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Missing Clothes?

Please visit the Lost and Found

The health aide office could use some pants for grades K-3.  Please bring to the school office or the health aide office.   

It's picture day on Thursday, October 10th.  Smile pretty!



Welcome to John A. McManus Elementary Website!
988 East Avenue  -  Chico, CA 95926
530-891-3128    /    FAX 530-891-3130
Principal -Tina Keene
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You can reach us 24 hours a day through our Voice Mail system.  Just go to our Staff List to identify phone extension numbers.  Please contact the Attendance Clerk to notify us of any absences, be sure to include student name, room number, teacher, date of absence and the reason for the absence.
The staff at McManus School welcomes you to another year of exciting learning.  We are dedicated to the goal of providing an education that helps develop the full potential of each child.  We look forward to working closely with you to ensure that your child has a positive year.  With your help and support we will be successful.

CUSD is on Facebook!

Dear Parents/Guardians – Are you unsure of registration deadlines? Interested in Measure E spending? Curious about the food served in our school cafeterias? The Chico Unified School District is now on Facebook! Be the first to learn about new programs, how to handle emergency situations, and see all the great things happening at our schools! You can search for us on Facebook – type “Chico USD” – or use the link at the bottom of our home page on our website @ www.chicousd.org. We look forward to connecting with you!

New Student Registration

Online  Enrollment: reg.chicousd.org
For those with no internet access enrollment forms are available in the McManus office.

McManus Accelerated Reader Statistics

John McManus Reading Incentive Program

John McManus Reading Incentive Program


 Who wants to be a Millionaire?  McManus recognizes students who read over 1,000,000 words in the school year.   These "Millionaires" are recognized with a certificate, photo op for the Chico ER, and a free magazine subscription donated by the Chico Sunrise Rotary. 

->Keep reading - you could be the NEXT McManus Millionaire!
A special thank you to the Chico Sunrise Rotary for their support of literacy at McManus Elementary.  Sunrise Rotary members read weekly with our students, donate books to our school library, and provide gift cards and magazine subscriptions to our top readers.   We are truly grateful for their support!

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