• Sam's the man--Spartan wrestler takes top honor

    Freshman Samuel Bressie won top honors at the Livermore Invitational this past weekend, taking first place in the 145 pound division. The grapplers finish their season this week. Be with us Wednesday at Hercules High to see the big finish

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  • Ms. Lamons earns MLK honor

    The speech and debate community honors Ms. Michele Lamons for a lifetime of good work and she was presented this plaque as a way of saying, Way to Go!

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  • Students work on the mural of the Portables

    Students are putting the finishing touches on the last mural--a mural of the Portables themselves! So that means the "walls" have mini-murals too. How's that for Art?!

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  • Yassna Ahmadi to be honored Tuesday

    Contra Costa Student Humanitarian of the Year for our super Spartan senior, to be feted at the Board of Supervisors building in Martinez at a luncheon

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  • Chemistry Tutoring now available

    Ms. Townsend in room 14 will be here for all chemical equations every Tuesday after school

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  • Lions Club speech contest open Now

    It's the annual student speech contest with this year's topic: Freedom of the Press--What Does it Mean? We compete on February 18 at the El Sobrante School to try to advance to the next level

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  • Boys soccer turns back Kennedy

    A big road win secures the Spartans momentum heading into next week's two home games, including Thursday's senior night

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  • Don't trash it!

    Our friends from West County have brought us recycling and compost bins. We are so happy to save our part of the planet

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  • Work Experience offers advice, jobs

    Most college admissions officers like seeing work experience on a student's high school resume - working a part-time job shows maturity and conscientiousness, which are qualities that are very important in a successful college student. Restaurant Associate, Cashier - Panera Bread - Pinole,CA Help Wanted - Limon Frozen Yogurt - San Pablo, CA

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  • Be a Bank of America Intern

    An amazing internship possibility happening for the summer of 2019, if you are a junior or senior and a student leader, you can get an eight week internship and trip to Washington D.C. Come to building four for details

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  • Art Students bring their work to the City

    The students went with Ms.Shokrai, brought their work and had it critiqued. Oh, and had a great time!

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  • Michael Wilson, Athlete of the Week

    Our rookie wrestling squad has an emerging star, Michael finished third in a competitive group of grapplers. He is in action twice more this week. We are Spartan proud

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  • Congrats to Debate

    Joi Gonzalez '21 finished with a winning record in Lincoln Douglas Debate this past weekend. Nicely done, Spartan!

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  • Spartans come up big for Food Drive

    A great holiday haul made everyone's December a bit brighter and fuller

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  • Book Club starts new year with new Book

    Rebecca Podos' newest book is sure to be a hit with our Thursday book club. Join us in the library today

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  • Engineering Students get online and get College Credit

    A representative from Contra Costa College was here today and back next week to get our students enrolled concurrently and earn college credits while completing their work at PVHS. Nice to get a two-for-one, way to engineer it!

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  • Teachers dive into IB for Professional Development

    Every Wednesday, we meet as a staff, but this week we will be studying more about the IB program. Thursday a handful of staff members go to visit an IB high school to get more information and reconnaisance

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  • Army marches on

    Every second Tuesday, a representative from the US army will come to Pinole Valley to meet and greet students. We encourage you to go up and ask them about their service.

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  • Teacher of the Month--Mr. Botello

    Mr. Botello is a great Spanish teacher, and everyone here knows it. Now everyone reading our website will as well. We celebrate and honor his fine work!

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  • Sign up for the Caravan

    Historically Black Colleges are looking for students of all color to come to the Contra Costa College caravan in February. See Ms. Bardell in building 3 for details.

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  • Honor Rollers, don't miss out!

    Did you do 3.0 or better work during Quarter 1? We had the party, but might have missed you. If so, come to building 3 and pick up your certificate this week to show the world, you've got this

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  • Art Calendars on Sale all this Week

    Get the best of the Murals on your wall for all of 2019. Come to the cashier's office today

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