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School Year Opens with Convocation Ceremony

August 22, 2018 by Elaine Rottman
Providence, incorporating the former El Montecito School and the former Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School, opened the 2018-2019 academic year with a convocation ceremony on Tuesday evening, August 21, at First United Methodist Church in Santa Barbara.
Attendees witnessed a procession of all faculty and seventh- through twelfth-grade students. They heard welcome messages and charges from the head of school, Dr. Tim Loomer, the head student prefect, Maggie Coffin, and from three teachers, Tifanny Massey (lower school), Scott Mitchell (middle school), and Bruce Rottman (high school).
Classes began today for Providence preschool through high school students, with nearly 400 enrolled.