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Mrs. Sugarman Featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune

Kindergarten teacher, Julie Sugarman, was featured in a recent publication of the San Diego Union-Tribune.  In the feature, Mrs. Sugarman talks about “Rexy and the Four Steps to Friendship”, a book she and Mrs. Ruppert published in 2017, and their methods to help young children learn to communicate effectively. Click…
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Rhoades Student Qualifies to Compete at National Geographic GeoBee State Competition

    Congratulations to Jonah Berman for qualifying to participate in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee State Competition.  Jonah is one out of 105 students in California who will be competing in Fresno, California on March 29, 2019. The National Geographic GeoBee is an annual competition designed to inspire and…
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Rhoades Students Excel at County Science Fair; 25 Advance to State

Earlier this month, 58 Rhoades 7th and 8th graders competed at the 2019 Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair. New this year to the Junior Division (Grades 6-8) was the opportunity to participate in teams. Rhoades student accomplishments include: 39 students won first place (16 teams and 7 individuals;…
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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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