Silver Oak Newsroom

Posted 03/22/2018 12:00AM
Get a sitter and dust off those dancing shoes! Parents' Night Out is coming! The PTO is proud to announce we have partnered with SCVCC to host our event at the clubhouse on FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018. All proceeds will benefit the Silver Oak STEAM Lab. Please save the date and stay tuned for more info very soon!
Posted 03/22/2018 12:19AM
Silver Oak, it is your time to shine! Registation is opening soon for the 2018 Silver Oak PTO Talent Show! Share your talent with your friends and family! Start deciding on your act now, and if you will perform on your own or in a group. Click the headline for more information.
Posted 03/21/2018 07:39PM
Kindergartners gave Mr. Daniel Munoz a warm welcome back to Silver Oak this week when he returned as our full-time daytime custodian. Mr. Daniel was our school's nighttime custodian from 2003-2008. Please join all of us in saying, "Welcome to Silver Oak!"
Posted 03/21/2018 03:11PM
Click to read about the Project Cornerstone book selection for March-April.
Posted 03/20/2018 06:08PM
4th grade students are demonstrating jump rope tricks and skills during recess and lunch break to help Silver Oak students in 1st - 6th grades get ready for the March 29 Jump Rope for Life event. This event supports the American Heart Association's efforts to help prevent heart disease. Donation sheets were sent home in Friday folders last week and should be turned into school by Friday, April 14.
Posted 03/19/2018 03:02PM
March 2018 Mental Health District Committee Newsletter now available
Posted 03/19/2018 08:00AM
We have a winner! 4th grade, Mrs. Wong's class, with 272 box tops! A pizza party will be on the way! Runner up was Mrs. Weber class with 208. Great Job! Yearly totals so far keep Mr. Mahr's class in the lead by only 1 box top over Mrs. Richard's class. This will be a close finish!
Posted 03/17/2018 10:00PM
Silver Oak will be closed for Spring Break March 30 - April 6. School resumes Monday, April 9 at 8:05 a.m.
Posted 03/15/2018 09:04AM
Student Council is selling Smencils for $1 each during lunchtime on March 21, 23, 26 and 27. Supplies are limited. Students may only buy 10 per purchase and may not re-sell. Smencils will be delivered by March 29.
Posted 03/14/2018 10:48PM
Silver Oak rolled out the red carpet on Friday, 3/9, for a full house at our first annual Bollywood Night! Click the headline to view a slideshow from this fantastic Silver Oak PTO community event! Thank you to all that supported the event as sponsors, and to all the attended! Can't wait until next year!
Posted 03/14/2018 08:51AM
International Night takes off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22. Travel around the world in one evening to learn and experience the different cultures within our own Silver Oak school community. There will be performances, a costume parade, souvenirs, delicious food and lots of fun!
Posted 03/14/2018 07:58PM
Silver Oak Students love our STEAM Lab and Coach Veronica Gardener. Mrs. Gardener awards points to classes for good behavior in the lab each trimester. Read the story to learn which classes were winners and which prizes they chose.
Posted 03/14/2018 08:30AM
PTO Thanks our Birthday Book Club Participants! We are pleased to share that 33 Birthday Book Club students have chosen books to be donated to their classroom or school library for the month of February. Happy birthday to you, and thank you!
Posted 03/13/2018 03:17PM
View the power point presentation being shared during budget consultation sessions
Posted 03/12/2018 10:24PM
Congratulations to the following students who got a full score on the fifth Math Olympiad contest!
Posted 03/12/2018 10:19PM
After ably running the PTO Birthday Book Club in recently years, parent coordinations Ramya Kumarasamy, Linda Kalna, and Tracy Garfinkel are ready to step down. The PTO is looking for a new coordinator (or small team) to run this popular, literacy-focused program. The current team is more than happy to pass on all necessary information about running the program.
Posted 03/08/2018 01:56PM
PEER (Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing) Foundation, a locally-based non-profit organization started by two local entrepreneurs, is taking an innovative approach to education enrichment.
Posted 03/08/2018 08:39AM
Plate tectonics with graham crackers and Cool Whip, brightness of the sun and stars, rock formations and weather are just some of the wonderful things students explored in the Fab Lab last month. To see pictures and the experiments, click this story's headline.
Posted 03/06/2018 07:52PM
Attention 6th grade parents. Are you interested in your child attending LSI for the 2018-2019 school year? Join us at Parent Night Monday, March 19 from 6-7 p.m. in the Quimby Oak Gym at 3190 Quimby Road. The application deadline for the 2018-2019 school year is May 25. Complete applications and all supporting documents must be turned in to the Quimby Oak Middle School Office by May 25 to be included in the lottery. Please click the headline to find a link to the online application.
Posted 03/06/2018 01:49PM
Hundreds of students and parents made the 3rd Annual STEAM Night/Maker Faire a big success this year. The "Make your own Bouncy Ball" was by far the most popular station with kids of all ages following step-by-step instructions to create their own high and sometimes wild flying bouncy balls. Classroom and individual Science Fair projects were on display. Peer Foundation and Mathnasium added to the fun and learning!
Posted 03/06/2018 11:31AM
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 03/06/2018 11:18AM
ESD to take part in March for Our Lives March 24, and information on planned "17 minute walkout" March 14
Posted 03/06/2018 10:41AM
Parent Information Nights are being held at 6:30 p.m. on March 28 and April 25 in room BT1 at Bulldog Tech located at 1865 Monrovia Drive. The school is in the back of the east parking lot by the track on the Leyva Middle School campus. Click the headline to find a link to the application.
Posted 03/06/2018 09:22AM
Have you been hearing about the Evergreen School District budget cuts and want to learn more about these reductions? Join Superintendent Gomez and CBO Yang Monday, March 26 at 3:30 p.m in Silver Oak's multipurpose room for an in-depth look at the district budget and the recommended cuts.
Posted 03/01/2018 10:03AM
Our Superintendent and Presidents of our unions argue that recent calls to arm teachers misses the mark in a big way.

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