No Child Left Inside
Friday, April 19th 8:30am-12:30 p.m.
Silva Valley's Fifth Annual “No Child Left
Inside Day” is a school-wide
outdoor classroom experience. Exciting activities such as
habitat exploration, erosion experiments, orienteering, fossils, and solar
observations were staged around the Silva Valley campus. Fourth
and fifth grades went on a walking field-trip to nearby Serrano
The last day to turn in order
forms and money was March 8 . Over
40% of sales went to SVPTA. Candles have been handed
March 18 - 22
During this special week, we encourage you and your
children to show our teachers how much they are
Monday March 18 : Wear your
19 : Bring your teacher a
flower from your garden.
20 : Staff
Thursday March 21 : Draw a picture or
make a card for your teacher.
Friday March 22 : Bring a school supply for
Join us in honoring all of our wonderful teachers for their
dedication and contribution to our children!
Silva Valley’s First Dine-Out Night with Ruffhaus Hot
It was February 11th and
SpiritWear Still Available
There are limited quantities of sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats, and gym shorts available for purchase in the front office.
We ordered some extras when we placed our winter spirit wear order just in case students saw them and wanted more!
The Pancake Breakfast was Feb. 2nd
from 8:30am-10:30am. It included a performance by our favorite singing group: The Silva Valley Kindergarteners!
BINGO Family Fun Night
This FREE event was Thursday, November 29th, 5:00 -7:00 pm.
Pizza and other concessions were available for purchase.
Orders were due Friday, November 16.
They will be delivered in December.
The Walk-a-Thon, our Biggest Fundraiser of the Year, was October 12. It raised money for educational
programs while giving our students a chance to test themselves
physically: Students had 30 minutes to walk as many laps
around the school field as they could.
student received a free Walk-A-thon t-shirt, even if they
chose not to participate. Students with $40 or more in
donations received a Silva Valley nylon drawstring
We will be counting Box Tops three times this year and could sure use some help! If you can volunteer to count your classroom's Box Tops, please contact Lara Wismar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Family Fun Night
Silva Valley's Free Family Fun Night was Friday September 28.
Beat Street presented Boom Tap: Beat boxing, break dancing, street drumming. It was a blast!
Entertainment Book Sale
The Entertainment Book Sale was August 31st - September 14th.
Our students sold 429 books for a profit of over $6,000 for the school.
We handed out over 300 frozen treats and approximately 200 students enjoyed time in Gamez on Wheelz. Mrs. Paridon's class was the top selling class and enjoyed a yummy pizza party. The Ice Age prizes have been ordered and will be delivered to your student in a few weeks.
Thank you for supporting PTA in this fundraiser!
Ice Cream Festival
The Ice Cream Festival was Friday August 10, 2012,
FREE to Silva Valley Families
It was a blast! We enjoyed free ice cream, free hot dogs, free entertainment, and free activities!
Thank you to all the entertainers who helped make the Ice Cream Festival such a fun evening: West Coast Martial Arts, The Manuel Soto Band, Zumba with Carol, Howdy Do Dat? Magician, Caricature Artist John Denton, and Le Beau Balloon. We also want to thank Rich Solis for his awesome Hot Dog Cart!
Join the PTA
Print the Membership form and return to your child's teacher. A Family Membership is $20. Each student in your family will receive credit for your family membership. Membership is a gesture of support and does not obligate you to volunter or attend meetings.
Each year your membership must be renewed.
PTA Board Members 2012-2013
|President: Eileen Griffin
|Vice President: Theresa Miller
|Secretary: Megan Fowler
|Treasurer: Tracie Rutz
View the PTA Meeting Minutes
Help Silva Valley PTA and make your child feel like a star! For $20, your child's name and age with a birthday message will run on the electronic sign!
Calendar of Events
24th: Spirit Points Start (Wear Green or Gold)
31st: Entertainment Book Fundraiser Starts
14th: General Meeting in Library 1:00 - 2:10 pm; Entertainment Book Fundraiser Ends
18-19th: DINE OUT at CHILI'S: Bring this flyer and Chili's will donate 15% of your bill to Silva Valley Elementary! 11am-10pm
21st: Entertainment Book Fundraiser Reward Day
28th: FREE FAMILY NIGHT BOOM TAP 6:00 pm; Walk-a-thon Pledge Sheets Sent Home
3rd: Walk and Roll (walk/roll to school)
12th: WALK-A-THON FUNDRAISER (morning); General Meeting in Library 1:00 - 2:10 pm
22-26th: Red Ribbon Week (theme dress week)
26th: Box Top Collection Deadline; Winter Spirit Wear Order Form Sent Home
1-2nd: Library Book Fair (5th Grade only)
2nd: Box Top Reward Day
2-16th: Hands4Hope Warm & Fuzzy Drive
5-9th: Library Book Fair
5th & 7th: Pete's Brewery Give Back Night
9th: General Meeting in Library 1:00 - 2:10 pm
16th: Winter Spirit Wear Order Deadline
29th: BINGO NIGHT in Gym 5:00 - 7:00 pm
1-13th: Spirit of Giving Collection
14th: General Meeting in Library 1:00 - 2:10 pm
17-20th: Holiday Store
18th: Holiday Shopping with Runway Boutique & Button Up
7th: School Musical
Meeting in Library 1:00 - 2:10 pm
2nd:: PANCAKE BREAKFAST 8:30 - 10:30
8th: General Meeting in Library 1:00 -
11-12th: Ruffhaus Dine-Out Days
1st: Box Top Reward
Fundraiser Ends; General Meeting in Library 1:00 - 2:10 pm
(nominations for 2013-2014 board close)
18 -22nd: TEACHER
Meeting in Library 1:00 - 2:10 pm (vote for new officers 2013
19th: No Child Left
17th: Box Top Collection Deadline
20th: Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
8:00 am; General Meeting in Library 1:00 - 2:10 pm
23rd: Open House 5:30 - 7:00 pm (Life
Lab Stepping Stones/Meet the Masters Art Show open until 7:30
24th: Box Top Reward Day
31st: Last day of