posted by Nicole Lusciandrello

Walkout Information 

Please see the letter below for important information regarding the upcoming teacher walkout. 

Please visit for updates. 

Thank you for your patience and cooperation. 


April 20, 2018 Parent Letter English 


April 20, 2018 Parent Letter Spanish 

WESD To Host Teacher Fairs

posted Oct 23, 2017, 10:47 AM by Nicole Lusciandrello   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 2:45 PM by Sandra Narvais ]

The Washington Elementary School District (WESD) will host a Teacher Interview Fair on the dates below to hire teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. The fair will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the WESD Administrative Center, 4650 West Sweetwater Avenue, Glendale, 85304. Contracts for the 2018-2019 school year will be offered to qualified candidates. Student teachers, soon-to-be college graduates, seasoned teachers and alternative pathways are encouraged to attend! 

This is the first of six scheduled Teacher Interview Fairs. The others will take place at the same place and times, with the exception of March on: 

Saturday, February 24, 2018,
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 4 to 7:30 p.m.; and
Saturday, April 28, 2018. 

Interviews will be conducted for those interested in teaching: kindergarten, elementary education, special education, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, general music, art and special needs preschool. Successful candidates may be recommended for a 2018-2019 teaching contract. 

Apply online prior to the interview fair at Please select the posting titled, Teacher – All Positions. Human Resources will contact qualified applicants directly to preschedule an interview. 

For more information, contact the WESD Recruitment Office at 602-347-2622 or e-mail


posted Aug 29, 2017, 3:49 PM by Sandra Narvais   [ 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.

Upcoming Events @ Manzanita

posted Jul 18, 2017, 3:25 PM by Sandra Narvais   [ updated Aug 29, 2017, 3:51 PM ]

--September is Candy Drive-More details to come!
--Boys' Basketball Team Try-outs
Tuesday, September 5 (3:15p.m. - 4:30p.m.) 5th and 6th graders
Wednesday, September 6 (3:15p.m. - 4:30p.m.) 3rd and 4th graders
Friday, September 8 (3:15p.m. - 4:30p.m. (Invite List of Boys in 3rd - 6th grade for final try-out. Permission slips for Basketball will be sent home soon.
--September 14 is Picture Day-Dress to Impress! 
--September 26-Peter Piper Pizza - Manzanita "Special Giveaway" Enter to Win a FREE Birthday Party!" held
@ Metro Center, 5:00P.M. to 8:00P.M.  

Manzanita Elementary School

posted Jun 26, 2017, 9:34 AM by Pam Horton   [ updated Jan 25, 2018, 2:56 PM by Sandra Narvais ]

Manzanita Elementary School office opens at 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Early Release is every Wednesday @ 1:45 p.m. Please arrange for your students to be pickup on time at all times. If you’re interested in registering for the 2017 – 2018 or 2018 - 2019 school year, all student registration occurs at the Welcome and Registration Center, located at 3200 W. Cholla Street. The Welcome and Registration Center is open Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., closed from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

School Budget 101 in 5 Minutes

posted Aug 10, 2016, 2:32 PM by Pam Horton

WESD Budget 101


posted Jan 15, 2014, 12:39 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Aug 21, 2017, 8:30 PM by Sandra Narvais ]

Upcoming Events @ Manzanita
September is our Candy Drive-details to come
Picture Day-Thursday, 9/14
Boys Basketball Try-outs
Tuesday, September 5 (3:15pm-4:30pm) Grades 5th and 6th
Thursday, September 6 (3:15pm-4:30) Grades 3rd and 4th
Friday, September 8 (3:15pm-4:30pm) Invite List of Boys 3rd - 6th grade-Final try-out
Permission slips we be sent home soon 
Peter Piper Pizza at Metro Center with Manzanita
Tuesday, September 26, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Special Giveaway Enter to Win a FREE Birthday Party

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