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Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2020

 

GENERAL

BSU BRAIN BUSTER OF THE DAY

To celebrate Black History month, the Black Student Union is offering a daily Brain Buster. Pick up an answer slip in the Attendance Office, fill out your answer, then return it by the end of the day. Weekly prizes will be awarded on Fridays and at the end of the month, weekly winners are eligible for the final prize. Here’s the question for today: Who was the first African American woman to earn a doctorate in nuclear physics at MIT?

The answer to Friday’s question is: Bessie Smith was the Empress of the Blues and the most popular singer of the 1920s and 1930s.

 

REDISCOVERING LITERATURE WEEK

Now’s your chance to rediscover the joy of books and reading as we celebrate Literature Week at Pen. All week there is a book swap in the English classes where you take a book, return a book; read alouds by staff during passing periods; and the annual bookmark contest. TODAY you may upcycle your old books into LitGrams and origami during lunch at the library.

 

LINK CREW

Are you a sophomore or junior interested in trying out for Link Crew? Come to P103 at lunch TODAY and next Monday, Mar. 2 to find out more about the program and the application process.

 

ASSEMBLE HYGIENE KITS

Join Service Learning Leadership in compiling hygiene kits for the homeless on Thursday, Feb. 27 during sixth period at the library. You will earn service hours and all materials are provided.

 

ANNUAL BOOKMARK CONTEST

The library is sponsoring the annual bookmark contest now through Friday, Feb. 28 and the theme is “peace.” Students may enter as many times as they wish. Winners will have their entry printed as a bookmark and receive a gift card of their choice. Pick up an application at the library.

 

ELEVATOR KEYS

Students who borrowed elevator keys from the Health Office need to return them as soon as possible if they are no longer needed. The key supply is low for students who need elevator access. You will be fined for each key not returned.

 

SCHOLAR QUIZ

Brush up on your trivia and grab your smartest friends because it’s Scholar Quiz time! Scholar Quiz is a trivia tournament where student teams face off in a battle of wits on a variety of topics. If you want to form a team, come to the mandatory information meeting on TOMORROW Feb. 25 at lunch in the PAC.

 

WRESTLING FUND RAISER

Go to The Habit this Wednesday, Feb. 26 between 4:00 and 10:00 pm and enjoy a great burger plus help Pen’s wrestling team. Just mention to your server you are a supporter of our wrestling team or download the flyer here and show it when you place your order. The Habit will donate 20% of your check to our team.

 

M.S. AWARENESS

Do you have a talent you want to share? Then audition for the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness club multi-talent show coming March 21st. All talents are welcome, both students and staff. Auditions are in S33 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm TODAY for singers and dancers; Thursday, Mar. 5 for drama, instruments and all other talent. Auditions are scheduled in 10 minute slots. For more information, email pvphs@gmail.com or to sign up, click here.

 

ASB ELECTIONS

Ever thought about running for ASB elected or appointed office? ASB officers are involved in planning many schoolwide events such as prom, Walk for Life, graduation, our Willenberg exchange and more. The ASB election application is due Friday, Feb. 28 and the appointed office packet on March 10. You can download the applications by clicking here, fill it out and turn it in to P115.

 

FRIENDSHIP DEDICATION

Commemorate your high school friendships and purchase a friendship dedication in the yearbook. Contact Mrs. DeMeyer in H52 for more information.

 

BOEING SUMMER INTERSHIPS

Attention juniors! If you are interested in majoring in engineering, computer science, technology, science or math, the Boeing Summer Internship Program is a great opportunity to further your career. Applications are available at the Hawthorne Office and must be turned in to Mr. Wanmer by March 24.

 

COUNSELING

Lunchtime presentations continue this week to provide course information and teacher expectations for the 2020-21 school year. Come to room P102/P103 at lunch today to hear about Link Crew. Go to the PAC to learn about the Drama program and Video production.

 

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

NEED MONEY FOR COLLEGE?

If you are a senior searching for ways to pay for college, check out the scholarships on Naviance. The deadline to submit for most of these opportunities is March and many require essays and letters of recommendation, so don’t delay! Read the entire description to see if you qualify and see Mrs. Shafer in the CCC if you have questions. Scholarship applications due this week include Peninsula Education Foundation, PV Juniors Women’s Club, Jack Bagdasar Memorial and several bank scholarships.

 

 

ATHLETICS

BLACK & GOLD AFFAIRE 2020

It’s almost time for the annual Black & Gold fundraiser hosted by the Athletic Booster Club. Space is limited for the Saturday, Mar. 7 event at the Palos Verdes Gold Club. Tickets are available at pvphsabc.com or you can call (310) 613-4085 for more information. The online auction is now open with the proceeds going to help PVPHS student athletes. Check it out at penblackandgold.com.

 

PEP SQUAD INFO MEETING

The Pep Squad head coach will host a pre-audition information meeting TOMORROW, Feb. 25 in P115 at 5:00 pm. You’ll find out what’s in store for next season and what to expect at the audition. Email alvillarl@pvpusd.net for more details.

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2020

 

Walk for Life/Carnival Schedule

Period 0: 7:00 to 7:55 CARNIVAL/LUNCH: 11:50 to 12:50

Period 1: 8:00 to 8:53 Period 5: 12:53 to 1:46

Period 2: 8:59 to 9:52 Remembrance ceremony: 1:00

Period 3: 9:58 to 10:51 Walk for Life: 1:45 to 2:45

Period 4: 10:57 to 11:50 Period 6: 1:52 to 2:45

(club presidents excused to set up)

 

GENERAL

CARNIVAL TICKETS

Tickets for the Carnival are on sale TODAY starting at 7:45 at the Student Store. Remember, you must have tickets to buy items at the Carnival. No other form of payment is accepted.

 

BSU BRAIN BUSTER WINNER

The Brain Buster winners for this week are: Alex Pinto, Jonathan Ding, and Mrs. Payne. Please pick up your prizes in H11!

 

BSU BRAIN BUSTER OF THE DAY

To celebrate Black History month, the Black Student Union is offering a daily Brain Buster. Pick up an answer slip in the Attendance Office, fill out your answer, then return it by the end of the day. Weekly prizes will be awarded on Fridays and at the end of the month, weekly winners are eligible for the final prize. Here’s the question for today: She was the Empress of the Blues and the most popular singer of the 1920s and 1930s. Who was she?

The answer to yesterday’s question is: Mae Carol Jemison was the first black female astronaut to travel into space on the shuttle Endeavor.

 

ELEVATOR KEYS

Students who borrowed elevator keys from the Health Office need to return them as soon as possible if they are no longer needed. The key supply is low for students who need elevator access. You will be fined for each key not returned.

 

STUDENT PARKING ALERT

Students who have an assigned parking spot must have the current quarterly parking placard prominently displayed or you will be ticketed.

 

SCHOLAR QUIZ

Brush up on your trivia and grab your smartest friends because it’s Scholar Quiz time! Scholar Quiz is a trivia tournament where student teams face off in a battle of wits on a variety of topics. If you want to form a team, come to the mandatory information meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at lunch in the PAC.

 

M.S. AWARENESS

Do you have a talent you want to share? Then audition for the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness club multi-talent show coming March 21st. All talents are welcome, both students and staff. Auditions are in S33 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on the following dates: singers and dancers are Monday, Feb. 24 and Thursday, Mar. 5 is drama, instruments and all other talent. Auditions are scheduled in 10 minute slots. For more information, email pvphs@gmail.com or to sign up, click here.

 

ANNUAL BOOKMARK CONTEST

The library is sponsoring the annual bookmark contest now through Friday, Feb. 28 and the theme is “peace.” Students may enter as many times as they wish. Winners will have their entry printed as a bookmark and receive a gift card of their choice. Pick up an application at the library.

 

ASB ELECTIONS

Ever thought about running for ASB elected or appointed office? ASB officers are involved in planning many schoolwide events such as prom, Walk for Life, graduation, our Willenberg exchange and more. The ASB election application is due Thursday, Feb. 28 and the appointed office packet on March 10. You can download the applications by clicking here, fill it out and turn it in to P115.

 

FRIENDSHIP DEDICATION

Commemorate your high school friendships and purchase a friendship dedication in the yearbook. Contact Mrs. DeMeyer in H52 for more information.

 

BOEING SUMMER INTERSHIPS

Attention juniors! If you are interested in majoring in engineering, computer science, technology, science or math, the Boeing Summer Internship Program is a great opportunity to further your career. Applications are available at the Hawthorne Office and must be turned in to Mr. Wanmer by March 24.

 

COUNSELING

COURSE SELECTION 2020-2021

The deadline for turning in 2020-2021 scheduling forms is TODAY at 3:00 pm. Turn in your paperwork at the Counseling Office.

 

ATHLETICS

EARLY DISMISSAL

Please excuse members of boys’ varsity lacrosse at 2:15 today for their game.

 

BOYS’ LACROSSE OPENER

Come and support the boys’ lacrosse home opener against Culver City TODAY at 3:30 pm. Go Panthers!

 

BLACK & GOLD AFFAIRE 2020

It’s almost time for the annual Black & Gold fundraiser hosted by the Athletic Booster Club. Space is limited for the Saturday, Mar. 7 event at the Palos Verdes Gold Club. Tickets are available at pvphsabc.com or you can call (310) 613-4085 for more information. The online auction opens TOMORROW, Feb. 22 with the proceeds going to help PVPHS student athletes. Check it out at penblackandgold.com.

 

PEP SQUAD INFO MEETING

The Pep Squad head coach will host a pre-audition information meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25 in P115 at 5:00 pm. You’ll find out what’s in store for next season and what to expect at the au

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2020

 

GENERAL

BSU BRAIN BUSTER OF THE DAY

To celebrate Black History month, the Black Student Union is offering a daily Brain Buster. Pick up an answer slip in the Attendance Office, fill out your answer, then return it by the end of the day. Weekly prizes will be awarded on Fridays and at the end of the month, weekly winners are eligible for the final prize. Here’s the question for today: Who was the first black female astronaut to travel into space on the space shuttle Endeavor?

The answer to Tuesday’s question is: Aretha Franklin was the Queen of Soul and the first female artist inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

 

WALK FOR LIFE T-SHIRTS

Participants in Walk for Life may pick up their t-shirts in P115 TODAY. This year, Walk for Life is raising money for Project ALS and to honor Peninsula graduate Eric Stevens, who was recently diagnosed with ALS.

 

WALK FOR LIFE REMEMBRENCE

If you would like to participate in the Walk for Life flower ceremony, email the name of the loved one you lost to ALS to peninsulawalkforlife@gmail.com. Each name will be read aloud at the ceremony and honored with a flower.

 

ELEVATOR KEYS

Students who borrowed elevator keys from the Health Office need to return them as soon as possible if they are no longer needed. The key supply is low for students who need elevator access. You will be fined for each key not returned.

 

TSA EVENT MEETING

There is a mandatory Technology Student Association Event meeting TODAY during lunch in P210.

 

RIDGECREST TILES

If you are an alumnae of Ridgecrest and would like to leave your mark at the school, come to the school TODAY from 3:00 to 4:30 pm to design a tile that will go on a permanent wall on campus. Each tile costs $60. You may sign up by clicking here.

 

NAHS

There is a National Arts Honor Society meeting TODAY during lunch in S12.

 

STUDENT PARKING ALERT

Students who have an assigned parking spot must have the current quarterly parking placard prominently displayed or you will be ticketed.

 

SCHOLAR QUIZ

Brush up on your trivia and grab your smartest friends because it’s Scholar Quiz time! Scholar Quiz is a trivia tournament where student teams face off in a battle of wits on a variety of topics. If you want to form a team, come to the mandatory information meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at lunch in the PAC.

 

ASB ELECTIONS

Ever thought about running for ASB elected or appointed office? ASB officers are involved in planning many schoolwide events such as prom, Walk for Life, graduation, our Willenberg exchange and more. The ASB election application is due Thursday, Feb. 28 and the appointed office packet on March 10. You can download the applications by clicking here, fill it out and turn it in to P115.

 

CLUBS

FRIENDSHIP CLUB

Join the Friendship Club in the North Dance room TODAY during lunch for a dance class.

 

MUN

All members of the Model UN must come to the mandatory meeting TODAY at lunch in the PAC.

 

COUNSELING

COURSE SELECTION 2020-2021

The Student Aeries portal is open for students to submit their course requests for the 2020-2021 school year. Students must have their own Aeries account to select classes; you cannot use the parent account. Students may access the Aeries portal through Pen’s website, pvphs.com, and click on Aeries at the top of the home page. Scheduling information and forms are in Panther Picks. If you have trouble accessing your Aeries account, contact the Counseling Office immediately or email heimerd@pvpusd.net. The portal closes TODAY and all paperwork is due in the Counseling Office by 3:00 pm TOMORROW, Feb. 21.

 

ATHLETICS

PEP SQUAD BOOT CAMP

If you are interested in auditioning for the Pep Squad next season, come to the Pep Squad boot camp and get an idea of what to expect. The boot camp is on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm in the main gym. Registration and the $30 fee are due TODAY. Contact alvillarl@pvpusd.net or stonemank@pvpusd.net with questions.

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2020

 

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

 

GENERAL

BSU BRAIN BUSTER OF THE DAY

No Brain Buster today. Check back tomorrow!

 

WALK FOR LIFE FORMS

At the assemblies on Tuesday, everyone received a Walk for Life Participation Form. If you need to print it out again, go to pvphs.pvpusd.net under Panther Picks for a replacement form. Make sure to turn in the completed form along with the $30 donation to P115 by the end of school TODAY. Your fifth and sixth period teachers must initial the form as participants will miss class for the Walk. Parents must also sign the front and back of the form. Participants will receive a Walk for Life t-shirt, which may be picked up in P115 on TOMORROW, Feb. 20. This year, Walk for Life is raising money for Project ALS and to honor Peninsula graduate Eric Stevens, who was recently diagnosed with ALS.

 

WALK FOR LIFE REMEMBRENCE

If you would like to participate in the Walk for Life flower ceremony, email the name of the loved one you lost to ALS to peninsulawalkforlife@gmail.com. Each name will be read aloud at the ceremony and honored with a flower.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW RECEPTION

Come and see the artistic work of Pen’s photographers on display at the Bradbury Smith Gallery on campus now through Monday, Mar. 9. There is a special reception TODAY from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with complementary food and beverages. The exhibit is open during school hours including Panther Time and lunch. Stop by!

 

RIDGECREST TILES

If you are an alumnae of Ridgecrest and would like to leave your mark at the school, come to the school TODAY or TOMORROW, Feb. 20 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm to design a tile that will go on a permanent wall on campus. Each tile costs $60. You may sign up by clicking here.

 

NAHS

There is a National Arts Honor Society meeting TOMORROW, Feb. 20 during lunch in S12.

 

SCHOLAR QUIZ

Brush up on your trivia and grab your smartest friends because it’s Scholar Quiz time! Scholar Quiz is a trivia tournament where student teams face off in a battle of wits on a variety of topics. If you want to form a team, come to the mandatory information meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at lunch in the PAC.

 

M.S. AWARENESS

Do you have a talent you want to share? Then audition for the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness club multi-talent show coming March 21st. All talents are welcome, both students and staff. Auditions are in S33 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on the following dates: singers and dancers are Monday, Feb. 24 and Thursday, Mar. 5 is drama, instruments and all other talent. Auditions are scheduled in 10 minute slots. For more information, email pvphs@gmail.com or to sign up, click here.

 

ASB ELECTIONS

Ever thought about running for ASB elected or appointed office? ASB officers are involved in planning many schoolwide events such as prom, Walk for Life, graduation, our Willenberg exchange and more. The ASB election application is due Thursday, Feb. 28 and the appointed office packet on March 10. You can download the applications by clicking here, fill it out and turn it in to P115.

 

FRIENDSHIP DEDICATION

Commemorate your high school friendships and purchase a friendship dedication in the yearbook. Contact Mrs. DeMeyer in H52 for more information.

 

CLUBS

BSU

Join members of the Black Student Union TODAY in the library at lunch to make friendship bracelets. There will be music and candy!

 

FRIENDSHIP CLUB

Join the Friendship Club in the North Dance room TOMORROW, Feb. 20 during lunch for a dance class.

 

COLLEGE CAREER CENTER

COLLEGE VISITS

Are you planning to visit colleges and universities over spring break and summer? Come to the meeting TONIGHT at 6:30 in the CCC and learn how to make the most of your visits.

 

 

 

COUNSELING

COURSE SELECTION 2020-2021

The Student Aeries portal is open for students to submit their course requests for the 2020-2021 school year. Students must have their own Aeries account to select classes; you cannot use the parent account. Students may access the Aeries portal through Pen’s website, pvphs.com, and click on Aeries at the top of the home page. Scheduling information and forms are in Panther Picks. If you have trouble accessing your Aeries account, contact the Counseling Office immediately or email heimerd@pvpusd.net. The portal closes TOMORROW, Feb. 20 and all paperwork is due in the Counseling Office by 3:00 pm on Friday, Feb. 21. The last lunchtime presentation is TODAY to go over course information and teacher expectations. Go to P102 to hear about AP European history and the AP European history/English 2 Honors block. If you want to learn about the drama program and video production, go to the PAC.

 

ATHLETICS

EARLY DISMISSAL

Please excuse the frosh/soph and JV baseball players from fifth period today.

 

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS

Support ouR girls’ basketball team as they face off in their third round CIF playoff game against Yucaipa here at Pen. Tipoff is at 7:00 pm, but get there early. And the first 50 students will receive free pizza—feed the Zoo!

 

PEP SQUAD BOOT CAMP

If you are interested in auditioning for the Pep Squad next season, come to the Pep Squad boot camp and get an idea of what to expect. The boot camp is on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm in the main gym. Registration and the $30 fee are due TOMORROW, Feb. 20. Contact alvillarl@pvpusd.net or stonemank@pvpusd.net with questions.

 

PEP SQUAD INFO MEETING

The Pep Squad head coach will host a pre-audition information meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25 in P115 at 5:00 pm. You’ll find out what’s in store for next season and what to expect at the audition. Email alvillarl@pvpusd.net for more details.

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2020

GENERAL

BSU BRAIN BUSTER WINNER

Last week’s Brain Buster winners are Amanda Wong, Anisha Manna and Mrs. Helmrich. Please pick up your prizes in H11!

 

BSU BRAIN BUSTER OF THE DAY

To celebrate Black History month, the Black Student Union is offering a daily Brain Buster. Pick up an answer slip in the Attendance Office, fill out your answer, then return it by the end of the day. Weekly prizes will be awarded on Fridays and at the end of the month, weekly winners are eligible for the final prize. Here’s the question for today: She was an African American pop singer who earned the title of “Queen of Soul” due to her chart dominance and in 1987, became the first female artist inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Who was she?

The answer to last Friday’s question is: Frederick McKinley Jones designed a portable air cooling system for trucks carrying perishable foods.

 

SMOKE/VAPE FREE CAMPAIGN

Make a difference in your community and earn volunteer service hours by being part of the student smoke/vape free campaign. Come to the meeting TODAY at lunch in S12 to learn more. Donuts will be provided.

 

WALK FOR LIFE FORMS

At the assemblies on Tuesday, everyone received a Walk for Life Participation Form. If you need to print it out again, go to pvphs.pvpusd.net under Panther Picks for a replacement form. Make sure to turn in the completed form along with the $30 donation to P115 by the end of school TOMORROW, Feb. 19. Your fifth and sixth period teachers must initial the form as participants will miss class for the Walk. Parents must also sign the front and back of the form. Participants will receive a Walk for Life t-shirt, which may be picked up in P115 on Thursday, Feb. 20. This year, Walk for Life is raising money for Project ALS and to honor Peninsula graduate Eric Stevens, who was recently diagnosed with ALS.

 

WALK FOR LIFE REMEMBRENCE

If you would like to participate in the Walk for Life flower ceremony, email the name of the loved one you lost to ALS to peninsulawalkforlife@gmail.com. Each name will be read aloud at the ceremony and honored with a flower.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW RECEPTION

Come and see the artistic work of Pen’s photographers on display at the Bradbury Smith Gallery on campus now through Monday, Mar. 9. There is a special reception TOMORROW, Feb. 19 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with complementary food and beverages. The exhibit is open during school hours including Panther Time and lunch. Stop by!

 

RIDGECREST TILES

If you are an alumnae of Ridgecrest and would like to leave your mark at the school, come to the school TOMORROW, Feb. 19 or Thursday, Feb. 20 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm to design a tile that will go on a permanent wall on campus. Each tile costs $60. You may sign up by clicking here.

 

M.S. AWARENESS

Do you have a talent you want to share? Then audition for the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness club multi-talent show coming March 21st. All talents are welcome, both students and staff. Auditions are in S33 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on the following dates: singers and dancers are Monday, Feb. 24 and Thursday, Mar. 5 is drama, instruments and all other talent. Auditions are scheduled in 10 minute slots. For more information, email pvphs@gmail.com or to sign up, click here.

 

ASB ELECTIONS

Ever thought about running for ASB elected or appointed office? ASB officers are involved in planning many schoolwide events such as prom, Walk for Life, graduation, our Willenberg exchange and more. The ASB election application is due Thursday, Feb. 28 and the appointed office packet on March 10. You can download the applications by clicking here, fill it out and turn it in to P115.

 

CLUBS

WALK FOR LIFE

Attention club presidents and vice-presidents: remember to complete the Walk for Life preference sheet on the clubs page at Edlio ASAP.

 

BSU

Join members of the Black Student Union TOMORROW, Feb. 19 in the library at lunch to make friendship bracelets. There will be music and candy!

 

COLLEGE CAREER CENTER

COLLEGE VISITS

Are you planning to visit colleges and universities over spring break and summer? Come to the meeting TOMORROW, Feb. 19 at 6:30 in the CCC and learn how to make the most of your visits.

 

COUNSELING

COURSE SELECTION 2020-2021

The Student Aeries portal is now open for students to submit their course requests for the 2020-2021 school year. Information about course selection was already mailed home. Students must have their own Aeries account to select classes; you cannot use the parent account. Students may access the Aeries portal through Pen’s website, pvphs.com, and click on Aeries at the top of the home page. Please ensure that you are able to access your Aeries account. If you have trouble, contact the Counseling Office immediately at heimerd@pvpusd.net. Deadline to make your course requests is Thursday, Feb. 20.

 

ATHLETICS

PEP SQUAD BOOT CAMP

If you are interested in auditioning for the Pep Squad next season, come to the Pep Squad boot camp and get an idea of what to expect. The boot camp is on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm in the main gym. Registration and the $30 fee are due by this Thursday, Feb. 20. Contact alvillarl@pvpusd.net or stonemank@pvpusd.net with questions.

 

BLACK & GOLD AFFAIRE 2020

It’s almost time for the annual Black & Gold fundraiser hosted by the Athletic Booster Club. Space is limited for the Saturday, Mar. 7 event at the Palos Verdes Gold Club. Tickets are available at pvphsabc.com or you can call (310) 613-4085 for more information. The online auction opens this Saturday, Feb. 22 with the proceeds going to help PVPHS student athletes. Check it out at blackandgold.co

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020

GENERAL

STUDENT PARKING ALERT

Students who have an assigned parking spot must have the current quarterly parking placard prominently displayed or you will be ticketed.

 

BSU BRAIN BUSTER OF THE DAY

To celebrate Black History month, the Black Student Union is offering a daily Brain Buster. Pick up an answer slip in the Attendance Office, fill out your answer, then return it by the end of the day. Weekly prizes will be awarded on Fridays and at the end of the month, weekly winners are eligible for the final prize. Here’s the question for today: Dubbed the “King of Cool,” this African American designed a portable air-cooling system for trucks to keep perishable food fresh. This system was important during World War II to preserve blood, medicine and food for use at hospitals and battlefields. Who was he?

The answer to Thursday’s question is: San Pedro native Misty Copeland is the first African American performer chosen to be the principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater.

 

TAP YOUR CREATIVITY

Want to sharpen your art skills? Dreamed of becoming a performer? Last chance to come to the Bradbury Smith Art Gallery at lunch TODAY and meet with some of our visual and performing arts teachers. Enjoy some goodies and find out about the classes offered so you can unlock your creative potential.

 

VALENTINE MEMENTO

If you want to celebrate Valentine’s day by making a heart-shaped trinket box at the library, come TODAY at lunch. All supplies are provided.

 

ACS CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD

The deadline to register for the ACS Chemistry Olympiad is TODAY. Registration must be done in person at P210.

 

WALK FOR LIFE FORMS

At the assemblies on Tuesday, everyone received a Walk for Life Participation Form. If you need to print it out again, go to pvphs.pvpusd.net under Panther Picks for a replacement form. Make sure to turn in the completed form along with the $30 donation to P115 by the end of school on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Your fifth and sixth period teachers must initial the form as participants will miss class for the Walk. Parents must also sign the front and back of the form. Participants will receive a Walk for Life t-shirt, which may be picked up in P115 on Thursday, Feb. 20. This year, Walk for Life is raising money for Project ALS and to honor Peninsula graduate Eric Stevens, who was recently diagnosed with ALS.

 

WALK FOR LIFE REMEMBRENCE

If you would like to participate in the Walk for Life flower ceremony, email the name of the loved one you lost to ALS to peninsulawalkforlife@gmail.com. Each name will be read aloud at the ceremony and honored with a flower.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW RECEPTION

Come and see the artistic work of Pen’s photographers on display at the Bradbury Smith Gallery on campus now through Monday, Mar. 9. There is a special reception next Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with complementary food and beverages. The exhibit is open during school hours including Panther Time and lunch. Stop by!

 

RIDGECREST TILES

If you are an alumnae of Ridgecrest and would like to leave your mark at the school, come to the school on Wednesday, Feb. 19 or Thursday, Feb. 20 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm to design a tile that will go on a permanent wall on campus. Each tile costs $60. You may sign up by clicking here.

 

MS AWARENESS

Do you have a talent you want to share? Then audition for the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness club multi-talent show coming March 21st. All talents are welcome, both students and staff. Auditions are in S33 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on the following dates: singers and dancers are Monday, Feb. 24 and Thursday, Mar. 5 is drama, instruments and all other talent. Auditions are scheduled in 10 minute slots. For more information, email pvphs@gmail.com or to sign up, click here.

 

ASB ELECTIONS

Ever thought about running for ASB elected or appointed office? ASB officers are involved in planning many schoolwide events such as prom, Walk for Life, graduation, our Willenberg exchange and more. The ASB election application is due Thursday, Feb. 28 and the appointed office packet on March 10. You can download the applications by clicking here, fill it out and turn it in to P115.

 

CLUBS

WALK FOR LIFE

Attention club presidents and vice-presidents: remember to complete the Walk for Life preference sheet on the clubs page at Edlio ASAP.

 

BSU

Join members of the Black Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 19 in the library at lunch to make friendship bracelets. There will be music and candy!

 

 

 

COUNSELING

COURSE SELECTION 2020-2021

The Student Aeries portal is now open for students to submit their course requests for the 2020-2021 school year. Information about course selection was already mailed home. Students must have their own Aeries account to select classes; you cannot use the parent account. Students may access the Aeries portal through Pen’s website, pvphs.com, and click on Aeries at the top of the home page. Please ensure that you are able to access your Aeries account. If you have trouble, contact the Counseling Office immediately at heimerd@pvpusd.net.

 

ATHLETICS

GIRLS’ LACROSSE

Ladies—ever thought about playing lacrosse? It’s a game of speed and finesse and now’s the time to try it out because it’s our brand new CIF playoff sport. Come to the stadium field TODAY at 3:00 pm and be ready to play. You must have proof of a physical clearance and a mouth guard to participate. See Mrs. Borstel in S10 at Panther Time or lunch for more information.

 

PEP SQUAD BOOT CAMP

If you are interested in auditioning for the Pep Squad next season, come to the Pep Squad boot camp and get an idea of what to expect. The boot camp is on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm in the main gym. Registration and the $30 fee are due by Feb. 20. Contact alvillarl@pvpusd.net or stonemank@pvpusd.net with questions.

 

BLACK & GOLD AFFAIRE 2020

It’s almost time for the annual Black & Gold fundraiser hosted by the Athletic Booster Club. Space is limited for the Saturday, Mar. 7 event at the Palos Verdes Gold Club. Tickets are available at pvphsabc.com or you can call (310) 613-4085 for more information.

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020

GENERAL
STUDENT PARKING ALERT
Students who have an assigned parking spot must have the current quarterly parking placard prominently displayed or you will be ticketed.
 
BSU BRAIN BUSTER OF THE DAY
To celebrate Black History month, the Black Student Union is offering a daily Brain Buster. Pick up an answer slip in the Attendance Office, fill out your answer, then return it by the end of the day. Weekly prizes will be awarded on Fridays and at the end of the month, weekly winners are eligible for the final prize.
 
Here's the question for today: Who was the first African American performer appointed as principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre?
 
The answer to Tuesday's question is: Michelle Obama was the First Lady of the United States 2009-2017.
 
TAP YOUR CREATIVITY
Want to sharpen your art skills? Dreamed of becoming a performer? Come to the Bradbury Smith Art Gallery at lunch TODAY and TOMORROW, Feb.14 and meet with some of our visual and performing arts teachers. Enjoy some goodies and find out about the classes offered so you can unlock your creative potential.
 
GUN VIOLENCE SURVIVORS' WEEK
Come to the library TODAY at lunch to register to vote. Your vote counts in passing legislation to end gun violence. Be sure to bring your driver's license and social security card to register.
 
LAST CHANCE FOR VALENTINE-O-GRAMS
It's the final day to support Pen's choir and buy Valentine-O-Grams in the amphitheater at lunch TODAY. Only $3 for a cookie and card and $5 for a cookie, card and balloon. Don't miss out!
 
AP CHEMISTRY
If you are considering taking AP Chemistry next year, come to the College and Career Center TODAY at lunch to learn more.
 
VALENTINE MEMENTO
Celebrate Valentine's Day by making a heart-shaped trinket box at the library during lunch TODAY and TOMORROW, Feb. 14. All supplies are provided.
 
COMEDY SPORTZ
Celebrate Valentine's Day early and come to the Comedy Sportz Valentine match TONIGHT at 7:00 pm in the PAC. Our team will go against PV in a battle of the sexes. It's a pink out match, so wear all pink or red. Tickets are $5 at the door.
 
CSF DEADLINE THURSDAY
California Scholarship Federation has started their spring collection and are accepting applications during lunch in H65. Applications are available in the Hawthorne Office and H65. The collection period ends TODAY at 12:45 pm. Freshmen are encouraged to apply for membership based on last semester's grades. Students may check the eligibility lists posted outside the Hawthorne Office and H65 to see if they qualify for this prestigious organization. Please bring your report card to your advisor if you are not on the eligibility list, but think you should be. Membership is $25 per semester. Seniors, remember that in order to achieve Sealbearer status, you must have at least one semester of membership during your senior year. Please contact advisor Mrs. Okamoto at okamotob@pvpusd.net with any questions.
 
JNHS
There is a general meeting for all Japanese National Honor Society members at lunch TODAY in P124. Bring a printed transcript with you. Members were sent an email with additional information.
 
ACS CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD
The deadline to register for the ACS Chemistry Olympiad is TOMORROW, Feb. 14. Registration must be done in person at P210.
 
ASB ELECTIONS
Ever thought about running for ASB elected or appointed office? ASB officers are involved in planning many schoolwide events such as prom, Walk for Life, graduation, our Willenberg exchange and more. The ASB election application is due Thursday, Feb. 28 and the appointed office packet on March 10. You can download the applications by clicking here, fill it out and turn it in to P115.
 
CLUBS
LAST DAY CLOTHES FOR CAUSE
The Clothes for Cause club clothing drive ends TODAY. Boxes are set up outside the Main Office, Hawthorne Office and Counseling Office for your donations. They are especially looking for formal dresses, ties, shirts and shoes.
 
MUN
All members of the Model UN must come to the mandatory meeting TODAY at lunch in the PAC.
 
MATH TEAM
Join the Math Team at lunch TODAY for ASMA 5 in S45 during lunch.
 
FRIENDSHIP CLUB
Get in the Valentine Day spirit and join the Friendship Club for arts and crafts TODAY in H32.
 
BSU
Join members of the Black Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 19 in the library at lunch to make friendship bracelets. There will be music and candy!
 
COUNSELING
COURSE SELECTION 2020-2021
The Student Aeries portal is now open for students to submit their course requests for the 2020-2021 school year. Information about the course selection was mailed home. Students must have their own Aeries account to select classes; you cannot use the parent account. Students may access the Aeries portal through Pen's website, pvphs.com, and click on Aeries at the top of the home page. Please ensure that you are able to access your Aeries account. If you have trouble, contact the Counseling Office immediately at heimerd@pvpusd.net. To help with your course selections, there will be lunchtime presentations to provide course information and teacher expectations Come to P208 TODAY to learn more about Chemistry and Honors Chemistry; go to the CCC for AP Chemistry.
 
ATHLETICS
GIRLS' LACROSSE
Ladies-ever thought about playing lacrosse? It's a game of speed and finesse and now's the time to try it out because it's our brand new CIF playoff sport. Come to the stadium field TODAY and TOMORROW, Feb.14, at 3:00 pm and be ready to play. You must have proof of a physical clearance and a mouth guard to participate. See Mrs. Borstel in S10 at Panther Time or lunch for more information.
 
BLACK & GOLD AFFAIRE 2020
It's almost time for the annual Black & Gold fundraiser hosted by the Athletic Booster Club. Space is limited for the Saturday, Mar. 7 event at the Palos Verdes Gold Club. Tickets are available at pvphsabc.com or you can call (310) 613-4085 for more information.

 

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2020

 

 

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

 

GENERAL

STUDENT PARKING ALERT

Students who have an assigned parking spot must have the current quarterly parking placard prominently displayed or you will be ticketed.

 

BSU BRAIN BUSTER OF THE DAY

No Brain Buster today. Check back tomorrow!

 

TAP YOUR CREATIVITY

Want to sharpen your art skills? Dreamed of becoming a performer? Come to the Bradbury Smith Art Gallery at lunch TODAY through Friday, Feb.14 and meet with some of our visual and performing arts teachers. Enjoy some goodies and find out about the classes offered so you can unlock your creative potential.

 

GUN VIOLENCE SURVIVORS’ WEEK

Stop by the library and sign a petition for change TODAY as part of Gun Violence Survivors’ Week. Get a sticker and wristband too.

 

CHOIR FUNDRAISER

Have a pre-Valentine dinner TONIGHT from 4:00 to 10:00 pm at The Habit in the Peninsula Center and help our choir. Show your server a flyer or mention you are a supporter of Pen’s choir and 20% of your check will be donated to our singers.

 

LAST CHANCE FOR VALENTINE-O-GRAMS

It’s the final days to support Pen’s choir and buy Valentine-O-Grams in the amphitheater at lunch TODAY and TOMORROW, Feb. 13. Only $3 for a cookie and card and $5 for a cookie, card and balloon. Don’t miss out!

 

AP CHEMISTRY

If you are considering taking AP Chemistry next year, come to the College and Career Center TOMORROW, Feb. 13 at lunch to learn more.

 

VALENTINE MEMENTO

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by making a heart-shaped trinket box at the library during lunch TOMORROW, Feb. 13 and Friday, Feb. 14. All supplies are provided.

 

COMEDY SPORTZ

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early and come to the Comedy Sportz Valentine match TOMORROW, Feb. 13 at 7:00 pm in the PAC. Our team will go against PV in a battle of the sexes. It’s a pink out match, so wear all pink or red. Tickets are $5 at the door.

 

CSF DEADLINE THURSDAY

California Scholarship Federation has started their spring collection and are accepting applications during lunch in H65. Applications are available in the Hawthorne Office and H65. The collection period ends TOMORROW, Feb. 13 at 12:45 pm. Freshmen are encouraged to apply for membership based on last semester’s grades. Students may check the eligibility lists posted outside the Hawthorne Office and H65 to see if they qualify for this prestigious organization. Please bring your report card to your advisor if you are not on the eligibility list, but think you should be. Membership is $25 per semester. Seniors, remember that in order to achieve Sealbearer status, you must have at least one semester of membership during your senior year. Please contact advisor Mrs. Okamoto at okamotob@pvpusd.net with any questions.

 

JNHS

There is a general meeting for all Japanese National Honor Society members at lunch TOMORROW, Feb. 13 in P124. Bring a printed transcript with you. Members were sent an email with additional information.

 

ACS CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD

The deadline to register for the ACS Chemistry Olympiad is this Friday, Feb. 14. Registration must be done in person at P210.

 

RIDGECREST TILES

If you are an alumnae of Ridgecrest and would like to leave your mark at the school, come to the school on Wednesday, Feb. 19 or Thursday, Feb. 20 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm to design a tile that will go on a permanent wall on campus. Each tile costs $60. You may sign up by clicking here.

 

ASB ELECTIONS

Ever thought about running for ASB elected or appointed office? ASB officers are involved in planning many schoolwide events such as prom, Walk for Life, graduation, our Willenberg exchange and more. The ASB election application is due Thursday, Feb. 28 and the appointed office packet on March 10. You can download the applications by clicking here.

 

 

CLUBS

M.A.D.

If you want to learn more about designing iOS or Android apps, come to the Mobile App Development club meeting TODAY in S42 during lunch.

 

CLOTHES FOR CAUSE

The Clothes for Cause club is having a clothing drive TODAY and TOMORROW, Feb. 13. Boxes are set up outside the Main Office, Hawthorne Office and Counseling Office for your donations. They are especially looking for formal dresses, ties, shirts and shoes.

 

MATH TEAM

Join the Math Team at lunch TOMORROW, Feb. 13 for ASMA 5 in S45 during lunch.

 

FRIENDSHIP CLUB

Get in the Valentine Day spirit and join the Friendship Club for arts and crafts TOMORROW, Feb. 13 in H32.

 

BSU

Join members of the Black Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 19 in the library at lunch to make friendship bracelets. There will be music and candy!

 

MS AWARENESS

Do you have a talent you want to share? Then audition for the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness club multi-talent show coming March 21st. All talents are welcome, both students and staff. Auditions are in S33 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on the following dates: singers are Monday, Feb. 24; dancers Thursday, Feb. 27; Monday, Mar. 2 drama and instruments; and Thursday, Mar. 5 for all other talent. Auditions are scheduled in 10 minute slots. For more information, email pvphs@gmail.com or to sign up, click here.

 

COUNSELING

COURSE SELECTION 2020-2021

The Student Aeries portal is now open for students to submit their course requests for the 2020-2021 school year. Information about the course selection was mailed home. Students must have their own Aeries account to select classes; you cannot use the parent account. Students may access the Aeries portal through Pen’s website, pvphs.com, and click on Aeries at the top of the home page. Please ensure that you are able to access your Aeries account. If you have trouble, contact the Counseling Office immediately at heimerd@pvpusd.net. To help with your course selections, there will be lunchtime presentations to provide course information and teacher expectations. Come to P208 TODAY at lunch to hear about AP Biology.

 

ATHLETICS

GIRLS’ LACROSSE

Ladies—ever thought about playing lacrosse? It’s a game of speed and finesse and now’s the time to try it out because it’s our brand new CIF playoff sport. Come to the stadium field TODAY through Friday, Feb.14, at 3:00 pm each day and be ready to play. You must have proof of a physical clearance and a mouth guard