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Welcome to Pennoyer School District 79

  

We're doing some amazing things. Take a peek inside of our classrooms to see our creative and collaborative minds at work. 

Upcoming Events

NOV 19
NOV 19

Thanksgiving Break-NO School

Start: Nov 19, 2018 End: Nov 23, 2018 Multi-Day Event
NOV 20

   

Our Vision

Pennoyer School District 79 staff, parents, and community members will empower students and foster their development in their present and future academic and life experiences.

  • Continue to foster empathetic, inclusive, and nurturing learning environment.

  • Expand opportunities for collaboration and creative thinking.

  • Redefine the use of technology.

  • Create a platform for expression of student voice and choice.

 

Our Mission

The pathway to our vision includes

  • Acknowledging all exceptionalities and expanding opportunities for students.

  • Maintaining existing and emerging practices.

  • Encouraging students to take an active role in their academic lives.

  • Engaging parents and the community for the success of the school.

SUPERINTENDENT

Dr. Kristin Kopta
kkopta@pennoyerschool.org

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PRINCIPAL

Mrs. Gina Sierra
gsierra@pennoyerschool.org

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Board Members

Mr. Michael Malusa 
President of the Board 
End of Term 2021

Mrs. Sheila Wachholder 
Vice President of the Board 
End of Term 2021

Mr. Mark Diatte 
Secretary of the Board 
End of Term 2019

Mr. Timothy Matz
End of Term 2019

Mr. Phillip LaPalermo 
End of Term 2019

Mr. Michael Beckman 
End of Term 2021

Mr. David Tarjan
End of Term 2021