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Two Rhoades School students participated in the Smart City Saturday Hackathon event on Saturday, January 6 in downtown San Diego

Two Rhoades School students participated in the Smart City Saturday Hackathon event on Saturday, January 6 in downtown San Diego.  Smart City Saturday was created by Sarah Hernholm, who believes that once teens become part of the conversation, and engaged in their city’s evolution, they will make an impact! When teens…
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Rhoades School 6th graders partnered with The Pulsera Project to learn about and support artists in Central America.

Rhoades School 6th graders partnered with The Pulsera Project to learn about and support artists in Central America.  Sra. Rozas has been teaching the 6th graders about the culture and geography of Nicaragua and Guatemala in Spanish class with support materials from the Pulsera Project. The 6th graders shared what…
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Fifth Grade students collected toiletries, socks, and snacks to help the homeless in San Diego.

This year at The Rhoades School, the fifth grade classes participated in a service learning project based on the spirit of giving. Our students collected toiletries, socks, and snacks to help the homeless in San Diego. We assembled 56 care packages and donated them to the San Diego Rescue Mission.

Raising awareness about food insecurity in San Diego

By Kate Peterson, 7th Grade Last year I was volunteering at Interfaith Community Services and a group of women came in with hundreds of sack lunches to donate. They shared that hundreds of families in San Diego are food insecure and don’t have enough money to afford food for their…
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Bridging the Digital Knowledge Gap

On Wednesday, November 29th, Jon Moffat , Founder of Cyber Education Consulting, spoke at The Rhoades School to share tips and tricks on how to ‘Bridge the Digital Knowledge Gap’ that exists between parents and children. From suggesting the creation of a mutually agreed upon tech contract, to teaching us how to…
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The Rhoades School honored Veteran’s Day with Flag Salute and student presentations.

On Friday, November 10th, The Rhoades School honored Veteran’s Day with Flag Salute lead by Brownie Troop 3185 and student presentations.  The event ended by recognizing veterans in our community.  See below for highlights of the student presentations. The History of Veteran’s Day Presented by Morgan Link and Scarlett Streitman…
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Rhoades School Girls’ Volleyball team ends the season as the 2017 League Champions!

It was a grey Fall day after the sleep inducing time change in a little corner of Encinitas when something special happened.   Fourteen young athletes won the Independent Middle School League Championship for The Rhoades School and for each other!  After just its second year of existence, the 2017 Girl’s…
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Rhoades School students, parents and faculty volunteer at Feeding America San Diego.

On Saturday, October 21, Rhoades families had a fun and productive morning volunteering at Feeding San Diego. More than 60 volunteers bagged 3,000 lbs. of pears in 3 lb. bags, 2,400 lbs. of carrots in 3 lb. bags, and assembled 194 food backpacks for students on the free lunch program…
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“Worry Bully” speaker enlightened both parents and students

On Friday, September 29th, Dr. Adria O’Donnell visited The Rhoades School and presented to parents and then to students in grades 4-5 and 6 & 8. Dr. O’Donnell’s focus was on helping children “navigate their social and emotional” worlds. She provided parents with very useful information on the importance of…
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Rhoades Middle School Instructor Teaches Writing Workshop at UCSD

This past summer, Wendy Schramm, along with two other teacher-consultants with the San Diego Area Writing Project (SDAWP), led the workshop “Building a Writing Community” for K-6 teachers. This workshop was created to help teachers develop authentic experiences designed to build a safe, inclusive community of writers starting on the…
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