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A huge THANK YOU to the amazing 87% of Pennekamp families who donated to the MBEF Annual Appeal this year! Your generous donations contributed to the $4.86M raised to date that will fund MBEF grants to our schools in the 2015-16 school year. Though the Appeal has ended at school, donations for this... read more
Obtain a quality dance education from critically acclaimed instructors! Ohana Dance 1951 Artesia Blvd, Suite 101 Redondo Beach, CA  90278 Call us to schedule a free trial class!  Mention that you are from Pennekamp when you sign up and the PTA will receive 20% of your first month's dues!  
Thank you to Supervisor Don Knabe and the 4th District for awarding Pennekamp a grant of $7,893 to enrich our current PTA funded VAPA program. Our Pennekamp VAPA (Visual and Performing Arts) Program provides in depth residencies at each grade level. K: 3 Piggie Opera 1: Pantomine 2: Character... read more
Influenza (Flu) in our community tends to peak during the winter months. As you may have heard on the news, about half of the country is experiencing high levels of flu activity. It is expected that California will have similar flu activity in the weeks to come. Parents, please read the attached... read more
Attention 5th grade parents!! Did you miss Mr. Jackson at our General PTA meeting, or do you just want to know more about MBMS?? Take a look at the powerpoint by using the link here to get a preview of what the middle school experience will be like for your child. See an example schedule and... read more
DRIVE LESS By saving just one gallon of gasoline, 20 to 30 miles of driving in most conventional cars, you will prevent about 20 pounds of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere. To save that gallon, consider taking public transportation or carpooling to work one day a week. Plan a... read more
Place your SCRIP order today! A portion of your SCRIP purchase is donated to Pennekamp. Print the attached form to complete your order and drop it off at the office. You don't have to wait for the Tuesday envelope to send in your order - drop it off at the office any time and we'll process it ASAP... read more
Every child is required to have an earthquake kit while attending Pennekamp.   2 Options: 1. Click on the link below to order & the kit will be delivered directly to your child's classroom; or 2. Make your own earthquake kit essentials and place in a large ziplock bag with child's name &... read more
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Veggie Grill in the Plaza El Segundo 720 Allied Way El Segundo 310-535-0025 Dragon Dinners are a deliciously fun way to raise funds for Pennekamp. Dine at a chosen local restaurant, and a portion of sales go back to our classrooms.   Veggie Grill is offering 50% sales back to the classroom.  Thank...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Shopping for Pennekamp Moms! See attached flyer for full details... 
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Yearbook Orders Did I order a yearbook?  See attached HERE to check if you have ordered.  Yearbooks on sale ONLINE until May 29.  Order ONLINE @  Contact
Friday, May 1, 2015
The Shopping for Students program assists the Manhattan Beach Unified School PTA’s in raising additional funds. Participating schools will share a $7,500 prize pool. Shopping for Students runs May 1, 2015 through April 30, 2016. Receipts from purchases made at Manhattan Village during the program...
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Coming up on May 2 is the 20th annual Murad Family Foundation Gator Run 5k. All proceeds from this community wide fun go to MBEF. Not only is the race a fundraiser for MB schools, it is also fun for the whole family. Don't miss out. This community-wide event brings together serious runners, joyful...
Saturday, May 2, 2015
5TH Annual Toy Drive See attached
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Run, Dragons, Run! The 2015 Jogathon is Tuesday, May 5th at 10:15 a.m. on the Pennekamp field. Please return your pledge form to your child’s teacher by Friday, May 1. Last year we raised over $30,000 and we hope to do the same this year. Thank you for supporting our school! [Click here for pledge...
Friday, May 29, 2015
VERTE, GRADES OF GREEN ANNUAL GALA - MAY 29th, 2015! Join us for VERTE, a green evening benefiting Grades of Green. Tickets are on sale now for a fun-filled night at Manhattan Beach Studios! Click HERE to purchase tickets. Grades of Green was founded in Manhattan Beach just five years ago, and the...
Friday, June 19, 2015
Scrip is a gift card -- bought at Pennekamp -- that you use just like cash for everyday purchases - or for a big purchase you have in mind! Click here for details: Pennekamp Scrip Program Happy Shopping! Thank you for supporting one of our biggest fundraisers.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Beloved South Bay Adult School teacher, Stella Varey, is retiring this year after 4 decades! Attention South Bay Adult School Alumni SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, June 20, 2015 11am-5pm Chevron Park in El Segundo Please come to an Open House to celebrate Stella Varey. She is retiring after four decades...


Principal Letter - September 30, 2014
From the Desk of Dr. Toni Brown Pennekamp Principal   Dear Pennekamp Family, From Dragon to Mustang- Come out to support our team!! This Friday is our PK Football night at Costa. Pre-sale tickets will be for sale on Wednesday right after school outside the front... read more
Principal Letter - September 23, 2014
From the Desk of Dr. Toni Brown Pennekamp Principal   Dear Pennekamp Family, Thank You For Making Dragon Jamboree a Success!! Thank you to all the Dragon families that came out to be a part of our Dragon Jamboree and Movie Night!! What a wonderful event and I know... read more
Principal Letter - August 26, 2014
From the Desk of  Dr. Toni Brown Pennekamp Principal   Dear Pennekamp Family,   Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year!! I am so excited to take on the new role of Principal at Pennekamp Elementary. After three amazing years in the district as Assistant Principal at Manhattan Beach... read more
Principal Letter - March 4, 2014
Dear Pennekamp Parents and Guardians, I am pleased to share that we received notification from the Los Angeles County of Education that our application for California Distinguished School has passed through the first phase of acceptance. Our next step is a school validation visit, which will take... read more
Principal Letter - February 11, 2014
Dear Pennekamp Parents and Guardians, What do you love?  Pennekamp Dragons love to read because they are very logical students.  They recognize that reading is one of the best ways to develop vocabulary and critical thinking skills, become better writers, and be more successful in school and in... read more
Principal Letter - January 28, 2014
Dear Pennekamp Parents and Guardians, The Pennekamp teachers are grateful for the many ways you support and model literacy within your homes. I enjoy hearing stories about daily reading rituals, discussions about poetry, and debates on favorite books. These home experiences make a significant... read more
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