Providence COVID Update
We currently have 5 COVID-19 positive cases. As we begin Thanksgiving Break we have seen an increase in positive cases in the Jacksonville area. Please continue to partner with us by practicing safety measures such as hand washing, wearing masks, and social distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are praying for those that have COVID-19 as well as those who have been affected in our Providence community. We pray you have a safe and restful break.
Painless Giving on Amazon
Have you heard of Amazon Smile? Visit our Amazon Smile webpage for detailed instructions on how you can donate to Providence while Christmas shopping. Learn More.
Homecoming Giveaway Winner
Thank you to MRA International who donated a new HP EliteBook for us to giveaway to one lucky Stallion Student! The winner of our random drawing was 9th Grader Mason Wortmann! Mason, we hope you enjoy your new computer, and thanks again to MRA International for your generosity!
Thank You, Providence
During this Thanksgiving season, we are reminded of how grateful we are for the generosity of our parents, grandparents, and extended Providence families. THANK YOU! From the bottom of our hearts we want you to know how grateful we are for your support through philanthropic giving this year. You have supported our school’s Stallion Annual Fund with giving that directly impacts the greatest immediate needs of our teachers and students, you have donated food and toys, and you continue to support monthly missions. Whether you are new to the Providence giving family of donors or you have been part of making our school excellent for many years, we want you to know how much we appreciate you at this time of year and always. Thank you for making 2020 a bit brighter. Watch Here.
Preschool Christmas Program
Join the preschool for a delightful presentation as we celebrate a very special birthday in Happy Birthday Baby Jesus!
Lower School Chapel
The Lower School students were excited learn about God’s love this week. Watch Here.
Native American History Month
Our Kindergarten students have been learning about the Native Americans who make up an important part of our history. Our young explorers had fun visiting each themed classroom, made crafts, and learning all about Native American culture. Watch Here.
4th Grade Thanksgiving Meal Planning
Fourth-grade students completed a fun and reality-based activity to plan a Thanksgiving meal within a $75 budget. Students looked through grocery ads, planned a meal, completed a budget spreadsheet, and made a poster explaining their thinking and proving that they met the goal of planning a meal within the $75 budget. The students had a great time with this fun real life activity.
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Christmas Programs
On Wednesday, December 2, the Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade classes will present their individual Christmas presentations. More information regarding these events will be sent out soon.
3rd – 5th Grade Christmas Program
Students in Grades 3-5 will present a delightful Christmas story that takes place in the “sleepy” little village of Bethlehem. But in this tiny town, something huge and miraculous is about to happen…the birth of the Messiah! Right in the midst of all the action is an irresistibly intrepid and indefatigable group of orphans who reside at the Inn of Bethlehem. They are sure to put a smile on your lips and a song in your heart as they unveil the story of Christmas!
Middle & High School
Upper School Chapel
The Upper School students were excited to play a very competitive game of Family Feud with the students vs. the faculty. It proved to be one of our most exciting chapel services! Watch Here.
NHS Food Drive for BEAM
Providence NHS students volunteering at BEAM this morning. We are so proud of these students and their passion to help our community. We also want to give a huge thank you to Mr. Norton and his son for delivering the 1,211 lbs of donated pantry items, and also thank God for this opportunity to bless others.
Toy Drive Dress Down Day
Thank you to all the students who dressed down this week in support of the Bright Holidays Toy Drive. Also to Carol Baker, MS & US Assistant, for organizing the Toy Drive every year. She has spent countless hours over the years helping families. And… a huge shout out to our Providence families for showing God’s love to others! We collected over $1,200 in cash and hundreds of toys for the Toy Drive. You can continue to bring toys or donate through December 3. #provstrong
Christmas Dress Down
All 6th-12th grade students may dress in their favorite Christmas themed sweaters and shirts and also wear blue jeans for $1.00 on Wednesday, December 2nd. Money collected from this dress-down will go directly to the Providence NHS Scholarship Fund where 3 NHS students will receive scholarships toward college. All Christmas themed attire should follow Providence dress down guidelines.
Live Streaming via NFHS Network
The IT department has installed new systems in Barfield Gymnasium and Selman Field. All games will be streamed live. You can subscribe for the year for $69.99 or monthly for $10.00. Watch Here.
Swim Team Competes at State
Our swimmers did incredible at the 2020 FHSAA 1A State Championship. Team captain, Colin Spilker, had his last high school meet in which he obtained a personal best time in the 50 Free. We are proud of your 7 years of hard work on this team. We wish you the very best in the future that God has planned for you. Congratulations to Carson Moran on his first time qualifying to state finals in 2 individual events. Also congratulations to Christian Shaffer and Pierce Nguyen on making it to state finals in 2 relays. Overall another VERY memorial season in the books. THANK YOU TO ALL swimmers, parents, coaches, and administrators that made this season possible.
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.