School Resources

Suggested Snack List for Celebrations

imgres46The following foods are consistent with the Wellness Council’snutrition standards.  The foods will be served after lunch.

  • bread sticks or pretzels w/ mustard or other dips
  • open face sandwiches using cut vegetables to make faces or other designs, students can build these themselves in class. 
  • baked pita chips or bread w/ hummus (prefer whole grain)
  • baked tortilla chips with salsa
  • pretzels
  • popcorn (without flavor)
  • homemade pizza bagels
  • baked apple ring with cinnamon
  • 100% frozen fruit bars, homemade or purchased 
  • homemade banana, carrot or zucchini muffins
  • yogurt and fruit parfait, students could build these in class
  • fruit cobblers
  • graham crackers


  • Whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables are great options.
  • When buying packaged food, look at the ingredients and try to 


  • Hydrogenated oils
  • High fructose corn syrup
  • Artificial color and flavor
  • Celebrate with non-food treats such as pencils, note pads, or play games

Safety Plan 2016-2017

imgres41Comprehensive School Safety plan

2016-2017 (2017-2018 Safety Plan is coming soon and does not look a lot different than 2017-2018)

This plan is updated within the first few months of the school year through Site Council. The document is public and includes critical information related to topics such as Natural disasters, Bullying, active shooter preparedness and much much more!

Comprehensive School Safety Plan

Disater Drill Preparedness (Also built into the Conprehensive Safety Plan)

Intruder Drill General Procedures




Evacuation Map

Evacuation at Mary Silveira takes place in two steps. First, students are escorted outside and formed into lines. If it is determined that the children should be released from school, they will then be moved to the baseball diamond adjacent to Blackstone Drive. Below is the map for step one, when the children are formed into lines.

 Click here for the Evacuation Route

Read More: Evacuation Map


  • Policies

    At Mary E. Silveira school we take the responsibility of educating your children seriously and have crafted the following sets of policies to ensure that your childrens' educational experience is as rich and rewarding as possible.

  • Emergency Links
  • Health Information
  • About Mary E. Silveira School

    About Mary E. Silveira School

    It is the mission of Mary E. Silveira School to help each and every child realize his or her full potential with opportunities that guide academic, social, emotional, and physical development. Our commitment is to create an environment that engages students in academic work that helps them become responsible and productive citizens who are life-long learners. We recognize and celebrate the diversity, strengths and inquisitive spirit of every child. We are prepared to work collaboratively with colleagues, students and parents to achieve this shared educational purpose; instilling in children the belief that they can change the world….. and have fun doing it.


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Contact Us

Mary E. Silveira Elementary School
Dixie School District

375 Blackstone Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903

(415) 492-3741

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