Providence is excited to announce the 2021-2022 online re-enrollment through FACTS SIS. Enroll by February 16th and save $100. We are grateful for the opportunity to continue our partnership providing a “Boldly Christian and Unquestionably Academic” education for all of our students. Learn More.
Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month, we remember and celebrate the powerful work of God in and through the lives of influential Black Americans. Black American history is full of men and women who lived out a story of redemption and displayed integrity, bravery, leadership, and love—while facing injustice. Even in the midst of adversity, they fought in wars, made inventions and medical discoveries, built infrastructures, and created technologies that advanced the world. From the Preschool – 12th grade students will be learning about Black History and celebrating their incredible accomplishments. Learn More.
Parent Forum on Love & Unity
Providence parents are invited to register and join the conversation with the administration in a discussion focused on Love and Unity. As Christians, we want to have a proper response to issues impacting our world today and we need to prepare our students for that world. You must register in order to attend the forum. If registration becomes full we will add an additional night to meet. All attendees are asked to follow the COVID-19 protocols of wearing a mask and social distancing. Register Here.
National Signing Day
Providence School student-athletes signed their commitments on Wednesday, February 3. These students will continue their athletic and academic careers at 8 different colleges and universities. Although these athletes will soon join their respective college teams, they will always be a part of the Providence family. The video and photo galleries are now available. Congratulations to these Stallions for their athletic achievements on and off the field! Learn More.
We currently have 1 Covid-19 positive case. Please refer to the Covid-19 Information page for information. As a reminder, virtual classes are reserved for students in grades 6-12 who are sick or in quarantine. If a student is going to be virtual for the aforementioned reasons, an email should be sent by 7:30am to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com as well as the student’s teachers. We appreciate your partnership and we are praying for all of those who have been affected by COVID-19. Covid-19 Info Webpage
Arrowsmith Students Reaching Goals
Congratulations to these students as they reach new levels in Arrowsmith…we celebrated so many great accomplishments and wanted to share! This next month is crucial to their cognitive growth and our students are up for the challenge!
5th Grade Rocket Launch
Mrs. Popp’s fifth-grade science students had a “blast” launching model rockets during “Rocket Launch Day” last week. Students had the opportunity to build and launch their own Estes model rocket as part of our unit on Flight and Rocketry. This year we had high school physics students join us to gather flight data off our rocket altimeters. A big “Thank You” to the Crumpler Family for donating rocket kits to our science program and helping sponsor the launch day activities. Go Rocketeers! Learn More.l
Kidz Xtreme Pop Tart & Capri Sun Drive
We are blessed and honored to join hands and hearts with KidzXtreme. KidzXtreme Ministry blesses those children who live in at-risk communities and bring the light and love of God. We will be doing a Pop-Tart and Capri Sun Juice box drive during the month of February. Your child may bring in these items anytime. The patrols will be happy to take these donations from you at carline. We will make sure that these items get delivered to this ministry. Thank you for helping us instill in our students a love of serving and giving.
Middle & High School
2021-22 Middle & High School Course Requests Now Available.
On Friday afternoon (February 5th) the course request form will be open in FACTS for parents and students to submit their requests for the 2021-22 school year. All rising 6th through 12th grade families (current 5th through 11th grade) should submit their requests in FACTS by February 12th. Please see the course request email from the counselors for details.
Emma Richmond Wins Art Award
Emma Richmond has received recognition in the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, presented by Northeast Florida Education Association. This is a remarkable achievement! Her drawing was recognized by a panel of creative professionals and judged with just under 3,000 entries.
Her piece “Lost” will be on display at the Jacksonville Main Library from February 13-March 13, 2021. Learn More.
Congratulations Spencer Maerkl
This past June, at the end of his 7th grade year, Spencer Maerkl, took the ACT as a part of the Duke Talent Identification Program. Recently he received his State Recognition and Grand Recognition medals. These were mailed instead of presented at a ceremony at Duke because of COVID-19. He earned a 27 and his overall score is in the 85th percentile nationwide, including high school students who took the test. In reading alone he earned a 35/36. “We knew that when he was easily reading as he entered Kindergarten that God had blessed him with a sharp mind. This is just another achievement to celebrate along the way. I am excited to see how he continues to grow in the future.” – Jonathan Maerkl, Providence teacher and parent. Thank you to the teachers who continue to guide his physical, intellectual, and spiritual growth. #provstrong”
Virtual College Fair
Providence, along with other area schools, will not be hosting the Jacksonville Preparatory Schools College Fair this year in person or virtually. Instead, we are encouraging our students and parents to register for the SACAC sponsored college fair on February 11th here: https://www.strivescan.com/SACAC/ Below is a College Representatives spreadsheet that is a great resource for sophomores and juniors. This will allow them to reach out to those admissions reps whose tables they would have visited at the college fair to get their questions answered and to learn a little more about the schools they are interested in: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1o-lx838T1NMcaqOQvilVRssf1DulfT8qvZkAmN6k5PQ/edit?usp=sharing
National School Counseling Week
We appreciate our incredible counseling team at Providence…Kristin VanBever, Matthew Augenstein, and Josette Green!
Upper School Chapel
In honor of Black History Month, we remember and celebrate the powerful work of God in and through the lives of influential Black Americans. As a school community, we have been focusing on coming together in unity according to God’s word and facing the social injustice issues in our world today. This morning our students in Grades 6-12 heard a powerful and direct message from Bishop Wellington Boone, a pastor, and evangelist from Atlanta, Georgia.
Bishop Boone has been in ministry for over 46 years and his writings have been archived at Regent University. He is an international speaker and his global message is now expanding to Germany and South Africa. He has spoken for Bishop Bill Atwood, Rev. Billy Graham, Dr. Pat Robertson, and Dr. James Dobson. We encourage you to watch today’s message and discuss it with your family. We pray that the heart of his message based on God’s word brings healing and continues our ongoing goal to… “Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the spirit, biding yourselves to together with peace.” – Ephesians 4:3 Learn More.
Big District Game Tuesday Night
Come out Tuesday night to cheer on Prov Boys Basketball as they compete in their District Semi-final game.
JV Boys Basketball Team Ends Season Undefeated
Congrats to the JV Boys basketball team on ending their season last night, UNDEFEATED!!! Congratulations on a great season.
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.
3:45 – Varsity Tennis vs Bishop Snyder
5:00 – Varsity Girls Soccer @ Bolles- Districts
Varsity Boys Soccer @ Episcopal- Districts
4:00 – Varsity Baseball @ Bolles- vs Mandarin
7:00 – Varsity Boys Basketball vs TBD- Districts
4:00 – Varsity Baseball @ Bolles-vs Sandalwood
4:15 – Varsity Tennis @ Episcopal
6:00-Varsity Lacrosse vs St. Joe
6:30-Varsity Softball vs Sandalwood
7:00-Varsity Boys Basketball vs TBD- District Finals
1:00-Varsity Softball vs TBA
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.