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Pennington School holds Valentine's Day Sweethearts Dance

Pennington School holds Valentine's Day Sweethearts Dance

Pennington School held its first Sweetheart’s Dance for seventh and eighth grade students on Thursday, February 15, 2024. Students dressed their best to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a candy bar, photo booth, pizza, chocolate fondue station, raffles and dancing.

2 students at Valentines dance
Students posing together on dance floor
3 students dressed up for dance.
5 students dancing together
3 students dressed up for the dance.
Two students dressed up for the dance.
Student putting food in chocolate fountain.
Student holding food in mouth and smiling.
Teacher dancing at dance.
Students at Valentines Dance in front of red table
Students on the field smiling for the camera.

Pennington School hosted Field Day on Friday June 7th, 2024. Staff members and students were outside all day playing games and dancing. Scholars were able to get their faces painted, have snow cones, enjoy a live DJ and two bounce houses.

Students smiling for the camera.

Fourth through sixth grade chorus students from Pennington School made their way to the concrete jungle to see "Wicked" on Broadway on Wednesday May 29, 2024. This trip has allowed students to enhance their musical abilities, broaden their cultural understanding and allow for interdisciplinary learning and personal growth. This was not only an entertaining outing but a deeply enriching educational experience.

Students posing for the camera.

Third and fourth grade students from Pennington School participated in the Link Up program through Carnegie Hall on Thursday May 23, 2024. Students worked on different repertoire on their recorders throughout the school year and ended the year with a concert at Carnegie Hall.

Pennington students being shown a motorcycle by police.

Local professionals, some with props such as firefighter hats, visited Pennington School for Career Day on Monday, May 20, 2024. Mount Vernon Police Department officers, firefighters and Department of Public Works employees were among the many careers represented throughout the school.

Mom and daughter.

Pennington School hosted Muffins in the Morning, celebrating parents and guardians, on Monday, May 13, 2024.  Students colored a photo and had blueberry or chocolate muffins and water or juice. Over 100 parents RSVP’d for the event. There was also surprise performance from students in second and first grade classes 2M, 2L and 1Q.

Student with poster.

Students marched down the hallways at Pennington School as their peers cheered them on with homemade signs and drumline performances on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. The pep rally was held in preparation for state testing on Thursday and Friday, when scholars from third through eighth grade will be taking the New York State ELA exam.