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Monday, August 18, 2014 - 3:00pm
All kids are invited welcome to the Pennekamp Field to meet the New Principal from 3pm-5pm. More details to follow....
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Welcome back to school!
Yearbooks will be distributed Monday, June 16 in all classrooms.  If you need to purchase a copy, visit us after school on Monday & Tuesday outside the Main Office.  We will also sell before school on Wednesday. *** $31 CASH or CHECK to Pennekamp PTA *** Questions - please contact meganzimmer@... read more
Hurry up and order!  PK's School Supply Sale is Up and Running! We are excited to make this year our best fundraiser yet!  Just click the link below to make your purchases.  No shopping lines, lists or hassle!  Your kits will be waiting in your child's classroom on the first day of school.  What... read more
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
Summer is coming......and so is the Summer Connection, your daily practice of Math and Language Arts/Reading.  Help your child retain learning during the summer and get prepared for the next school year. Look for a flyer in this week's Tuesday envelope.  All orders will be due by May 27th!!!
We are thrilled to announce that Kim Price has been selected as our 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, data-... read more
4/28-5/3 - 5th grade Common Core testing 5/12-16 - 3rd/4th grade Common Core Testing 5/27-5/30 - 3rd grade Common Core Testing Please see your teacher for specific schedule for your child's class.    
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
All kids are invited welcome to the Pennekamp Field to meet the New Principal from 3pm-5pm. More details to follow....
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Welcome back to school!
Principal Letter - May 6, 2014
Dear Pennekamp Parents and Guardians, Our School Site Council (SSC) is an elected group of five parent members and five staff members who agree to serve Pennekamp for two years.The Council's primary responsibility is to develop Pennekamp's Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA). The SSC works... read more
Principal Letter - March 25, 2014
Dear Pennekamp Parents/Guardians, Last week the annual CUE (Computer Using Educators) conference was held from March 20th to the 22nd in Palm Springs. Dozens of MBUSD teachers attended and Pennekamp was well represented.  Kristie Rios, Deidra Hooper, Mike Warner, and myself participated and we are... 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

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Thank you for joining Pennekamp PTA and helping us reach our goal of 100 percent participation. Your support means PTA can provide enrichment, technology and operational support for the 2013-2014 school year.  Your Donation entitles you to PTA membership for year 2013-2014 and ONE Pennekamp Directory for donations of $20 or above. For donations of $350 or more you will additionally receive a free Pennekamp t-shirt and be entered in the raffle for an iPad Mini. Deadline for raffle entry is Wednesday, September 25, 2013.