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Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

PSAT EXAM

Time is flying by! The PSAT will be offered at Pen for sophomores and juniors on Wednesday morning, Oct. 10. Bring your student ID and sign up at the Student Store. Registration fee is now $25 and will go up again next week. Bring cash or a check made out to PVPHS-PSAT.

 

SAT BOOT CAMP

Need help with the upcoming SATs? Then mark your calendar now for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22 and 23. From 9:00 am to 1:00 pm both days, the Catalyst Prep boot camp is being held at Peninsula. Deadline to enroll is TOMORROW, Sept. 19. Call (800) 235-0056 or email info@catalystprep.com.

 

HOST FAMILIES NEEDED

If you have a spare bed and want to share your culture and learn about Japanese society from an exchange student, then come to the information session on Thursday, Sept. 20 (Back to School Night) from 8:00 to 8:30 pm in P124. Students from Pen’s exchange partner, Toyama Daiichi High School, will visit in March, 2019 and host families are wanted.

 

NEW MERCHANDISE

Panther pride will be on display at the Athletic Booster Club’s Back to School Night table. New stock includes socks, bucket hats, water bottles, phone charging bricks and more. Show your spirit and add to your collection!

 

GENERAL

PANTHER CARDS ARE BACK

Panther Cards are back for a limited time! You may buy them at the Student Store for $20 each or three for $50. The Card provides ongoing discounts at a variety of local merchants including Mama Terano, Mod Pizza, Ruby’s, and more. Stop by the Student Store and get yours! All proceeds go to the PVPHS Athletic Booster Club.

 

SENIOR PORTRAITS

Senior portraits must be taken through PSS Imaging, which is the contracted photographer for Pen. Images from any other photographer/company will not be accepted. Make up photos will be taken in November and you should receive information directly from PSS Imaging. They also offer in-house appointments at their studio in Anaheim. Contact them at (714) 630-7785 or email pssimaging@msn.com with questions. If no senior portrait is taken, the student will be contacted to have a yearbook staff photographer take a photo in the yearbook studio.

 

CLUBS AND MEETINGS

VEX TEAM

Learn how to build and program robots using the Vex platform and then compete in a Vex tournament. Interested? Come to the team meeting TODAY at lunch in T106.

 

TEEN COURT

Court will be in session after school TOMORROW, Sept. 19 in the Community Room. More information is on Edmodo and an email was sent to the pvpusd.net account for each participant.

 

BACK TO ZOO BBQ

Freshmen! Don’t miss the Link Crew’s Back to Zoo barbeque from noon to 2 pm this Friday, Sept. 21 at the softball field. It’s a great way to celebrate a minimum day! Admission is free with your Link Crew card; $10 without.

 

NSSHS

Juniors and seniors interested in joining the National Social Science Honor Society should pick up an application in S52 and turn it in by this Friday, Sept. 21.

 

COUNSELING OFFICE

NEED EXTRA CASH?

Make some money by sharing your knowledge with other students and become a tutor. See Mrs. Juge in the Counseling Office.

 

LEVEL CHANGE DEADLINE

The last day to make a level change without penalty is Friday, Oct. 5.

 

COLLEGE CAREER CENTER

VISITING COLLEGES

College reps are visiting the CCC every day. Sign up on Naviance and read the college rep visit procedures on the home page. Teacher permission slips are required and also available on Naviance. For more information, visit the CCC.

 

LANDMARK COLLEGE

Landmark College, a leader of integrated teaching methods for students with learning differences, will be on campus TONIGHT at 6:30 pm in the CCC. Contact Ms. Arico in the CCC with additional questions.

 

PRACTICE SAT AND ACT TESTS

If you would like to take a practice SAT or ACT test before the actual exams, the CCC is offering this opportunity for sophomores, juniors and seniors this Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9:00 am. The practice tests do not count in any way, and are not the same as the PSAT being offered in October. Students may sign up now through Thursday, Sept. 20 at the CCC. No late sign-ups accepted. There is a $20 donation due at registration.

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

SPECIAL EVENTS

PSAT EXAM

Time is flying by! The PSAT will be offered at Pen for sophomores and juniors on Wednesday morning, Oct. 10. Bring your student ID and sign up at the Student Store. Registration fee is now $25 and will go up each week before the test. Bring cash or a check made out to PVPHS-PSAT.

 

SAT BOOTCAMP

Need help with the upcoming SATs? Then mark your calendar now for the weekend of Sept. 22 and 23 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm both days for the Catalyst Prep bootcamp being held at Peninsula. Deadline to enroll is this Wednesday, Sept. 19. Call (800) 235-0056 or email info@catalystprep.com.

 

SAT BOOTCAMP 2

There is a second SAT prep bootcamp being offered at Pen. On Sept. 29 from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm the topic will be English and on Sept. 30 from 2:00 to 4:00, it is math. Put on by DB Academics, the deadline to enroll is Wednesday, Sept. 26. A portion of the proceeds benefit our PTSA. For more information, call (310) 377-4509 or email daacad777@yahoo.com.

 

GENERAL

PANTHER CARDS ARE BACK

The voice of the Panthers has been heard and Panther Cards are back for a limited time! You may buy them at the Student Store for $20 each or three for $50. The Card provides ongoing discounts at a variety of local merchants including Mod Pizza, Ruby’s, Inka Wasi and more. Stop by the Student Store and get yours! All proceeds go to the PVPHS Athletic Booster Club.

 

YEARBOOKS FOR SALE

If you want to purchase a 2018-2019 yearbook, please go to yearbookordercenter.com, enter Pen’s school code (07435) and proceed with your credit card information. Save the confirmation email you receive as this is your receipt. Prices are tiered throughout the year. If you want to purchase a senior dedication/ad or a business ad, visit Pen’s website for contracts.

 

EXPRESS YOURSELF

“Heroes Around Us” is the theme for this year’s Reflections featuring the creative mediums of dance, literature, music, film, photography and visual arts. Deadline for submissions is Friday, Oct. 12. You can access the rules and entry form by clicking here.

 

CLUBS AND MEETINGS

VEX TEAM

Learn how to build and program robots using the Vex platform and then compete in a Vex tournament. Interested? Come to the team meeting TOMORROW, Sept. 18 at lunch in T106.

 

TEEN COURT

Court will be in session after school this Wednesday, Sept. 19 in the Community Room. More information is on Edmodo and an email was sent to the pvpusd.net account for each participant.

 

BACK TO ZOO BBQ

Freshmen! Don’t miss the Link Crew’s Back to Zoo barbeque from noon to 2 pm on Friday, Sept. 21 at the softball field. It’s a great way to celebrate a minimum day! Admission is free with your Link Crew card; $10 without.

 

NSSHS

Juniors and seniors interested in joining the National Social Science Honor Society should pick up an application in S52 and turn it in by Friday, Sept. 21.

 

TRI-M MUSIC HONOR SOCIETY

Submissions are now open to new and returning members for the Tri-M Music Honor Society. See Mr. Steiner in the band room or Mr. Doctor in S33 for more information. Deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 28.

 

COUNSELING OFFICE

TUTORS NEEDED

Share your knowledge with other students. See Mrs. Juge in the Counseling Office and become a tutor.

 

COLLEGE CAREER CENTER

VISITING COLLEGES

College reps are visiting the CCC every day. Sign up on Naviance and read the college rep visit procedures on the home page. Teacher permission slips are required and also available on Naviance. For more information, visit the CCC.

 

LANDMARK COLLEGE

Landmark College, a leader of integrated teaching methods for students with learning differences, will be on campus TOMORROW, Sept. 18 at 6:30 pm in the CCC. Contact Ms. Arico in the CCC with additional questions.

 

PRACTICE SAT AND ACT TESTS

If you would like to take a practice SAT or ACT test before the actual exams, the CCC is offering this opportunity for sophomores, juniors and seniors on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9:00 am. The practice tests do not count in any way, and are not the same as the PSAT being offered in October. Students may sign up TODAY and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 20 at the CCC. No late sign-ups accepted. There is a $20 donation due at registration.

 

ATHLETICS

EARLY DISMISSAL

Please excuse the junior varsity tennis players at 1:15 pm for their match against San Marino. 

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

PSAT EXAM

Mark your calendars now! The PSAT will be offered at Pen for sophomores and juniors on Wednesday morning, Oct. 10. Bring your student ID and sign up at the Student Store now. TODAY is the last day to pay a $21 registration fee because the price goes up on Monday. Bring cash or a check made out to PVPHS-PSAT.

 

SAT BOOTCAMP

Need help with the upcoming SATs? Then mark your calendar now for the weekend of Sept. 22 and 23 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm both days for the Catalyst Prep bootcamp being held at Peninsula. Deadline to enroll is Wednesday, Sept. 19. Call (800) 235-0056 or email info@catalystprep.com.

 

SAT BOOTCAMP 2

There is a second SAT prep bootcamp being offered at Pen. On Sept. 29 from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm the topic will be English and on Sept. 30 from 2:00 to 4:00, it is math. Put on by DB Academics, the deadline to enroll is Wednesday, Sept. 26. A portion of the proceeds benefit our PTSA. For more information, call (310) 377-4509 or email daacad777@yahoo.com.

 

GENERAL

PANTHER CARDS ARE BACK

The voice of the Panthers has been heard and Panther Cards are back for a limited time! You may buy them at the Student Store for $20 each or three for $50. The Card provides ongoing discounts at a variety of local merchants including Mod Pizza, Ruby’s, Inka Wasi and more. Stop by the Student Store and get yours! All proceeds go to the PVPHS Athletic Booster Club.

 

CLUBS AND MEETINGS

TSA

There is a mandatory meeting for the Technology Student Association team captains TODAY at lunch in P210.

 

ATTENTION MUSICIANS

Are you a musician who needs volunteer hours and is looking for more chances to perform? Consider the Music Students’ Service League. If you can play an instrument or sing, come to the orientation meeting this Sunday, Sept. 16 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm at Mt. Olive Church in Rancho Palos Verdes. For further information, email msslsbb@gmail.com.

 

TEEN COURT

Court will be in session after school on Wednesday, Sept. 19 in the Community Room. More information is on Edmodo and an email was sent to the pvpusd.net account for each participant.

 

COUNSELING OFFICE

TUTORS NEEDED

Want to help another student who may be struggling? See Mrs. Juge in the Counseling Office and become a tutor.

 

COLLEGE CAREER CENTER

VISITING COLLEGES

College rep visits are in full swing and they are coming to the CCC every day. Today, reps from Washington University in St. Louis and UCLA are here and available to meet with students. Sign up on Naviance and read the college rep visit procedures on the home page. Teacher permission slips are required and also available on Naviance. For more information, visit the CCC.

 

LANDMARK COLLEGE

Interested in pursuing a career teaching students with learning differences? Landmark College, a leader in integrated teaching methods, will be on campus next Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 pm in the CCC. Contact Ms. Arico in the CCC with additional questions.

 

PRACTICE SAT AND ACT TESTS

If you would like to take a practice SAT or ACT test before the actual exams, the CCC is offering this opportunity for sophomores, juniors and seniors on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9:00 am. The practice tests do not count in any way, and are not the same as the PSAT being offered in October. Students may sign up starting TODAY and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 20 at the CCC. No late sign-ups accepted. There is a $20 donation due at registration.

 

ATHLETICS

EARLY DISMISSAL

Please excuse the varsity boys’ water polo team members at 1:15 pm TODAY for the Western Varsity Water Polo Tournament in Garden Grove.

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

PSAT EXAM

Mark your calendars now! The PSAT will be offered at Pen for sophomores and juniors on Wednesday morning, Oct. 10. Bring your student ID and sign up at the Student Store TODAY. Registration is $21 until Friday and then goes up each week as the exam gets closer. Don’t wait until the last minute. Bring cash or a check made out to PVPHS-PSAT.

 

SAT BOOTCAMP

Need help with the upcoming SATs? Then mark your calendar now for the weekend of Sept. 22 and 23 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm both days for the Catalyst Prep bootcamp being held at Peninsula. Deadline to enroll is Wednesday, Sept. 19. Call (800) 235-0056 or email info@catalystprep.com.

 

SAT BOOTCAMP 2

There is a second SAT prep bootcamp being offered at Pen. On Sept. 29 from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm the topic will be English and on Sept. 30 from 2:00 to 4:00, it is math. Put on by DB Academics, the deadline to enroll is Wednesday, Sept. 26. A portion of the proceeds benefit our PTSA. For more information, call (310) 377-4509 or email daacad777@yahoo.com.

 

GENERAL

PANTHER CARDS ARE BACK

The voice of the Panthers has been heard and Panther Cards are back for a limited time! You may buy them at the Student Store for $20 each or three for $50. The Card provides ongoing discounts at a variety of local merchants including Mod Pizza, Ruby’s, Inka Wasi and more. Stop by the Student Store and get yours! All proceeds go to the PVPHS Athletic Booster Club.

 

YEARBOOKS FOR SALE

If you want to purchase a 2018-2019 yearbook, please go to yearbookordercenter.com, enter Pen’s school code (07435) and proceed with your credit card information. Save the confirmation email you receive as this is your receipt. Prices are tiered throughout the year. If you want to purchase a senior dedication/ad or a business ad, visit Pen’s website for contracts.

 

CLUBS AND MEETINGS

JNHS

There is a mandatory meeting for all members of the Japanese National Honor Society TODAY in P124 at lunch.

 

MODEL U.N.

There is a meeting TODAY at lunch in the PAC for all Model U.N. members. Attendance will be taken.

 

TSA

There is a mandatory meeting for the Technology Student Association team captains TOMORROW, Sept. 14 at lunch in P210.

 

ATTENTION MUSICIANS

Are you a musician who needs volunteer hours and is looking for more chances to perform? Consider the Music Students’ Service League. If you can play an instrument or sing, come to the orientation meeting this Sunday, Sept. 16 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm at Mr. Olive Church in Rancho Palos Verdes. For further information, email msslsbb@gmail.com.

 

NSSHS

Juniors and seniors interested in joining the National Social Science Honor Society should pick up an application in S52 and turn it in by Friday, Sept. 21.

 

TRI-M MUSIC HONOR SOCIETY

Submissions are now open to new and returning members for the Tri-M Music Honor Society. See Mr. Steiner in the band room or Mr. Doctor in S33 for more information. Deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 28.

 

COUNSELING OFFICE

INTERNSHIP AND WORK EXPERIENCE

You may help your career goals and make your college applications stand out by including internship/work experience on your resume. Interested? Come to the mandatory meeting TODAY in the CCC at lunch.

 

TUTORS NEEDED

Want to help another student who may be struggling? See Mrs. Juge in the Counseling Office and become a tutor.

 

 

LEVEL CHANGE DEADLINE

The last day to make a level change without penalty is Friday, Oct. 5.

 

COLLEGE CAREER CENTER

VISITING COLLEGES

College rep visits are in full swing and visiting the CCC every day. Today, reps from Marymount. Claremont McKenna, Florida Polytechnic, and UC San Diego are available to meet with students. Sign up on Naviance and read the college rep visit procedures on the home page. Teacher permission slips are required and also available on Naviance. For more information, visit the CCC.

 

PRACTICE SAT AND ACT TESTS

If you would like to take a practice SAT or ACT test before the actual exams, the CCC is offering this opportunity for sophomores, juniors and seniors on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9:00 am. The practice tests do not count in any way, and are not the same as the PSAT being offered in October. Students may sign up starting TODAY and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 20 at the CCC. No late sign-ups accepted. There is a $20 donation payable at the time of registration.

 

ATHLETICS

EARLY DISMISSAL

Please excuse the freshman/sophomore football team members at 1:30 pm for a game.

 

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018

 

Late Start Schedule

Period 0: 9:00 to 9:40 Period 4: 12:00 to 12:40

Period 1: 9:45 to 10:25 LUNCH: 12:40 to 1:15

Period 2: 10:30 to 11:10 Period 5: 1:20 to 2:00

Period 3: 11:15 to 11:55 Period 6: 2:05 to 2:45

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

PSAT EXAM

Mark your calendars now! The PSAT will be offered at Pen for sophomores and juniors on Wednesday morning, Oct. 10. Bring your student ID and sign up at the Student Store TODAY. Registration is $21 until Friday and then goes up each week as the exam gets closer. Don’t wait until the last minute. Bring cash or a check made out to PVPHS-PSAT.

 

SAT BOOTCAMP

Need help with the upcoming SATs? Then mark your calendar now for the weekend of Sept. 22 and 23 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm both days for the Catalyst Prep bootcamp being held at Peninsula. Deadline to enroll is Wednesday, Sept. 19. Call (800) 235-0056 or email info@catalystprep.com.

 

GENERAL

HEROES AROUND ME

Is the theme for this year’s Reflections featuring the creative mediums of dance, literature, music, film, photography and visual arts. Deadline for submissions is Friday, Oct. 12. You can access the rules and entry form by clicking here.

 

SENIOR PORTRAITS

Senior portraits must be taken through PSS Imaging, which is the contracted photographer for Pen. Images from any other photographer/company will not be accepted. Make up photos will be taken in November and you should receive information directly from PSS Imaging. They also offer in-house appointments at their studio in Anaheim. Contact them at (714) 630-7785 or email pssimaging@msn.com with questions. If no senior portrait is taken, the student will be contacted to have a yearbook staff photographer take a photo in the yearbook studio.

 

CLUBS AND MEETINGS

LIT MAG MEMBERS

The first meeting for literary magazine staff members is TODAY at lunch in H65. If you would like to join literary publications/lit mag, there’s still room, so come to the meeting today. Remember, lit mag is a UC elective course.

 

SPACE XPLORERS

Be like Buzz Lightyear and go to infinity and beyond! Come to the first meeting of the Stellar Xplorers in T106 TODAY at lunch. You’ll meet people who have the same fascination with space. Spots are limited.

 

SCIENCE BOWL

Interested in a Jeopardy style science competition? Then come to the Science Bowl information meeting TODAY at lunch in P210.

 

JNHS

There is a mandatory meeting for all members of the Japanese National Honor Society TOMORROW, Sept. 13 in P124 at lunch.

 

TSA

There is a mandatory meeting for the Technology Student Association team captains on Friday, Sept. 14 at lunch in P210.

 

ATTENTION MUSICIANS

Are you a musician who needs volunteer hours and is looking for more chances to perform? Consider the Music Students’ Service League. If you can play an instrument or sing, come to the orientation meeting on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm at Mr. Olive Church in Rancho Palos Verdes. For further information, email msslsbb@gmail.com.

 

COUNSELING OFFICE

INTERNSHIP AND WORK EXPERIENCE

You may help your career goals and make your college applications stand out by including internship/work experience on your resume. Interested? Come to the mandatory meeting TOMORROW, Sept. 13 in the CCC at lunch.

 

 

TUTORS NEEDED

Want to help another student who may be struggling? See Mrs. Juge in the Counseling Office and become a tutor.

 

LEVEL CHANGE DEADLINE

The last day to make a level change without penalty is Friday, Oct. 5.

 

COLLEGE CAREER CENTER

COLLEGE FAIR

Interested in an out of state school? Be sure and come to the Out of State College Fair TODAY at lunch. Go to the CCC tab on pvphs.com for a list of participating schools.

 

ATHLETICS

EARLY DISMISSAL

Please dismiss the varsity and freshman/sophomore girls’ tennis players at 1:45 today for their match against South Torrance.

 

ISPE

There is a mandatory meeting for all Independent Study Physical Education students TODAY at lunch in M36. Remember to bring your signed time logs.