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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
Thank you to everyone who came out to support the victims of the Nepal Earthquake and We Care Wednesday. We raised $1300.00 in one hour to give to the American Red Cross.  Thank you also to the 4th grade for sponsoring the event.  It was a great success for a worthy cause!
Way to go Dragons! JOGATHON 2015 was a success! Over 13,600 laps were run by our SPEEDY, SWIFT Dragons! You ran your hearts out! We are all very proud of the efforts of our Dragon community to be healthy and fit. We encourage all of you to continue to participate in athletic activities such as... read more
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
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
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
Friday, May 29, 2015
Did I order a yearbook?  See attached HERE to check if you have ordered.  Yearbooks on sale ONLINE until May 29.  Order ONLINE @ pennekampschool.org/yearbook.  Contact meganezimmer@gmail.com
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...
Sunday, May 31, 2015
On the Pennekamp field: Live local entertainment, Games, Pie Eating Contest Bring beach chairs and blankets. Chat the night away with your PK family and friends! Food must be purchased BEFORE the picnic. To order, fill out below form, attach check. Return in Tuesday envelope or PK office. Food...
Monday, June 1, 2015
Presented by: Dr. Carolee Koehn, Director of UCLA Center X Mathematics and Parent Project Dr. Brett Geithman, Executive Director of Educational Services, MBUSD This workshop is an introduction to a series of parent workshops on Common Core Mathematics and MBUSD’s movement towards a balanced...
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...
Monday, July 6, 2015 to Thursday, July 9, 2015
Presented by Mira Costa Boys Varsity Basketball Team and Coaching Staff Who: Incoming 2015 Grades 5th-8th Boys Welcome When: July 6th-9th Monday-Thursday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm (or after JGs) Where: Mira Costa High School Gym Cost: $225.00 4 days of basketball instruction, fun and skilled drills,...
Monday, August 10, 2015
Presented by the High School Coaching Staff and National Champion Girls Varsity Volleyball Team “National Champs” 2006 & 2007 Who: Girls aged 8-12 (Grades 4-7) Welcome! When: Aug, 10-13 2015  Monday – Thursday afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Where: Mira Costa High School Gym Be part of the...
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 - 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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