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Providence Presents: Demystifying the College Admission Process – 10/17

October 4, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Did You Know, Events, High School
Providence Presents:  Demystifying the College Admission Process – 10/17

 Finding the “right fit.” Getting in to the “right” college. Taking the ACT or SAT—or both. Applying for scholarships and financial aid. Going on college visits. Writing the college essay. The college admissions process can feel daunting and complex. But it doesn’t have to.  With a four-year, comprehensive approach to college counseling, Providence guides students… read more »

Providence Senior Accepted to Princeton

January 26, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Did You Know, Head of School, High School
Providence Senior Accepted to Princeton

Providence high school reached a milestone when senior Lily Olsen opened an online portal on December 15 and learned she was offered a place in the freshman class at Princeton University. Princeton is one of the eight “Ivy League” colleges and universities known for academic excellence and highly selective admissions. (The Ivies also include Brown,… read more »

An Interview with a Middle School Teacher

May 9, 2014 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Articles, Did You Know, Middle School
An Interview with a Middle School Teacher

Written by Carri Svoboda, Middle School humanities teacher Ugh! Isn’t middle school when kids are at their worst? Are you kidding me? Middle school is when the kids are at their best! They are no longer learning to read but instead reading to learn. They are no longer just following what others say but are… read more »

Providence Performers Present Music Man

May 2, 2014 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Did You Know, Head of School, Outdoor Education
Providence Performers Present Music Man

A cast and chorus of more than 50 Providence students take to the Porter Hall stage at Westmont on May 16 and 17 to present the delightful musical, The Music Man. Three performances are scheduled:  Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:00 pm and a Saturday matinee at 2:30 pm.  PURCHASE TICKETS TODAY! Seats are $20 for preferred,… read more »

College Interns Observe Providence’s Easy, Thorough Integration of Faith and Learning

February 1, 2014 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Articles, Athletics, Did You Know, High School, Middle School, Student Life
College Interns Observe Providence’s Easy, Thorough Integration of Faith and Learning

This article was written by intern Anna Beebe, a Providence Hall Class of 2011 graduate. Three Westmont College seniors spent the Fall 2013 semester on Providence’s Upper Campus as interns. Each intern brought preconceptions about what an independent Christian school is like into the experience and each left with new thoughts and impressions. Kate Stipa,… read more »

Opening Fall of 2014 | Providence Preschool

December 12, 2013 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Academics, Did You Know, Elementary School, General Information, In the Press
Opening Fall of 2014  |  Providence Preschool

Providence will be opening a Preschool in the Fall of 2014!  The preschool years are critical to a child’s optimal development and future success. These years are also some of the most special as children begin to explore and engage in the world around them. In helping children learn, develop, and grow to their full… read more »

2014 Annual Benefit Auction and Dinner | Honor and Prepare

December 11, 2013 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Alumni, Did You Know, Elementary School, General Information, Head of School, High School, Middle School, Videos
2014 Annual Benefit Auction and Dinner | Honor and Prepare

The Santa Barbara Christian School’s Annual Auction has been a cherished tradition for more than twenty years. Each year it is a highly anticipated evening that features an exciting live auction, a silent auction filled with stunning items, and an inspirational program that illustrates the many ways our school impacts Santa Barbara for Jesus Christ…. read more »

VIDEO: Alumni Spotlight: Chloe Eaton, Class of 2011

December 7, 2013 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Academics, Alumni, Did You Know, General Information, Videos
VIDEO: Alumni Spotlight:  Chloe Eaton, Class of 2011

Chloe Eaton, Class of 2011, talks about how her Providence education prepared her well for the rigors of Gordon College in Massachusetts.  Many thanks to James Solum, Class of 2014, for shooting and producing this video while traveling on the annual College Trip this year.

VIDEO: The Freedom of Providence

November 7, 2013 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Academics, Alumni, Did You Know, Elementary School, General Information, Head of School, High School, In the Press, Middle School, Student Life, Videos
VIDEO: The Freedom of Providence

Mr. O’Neil, Head of the Upper School, opened this year’s Fall Forum with a short message on how a Providence education makes its students more free.

Providence Hall and Santa Barbara Christian School to Merge

June 25, 2013 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, Alumni, Articles, Arts, Athletics, Connected Learning, Did You Know, Events, General Information, Head of School, High School, In the Press, Middle School, Outdoor Education, Student Life
Providence Hall and Santa Barbara Christian School to Merge

Santa Barbara, California—June 26, 2013— Providence Hall and Santa Barbara Christian School announce a merger to become Santa Barbara’s first comprehensive Christian school serving grades K-12. A merger between Providence Hall and Santa Barbara Christian School has been approved by the respective schools’ boards of directors and by the Santa Barbara Christian School Corporation. This… read more »



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