SOHS Community Newsletter



Memorial Day- No School

There will be no school on Monday May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume classes on Tuesday June 1st.

Tutorial Day 6/2

We will be having tutorial day on June 2nd. This is an opportunity for students to turn in any unfinished work from May 20- June 1st.

The schedule is as follows:

8:45-9:45am Electives

10:00-10:15am Advisory Check In (to direct students to their classes)

10:15-11:00am Tutorial class 1

11:00-11:15am Community Meeting

11:15-12:15am Tutorial class 2

1:00-2:00 pm Christensen PE, Shephards Elective & ELD Support with Ms. Inna

Please remind your student to take advantage of the additional time and help given to them during this time.

"Come Together" Event - Friday June 4th 2021

"Come Together" event - Friday June 4th 2021

- Deadline to order your BBQ meals and raffle tickets (for a chance to win Disney tickets) is Sunday May 30th, at!

- Pickup your meal order on Friday June 4th (4pm to 6pm) at Golden Oak campus. If you are picking up your GO student on that day, we will accommodate early pickup (3:30pm).

- Thank you for sending pictures of your graduates!

- We are still accepting pictures of how you’ve “come together” over this past year. Whether through zoom classes, play dates, enjoying nature, building new family traditions, playing music or sports, or setting time aside for special bonding activities together (hiking, biking, watching movies, gaming nights, pampering, cooking...), we’d love to see and share in the joy! Send your pictures to

Virtual event on June 4th from 7pm to 8pm. See the information to connect:

Topic: GO & SO "Come Together" event
Time: Jun 4, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

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11th/12th Formal Night "Under the Stars"

11th/12th Formal Night will be on Saturday, June 5th from 6-10:30pm aboard the "Pinot Noir" located at 2394-A Mariner Square Alameda CA. The cost is $100 per student. This event will only be for Silver Oak High School, Juniors and Seniors ONLY.

Health and safety protocols will be in place. Students will have to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination card or a negative COVID 19 test conducted 72 hours before the event.

Limited space will be available. LAST DAY TO PURCHASE TICKETS IS FRIDAY JUNE 4TH.

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Graduation 2021- June 11th @ 5PM

Our graduation for the Class of 2021 will be held on Friday June 11, 2021 at 5pm at Golden Oak Montessori in Castro Valley. We will be hosting an in person ceremony with limited in person attendance while adhering to masking and social distancing requirements.

An email will follow with more details.

Senior Announcement's


Stay turned for the senior wall class schedule for next Wednesday.

I will be sending out an email with all the details Tuesday.


If you have not submitted your baby picture and quote for the memory book yet, time is running out. Multiple reminders and emails have been sent out to you. Please make sure to email these to We will no longer be accepting pictures or quotes if they are not submitted by Monday May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm.


The end of the Year is upon us and we will need ALL hotspots returned by the last day of school.

Additionally, for Freshman students, if you never received your NEW Silver Oak Computer please contact Mr. Muerle or the office to arrange a time to receive it. This is the computer that you will borrow and use for the remaining 3 years of you High school career at Silver Oak.

Emergency Broad Band Program - Free hot spots

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently approved 3.2 billion dollars in funding for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB). The EBB program helps households receive 1 hotspot per household. The cost is 100% covered and each student’s household that qualifies will be able to receive a free device along with the monthly service.

To qualify for this program the household must meet at least ONE of the following criteria:

-- Students participates in the free or reduced price school breakfast/lunch program

-- Experienced substantial documented loss of income since February 29, 2020 with a total household income in 2020 below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers

-- Has income that is below or at the 135% of The Federal Poverty Guidelines

-- Household receive any government assistance such as FPHA or Section 8

-- Received a federal Pell grant in the current award year

The EBB program is a temporary program therefore when funds are fully exhausted the program will end. To receive the FREE hotspot and device please go to this website: and fill out the federal form.

Food Distribution on Wednesdays

Silver Oak has partnered with Dig Deep Farms to distribute food for any Silver Oak families in need of food donations.

This will be a DRIVE-UP event every Wednesday for the month of May from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the small parking lot at the corner of Laurel Ave and Princeton St.
We will distribute dairy, frozen meats, fruits, veggies, etc.


A Silver Oak staff member will place the food donations in the trunk of your vehicle. Please do not get out of your car

Person(s) picking up food donations MUST
-Wear a mask/ face covering
-Windows must be rolled up at all times
-Leave trunk open

If you have any questions feel free to call the office at 510-370-3334

Nursing Internship Opportunity: Class of 2022


Nursing Internship Opportunity on Wednesdays at Cal State East Bay for the 2021-22 School Year!

Are you interested in health sciences or pursuing a career in nursing? Silver Oak is partnering with Cal State East Bay's nursing program to provide an educational and fun internship opportunity on Wednesdays to a lucky group of next year's seniors. Please see attached presentation from CSUEB from Career Day to learn more. If you would like to be a part of this program, have questions or are requesting more information, please email Ms. W (

Senior Send Off GoFundMe

We're up to $1,917.00! Thank you so much to all of our donors! We still have a way to go. Please continue to share this link to help reach our fundraising goal in order to provide a meaningful and personal gift to each student in the Silver Oak Senior Class of 2021.

The Class of 2021 never envisioned their senior year to take place online. We have worked so hard to connect with them and continue to make our community feel whole. We want to do something for them that is tangible, thoughtful and something they can take with them to remember their teachers and faculty.

Please help us make this possible by considering donating as well sharing the following link:

Senior Wednesdays

This is an opportunity that allows seniors, by section, to be on campus for a couple of hours to receive support in preparing for their Senior Thesis presentations with Mr. Rigler, customize their senior wall portrait with Ms. Goldman and design the senior memory book with Ms. Ramirez and Ms. Ruiz.

We will need a signed release from parents allowing their students to be on campus. Health and safety guidelines such as masking and social distancing will be enforced.

Please fill out the release below to allow your senior student on campus. Please have your student bring the signed release with them on their first day on campus.

The schedule is as follows:

Section 5 & 6

May 19th

12-1pm Mr. Rigler (on campus)

1-2pm Ms. Ramirez/Ms. Ruiz (on campus)

May 26th

1-2pm Ms. Goldman (on campus)

Section 7 & 8

May 19th

1-2pm Ms. Goldman (on campus)

May 26th

12-1pm Mr. Rigler (on campus)

1-2pm Ms. Ramirez/Ms. Ruiz (on campus)

Office Hours

Starting May 3rd our office will be open from 8:30 am through 4:30 pm closed for lunch

12 pm - 1 pm. We ask that you continue to call the office at 510-370-3334 to schedule an appointment prior to arriving on campus to ensure availability to meet.