Information for Incoming Panthers

Program Information for Incoming Freshmen Students


Spring 2014

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School



PVPHS Open House: January 30

5:00-8:30pm   Gourmet food trucks will be selling food

5:30-6:30pm    Session 1:  Classrooms/information stations will be open to parents/students

6:45-7:15pm    Gym presentation

7:15-8:00pm    Session 2:  Classrooms/information stations will be open to parents/students


PVPHS Principal’s Forums:

February 3rd    6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the CCC

February 10th 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm in the CCC

February 12th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the CCC

More information will be distributed in January


Deadline to turn in High School Selection Form: February 19

High School Counselors Visit PVPUSD Intermediate Schools

                   April 8th- PVIS

            April 9th- Miraleste

            April 10th- Ridgecrest

PVPHS counselors meet with current 8th grade students to discuss scheduling for freshman year.  Scheduling materials will be given to students to share/discuss with their families.



8th Grade Parent/Guardian Orientation Evenings

April 15 (Last Name A-Le)     

April 17 (Last Name Lf-Z)      

PVPHS Performing Arts Center (PAC)


5:00-6:00pm- Parents/guardians have an opportunity to talk with teachers about classes and special programs available during freshman year. 


6:00-6:30pm- Parents/guardians listen to presentations by:

                                    Mitzi Cress, Principal

                                    Alicia Foulk, Associate Principal

                                    Micah Farrell, Associate Principal

                                    Wendell Yoshida, Athletic Director

                                    Season Pollock, Activities Director

                                    Keila Roth, PTSA President


6:30-7:30pm- Parents/guardians will attend a scheduling information presentation given by their student’s PVPHS counselor.  Room assignments, based on student’s last name, will be posted and announced during the presentation in the PAC.  Students received the information presented in this session during their counselor meetings April 8th, 9th & 10th.


High School Counselors Schedule PVPUSD Intermediate School Students

            April 22nd- Ridgecrest

            April 23rd- Miraleste

            April 24th- PVIS

PVPHS counselors return to the intermediate schools to schedule students for their freshman year classes.  Students will turn in completed scheduling materials that they received during their counselor meetings on April 8th, 9th, & 10th.   


Private School Enrollment and Scheduling

April 28th and 29th  

PVPHS Counseling Office 12:30pm-3:00pm

Appointments are not necessary.  For further information contact Marie Blackwood, PVPHS Registrar, (310) 377-4888 x280.


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