Silver Oak Newsroom

Posted 05/23/2019 07:25PM
Silver Oak will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.
Posted 05/16/2019 01:53PM
Join us THURSDAY MAY 30 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 05/24/2019 02:00AM
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 7 at 12:45 p.m. and at 1:25 p.m. Come to one or to both celebrations!
Posted 05/23/2019 11:30PM
For those rising third through sixth graders who are looking for summer reading ideas, we are happy to report that the book lists for next year's Battle of the Books contest are now posted. There are separate lists for grades 3-4 and grades 5-6. Each list consists of 20 excellent titles, a mix of classic and new, selected by the America's Battle of the Books organization.
Posted 05/23/2019 11:17PM
Thank you to all who helped make this year's talent show "The Greatest Show!" Click the headline for a slideshow of some of the fun.
Posted 05/23/2019 10:02PM
Over the past six years, under Mr. Laraway's leadership, our generous Silver Oak community has donated $45,000 to this worthwhile organization in support of our puppy Sol and others in the South Bay. With Mr. Laraway's retirement this year we are in the final year of this program and have a goal to collect $20 (or more) per student at Silver Oak to raise the final $10,000 to fully fund the total cost of our dog's care and training. This week, fifth grade students hosted two big events here at Silver Oak: on Thursday evening they presented a high-energy, exhibit-style Open House; and on Friday they presented two school-wide assemblies about Silver Oak's Make It Pawsible fundraising campaign to all Silver Oak students; which mark the kickoff to the final fundraising campaign. Please click the headline for more details and information on how you can participate in this worthwhile program.
Posted 05/23/2019 09:40PM
Twenty nine fantastic Silver Oak 4th - 6th grade girls ran, walked and skipped their way to the finish line during the Saturday, May 18, 5K run at Lake Vasona Park in Los Gatos. More than 5,000 people participated in this year's 5K. Over the past 10 weeks these amazing girls trained to complete a 5K run while learning essential life skills with an emphasis placed on independent thinking, the importance of making healthy choices, healthy group dynamics and problem solving. Coaches are needed for next years team. Stay tuned for more information and how to join next year's Girls on the Run.
Posted 05/23/2019 09:11PM
The summer is nearly here and I am asking for your help with bringing back any library books that you have at home. All books should be returned by Thursday, May 23. Please help your child(ren) look for our books at home and return them ASAP. Thanks for your support and cooperation. It's been a fabulous year!
Posted 05/23/2019 03:41PM
4th Grade Choir and our Silver Oak Beginning and Advanced Bands gave wonderful performances at our annual Spring Concert this past Wednesday, May 22! Click the headline for more, and to view a summary slideshow...
Posted 05/23/2019 02:41PM
The Evergreen School District Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Emy Flores to the position of Superintendent of Evergreen School District subject to ratification of the employment agreement at the June 13, 2019 Board of Trustees Regular Meeting.
Posted 05/22/2019 08:00AM
Please take a minute to access your PowerSchool accounts, review that your contact information in the Account Preferences and Emergency Contacts screens are correct and then file your login information somewhere you can easily find it on August 20. This is especially important because at the start of the 2019-20 school year, you will only be able to find out your children's new class assignments by logging on this system. Click on the headline for instructions.
Posted 05/21/2019 05:13PM
Please check the lost and found for clothing and other items that have been left on the school grounds. The lost and found bin and racks are located in the Multipurpose room near D-wing. The last day to claim items is Thursday, June 13. All unclaimed items will be donated within the Evergreen Elementary School District.
Posted 05/20/2019 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 05/16/2019 02:50PM
We are pleased to introduce our Fall 2019 Silver Oak PTO Board!
Posted 05/15/2019 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 04/17/2019 07:31AM
We are seeking new members for the Measure M Citizens' Oversight Committee. Measure M funds are designated to upgrade and construct classrooms and hands-on science and technology labs and restrooms, help increase campus security and improve overall energy efficiency. Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on June 28.
Posted 03/27/2019 09:44PM
2019-2020 Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten Registration packets are available in the school office between 9 a.m - 3 p.m. Please contact our school office at 408-223-4515 with any questions. Registration packets for grades 1 through 6 will be available on April 10. Click the headline for details.
Posted 03/13/2019 03:15PM
Incoming 7th and 8th grade applications for Bulldog Tech are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications are available at LeyVa Middle School or Bulldog Tech offices located at 1865 Monrovia Drive or click the headline to download the application. Application deadline is May 31.
Posted 02/25/2019 11:09AM
Would you like to be part of the STEAM Lab fun and learning? Please sign up through our Sign Up Genius form. Even just one hour of your time, would help out greatly. *** New slots available for STEAM Night on March 7 *** Click the headline for more details.
Posted 02/16/2019 01:55PM
Calendars for 2019-2020 & 2020-2021 academic years are now available.
Posted 01/15/2019 07:54PM
It's that time of year again, science fair is upon us. Grades 1st thru 6th will be participating. Most students will complete all of the work in class and or in the STEAM Lab. 12 winners will be selected to represent Silver Oak at the district level on Thursday, March 21 at Quimby Oak. The winners and some classes will also display their projects at Silver Oak's 4th annual STEAM Night & Makers Faire on Thursday, March 7.
Posted 11/08/2018 04:05PM
Check out all the fabulous things going on in the Fab STEAM Lab. Students have been busy creating, destroying, analyzing and learning great things!
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.

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