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Winter Break Day Camp

Kids' Corner Camp December 26 - 28 and January 2 - 4

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Teacher Training

Textbook Adoption Training

Teachers receive training on new curriculum

Military Appreciation at Silver Spur

Honoring Veterans and Active Military

Silver Spur Elementary's Appreciation Assembly

Chuck Miller Grant Winners

Chuck Miller Grant Recipients

Peninsula Education Foundation Program

PVPUSD Board of Education

Thank You For Your Service!

Board Members Tony Collatos and Barbara Lucky retire after many years of service.

Dr. Kuykendall helps teach math

Team Effort

Rancho Vista's Principal Kuykendall Helps Teach Math

High School Fall Sports Teams

Successful Seasons for High School Fall Sports Teams

Many Participating in CIF Post Season

Punkin Chunkin

Punkin Chunkin

A Ridgecrest Tradition

Model United Nations

Future Leaders

Peninsula HS Model United Nations Students

High School Surfing Teams

High School Surfing Season Begins

Peninsula and Palos Verdes High School Teams Compete

Staff in Halloween Bee Costumes

Keeping things Buzzing

The Educational Services team's Halloween Spirit

Peninsula Education Foudnation Banner

Educational Partners for All Students

The Peninsula Education Foundation

Students celebrating positive behavior.

Celebrating Positive Behavior

Teaching and encouraging good behavior with Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports

PVPHS Students

Student Ambassadors

Peninsula High School Students

Safety Training Day

Safety Training With the Experts

Kicking off the year with district wide safety meeting

School family picnic lunch

Family Values

Rancho Vista PIcnic Lunch

Suicide Prevention Training for Staff

Mental Health Matters

Suicide Prevention Training for Staff

High school students collaborating.


High school students kick off the new semester.

Music teachers demonstrate instruments to students.

Making Music

Elementary Music Program at Every School

Student leadership team.

Student Leaders

Intermediate school student WEB leadership team

Principal shakes hands with student.

Making New Friends

Principal Michele Marcus  welcomes students

Students watering the school garden

Gardens of Learning

Montemalaga students working together in the school garden.

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

Learning About Global Diversity

Students at Rancho Vista World Fair

Students peforming in PVHS' Little Shop of Horrors

Amazing Talent

PVHS and PVPHS High School Drama Departments

Students holding PEF signs at Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk

Thanks for Supporting PVPUSD Schools

Skechers Pier to Pier Walk

Adult and child holding hands.

Expanded Counseling Services

Prioritizing student wellness.

Military symbols and family holding hands.

Welcome Military Families

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Goals and Objectives for 2018-19
Superintendent Dr. Cherniss has developed a plan that outlines his annual goals and objectives that will provide a framework for his activities for the 2018-19 school year and beyond.
The plan is broken into three phases covering the course of the next two academic years. 
Phase 1:  Listening, Learning and Leading (October, 2018 – February, 2019)
Phase 2:  Palos Verdes Peninsula USD Assessment Report (March, 2019)
Phase 3:  Palos Verdes Peninsula USD Three-Year Action Plan (2019 – 2020) 
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School Safety Resources & Information
Student safety is a priority in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. A comprehensive list of resources, information and updates has been created for families to reivew. Please visit
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