Silver City has an active Student Council. Young Leaders of Tomorrow recently conducted a fundraiser for Breast Cancer. Silver City staff and students participated in the Silver City Days Parade, Girls on the Run, Let Me Run, Cultural assemblies, the NED show, Taste of 500, Literacy Festival, Math Relays, Skating parties and field trips. Field trips included Day at the K, Paul Mesner puppets, the Nelson Art Gallery, and the Kansas City Aquarium.
Students participated in school music programs and the District Music Festival, Arts and Partners assemblies, Are You Faster Than a Fifth Grader?, Jump Rope for Heart, Kansas Kids Fitness Day, and Fuel Up to Play 60 and Field Day.
Teachers have access to individual iPads for instructional purposes, and a mounted TV with Apple TV. K, 1 and 2 had a 1:2 iPad distribution, 3 had 1:1 iPads, 4 and 5 had 1:1 Chromebooks. Students used Google Classroom regularly.
Events during the year include Muffins for Moms, Donuts for Dads, Rolls for Grandparents breakfasts, Family Reading/Writing Night, Math Night, Science Night, Talent Show and a carnival.
Friends of Special People provided gifts for students in Life Skills. Argentine Middle School students partnered with the Life Skills program supporting them on a regular basis throughout the year. Harmon students functioned as interpreters. Local police read to students as a part of Read to Lead and we had a speaker from St. Luke’s about breast cancer awareness.