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Providence Opens Classrooms to Evacuees – Free for one month

January 16, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Elementary School, General Information, In the Press, Middle School, Preschool
Providence Opens Classrooms to Evacuees – Free for one month

In an effort to support families with children currently enrolled in preschools, elementary schools, and middle schools in the areas impacted by the Montecito mudflows, Providence is opening all classrooms with available space free of charge for a month. For more information, please contact Angie West, Director of Preschool and Lower School Admission (ages 3… 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 Forum a Cause for Celebration

March 24, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Events, Head of School, In the Press
Providence Forum a Cause for Celebration

Nearly 600 people gathered at the Granada Theatre for the seventh annual Providence Forum on March 15. It was a beautiful evening of community, food, conversation, music, and sharing the joy and impact of the Providence experience. The opening reception bustled with activity, as guests mingled, enjoyed bountiful appetizers, and listened to the music of alums… read more »

Two Providence Seniors Named National Merit Commended Students

October 20, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, High School, In the Press, Student Life
Two Providence Seniors Named National Merit Commended Students

Upper School principal, Mr. Scott Rockney, announced on Monday that Isabelle Marchand and Emily Peterson have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.  Commended Students placed among the top five percent of students who took the Preliminary SAT (PSAT).  “These young women have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented Rockney,… read more »

Trina Hudson to Lead Annual Giving Program at Providence

May 23, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: General Information, In the Press
Trina Hudson to Lead Annual Giving Program at Providence

Trina Hudson of Hudson Consulting joins Providence as Counsel for Annual Giving. A resident of Santa Barbara for over 30 years, Trina brings a knowledge and love of the community and its people to her work. Before joining Hudson Consulting, Trina was director of annual giving at Westmont College. During her tenure at Westmont she… read more »

Providence On the Radio

January 14, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: In the Press
Providence On the Radio

Dr. Scott Lisea, Head of School, and Mr. Randy Clark, Chair of the Board of Directors, appeared on the AHA! Presents About Education radio show on KZSB 1290 AM on January 13, 2016. Their lively banter with hosts Neil and Ben qualifies both gentlemen for second careers as comedians. More seriously, they provide insightful answers to a host of… read more »

Providence Mourns the Passing of Dr. David K. Winter

August 16, 2015 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: General Information, In the Press
Providence Mourns the Passing of Dr. David K. Winter

Dr. David K. Winter, Providence Hall headmaster from 2008-2011, died Saturday, August 15, at the age of 84. Dr. Winter began serving Providence Hall (at that time a new high school in Santa Barbara) in 2008 as a member of the Board of Directors, shortly after retiring from a 25-year tenure as president of Westmont… read more »

Providence Sweeps Readers’ Choice Awards

August 5, 2015 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: General Information, Head of School, In the Press
Providence Sweeps Readers’ Choice Awards

Providence is honored to receive the Santa Barbara News-Press 2015 Readers’ Choice Award for best private school in all three voting categories:  Preschool, K-8, and 9-12. Commenting on the awards, Dr. Scott Lisea, Head of School, said, “We are really proud of the way we pursue excellence at Providence and we are honored to be recognized by the community we… read more »

Providence Named Top Private School in Santa Barbara

July 31, 2014 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Elementary School, High School, In the Press, Middle School, Preschool, Uncategorized
Providence Named Top Private School in Santa Barbara

Providence is honored to receive the Santa Barbara News-Press 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards for best private school in both the K-8 and 9-12 categories. Commenting on the awards, Interim Head of School Chris Rutz says, “We are so happy that the excellent work we are doing at Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School, is recognized by… read more »

Planning for Growth

March 6, 2014 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Academics, Elementary School, General Information, Head of School, High School, In the Press, Middle School
Planning for Growth

Thoughtful planning and resource development are some of the most significant leadership responsibilities for any non-profit organization. We take those responsibilities very seriously at Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School. On behalf of the Providence community, it is our pleasure to announce several exciting enhancements to be implemented in the upcoming academic year.  Providence, A… read more »



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