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Providence Catholic School wins at “Can’t Beat Love” video competition

Over the past few years, the issue of bullying in schools has become a national concern. San Antonio nonprofits Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. and the National Council of Jewish Women recently partnered to address the concern with a city-wide video competition called “Can’t Beat Love.” The purpose of the competition, now in its fourth […]

Science –It’s a Girl Thing at Providence Catholic School

Science –It’s a Girl Thing at Providence Catholic School

At Providence Catholic School, science is a girl thing. Starting in the 6th grade, students are encouraged to find their potential to thrive in science and math. “Great science is about creating, seeing connections, asking questions, understanding how and why things work,” Middle School science teacher Katie Shults said. “Girls…

Providence Catholic School –All Together

Much like it takes a village to raise a child, it took the entire Providence Community to produce the Tours video—lip-dubbing to a song from “High School Musical”—”We’re All in this Together.” A brainchild of Admissions Director Stephanie Takas-Mercer, the video includes all Providence students, faculty, staff, and several members of the Central Catholic/Providence Button […]

Providence Senior selected as National Merit® Scholarship Program Semifinalist

Providence Senior selected as National Merit® Scholarship Program Semifinalist

Providence Catholic School is proud to announce Senior Zoe Berra was recently selected as a semifinalist in the 2013 National Merit® Scholarship Program. More than 1.5 million juniors took the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Berra joins the nationwide pool of semifinalists, representing less than one percent…

Provet TV—Where Creativity and Technology Meet

Provet TV—Where Creativity and Technology Meet

Each day at Providence Catholic School begins with prayer and a live broadcast of morning school announcements, weather and news. Written, produced and directed by the young ladies in the Broadcast Journalism class, it is upbeat and informative. “Three minutes!” Darrell Martin, class teacher and Technology Director, reminds the crew.…

Providence Fish Camp–fighting the first-day-of-school jitters

Providence Fish Camp–fighting the first-day-of-school jitters

Providence Catholic School recently held its annual Fish Camp for incoming 9th grade students. Ever wonder why freshmen are called fish? Yahoo! Answers says “Freshmen are called fish because they are like a fish out of water, don’t know where to go, what to do, and can’t survive without assistance.”…

Fourth Annual Providence Alumnae Volleyball Games

Fourth Annual Providence Alumnae Volleyball Games

Providence Catholic School invites all alumnae classes to join us as players or fans at the 4th Annual Alumnae Volleyball Games. When: August 10, 2012 beginning at 6:00pm until the nets come down (about 9:00pm) Where: Providence Gym Cost: Admission is FREE What: Alumnae teams will play the current Varsity…

New Sign at Providence Catholic School Goes Back to the Future

New Sign at Providence Catholic School Goes Back to the Future

Providence Catholic School, located in downtown San Antonio at the corner of Brooklyn and St. Mary’s Street, has an updated outdoor sign. With fresh paint and bold colors, the Providence Crest—a symbol of the school’s heritage—takes center stage. “The symbols of the Crest, Mary holding the child, the urn of…

Providence Students Intern With Blue Star’s MOSAIC Program

Providence Students Intern With Blue Star’s MOSAIC Program

The comprehensive art program at Providence Catholic School is designed to inspire student creativity. Housed in a state-of-the-art studio donated by James and Estela Avery, classes include instruction in numerous art mediums and techniques including pottery, visual arts and photography. In addition, students are encouraged by Art Instructor Tess Martinez…

Providence Catholic School Announces Sports Camps

Providence Catholic School Announces Sports Camps

Providence Catholic School’s Athletic Department announces its Summer 2012 Sports Camp for girls. All camps are directed by the experienced coaching staff of Providence Catholic School which is located in downtown San Antonio on the corner of Brooklyn and St. Mary’s Street. Camps are available for Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer and…

Drink Water to Give Water: The H2O Lenten Project Raises Funds for Wells

Drink Water to Give Water: The H2O Lenten Project Raises Funds for Wells

Every Lenten season, Ms. Tobin’s Social Justice Religion class at Providence Catholic School adopts the H2O Lenten Project. The project’s goal is to raise money for Living Water International, a charity providing clean water to areas none is available. The means to that goal are a simple, yet powerful campaign.…

Providence Catholic School Student Receives Scholarship from Viola’s Huge Heart Foundation

Providence Catholic School Student Receives Scholarship from Viola’s Huge Heart Foundation

Providence Catholic School Sophomore Daniela Portilla was the second high school student to receive the “Little Viola” scholarship from Viola’s Huge Heart Foundation (VHHF). Awarded in 2011, the scholarship will cover Portilla’s entire expenses until graduation at Providence. “This scholarship offers me the excellent experience of school at Providence and…