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Welcome New Silver Oak Parents

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Dear New Silver Oak Families,

Welcome to Silver Oak Elementary School. We are so happy you are here. Silver Oak is a wonderful school that focuses on the potential of every child through academic excellence. In addition, Silver Oak is a unique school that values both academic achievement and community. We are fortunate not only to have dedicated and excellent staff, teachers, and children, but also parents who come together to provide our children with the best possible school environment in which to thrive. read more...

For New Parents

New Parent Information

Ambassador Program

Welcome to Silver Oak Elementary School… We are so excited to have you join our community.  Silver Oak is an exceptional school that is highly academic and challenging. It is a place where the Silver Oak staff, teachers, and parents have our kid’s best interests at heart. It is a community that cares. It takes a village these days to raise our children and our community at Silver Oak is a place where academics and our community come together to help our kids achieve their highest potential.

Support your School

It is important to know that a wonderful school is truly a product of involved parents, staff, teachers and kids.  Silver Oak is very successful because of these elements.  All parents are encouraged to support our school through time and money.  How can you help?  You can help by getting involved and donating to Silver Oak.  

 
 

Giving Your Time:  This can be done by volunteering in your child(ren)’s classroom.  This is at the discretion of the teacher.  You can get involved by volunteering in our parent organizations (PTO). There will be opportunities throughout the year. You can always check the PTO page tab located to the far right on the front of the school's website. 

 
 

Giving Your Money$:  To keep all of the enrichment programs at Silver Oak it is encouraged for parents to contribute financially through the PTO. You can support enrichment at Silver Oak by pledging funds today or attending one of our many fundraising events throughout the school year.  

 

Earn Free Money for Our School: Every time you shop on Amazon.com or at Lucky's grocery store, Target or Office Depot, use eScript or collect Box Tops coupons these companies give money to our school.  To learn more about how to get started, go to Silver Oak's Give Back to School programs.

New Parent FAQ

 

FAQ for New Students and Parents to Silver Oak

If you’re coming to Silver Oak for the first time, here is some info to help you adjust...

 

Q. When is the first day of school? When are the holidays?
A. School begins in the 2015 - 2016 school year on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 8:05 a.m. for grades 1-6.  Morning kindergarten starts at 8:05 a.m. and afternoon kindergarten begins at 11:45 a.m.  The complete schedule including holidays is always available on the front page of our school website.


Q. When do I find out who my child’s teacher is for the upcoming school year?
A.  Kindergarten:  Kindergarten orientation begins at 12:30 p.m. in the school's multipurpose room on Tuesday, August 18. After a short meeting with our principal, kindergarteners will find out their class assignment and meet their teacher.

 

Grades 1-6:  Class placements will be posted by 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 18 on your PowerSchool parent portal. If you want to be able to see your child's classroom assignment for 1st - 6th grade for the upcoming school year, you MUST register on PowerSchool. New families will receive their student ID in the Evergreen District mailing to your home in August, if not sooner from the school office. Please click PowerSchool to register. If you have problems registering, please call the school office at 408.223.4515 for assistance. 

 

Q. What is the school schedule?

A. School starts at 8:05 a.m. and ends at 2:15 p.m. for grades 1-6 M,T,W,F. Every Thursday starting in the second week of school for grades 1-6 is minimum day. School minimum day is 8:05 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. The schedule is the same every day unless there is an assembly or other special event. View the daily bell schedule.


Q. How does school drop-off and pick-up work?
A. Please refer to the school drop-off and pick-up protocol.

 

Q. If my child is sick or absent?

A:  If your child is sick from school please call the Silver Oak office at 408.223.4515 to report this absence.  All sickness are considered excused.  If you are planning to take your child out of school for a vacation please call the Silver Oak office at 408.223.4515.  Please note that these types of absences are considered unexcused.  For the school’s policy on absences please go to: so.schoolloop.com/policies

 

Q. How can I help or involved in my child’s school
A. Silver Oak Elementary PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) is looking for volunteers to support our educational enrichment programs, family events and fundraising efforts. We rely on donations from student's families and the community to ensure our children's education is the best that it can be. To learn how you can help, please join us at our Welcome Back to School Social on Wednesday, August 19 or go to so.schoolloop.com/pto to learn more about the programs PTO supports.

 

Q:  What is Silver Oak’s website address?

A:  http://so.schoolloop.com

 

Q:  What is Evergreen School District's website address?

A:  www.eesd.org

Register on School Loop & PowerSchool

Keeping in touch with parents and caregivers is important to us at Silver Oak. There are two online systems we use at Silver Oak to stay in touch.

  • School Loop lets us keep you up to date on what is happening at school. Through School Loop we send out information about school events, holidays, and other important activities.
  • PowerSchool is the system we use to contact you in case of an emergency. On this site you will tell us who you want us to contact and where you want us to contact you...on email, through text or calling your home or mobile phone.

It is important that you register on both systems to help us help you get information about your child in a timely manner. Please click on the registration guides below to help you get started:

School Loop Registration Instructions

PowerSchool Registration Instructions