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Founder of The Rhoades School Passes Away

We are sad to share that the founder of our school, Dr. Charlotte Rhoades Glinski, passed away this summer. Dr. Glinski’s experience and wisdom as an educator and a national figure in gifted education led her to envision a school specifically designed to meet the needs of gifted children. In…
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Two Rhoades Students Named as Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS

Two Rhoades students were selected as members of the Top 300 MASTERS in the 2018 Broadcom MASTERS®. Current 8th grader Kian Chakamian (pictured) and recent graduate Jasmine Elasaad’s middle school science and engineering projects are among the top 300 in the United States from over 2,500 entrants. They qualified for…
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Rhoades School Teachers Attend Gilder Lehrman seminar

Middle School teachers PJ Stanley and Julie Watts recently participated in the Gilder Lehrman seminar on Slavery and Abolition at Columbia University in July. Directed by Professor Manisha Sinha, lead scholar from the University of Connecticut and pictured above with our teachers, this seminar explored the movement to abolish slavery…
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Rhoades Middle School Student Featured in Local News

Rising 8th grader Kate Peterson has been featured in several local news outlets for her fundraising and work through a yearlong school project. Kate provided sack lunches to members of the community and a donation to Interfaith Community Services. Kate’s project was part of a middle school elective called Change Makers, which…
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Seventeen Rhoades Students Selected as National Science Fair Nominees

Seventeen Rhoades students in Grade 7 and Grade 8 were selected as nominees for Broadcom MASTERS. Selection as a Broadcom MASTERS nominee is a great honor—only the top 10% of science fair projects nationwide are selected for this opportunity. Our students were eligible for this honor through their impressive and…
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Rhoades MS Students Participate in the San Diego Regional Junior United Nations Conference

Members of Mr. Ruppert’s Design and Innovation Elective, Future Solutions-Debating World Issues, recently spent two days at the San Diego Regional Junior United Nations Conference. The conference offers the chance for students from around the county to meet, tackle real world problems, and debate over possible solutions. The students participated…
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The Rhoades School Track and Field Team Competes at Finals

The Rhoades School Track and Field team competed at the league finals at the San Diego French American Academy on May 14, 2018. Representing The Rhoades School were: Tristan H. (Grade 4) Will K. (Grade 5) Chase P. (Grade 5) Jaden S. (Grade 5) Madison M-W. (Grade 5) also qualified…
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Nineteen Rhoades Students Participate in State Science Fair

Nineteen Rhoades School 7th and 8th graders competed at the California Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles on April 24, 2018. The Rhoades School had more state science fair qualified students than any other school in San Diego County. This year’s participants were: 8th graders Kayla Brewer, Jasmine Elasaad,…
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Two Rhoades 7th Graders Participate in Smart City Hackathon

Elizabeth Thacker and Kian Chakamian, both 7th graders at Rhoades, participated in Smart City Saturday Teen Only Hackathon on Saturday, April 21. The Hackathon is a one-day event where 50 local teens utilize design thinking to hack their city’s greatest challenges, then pitch solutions to city officials, CEOs, educators, and…
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Rhoades Students Excel in Mathematical Olympiad

The Mathematical Olympiad for Elementary and Middle School Students (MOEMS) is a five-part contest held each year from November through March. More than 100,000 students in Grades 8 and below participate nationwide. The goal of the program is to “excite, enrich, and energize” students in their mathematical and problem solving…
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