La Voz de las Semillas

Manzanita SEED families October 2020

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October is National Disabilities Awareness month

Read Aloud Books for Disabilities Awareness Month

Read Aloud: My Brother's Wheelchair (K-2)

Read Aloud: My Brother Charlie

Read Aloud: Just Ask

Congratulations to our September students of the month! September focal value RESPECT!

I can show respect for myself and others.

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Antiracist Educators Principal Chat-SAVE THE DATE

Thank you to the SEED families who joined us for our August and September antiracist educator chat. We shared our Reparations for Black Student in OUSD campaign and discussed micro-aggressions.

Our October meeting will be Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 4:00pm

our November meeting will be Tuesday November 10th, 2020 at 4:00pm

There will not be a December meeting.

Our family coordinator Misty Waters will send out a meeting reminder the week of the meeting. Bring a SEED parent friend and join our conversation!

This link will be used for both meetings-

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Resources for families-English Learners and family central

Stay connected with OUSD resources for home learning, curriculum, chromebooks and more!

Resources for our English Learners

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The Manzanita campus is hosting food distribution each Monday and Thursday from


Photo Credit Maestra Rivas

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SEED family committees-Meeting dates and times

SSC-school site council-2nd Wednesday of the month at 4:00pm parent lead Frankie Ramos due to Veteran's day holiday we will meet November 18th, 2020

Black Family Engagement (BFE)- November 21st 5:00pm 3rd Wednesday of the month 5:00pm

parent lead Pecolia Manigo

Los Amigos de Manzanita SEED Fundraising Committee- 1st Tuesday of the month 6:30pm parent lead Rebecca Anderson

PTU-parent teacher union- meeting 2nd Thursday of the month parent- leads Maria Zavaleta, Myeisha Jones and Karen Choury.

Contact Misty Waters, family coordinator with questions

No School Monday October 12th-Indigenous Peoples' day

This month at SEED-see our website calendar for events

Next Friday assembly 10/30 at 9am wear your costumes!

Happy Fall

Principal Diane G. Lang

Manzanita SEED Elementary School

Oakland Unified School District