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WELCOME TO SILVER OAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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The mission of Silver Oak Elementary School is to develop the intellectual, physical, and emotional capacities of each child to the fullest extent possible so that each can lead a fulfilling life as a productive worker, citizen, and individual in our society.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW

Covid-19 Pooled Testing

This week, 7 classes tested positive from the 23 classes that were tested. You will be notified by email if your child's classroom is positive. To view all confirmed COVID-19 incidents related to Evergreen School District school sites and offices see the ESD Covid-19 Dashboard. To help manage outbreaks along with having peace of mind that our kids don’t have Covid, weekly pool testing is available. To sign up your child up for Covid testing use this consent form and enter EVERGREEN-SILVER for the access code.

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Covid-19 Guidelines New

With the rise of the Omicron strain of Covid-19 which is more transmissible yet less virulent, the California Department of Public Health has updated its guidelines for schools. Those changes are reflected in Evergreen’s Covid-19 Prevention Plan. Principal Greenfield shares the changes and what it means for the students at Silver Oak that are in close contact or test positive. 

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January's character trait is "Empathy." We will read the book, “The Recess Queen” by Alexis O’Neill

Theme: Peaceful conflict steps.

Goal for January: Empower students to use their skills as UPstanders to create a safe and caring climate on the school playground by using conflict resolution, telling and making a report, and inviting and including all to participate in play.

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January 19, all students in grades 4-6 will take the first qualifying written test for this years Spelling Bee in their classes. 

The top 20 students will be invited to participate in the Oral School Spelling Bee, outside, directly after school on Wednesday, January 26 at 2:25 p.m. Please note that parents/guardians will not be permitted on campus during the Oral Spelling Bee due to Covid restrictions. Parents/Guardians should be ready to pick up students around 3:30 p.m. that day.

The winner on January 26 will represent our school in the Regional Spelling Bee.

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Covid Testing Centers

One of the best strategies to fight the spread of COVID-19 is testing. ESD has officially opened three testing centers. At each our of middle schools, anyone can get tested for COVID-19 and get nearly instant results. Monday to Friday from 7:15 -  8 a.m. and 2:30 - 4 p.m. Testing is free and open to students and staff in Evergreen School District.

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EVERGREEN SCHOOL DISTRICT NEWS

 

COVID-19 Prevention Plan Update

On January 12, 2022, the California Department of Public Health released revised guidance for TK-12 settings in which they identified alternative approaches to contact tracing and quarantine.

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Enrollment and Registration

Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is now open. Learn details about new student registration, Programs of Choice: Spanish Dual Language Immersion, TK and Interdistrict Transfer Renewal Requests for next school year. 

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Superintendent Awards

At the Board of Trustees meeting held Thursday, January 13, Superintendent Awards were presented to the following community partners, staff, parents and volunteers who played a critical part in ensuring Evergreen students are at the center of what we do, and our why.

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Announcing ESD Interim Superintendent

At its board meeting on January 13, 2022, the Evergreen School District Board of Trustees appointed veteran education leader Steve Betando to serve as Evergreen School District’s Interim Superintendent...

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Heal 360 Testing Centers at ESD Middle Schools

Testing opens at 7:15 - 4:00 at our 3 middle schools. Pre-registration is required. Numbers will be assigned to students upon arrival. We ask for your patience and understanding as there may be some delays. Please note, all 3 testing centers at our middle school are open for ESD students and staff ONLY.

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Distance Learning

We are receiving requests to return to Distance Learning. As a reminder, the State of California law does not allow schools to offer distance learning. The ability to offer distance/remote/virtual/synchronous learning expired on June 30, 2020.
   
Despite the COVID-19 surge California is experiencing, in the absence of a state or local health order, Local Education Agencies (LEAs) do NOT have the explicit legal authority to shift to virtual learning.

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Enrollment

Online registration for the 2022-2023 school year is now open.

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For mental health, wellness and community resources, visit ESD's Mental Health & Wellness CONNECTIONS website at wellness.eesd.org.