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Presentation High School is leading the way by moving away from test-focused admissions, and leaning into relationship building and focusing on the student as a whole.
Find out why the school moved away from the traditional High School Admissions Placement Test and launched an innovative new path to get to know students and set them up for success.
Transferring schools can be intimidating. It’s hard to know if you’ve made the right decision until you’re fully immersed in the school environment. At Presentation, we make this process as easy and seamless as possible for students and their families. We want every young woman who attends our school to feel a sense of belonging as soon as they walk in the door, if not sooner.
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When the final bell rings on a sunny May afternoon, some students leave school until the fall. However, the opportunities to learn don't stop during summer. Presentation High School offers a variety of summer programs for children and teens. Pres students, future Pres students and members of the community gather every year at our school to continue learning through the summer.
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Parents have no shortage of options when it comes to where to send their teenagers for high school. Many questions come into play between middle school and high school: Will you choose a religious high school? Will it be a co-ed or single-sex school? You and your child have several factors to consider when choosing the perfect school.
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For college-bound students, high school is a stepping stone for what’s next. Presentation is committed to setting students up for success, wherever their journey takes them.
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Through a variety of athletics programs, Presentation encourages student-athletes to become the best versions of themselves. Players range from young women with collegiate aspirations to students who want to be part of a sport they love during their time in high school. Student-athletes at Presentation have all the pride and passion necessary to compete at the highest level, and they don’t forget to have fun in the process. Here are some of the core ways our athletics programs empower students to pursue their personal goals.
Student wellness is essential for student success. A successful student isn’t simply one who excels at athletics or academics. A successful student has healthy habits and a healthy state of mind, otherwise known as mental wellness. But what exactly is student wellness? Student wellness is the act of practicing healthy habits on a daily basis to attain better physical and mental health outcomes so that instead of just surviving, students can thrive.
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While there may have been a time when women settled for less in their careers, modern women are making moves in the workplace. As of January 2023, female CEOs run more than 10% of Fortune 500 companies, compared to about 4% in 2013. Hard work and perseverance are as important as ever, but more than that, young women need to learn leadership skills to thrive. These are a few essential leadership skills that can fuel success in school and beyond.
The holidays are all about the spirit of giving, a spirit that rings true at Presentation High School. The Catholic school in San Jose has a long history of supporting the local charity, Sacred Heart Community Service. Students collect food, toys, money and more throughout the holiday season as a way of giving back.
Being a leader is a lot more than simply holding a leadership title. In fact, all high school students can be leaders, whether or not they have an official leadership position. Presentation High School offers leadership training and opportunities to any student who has an interest. All students need to do is sign up. Learn about how the Women’s Leadership Institute and its programs help young women thrive.
Presentation is challenging the stereotype that STEM is a male-dominated field. In reality, women have made and continue to make significant contributions in science, math, engineering and technology, and their numbers are increasing in these fields. Through our math and science programs, young women working toward STEM careers have plenty of female role models to look up to. Here are some of the ways that Presentation High School, an all-girls school in San Jose, supports young women in their STEM pursuits.
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If you’re worried you’re not making the right decisions or aren’t finding enough information on the colleges and universities of your choice, be sure to continue digging into what each college is doing online to combat the difficulties of the pandemic.
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How do you truly judge the value of a private school education? And how do you know if it’s right for your child? Here is a breakdown of the differences between public and private high schools.
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