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: TBD

Location: Moonlight Beach

https://surfingmadonnarun.org. More details to follow

Chairperson:  Andrew Strasner

Pumpkin Patch


Date: October 29 & 30, 2019  

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 ​PM

Location: Tom’s Adventures Pumpkin Patch at 105 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Encinitas (across from 7/11)

The Foundation is excited to offer a fun Fall event for the children.  We will be hosting two days of fun at the Pumpkin Patch near our school where the children can use the bounce houses, visit the petting zoo,  and find their Halloween pumpkins.  Please plan to join us on one of the two dates for fall fun and delicious halloween treats!

Chairperson: Jennifer Doran

Jog-A-Thon 2019


Date: November 15, 2019  

Time: Starting at 1:45 PM

Location: The Rhoades School Athletic Field

Our fourth annual Rhoades School Jog-a-Thon is coming Friday, November 15th!  This is a fundraiser where families, friends, co-workers and neighbors pledge money to support the students as they jog,

run, or walk laps and participate in some exciting obstacle courses at school. All of the money raised from the Jog-A-Thon will benefit the Rhoades School students.

Stay tuned for more information and volunteer opportunities.  Many thanks.

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!

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