Chairperson:  Jennifer Doran

Welcome Back Parent Coffee


Date: September 3, 2019  

Time: 8:30 AM

Location: Kittle Auditorium

Please join on the first day of school for coffee and tea. This is a great opportunity to say hello to old friends and welcome new Rhoades families. Come meet the new Rhoades Foundation members and learn about some exciting events that the Foundation is planning this year as well volunteer opportunities at school throughout the year.

Chairperson:  Jennifer Doran

Back to School Ice Cream Social

Date: September 13, 2019  

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 ​PM

Location: Rhoades School Basketball Court Area

Ice cream, ice cream, we all scream for ice cream!


Come kick off the school year by joining us for an old fashioned ice cream social.  We will have our favorite DJ for music and games, art projects, and of course, a free ice cream sundae bar for all!  Students must be accompanied by their parent or approved pick up person to attend.

Chairperson: Carrie Cappielo


Surfing Madonna Beach Run

Date: October 26, 2019  

Time: 1-4pm

Location: Moonlight Beach

Come join Rhoades families and faculty at the 2019 Surfing Madonna Beach Run. Let's support the Surfing Madonna Oceans Project!

1K. 5K. 10K. 12K.

The Surfing Madonna Oceans Project is dedicated to bringing the community together to “Save the Ocean” and protect our coastline. Through youth education programs, ocean conservation project grants, marine mammal rescue/recovery initiatives and helping children with special needs experience the healing power of the ocean, we are helping to expand this community of ocean advocates.


Register at https://surfingmadonnarun.org. Choose The Rhoades School from the teams drop down menu) and use code RHOADES for ten dollars off.


Chairperson:  Andrew Strasner

Jog-A-Thon 2019


Date: November 15, 2019  

Time: Starting at 1:45 PM

Location: Lower School Track Area

Our fourth annual Rhoades School Jog-a-Thon is coming Friday, November 15th! 

Students will be jogging (or running or walking) and participating in fun obstacle courses as they raise money for our school’s yearly events! This is one of the favorite fun-raisers of the year. There will be a DJ on hand to keep things rockin' and all students will receive popsicles during the event. All families are invited to come and cheer on our students. Thank you for your support!


Jog-A-Thon merchandise will be available for purchase so make sure to get yours and support The Rhoades school!

Chairpersons: Jennifer Doran and Ryan Johnson

Books and Magazines

The Rhoades School Book Fair


Date: December 9 thru 13, 2019  

Time: Before and After School each day

Location: Kittle Auditorium

The Rhoades School Fall book fair is back! Students, parents and teachers can shop in a store-like setting, right on campus! We are excited to bring back Moms and Muffins (December 10th) and Dads and Donuts (December 11th) again to celebrate our Rhoades families and community.  A portion of all sales will go back to the Foundation to support our school. It’s a great way to get an early start on holiday shopping too! 

Chairpersons: Gaby Lehmann and Doris Aharoni

Dads and Donuts


Date: December 11, 2019 

Time: 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Location: School Courtyard

It’s all about Dads this morning. Dads or other special guests are invited to join their children during the book fair for a light breakfast in the courtyard before flag salute. We couldn't possibly think of a better way to start the school and work day!

Pumpkin Patch


Date: October 30, 2019  

Time: 3:30 PM - 6:30 ​PM

Location: Pumpkin Station Del Mar 

15555 Jimmy Durante Blvd 

Del Mar CA 92014

Rhoades families we are proud to announce this year we are having our annual pumpkin patch at the Pumpkin Station in Del Mar! 

Please join us for the following activities:

Giant Slides, El Paso Train Ride, Train Jump, Sky Fighter Ride, Play Center, Car Ride, Antique Carousel, Tubs of Fin Ride, Swing Ride, Game Zone, Pumpkin Patch and Bake Sale

Rhoades students may enjoy unlimited activities with free wristband and non-Rhoades student’s may purchase them for $15. Enjoy yummy treats from our bake sale and win a pumpkin and prize from our drawing. This is one of our favorite off campus events of the year and we hope to see everyone there.

Chairperson: Jennifer Doran

Moms and Muffins


Date: December 10, 2019 

Time: 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Location: School Courtyard

A special morning to celebrate Moms. Please join us for some light refreshments during the book fair. Come mingle with other Rhoades moms or special friends over coffee and pastries and get an early start on your holiday shopping.

Chairperson:  Laura Benitend

Middle School - Final Friday Fun Days

Date: Last Friday of Each Month 

Time: 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Kittle Auditorium

Attention Middle Schoolers!  Come join your friends for Final Friday Fun Days on the last Friday of each month.

The Rhoades Foundation is sponsoring this great monthly middle school event where there will be food, drinks and games; including our brand new Ping Pong table.


Watch for more details about these fun Fridays!

Chairperson: Jeff Nolan

Winter Crafts


Date: December 18, 2019  

Time: 2:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Lunch Area

Come and be creative with us as we offer a special winter themed crafts events where the children can make gifts or keepsakes for the holiday season. 

The Foundation will be providing crafts for the children to complete and some tasty seasonal snacks.  

Chairperson: Jenny Watson and Paul Bannister

Chairperson: Raksha Borkar