Silver Oak Newsroom

Posted 05/27/2018 10:15PM
Click the Headline to view new photos added to the slideshow of the fun pastimes teachers have been doing with their students. Thank you to all the families who made our Pastimes and For a Day auction a success by participating and donating generously to our teachers, staff and school.
Posted 05/27/2018 10:00PM
If you are currently attending Silver Oak, and are either moving or going to another school next year, please let the front office know. As we get closer to the end of the year, knowing this information makes class placement much easier. Please take a minute to contact the school office at 408-223-4515.
Posted 05/24/2018 09:00PM
Please take a minute to access your PowerSchool accounts, review that your contact information is correct and then file your login information somewhere you can easily find it in August. This is especially important because at the start of the 2018-19 school year, you only be able to find out your children's new class assignments by logging on these systems. Click on the headline for instructions.
Posted 05/24/2018 09:23PM
Click the headline to view or print the 2018-2019 Evergreen School District Calendar.
Posted 05/23/2018 10:20PM
This week, five teams of fifth graders delivered assistance dog presentations in each of the classrooms in the school. They brought awareness to our students about people with disabilities and how a Canine Companion can improve their quality of life. We're striving to raise another $10,000 this year through our in-class Dollar Drive now through June 1. Click the headline for more information and how you can help.
Posted 05/21/2018 04:14PM
Please join us for a celebration of our volunteers. We want to show how much we appreciate all those who volunteer at Silver Oak in many different capacities and help to make our school a wonderful environment for our children. The celebrations will be held in the multipurpose room on Friday, June 1 at 12:45 p.m. and at 1:30 p.m. Come to one or to both celebrations!
Posted 05/21/2018 03:40PM
Your class could earn a Pizza Party - including pizza, drinks and a snack. The class which has collected the most Box Tops all year will be the winner. The last day to turn in Box Tops to be counted for the contest is Thursday, May 31, 2018. So far, Mr. Mahr's class is in the lead with 831 box tops. Current runners-up are Ms. Wong's class with 626 and Mrs. Richard's class with 623. Anyone can win - just get clipping!
Posted 05/19/2018 06:55AM
Students in fifth and sixth grades participate in a four day unit on Growth and Development where they will learn about the endocrine system and changes that occur with their bodies. curriculum and videos for this unit are available to review at Silver Oak. Please call the front office to make an appointment.
Posted 05/18/2018 01:00PM
Due to the change in Open House hours this year, the 15th Annual Student Art Show will take place during our Family FunFest Carnival on Thursday, May 31st. Please click the story headline to learn more.
Posted 05/18/2018 12:00PM
Silver Oak relies on the volunteer work of our parents to keep the many PTO programs, events, and behind-the-scenes functions going. Take a look at what roles are open for the coming school year, and volunteer to get involved!
Posted 05/18/2018 10:35AM
On March 15, 2018, 71 students from Silver Oak took the Math Kangaroo contest. This is a fun math contest that takes place once a year. Students from 1st through 12th grade are eligible to participate.
Posted 05/18/2018 10:28AM
31 Silver Oak students participated in the Math Olympiad competition and achieved outstanding results! We would like to thank our two dedicated parent coaches Jim Chou and Raj Gandhasri for teaching the weekly classes.
Posted 05/17/2018 10:09AM
Over 200 parents, friends, and staff partied the night away at our second annual Parents' Night Out event at the Silver Creek Country Club Clubhouse! It was certainly an evening to remember! This year's event proceeds will be directed toward saving Silver Oak's STEAM Lab operation. Click the headline for more info, and a link to amazing event photos...
Posted 05/17/2018 09:20AM
Join us THURSDAY MAY 31 from 3 til 6 p.m. for the Silver Oak Family FunFest. You'll enjoy festival games, entertainment, prizes and food - Fun, Fun Fun! Click the story for event information, wristband/ticket purchasing link, & volunteer link. Don't miss this year-capping event for the whole family!
Posted 05/16/2018 06:25PM
Read the agenda for the Joint Facility Use Committee
Posted 05/16/2018 11:40AM
Silver Oak 6th grader and spelling superman, Rishik Gandhasri, represented Santa Clara County at the 2018 CA State Elementary Spelling Bee Championship in Stockton and he placed 3rd in the entire State. We are so proud of you Rishik!
Posted 05/14/2018 05:00PM
Silver Oak will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day
Posted 05/14/2018 08:59AM
While no student will be denied a lunch, please send in payment for any outstanding balance by Friday, May 25 to ensure proper credit is applied to your students account. This will hopefully cut down on the amount of money owed at the end of the school year.
Posted 05/09/2018 09:40AM
Have you or your children heard about the Black Pearl Student Store? Click the headline to learn about Mr. Laraway's fifth grade class's swashbuckling shop. It is located in C7 and is open on Thursdays at 7:45 a.m. Get your loot now before it closes for the year on May 31!
Posted 05/07/2018 09:43AM
We know many have had questions regarding the current negotiations process with Evergreen Teachers Association; we provide an update and talk next steps
Posted 05/06/2018 08:30AM
Consider Making a Difference in Your Child's School. Silver Oak School Site Council (SSC) plays an important role in decision-making our school. Our SSC meets 5-6 times a year and is made up of a group of teachers, parents and staff who work with the principal to develop, review and evaluate school improvement programs and school budgets. We are looking for Silver Oak parents to join the SCC. To learn more click on the story headline.
Posted 05/03/2018 02:46PM
On April 11, 491 Evergreen students were recognized as proficient in English.
Posted 05/03/2018 07:48AM
Famous persons paper mache dolls, the connection between speed and energy, biomimicry and exoskeletons are just some of the fascinating things students explored in the Fab Lab in March and April. To see pictures and the experiments, click this story's headline.
Posted 05/03/2018 07:37AM
Silver Oak's STEAM Project Specialist and Coach, Veronica Gardener, is looking for volunteers to help in our FabLab. Click on the story headline to learn more about where you can lend your time and talent to our Fab STEAM program.
Posted 05/02/2018 09:41PM
Thank you 6th grade parents for registering your children for the Promotion Events for the Class of 2018! We are at 100% registration! REMINDER...the deadline to upload your photos for the Class of 2018 Slideshow is FRIDAY, MAY 11th! Please click the headline for more information.

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