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Pahrump Valley High School (9-12) Pahrump, NV
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Monday, December 04, 2017
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Good Morning Pahrump Valley High


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Interact Meets Thursdays at 2:15 in room 233. Come join us for a chance to make a real difference while having fun! Interact is a service club and is sponsored by Pahrump Valley Rotary. Meetings are Thursday room 233 at 2:15. See Mrs. Cunningham for more information.


Faithful Youth Ministry (FYM) meets Thursdays at lunch in room 9. (No FYM today 12/7/2017)


STUDENTS and STAFF, yearbooks go on sale starting Wednesday, August 9th. You may buy your book online or in Mrs. K's room, 226. You can make payments online at or with Mrs. K. It's the best price of the year right now! We also have last year's books for sale for $80. 



The GEAR UP office would like to invite all 11th and 12th grade students to visit the College and Career Corner located in the GEAR UP office. We have tables filled with valuable college, scholarship and career pamphlets and books!


Open gym for Boys Basketball will be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 5:30 - 7:00 pm in the auxiliary gym.


SENIORS!!  As new scholarship information arrives it's added to the "Scholarship Drawer" in counseling.  Please check periodically for additions.  You can now access this information on the school's home page by clicking on the "Scholarship Button" on the right side of the page. 


SENIORS:  If your parent has been employed full time for at least 4 years in a school setting please check the "Scholarship Drawer" in the counseling office for the "Educator's Legacy Scholarship".


Until 12/13

The PVHS Key Club is asking for the students to support us on Tuesday/December 12th by wearing Holiday colors (red or green) or ugly sweaters to help put the school in the spirit of the season.  



SENIORS!! Sign up for the Nevada State Education Association's "Reach For The Stars" scholarship. 

Don't delay - the deadline is January 26, 2018.


SENIORS!!! Information about two new scholarships has been added to the scholarship bulletin and the scholarship drawer.

The Ron and Charlotte Floyd Scholarship and the Bruce Floyd Scholarship.  Be sure to check them out.



After school tutoring will be provided by GEAR UP for ALL students on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the library from 2:30 - 3:30. Tutoring will cover all subjects and there is no need to sign-up in advance just come to the library after school on these days and sign-in when you arrive.


Until 12/12

ATTENTION:  Current 10th and 11th grade students!  Are you interested in spending a year abroad while living with a German host family and attending a local German high school?  You do NOT have to speak German to qualify for this unique opportunity.  If you are interested don't delay speaking to your school counselor - the deadline to apply is December 12, 2017.


SENIORS:  Three (3) new scholarships have been added to the scholarship bulletin.  Valley Electric Association

has available an academic scholarship for students pursuing a 4 year degree and a vocational/technical

scholarship for students pursuing a technical degree.  DEADLINE: February 2, 2018.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Greater Las Vegas has posted information regarding an additional

scholarship they are offering.  Be sure to check the Scholarship Bulletin on the PVHS website or the

scholarship drawer in the counseling center.  DEADLINE: January 18, 2018


Everyday Intramurals for baseball will be Wednesday from 3:30-5:30. Please come prepared and have your registrations complete on registermyathlete.

Change is given out in the morning before school at lunch and after school in the library.

Until 12/15

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Sign up for the Burger King Scholarship!  Application deadline is 12/15/17.

Check the "Scholarship Drawer" in counseling for more information.


Until 1/24 

Attention Juniors: The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Any high school junior who plans in enrolling in college in the fall of 2019 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply. More information and applications are available on the scholarship website at The application deadline is January 24, 201

The only passes that will be accepted will be the NIAA Activity Card.


Until 12/15

There will be no art club Monday December 15th due to Semester Testing.  Study for your test.  Art Club will resume on January 8th. 

Until 12/15

Anyone wanting to attend "The Nutcracker" Ballet at the Smith Center in Las Vegas on the night of December 15th please see Mrs. Dabrowski in Room 127  Thank You

Mrs. Dabrowski would like to congratulate Nevada State Recycling Winners for grades 9-12

2nd Place Hokulani Keanaaina-Hutchinson-with "Plastic Dancer" -She will receive $100

3rd-Jade VanDerBeck-with "Bring the Art Back" -She will receive $50 and Honorable Mention-Patricia Rou


SENIORS!!! Check out the eligibility criteria for the Death Valley '49ers Scholarship.  This scholarship is for $4000. Each year for 4 years.  If you attended Death Valley Elementary School, lived in Death Valley for 2 or more years, or have a parent who has worked in Death Valley for 2 years you could be eligible.  DEADLINE 1/28/18.


Until 12/7

The Freshmen will be having a school wide pajama day December 7.  Cost is $1.00  Pajamas need to be winter pajamas that are school appropriate, and students must wear foot coverings with solid bottoms- no slippers without soles.  THANK YOU


Until 12/19

Students! You can work on driver's ed over the winter break! Sign up for online driver education at Great Basin College now through December 18. Class begins December 19.

Go to and search for driver ed. FMI call 775-753-2202.


Power Hour will resume January 17th.


At PVHS, we will be making some changes in expectations for student success. Too often, it is easier for students to not do the work and take the zero on an assignment or a test. Students who are struggling with work completion, a bad grade on a test, or just need extra support will get the help they need. Power Hour will provide the extra time without taking away class time or the worry of after school transportation issues. In addition, we will still provide after school tutoring.

Nov 15th and every Wednesday after, we will modify our Advisory Schedule to include Power Hour. Students will report to advisory at 10:41 for grade conversations and goal setting. Students with less than 65% in any class will be assigned and required to work with a teacher from 11:07-11:47. Failure to attend will result in a minimum of an escort from Advisory to the teacher requesting the student. Juniors and Seniors with early release are obligated to stay for Advisory from 10:41-11:17 but not the extended Power Hour. Juniors and Seniors with full days are required to attend Power Hour just as any other student with less than 65%.

We have changed PVHS grading policies to hold students accountable for their learning. Our late work policy allows no more than a 20% deduction. However, teachers may require the work to be completed in Power Hour. Our test retake policy allows students to retake tests without penalty. Again, teachers may require students to attend a study session during Power Hour the week before the test retake. Teachers may also make changes to the test including format, for example: first test is multiple choice and second test is short answer.

Students with grades higher than 65% will have lunch from 11:17-12:17. We will have open library, gym/field time, and various activities available from 11:47-12:17 for this group. Freshmen and sophomores still have closed campus. If a freshman or sophomore leaves campus, the entire group that left together (including upper classmen) will spend the next two Power Hours in Detention. If a Junior or Senior is late returning from the hour lunch, he or she will lose the privilege of an hour lunch the following week.


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