Silver Oak Newsroom - All News
Posted 11/11/2019 07:10AM
Location: ESD Board Room, 3188 Quimby Rd. San Jose - Regular Open Session: 6:30 p.m.
Posted 11/13/2019 12:00PM
PTO Thanks our Birthday Book Club Participants! We are pleased to share that 21 students with November birthdays have chosen books to be donated to their classroom or school library this month. Happy birthday to you, and thank you!
Posted 11/12/2019 09:23PM
Show everyone your school spirit by coming dressed each day the week of November 12 - 15, 2019. Click the headline for details.
Posted 11/12/2019 08:00PM
On November 2, Silver Oak started a new program for our students called Saturday Academy. Saturday Academy provides enrichment opportunities for all students while allowing our students to make up missed days of attendance. Missed days of school also result in lost revenue to our schools. Saturday Academy allows our school to recover lost learning as well as lost funding. Click headline to learn more.
Posted 11/12/2019 04:39PM
The Student Council's Sabercat Post news is hot off the presses again. Our student journalists this year are from Mrs. Giacomini's 5th grade class. This edition's writers are Nadezda L., Enna O., Jacob T., Logan G., and Keshav S. Click the headline to read the stories and learn what's going on at Silver Oak.
Posted 11/12/2019 10:29AM
Join Principal Greenfield on Wednesday, November 13th for a discussion with the YWCA and the work they do in our class rooms regarding child abuse prevention and cyber awareness, as well as other topics of interest at Silver Oak Elementary. Meet in the school office conference room at 8:30 a.m.
Posted 11/12/2019 10:23AM
The Kids Heart Challenge is a fun and exciting event led by our 4th grade classes this fall. Through Kids Heart Challenge, kids learn jump rope skills, how their heart works, and they raise money to help kids with special hearts. Have fun, learn how to stay healthy and make a difference in the lives of others!
Posted 11/12/2019 05:00AM
Wednesday, November 20 students have the day off for a teacher in-service day that is set aside for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Click on the story headline to learn tips on how to make the most of your parent teacher conference.
Posted 11/11/2019 10:00AM
Check out all the fabulous experiments going on in the Fab STEAM Lab. Students have been busy creating, destroying, analyzing and learning great things!
Posted 11/11/2019 08:00AM
As the holidays approach we are seeing an increase in student absences. Please do your best to plan vacations during non-school days. Students are only in school for 180 days and each one counts. If you do take time off of school please note that it will count as an unexcused absence.
Posted 11/10/2019 09:00AM
Our Students of the Month deserve a great big applause. Click the headline to see all the students who were honored at this month's Student of the Month ceremony.
Posted 11/07/2019 02:19PM
On Thursday, Silver Oak celebrated its 25th anniversary with cake and a birthday song. The school first opened its doors in 1994 and for 25 years has been providing excellence in education to our community. ESD Board of Trustees Lelia Welch and Chris Corpus joined Superintendent Dr. Flores, Assistant Superintendent Dan Deguara, and Silver Oak PTO board members as over 550 students and staff gathered on the school blacktop to form the shape of the number 25 to commemorate our landmark anniversary. Click headline to see pictures.
Posted 11/07/2019 12:00PM
If you are unhappy with the Fall photos that you have already purchased, your child may have his/her photo taken again on November 22. Simply have your child bring the photos and return them to the photographer when posing for the MAKE UP/RETAKE photo. The 6th grade class panoramic picture will also be taken on this day.
Posted 11/06/2019 09:23AM
This year's Lower Grade Play and BINGO Night are in jeopardy of cancellation if we do not have parent volunteers willing to coordinate them ASAP. Please click the headline to learn what is involved with being a program/event lead... grab a friend and volunteer. These PTO programs are too awesome to cancel... we are counting on you!
Posted 11/05/2019 06:09PM
November's Project Cornerstone book title is "My Secret Bully", by Trudy Ludwig. This story focuses its message on relational bullying, and one little girl's experience with her "friend". Cornerstone classrooms will discuss how students can recognize if this is happening to them, and explore possible ways to seek support and deal with the problem.
Posted 11/04/2019 04:00PM
In preparing for the colder weather and rainy season remember the saying "no bad weather, only bad clothing." Students should be prepared for recess outside on rainy days. This means waterproof boots, waterproof overcoats, hats, mittens and umbrellas. Our goal is to balance the physical activity our students need to release during the day and be ready to learn while keeping our students safe. To learn more about our policy at Silver Oak, click the headline.
Posted 11/04/2019 02:57PM
Announcing the results! Mr. Peckham's class earned Silver Oak the most money with a total of 255 box tops! Congratulations and Thank You! The runner up was Mrs. Price's class with 224, and third most was collected by Mrs. Nissen's class with 205 box tops. Great job and thanks to all who participated in this easy and free program to earn $$s for our school! We're collecting box tops every month, so keep clipping and bringing your box tops into your classroom and/or scan your receipts with the box tops app.
Posted 11/01/2019 08:16AM
Don't miss Silver Oak's second annual Bollywood Dance Night Friday, November 15th! Bring the family... everyone is invited and welcome to come enjoy an evening of dance, food, henna, drums and crafts! Visit the photo booth take home a photo keepsake. Admission is FREE. No dance experience necessary! See you in Bollywood!
Posted 10/31/2019 06:26AM
The pumpkins in town needed help! They didn't want to be carved for Halloween. Here's where our Silver Oak Second Graders came in to save the day. Click the headline to read more about this special second grade mission!
Posted 10/29/2019 11:30AM
Evergreen School District understands that the school consolidation process is met with many questions and concerns by our community. Click the headline to learn more about how our new School Consolidation webpages can keep you up to date on all the latest news and announcements, a timeline, FAQs and other important background.
Posted 10/27/2019 07:00AM
At the upcoming November 14 meeting, the Board will discuss the school consolidation plan including timeline and decisions regarding the process. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Evergreen School District Board Room, 3188 Quimby Rd. San Jose, CA 95148. Agenda for this meeting will be available 72 hours before the meeting.
Posted 10/17/2019 01:41PM
Silver Oak PTO will once again be offering the Math Kangaroo Competition via Silver Oak. Only students CURRENTLY enrolled at Silver Oak are eligible to take the test at the Silver Oak center. Reserve your space on the team today!
Posted 10/12/2019 04:37PM
Evergreen School District Dual Language Immersion Opportunities! Please take our survey! (Distrito Escolar Evergreen Oportunidades de inmersión en dos idiomas! Por favor complete nuestra encuesta!) (Cơ hội học tập song ngữ! Hãy làm khảo sát của chúng tôi!)
Posted 09/23/2019 09:40PM
Beginning in October, students are invited to join Mrs. Gardener each Friday in the Fab STEAM Lab, after they eat lunch, to participate in fun STEAM related activities. To learn more about the different topics and projects they will explore each Friday of every month, click the headline.
Posted 09/23/2019 01:00PM
We are looking for parents interested in lending their time and talent to Robotics, Coding & 3D Printing, Science Fridays, Fab Lab classrooms, and 5th & 6th Grade STEAM lessons. There are many opportunities available throughout the year. Please consider helping to lead and inspire our amazing students.