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Kylie Brown Named National Merit Commended

October 13, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Athletics, High School, In the Press, Student Life
Kylie Brown Named National Merit Commended

Senior Kylie Brown has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. She is among the top three percent of scorers throughout the nation being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. A student at Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School since kindergarten, Kylie is planning a career in either electrical or… read more »

Providence Presents (9/26): Truths & misconceptions about competitive sports

September 6, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Athletics, Events, High School, Middle School
Providence Presents (9/26): Truths & misconceptions about competitive sports

Are competitive sports right for me? What does it take to play college sports?  Providence Presents brings another informative event to the Santa Barbara community on Tuesday, September 26. “Truths and Misconceptions about the World of Competitive Sports” is a must for student athletes, coaches, and families of student athletes at any level:  elementary school,… read more »

Tennis Debuts as CIF Sport

September 5, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Athletics, High School
Tennis Debuts as CIF Sport

The addition of  girls tennis to to the Providence CIF sports rotation has Athletic Director Steve Stokes all smiles these days. “Adding a new sport is exciting and shows that our athletic programs are growing with our school,” he says. “It is wonderful to have one more option for our students to compete in high… read more »

Two New Coaches Join Patriots Team

August 15, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Athletics, High School, Outdoor Education
Two New Coaches Join Patriots Team

Providence Athletic Director Steve Stokes is pleased to announce two additions to the high school coaching roster. Andy Gill, middle school physical education teacher and director of the popular Beyond the Classroom and Outdoor Leadership programs, will coach cross country running. “Andy’s vision for the cross country program mirrors what we want for our athletic… read more »

Girls Basketball Team Enters CIF Playoffs Feb. 20

February 16, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Athletics, High School
Girls Basketball Team Enters CIF Playoffs Feb. 20

The Providence Patriots girls basketball team capped an undefeated league season with a 37-32 win Feb. 9 against Dunn (who also came in undefeated). This is the first Condor League Championship for the girls basketball program since the 2013 season when the girls went on to win the CIF Championship in our division.  The #10-ranked girls have a… read more »

Boys Basketball Team Earns League Championship; CIF Playoffs Begin Feb. 17

February 16, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Athletics, High School
Boys Basketball Team Earns League Championship; CIF Playoffs Begin Feb. 17

The Providence Patriots varsity boys basketball team, the undefeated Condor League champions, play the first round of CIF competition Wednesday, Feb. 17, at home (Westmont College) with Shandon. Game time is 7:30 pm. The Providence boys have been ranked in the top 10 in CIF for the past eight consecutive weeks. Their record is 15-6 overall, “despite… read more »

Chase Being Great – Homecoming 2016

January 21, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Alumni, Athletics, Elementary School, Events, High School, Middle School, Preschool, Student Life
Chase Being Great – Homecoming 2016

Spirit-Filled Patriots Week Planned for January 25-30! Homecoming Week at Providence is is a fun-filled time for students and a wonderful opportunity for alumni to reconnect with the school, whether a graduate of Providence (Classes of 2014–2015), Providence Hall (Classes of 2007–2013), or Santa Barbara Christian School (Classes of 1959–2013). Patriots Week activities on our campuses include… read more »

Providence Hires First-Rate Girls Volleyball Coaching Staff

July 23, 2015 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Athletics
Providence Hires First-Rate Girls Volleyball Coaching Staff

Steve Stokes, Providence athletic director, is pleased to announce the hiring of three new girls volleyball coaches. “In our coaching search, we focused on finding the right group of people to build a great volleyball program here at Providence. We have found that dynamic group,” he says, announcing the appointments of head coach David Goss,… read more »

Steve Stokes Named Athletic Director

May 26, 2015 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Athletics, High School, Middle School
Steve Stokes Named Athletic Director

Providence is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Stokes as athletic director, with responsibility for all middle school and high school teams. Stokes joined the Providence Patriots athletics program in 2014-2015 as boys varsity basketball coach. As a Patriots coach, Stokes got a close-up look at Providence this past year. Commenting on that experience,… read more »

Matthew Eaton Earns All-CIF Honors in Basketball

March 26, 2015 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Athletics, High School
Matthew Eaton Earns All-CIF Honors in Basketball

Patriots senior guard Matthew Eaton was named 1st Team All-CIF, a huge honor. Matthew set both the single game scoring record (36 points) and the career scoring record for the Providence boys basketball program. He averaged 19.5 points, 6.1 rebounds, and two steals a game for Providence. The 6’2″ senior enjoyed playing on the starting varsity… read more »



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