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Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 9:30pm
The Pennekamp Website is under construction. Summer vacation for pennekampschool.org included getting an upgrade and new look and feel. Volunteers are at work updating and creating new content and links and adding new forms and flyers. This is a time consuming effort so we thank you for your... read more
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 4:00pm
2014-15 Pennekamp T-Shirts & Sweatshirts are now ready for you to order. Click here! Orders will only be taken twice this year, but you'll have plenty of opportunities to try them on and place orders at various school events.   Orders received by: Sep. 12 - will be ready by Oct. 3 Oct. 10 -... read more
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 8:00am
Go to DRAGON STORE and click on YEARBOOK to order..........
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 2:00pm
Click this link to see the 2014-15 school supply list.
Pennekamp Elementary is proud to announce that we have been selected as a California Distinguished School by the California Department of Education. Our winning combination of students, staff, parents, community and a superb, balanced educational program is what makes us unique and very special.... read more
We are thrilled to announce that Kim Price has been selected as our 2013-14 Teacher of the Year! Ms. Price creates an incredible learning environment in her Pennekamp first grade classroom where students are respected, adored and encouraged to take learning risks. Her lessons are well-planned, fun... read more
Careful! Please do not park cars in red zones or blue handicapped parking spots without proper approval. Manhattan Beach Police and Traffic  Officers closely monitor parking so you could get a parking violation. Campus parking spaces on Rowell and on Peck are designated as staff parking. Thank you... read more
  Family to Family offers help to our families who are in need of immediate long and short-term support through challenging times. With compassion and understanding Family-to-Family creates a specific and caring plan that is actualized through the generous volunteering of PK families. Support... read more
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 2:00pm to Monday, September 8, 2014 - 2:00pm
Click this link to see the 2014-15 school supply list.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 4:00pm to Friday, October 10, 2014 - 4:00pm
2014-15 Pennekamp T-Shirts & Sweatshirts are now ready for you to order. Click here! Orders will only be taken twice this year, but you'll have plenty of opportunities to try them on and place orders at various school events.   Orders received by: Sep. 12 - will be ready by Oct. 3 Oct. 10 -...
Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 9:30pm to Monday, September 15, 2014 - 4:04pm
The Pennekamp Website is under construction. Summer vacation for pennekampschool.org included getting an upgrade and new look and feel. Volunteers are at work updating and creating new content and links and adding new forms and flyers. This is a time consuming effort so we thank you for your...
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, September 26, 2014 - 4:00pm
Go to DRAGON STORE and click on YEARBOOK to order..........
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
Principal Letter - January 3, 2014
Dear Pennekamp Parents and Guardians, Happy New Year!  I hope you enjoyed a wonderful winter vacation with family and friends. I am sending bundles of thanks to the many kind and thoughtful families for their caring cards and gifts. A few gifts had missing gift tags so please accept my... read more
Principal Letter - December 10, 2013
Dear Pennekamp Parents and Guardians,    We are fortunate at Pennekamp that our parents and staff are partners in education. This partnership is key to ensuring a high quality, consistent educational experience for all children. Each member plays an important role in helping children reach their... read more
 Dear Pennekamp Parents and Guardians,   Congratulations - Pennekamp students and teachers had a successful first trimester!   As you know, parent conferences will be held the week of December 2nd.   If you have not yet confirmed your conference, please email or leave a message for child's... read more