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Get more than just your picture in the yearbook. . . Calling all Pennekamp students, the yearbook committee is accepting student art submissions.  Submission forms were sent home in the Tuesday Envelope.  If you need another form, they can be found in the front office.  All art due in the office no... 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
Always running late?  Can't find parking? Enter now for your chance to win the … The Pennekamp exclusive parking spot! Tickets on sale now $5 each or 5 tickets for $20 Winners will be chosen September 19th at the Dragon Jamboree! Never worry about parking again! Download the entry form ... read more
BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL: Yearbooks $25 until 9/26! 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 HERE 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... 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
We are thrilled to announce that Kim Price has been selected as our 2013-14 Teacher of the Year! Ms. Price creates an incredible learning environment in her Pennekamp first grade classroom where students are respected, adored and encouraged to take learning risks. Her lessons are well-planned, fun... 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.
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 - 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