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The Secret to Developing Great Female Leaders

Female student leaders can thrive in an all-girls school environment and gain valuable real-world experiences. But leaders don’t emerge overnight. It takes time to build character that balances taking initiative when collaborating with others.

Presentation High School continues to develop great female leaders, even in this time of remote or online learning. “The Leadership Program at Pres has been going strong even though we are not on campus.

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  • Female Leaders
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Four Pres Athletes Sign at NCAA Signing Day

Today, on NCAA National Signing Day, Sophia Harvey, Lauren Zontos, Sarah Shaw and Grayson Vives will sign a letter of intent to play their respective sports at Santa Clara University, Villanova University and Yale. We are proud that these fine athletes will continue to play at the collegiate level and look forward to seeing their accomplishments. It’s a great day to be a Panther!

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Update

In June 2020 we announced our DEI action plan along with our school-wide commitments, these include: 

  • A Demonstrated Commitment To Diversity

  • A Demonstrated Commitment To Equity

  • A Demonstrated Commitment To Inclusion

  • Systematic Reform Of Core Systems,  Policies, and Student Experience

Read on to see our progress to date in the areas of student experience and community development. We will continue to provide regular updates to the community on our commitments in this critical area of focus. 

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Finding the Right Private School Fit in a Virtual Environment

The admissions process for private schools during the COVID-19 pandemic has called for a lot of adjustments. Campus and classroom visits may be currently postponed or restructured, but admissions offices are working hard. They are still able to provide the virtual materials and resources prospective students and their families need to decide if a school is right for them.

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  • Resources
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Presentation High School Teacher, Siobhan O’Byrne, Receives University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award

Congratulations to Presentation's Siobhan O'Byrne for receiving the University of Chicago's Outstanding Educator Award. Presentation alumna, Hannah Ni '20, nominated Ms. O'Byrne for the award with these words, "Ms. O’Bryne introduced me to the wonderful world of psychology, and was one of the most compassionate teachers I have had. I admire her vigor and willingness to try new things, and her open door/open room policy was a safe place to voice our concerns. I am so grateful to have been her student,” Ni said.  

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Announcing our New Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce the school’s new Board of Directors. Each person shares a long and committed relationship to Presentation High School, and each responded with a heartfelt “yes” to the call to serve on the Board of Directors and share their innate gifts and needed competencies in service to our school. We are incredibly blessed to have such devoted leaders to partner with in our mission.

Beth Rhodes '99 is the new chairperson.

Continue reading for the full announcement and list of our Board of Directors. 

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