• Freshmen EAOP students have a day

    Saturday at UC Berkeley, the newest members of our EAOP program have an orientation and kickoff at Hertz Hall on the UC campus. Parents and guardians need to attend to find out everything that the program has to offer.

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  • Ceramics Guild is on the Town

    This Saturday, the Pinole Farmers Market welcomes a new group; it's the high school art and ceramics classes displaying and selling their wares. We are so excited. Hope to see you there. (Bring cash)

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  • Sonic Boom!

    Ms. Lee's Physics class is studying sound and motion. Videos, experiments and more bring one of the mysteries of the universe to life.

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  • Sports Extravaganza Today

    Golf, Tennis, Badminton, Swimming are all on. Go go go go Spartans

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  • Engineering Day highlights Thursday

    Everything from reading blueprints to designing workshops brought to our sophomores by industry professionals. Thanks Team Engineering for a memorable day

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  • Cooking class creates something for Spring

    Parents took the morning shift and students, the afternoon. Each created this healthy and impressive salad. Tasted as good as it looked.

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  • Kick Butts!

    Our Health Center is hosting an informational day of smoking facts and information. Join us in the Blue room at lunch for fun and knowledge

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  • WE Science spends the day at Collins

    It's never too early to start Science! Here's our crew having the Collins Elementary crew working on some experiments and discovering some joys of Science.

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  • Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship open now

    Open to Seniors who positively contribute to the Community through their five-point program. Details in the main office and all applications due in by April 15

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  • The Secret Lives of the Book Club

    It's the story of Lily Owen and it is the Spartan Book of the Month. Join us Tuesday's at lunch for the reading

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  • Softball beats John Swett on the road

    Looks like the Spartans were the true Road Warriors crushing John Swett 14-3. Kennedi Thomas led the way going three for three with six stolen bases.

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  • Baseball rolls Ygnacio Valley

    Devin Irwin went three for three, D'Andre Gaines hit a grand slam. Cole Montano dominated on the hill and the Spartans turned back Ygnacio Valley 12-1 to run their record to 8-1

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  • Retired Teachers Scholarship forms due this Week

    Seniors have until Thursday to get this done. We want to qualify all qualified candidates so they can get a good head start toward college

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  • Spartan scribe hits it big

    Elizabeth Johnson ('20) is now a published writer with Prep2Prep Sports. Her report was on a Spartan loss, but her writing is a definite win. We are Spartan proud of you, Elizabeth

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  • Art Team hangs it up

    Very proud of our Art classes who worked this weekend to set up for the District Art Show in Richmond. The students hung up art from all schools as part of their Service Learning and because they are awesome

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  • Spartan Senior wins Scholarship

    Every Student Succeeds celebrates Raven Richardson for his many accomplishments. He will be gifted some money and a luncheon in April for his exemplary work

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  • Jerry Deuker Scholarships still available

    He was Mr. Spartan during his time at Pinole Valley. Now his legacy lives on, giving back to seniors who have the citizenship and skills to make a difference. Get your application in this week to secure your entry

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  • Senior Comet Day at CCC

    Select seniors are traveling to Contra Costa College next month as part of our transition for students attending the San Pablo campus next year. See your counselor for details

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  • Enfermo?

    Mr. Snaith's level III Spanish class is practicing its best work, putting on mini-performances with Health as the theme. Feeling better, already

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  • WE Science and Engineers busy all week

    Club meeting today and Stewart outreach on Wednesday. Also robotics Monday and Tuesday, then Engineering day for sophomores next Thursday. And a summer opportunity for more beginning next Friday

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  • Earth Team on the move

    Out planting Thursday and getting ready for community service March 30, we honor their hard work, making this and every day Earth Day

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  • Panda Express supports our Sophomores

    So get to the local Pinole branch this Friday and 20% of what you buy goes to support the class of 2021

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  • Car Club is back

    Now on Thursdays after school with Mr. DeVance. Vroom!

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  • Aurora Borealis on Display (sort of)

    Ms. Townsend's Chemistry class saw a Portable version of a solar sensation. How did it happen? Ask your student how it's done

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  • Senior Breakfast information

    Tickets still on sale at the cashier's office through Friday and that is the deadline for slide show entries, send all that to pvhsco2019seniors @gmail.com Don't be left hungry!

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  • Baseball runs its league record to 6-0

    Teonnie Johnson went two for three and Josh Shanklin did the same and the Spartans are now 6-0 in league heading into Friday's home game against the Bruins. How does seven straight sound?

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  • Golf team beats DeAnza

    Tyler Momono shot a 36 and the Spartans are now 3-0. The boys have four matches next week. Let's keep the good times and putts rolling

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  • Robotics gets Started

    This year's task is all about moving boxes. And delivering them. Then putting them on shelves. There's a lot of work to do! It goes every Tuesday and Saturday. Go team Rocket!

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  • Cooking Class launches with knife skills

    The weekly course is in the Blue Room and the kids are learning healthy and wise ways to put food on the table

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  • Chevron Richmond has scholarships

    $1000 scholarships await seniors with achievement, skills and community involvement. Come to building 4 to see if you qualify

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  • Radio, Radio

    The deadline is Friday if you want to be part of the cadre working on Youth Radio. Come to the main office to get your start.

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  • Summer Classes at CCC

    The Comet crew is coming to Pinole Valley on Thursday to go over some of options for this summer. Math? English? More?

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  • Choices

    Curious about what classes were chosen for next year? Go to Power School and look under Course Request list, and you'll see. The window is open this week

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  • Ultimate team runs record to 3-1

    Daniel Rios led the way as the Spartans knocked off Berkeley's B team 9-6 in disc action Saturday

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  • Swim Squad beats Vallejo

    Wins bay Isabella Ramirez, Mikayla Rudis, American Munoz and Spartan athlete of the week, Alex Gamboa--the sophomore won in the 200 Free, 100 Fly and Two Relays.

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  • Burning Questions

    The Health Academy sophomores are leaning about calories and more. Lab coats on for a Friday exploration

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  • Prom Royalty Mandatory meeting postponed to Wednesday

    Prom court! Can you imagine being King or Queen of the Ball? You may be able to do more than imagine--but you'll have to attend a mandatory meeting Monday in the Blue room at lunch

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  • Girls Engineering Has Lunch, Makes Contact

    The Blue Room was the place that our female students and women engineers spent lunch time together. We are hoping this is the start of a lasting relationship.

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  • Interim Assessment Band Testing

    The whole school is on block schedules starting March 11. We start school later and put students in three classes a day (except Wednesday) to allow for maximum time to see their math and English progress. Bring it on!

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  • Robotics at Cal

    The team is at Berkeley all Saturdays in March; building a better robot!

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  • Richmond Promise

    Friday is the final day to apply for all Spartans from Richmond. See Ana Laura in building 1

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  • Senior Breakfast Tickets on Sale Now

    Join us for Senior Breakfast this Friday March 22, tickets on sale for $15 at the cashier's office

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  • Dalia Horta, A Hispanic Student of Honor

    Scoring in the top 3% regionally, the Spartan junior has put herself in the running for a scholarship and more. Way to go, Dalia!

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  • Reading Intervention--Spartans lead the way

    Over 90% of our underclassmen have completed the Reading Inventory given to students district wide. That represents the highest completion rate in WCCUSD. Read on, Spartans!

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  • The Marvelous Machine after school Tuesday--Friday

    Join our Improv groups every day from 4:00-5:30 to see a unique show every day!

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  • Principal for a Day

    Seniors, do you have the right stuff to sit behind the big desk? Apply to be Pinole Valley's principal for a day! If you have a qualifying GPA and the desire to lead, this might be the opportunity you've been waiting for.

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  • Spartans start Ultimate Season with ultimate results

    The Spartans are 2-0 after a weekend sweep of Bentley and Berkeley frosh. Muhammed Isa led the offense and Justin DeLeon the defense. Next up a pair of Saturday contests for the Spartan slingers

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  • Spartans beat rain, Warriors and Red Hawks

    Not sure we were ever getting another game in, but the softball girls went to John Swett and blasted the Warriors 21-0 while the baseball boys ran their record to 3-0 after crushing Vallejo 18-4. Both teams return home next week--weather permitting of course.

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  • Pajama Time

    Flannel Pajama bottoms for the class of 2019 on sale now at our cashier's office. Bring $25 and the confidence to wear them at school!

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  • AP sign ups due Monday

    If you are enrolled in an AP class, then you are taking the AP exam. But if you think you can accept the challenge of taking the test without the class, you have to let us know by Monday. We are taking appeals until then.

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  • Spartans top Comprehensive High Schools on Youth Truth

    82% of all Spartan students completed the District wide survey and hope all of our parents and staff does the same. Thanks for sharing!

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  • Badminton winners at Richmond High

    Katelin Wilkerson, Cecila Chak, Angelina Vuong won girls singles. Audrey Pangemanan and Edmarie Garcia took doubles. Boys doubles Deavin Tendean and Kenny Phan, and Lawrence Bay and Jet Ong completed the good day's work

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  • Noreen Rather wins first in Monologue Competition

    Spartan thespian Noreen Rather is the second straight 1st place winner at the District level competition. We are Spartan proud!

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