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Posted 10/20/2020 08:55AM
Please complete one survey per child by Thursday, October 22nd. We want your input on your preferred learning option for your family. Please note, Distance Learning will remain an option for all.
Posted 10/19/2020 10:00AM
I am reaching out to remind you all how important it is for you to make sure your child has all the materials they need to participate in their distance learning classroom. Please read the article for more information.
Posted 10/16/2020 06:27PM
Please complete one survey per child. Deadline to submit is Thursday, October 22nd.
Posted 10/07/2020 02:34PM
Please read important information and FAQs regarding Measure P, a general obligation bond on the Nov. 3 presidential election ballot.
Posted 10/21/2020 11:31AM
The 8th Annual Silver Oak Battle of the Books will be possible IN-PERSON! Initial battles will commence from 11/2-11/9, and protocols are in place to keep everyone safe while teams have the opportunity to battle each other on campus. Click the headline for battle schedules and safety protocols...
Posted 10/20/2020 08:54AM
Read the story for links to Enrichment Programs being offered this week, including Visual Arts and Speech and Debate classes.
Posted 10/18/2020 09:21PM
Kian G. from Ms. Giacomini's 5th grade class has launched the first ever podcast series for Silver Oak called "Eye of the Sabercat". Episode 3 is now available and includes interviews with 4th grade teacher Ms. Price and Evergreen School District Board Trustee Bonnie Mace. Happy listening!
Posted 10/19/2020 03:45PM
Be happy... Be Brave... Be Drug Free! The 2020 National Red Ribbon Week is being observed at Silver Oak starting Monday, October 26th... with a new spirit theme everyday! Dress up each day and join the fun in support of this important drug-free message. Send us your Red Ribbon Week photos for our wrap up slideshow!
Posted 10/19/2020 03:00PM
School portraits will be taken October 28 through October 30. Please read the story for details on when your child(ren) should be at school to have their picture taken and what procedure to follow.
Posted 10/15/2020 06:56PM
What movie would you like to watch? On November 10, Evergreen School District is hosting a FREE Drive-In Movie Night at Capitol Drive-In. Read story to cast your vote for which movie you'd like to see! 3 choices are provided.
Posted 10/15/2020 10:00AM
Walk/Bike the Block Week came to a close this past Friday, October 9th, and enjoyed fantastic participation from the Silver Oak student body. Click the headline for a fun slideshow and the announcement of our top participation classrooms!
Posted 10/15/2020 09:20AM
The District English Learner Advisory Committee/District Advisory Committee (DELAC/DAC) meeting was the target of a racist and offensive Zoombombing committed Wednesday night. ESD is working with SJ Police and Zoom security to determine the source and identify the individuals responsible.
Posted 10/15/2020 09:00AM
October's Project Cornerstone book title is "The Invisible Boy", by Trudy Ludwig. This month's story focuses on empathy and how to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships. Cornerstone classrooms will discuss how they can practice empathy in their interactions, and make others feel heard, invited and included.
Posted 10/14/2020 09:52PM
Read the story for ideas to show your appreciation for all the effort and heart that our Silver Oak teachers and staff put into creating a positive and successful school learning experience for your child(ren).
Posted 10/14/2020 08:10PM
Read how to create your ParentSquare account and set your language preferences - online or with the ParentSquare app.
Posted 10/14/2020 07:00PM
This year's Parent-Teacher Conferences will take place November 17-19. On November 18 there will be no school, and on November 17 & 19, online learning will end at lunchtime. Your child's teacher will be in touch regarding signing up for specific time slots for your conference, and will provide details on how to meet.
Posted 10/14/2020 08:00AM
Principal Greenfield surprised "Exhibiting Excellence Award" recipients at their homes this week to congratulate them on demonstrating key Habits of Mind traits. Let's give a big round of applause to our EEA recipients!
Posted 10/13/2020 09:02AM
There is no question that 2020 has been a challenging year for most people. Our ideas of what is considered "normal" and our routines and connections have been thrown out the window as we adapt to a new, more isolated way of life. During these challenging times it is important to focus on mental health and understand how to keep ourselves and our children in a positive mental place.
Posted 10/10/2020 08:43AM
At no other time in our history have we experienced this level of student anxiety and depression. As part of educating the whole child, ESD is committed to making sure our children and our families have the right resources and tools available to help them navigate these difficult times. Read more about our new Mental Health & Wellness|CONNECTIONS website for students, parents, and educators.
Posted 10/09/2020 12:41PM
Our partnership with Care Solace, a telehealth and virtual therapy resource is available to help our community. If you or a family member is experiencing anxiety, stress, depression, or other mental health conditions triggered by the current pandemic or other events, we encourage you to use their free services to help access vetted mental health care resources.
Posted 10/09/2020 09:00AM
Our Students of the Month deserve a great big applause. Click the headline to see all the students who were honored this month for this achievement.
Posted 10/08/2020 09:00PM
Silver Oak Librarian, Mrs. Hokanson, has published a new library newsletter. She shares book recommendations for different ages, some Halloween reading recommendations, an author highlight and more. Click the headline to read this first edition of the Silver Oak Elementary Library Newsletter.
Posted 10/08/2020 12:30PM
Do you want to know what's happening around our community and school? Once a month, the SaberCat Post, written by students from Ms. Giacomini's 5th grade class, will inform you about world news, sports, and how students think or feel about different topics. We hope you love reading these articles as much as we love writing them. Take care and always be safe!
Posted 10/07/2020 01:24PM
Silver Oak PTO will once again be offering the Math Kangaroo Competition via Silver Oak. Only students CURRENTLY enrolled at Silver Oak (grades 1-6) are eligible to take the test at the Silver Oak center. Reserve your space on the team today!
Posted 08/19/2020 01:06PM
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