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Posted 02/16/2018 09:44AM
If you are at least age 65 or will be age 65 by June 30, 2019, you may file for exemption from the annual $100 Evergreen School District parcel tax on your principal residence.
Posted 02/16/2018 09:28AM
The Evergreen School District is accepting applications from parents or community members interested in filling one vacant position on the Budget Advisory Committee.
Posted 02/15/2018 12:13AM
As a part of the budget cuts the School Board recently approved, Silver Oak recently received notification that the district will no longer pay its portion of our STEAM Lab teacher's salary, effective fall 2018. Please click the story headline to read about the options we have considered, and what Silver Oak families may be able to do to help.
Posted 02/15/2018 06:10AM
Congratulations to the following students who got a full score on the fourth Math Olympiad contest!
Posted 02/15/2018 12:54AM
Thank you to all who participated in our Silver Oak PTO For a Day & Pastimes Auction. It was a busy week of bidding and out bidding. The winners have been notified and plans are underway for lots of fun quality time for the lucky winners and their Silver Oak teachers and staff. The For A Day events and luncheon take place in less than two weeks on Wednesday, February 28. Check back for a slideshow as all these events take place.
Posted 02/15/2018 12:12AM
Join us for our 3rd annual Silver Oak's STEAM Night & Makers Faire on Thursday, March 1 from 6-7:30 p.m. Many exciting hands on activities and exhibits promise an entertaining evening for all. So mark your calendar for this family event you won't want to miss!
Posted 02/15/2018 12:09AM
Come join the fun and volunteer for one of the many exciting exhibits at our Silver Oak STEAM Night & Maker Faire. Volunteers present simple science demonstrations to kids. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f4daca72ba3f49-silver or email Mrs. Gardener at vgardener@eesd.org. Click the headline for more details.
Posted 02/14/2018 11:56PM
Exciting things are planned for our March 1 STEAM Night. Our Maker Stations are in need of a few items. We are looking for recycled materials like water bottles, small boxes, toilet paper and paper towel rolls (please no milk jugs or large boxes). We also are looking for E-waste for an E-art station. Old ethernet cables, old mouses, items with motherboards and CD's (no batteries, cell phones, printers, or monitors). Donations are needed by Tuesday, February 27 and can be given to Mrs. Gardener in the Fab Lab.
Posted 02/12/2018 11:33PM
The highly popular Silver Oak Book Swap is coming up next month. Each year, we collect over 2,000 books with more than 200 students participating in the PTO Book Swap. Students' donated books can earn them "Saber Book Bucks" to use for "new" books, help our school library obtain some "new" books, and help less fortunate children from other schools get much needed books.
Posted 02/12/2018 03:23PM
Mark your calendar and plan to bring the whole family to Silver Oak's first Bollywood Dance Night! This event is for everyone... admission is free! Come learn some new dance moves and spend the evening with fellow Silver Oak families at this fun and festive community event!
Posted 02/08/2018 10:25AM
Watch a recording of the 2/7 webinar discussing the 2018 LCAP and providing a budget update with Superintendent Gomez and Assistant Superintendent Deguara.
Posted 02/07/2018 03:17PM
Click headline for listing of grade by grade projects completed in the FabLab in December 2017 & January 2018.
Posted 02/07/2018 03:08PM
2018-2019 Kindergarten Registration packets will be available beginning Tuesday, February 27 in the school office between 9 a.m - 3 p.m. Please contact our school office at 408-223-4515 with any questions.
Posted 02/07/2018 12:00PM
School is closed February 19-23 for the Presidents' Week holiday. School resumes Monday, February 26.
Posted 02/07/2018 05:00AM
Please check your pantries, closets, and garages for box tops. A Box Top expiration date of 3/1/18 is coming up and we don't want to miss out on our Box Tops $s. Please bring in all your Box Tops clippings to school by Tuesday, February 27. Expired Box Tops CANNOT be accepted and turned in for our school.
Posted 02/06/2018 03:55PM
Our next budget discussions with Superintendent Gomez and CBO Yang - Feb. 13 at 4:30 p.m.; again at 6:30 p.m.
Posted 02/06/2018 10:02AM
The global public art initiative, Portals, has arrived in Evergreen.
Posted 02/05/2018 06:00AM
Please note, change of location. Meeting will be held at Dove Hill Elementary School.
Posted 01/31/2018 10:50PM
This month's ABC book: "Through My Eyes" by Ruby Bridges is the true story of a six-year-old black girl who on November 14, 1960 walked through a mob of screaming segregationists escorted by Federal Marshals into her new school in New Orleans, Louisiana. Surrounded by racial turmoil, Ruby spent first grade learning to read with the help of one supportive teacher.
Posted 01/26/2018 10:44AM
A summary of the ESD budget process and where we stand at this point in time.
Posted 01/22/2018 06:00AM
Attention 6th grade parents! All students entering 7th grade next school year must have their TDAP immunization before they will be allowed to attend middle school. Deadline to turn in proof of immunization to Cassie or Liz in the front office is Thursday, April 13. Student's who have not provided proof by the deadline will be delayed in selecting their elective classes for next school year.
Posted 01/19/2018 09:34AM
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 01/12/2018 09:08AM
Evergreen School District Science Fair will be held Thursday, March 15 at Quimby Oaks Middle School from 6:30-7:30 p.m.. At Silver Oak some grades will make it project based and in some grades participation is optional. If parents have any questions, please contact your child's teacher. The 2018 handbook with requirements for this year's Science Fair can be found by clicking on the headline.
Posted 12/13/2017 10:00PM
Click headline for listing of grade by grade projects completed in the FabLab in November 2017.
Posted 12/13/2017 03:23PM
In recent weeks eight Evergreen schools have hosted the Google Expeditions AR Pioneer Program.

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