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Providence COVID Update 
There are currently no students quarantining due to school exposure. Please avoid being a COVID-19 superspreader by participating in social gatherings off-campus. Also, remember to contact the school nurse if you’ve been exposed to someone with COVID so that we can give you information on our current protocol. In addition, we are trying to get a flu shot clinic set up at the school but have to get more details prior to confirming. If you have the chance to get your flu shot prior, then please do so as this flu season is expected to be heightened.

Head of School Update
As you have all seen by now, Fletcher has closed school due to cases of COVID-19. As many of you know our students routinely engage with the Fletcher high school students. This is Homecoming weekend and it is rumored there are parties planned. From other school’s experiences we have learned parties are great opportunities for your child to be exposed to COVID-19.

Now is a good time to ask our community to recommit to monitoring your child’s health. Ask them how they are feeling and check their temperatures daily. Perhaps you may consider not allowing you child to attend a party?

If your child has any symptoms associated with COVID-19 please do not send them to school and follow the procedures for online instruction. There are updated procedures for Upper School Temporary Virtual Students that will go in effect Monday, October, 19th. Please review the updated procedures below. The complete policies and procedures have been emailed through FACTS earlier today.

  • The Upper School temporary virtual option is now reserved strictly for students who are sick/quarantined.  Any other reasons must get pre-approval from the principal. Please email the following individuals no later than 7:30 AM that morning:
  • The school nurse will contact each family to discuss symptoms and a return-to-school timeline.
  • Students who choose this option for a given day will not be eligible for athletics or any other after-school activities on that day.

Thank you for helping keep Providence safe. Let’s keep COVID-19 out of our school to the best of our ability.

Sincerely,

Tim M. Anderson, Ph.D.
Head of School
Providence School of JAX

Homecoming Game 2020
The 2020 Homecoming Game is tonight. The Seniors dominated yesterday in the Volleyball and Powderpuff Games! We are excited to welcome home Alumni this evening at 7 PM. In addition, Alumni, Juniors, Seniors, and families of participants are welcome to tonight’s game. Alumni, Juniors, and Seniors get in FREE!!! All others, tickets are here: https://gofan.co/app/school/FL17943.  Please wear masks as you enter and practice safe social distancing. Go Stallions! Go Stallions!!! Read More. 

2020 Homecoming Court
Congrats to the 2020 Homecoming Court! 9th Grade: Gabby Watkins, Samuel Peters (not pictured); 10th Grade: Madison Young, Brett Dennis; 11th Grade: Avery Adcock, Thomas Slagle, 12th Grade: Kathryn Faiella, Katherine Keith, Macy Mackiewitz, Kennedy Slaughter, Luke Lemasters, Evan Novak, Cole Powers, and James Repass.  The Homecoming King & Queen will be crowned at halftime of the Homecoming Game tonight.

2020 Food Drive The Spanish and French Honor Society students are taking on this project and working with New Life Christian Fellowship to prepare for a harvest of blessings to the local community. In order to ensure that the pantry is filled with items of greatest need and desire, we are appointing particular items to each grade level and asking that you only bring in those particular products. This will ensure that the pantry is balanced and stocked with everything to help sustain the less fortunate right here in Jacksonville. Thank you in advance for partnering with us in this opportunity to love God by loving others! Read More.
 

Yearbook Retakes
The Yearbook photo retakes are currently being rescheduled and will NOT take place on Tuesday, October 20th.  As soon as we have a date, you will be notified.  

Lower School

Lower School Chapel
Watch this week’s Lower School Chapel service.  Watch Here.

Super Stallions Fall Reading Challenge
Keep reading and remember to complete the online form to receive credit for reading a book on your level. Currently, students have submitted over 200 reading responses. Way to go Super Stallions! Visit the Media Canvas Course for details and more information.  Read More. 

Middle & High School

Upper School Chapel
Watch this week’s Upper School Chapel Service.  Watch Here.

Athletics

Varsity Volleyball Wins Districts
Congrats to the Varsity Girls Volleyball team on winning districts Thursday night in 3 straight sets!  They will play next week in the Regional tournament.  The 1st game will be played at Providence. 

Middle School Winter Sports Tryouts
Basketball
Girls tryouts:  Oct 26-28 3:30-4:30 Contact: Mrs. Williams @ Pwilliams@prov.org  or Coach D @ ndelatorre@prov.org

Boys:  MS Boys tryouts: Nov 9th 3:30-5:00, Nov 10 3:30-4:30, Nov 11th (no school) 10:00-11:30  Contact:  Mr. Offutt  @ soffutt@prov.org

 Soccer
Girls:   MS Girls Soccer tryouts:  Oct 26-28 3:30-5:00 Grass Field  Contact: Tracey McAleer @ 207-754-1990

Boys:  MS Boys Soccer tryouts:  Oct 28-30 3:30-5:00 Grass Field  Contact: Luis Tejeda @ 904-866-6484

Game Day Update
In an effort to protect our fans, staff and students, Providence School will implement a reduced seating capacity for all of our athletic events.  Juniors, Seniors, and immediate family of participants are now allowed to attend home games.  Get Tickets.

@theProv

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