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Students sitting down reading

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Stop, Drop and Read Program at Lunada Bay Elementary School

Students pose for picture in photo wall at Rancho Vista World Fair

Learning About Global Diversity

Students at Rancho Vista World Fair

PVHS students pose with 1st place medals at CSULB Math Day

1st Place at Math Day

Palos Verdes High Students take home 1st place at CSULB's Math Day

Students watering the school garden

Gardens of Learning

Montemalaga students working together in the school garden.

Students present colonial museum at Cornerstone Elementary

History Comes Alive

Colonial Museum at Cornerstone Elementary School

Miraleste students holding award at VEX robotics competition.

Robotics Winners

Miraleste teams win VEX competition.

Peninsula High School's Academic Decathlon Team

Academic Excellence

Peninsula High School's Academic Decathlon Team

Board Member Rick Phillips is sworn in by Superintendent Dr. Don Austin

District  Welcomes New Board of Education Member

Rick Phillips appointed to Board more

Students on stage at fine arts performance.

Fine Arts for All

Lunada Bay Elementary School


Rancho del Mar HS Students

Student Surfing

Learning and Competing Beyond Four Walls

Zero Period Surfing Class 

Makerspace Learning

Soleado 3rd Grade Students

Students peforming in PVHS' Little Shop of Horrors

Amazing Talent

PVHS and PVPHS High School Drama Departments

U.S. Coast Guard pilot and helicopter on the field at Silver Spur Elementary School.

Military Appreciation Day

Silver Spur Elementary Hosts Annual Event (read more...)

PVHS students sitting at desks studying for ACT and SAT tests.

College Readiness

High School Students Prepare for ACT and SAT

Vista Grande Teacher Molly Amloyan, Superintendent Don Austin and students.

Celebrating Educators of the Year

Congratulations Molly Amloyan, Sandra Kim, Jennifer Stoddart, Nicole Thompson

Students holding PEF signs at Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk

Thanks for Supporting PVPUSD Schools

Skechers Pier to Pier Walk

Soleado Elementary Students Dancing

Focus on the Arts

Soleado Elementary School Students

Adult and child holding hands.

PVPUSD Expands Counseling Services

District Announces Additional Resources Read More.

Diagram of proposed facilities master plan at Dapplegray elementary school.

Planning for the Future

Developing the PVPUSD Facilities Master Plan ... Read More

Custodian mopping floor.

Green Cleaning

Chemical cleaners swapped for non-toxic alternatives. Read more.

Military symbols and family holding hands.

Welcome Military Families

Learn about enrolling your children at Palos Verdes Peninsula more

Education Insights

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Staff Recognition
The Spirit of PV is awarded to teachers for contributions that align with the ideals of the teaching profession.  Teachers can award one of twenty stuffed peacocks to their peers to recognize anything that makes them special.  The goal is to recognize hundreds of deserving teachers each year at the most personal level. To view the recipients, please click here.
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New Student Enrollment
The PVPUSD will begin accepting new student enrollment for the 2018-19 school year during the month of February.  For priority enrollment and notification, families can now begin the two-step enrollment process. Please visit: for additional information. 
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