School News

Posted 05/17/2019 05:00AM
Silver Oak will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day
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 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 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.

Silver Oak Elementary School

  • 5000 Farnsworth Drive
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  • San Jose, CA 95138
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  • Phone: 408-223-4515
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  • Fax: 408-223-4540
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