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The Rhoades School Raises More Than $10,000 for the American Heart Association

On February 15, the Kids Heart Challenge was held at Rhoades to spread awareness about heart disease, stroke, and heart-healthy living. Through the Kids Heart Challenge, students learn jump rope skills, how their heart works and raise money to help kids with special hearts.  This is a fun and exciting…
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Three Teams Compete in Southern California Regional Future Cities Competition

On January 19th, three teams from The Rhoades School competed in the Southern California Regional Future City Competition. The Future Cities Competition challenges students to design and build a city that offers solutions to real-world problems using STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills. This year, the Future City Competition…
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Feeding San Diego Volunteer Event and School Garden

On January 26th, over 40 Rhoades School students, parents and staff members volunteered at Feeding San Diego. Participants sorted an estimated 10,000 pounds of produce to be distributed to hundreds of food insecure families throughout the San Diego County.  Feeding San Diego is committed to a culture of responsibility and…
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Students Excel in the American Math Contest

Eighty students in grades 5-8 participated in the American Mathmatics Contest for mathematically proficient students in Grades 8 and below in November 2018. In January, we recognized the students who earned the top school’s among Rhoades students. We also celebrated the fact that The Rhoades School’s average score was 20%…
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Kindergarten Teachers Featured in Scholastic Teacher

Our very own Kindergarten teachers, Julie Sugarman and Mary Ruppert, were featured in the Fall 2018 issue of Scholastic Teacher. Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, and a leading provider of print and digital education programs both domestically and internationally. Mrs. Sugarman and Mrs. Ruppert are…
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Girl Rising Club Raises Money for its Mission

Last week, the Girl Rising Club held a Halloween-themed bake sale. Proceeds from the bake sale supported Girl Rising’s mission to Educate and Girl, Change the World and support the education of girls. This year, the Club is sponsoring three students: Ruth in Peru, Stellah in South Sudan, and Angela in…
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Solana Center of Encinitas Teaches Students About Vermicomposting

This year, The Rhoades School is growing our service learning theme from last year (Food Waste) to examine ways we can put our food waste to work. On October 17 and 18, the Solana Center of Encinitas visited the school and led assemblies for all students on composting and sustainable…
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The Rhoades School Hosts San Diego Diplomacy Council Dinner

The Rhoades School hosted a dinner and cultural exchange for a delegation of women leaders from Latin America on Saturday, October 13 in the Kittle Auditorium. The women were from diverse backgrounds and countries, including Bolivia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico. Among the women were grassroots community…
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The Rhoades School Participates in “Start With Hello Week” Program

  Students at The Rhoades School are participating in “Start With Hello Week” from Monday, October 1 through Friday, October 5. 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…
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Rhoades Middle School Student Featured in San Diego Union-Tribune

Gracie Howard, a sixth grade student at The Rhoades School, was recently featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune. Gracie is a young cook who has appeared on Fox’s “MasterChef Junior” twice. Several of her recipes are included in the article. Congratulations Gracie! http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/lifestyle/food-and-cooking/sd-fo-kids-who-cook-20180925-story.html