Silver Oak Newsroom

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 05/20/2019 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 05/17/2019 05:00AM
Silver Oak will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day
Posted 05/16/2019 02:50PM
We are pleased to introduce our Fall 2019 Silver Oak PTO Board!
Posted 05/15/2019 06:54PM
All are invited to come enjoy the musical performances of our Silver Oak Bands and 4th Grade Choir at our annual Spring Concert! Click the headline for more information...
Posted 05/15/2019 01:10PM
Parents and students are invited to join us at our end of the year Open House & Art Show on May 23. The Art Show begins at 5:00 p.m. and the Open House begins at 5:30 p.m. This is a wonderful time to celebrate with your children the projects, writing, art and other classwork they have accomplished throughout their school year. It is also a great time to meet teachers and visit classrooms in the grade your child will be in next year.
Posted 05/15/2019 10:00AM
Is your family going to be new to Silver Oak this fall? Please join us for this parent-only informational event about our school. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about our curriculum, teaching philosophies, and programs, as well as tour our campus, meet our principal and ask questions. Come see what Silver Oak is all about!
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 05/14/2019 01:35PM
As our Silver Oak girls prepare for their 5K run on May 18, they are also organizing a donations drive to benefit StandUp for Kids. You can participate by donating non-perishable food/snack items, toiletries and more. Drop off your donations in the boxes outside the office/multipurpose room now through Monday, May 20. Silver Oak Girls on the Run thanks you for your support! Click the headline for details.
Posted 05/12/2019 09:26PM
Classified School Employee Week is May 19 - 25. Please take a moment to say a heartfelt THANK YOU to all our classified employees! Every day, classified employees are building connections and inspiring lives at our schools. From transporting and feeding students to teaching them vital skills and ensuring that schools are operating smoothly, classified employees are integral to public education.
Posted 05/10/2019 08:00AM
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 05/09/2019 03:00PM
Our Project Cornerstone book title for April was is "One", by Kathryn Otoshi - a story about acceptance, tolerance, and ultimately standing up for yourself or others. The book for May is "The Recess Queen" by Alexis O'Neill. This story also covers standing up for yourself, as well as conflict resolution skills.
Posted 05/09/2019 10:49AM
This June marks the end of a legacy for three of Silver Oak's original and beloved staff members. Mr. Bill Laraway, Mrs. Kim Roberts and Mrs. Lori Murnin are retiring at the end of this school year. The three of them have over 86 years in education and 65 years teaching at Silver Oak with every minute of every day dedicated to supporting the growth of our students. On May 31 we will be celebrating their retirement, if you are interested in joining us for this special event, please click the headline.
Posted 05/09/2019 10:28AM
From May 13-24, Silver Oak students in grades 3-6 will join students throughout the state to take the annual California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPP, the state's academic testing program during the month of May. Please make sure to schedule appointments and other activities that may take your child away from school around the testing dates. For links to practice tests and other test information, click the headline.
Posted 05/07/2019 12:00AM
Congratulations to Mrs. Lori Murnin for her nomination for the Super Teacher Award by her student Lauren N. who authored a winning essay/poem for the Super Teacher Contest at San Jose Dental Specialists. The local dental office sponsored the contest for students to share how a teacher has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire them.
Posted 05/05/2019 10:08PM
This is it! This is the last month that you can turn in Box Tops. Check your backpacks, check your garages, check your pantries for those hidden box tops. Return all your Box Tops before May 30 for your classroom to get credit and be in the runningg to win a Pizza Party. Congratulations to Mrs. Fong's class who won our April challenge and will celebrate with a popsicle party.
Posted 05/01/2019 01:51PM
The Silver Oak Girls on the Run (GOTR) teams finished their practice 5K on Monday, April 29th. After 7 weeks of lessons and running, the girls were energized, joyful and ready for the challenge! Smiles all around. The 2019 GOTR season culminates in a larger 5K run for GOTR Silicon Valley on Saturday, May 18th at Vasona Park. Our two Silver Oak teams will be participating. This special 5K run is open to EVERYONE. You can run, walk, stroll, skip, etc. To register visit:
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!

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