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Welcome to the online home of the Samuel Pennypacker Masterminds



Spring Photo Day and Graduation pictures

On April 10th 2019 we will be having spring pictures through a NEW company.  Barksdale photos comes highly recommended and is offering some great deals. Please go here to look at what is available.  Only students buying pictures and all graduating 8th graders will be getting their pictures taken. Please go to the link below to order.  Access Codes are 17539 for grades K-7 and 17539G0 for our graduating 8th graders.



Pennypacker Scrabble team comes in First in Novice Team Competition and Second Novice Overall School – Headed to Hasbro’s National Championships on April 27th and 28th

Mehki Clark, Serenity Freeman, Daniel Clark, Aven Walker Amir Depser and Gabrielle Burnette made up the Pennypacker School scrabble teams for the older and younger divisions.  Our older team or Mehki and Serenity were 7-0-1. The have qualified for the National Championships that are being held right here in Philadelphia.  We wish them all good luck.



Kickboard Behavior System Online for grades 5-8

Kickboard is a program we are piloting to measure student behavior. Any staff member can award Mastermind money for good behavior and following direction or fine a student for not doing the right thing.

A letter will be/was sent home on January 17th with a login code for parents to be able to see up to date behaviors of their children.  If you did not get a note email Mr. Curtis at to get your code.  Student will earn Mastermind money for the right to go on trips and earn rewards. If a child does not earn enough they will not be allowed these rewards.  Please check the page daily and talk to your children about doing the right thing

Read-a-Thon Fundraising

More information on March 11

Attendance Adds Up – Help to strive for 95

Please use the link below for more information Absencesaddup

Home and School Flyers

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Please see calendar

Pennypacker has some after school clubs!

Ms. Lee and Ms. Podolsky are helping to run some after school programs to help enhance our student’s experiences at Pennypacker


Click on the link for the form to sign your student up

Dance/Movement Club – Wednesdays with Ms. Lee

Scrabble Club – Mondays with Ms. Lee and Ms Podolsky

Double Dutch Program – Thursday, Friday and Saturdays (when approved and scheduled) with Ms. Lee

Girls R Achievers Book/Mentoring Club – Tuesdays with Ms. Lee

For more information please contact Ms. Lee



Through a generous donation through The Lindy Family Charitable Foundation, Samuel Pennypacker Elementary is getting its yard refurbished and getting a new playground installed.
Here is some information on the company and the process

Fiesta Playground

Here are some links to help you with the 2018-2019 school year

Please use button below for knowing all rights and responsibilities for students in regards to attendance/behavior and all other issues.

BREAKFAST STARTS AT 7:40 AM. All students enter through the back door on the Washington Lane side of the yard.  The building will not be open before then and the building does not open for business till 8:00 AM

Join the REMIND text program.  If you text @parentspp1 to 81010 you will join our text reminder program. We use this programs to remind about days off, let you know about program changes and of course early closures or full day closures due to weather and other issues.  Please join so you are kept in contact with all information and changes.

April Calendar and notes

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April Calendar

April Notes

April Breakfast

April Lunch