School News

Posted 01/12/2020 12:55PM
O.B. Whaley has had an awesome clothing closet known as the "Hanger" for years now. For the past couple months under the leadership of Nancy Keo, parents from our school have cleaned it up and organized it. Last week, racks of jackets and tables of jeans were put in front of our school and given to those that were interested in the items. We are grateful to the following parents that helped with this project: Isabel Marrufo, Nacciry Santana, Socorro Hernandez, Monica Lopez, Evelyn Valencia, and Adriana Chaverri. Thank you again, Parents!!!
Posted 01/12/2020 12:38PM
There is no school on Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr., Day. School will resume on Tuesday, January 21st.
Posted 12/31/2019 05:57PM
You are invited to a public meeting for review of our Comprehensive School Safety Plan at O.B. Whaley Elementary School on Monday, January 27, 2020 from 2:45-3:45PM in the school's cafe. Our school will be updating and revising the Comprehensive School Safety Plan annually. A couple of the key elements in our plan include the following: - Goals, strategies, and activities for ensuring a safe and orderly school environment - Emergency disaster procedures We are seeking input to our plan and hope that you can attend. If you have any questions regarding this public meeting of the Comprehensive School Safety Plan, please contact Mrs. Dinh at (408) 270-6759 or
Posted 12/08/2019 10:15PM
Dear Evergreen Families, The Evergreen Elementary School District fosters a culture that promotes the health, safety, and well-being of students, staff, and parents. In an effort to continuously support this commitment, the District has approved an agreement with Care Solace.
Posted 10/28/2019 10:23AM
O.B. Whaley is implementing a wonderful program for our students called Saturday Academy! Saturday Academy provides enrichment opportunities for all students while allowing our students to make-up missed days of attendance. Missed days of school also result in lost revenue to our schools. Saturday Academy allows us to recover lost learning as well as lost funding!
Posted 10/12/2019 07:49AM
Gates on campus should be closed at all times to keep our students and staff safe. If you see one of our gates open, kindly help us close them. Parents, students have been taught that all visitors that are not part of our daily staff have a District badge or visitor's badge. Do not enter the campus unless you have checked-in at the office and have your visitor's badge. If you need to meet your child's teacher; please call or e-mail the teacher to schedule an appointment or schedule one with our front office. Thank you for ensuring the safety of our students!
Posted 10/12/2019 07:41AM
Rewards and incentives in schools play a powerful role in influencing student's food choices and life-­‐long eating habits. It is the intent of the Child Nutrition Services Department to not only provide nutritious meals at breakfast and lunch service but to act as a resource in nutrition education for teachers and parents. CNS recommends that teachers and parents use celebrations, rewards and incentives that do not undermine the health of students and/or reinforce unhealthful eating habits. Non-­‐food rewards and incentives should be used as the first choice to encourage positive behavior (game supplies, pencils, erasers, stickers and other small school supplies instead of food). If food is used as a reward or part of a celebration, healthy choices with appropriate portion sizes are required (see attachment for ideas). Likewise classroom parties should also be limited during the school.
Posted 10/12/2019 07:27AM
Our lost and found rack has been piling up. Please stop by our rack next to our cafe entrance to find items that your child has lost (clothing, lunch boxes, books, etc). Items not picked up will be donated at the end of every trimester (November, March, and June). Don't forget to check-in at the office!
Posted 02/15/2019 01:03PM
To assist you with planning vacations, click on the title for a link to EESD 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school calendars.
Posted 10/19/2018 01:29PM
Beginning Monday, October 29, 2018, the office staff will no longer call classrooms to inform students of snacks and/or lunches being dropped off in the office. Parents must ensure their child knows a snack or lunch will be delivered for them prior to leaving home in the morning. If your child fails to pick up his or her lunch from the office, he or she will receive a school lunch at the parent's expense. Unclaimed lunches or snacks can be picked up by the parent or child at the end of the school day.Click on the title for Spanish and Vietnamese translations.

O.B. Whaley Elementary School

  • 2655 Alvin Avenue
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  • San Jose, CA 95121-1609
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  • Phone: 408-270-6759
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  • Fax: 408-223-4537
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