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Attention 5th grade parents!! Did you miss Mr. Jackson at our General PTA meeting, or do you just want to know more about MBMS?? Take a look at the powerpoint by using the link here to get a preview of what the middle school experience will be like for your child. See an example schedule and... read more
GRADES OF GREEN EARTH TIPS Americans throw away 25% more trash during the Thanksgiving to New Year’s holiday period than any other time of the year amounting to an extra 25 million tons of garbage in our landfills. Cards: Opt for e-cards, or those made with recycled paper that is also recyclable.... read more
Place your SCRIP order today! Buy a $100 in CPK gift cards and $20 extra! A portion of your SCRIP purchase is donated to Pennekamp. Print the attached form to complete your order and drop it off at the office. You don't have to wait for the Tuesday envelope to send in your order - drop it off at... read more
Razor E100 Electric Scooter: $119 Xbox 360 500GB Special Edition Bundle: $249 iPad Air 2, 64GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular: $729 A high-quality K-12 education: Priceless! This holiday season, give the gift that makes a lasting difference. Donate prior to December 31st to earn the 2014 tax-deduction.Wishing... read more
Your PTA donations are hard at work. Our Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) program are bringing the shows "Character Matters" (2nd grade) and "Three Piggy Opera" (Kindergarten classes) to the stage. A huge thank you to Pennekamp parent and VAPA chair Lindsey Fox for the grant she wrote on behalf of... read more
Please know that the upper playground (Peck side) is where all students are supervised in the morning prior to school starting. If you choose to have your child play on the lower playground please know there is no teacher supervision present and parent supervision is requested. Thanks!
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
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
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Scrip is a certificate or card that can be used just as cash. With scrip, families can easily earn for Pennekamp’s PTA while they shop. Simply use scrip gift cards/certificates for everyday purchases - or for a big purchase you have in mind! Click on the link below to learn more about the Pennekamp...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The MBMS PTA is happy to offer an educational opportunity for parents as we kick off the new year. Avoid The 5 Most Common Mistakes Well-Intended Parents Make Regarding Their Family's Nutrition Wednesday, January 28th at 6:00 pm MBMS multi-purpose room For this event, we have partnered with Diana...
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
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MCHS Golf Tournament 2014

Tue, 2014-10-21 19:00

MCHS Golf Fundraiser

Mon, 2014-10-20 22:57
November 15 2014

Halloween Carnival

Fri, 2014-10-10 17:06
October 31 2014

The Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation’s 27th-annual Family Halloween
Carnival will take place on October 18th, 2015 from noon to 4:30 pm at Manhattan Heights Park, 1600 Manhattan Beach Blvd. There will be a costume contest and parade, carnival booths, haunted house, inflatable jumpers and food stands. Come out and have a good time! 

TEDx 2014 MB Conference

Fri, 2014-10-10 16:41
November 15 2014

5th ANNUAL TEDx event GAME CHANGER is coming back to MBMS on Saturday, November 15th, 9 am to 3 pm. “GAME CHANGERS” consists of thirteen cutting edge speakers who have all had remarkable accomplishments.