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Thanksgiving Can Food Drive

Please help support those in need this Thanksgiving by donating non-perishable can food items. Boxes are available in each classroom until November 21. Thank you for your generosity!

SAGE Presentation

On, November 13th and November 18th, the RDM school counselor and Counseling and Support Services for Youth (SAGE) Therapist will present a lesson to all students during their 4th period class. The presentation will present a series of typical teenage situations and then facilitate discussions to help students in decision making. Additionally, students will be provided pertinent information, statistics, and where they can turn to get help. Under Education Code Section 215 and Assembly Bill 2246, PVPUSD is required to educate students on suicide prevention and related topics. The presentation will cover the following topics:

* Stress * Safe Dating
* Depression *Suicide
* Peer Pressure *Drug and Alcohol Use
*Transgender Issues

We acknowledge these topics are sensitive, but are truly representative of the high school experience. We expect all students to be present for this lesson unless you do not want them to participate. If you are NOT comfortable with your student participating in the presentation, please sign the form below and have your student bring the signed opt-out form to the counselor on or before the day of the presentations, November 13th and 18th.

Pennies for Patients

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Pennies for Patients program is working with thousands of schools across the country to raise funds for blood cancer research and patient support services. Rancho del Mar High School has partnered with LLS to take on the mission of ending cancer once and for all.

Skechers 2019 Friendship Walk

Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk
Sunday, October 27th

When the Palos Verdes Peninsula community comes together to help raise money for the Peninsula Education Foundation (PEF), a small donation from an individual turns into a major fundraiser for PEF. The annual Skechers Walk is Sunday morning, October 27th. The registration fee is $30 per walker. It is the number of walkers that counts - you can register your entire family AND your dog. Any "thing" (person, animal) can register. You don't even have to show up on 10/27 (although we'd love to have you!) -- you can sign up to walk virtually and stay in your pajamas and think about all the good you've done!

What goes to PEF? Skechers gives back the entire $30 registration fee PLUS a calculated amount of the sponsorship money. Last year, 4,000 PVPUSD walkers generated $240,000 for PEF!

Access to: www.skechersfriendshipwalk.com
Choose "register"
Search and join Rancho Del Mar team
Be sure to designate PEF as your charity
Questions: 310-378-2278 or help@pvped.org

*LIVE* Understanding the Dangers of Vaping - A Panel Discussion October 24 - 6:30 PM

Live Stream of Thursday's Board Meeting
View Board Meeting Live

Thursday's Board of Education meeting can be viewed at the live streaming link below. The recording of this meeting will also be available to view after thursday's live stream on the PVPUSD website and on COX cable TV.

Open session begins at 6:30 p.m. View Live Stream@:

If you are having difficulties accessing the Live Stream, pleas REFRESH you browser.Learn more about what e-cigarette and vape products are, why they are harmful, how the tobacco and vaping industry are targeting our kids, and how to protect our kids from this latest trend. Our panel will consist of industry experts across law enforcement, health care, and addiction support.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
6:30 PM
Attend in person or live-stream the event from your home

Register today to attend the live panel discussion.
Seating is limited to 75 ticket holders. EVENT IS SOLD OUT
For your convenience, the event will be live streamed and recorded.

The Developing Teenage Brain Presentation

This program features Truth Pharm’s West-Coast Director, molecular biologist Barbara Veit, whose research focuses on the long-term impact of addictive substances on the developing brain.
Tuesday October 22
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Miraleste Intermediate School TAB
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