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THURSDAY, February 23, 2017 

GENERAL

Walk for Life participants!  If you turned in a pledge form by Wednesday, Feb 22, please come to the Activities Office, P115 during LUNCH today to pick up your Walk for Life shirt!

 

If you’re still interested in participating in the Walk for Life but were overwhelmed by the long lines on Wednesday, please bring your pledge form and $30 donation to P115 today and we will do our best to sign you up and get a shirt for you.

 

Friday is our Walk for Life carnival during lunch!  We’ll be on a mini-assembly schedule on Friday. You may use tickets to purchase food and various items during the carnival.  Carnival tickets are on sale in the Student Store for $1 each.  You may not use cash to purchase items on Friday, so make sure to buy those carnival tix from the Student Store.

 

Walk for Life participants who have turned in pledge forms and $30 donation will be excused from 5th and 6th periods on Friday.  Meet at the football field on Friday at 1 pm for the check presentation to City of Hope and Cancer Support Community and Rose Ceremony, and then we’ll all walk together to Highridge Park. 

 

ATTENTION SENIORS! Please come to the amphitheater today at lunch to verify the accuracy of your senior credits as they will appear in the yearbook.  You may not add or change you credits, you are just checking accuracy!

 

Panthers, we’d LOVE for you to consider applying for ASB next year!  ASB is a student-run organization that helps plan and organize pep rallies, class competitions, coffee houses, dances, Homecoming, the Zoo, and much more!  Applications for ELECTED ASB offices are due Thursday, March 2, and applications for APPOINTED ASB offices are due Thursday, March 16.  Applications may be downloaded here- http://pvphs.pvpusd.net/apps/bbmessages/show_bbm.jsp?REC_ID=99810 or can be picked up from the Activities Office, P115.  Help make a difference in the lives of our Panther family, and make this school the best it can be!  Apply for ASB J 

 

AP Exam Registration forms will be collected in the Student Store next week, February 27 - March 3 ONLY.  You only need one form and one check no matter how many AP exams you are taking. If you did not receive the blue AP Test Registration form, you can download one from the pvphs.com website (under the Academic -> AP Exams link).

 

Taking a Visual Art next year?  Come by the NEW ART Gallery by H32 to see artwork from all the offered classes.  Teachers and students will be there during PantherTime to answer questions.

 

Color Guard is doing a bottle and can drive to raise money for their competitive winter season.  Please bring all donations to the Band Room.  Collection ends February 28th.

 

SAT Prep Boot Camp is a two-day program on March 4 & 5 to prep for the Spring SAT’s.  The SAT Prep Boot Camp is designed to provide students with test-taking strategies, techniques, and problem solving approaches.  Clink on link for more details https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8xZuI24TyzpNzNMQ1ZiWkxlQzg/view?usp=sharing

 

Learn effective strategies to ace the ACT!! This ACT prep class at PVPHS provided by Catalyst includes 16 hours of instruction and 4 proctored practice Exams.  February 28th - March 25th.  Register by THIS Friday, February 24th.  For more info and registration details, see the ACT PREP COURSE FLYER for details or PTSA website.

 

Friday is the last day for Students to apply for AP Exam Fee Reduction! See Mrs. Arico in the CCC ASAP!

 

Please support Peninsula Athletics by becoming a Sponsor or submitting an ad for the Black & Gold Affaire which is coming up March 18th (save the date!) and don't forget to keep the auction donations coming in!  Remember, each athletic family is asked to donate 1 auction item. Go to www.pvphsabc.com for more info!

 

Made your donation to the Peninsula Education Foundation? PEF Awareness at Peninsula! Donations pay for our College Career Center and staff, academic counselors, our award-winning SMERT and STEM programs, the PVPUSD Science Fair, Chuck Miller grants for teachers, and scholarships for graduating seniors. Donating is easy! Pay online by visiting our website at http://pvpef.org/ or print the mail-in form by clicking on the link below. Forms can be mailed in or turned in at the main office. http://www.pvpef.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Editable-donation-form-750-2016-17.pdf   Thank you!!

 

Grad Nite Ticket prices increase to $200 next Wednesday, March 1st.  Purchase tix now for $175 in the Student Store.  Don't miss out celebrating with your fellow Class of 2017 Graduates!

 

Athletic Booster Club News:  Please make your reservations now for the Biggest Fundraiser of the year, A Black &

Gold Affaire!  Reservations, donation forms, sponsorships or Ads, click:  http://pvphsabc.com/black-and-gold-affaire/

 

COUNSELING

The Aeries window for submitting 2017-2018 course requests is now closed.  Please turn in all scheduling paperwork, including Course Requests form, Time Management Activity worksheet and Request for Placement, if any, to the Counseling office by Friday, February 24 at 3 pm.

 

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

Mark your Calendars for College Information Night on Wednesday, March 8 @ 6:30pm Attendees can choose 1 of 5 informative sessions: 1. Community College/Transfer to 4-year, 2. US Service Academy or ROTC 3. Career & College Choices for the Visual and Performing Arts 4. Career & College Choices for STEM 5. SoCal Roc Classes and Information. Questions? Contact Terri Lewallen in the CCC at lewallent@pvpusd.net

 

ATTENTION SENIORS & PARENTS – FAFSA deadline is March 2nd and is required to be eligible for College Federal Aid and Cal Grants.  Please make sure it gets completed!

 

There are many scholarships offered by local organizations such as PEF, PTSA, Sandpipers, PV Junior Women’s Assoc and more! Check them out on Naviance!  See Mrs. Arico in the CCC if you have any questions.

 

CLUBS

BEST BUDDIES – Meeting today at Lunch in P207

TRI-M MUSIC HONOR SOCIETY – Mandatory meeting this Thursday at lunch in the Band Room

 

ATHLETICS

Mandatory mid-quarter meeting for ALL ISPE students on Tuesday 2/28 at lunch in the gym

 
 

WEDNESDAY, February 22, 2017 

FACULTY MEETING – Late Start

Teacher Planning        7:45a – 8:55a

Period 0                      9:00a – 9:40a

Period 1                       9:45a – 10:25a

Period 2                      10:30a – 11:10a

Period 3                      11:15a – 11:55a

Period 4                      12:00p – 12:40p

Lunch                          12:40p – 1:15p

Period 5                      1:20p – 2:00p

Period 6                      2:05p – 2:45p

GENERAL

Today is the last day to turn in your Walk for Life Pledge Forms! It is $30 to participate & you’ll get a Walk for Life shirt!  Proceeds to the Cancer Support Community and City of Hope!  Download the pledge form here- https://d3jc3ahdjad7x7.cloudfront.net/CPhTwMMhYnTl83hv9VjqxUNnKWT004v7LQzoZuKrJR1dgSVz.pdf

During the Walk for Life carnival, we’ll have hairdressers cutting students’ hair and donating it to Children with Hair Loss- A non-profit that creates human hair wigs for children at no cost to the children’s families.  Students with a minimum of 8 inches to cut can participate.  Download the form here- https://d3jc3ahdjad7x7.cloudfront.net/Xrqy3BrM7Ppu33FUGlsiIu0NwvcsP8xiMUEDGh28hH8WtMcI.pdf

An important part of our Walk for Life Ceremony next Friday is when we read the names of loved ones who we’ve lost to cancer. Please email your loved one’s name to Mrs. Pollock - pollocks@pvpusd.net

 

Panthers, we’d LOVE for you to consider applying for ASB next year!  ASB is a student-run organization that helps plan and organize pep rallies, class competitions, coffee houses, dances, Homecoming, the Zoo, and much more!  Applications for ELECTED ASB offices are due Thursday, March 2, and applications for APPOINTED ASB offices are due Thursday, March 16.  Applications are under Panther Picks at pvphs.com, or can be picked up from the Activities Office, P115.  Help make a difference in the lives of our Panther family, and make this school the best it can be!  Apply for ASB J 

 

Taking a Visual Art next year?  Come by the NEW ART Gallery by H32 to see artwork from all the offered classes.  Teachers and students will be there during PantherTime to answer questions.

 

Color Guard is doing a bottle and can drive to raise money for their competitive winter season.  Please bring all donations to the Band Room.  Collection ends February 28th.

 

SAT Prep Boot Camp is a two-day program on March 4 & 5 to prep for the Spring SAT’s.  The SAT Prep Boot Camp is designed to provide students with test-taking strategies, techniques, and problem solving approaches.  Clink on link for more details https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8xZuI24TyzpNzNMQ1ZiWkxlQzg/view?usp=sharing

 

Learn effective strategies to ace the ACT!! This ACT prep class at PVPHS provided by Catalyst includes 16 hours of instruction and 4 proctored practice Exams February 28th - March 25th.  Register by Friday, February 24th.  For more info and registration details, see the ACT PREP COURSE FLYER for details or PTSA website.

 

Students will be signing up and paying for their AP exams at the end of February. Exams will be $100 each. Students wishing to apply for a fee reduction must see Mrs. Arico in the CCC no later than Friday, February 24, 2017.

 

Please support Peninsula Athletics by becoming a Sponsor or submitting an ad for the Black & Gold Affaire which is coming up March 18th (save the date!) and don't forget to keep the auction donations coming in!  Remember, each athletic family is asked to donate 1 auction item. Go to www.pvphsabc.com for more info!

 

Thinking of those individuals who have made significant contributions at PVPHS to promote our children’s education and welfare? The PTSA Honorary Service Awards (HSA) Committee is meeting soon and would greatly appreciate your input. Please complete and return the attached form by February 18, 2017. link -https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8xZuI24TyzpSU03QmpqdXlURE0/view?usp=sharing

 

Made your donation to the Peninsula Education Foundation? PEF Awareness at Peninsula! Donations pay for our College Career Center and staff, academic counselors, our award-winning SMERT and STEM programs, the PVPUSD Science Fair, Chuck Miller grants for teachers, and scholarships for graduating seniors. Donating is easy! Pay online by visiting our website at http://pvpef.org/ or print the mail-in form by clicking on the link below. Forms can be mailed in or turned in at the main office. http://www.pvpef.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Editable-donation-form-750-2016-17.pdf   Thank you!!

 

GRAD NITE 2017 TICKETS can be purchased at the Student Store for $175!  Purchase before March 1 to avoid the price increase to $200.  Don't miss this final chance to celebrate after graduation June 8th with all your PVPHS Senior friends!

 

Athletic Booster Club News:  Please make your reservations now for the Biggest Fundraiser of the year, A Black &

Gold Affaire!  Reservations, donation forms, sponsorships or Ads, click:  http://pvphsabc.com/black-and-gold-affaire/

 

COUNSELING

Attention Juniors and Parents: Interested in interning with Boeing this summer?  If so, the Boeing Rep will be on campus Wednesday, February 22nd at 5:30pm in the PAC to go over the Boeing Summer Internship Program.  If you are interested in majoring in or a career in Engineering, Technology, Science, Math and/or Computer Programming the Boeing Summer Internship is a wonderful opportunity. 

 

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

There are many scholarships offered by local organizations such as PEF, PTSA, Sandpipers, PV Junior Women’s Assoc and more! Check them out on Naviance!  See Mrs. Arico in the CCC if you have any questions.

 

CLUBS

SOCIETY OF PROGRESSIVE ENGINEERS – Come to listen to two speakers from Northrop Gruman on TODAY from 3:30 – 4:45 in T102

 

ATHLETICS

Mandatory mid-quarter meeting for ALL ISPE students on Tuesday 2/28 at lunch in the gym

 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL
DAILY BULLETIN
for
TUESDAY, February 21, 2017
 
GENERAL
Students interested in scheduling AP English Literature or AP English Language for next year, please attend a lunch meeting in the CCC TODAY!
 
Students interested in learning about a new AP course offered next year, please come to a lunch meeting in the CCC on Wednesday, February 22nd. AP Seminar aims to equip students with the power to analyze and evaluate information with accuracy and precision in order to craft and communicate evidence-based arguments.
 
Please note: SPRING MODIFIED DISASTER DRILL WITH NO EVACUATION will occur TODAY.  It will occur after Panther Time, from 10:16a-10;26 am. There will be a scenario for the drill over the public address system. Please follow the instructions. Again, remember we will NOT evacuate to the football field.
 
Panthers, we'd LOVE for you to consider applying for ASB next year!  ASB is a student-run organization that helps plan and organize pep rallies, class competitions, coffee houses, dances, Homecoming, the Zoo, and much more!  Applications for ELECTED ASB offices are due Thursday, March 2, and applications for APPOINTED ASB offices are due Thursday, March 16.  Applications are under Panther Picks at pvphs.com, or can be picked up from the Activities Office, P115.  Help make a difference in the lives of our Panther family, and make this school the best it can be!  Apply for ASB J 
 
Color Guard is doing a bottle and can drive to raise money for their competitive winter season.  Please bring all donations to the Band Room.  Collection ends February 28th.
 
SAT Prep Boot Camp is a two-day program on March 4 & 5 to prep for the Spring SAT's. The SAT Prep Boot Camp is designed to provide students with test-taking strategies, techniques, and problem solving approaches. Clink on link for more details https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8xZuI24TyzpNzNMQ1ZiWkxlQzg/view?usp=sharing
 
Learn effective strategies to ace the ACT!! This ACT prep class at PVPHS provided by Catalyst includes 16 hours of instruction and 4 proctored practice Exams February 28th - March 25th.  Register by Friday, February 24th.  For more info and registration details, see the ACT PREP COURSE FLYER for details or PTSA website.
 
Students will be signing up and paying for their AP exams at the end of February. Exams will be $100 each. Students wishing to apply for a fee reduction must see Mrs. Arico in the CCC no later than Friday, February 24, 2017.
 
Only 2 days left to turn in your Walk for Life Pledge Forms! They are due TOMORROW- WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND! It is $30 to participate & you'll get a Walk for Life shirt! Proceeds to the Cancer Support Community and City of Hope! Download the pledge form here- https://d3jc3ahdjad7x7.cloudfront.net/CPhTwMMhYnTl83hv9VjqxUNnKWT004v7LQzoZuKrJR1dgSVz.pdf
During the Walk for Life carnival, we'll have hairdressers cutting students' hair and donating it to Children with Hair Loss- A non-profit that creates human hair wigs for children at no cost to the children's families. Students with a minimum of 8 inches to cut can participate. Download the form here- https://d3jc3ahdjad7x7.cloudfront.net/Xrqy3BrM7Ppu33FUGlsiIu0NwvcsP8xiMUEDGh28hH8WtMcI.pdf
An important part of our Walk for Life Ceremony next Friday is when we read the names of loved ones who we've lost to cancer. Please email your loved one's name to Mrs. Pollock- pollocks@pvpusd.net.
 
Please support Peninsula Athletics by becoming a Sponsor or submitting an ad for the Black & Gold Affaire which is coming up March 18th (save the date!) and don't forget to keep the auction donations coming in!  Remember, each athletic family is asked to donate 1 auction item. Go to www.pvphsabc.com for more info!
 
Thinking of those individuals who have made significant contributions at PVPHS to promote our children's education and welfare? The PTSA Honorary Service Awards (HSA) Committee is meeting soon and would greatly appreciate your input. Please complete and return the attached form by February 18, 2017. Link-
 
Made your donation to the Peninsula Education Foundation? PEF Awareness at Peninsula! Donations pay for our College Career Center and staff, academic counselors, our award-winning SMERT and STEM programs, the PVPUSD Science Fair, Chuck Miller grants for teachers, and scholarships for graduating seniors. Donating is easy! Pay online by visiting our website at http://pvpef.org/ or print the mail-in form by clicking on the link below. Forms can be mailed in or turned in at the main office. http://www.pvpef.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Editable-donation-form-750-2016-17.pdf Thank you!!
 
GRAD NITE 2017 TICKETS can be purchased at the Student Store for $175!  Purchase before March 1 to avoid the price increase to $200.  Don't miss this final chance to celebrate after graduation June 8th with all your PVPHS Senior friends!
 
Athletic Booster Club News:  Please make your reservations now for the Biggest Fundraiser of the year, A Black & Gold Affaire!  Reservations, donation forms, sponsorships or Ads, click:  http://pvphsabc.com/black-and-gold-affaire/
 
COUNSELING
Now through February 21st, students will be submitting 2017-18 course requests using their Aeries Portal, the parent account cannot be used. Info related to the course selection process has been mailed home. Click on PVPHS.com and select "AERIES" on the homepage. If you do not have a Student Account, email the Registrar at heimerd@pvpusd.net. Include student full name, birthday, grade and email address.
 
Attention Juniors and Parents: Interested in interning with Boeing this summer?  If so, the Boeing Rep will be on campus Wednesday, February 22nd at 5:30pm in the PAC to go over the Boeing Summer Internship Program.  If you are interested in majoring in or a career in Engineering, Technology, Science, Math and/or Computer Programming the Boeing Summer Internship is a wonderful opportunity. 
 
COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
There are many scholarships offered by local organizations such as PEF, PTSA, Sandpipers, PV Junior Women's Assoc and more! Check them out on Naviance!  See Mrs. Arico in the CCC if you have any questions.
 
CLUBS
PVPHS GAVEL CLUB - Meeting today at lunch in P105
SOCIETY OF PROGRESSIVE ENGINEERS - Come to listen to two speakers from Northrop Gruman on Wed, Feb 22 from 3:30 - 4:45 in T102


FRIDAY, February 17, 2017 

GENERAL

Students interested in scheduling AP English Literature or AP English Language for next year, please attend a lunch meeting in the CCC on Tuesday, February 21st.

 

Students interested in learning about a new AP course offered next year, please come to a lunch meeting in the CCC on Wednesday, February 22nd. AP Seminar aims to equip students with the power to analyze and evaluate information with accuracy and precision in order to craft and communicate evidence-based arguments.

 

Congratulations Peninsula High Academic Decathlon Team! The team placed 2nd in Division 2 and 16th overall in the U.S. Academic Decathlon LA Regional competition held January 28 and February 4th lead by Captains Arina Farias, Senior and Atul Jalan & Chelsea Liu, Juniors.  The Team brought home 41 gold, silver and bronze medals in 7 subject areas and Speech, Essay and Interview as well as the team trophy for 3rd place in Division 2 Super Quiz!

 

Spring Coffee House!  March 2nd, 6:30 – 8:30 pm!  Signups outside P115!  Auditions start next week!

 

PTSA fundraiser at Fu Yuan Low fundraiser 11:30 am – 2:30 pm and 5:00 pm – 9:00pm on February 21.   They will donate 20% of your purchase to our PTSA.  Please mention you’re from Pen PTSA and sign your name at the register.

 

Students, not feeling well during school?  Check in with your teacher and head to the Health Office.  If you are too ill to stay at school, call home from the Health Office.  Do not text your parents and stay in class.  If you are too sick to be at school, you need to be waiting in the Health Office.  Teacher do not appreciate getting calls during instruction time.  Never leave school without checking out first.  We need to know where you are in case of emergency.   Remember, we only check in/out students for medical-related appointments.  Everything else goes to the Attendance Office.

 

Learn effective strategies to ace the ACT!! This ACT prep class at PVPHS provided by Catalyst includes 16 hours of instruction and 4 proctored practice Exams February 28th - March 25th.  Register by Friday, February 24th.  For more info and registration details, see the ACT PREP COURSE FLYER for details or PTSA website.

 

Students will be signing up and paying for their AP exams at the end of February. Exams will be $100 each. Students wishing to apply for a fee reduction must see Mrs. Arico in the CCC no later than Friday, February 24, 2017.

 

An important part of our Walk for Life Ceremony next Friday is when we read the names of loved ones who we’ve lost to cancer. Please email your loved one’s name to Mrs. Pollock- pollocks@pvpusd.net.  Pledge Forms for the Walk for Life are due in one week- on Wednesday, February 22nd.  It is $30 to participate & you’ll get a Walk for Life shirt!  Proceeds to the Cancer Support Community and City of Hope!  Download the pledge form here- https://d3jc3ahdjad7x7.cloudfront.net/CPhTwMMhYnTl83hv9VjqxUNnKWT004v7LQzoZuKrJR1dgSVz.pdf

During the Walk for Life carnival, we’ll have hairdressers cutting students’ hair and donating it to Children with Hair Loss- A non-profit that creates human hair wigs for children at no cost to the children’s families.  Students with a minimum of 8 inches to cut can participate.  Download the form here- https://d3jc3ahdjad7x7.cloudfront.net/Xrqy3BrM7Ppu33FUGlsiIu0NwvcsP8xiMUEDGh28hH8WtMcI.pdf

 

Join Peninsula Choir – The time is now!  OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS - Vocal Auditions for 2017-18 will be held Feb 21 & 22 from 1:30 – 4:30 in S33.  There is still time to sign up online @ pvphsmusicboosters.com

 

Please support Peninsula Athletics by becoming a Sponsor or submitting an ad for the Black & Gold Affaire which is coming up March 18th (save the date!) and don't forget to keep the auction donations coming in!  Remember, each athletic family is asked to donate 1 auction item. Go to www.pvphsabc.com for more info!

 

Thinking of those individuals who have made significant contributions at PVPHS to promote our children’s education and welfare? The PTSA Honorary Service Awards (HSA) Committee is meeting soon and would greatly appreciate your input. Please complete and return the attached form by February 18, 2017. link -https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8xZuI24TyzpSU03QmpqdXlURE0/view?usp=sharing

 

Made your donation to the Peninsula Education Foundation? PEF Awareness at Peninsula! Donations pay for our College Career Center and staff, academic counselors, our award-winning SMERT and STEM programs, the PVPUSD Science Fair, Chuck Miller grants for teachers, and scholarships for graduating seniors. Donating is easy! Pay online by visiting our website at http://pvpef.org/ or print the mail-in form by clicking on the link below. Forms can be mailed in or turned in at the main office. http://www.pvpef.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Editable-donation-form-750-2016-17.pdf   Thank you!!

 

GRAD NITE 2017 TICKETS can be purchased at the Student Store for $175!  Purchase before March 1 to avoid the price increase to $200.  Don't miss this final chance to celebrate after graduation June 8th with all your PVPHS Senior friends!

 

Athletic Booster Club News:  Please make your reservations now for the Biggest Fundraiser of the year, A Black &

Gold Affaire!  Reservations, donation forms, sponsorships or Ads, click:  http://pvphsabc.com/black-and-gold-affaire/

 

COUNSELING

Now through February 21st, students will be submitting 2017-18 course requests using their Aeries Portal, the parent account cannot be used. Info related to the course selection process has been mailed home. Click on PVPHS.com and select "AERIES" on the homepage. If you do not have a Student Account, email the Registrar at heimerd@pvpusd.net. Include student full name, birthday, grade and email address.

 

Attention Juniors and Parents: Interested in interning with Boeing this summer?  If so, the Boeing Rep will be on campus Wednesday, February 22nd at 5:30pm in the PAC to go over the Boeing Summer Internship Program.  If you are interested in majoring in or a career in Engineering, Technology, Science, Math and/or Computer Programming the Boeing Summer Internship is a wonderful opportunity. 

 

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

There are many scholarships offered by local organizations such as PEF, PTSA, Sandpipers, PV Junior Women’s Assoc and more! Check them out on Naviance!  See Mrs. Arico in the CCC if you have any questions.

 

CLUBS

GIRL-UP – Meeting today at lunch in H12!!!

LGBTC- Meeting today in the Library at 3:30 to hear South Bay LGBT Center’s panel!

SOCIETY OF PROGRESSIVE ENGINEERS – Come to listen to two speakers from Northrop Gruman on Wed, Feb 22 from 3:30 – 4:45 in T102