Portola High School – Principal John Pehrson and sophomore Saachi Pavani

Mr. Pehrson, Principal of Portola High School in Irvine, CA, speaks with sophomore Saachi Pavani about his journey to becoming the principal of a new state of the art high school. The conversation highlights how the staff helps students feel...

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TheGreatListen2019

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