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  • Financial Aid Deadline is on the Way

    The FAFSA is the official form that students or their families use to apply for financial assistance for college from the federal government. States, individual colleges and universities, and private scholarship programs rely on the information provided in the application as well.Ms. Stephanie is hosting three more sessions, but then time runs out to get the Financial Aid for the Fall. Today at lunch and then after school Monday, twice on Tuesday. We know that you may not know your final college plans, but even if you haven't solidified your direction, it is always the right time to get free money. Take advantage of the office hours and get yourself some college cash.

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  • Artist of the Day: Melissa Martinez

    In Blue Girl, Melissa Martinez uses blue colored pencil as she continues to explore the application of abstraction to figues. Melissa has turned her focus to the rich history of abstraction of the figure which plays beautifully with her concentration on mural art. One can’t help but think of the masters such as Picasso’s blue period, specifically The Old Guitarist and Diego Rivera’s ‘Dos Mujeres’. Melissa’s artwork matches cubist portraiture in its ability to convey multiple emotions simultaneously.

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  • CSF Deadline Today

    The California Scholarship Federation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to recognize and encourage academic achievement and community service among middle and high school students in California. There are approximately 1500 chapters in middle school and high schools throughout the state, and each chapter is comprised of students members who meet eligibility requirements. Each chapter is led by a staff adviser. Eligible students become members by submitting applications based on their report card grades. Membership is for one semester, and membership drives are held each semester within established periods dictated by the State bylaws. Conferences are held annually, and student awards recognizing scholastic achievement and community service are presented. Mr. Frattini is our school sponsor, and today is the final day to apply. If you are a sophomore or older, and had no D's or F's get your application in to joel.frattini@wccusd.net and get started!

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  • Black History Speaks in Rhyme and Reality

    Jaheim Hill's spoken word piece, "Black History" was just one of the highlights of the 2nd annual show that heard student voice and student performance. There were personal narratives as well as fables and more. Groups from around campus like the Indo Pak Club to the band, choir showed. English, Spanish and sign language; song and spoken word added to the inclusion and joy seen on stage and on screen. Don't wait another full year to celebrate the art of Black history

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  • Black History Show has S.O.U.L

    Ana Paula Medrano was just one of over fifty voices heard on Wednesday night at our Black History Month celebration. Ana Paula spoke of the fascinating and little told stories of Black leadership in American history, telling that Barack Obama was not the first Black chief executive in North America. Tying together the personal and historical, we heard voices from around our school and community to create a night of inclusion and power. Kudos to the AASU for putting together an amazing night of community.

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  • Black History Art Gallery

    Click above to see a gallery of over twenty original pieces of student art in this gallery. Inspired by the art and culture of African American predecessors, this is a show put together by Ms. Tremor's outstanding students touched by the works that came before them. The show sponsored by the African American Student Union was briefly but disgustingly interrupted by a racist tag, but the spirit of inclusion and the joy of art, poetry and music showed the power of creation is always superior to that of its opposite which can only negate. Please see for yourself as you explore our virtual space. Above is one of the pieces, Stevie Wonder by Giana Grisso

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  • Artist of the Day: Briana Swihart

    Brianna executed her idea successfully. Also, I love her progression of ideas. It is almost like she is mixing in some of the techniques she learned in our previous projects this year: the silhouette, practice in drawing hands, and finally watercolor techniques. She played with scale which gives it the dream-like feel. Have you ever noticed how your dreams are almost like reality, but slightly off?

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  • Health Academy gets Educated

    A big day of virtual knowledge for our Health Academy kids and crew is happening throughout the school day. A panel discussion and breakout rooms will give our students the opportunity to ask questions and take that with them back to school and career. We can't wait to hear what they have heard and honor the Health Academy for making this happen

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  • SOUL Show

    It's Today--our 2nd annual Black History celebration happens on Zoom beginning at 4:00 with a second show at 6:30 p.m. We have Art, Music and Spoken Word along with inspiration and education--it is a labor of some love and lots of effort. Can't wait to see you there!

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  • Spartan Opportunity for the Environment

    The Trio Program from UC Berkeley offers a lot more than three opportunities, and here comes a brand new one--Naturebridge is looking for students willing to be paid internships to help build the environment. There will be three Friday sessions in April and spots are being held specifically for Pinole Valley students. Make sure that if you are an Earth Team member, in Leadership or looking for something new, we are here for you! Help yourself and your community together

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Progress Reports for Quarter Three coming this week. Get everything in by February 26

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     VISION

     Pinole Valley High School’s vision is to become recognized as a California distinguished school.  We will become a vital part of our community—a school that serves our city by sharing our work and talents while utilizing the city and its resources to best serve our students.

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    Pinole Valley High School strives to prepare its graduates to succeed in both the academic and professional worlds.  Our high-quality, challenging academic programs enable students to develop the cognitive, emotional, social, and behavioral skills necessary to become both lifelong learners and engaged, responsible, respectful participants in our diverse local and global communities.

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