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CEEB Code: 052358 PVPUSD

School Site Council

Advisor: Dr. Allan Tyner
Room: Principal/Admin Office
Phone: 310-378-8471 Ext. 43200
School Site Council Chair: Cathy Fresch
School Site Council provides important guidance in the operations of our campus and implementation of state mandated school plans. This school year we will meet on Sept. 30th, Nov. 2nd, February 1st and April 12th from 3-5pm in the PVHS Library unless otherwise indicated.
Agendas, important attachments and meeting zoom links will be available the week before each meeting on the PVHS website.
We would love to have you join us!
We will have 4 Meetings this year | Mondays 3-5 pm in Library
September 30 - via Zoom
November 2
February 1
April 12


School Members

1  Allan Tyner - Principal

2  Keely Hafer - Associate Principal

3  Gayle Carpenter - Associate Principal

4  DJ Hill - AVID

5  Tecia Barton - Social Studies

6  Kristy Jimenez - Art/PE/CTE

7  Allyson Klabe - SPED

8  Jennifer Cho/Laura Palosaari - Math

9  Lea Lewis - English

10  Julie Munoz - Science

11  Cecilia Remeta - World Languages

12  Kendra Mendez - Classified


Parent/Community/Student Members

1  Holly Mavar - PTSA President (2019-21)

2  Alyson Decker - Booster Rep (2020-22)

3  Krista Burns - Parent (2019-21)

4  Michelle Cross - Parent (2019-21)

5  Cathy Fresch - Parent (2019-21)

6  Rhonda Rafijah - Parent (2019-21)

7  Sophia Mackiewicz - Parent (2020-22)

Kylie Mone - Student- 9th

Luke Rafijah - Student- 10th
10  David Maemoto - Student- 11th

11  Abbie Maemoto - Student- 12th

12  Captain Hellinga - Community (2020-22)

Board Member - 
PVIT-Engineering - Lorraine Norris & Jim Warren
ASB - 
Red Tide -
Counselor Representative - Megan Lichter & Amerika McHugh

The Single Plan for Student Achievement
The 2019-20 SPSA is a proposed report that is subject to approval by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District’s Board of Education.
The SSC vote for this year’s SPSA was by email vote concluding on November 3.

Comprehensive School Safety Plan

School Accountability Report Card




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

  1. 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. The use of teleconferencing will be allowed. Participation is such virtual meetings shall constitute attendance and presence in person in the meeting. Quorum shall be established by roll call and individual Council members.


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.


Approved September 30, 2020