Upper School News and Events

Art Students Win at Dogwood

Soccer on Winning Streak

Upper School Performs Anything Goes

Three Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

Tennis on Winning Streak

Chess Team Wins State

10th Grade Celebrates Confirmation

The Head of School Address

Varsity Soccer Wins Tournament

Our Cura Personalis Honorees

Basketball Wins State Championship

Swim Team Wins State Championship

Roma Raises $8,000 For Senior Trip

Basketball Wins Region, Hosts State

David S.: STAR, Nat'l Merit Finalist

Register for Summer Camps

Ms. Hetzel Publishes Article

Bishop Shlesinger Visits HSP

A Catholic Schools Week Message from the Head of School

Dear Holy Spirit Prep Family, Happy Catholic Schools Week! I thank you for your support and partnership with Holy Spirit Prep. As a token of gratitude, one of our alums, Tom Yao ’16, donated a series of greeting cards to each of our families. Tom is an accomplished artist who converted to the Catholic Faith while at HSP. I include a l...

Inspiratio Presents Lou Judd, 2/26

Basketball Wins at Dream Challenge

Students Stand for Life

7th-Grader Sarah Wins Spelling Bee

Swim Wins Final Meet

Senior Named All-State Art Winner

Alumni Reunite for Christmas Brunch

Announcing the Spring Musical

Swim Teams Head to State

Notre Dame Orchestra Performs at HSP

B-ball Makes Statement at Nat'l Tourneys

Students Prepare for March for Life

Clay Targets Goes to State

Deacon John Ordained a Priest

Basketball Opens Season with Wins

Celebrating Grandparents Day

Oz is a "Merry" Debut

Senior Georgii Signs with DePaul

Students Encounter Relics of St. Pio

Beth Van De Voorde Honored by Archdiocese

Varsity Football Closes Season with Win

Volleyball Names All-State, -Region

HSP Reclaims Catholic Cup

Alumni Profile: Dr. Kathleen Muckenhirn ('07)

Jamie Reger Named Master Teacher

Welcome, Deacon John

Clay Targets Preps for Inaugural Meet

Robotics Team Kicks off Season

XC Excels at Augusta Meet

Varsity Football Fights the Fightin' Irish

Students Support Habitat's Pope Francis Build

Neighbor News: Eclipse as Teaching Tool

SJC Builds Homes in Kentucky

St. Joseph’s Cohort 2017: What a Wonderful World “Load ‘em up!” The shouts rang out through the Holy Spirit Prep parking lot on Saturday morning, June 17th. The big vans were loaded with tools and luggage, and the little Cougar vans were loaded with more tools and luggage. The parents exchanged their last hugs, “be ...

Final Honor Roll

Jump to Upper School 2nd semester Honor Roll Lower School 4th Quarter Honor Roll Principal's Honor Roll is awarded at the end of each quarter to any student earning a grade of A- or above for every subject taken that quarter including enrichment areas. 3rd Grade Giulia Bryant Alexis Coury Elizabeth del Mazo Madeleine Hathorn Solya...

Our 2017-18 House Leaders

Soccer Advances to State Final Four

Seniors Travel to Rome

Our 2017 Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Guest Speaker

Holy Spirit Prep is proud to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2017, and the guest speaker for this year's commencement exercises. Natalie Casal is the valedictorian of the Class of 2017. A student at Holy Spirit Prep since 1st grade, Natalie is a member of the National Honor Society, National Latin Honor S...

Summer Reading

The 2017 Ingenium Released

HSPers Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs

Neighbor News: Athlete of the Week

Our 2017-18 Head Boy and Girl

Seniors Named Georgia Scholars

Families Go on Easter Mission

Junior Wins State Tennis Title

US Has Blast with Joseph

Track Wins at Region

Art Team Takes 2nd at Dogwood

HSP Wins State Chess Championship

Holy Spirit Preparatory School has won the inaugural State Chess Championship sponsored by the Georgia Independent School Association. The tournament, hosted on Thursday, March 23, at Marist School in Atlanta, pitted six varsity chess teams against each other in six rounds of individual chess matches: including 1st-place Holy Spirit Prep, runner-up...

Hundreds Show for Catholic College Fair

Our Cura Personalis Honorees

Varsity Soccer Wins Crusader Classic

Ten Boys Go on Silent Retreat

Head Girl Named STAR Student

Teachers Recognized During CSW

Basketball Closes Season on Top

Students Win Theology Competitions

"As Colorful As Mine:" An Alumna Looks Back at HSP

Girls Go on Silent Retreat

Students March for Life in DC

Mrs. Valek Recognized by Archdiocese

Senior Named to 20 Under 20

Key Dates for 2017-18

Clothing Drive Collects $3,500+ Articles

HSP Wins 1st High Q Round

Seniors Retreat to Restoration ATL

Students Win SIP Grants

Students Help Archbishop Observe Nostra Aetate

Faculty Present at GISA Conference

HSP Hosts Nat'l Formation Summt

HSP Supports Pope Francis Build

House System Inducts New Members

Inspiratio Presents Kevin Wack

Faculty Break Annual Fund Giving Record

HSP Competes on High Q

Alumni Adventures: Eve Fickett, Archaeologist

HSP Sponsors 2016 Pope Francis Build

Welcome, Fr. Brian Hoelzen

11th Grade Goes on Retreat

Football Opens Season with Father-Son Ceremony

Neighbor News: Cougars’ football team begins summer workouts

Get Oliver's Labels, Supporting PVA

Summer Letter from the Head of School

July 15, 2016 Feast of St. Bonaventure Dear Holy Spirit Prep family, Our students make me very proud each summer when they take the lessons of formation they learn at HSP and put them into action. In June, Fr. Juan led a team primarily of HSP boys on a mission trip to the outskirts of Cancun, Mexico. They spent their time at an assisted l...

Summer Office Hours

During the summer, Holy Spirit Prep's offices are open Monday-Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm. Offices will be closed July 4-8, reopening on Monday, July 11.

4th Quarter Honor Roll

Jump to Upper School Lower School 4th Quarter Honor Roll Principal's Honor Roll is awarded at the end of each quarter to any student earning a grade of A- or above for every subject taken that quarter including enrichment areas. 3rd Grade Alexander Carreras Alexander Guido Anthony Lombardi Bridget Durham Chelsea Taylor ...

Latin Students Exceed National Averages on Exam

Summer Reading

Congratulations, Class of 2016

    Lauren Bohling is the valedictorian of the Class of 2016. Lauren has attended Holy Spirit Prep since ninth grade. She served as Holy Spirit Prep's Head Girl, and is a member of Alpha Phi, HSP's service sorority; a student ambassador; a member of the Latin, Math, and National Honor Societies; and is involved...

Read the 2016 Ingenium

Senior Cassie Releases 1st Album

Upper School Triumphs with Cinderella

Olivia, 7th Grade, Wins Oratorical Contest

Girls Soccer Wins 2nd Tournament in 2 Weeks

Tennis Wins Over Dominion

Baseball Picks up 3rd, 4th Wins

Reporter News Honors Jill Stedman

HSP Alum Aids Mission to Madagascar

Catholic College Fair Brings Archdiocese to Campus

Support Operation Rice Bowl During Lent

Seniors Raise Over $6,000 for Rome

Mrs. Askins Selected for Study Abroad Program

Faculty, Students Get Snowed In Marching for Life

FOX5: Hawks' Forward Trains with HSP Basketball

HSP Supports Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Two HSP Students Named Finalists in National Design Contest

SJC Provides Christmas for 75 Families

Robotics Club Competes at FIRST Tech Challenge

Faculty Present at Catholic Ed Conference

Physics Teacher Ms. Hall Earns PhD

Alumni Come Home for Pigskin Classic

Alumni Wins 2015 Volunteer of the Year

US Performs "Midsummer Night's Dream"

Alums Creating Legacy at Georgia Tech

Students Reflect on Where God is Calling Them

Six Faculty Present to GISA Conference

Cross Country Finishes 4th at State | All-State Players Named

Reporter News' Standout Student: John Arnold

Durham Closes Season #2 in Nation

Varsity Football Earns Playoff Spot

Students Accepted to WADE Exhibit

Cross Country Wins HSP Invitational

Volleyball Caps Regular Season with Win

Volleyball Earns Two Wins, On to State

Cross Country Takes First Place - Twice

Football Shuts Out Griffin Christian

Head Girl Named National Merit Semi-Finalist

Naval Academy Magazine Features Three HSP Alums

2015 Alum Wins Soccer Scholarship

Live Stream HSP Football Games

Ms. Rombalski Wins at Nat'l Archery Shoot

Cougar Football vs. North Georgia

Volleyball Opens Season Against Cornerstone

Dr. Deen Publishes First Book

11Alive: HSP, area Catholic high schools, pray rosary ahead of football season

Dean of Faculty Named Finalist for Presidential Award

Reporter News: Holy Spirit Prep appoints new Upper School principal

Jocelyn Sotomayor, New Upper School Principal

Meet our 2015-16 Student Leadership

Andrew Vickery Lauren Bohling Lizzie Markham Stephanie Perez Andrew O'Hare Lauren Krupczak Congratulations to Holy Spirit Prep's 2015-16 Head Boy, Andrew Vickery, and Head Girl, Lauren Bohling! The two rising seniors will act as the head of the stu...

4th Quarter Honor Roll

Lower School Jump to Upper School Principal's Honor Roll is awarded at the end of each quarter to any student earning a grade of A- or above for every subject taken that quarter including enrichment areas. 3rd grade Vincent Casal Thomas Godfrey Nicholas Guido Ella Johnston Stella Lampert Ian O'Shields Alexia Riley ...

Congratulations to the Class of 2015

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The Class of 2015's College Acceptances

Another college admissions season is winding down and excitement abounds at HSP. We are delighted with the opportunities ahead of our 10th graduating class. The Class of 2015 is considering their offers and getting prepared for life as alumni. Our seniors have received 187 acceptances from 97 different colleges and universities. We continue to h...

HSP Wins 1st at Dogwood Artist Throwdown

Alumni Profile: Elizabeth Hanna Pham ('08)

Announcing our New Director of Athletics

We are pleased to announce the appointment of our own Kevin Evans as our new Director of Athletics. When Holy Spirit Prep began the national search for a Director of Athletics, our Head of School, Mr. Pietrantonio, charged the search committee with finding a game-changing candidate to enhance the competitive level of our programs a...

Yearbook Order Form

Seniors Earn Highest Scout Honors

Cougar Baseball Defeats Whitefield, Johnson Ferry

Head Girl Becomes National Merit Finalist

Students Win at Classics Competition

Reporter News: Ean Huan, February's Standout Student

Alumni News: Police Explorer returns ‘home’ to Sandy Springs

Seniors Raise Over $7,000 at Roma

Jump down to see clips from the student entertainment lineup.  HSP's Class of 2015 raised over $7,000 the evening of Wednesday, February 4, when they hosted Roma!, a night of food, entertainment, and auctions to support the annual class trip to Rome.  This class of seniors will be the 10th graduating class from Holy S...

Atlanta InTown: Alexis Wilkinson Named to 20 Under 20

Mike Verlander Honored at Archbishop's Banquet

Huge Early College Acceptance Season for HSP Seniors

2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Lower School Jump to Upper School Principal's Honor Roll is awarded at the end of each quarter to any student earning a grade of A- or above for every subject taken that quarter including enrichment areas. 3rd grade  Timi Browne  Vincent Casal  Abigail Crupi  Thomas Godfrey  Nicholas Guido  ...

Summer Camps

Varsity Football Wins 27-26 in One of the Biggest Comebacks in HSP History

Down 7-20 against Young American at the half this past Friday, October 24, Cougar varsity football stormed the field the second half, winning the game 27-26 and making for one of the greatest comebacks in school history! The Cougars came out determined to make a statement the second half...and they did. Touchdown credit goes to Conner ...

Volleyball Closes Regular Season with Win and Senior Night

Fun Run Race Results

Fun Run Results   5K Race Winners 1-Mile Race Winners 5K Overall Results 1-Mile Overall Results Stroller Stride Overall Results Overall &n...

Varsity Football Takes Home Big Win on Homecoming Night

Holy Spirit Prep's varsity Cougar football team demonstrated some of its finest performances this season as it rocked Griffin Christian High 52-20 during HSP's Homecoming celebration. Capping a week of school spirit, the team took to its home field turf in front of a neon crowd of supporters and, by half time, had firmly established th...

President of Belmont Abbey College to Speak at HSP on Athletics

Neighbor News: With new coach Holy Spirit Prep seeks return to winning ways

Georgia Bulletin: ‘Second and 6’ with HSP’s new head football coach

Head Girl Meredith Jones Earns Top Scores on SAT, ACT

News WSB: Atlanta teen earns perfect scores on SAT, ACT exams Georgia Bulletin: Perfect score on SAT and ACT by Holy Spirit Prep student Neighbor News: Holy Spirit student earns perfect scores on SAT, ACT tests Reporter News: Standout Student: Meredith Jones scores perfect SAT, ACT ​Buckhead Patch: Holy Spirit Prep Stu...

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors High School Student for Law Day 2014

Announcing the 2014 Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Guest Speaker

Holy Spirit Prep is proud to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2014, and the guest speaker for this year’s graduation exercises. Carson Hooper has been named this year’s valedictorian. Having attended HSP since preschool, Carson has experienced the entire runway of academic and spiritu...

Georgia Bulletin: Holy Spirit alumnus led protests against ‘Black Mass’ at Harvard

Georgia Bulletin: Holy Spirit junior wins pro-life speech contest

Georgia Bulletin: Holy Spirit Prep senior Sarah Martin ‘finds her voice’ to inspire others to success

Georgia Bulletin: HSP faculty awarded professional development grants

Varsity Soccer Players Named to State and Region All-Star Teams

Georgia Bulletin: High school senior finds ‘a sense of confidence’ as equestrian

College Update: Seniors Announce Their College Choices

Students Travel to Rome for Papal Canonization

Georgia Bulletin: Top Scouts at Holy Spirit Prep

Senior Alexandra Cook Picked for State Art Show

7 Seniors Receive Highest Awards in Scouting

HSP Alumnae Reunite for Retreat

Senior Carson Hooper Named STAR Student

Alumni Profile: Blair Brown and Max Jones, Head Girl and Head Boy, Class of '08

Luke Whelan Signs Letter of Intent for Belmont Abbey

On Wednesday, February 5th, senior Luke Whelan signed a letter of intent committing himself to play soccer for Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina. The long-time goalkeeper formally began his soccer career in 5th grade, when he joined his friends on Holy Spirit Preparatory School’s Little Cougar soccer team. Luke volunteered to b...

Students, Faculty Participate in March for Life in DC, Atlanta

New Football Program Up and Running

Northside Neighbor: Selina Kelete is Player of the Week

54% of Senior Class Start Admissions Season with College Acceptances

Alumni Profile: Jack Shaw, Mike Shaw, and Jacob Morrell ('10) On the Verge of Rock Stardom

Missed Curriculum Night? Listen to Mr. Pietrantonio's and Mr. Curtin's Addresses

On the evening of Wednesday, November 20th, Holy Spirit Prep hosted a curriculum night, offering HSP parents a unique opportunity to meet the high school leadership team - our Head of School, Upper School principal, department chairs, et al - and learn about high school classes and programs at HSP. Before parents split off to meet with department c...

CNN Interviews Mrs. Dean, Seniors about the Common App

Four HSP Students Train as Leaders with Youth Leadership Sandy Springs

Eleventh-graders Ciara Doyle, Meredith Jones, Drew Vincent, and Kyle Winkler have been accepted into the 2013-14 class of Youth Leadership Sandy Springs. The students join 31 others from 8 area schools who will spend this school year learning leadership skills while studying the Sandy Springs community. The students started their year of explora...

2013 AP Scores Overwhelm State, National, and Global Averages

The 84 Upper School students who took Advanced Placement exams this past school year rocketed past the performance of their peers in Georgia, the United States, and around the world, proving, through their education at Holy Spirit Prep, they are becoming prepared to take a place as leaders in the world. Advanced Placement (AP) courses are c...

HSP Hosts Alumni Barbecue

Alumni from the eight graduating classes of Holy Spirit Prep, along with parents, faculty, and staff, gathered together on on the Upper School Quad on the afternoon of Sunday, July 28. Under an overcast but warm sky, our alumni reconnected with the school, with classmates, and welcomed the newest alumni from the Class of 2013 as they prep...

Saint Joseph’s Cohort Helps the “Hills and Hollers” of Kentucky

A team of thirty students, faculty, and alumni from Saint Joseph’s Cohort, an Upper School apostolate, recently spent eight days on mission in the remotest parts of Appalachia. Twenty-four students, five faculty members, and one alumnus (Ryan Casey, ’12) made up the team, traveling to Whitley City, Kentucky, to volunteer with Hills and ...

HSP Cheer Team Wins Big at UCA Cheer Camp

Thirteen of Holy Spirit Prep’s varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders made their parents, teachers, coaches, and the HSP community proud when they attended a Universal Cheerleading Association (UCA) Cheer Camp at Lake Lanier June 11-14. Led by coaches and HSP moms Hilary MacIsaac and Denise Gunderson, the girls trained for a week with UCA pr...

HSP Girls Serve “The Most Vulnerable” in Jamaica

On Saturday, June 1, just one day after the hectic last week of school at Holy Spirit Prep came to a close, a team of 11 Upper School girls departed Atlanta for the sandy shores of Kingston, Jamaica. Their destination wasn’t the beach, and they didn’t have relaxing in mind; these 11 girls and their chaperones – HSP parent Liz Merr...

HSP Seniors Return from Rome

In happy spirits from their trip and exhausted from their travels, the senior class of Holy Spirit Prep recently returned from a long-anticipated sojourn to Rome. About 30 of the 45 graduating seniors attended, along with their three faculty chaperones, Michael Verlander, Jane Sloan, and Rochelle Rombalski. Michael Verlander has organized the senio...

Holy Spirit Prep Celebrates Daiyann Cook, Gates Scholar

Holy Spirit is proud to announce that Daiyaan Cook, graduating HSP student, has been named a Gates Millennium Scholar. Each year, the Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS) selects one thousand talented students to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. Gates Millennium Scholars also rece...

Class of 2013 Observes Commencement

Holy Spirit Preparatory School celebrated the commencement exercises of its eighth graduating class on Tuesday, May 28. The day-long celebration officially commenced at 10:30am with a baccalaureate Mass at Holy Spirit Church celebrated by Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory, and concelebrated by Monsignor Edward Dillon, rector of Holy Spirit Church; ...