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Lifers’ Journeys Culminate on Graduation Day

June 16, 2021 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Events, High School, Recess and Rhetoric, Student Life
Lifers’ Journeys Culminate on Graduation Day

Five young women in the Providence School Class of 2021 are affectionately known as “lifers.” All their formative years were spent in classes in the schools that have come together to form Providence School.

Evan Covell Hired as Athletic Director

June 11, 2021 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Athletics, High School, Middle School
Evan Covell Hired as Athletic Director

Providence hires cross country and track coach Evan Covell as new athletic director.

Class of 2021 Commencement is June 4

June 3, 2021 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Events, High School
Class of 2021 Commencement is June 4

The 6:00 pm event on June 4 will be live streamed

Moving Closer to the People God Made Us to Be: Making wise decisions

May 26, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: High School, Recess and Rhetoric
Moving Closer to the People God Made Us to Be: Making wise decisions

As a Christian school, we absolutely want our students to learn, but we also want them to learn what to do with the things that they learn. We want to set them up to make wise and thoughtful choices and life decisions. 

Senior Capstone Project Grows from the Bedrock of a Providence Education

May 20, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, High School, Recess and Rhetoric
Senior Capstone Project Grows from the Bedrock of a Providence Education

The Senior Thesis Project encapsulates many of the traits and habits we desire a Providence graduate to develop: critical thinking, curiosity, eloquence, collaboration, and more.

Top Senior Research Projects Announced

May 13, 2021 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, High School
Top Senior Research Projects Announced

Providence Announces the Class of 2021 Senior Thesis Project Finalists

Learning to Learn: The Importance of Play

May 13, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Preschool, Recess and Rhetoric
Learning to Learn: The Importance of Play

Critical thinking, creativity, problem-solving, collaboration, curiosity, resilience, friendship, compassion, and wise decision-making are all valuable life skills, the foundations of which are tenderly and thoughtfully established as young as the preschool years through play.

TRIAD Program Launches in Upper School

May 11, 2021 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Arts, Athletics, High School, Outdoor Education
TRIAD Program Launches in Upper School

Announcement of new two-week intensive-study program ignites campus enthusiasm

The Three-Legged Stool: How We Define Our Educational Partnership

May 6, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Elementary School, Head of School, High School, Middle School, Preschool, Recess and Rhetoric
The Three-Legged Stool: How We Define Our Educational Partnership

Providence teachers, students, and parents engage with one another in multiple ways.

Collaboration, Castles, and the Kingdom of God

April 28, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: High School, Middle School, Recess and Rhetoric, Student Life
Collaboration, Castles, and the Kingdom of God

We are all building something; the question is, are we better off doing it alone or in collaboration with other members of our community?

Intentional Parenting and Raising Resilient Children

April 21, 2021 by Tawny Kilpper | Posted In: Alumni, Head of School, High School, Middle School, Recess and Rhetoric
Intentional Parenting and Raising Resilient Children

I learned from a wise role model and a basket of clementines to embrace my role as the primary educator for my children. The best lessons are seldom comfortably learned.

Students Actively Participate in Their Education

April 15, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, Elementary School, Recess and Rhetoric
Students Actively Participate in Their Education

I don’t remember the first time I tied my shoes, read a book, wrote a story, did the dishes, sincerely asked someone for forgiveness without being made to do so, or merged onto the freeway alone.

Three Educational Paradigms Demonstrate What We Love the Most

April 7, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, Articles, Libertas Scholars, Recess and Rhetoric
Three Educational Paradigms Demonstrate What We Love the Most

Shaping what students should love relies on the teacher—a sage on stage—to cultivate deep knowledge about and deep love for topics students may never have considered. This is the essence of a distinctly Christian education.

Irrigating the Desert: Why We Need Humanities More Today than Ever Before

March 17, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Recess and Rhetoric
Irrigating the Desert: Why We Need Humanities More Today than Ever Before

The study of humanities pushes us to examine the bigger questions of life. Humanities-based education is at the heart of Providence School’s distinctly Christian educational philosophy.

Putting Science in its Place

March 10, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, Recess and Rhetoric
Putting Science in its Place

The efficacy of science is a siren call to us to think that science can answer ALL questions. We resist this call by putting science in its place and realizing science cannot stand on its own feet.

Dare to Be a Daniel: Becoming a Strategic Influencer in an Influencer-led Culture

March 3, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Head of School, Recess and Rhetoric
Dare to Be a Daniel: Becoming a Strategic Influencer in an Influencer-led Culture

Influencers are as old as human history. Follow along as Soo Chang unpacks the story of Daniel and his friends, drawing modern lessons for how Christian parents and schools can be training grounds for deploying strategic influencers in today’s world.

Treks, Rocks, Logs, and Spiritual Formation

February 24, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Middle School, Outdoor Education, Recess and Rhetoric, Student Life
Treks, Rocks, Logs, and Spiritual Formation

Some lessons are best received in a verdant, outdoor setting. Tag along with Rod Meadth as he hikes with sixth graders.

New Blog Post: Shooting Hoops with Soo Chang and “KD”

February 18, 2021 by Admin | Posted In: Recess and Rhetoric
New Blog Post: Shooting Hoops with Soo Chang and “KD”

Intellectual preparation is no different from preparing to become a professional athlete. A distinctly Christian educational prepares students to thrive in college and in life.

Providence’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Olivia Bates

January 20, 2021 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Athletics, High School, In the Press, Libertas Scholars, Student Life
Providence’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Olivia Bates

Providence senior Olivia Bates was honored with the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table’s “Scholar Athlete of the Year” award.

State of the School Meeting held January 19, 2021

January 20, 2021 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: General Information, Head of School, Videos
State of the School Meeting held January 19, 2021

Watch the video compilations from this evening, reflecting on the state of Providence School.



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