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First Day School Supplies

Thank you to Larissa Chapin for organizing the 1st Day School Supplies program at Robinson. If you did not order your supplies, please view the supplies needed for each grade on the 1st Day School Supplies or contact Larissa Chapin to purchase a kit.

Help Beautify Robinson Elementary

Robinson's Green Team has been busy sweeping away leaves, debris and cobwebs from the classrooms and walkways.  It's already looking much better, but there is still A LOT to do! We need your help!! This Saturday, August 19, from 9:00 a.m. -12: p.m. at Robinson Elementary we're going to be working on beautifying the front of the school. We have gloves, green cans, brooms, rakes and shovels to plant a few new items. We'd love your help!  Please come by - even for an hour -  to lend a hand....we really need it!

Back-to-School Apparel

We're getting ready for school to start up again. Robinson Apparel is back again! Pick yours out today! Go online to the Robinson Store or visit the Apparel Sales table on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.

Volunteers Needed for 2017-2018 Committee Chairs

We are on the lookout for new volunteers for the following positions and committees: Family Fun Run, Gardens, Makers Faire, Spelling Bee, Party Book, Talent Show, Frozen Treats (5th Grade Fundraiser) and Student Store (5th Grade Fundraiser), and SummerFest. Please contact Andrea Barker to learn more about these chair positions.

MCHS Social Emotional Wellness Committee

Wondering what the Social Emotional Wellness Committee at MCHS has been working on all year? What is Challenge Success anyway? Here are two opportunities for the community to learn more and get involved. Click here for more information.

Hometown Fair Booth Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the 45th annual Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair! There are many ways to participate and it's a great way to raise money for your organization. Visit to access links to paid games, food booths, beer lottery, community showcase, battle of the bands, and volunteer opportunities.

Superintendent’s May Newsletter

Click here to read the May newsletter from Dr. Matthews, which includes information regarding school absences.  Also included are important elementary school dates such as minimum days for the 2017-2018 school year.

Fifth Grade Team Wins Odyssey of the Mind State Championship

The 5th grade team from Robinson Elementary captured the Odyssey of the Mind State Championship and is headed to the World Finals in May at Michigan State University! They placed first in Spontaneous Problem-Solving and First Overall in their division. Congratulations to team members: Bridget Ballantine, Callie Boren, Hunter Gregory, Chloe Hynes, William Kiely and Jonathan Voskuilen. Other MBUSD teams participated and shined at the tournament, including Pacific and Pennekamp.

Lost and Found is Full

Are you missing a jacket? Or perhaps 10 jackets, a bunch of lunch boxes, some water bottles and other assorted articles of clothing that found their way to school, but didn't come home? Our Lost and Found, located near the cafeteria, is overflowing with items that have been left behind. If your student is missing anything, please check it out before Spring Break! After April 7, all unclaimed items, from the S'Well bottles to the Jr. Guards hoodies, will be donated!

Girl Scouts Father-Daughter Dance

Calling all Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Girl Scouts!  Please join us for the annual Manhattan Beach Girl Scout Father-Daughter Dance on Saturday, May 13th!  The theme of this year’s super fun event is "Ties & Tiaras.”  Bring your most sparkly personality and your Dad/Uncle/Grandpa!  Click here for more information, or please reach out directly to the Robinson scout leader,

South Bay Wrestling Academy

The South Bay Wrestling Academy is designed to prepare 3rd to 8th grade boys and girls to have a successful high school experience in wrestling. The Academy is led by Coach Jim Chaney, who will use the same proven techniques that have turned the Mira Costa High School wrestling team into an overnight success. Coach Chaney became the head coach at Mira Costa during the 2013 season, took the last place team in the Bay League and turned them into CIF Champions and the most successful team in the area.

MBX - After School Enrichment Classes

Spring forward and sign up for the new After School Enrichment classes. Registration opens on March 22nd (9 a.m.) for the MBX After School Enrichment Spring Session classes!

Ladies Sunday Fun Day

Attention all Tennis Players! MBMS is hosting a Ladies Sunday Fun Day Fundraising Tennis Tournament on April 2nd! It is open to ALL levels, $65 per player, and only a limited amount of spots left! Lunch will be provided, along with goodie bags, and prizes for 1st and 2nd place.  Click here for tickets.

Returning to Robinson School for 2017-2018 School Year?

If your child will NOT be returning to Robinson School for the 2017-18 School Year, please let us know in the Robinson Office as soon as possible.

Register Online Your Incoming 2017-2018 Kindergartner

If you have an incoming kinder starting school for the 2017-2018 school year, be sure you have completed the Pre-Enrollment Form and turned in all required paperwork. The next step:  go online, complete, print out, sign and turn in to the Robinson Office the online forms. Once these steps are followed, registration is complete.

Robinson Family Fun Run Appreciation

Special thanks to Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts for supporting this year's Family Fun Run.  They generously donated beanie boo plush toys for our swag race bags that surprised and delighted all participants!