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Bringing Learning to Life: Grade 8 Humanities

The Rhoades School has on loan Revolutionary War at Sea Trunks from The Society of the Cincinnati in Washington, DC. The Society of the Cincinnati is the nation’s oldest patriotic organization, founded in 1783 by officers of the Continental Army and their French counterparts who served together in the American…
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The Rhoades School Participates in “Start with Hello” Week

Students at The Rhoades School are participating in “Start With Hello” Week from Monday, September 23-27. Start With Hello Week is a program created by Sandy Hook Promise – a national nonprofit organization founded and led by several family members whose loved ones were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School…
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Dr. Watts honored to participate for 3rd year in Gilder Lehrman Institute on American History

In June, Julie Watts participated in a Gilder Lehrman seminar on the American Civil War at the University of Virginia led by historian Gary Gallagher. In addition to in-depth lectures and discussions on the causes and consequences of the Civil War, Professor Gallagher led a field trip to explore battle…
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Dr. McDuffie shares expertise on getting students ready for Back to School!

On Saturday, July 27, Dr. McDuffie was interviewed by KUSI Morning News and discussed tips for parents to get students emotionally ready for school and the 4Rs for school readiness. The 4Rs of School Readiness Reading: If it is possible, read with or to your child for 20 minutes per day….
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Rhoades Student selected as Broadcom MASTERS Nominee

Kian Chakamian, recent Rhoades School graduate was selected as a Broadcom MASTERS nominee.  Kian qualified for this honor by competing at the California State Science Fair this past spring.  Only 10% of science fair projects nationwide are selected for this opportunity.  Top prizes include $25,000, trips to STEM summer camps,…
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Middle School campus opens in September 2019

Dear Rhoades School Parents, I am writing to share some exciting news.  The Rhoades School will be “Growing into our Future” as we expand to a second campus in September 2019! Each year, I ask Middle School students what we can do to make their experience at Rhoades better and…
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Words Matter

On April 26, Dr. Adria O’Donnell returned to The Rhoades School for the final Parent Education event of the 2018/2019 school year. Dr. O’Donnell held presentations for both parents and students in grades 4-8 on managing stress and anxiety, and provided tools on how parents can communicate more effectively with…
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Grace Howard Featured on FOX 5 San Diego News

Current Rhoades student, Grace Howard, was featured in a morning segment on FOX 5 News.  On the show, Grace demonstrated how to cook a Hawaiian brunch for Mother’s Day.  Grace recently held a bake sale stand and auctioned off a cooking class to benefit the Angels Foster Family Network’s 20th…
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Rhoades School Students Win Honors at State Science Fair

Twenty-eight of our Rhoades School seventh and eighth graders were selected to compete at the prestigious California Science and Engineering Fair held in Los Angeles on April 30, 2019. The Rhoades School had more state science fair qualified students than any other school in San Diego County. This year’s participants…
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Mrs. Trout nominated for a scholarship to attend workshops hosted by Code.org®.

Congratulations to middle school technology teacher, Mrs. Trout, for being nominated for a scholarship to attend several workshops in a professional learning program provided by Code.org®.  These workshops prepare educators to teach the Computer Science Discoveries curriculum using Code.org®, the highest-rated, most broadly used course pathway for computer science.  The…
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