Bring your frozen turkeys, hams, and chickens to campus between 6:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. tomorrow, November 24th to benefit Sacred Heart! Read more by clicking the title.
On November 23rd, the President and Board Chair shared an update with the community about the external investigation. Click the title to read more.
Our Annual Feast of the Presentation looked a lot different this year, but we are so grateful to celebrate with our community. Read on for the President's letter to the community.
The Feast of the Presentation is an honored tradition and celebration here at Pres. During the Liturgy, we celebrate the life and mission of Nano Nagle, the work of the Presentation Sisters, and our role in continuing their legacy.
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.
- Female Leaders
- Online Learning
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!
As an all-girls, Catholic, independent school in San Jose, California, Presentation High School has received national attention for the academic achievements of its outstanding students.
This past year, the world changed overnight. While we work to solve the immediate, unprecedented challenges of 2020, we also need to reexamine how we address future issues. And it all starts with a 21st century education.
- 21st Century
Three Pres students are semifinalists for this year’s National Merit Scholarship award.
A list of recommendations and tips on how to choose the right private / independent school for your daughter, understand the educational and co-curricular programs they offer and decide if it is a good match for your family.
- independent high school
- private high school
Presentation High School today announced that Katrina Carter will be taking over as new head coach of the school's Field Hockey program.
- Field Hockey
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.
The benefits a single-sex educational environment for girls are well documented. From academic achievement to finding her voice, when a student attends an all-girls school, the impact it has on her intellectual and personal development is impressive and far-reaching.
- all-girls school
- high school girls
- Private Schools
- single-sex education
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.
- Private Schools
Remote learning at Presentation High School focuses on consistent communication to keep educating and engaging students through virtual methods.
Here are four key strategies to keep you, or your student, on track to finishing the academic year strong while learning online.
- Connecting with Pres
- Remote Learning
- Tips & Advice
Girls of all ages are faced daily with many challenges. By providing opportunities, you can empower your student with the confidence and control to become a strong and confident leader.
Here are 5 ways to empower girls to become leaders to ensure that you’re providing them with the best opportunities:
- Leadership Training
- Personal Development
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.
PCA award scholarships are awarded to high school athletes, based on their positive approach as a Triple-Impact competitor.
- Student News
Read the letter from our new Board chair, Beth Rhodes '99, that outlines the Board of Directors priorities, including:
--Recruitment and Diversification of the Board
--Solidifying Existing and Forming New Sub-Committtees
--Long-term Sustainability and Strategic Planning
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.