Pennoyer School District 79

Pennoyer School District 79 A public school serving PreK-8th grade children in Harwood Heights, Norridge,& Norwood Park Township.

Educating the Minds of Tomorrow for more than 170 years, we are a public school proudly educating children in grades PK-8 from parts of Norridge, parts of Harwood Heights, and parts of Norwood Park Township Unincorporated

Watch May timelapse of our  building addition!
05/30/2024

Watch May timelapse of our building addition!

Pennoyer Phase I Timelapse Video | May 2024

Ms. Ellstrom's class has been celebrating the final countdown this week! We have been participating in lots of fun activ...
05/30/2024

Ms. Ellstrom's class has been celebrating the final countdown this week! We have been participating in lots of fun activities to celebrate the wonderful school year we have had together!

Pennoyer celebrates our PreSchool today!  We wish our friends who are moving up to kindergarten next year good luck!
05/30/2024

Pennoyer celebrates our PreSchool today! We wish our friends who are moving up to kindergarten next year good luck!

The  students have triumphed! They defeated the faculty 2-0 in the highly anticipated students against staff volleyball ...
05/29/2024

The students have triumphed! They defeated the faculty 2-0 in the highly anticipated students against staff volleyball game today.

05/29/2024

Today we enjoyed the time-honored traditions of at our "Hello, Goodbye" breakfast. The 8th graders imparted wisdom to their younger peers and reminisced about their experiences at Pennoyer School.

It wasn’t a pretty ending today for the teachers but we all had so much fun at our annual Student Staff Volleyball game ...
05/29/2024

It wasn’t a pretty ending today for the teachers but we all had so much fun at our annual Student Staff Volleyball game celebration!

Our 8th graders getting ready to take off on their Odyssey Boat trip. We can’t wait to celebrate with them!!!
05/28/2024

Our 8th graders getting ready to take off on their Odyssey Boat trip. We can’t wait to celebrate with them!!!

In our last Travel Club meeting our students shared their cultures with us!  We learned about Ukraine & Haiti and sample...
05/24/2024

In our last Travel Club meeting our students shared their cultures with us! We learned about Ukraine & Haiti and sampled some delicious traditional treats!

Thank you  from NBC 5 Chicago for being our guest speaker at the  5th Grade D.A.R.E. Graduation.  Your words were inspir...
05/24/2024

Thank you from NBC 5 Chicago for being our guest speaker at the 5th Grade D.A.R.E. Graduation. Your words were inspirational to our students!

Our Pennoyer 5th graders are participating in their DARE graduation today!  They’ve learned so much about making good an...
05/24/2024

Our Pennoyer 5th graders are participating in their DARE graduation today! They’ve learned so much about making good and healthy choices through out the program and we’re so proud of them.

The Pennoyer Talent Show is bringing out all the stars!  Students are doing amazing and Ms. Bieda and Ms. Kopoulos put t...
05/22/2024

The Pennoyer Talent Show is bringing out all the stars! Students are doing amazing and Ms. Bieda and Ms. Kopoulos put together a great event!

Art Showcase is underway at Pennoyer!  Miss Wood and her students have done a wonderful job this year with so many creat...
05/22/2024

Art Showcase is underway at Pennoyer! Miss Wood and her students have done a wonderful job this year with so many creative projects!!!

4th Graders went outside to find their dimensions by drawing a chalk line box around their body and calculating their ar...
05/21/2024

4th Graders went outside to find their dimensions by drawing a chalk line box around their body and calculating their area and perimeter.

3rd graders showed some outstanding growth on their spring MAP scores!  To celebrate they got to shoot a basketball to e...
05/18/2024

3rd graders showed some outstanding growth on their spring MAP scores! To celebrate they got to shoot a basketball to earn some PBIS rewards.

We are so proud of our Pennoyer band students and their successful spring concert!
05/17/2024

We are so proud of our Pennoyer band students and their successful spring concert!

Today our Ukrainian students and community celebrate their culture and traditions!
05/17/2024

Today our Ukrainian students and community celebrate their culture and traditions!

Miss Weyhrich’s kindergarten class released their butterflies a couple weeks ago. It was such a bittersweet moment.
05/16/2024

Miss Weyhrich’s kindergarten class released their butterflies a couple weeks ago. It was such a bittersweet moment.

This morning Garden Club learned about perennials and made the area around the Pennoyer sign more beautiful!
05/15/2024

This morning Garden Club learned about perennials and made the area around the Pennoyer sign more beautiful!

Grades 3-5(Loring, Kafka, Widd) competed in the Annual Math Bee.  Mr. Widd's class took the trophy!! Congrats!!
05/10/2024

Grades 3-5(Loring, Kafka, Widd) competed in the Annual Math Bee. Mr. Widd's class took the trophy!! Congrats!!

To wrap up our week of celebrating our fabulous teachers, we would like to recognize our incredible Specials Teachers! T...
05/10/2024

To wrap up our week of celebrating our fabulous teachers, we would like to recognize our incredible Specials Teachers! Thank you for bringing creativity and joy to our students' lives through art, music, and PE. Your passion and talent inspire us all! 🍎

A huge shout out and thanks to our amazing PTC and all of our families who brought in food from tasty BBQ to sweets and ...
05/09/2024

A huge shout out and thanks to our amazing PTC and all of our families who brought in food from tasty BBQ to sweets and sandwiches! Our staff is so appreciative and it has really made this Faculty Appreciation week at Pennoyer special.

Shout to our amazing Middle School Teachers! Thank you for being awesome guides during these crucial years of growth and...
05/09/2024

Shout to our amazing Middle School Teachers! Thank you for being awesome guides during these crucial years of growth and discovery! Your passion and understanding of middle schoolers' unique needs makes all the difference. 🍎

We celebrated our amazing staff at our Board Meeting tonight. So many milestones from 5, 10, to 20 years of service and ...
05/09/2024

We celebrated our amazing staff at our Board Meeting tonight. So many milestones from 5, 10, to 20 years of service and teachers receiving tenure! We’re so lucky to have this entire group as part of our Pennoyer family.

Garden Club Members made beautiful surprises for their Moms!  Happy Mother's Day!
05/08/2024

Garden Club Members made beautiful surprises for their Moms! Happy Mother's Day!

The baby chicks are HERE! Students from all grade levels have enjoyed visiting our newest little friends! 🐥 🐥 🐥
05/08/2024

The baby chicks are HERE! Students from all grade levels have enjoyed visiting our newest little friends! 🐥 🐥 🐥

We are continuing Teacher Appreciation Week with a special shoutout to our fantastic 3-5 Teachers! Thank you for bridgin...
05/08/2024

We are continuing Teacher Appreciation Week with a special shoutout to our fantastic 3-5 Teachers! Thank you for bridging the gap between foundational skills and advance concepts, all while making school fun and exciting! 🍎

Congratulations to our two fabulous social work interns, Ms. Sheedy and Ms. Gloms, for graduating with their master's de...
05/07/2024

Congratulations to our two fabulous social work interns, Ms. Sheedy and Ms. Gloms, for graduating with their master's degree in social work this past weekend! We are so proud of you!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to our amazing K-2 Teachers! Thank you for being the guiding lights in our student's edu...
05/07/2024

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to our amazing K-2 Teachers! Thank you for being the guiding lights in our student's educational journey, nurturing their curiosity and shaping their minds with care and compassion! 🍎

Mrs. McManus's class explored chemical reactions and properties of matter this month in science.
05/06/2024

Mrs. McManus's class explored chemical reactions and properties of matter this month in science.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We are kicking off this week by sending a special shot out to our unsung heroes of educ...
05/06/2024

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We are kicking off this week by sending a special shot out to our unsung heroes of education: our Special Education Teachers, our Reading Interventionist, our EL Teacher and our Related Service Providers! Their dedication knows no bounds as they create inclusive environments and tailor lessons to empower students with diverse needs. Their boundless patience and unwavering love makes a profound impact on the lives of many students! 🍎

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5200 N Cumberland Avenue
Norridge, IL
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