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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 307

  • Written by Will Anderson
"The mission of ImpactAVillage is to support projects that improve education and healthcare in communities around the world. ImpactAVillage works in ways that encourage local communities to support and take ownweship of projects!"

Mary Silveira Elementary School

Home of the Stars!

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Sunday, April 22nd

Earth Day - We are celebrating by asking that all plastic forks or spoons be kept at home throughout the week

Monday, April 23rd

Please keep plastic forks and spoons at home  

Coin Drive Begins to support ImpactAVillage

Tuesday, April 24th 

Dixie District Board meeting comes to Mary Silveira, 7:00pm, MPR

Miller Creek Student Orientation at MES, 8:30am

Please keep plastic forks and spoons at home

Coin Drive continues to support ImpactAVillage

Wednesday April 25th

Secretaries Day - Mrs. Devine (Primary Secretary) and Carmen Boyer (Assistant Secretary), are utterly fantastic!

Please keep plastic forks and spoons at home

Coin Drive continues to support ImpactAVillage

Thursday, April 26th

Spring Concert - 3rd-5th grade performing in the MPR at 1:45. 2nd grade students are invited to attend. We would love to have K-1 but alas, there is no room.

Please keep plastic forks and spoons at home

Coin Drive continues to support ImpactAVillage

Friday, April 27th

Welcome our Principal of the Day, Samantha Chew!

Life Skill Assembly, Problem Solving, 8:30am, MPR - This will include a recognition and thank you to Tim Walsh, retiring after 40+ years of service in the Dixie District. Amazing!

Stellar Readers Pizza Celebration, Grades 1-2 at lunch

Please keep plastic forks and spoons at home and thank you for helping to make this week an environmentally beautiful one!

Coin Drive continues to support ImpactAVillage

Read More: Principal Letter 307

Principal Letter 306

  • Written by Will Anderson

"Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn." Lewis Grizzard

Mary Silveira Elementary School

Home of the Stars!

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Monday, April 16th

Event Free

Tuesday, April 17th 

Event Free

Wednesday April 18th

Special Guest Author, grades 1-5, MPR, 9:00-10:00 - Parents, if you want to be amazed, you are going to want to attend this assembly and hear the true story of this author from Sudan!

5th grade Student Portrait. 1:00pm. Have your children look sharp.

Any 5th grade parents interested in meeting with 5th grade teachers to review promotion event and get involved, stop by room 6 at 1:30.

School Site Council Meeting, 3:30-4:30, Staff Room

Thursday, April 19th

Miller Creek Middle School 5th grade Parent Orientation, 6:00-7:00. Hear about their program and what is in store for your child next year!

Friday, April 20th

Teachers Luncheon - Thank you MESHSA for taking care of our staff all year long!

Sunday, April 22nd

Official Earth Day - The week of the 23rd we are aiming for a Green Week, with a green strategy each day.

Read More: Principal Letter 306

Principal Letter 305

  • Written by Will Anderson

"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."  - Robert H. Schuller 

9871Monday, April 2nd

Guest Reader's Day, throughout the morning (See below)

K-5 Book Drive continues

Tuesday, April 3rd 

Book Recommendation Day, throughout the day (See below)

K-5 Book Drive continues

MESHSA Meeting 8:30am, Staff Room

Wednesday April 4th

Parent's and PJ's Day, Please be sure to ahve at least one parent/guardian there for your child, 8:14-8:45 (See below) 

K-5 Book Drive continues

Thursday, April 5th

Dress up as your Favorite Character Day, throughout the day (See below)

K-5 Book Drive continues

Special Assembly, Zun Zun, Water (See below)

Friday, April 6th

Guest Author Day Assembly, Welcome Deborah Underwood! (See below)

Last day of our K-5 Book Drive

Final Walker Creek Payment Due - $200

Read More: Principal Letter 305

Principal Letter 304

  • Written by Will Anderson

“Whenever one person stands up and says, 'Wait a minute, this is wrong' it helps other people do the same" - Gloria Steinem

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Silveira Book Drive Continues - Please bring in any K-5 books you are no longer in need of. We would like to provide them for an after school enrichment program in the canal area of San Rafael. Bring that "Silveira Love" by stopping them off in our MPR each morning.

Tuesday, March 27th 

K-5 Book Drive continues

Local Control Accountability Plan meeting with Site Council, 3:30-5:00, District Office (See below)

Wednesday March 28th

K-5 Book Drive continues

Thursday, March 29th

K-5 Book Drive continues

Friday, March 30th

K-5 Book Drive continues

Special Acceptance Life Skill Assembly, 8:30am: Starbucks, Walkathon Raffle Tickets, and 2nd half of our Talent Showcase!

Read More: Principal Letter 304

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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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