“Education is all a matter of building bridges.”

Ralph Ellison


Start of 2014-2015 School Year!

On behalf of the teachers and staff of Manlio Silva Elementary School, I would like to welcome you back to school and I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer. I am honored and excited to be back ...more

First Day of School Expectations and Safety

First Day of School Expectations and Safety
Our school opens at 7:45 a.m. to serve breakfast in the cafeteria and the playground opens at 8:00 a.m. We ask all students to arrive no earlier than 8 o’cl ...more

2014- 2015 Calendar

2014-2015 school year calendar is now available at Click Here

You will notice that the first day of school is on Friday, July 25, 2014 and the last day will be May 29, 2015.


Parents + teachers working together = Success for all Silva Sharks!

PTA General Assembly – The PTA will hold their quarterly General Assembly Meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria on July 31st to meet our PTA president Christy Humphreys and the rest of the Board membe ...more

Surf into the Silva PTA at Back to School Night!!

Make sure you stop by the PTA table at the Back to School Night from 6:15-8 p.m to join the Silva PTA. This year’s theme for our award winning PTA is “Surf into the Silva PTA”. Our PTA membership ...more


Silva news



Band is Back!

We are excited to tell you that we will have a band program at Silva next year! As you know instrumental music was cut 5 years ago when the district made many budget cuts. Kathy Evans and Joe ...more