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CEEB Code: 052358 PVPUSD

School Site Council

Advisor: Charles Park, Ed.D.
Room: Admin Office
Phone: 310-378-8471 Ext. 200
School Members
1 Charles Park Principal
2 Trista Ramirez Associate Principal
3 Jeremy Meadows Associate Principal
4 Louis Harley Social Studies
5 Jen Egan AVID
6 Kristy Jimenez Art/PE/CTE
7 Allyson Klabe SPED
8 Cyndi Mitchell Math
9 Bill Peterman English
10 Cecilia Remeta World Languages
11 Eva Stamper Science
12 Richard Burton Classified
Parent/Community/Student Members
1 Cathy Fresch Parent (2016-18)
2 Heather Matson PTSA President
3 Becky Park Parent (2016-18)
4 Jennifer Chen Parent (2016-18)
5 Libby Thomas Parent (2015-17) & Booster
6 Robyn Peacock Parent (2015-17)
7 Pam Ewald Parent (2016-18)
8 Hailey Chen Student- 9th
9 Joshua LaPine- 10th
10 Jenna McFarland Student- 11th
11 Harrison Mitsanas Student- 12th
12 Ginny Snider Community (2016-18)

Meetings | 3-5 pm in Library

October 3, 2016
December 12, 2016
February 6, 2017
April 17, 2017

The Single Plan for Student Achievement


Article I

Duties of the School Site Council


The School Site Council of Palos Verdes High School shall carry out the following duties:

  • Review and be familiar with school site plan.
  • Approve the plan and related expenditures.
  • Provide ongoing review of the implementation of the plan with administrators, teachers and other school and community members.
  • Make modifications to the plan.
  • Evaluate the progress made toward school goals to raise the academic achievement of all students.


Article II



Section A: Composition


The school site council shall be composed of members elected by their peers, as follows:



Classroom Teachers- one representing each department (including SPED, ASB, PVFA)


Parents (including PTSA and Booster Club)


Classified Staff


Students (one each grade)




Community Member






Section B: Term of Office

School site council members shall be elected for 2 year terms.  At the first regular meeting of the school site council, each member’s current term of office shall be recorded in the minutes of the meeting.


Section C: Voting Rights

Each member is entitled to one vote and may cast that vote on any matter submitted to a vote of the school site council.


Section D: Termination of Membership

The school site council may, by an affirmative vote of two-thirds of all its members, suspend or expel a member for the following reasons:


  • Automatic termination for unexcused absence from 3 consecutive meetings.


Any elected member may terminate his or her membership by submitting a written letter of resignation to the school site council chairperson.


Section E: Vacancy

In the event of a vacancy, the remaining term may be filled by appointment of the school principal.


Section F: Extension

The School Site Council may extend one parent member to a third year if deemed necessary.




Article III



Section A: Officers

The officers of the school site council shall be a chairperson and recording secretary.


The chairperson shall:

  • Preside at all meetings of the school site council.
  • Sign all letters, reports and other communications of the school site council.
  • Prepare agenda in conjunction with the SSC committee members.


The recording secretary shall:

  • Keep and take minutes of all regular and special meetings of the school site council.
  • Be custodian of the records of the school site council
  • Publish site council minutes to the PV High website.


Section B: Removal of Officers

Officers may be removed from office by two-thirds vote of all members


Section C: Vacancy

A vacancy in any office shall be filled at the earliest opportunity by a special election of the school site council, for the remaining portion of the term of office.


Article IV

Meetings of the School Site Council


Section A: Meetings

The school site council shall meet periodically during the school year with a minimum of 3 meetings per year.  Special meetings of the school site council may be called by the chairperson.


Section B: Place of Meetings

The school site council shall hold its regular meetings at a facility provided by the school.  Alternate meeting places may be determined by the chairperson or by majority vote of the school site council.


Section C: Notice of Meetings

Written public notice shall be given of all meetings at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.  Changes in the established date, time or location shall be given special notice.  All meetings shall be publicized in the PV High website.

All required notices shall be delivered to school site council and committee members no less than 72 hours, and no more than 7 days in advance of the meeting, personally or by e-mail.


Section D: Quorum

A minimum of one half of the duly serving members must be present for a quorum. 


Section E:  Meetings Open to the Public

All meetings of the school site council and of committees established by the school site council shall be open to the public.  Notice of such meetings shall be provided in accordance with Section C of this article.


Article V



An amendment of these bylaws may be made at any regular meeting of the school site council by a vote of two-thirds of the members present.