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Department Lead: Bill Peterman
Room: 301
Phone: 310-378-8471 Ext. 601
petermanb@pvpusd.k12.ca.us

English Course Descriptions

PVHS Writing Manual


Writing Program
This methodology allows English teachers and all students at PVHS to have a common language when discussing and writing essays.

Senior Project
Senior Project is an English 4 requirement that allows students the opportunity to demonstrate the essentials of research and critical thinking. Students will select a topic of study and complete fieldwork, a research paper, and a presentation. The presentation celebrates the project before a review board of teachers, parents, and community members. More information...

Honors and Advanced Placement Courses
PVHS offers English 1-3 Honors and English 3 Language AP and English 4 Literature AP.

National English Honors Society
The National English Honors Society (NEHS) is a national organization exclusively for high school students and faculty who, in the field of English, exhibit high standards of academic excellence.