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The Manhattan Beach Education Foundation (MBEF) is a community driven fundraising organization, which supplements state funding for programs that inspire learning, enrich teaching, and promote innovation and academic excellence in the public schools of Manhattan Beach. Donations to the Manhattan... read more
Click here for website.     Featured social emotional wellness articles A button named "Mindful Parenting" providing a link to a comprehensive curated gallery of parenting articles addressing topics such as fostering resilience,... read more
We are excited to announce that the 2016-2017 Pennekamp Directory App is now available!  If you were a DirectorySpot user last year, then you don’t need to do anything.    Just log in (same username and password) and you will see the new data.   Please make sure you have the latest version of... read more
We have thousands of dollars of gift cards in stock. Stop by the Dragon Swag store on Fridays to get gift cards, or you can fill out the attached form and drop off a check in the office.
Earn points for Pennekamp! Shop Manhattan Village Mall. The more points we have the more dollars we earn! TRIPLE POINTS for December at the following stores: Apple, Bath and Body Works, Brookstone, Engravable U, Godiva, Fry's Electronics, Hallmark, Kiehl's, Origins, See's Candies, Sephora, Soma... read more
The Pennekamp Library is a resource for students, parents, and teachers. Students may check out as many books as their grade level (first-graders take one, fifth-graders take five), and parents may check out ten books at a time! The library catalog can be viewed online at... read more
SEE ATTACHED FOR SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST BY GRADE 2016 2017 or go to and enter  our zip code 90266.
Monday, December 5, 2016 to Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Calling All Artists for the ‘Why I Heart MB’ City Hall Art Exhibition! The Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department's Cultural Arts Division is looking for artists of all ages to submit their entries for the 2017 Why  [I Heart MB Logo (small)]  art exhibition. Theme: Original artwork that...
Monday, January 9, 2017 to Tuesday, January 24, 2017
PACE NEWS - Enrollment for the Winter 2017 session of PACE is open on the website at Look for the orange PACE Winter Flyer in the Wednesday envelope. An exciting new feature of the PACE program is that PACE students may enroll in select classes at other sites.  To register...
Monday, January 9, 2017 to Wednesday, March 1, 2017
The Pennekamp Teacher FUNraiser is back!  Don't let your child miss out on a chance to spend some FUN time with their teacher! Prizes range from a special lunch with your teacher, a dance party, a laser tag party, a rainbow loam party, and much more. Print attached forms and turn in to office or...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 to Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Please join us for a free four part parent ed series presented by Debi and Rocky Wilson.  The first session will be held on Wednesday January 18th, 2017 from 7:00-8:30pm at MBMS room 221.   The following three sessions will be held on consecutive Wednesday nights through February 8th from 7-8:30pm...
Friday, January 27, 2017
MBMS families plus 5th grade parents are invited to join in on the third installment in MBMS PTA’s Connected families book series discussion. MBMS Vice Principal, Margot Parker, will facilitate and direct parents through large and small group discussions centered around the book: “UnSelfie, Why...
Friday, January 27, 2017
For more information. See attached flyer
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
CALIFORNIA K-12 STUDENTS: ENTER THE 2017 COASTAL ART & POETRY CONTEST! 2017 CONTEST GUIDELINES: WHO: All California residents in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to participate. There are five grade categories for awards in both art and poetry:  K-1st, 2nd-3rd, 4th-6th, 7th-9th, and...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017
Do you know a child that lives in Manhattan Beach and will be five years old on or before September 1, 2017. See attachments for more information.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
2017 CAMP EXPO Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10am - 2pm Manhattan Beach Summer Camp Registration has begun for Summer Camps who would like to exhibit at Camp Expo. Vendor click here to begin the registration and payment process.


Dragon Families, Well done!! Our first week back and what a great start!! I love seeing our PK community come together every morning and starting our day together! I have a few reminders as we head into our second week of school. Back to School Night is next week! Thursday, September 8th is the day... read more
Principal Letter - Welcome Back Dragons!
Dear Dragon Families,  Welcome back to school!! Summer is quickly winding down and I am hopeful all of you enjoyed the break and ready to return for a fabulous year ahead! Team PK has been hard at work preparing for students to return and we can’t wait to see you Monday!! I have a few information... read more
Dragon Families- I trust you are all enjoying our California summer and I hope relaxing with family and friends. I just wanted to check in and send a few reminders out for our Dragon community to prepare for the upcoming school year!! -If you or someone you know needs to register for MB schools... read more
Please click on link for power point presentation for Back to school night September 2015. read more
Principal Letter - SEPTEMBER 5 2015
Dragon Families, I hope this email finds you well and enjoying this beautiful weekend! With the school year underway, I wanted to share the schedule for Back to School Night this Thursday, September 10th. The evening will begin at 5 PM in the cafeteria with a General PTA Meeting. Come hear all the... read more
Principal Letter - AUGUST 27 2015
Dear Dragon Families,   Welcome back to school and I hope you all had an amazing summer!! I cannot wait to see our Dragon community on Wednesday and I look forward to an amazing school year!!  I wanted to take a minute to share some exciting news and information for the upcoming year!   New Faces... read more
Principal Letter - August 2015
Dragon Families, I hope this email finds you well! As you and your family enjoy the last days of  summer, I wanted to reach out to all Pennekamp families with a few reminders  for our upcoming year!! My PK team is very excited to welcome you and your  child back to school and the 2015-16 school... read more
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MCHS Boys Volleyball Camp Jan 4-5, 2017, 9:00-12:00

Wed, 2016-12-14 20:42
January 4 2017

MCHS Boys Volleyball Camp
Jan 4-5, 2017, 9:00-12:00
Mira Costa Gym
Open to all ages 9-14. No experience required. Boys will be grouped by age and skill level. Click here for more info. Click here to register.

MB FIRE DEPARTMENT Spaghetti Dinner! Dec 11

Wed, 2016-12-07 21:19
December 11 2016

Come join the Manhattan Beach Firefighters Association for spaghetti dinner before the Fireworks – a 20-year tradition!! 

MCHS Baseball Camp Jan 2-6, 9:00-12:15pm

Tue, 2016-12-06 21:25
January 2 2017 to January 6 2017

Join head coach Keith Ramsey and his players for 'Mindful Baseball Camp'. Special After Camp Clinics are also being offered.
See attached flyer for more info and sign up. 

Teen Center Holiday Trip to Disneyland

Tue, 2016-12-06 16:54
December 16 2016

ELKS FREE Free Throw Shooting Program for kids 8 - 13.

Tue, 2016-11-15 07:05
December 10 2016

Our Lodge event is scheduled for Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Redondo Union H.S.
Please visit the link below for a National overview of what our benevolent organization does for kids in our community.

Location: Redondo Union High School, Redondo Beach, CA
Description: The Redondo Beach Elks Lodge 1378 HOOP SHOOT CONTEST will be held in the RUHS Small Gym from 9:00am to 2:00pm. To be eligible all participants must be of age (8 -13) on or before April 1, 2016. NOTE: The high school is located on Diamond Street, one-quarter mile north of Pacific Coast Highway. Parking is free. The Small Gym is located downstairs to the right.

Contact: Lamont Carr
Contact Phone: (310) 944-4477
Contact Email:


Mira Costa Ruggers Day Camp

Fri, 2016-11-04 15:11
November 11 2016


Loads of Non-Contact Fun!
Learn the basics of rugby passes, scrums, ruck overs and more!

Ages 5-14 Boys and Girls

Friday, November 11, 2016
Registration:  8:30am
Camp:  9am-12pm
Cost:  $30 advance, $35 at door
MCHS Waller Stadium

Click our flyer for more information and registration form

Payments accepted at
Find us at

MB Library S.T.E.A.M. Wednesdays in November

Tue, 2016-10-25 09:40
November 1 2016 to November 30 2016

Children in grades K-5 are invited to the Manhattan Beach Library on Wednesdays for hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities. Click here for the November schedule!

FALL FIESTA for teens and their families

Sun, 2016-10-09 08:20
November 5 2016

You are invited to a special event! OUR VILLAGE, a non-profit agency, is holding a FALL FIESTA for teens and their families on Saturday, November 5th from 12pm - 3pm at the Redondo Beach Teen Center! Please join us for live music, delicious Mexican food, silent auction, pool tables, video games and more! Tickets on sale now at: and visit us at our website for more info at: