Support MZ Through Tax Credit

posted Dec 9, 2019, 1:15 PM by Diana Blevins

The WESD is thankful for your support. As we enter into the season of giving, please consider making a tax credit donation to our school.  Your donation provides WESD students the opportunity to succeed in extracurricular activities and will fund items such as uniform replacements, equipment, stipends for coaches and sponsors. New this year, your donation can also fund risers, scoreboards, soccer goals, marquees, playground equipment, 3-D printers, library books, classroom furniture and more! You will also receive a dollar for dollar reduction on your state income taxes.  Taxpayers may receive up to a $400 tax credit if filing jointly ($200 if filing single) on their State income taxes by contributing to the Washington Elementary School District.

Donating is simple. Visit and you can enhance the education of a child in just a few steps. Thank you for your support.  For more information, contact at 602-347-2737. 

Holiday Movie Night - December 12

posted Nov 22, 2019, 12:44 PM by Diana Blevins

December 12 will be an exciting night at Manzanita.  Not only can you watch The Grinch cartoon in the cafeteria, but guess who is coming to visit?!  It's Santa!  Bring your camera or phone and get your picture with Santa.  You can also check out the Penguin Patch, PTO's holiday store.

There are two showings of the movie: 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.  The movie is free but you must pick up your tickets at the front office.  Each person in your party must have a ticket.  Each showing is limited to 200 people, so get your tickets soon!

Holiday Store - December 9-13

posted Nov 20, 2019, 9:25 AM by Diana Blevins   [ updated Nov 21, 2019, 10:04 AM ]

Penguin Patch, the Holiday Store is coming to Manzanita the week of December 9-13.  The holiday shop will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 7:55 AM - 3:45 PM and on Wednesday from 7:55 AM - 2:15 PM.  

Parents may shop before and after school and also during Holiday Movie Night on 12/12/19.  

Students have the opportunity to go at assigned times throughout the school day, along with before and after school.

Turkey Trot Is Coming November 27

posted Nov 14, 2019, 7:11 AM by Diana Blevins

On November 27 all students will participate in the Turkey Trot during their scheduled specials class.  The attached file lists the times for each grade level.

Parents are welcome to lace up their tennis shoes and trot with us.

Gearing Up For Parent/Teacher Conferences

posted Sep 30, 2019, 3:30 PM by Diana Blevins

It seems impossible, but we are closing in on the end of first quarter.  That means parent/teacher conferences are coming.  Manzanita's conference times are October 23 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. and October 24 from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m.  

This vital conference allows everyone to work together for the success of all our students.

Are you new to Manzanita?

posted Jun 4, 2019, 2:59 PM by Diana Blevins

We are excited you are joining our Manzanita family.  The attached file should answer some general questions you might have regarding our school.


posted Aug 29, 2017, 3:49 PM by   [ updated Sep 1, 2017, 5:29 PM ]

    Together we:



    Achieve Goals

    Develop Character


    In Order to prepare students to LEAD...
  • We will establish high expectations for life-long learners
  • We will welcome and value our diverse families and community.
  • We will work together as a collaborative team.
  • We will provide a safe learning environment.  
  • We will empower students to demonstrate respect, integrity, and responsibility.

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