Did you know? The average graduate of Providence Catholic School earns ~$300K in college scholarships. Providence is an all-girls private school (grades 6-12) that offers a variety of academic courses + programs — both in and out of the classroom — to help set up its graduates for a successful future.
Providence will host orientations for incoming students on Thurs., Aug. 4 where they can meet other new students + teachers. | Photo provided by Providence Catholic School
Elective courses range from STEM and Broadcast Media tothe JROTC, Fine Arts + more. Providence offers Dual Credit opportunities through Our Lady of the Lake University and St. Mary’s University, along with various Advanced Placement course offerings for students looking to get started on their college careers.
How to apply:
The first day of the 2022-2023 school year is on Mon., Aug. 15, but there’s still time to apply. Simply complete an online application, including a copy of your student’s most recent report card + any standardized test scores. The admissions committee reviews the application within two business days. Financial assistance is available through scholarships and tuition assistance.
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St. Philip’s College is planning to offer a Bachelor of Applied Technology in Cybersecurity Engineering, making it the district’s second bachelor’s degree if approved. SATX has been recognized by the National Security Agency as the No. 2 city for cybersecurity activity – second only to Washington D.C. 🎓
UTSA broke ground on its $8 million Park West Fieldhouse last week. The facility will serve as the home of the women’s soccer, men’s + women’s track and field, and cross country programs. The 14,325-sqft facility will be constructed at the UTSA Park West Athletics Complex. ⚽
“Sol food” restaurantThe Cove has made it to Yelp’s list for Top 100 Dog-Friendly Restaurants in the US at No. 30. This local eatery offers a sustainable + organic menu along with a dog-friendly patio area. Pro tip: You can ask a bartender for a disposable water bowl for your pup.
Charleston-based Gigpro, a staffing and recruiting company, is expanding its services to SATX. The app will allow companies and businesses to post shifts and hire workers as needed. Gigpro will also launch in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston by the end of the year. 💵 (San Antonio Business Journal)
CPS Energy has hired its first meteorologist, following criticism for once relying on a local college student during the winter storm last year. San Antonio native Brian Alonzo will assist CPS with planning and preparation for extreme weather. ⛅
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Editor’s pick:I want to extend a special shoutout to the 34 local business who partnered with us last week for #DrinkUpSATX, as well as a thank you to all our readers who participated in this city-wide event. All I can say is, “same time next year?”
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