Upcoming Events

4th Grade CAASPP testing
Mon May 2 - Sat May 7
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Teacher Appreciation Week
Mon May 2 - Sat May 7
12:00 am - 12:00 am

MESHSA Meeting
Wed May 4
8:15 am - 9:30 am

School Site Council
Wed May 4
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stellar Readers Party at lunch in the MPR - Grades 1-2
Thu May 5
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CA Distinguished School Round 1

Mary E. Silveira Elementary is a California Distinguished School

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Recognizing and celebrating the diversity, strengths and inquisitive spirit of every child.

Principal Letter #231

  • Written by Will Anderson

"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship" - Louisa May Alcott -Writer (Little Women)

SAM 7099Monday, May 2nd

TEACHER APPRECIATION: BRING A FLOWER TO YOUR CHILD'S TEACHER

4th grade CAASPP testing begins (English Language Arts/Literacy)

5th grade CST science testing (See below)

Tuesday, May 3rd

TEACHER APPRECIATION: BRING A HOMEMADE CARD TO YOUR CHILD'S TEACHER

4th grade CAASPP testing continues (English Language Arts/Literacy)

Official National Teacher Appreciation Day

Wednesday, May 4th 

TEACHER APPRECIATION: BRING A SCHOOL SUPPLY ITEM OF YOUR CHOICE TO YOUR CHILD'S TEACHER

SPIRIT DAY - Star Wars Day! Wear favorite Star Wars costume! Student Service Council selected this gem.

4th grade CAASPP testing continues (English Language Arts/Literacy)

NATIONAL RIDE YOUR BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY! I will be riding my bike to school starting on Holly Drive and Hickory and working my way up Las Gallinas. I am planning on departing at about 7:45. Join us if you dare! Any other parents who would like to join, please do!

Shoe Drive ends for Mission Atletica. Please send any athletic shoes you are no longer wearing to MES and place in yellow barrel in front of our school.

MESHSA Board meeting, 8:15 staff room. please come and sit in and see what is happening at your child's school. This is a lively group. You may even have an interest in joining!

Site Council meeting 4:00-5:00pm

Thursday, May 5th 

TEACHER APPRECIATION: BRING A TREAT TO YOUR CHILD'S TEACHER

4th grade CAASPP testing continues (Math)

Friday, May 6th

TEACHER APPRECIATION: BRING A SPECIAL TREAT, SUPPLY, OR FLOWER TO CHILD'S SPECIALIST 

4th grade CAASPP testing concludes (Math)

Teacher Appreciation: MESHSA providing treats for staff - THANK YOU!

Scotty's Golf Tournament

Read More: Principal Letter #231

Principal Letter #230

  • Written by Will Anderson

"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship" - Louisa May Alcott -Writer (Little Women)

SAM 6958Monday, April 25th

All week long, lost and found clothes will be hanging on the fence in front of the school. Please pick up before Friday as they will be donated to a good cause Friday afternoon.

L.C.A.P. (Local Control Accountability Plan) meeting for parents. 3:30-5:00, Dixie District Office, 380 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael, CA 94903, to discuss district goals and related finances! We welcome you to join us!

Tuesday, April 26th

Band and 3rd grade music performance, 2:00-2:30 in the MPR

5th grade Miller Creek Student Orientation, 9:30am, MPR. Students will have an opportunity to meet with key members of the school, ask questions, and get acquainted with their program. Exciting!

National bus Driver Day! Bet you did not have that one on your calendar. If you have the time it would be super great to have your son or daughter write a little card or bring a flower or something yummy to their bus driver. They work awfully hard to ensure kids arrive to school safe. Thanks!

Wednesday, April 27th

Secretaries Day! Our very own Mrs. Devine and Mrs. Boyer rock the house daily!

Walking Wednesday. I encourage you to walk to school with your children each Wednesday. Good habit, great air time, and opportunities for great conversations! My son will be attending Miller Creek next year in the 5th grade and I am excited about biking with him to school!

5th grade promotion committee meeting on Wednesday at 1:30 start time in the staff room to plan for the event! While there is already a committee in place, if you are interested in playing a part, stop by and introduce yourself and help plan with our leaders!  

Thursday, April 28th 

Orchestra and Choir music performance, 2:00-2:30 in the MPR

Friday, April 29th

WELCOME EVAN MILLER, PRINCIPAL OF THE DAY!

Life Skill Assembly, Problem Solving, 8:30am.

Read More: Principal Letter #230

Principal Letter #229

  • Written by Will Anderson

"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship" - Louisa May Alcott -Writer (Little Women)

SAM 6523Monday, April 18th

Help me welcome our Principal of the Day, Frances O'Connor, 3rd grade, Mrs. Hu's class!

Mission Altletica Show Drive begins today! (See below)

Help your son/daughter gather their Walkathon pledges and thank you for helping support MES!

Tuesday, April 19th

Help your son/daughter gather their Walkathon pledges and thank you for helping support MES!

Wednesday, April 20th

School Site Council Meeting - District/Site Funding discussion (LCAP). This meeting, as all meetings, are open to the public. We encourage you to attend, listen in, and share your thoughts and ideas with us. This week we will have visitors from the district office stop by and share information about LCAP funding! 4:00-5:00 - Library

Help your son/daughter gather their Walkathon pledges and thank you for helping support MES!

Thursday, April 21st 

5th grade parent orientation at Miller Creek Middle School. 6:30pm.

Help your son/daughter gather their Walkathon pledges and thank you for helping support MES!

Friday, April 22nd

Earth Day!

WALKATHON! Students will walk in groups K-1(9-10), 2-3(10-11), 4-5(11:00-12:00) around the school neighborhood (Please continue to collect pledges into the following few weeks as MES needs all the support we can get!). If it rains the schedule will remain the same but the route will change to the school campus similar to our Halloween route.

Read More: Principal Letter #229

Principal Letter #228

  • Written by Will Anderson

"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship" - Louisa May Alcott -Writer (Little Women)

SAM 6184

Monday, April 4th

Young Author's Fair begins - Guest Reader's Day (See below)

Tuesday, April 5th

Welcome our Principal Of The Day - Tessa Garvey Miller!!

Young Author's Fair continues - Teach a New Word Day (See below)

Wednesday, April 6th

Young Author's Fair continues - Pajama's and Parents Day, 8:14-8:45 (See below)

Walking Wednesday

Thursday, April 7th 

Young Author's Fair continues - Poem in a Pocket Day (See below)

Friday, April 8th

Young Author's Fair continues - Guest Author Visit (See below)

5th Grade students walk to Miller Creek for a Middle School play performance, Beauty and the Beast. (See below)

Read More: Principal Letter #228

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Mary E. Silveira Elementary School
Dixie School District

375 Blackstone Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903

(415) 492-3741

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