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Successful programs do not happen without the help of parent volunteers.  The PTA Operations Committee is looking for volunteers to fill the following positions: Grades of Green -- Represents PK at (3) district Green meetings.  Coordinates Earth Week activities & assists Dr. Gerger in running... read more
Online Registration for the 2018 MBYB season will be open thru October 15th. Registration Fees are $160 per player (up to 2 siblings), $75 for 3rd sibling and additional players, if registered by October 15th.  Late Registration (after October 15th) a $40 per player late fee will apply. Teams will... read more
PTA Membership On behalf of the PTA Executive Board, we would like to thank you for your donations. We have enriched our Pennekamp community this 2016-2017 school year due to your generous contributions. Here is what we have been able to do TOGETHER Update the teachers’ Lounge (new flooring,... read more
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
Makerspace needs your recycled materials for our next project: Toilet and paper towel rolls, clean plastic bottle and jar caps, cereal box or snack box cardboard, newspaper, corks, rubber bands, twist ties, clean empty plastic bottles of all sizes. There will be 2 collection bins: one in front of... read more
As of September 30th, Pennekamp Dragons have turned in a little over 2,000 box tops!  That’s $200 for PK PTA, and we thank you!  The winner of the “Summer Box Tops Contest” will be awarded FREE ice cream every Friday, at the Mindful Morning on October 25th.  It is not too late to enter!  Last day ... 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
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Wednesday, October 18, 2017
There are still slots available for some of our parent parties. If you are interested in signing up, please contact Pennie or Katie via their email: pkptapresident@gmail.com. Below are our parties scheduled in late October and November that still have space available: Three Hour Tour: Saturday,...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Did you know that nearly 15% of Americans are living in poverty and struggling to provide warm coats for themselves and their families?  The Girl Scouts of Pennekamp will be teaming up with One Warm Coat to hold a coat drive and they need your help to warm our neighbors in need.  October 10 to...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017
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Friday, October 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
Please support the 5th Grade See's Candy Fundraiser! The proceeds help support the 5th Grade Year End Celebration and their class gift to Pennekamp. Candy sales will begin on October 13th.  Orders will be accepted by any 5th Grader until Nov 17.  Make checks payable to "Pennekamp PTA".  Write in "...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The 3rd grade will host "We Care Wednesday" Bake Sale on October 18 at 1:30 on the field.  As you know there have been a number of tragic natural disasters and there are so many families  that need our help.  Please come out for a day of fun and treats.  We will be donating half the proceeds to...
Friday, October 20, 2017
PTA Reflections The theme for the annual PTA Reflections art contest this year is “Within Reach”.  All students are invited to participate and submit original artwork in one of six areas: •       Dance/choreography •       Literature •       Photography •       Film production •       Music...
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Join your friends and classmates at the SKECHERS Pier to Pier (P2P) Friendship Walk on Sunday, October 29th! The P2P Walk is an awe-inspiring community event that supports our public schools and children with special needs. Last year the SKECHERS Foundation QUADRUPLED donations, so for every $30...
Saturday, November 4, 2017
t's about boldness.  It's about optimism.  It's about defying conventional wisdom & thinking outside the box.  Treat yourself to a day of ideas, inspiration and hands-on immersion as we explore the concept that "Anything's Possible." Saturday, November 4th 9am - 3pm Mira Costa Auditorium  Act...
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
Principal Letter - HAPPY SUMMER AND PK UPDATES!
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.https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1iH52U6rrlVsMeMCeSvjMV3I45y-... 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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Disasters happen... are you ready? MON, NOV 6, 2017 7PM

Mon, 2017-10-16 16:52
November 6 2017

Dr. Lucy Jones, the foremost authority on earthquakes, discusses how a major earthquake will affect our city. Learn what you need to do to prepare yourself and your family. You will also learn what the City of Manhattan Beach is doing to prepare for earthquakes and other disasters.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER, 6TH 7PM JOSLYN COMMUNITY CENTER 1601 N. Valley Dr., Manhattan Beach, CA