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“Make Up” Winter Concert – CANCELED

January 10, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, Events, Student Life
“Make Up” Winter Concert – CANCELED

Due to the disruption of the tragic mudslides in Montecito, the Winter Concert originally scheduled for Friday, January 12, has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.   

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 »

Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans

November 7, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Elementary School, Events, Student Life
Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans

Thursday, November 9, Providence Lower School students (grades K-6) will honor our nation’s veterans at an annual Veterans Day Assembly. Students will serve attending veterans refreshments at 12:30 pm and the assembly will begin  at 12:45 pm in Luther Hall (3723 Modoc Road), adjacent to the Providence Lower School campus.  During the assembly, students will perform a delightful medley… 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 »

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 Honors Veterans with Special Programs on November 10

November 9, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Elementary School, Events, High School, Middle School, Student Life
Providence Honors Veterans with Special Programs on November 10

In honor of Veterans Day and to help students develop an appreciation for and to thank the men and women who have served our country, Providence has planned two special programs on Thursday, November 10. (School is closed in honor of Veterans Day on November 11). Middle School Veterans Day Program Pastor Dick Margeson, retired… read more »

Annual Philia Project Teaches Lessons in Service

November 9, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Student Life
Annual Philia Project Teaches Lessons in Service

Every fall and spring, Providence students, from kindergarten through high school, dedicate 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 to demonstrate both their love for their school and for their community.   On Wednesday, November 9, high school students woke up to check… 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 »

Convocation Service Opens Academic Year on August 23

August 19, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, High School, Middle School, Student Life
Convocation Service Opens Academic Year on August 23

Convocation (Latin for “calling together”) is a formal academic and spiritual service that officially launches the beginning of the Providence Upper School year. During the convocation service, representatives of the Board of Directors, the administration, the faculty, and Upper School student prefect leaders will thank God for his providential care and ask for his blessing and… read more »

Hayley Penton Joins Providence as College Counselor and Student Life Director

May 24, 2016 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, High School, Student Life
Hayley Penton Joins Providence as College Counselor and Student Life Director

Hayley Penton will join the Providence Upper School staff as Director of College Counseling and Student Life. Mrs. Penton comes to Providence from Oaks Christian School, where she has served as student activities director for the past two years. During that time, she worked closely with faculty and administration to build a strong student leadership development… read more »



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