palos verdes school information: Palos Verdes Costume Closet Is Ready For Halloween! - 10/13/14 08:24 AM
Palos Verdes Costume Closet is Ready for Halloween!
The Costume Closet in Palos Verdes is ready for Halloween.  This year their hours have been extended for the entire month of October.   They are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.  If you haven’t been to the Costume Closet lately then you are in for a big surprise!  Their inventory has grown to over 8,000 costumes and they have increased not only their Halloween costume area, but also their theatrical/period clothing, wedding/formal wear and high end vintage clothing.  Their accessory and … (0 comments)

palos verdes school information: Skechers Friendship Walk Benefits Peninsula Education Foundation - 10/09/14 11:56 AM
Skechers Friendship Walk Benefits Peninsula Education Foundation
Where does the money come from to support our local Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District?  The primary source of income for most public school districts in California, including the PVPUSD, is from the State.   However, State support has declined since 2007-08.  The most stable and reliable funding source in recent years has been local revenue from the Peninsula Education Foundation.  This income has allowed PVPUSD to continue providing programs and services for students needed for their success in college and/or the workplace.
The Peninsula Education Foundation board of trustees has voted to increase its … (0 comments)

palos verdes school information: Palos Verdes Schools Update 2014 - 09/10/14 10:55 AM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Update 2014  

The new school year has begun and Palos Verdes home owners have changes in their Palos Verdes Schools.  Even though controversial, the Common Core State Standards are going forward beginning with this school year.  We also have a new Superintendent for Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District - Dr. Don Auston, who was the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services for the Huntington Beach Union High School District.  The School Board unanimously approved a four year contract for Dr. Austin at the August 6, 2014, meeting, concluding that he had the right … (0 comments)

palos verdes school information: Do You Know What Palos Verdes School Education Costs? - 03/10/14 11:26 AM

Palos Verdes homes owners and their tenants are fortunate to be able to send their children to the award winning Palos Verdes schools.  The Peninsula Education Foundation recently released a school chart tuition/funding comparison for both public and private Palos Verdes schools and the numbers are surprising.
State funding for Palos Verdes Unified School District's middle and high school level students is only $6,112 per student for the 2013/2014 year.  Compare that to tuition for Chadwick ($30,000), Rolling Hills Preparatory School ($27,960), Rolling Hills Country Day  K-8 ($18,000) and Peninsula Heritage K-6 ($23,230) and you can see why the Foundation … (0 comments)

palos verdes school information: Palos Verdes High School Students Can Choose Their School! - 01/22/14 10:04 AM

Attention parents of eighth grade students!  Palos Verdes High School, and Peninsula High School will be hosting their annual forums and tours at their respective schools for Palos Verdes homes owners (and tenants).  Any current eight grade student will have an opportunity to enroll under “open enrollment” which means that the students who will enter 9th grade in September 2014, may choose which high school they wish to attend.  Planning for the 2014-2015 school year is beginning, and enrollment numbers are critical to effectively prepare for the year.  Students must make their commitment by Wednesday, February 19, 2014, or the student will … (0 comments)

palos verdes school information: Palos Verdes Summer School Registration Begins Soon! - 03/18/13 12:12 PM

We have just started to enjoy daylight savings time and Spring isn't even here yet, but summer school sign ups are fast approaching.  The Palos Verdes Unified School District has posted the calendar for this years summer programs and, if history repeats itself, they will fill up fast.
Registration for elementary students for summer school will begin on April 8, 2013.  The classes will be held this year at Silver Spur, Dapplegray, Mira Catalina and Vista Grande.  The school hours will be 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and classes run from June 17 through July 12, 2013.
Registration for intermediate students … (1 comments)

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