New Name, Manzanita
Next year, 2021-2022 school year, Spring Creek (TK-3rd grades) and Matanzas (4th-6th grades) school sites will be moving onto one campus. With this change, we have decided to select a new name for our campus and are excited to include staff, families and your children in this process. After extensive research and robust communication with staff and parents that included many opportunities for direct input, it was approved by the Board of Trustees to name the new school Manzanita.
The following timeline was used for the new name selection process:
10/28/20: Site Council/ELAC Meeting: Select Renaming Criteria
10/30/20: Provide a Q & A session for parents to learn more about criteria and timeline
12:00-1:00 Coffee with the Principals and Superintendent
Google Form sent to all staff and families to collect potential names (closes 11/6)
Week of 11/9: Working group selected from Site Council/ELAC committee to review
11/18/20: Site Council/ELAC choose names that will go on the ballot
11/19-11/29: time to vote. Voting guidelines will be sent with a ballot.
By 12/7/20: Decision made
12/15/20: Board meeting in which name was approved to be named Manzanita
The District will now be notifying the community and further necessary steps such as ordering new signage, contacting the California Department of Education, and preparing a plan for selecting a new mascot.
Renaming Spring Creek and Matanzas: https://bit.ly/3p8BPiG