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New PVPUSD Superintendent to Make Slightly More than Outgoing Superintendent

New PVPUSD Superintendent to Make Slightly More than Outgoing Superintendent

And the outgoing superintendent, Walker Williams, isn't going out, just yet.
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Finds Its Next Superintendent

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Finds Its Next Superintendent

Don Austin comes from the Huntington Beach Union High School District. He starts Aug. 11.
Two Peninsula Kids Compete in 3M Young Scientist Contest

Two Peninsula Kids Compete in 3M Young Scientist Contest

Christopher Isozaki and Anthony Kim have a shot at winning $25K.
Peninsula Education Foundation Reaches $3M Fundraising Goal This Year

Peninsula Education Foundation Reaches $3M Fundraising Goal This Year

Next year's goal is set at $3.4 million.
PVHS Students Build Robot to Find Shipwrecks

PVHS Students Build Robot to Find Shipwrecks

The students take first place at the PVIT Underwater ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) Team in the Regional Marine Technology Advanced Education competition and now head to internationals.
PHOTOS: An Ocean Friendly Garden Gets Planted

PHOTOS: An Ocean Friendly Garden Gets Planted

The garden at Palos Verdes High is designed to conserve and retain water, and provide a more natural habitat.
PVPUSD Asks: What Do You Want in Your Next Superintendent?

PVPUSD Asks: What Do You Want in Your Next Superintendent?

Two public forums and an online survey are available to voice your opinion. And of course, there's always the comment section below.
Palos Verdes and Peninsula Athletes Are Really Smart, Too

Palos Verdes and Peninsula Athletes Are Really Smart, Too

The schools's teams walked away with a lot of academic awards from CIF.
E-Cigs to Be Restricted at Los Angeles Harbor College

E-Cigs to Be Restricted at Los Angeles Harbor College

Trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District voted unanimously to restrict the activity, referred to as "vaping," the same way they do tobacco smoking on campus.
UCLA Extension Now Offers Classes in South Bay

UCLA Extension Now Offers Classes in South Bay

El Camino College will host classes, starting at the end of this month.
PHOTOS: PVHS Gets an Outta-This-World Visit

PHOTOS: PVHS Gets an Outta-This-World Visit

Representatives from NASA and JPL stop by to check out the Palos Verdes Institute of Technology.
Students Passing the AP Test in Increasing Numbers in Palos Verdes

Students Passing the AP Test in Increasing Numbers in Palos Verdes

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified is placed on the College Board's "AP Honor Roll."
Peninsula CyberPatriot Team Is Finalist for National Competition

Peninsula CyberPatriot Team Is Finalist for National Competition

The Palos Verdes Peninsula High School CyberPatriot Team is coached by Engineering Department Chairman Hassan Twiet and parent volunteers Greg and Elizabeth Grenier.
Open Enrollment Begins for Local High Schools

Open Enrollment Begins for Local High Schools

Incoming ninth graders can choose whether to attend PV High or Peninsula.
4 More PV Schools Nominated for Distinguished Schools Honor

4 More PV Schools Nominated for Distinguished Schools Honor

California Distinguished School honorees will be announced in late March.
PVPUSD Releases Code of Conduct for High School Athletic Events

PVPUSD Releases Code of Conduct for High School Athletic Events

Penalties for violating the code of conduct include verbal warnings and suspension from athletic and extracurricular events.