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John Bowes, Ed.D.


A professional belief system is critical to guiding our decisions and actions on a daily basis.  I have previously written about how four record albums hanging on my office wall serve as touchstones to help guide my decision-making process concerning students, staff and the public. I recently wrote about Bob Dylan's “The Times They are A-Changin'” as a metaphor for embracing change as we improve professional practice.  I'll be writing about Elvis Costello's “Trust” and the Who's “The Kids Are Alright” albums in later months, but now want to focus on the Beatles.

The Fab Four's second movie, 'Help!', which came out in 1965, is about the Beatles’ attempts to elude a band of zealots intent on kidnapping them.  Let’s face... Continue Reading Help!


Elementary Student Teacher Assignments
Elementary student teacher assignments are available through the Aeries parent portal.  Parents can view the name of their child'...

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Back to School Dates & Events 2015-16
Please view the following information in regard to the start of the 2015-16 school year:  Important dates, events and...

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2015-16 Registration & First Day Information
Registration Day and First Day of school information is listed below for each school.  All 3 steps must be completed...

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DIstrict Welcomes New Principal at Silver Spur
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Board of Education confirmed Marta Jevenois-Richardson as the new principal appointment at Silver...

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