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Science Expo: Experience the Human Machine Debuts April 25

April 23, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Elementary School, Engineering Academy, Middle School
Science Expo:  Experience the Human Machine Debuts April 25

Rodney Meadth, director of the Providence Engineering Academy, and his middle school students have put together a hands-on science expo aimed at elementary-aged students, called “Experience the Human Machine.”  All are invited to Upper Campus (630 E. Canon Perdido Street) for this annual event, taking place Wednesday, April 25, from 3 pm – 5 pm. … read more »

Better Together:  Providence and ELMO Merge for Sustainable Greatness in Christian Education

April 19, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Elementary School, General Information, High School, In the Press, Middle School, Preschool
Better Together:  Providence and ELMO Merge for Sustainable Greatness in Christian Education

Some things simply are better together: peanut butter and jelly, chips and salsa, movies and popcorn, and Batman and Robin, to name just a few. While great on their own, in combination they enhance each other, becoming better for being together. By a unanimous vote on Monday, April 16, the boards of directors of El… read more »

Spring Choral Concert Is Dedicated to Those Affected by Fire and Mudflow 

April 13, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, Elementary School, Events, High School, Middle School
Spring Choral Concert Is Dedicated to Those Affected by Fire and Mudflow 

The Providence spring choral concert features the high school Chorale and Chamber Singers, the middle school Chorus, and the youth ensemble, Laudate, which includes children from grades 3-6. This year’s concert is dedicated to the families who were affected by the Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslides and debris flow. The stone walls of the beautiful… read more »

“High Pressure and High Anxiety” – April 12

April 6, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Events, High School, Middle School
“High Pressure and High Anxiety” – April 12

  Matt Long is Providence’s academic dean and a trained sports psychologist. His Providence Presents talk will be of great interest to all parents of children and teens who become anxious under pressure or obsess over test scores and grades. Matt is passionate about helping students develop a well-rounded skill set in order to reach… read more »

A Historic Moment: City of Goleta Approves Providence Upper School Campus Proposal

March 7, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Articles, Engineering Academy, General Information, High School, Middle School
A Historic Moment: City of Goleta Approves Providence Upper School Campus Proposal

This is a historic moment for Providence. After two years of dedicated and focused board and administrative leadership, our change-of-use request for the Pacific Technology Center has been approved by the City of Goleta. Once renovated, the current research and development facility, a 21,408-square-foot building at 5385 Hollister Avenue, just west of Goleta Cottage Hospital, would be a… read more »

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 »

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 »

Engineering Classes Prove Popular in Middle School

October 2, 2017 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, Articles, Engineering Academy, Middle School
Engineering Classes Prove Popular in Middle School

MS Engineering: The First Month The popularity of the middle school engineering program at Providence has really taken off this year; for the first time, we will be admitting eighteen students in both first and second semester! It’s our largest class size yet for this program, which is exciting. But what exactly, I hear you… 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 »

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 »



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