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MB/X Foundation, in partnership with the Manhattan Beach Unified School District, sponsors and operates the After School Enrichment Program at Pennekamp Elementary School (PACE). The goal of this program is to provide students with the opportunity to supplement and enrich their current educational... read more
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
If you haven't already purchased a yearbook for your Pennekamper, now is the time. The price is $33. If you are unsure as to whether you have purchased a yearbook, you can check the attached list. if you have any questions, email Michele Willberg at mwillberg@... read more
See attached for more information.
Father Daughter dance pictures were sent via email after dance. If you did not receive your images, please contact our Father Daughter dance co-chair, Julie Hoheb at, or by phone at 310-614-8389 and she will be happy to arrange getting... read more
MBX is partnering with four fantastic camp programs this summers - Steve and Kate back (by popular demand), Performing Arts Workshop, TGA Premier Sports, and Planet Bravo. Links to all websites for enrollment can be found at In addition,... 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
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.
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Friday, March 24, 2017
Raising donations is easy! Fill up your donation envelopes and return March 24th or Click below – to register for our team, make a donation and send ecards to family and friends! Join Pennekamp's Jump Team Your student will receive special gifts if they raise donations online! We also have some new...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017
MB PARKS & REC TO OFFER FILMMAKING CLASS FOR KIDS Registration is now open for an 8-week Filmmaking class through Manhattan Beach’s Parks and Recreation. Classes will be held Wednesday afternoons and are for children ages 7-13. For more information click here. OR SEE ATTACHED
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Supporting Mindfulness at Home 7:00pm  8:30pm Pages Book Store Wednesday April 19th 7-8:30pm Issues on the minds of teens: Discussion & teen panel MBMS Multi purpose room Wednesday May 17th 7-8:30pm Teen Substance Use in the Beach Cities Hermosa Valley School For more...
Monday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017
See attached flyer for more details.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 to Friday, May 5, 2017
Dear PK Families-  As we gear up for the annual PK Talent Show, I want to reiterate that this year’s show will have some changes based on community choices made last year. As a result of alcohol found, food and drink and litter left behind throughout the auditorium, when food and drink is...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Our next Dragon Dinner is at Fresh Brothers on Wednesday, March 29th.  The Fundraiser runs all day from 11am-9pm and is good for dine in, take out and delivery--just present this flyer.  Enjoy good food while supporting Pennekamp! See attached flyer.
Monday, April 10, 2017 to Friday, April 14, 2017
Looking for something for your kids to do over Spring Break?  Then join us for a fun week of golf and help support Mira Costa High School’s Golf Team. Mira Costa's Golf Team will be working in conjunction withGood Swings Happen & The Lakes @El Segundo Golf Course.  Please sign up online (see...
Wednesday, April 19, 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, art lessons, coding lessons, and much more. Buy your tickets online NOW here for a chance to win!  Tickets are $5 each...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Pennekamp Science Fair & Invention Convention 2017 Pennekamp will host its Annual Science Fair on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 This packet contains all of the important information you will need to participate in this year’s Science Fair & Invention Convention.  The Science Fair is open to all...


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 Baseball Camps - June 26-30, July 10-14, or July 24-28

Thu, 2017-03-23 21:10
June 26 2017 to July 28 2017

MCHS Baseball Camps
Ages 5-14, 9:00am-12:45pm
Spring Camp April 10-12
Summer Camps
June 26-30
July 10-14
July 24-28

MCHS Girls Soccer Summer Camp July 17-July 20

Thu, 2017-03-23 21:08
July 17 2017 to July 20 2017

MCHS Girls Soccer Summer Camp
July 17-July 20, 1:30-4:30pm
Girls Ages 6-12
Click here for more info.
Click here to register.

Hackathon Series March 25, 10:00am-1:30pm

Thu, 2017-03-23 20:57
March 25 2017

Attention students interested in science and a part of this weekend's South Bay Hackathon.  Compete in a fast paced engineering challenge, work with engineers in the field, and enjoy a free lunch.  Space is limited to the first 20 MBMS students to sign up.  

See the attached flyer or Mrs. Allen for questions.


Wed, 2017-03-15 21:21
May 19 2017 to June 7 2017

Registration is now open for an 8-week Filmmaking class through Manhattan Beach’s Parks and Recreation. Classes will be held Wednesday afternoons and are for children ages 7-13. 


Wed, 2017-03-15 21:19
March 18 2017

Sat., Mar 18, 1:00-3:00pm
It’s finally here!! The Manhattan Beach Skate Spot invites families to the Grand Opening celebration at Marine Avenue, east of the Village! Swag and giveaways, live DJ, & more!

MCHS Volleyball Camp

Wed, 2017-03-15 21:16
August 7 2017 to August 10 2017

Boys and girls ages 7-14. 

Jr. Lifeguard Training

Wed, 2017-03-15 21:12
March 20 2017 to May 18 2017

3 sessions at the MCHS pool taught by MCHS Aquatics Athletes.

Summer Mira Costa Volleyball Camp August 7-10

Wed, 2017-03-08 20:14
August 7 2017 to August 10 2017

Summer Mira Costa Volleyball Camp
August 7-10, 1:00-4:00pm

Young volleyball players, please join the Mira Costa Girls Volleyball team this summer for a fun volleyball camp. Four days of volleyball instruction, fun-filled drills, refreshments, camp t-shirt and team pictures in our Champion Volleyball Program. Boys and Girls aged 7-14.   
Click here for more information and to register.  

Calling all Robinson Alumni! Family Fun Run!

Mon, 2017-02-27 10:38
March 11 2017

Join us for the largest and most spirited event celebrated by the Robinson Elementary School community.  More than 550 adults and children will get their feet and heart rates moving in this annual 5K run/walk. Warm-up will begin at the Fowler Field at 7:30 am and the race starts at 8:00 am.

All participates who register through by March 1, will receive a swag bag and student-designed Family Fun Run T-shirt.

For questions and volunteer opportunities, contact Andrea Barker  or Geraldine Pepemehmetoglu.

Mini Mustang Dance Camp - Feb 17

Tue, 2017-02-14 15:11
February 17 2017

Where? Mira Costa High School Who? 1st - 8th Grade When? February 17 9:00 am-1:00 pm (PERFORMANCE at 12:30 PM) Cost: $50 Your child will have a blast with the National Championship MCHS Dance Team! The camp will include Dance (of course), games, crafts, team bonding and will empower your child with confidence and respect. Your child will put on a show for you at 12:30 pm. This camp is a favorite activity of every young dancer, sign up today and reserve your spot! Questions? call (310) 666-4515 or email

Sign up ONLINE at

City Council Candidates Forum - Friday, February 24, 2017

Fri, 2017-02-03 14:09
February 24 2017

Our City Council Candidates Forum will be help on Friday, February 24th at Mira Costa High School.  We will be serving coffee and bagels in the teachers lounge from 8:30-9:15am and the forum will begin at 9:30am in the small auditorium. Here is a link to the Beach Reporter which is running a link for possible questions that will be asked at the forum

2nd Annual Bi-Partisan, Multi-District Service Academy Day! Feb 12, 1:00-4:00pm

Tue, 2017-01-24 10:22
February 12 2017

Congressman Ted Lieu’s office is sponsoring this event at the Los Angeles Air Force Base. Due to the restricted access to the base, participants must RSVP by this Friday! Please see attached flyer for more information.

3rd Annual South Bay Chili Cook-Off Jan 28th

Tue, 2017-01-24 10:20
January 28 2017

Our hard-working MB firefighters are hosting their 3rd annual South Bay Chili Cook-Off at Fire Station #1 in downtown MB.
See flyer for details!

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