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Providence Junior Jake Yonally Authors Published Article and Wins Writing Award

February 14, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Articles, High School, Libertas Scholars
Providence Junior Jake Yonally Authors Published Article and Wins Writing Award

Jake Yonally, a Providence junior and elite soccer player, recently had an article on Calvin Coolidge published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), a national economics and liberty think tank, and was recognized with a major writing award for a critical essay on The Rat Pack and the rise of equality of opportunity in… read more »

POSTPONED: “High Pressure and High Anxiety” with Matt Long

January 12, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Events, High School, Middle School
POSTPONED: “High Pressure and High Anxiety” with Matt Long

The Providence Presents seminar originally scheduled for January 18 is postponed to a future date. When rescheduled, the new date will be posted on this website.   Matt Long’s presentation will be of great interest for all parents of children who become anxious under pressure or obsess over test scores and grades. Providence is pleased… read more »

Students Hit the Streets in Community Service

November 7, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Elementary School, Events, High School, Middle School, Student Life
Students Hit the Streets in Community Service

Wednesday, November 8, is Philia Project Day. Every year, the entire Providence School dedicates a day to community service. This event is called the Philia Project. Philia is one of four Greek words for “love” and this project allows students, Grades K –12, to demonstrate both their love for their school and for their community. According… read more »

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: 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 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 »

Convocation Opens New School Year

August 15, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Elementary School, Events, Head of School, High School, Middle School, Preschool, Student Life
Convocation Opens New School Year

We are off to a great start! An inspiring and encouraging convocation ceremony opens the 2017-2018 school year on Tuesday, August 22. School opens for the new academic year the following morning. Convocation (Latin for “calling together”) is a formal service, both academic and spiritual, officially launching the new school year. During the convocation service… read more »

Providence Artists’ Work on Display in Santa Barbara

May 22, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, Elementary School, High School
Providence Artists’ Work on Display in Santa Barbara

Work by Providence’s talented student artists will be on display in two community venues this week. The upper school student art show runs through May 25 at Christ Presbyterian Church (36 E. Victoria Street). An opening reception for these fine artists is Tuesday, May 23, 3:30 pm – 6 pm at the church. All are… read more »

Providence Presents: Jamie Lisea on Parenting

April 28, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Elementary School, Head of School, High School, Preschool
Providence Presents:  Jamie Lisea on Parenting

Jamie Lisea is a wife, mom, friend, sister, daughter, working partner, speaker, and most recently, an author (Rich, Thirsty, Hungry). A communications major in college, Jamie most enjoys genuine connection with people and the art of asking a good question. After 25 years working in the mission of Young Life, she continues to train and… read more »



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