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Please help your kids sell by placing your own order and sending an email invitation to your friends and family! Let's make this our best year yet! We need your help & support to make it happen! Don't forget, when you sell your first 3+ items, fill out your coupon(s) and put them in the marked... read more
Your Young At Art docents will be passing out blank notecards for our annual Young at Art Fundraiser. Please return orders to your classrooms by Oct 3rd AND artwork cards FILLED OUT with check numbers, names, teacher's name and check the math of the order and the dollar amount. Thank you for... read more
Order Your Pennekamp Yearbooks The yearbook is a great memory keeper for all Pennekamp students.   The full color book features photos from all classrooms and a variety of Pennekamp events. Easy online ordering. Click  ... read more
Every child is required to have an earthquake kit while attending Pennekamp.   2 Options: 1. Click on the link below to order & the kit will be delivered directly to your child's classroom; or 2. Make your own earthquake kit essentials and place in a large ziplock bag with child's name &... read more
2014-15 Pennekamp T-Shirts & Sweatshirts are now ready for you to order. Orders received by: Sep. 12 - will be ready by Oct. 3 Oct. 17 - will be ready by Nov. 7 Nov. 14 - will be ready by Dec. 12 You'll have plenty of opportunities to try them on and place orders at various school events. ... 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
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
Saturday, October 4, 2014 to Sunday, October 5, 2014
Hometown fair is right around the corner! Help support our community by joining us October 4th and 5th at our Pennekamp color hair spray booth! Stop in anytime from 10-6 and we will color your hair like a rock star!  Join us and show your dragon spirit! If you are interested in volunteering,...
Friday, October 17, 2014
FAMILY BINGO NIGHT - Save the Date! This year's Pennekamp Family Bingo Night is October 17, 2014.  We'll have detailed information on the website soon.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Come join the FUN and support the Pennekamp Team! Register for the SKECHERS Pier to Pier Friendship Walk on Sunday, October 26th. There will be drum lines, cheerleaders, a costume contest, and all sorts of fun along the course. Join the run for $25 per person. Our school has formed a team to...
Friday, October 31, 2014
Pennekamp Halloween Parade PK Field. Shortly after drop-off on October 31st.  Enjoy the parade of students (and teachers!) marching classroom-by-classroom dressed in their costumes.  Bring your cameras for this one! This is an optional event for all students.
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 - September 23, 2014
From the Desk of Dr. Toni Brown Pennekamp Principal   Dear Pennekamp Family, Thank You For Making Dragon Jamboree a Success!! Thank you to all the Dragon families that came out to be a part of our Dragon Jamboree and Movie Night!! What a wonderful event and I know... 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
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