School Board Meeting Information
To view current and past board agendas, or listen to the audio recording of the most recent meeting, click HERE, then navigate to "LIBRARY." This Board Docs link will lead to immediate access of all Board related information.  

 Board Approved 2023-2024 Academic Calendar

The Latest News from PVSD:
February 16, 2023 Newsletter
January 12, 2023 Newsletter
November 10, 2022 Newsletter
October 20, 2022 Newsletter

Link to ParentSquare

CLICK HERE to go to the login page for ParentSquare. Login and then complete your child's Daily Health Screener.
Get the ParentSquare App 
i0S app
Android App

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Family & Staff Wellness Program

Portola Valley School District has partnered with Care Solace to support the well-being of students, staff, and their family members. If you or a family member are looking for help with mental health or substance use, Care Solace can help you quickly find treatment options matched to your needs, regardless of the circumstance. 

For More Information and Links to Care Solace, CLICK HERE

ROPES Project

Third, fifth, seventh, and eighth-grade students are invited to participate in the Rite Of Passage ExperienceS (ROPES) Project. The ROPES Project is specifically designed as an optional enrichment activity as students complete a cycle of their education (Ormondale to Corte Madera, elementary grade to middle school, middle school to high school). The ROPES Project gives third, fifth,  seventh, and eighth-grade students opportunities to explore and demonstrate project-based learning.

ROPES 2023 Challenges
ROPES 2023 Candidate Form

Ormondale named a 2023 California Distinguished School
Congratulations to Principal Lynette Hovland and Ormondale School for being named a 2023 California Distinguished School. (
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Resources for Talking to Children about Violence

Our partners at the San Mateo County Office of Education have compiled a list of resources to support you in talking to children about violence and school shootings. Also, our counselors are available on campus for students to talk to at any time during the school day.

Storm-Related Resources
Click here for San Mateo County Storm-Related information and resources. 

LCAP & Budget Overview

2022-2023 Budget Overview for Parents

January 2023 Kinder & Transitional Kinder Orientation Presentations
Kinder Orientation TK Orientation Slideshow

Volunteers & Visitors

For the safety of our students and staff, ALL visitors and volunteers MUST CHECK IN at the front office of our schools, sign in, and get a visitor badge in order to be on campus. No exceptions. 
Click here for PVSD's 2022-2023 Volunteer procedures and policies.

Parents!Become a Substitute and Help Us Support Our Students

The District is reaching out to our students’ parents and families to apply to become substitute teachers at both school sites: Ormondale School (TK-3), and Corte Madera School (4-8). The ideal applicant must be a skilled organizer and collaborator with classroom teaching experience. Sub rates were increased, effective October 15, 2022. The rate of pay for a full-day assignment (7:45 am - 3:15 pm) has been increased to $250/day for the first 10 days worked during the school year. Upon completion of Day 10, the rate of pay is $275/day, retroactive to the first day.


Click here for more information.

Update on School Meal Service & Ordering Deadlines

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Annual Notification of Non-Discrimination Statement:

Portola Valley School District programs, activities, practices and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying of any student based on the students actual race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; the perception of one or more such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived  characteristics.

PVSD Contact for discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying and Title IX contact:

Lynette Hovland, Ormondale School Principal/District Compliance Officer

200 Shawnee Pass

Portola Valley, CA 94028

650-851-1777 ext. 2650