Welcome Back Parent Coffee


Date: Sept 1, 2016  

Time: 8:30AM

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.

Chairpersons:  Dave Porcelli

Email: dporcelli89@gmail.com

Teacher Appreciation Breakfast


Date: Oct 7, 2016  

Time: 7:30AM - 9:30AM

Location: Kittle Auditorium

The Foundation will be providing a special breakfast event in appreciation of our faculty and teachers.  We love the team at Rhoades, they provide our children with an exceptional educational experience and this is a chance for us to say thank you for all they do.

Chairpersons:  Michele Duca

Email: mcduca@yahoo.com

Back to School Ice Cream Social


Date: Sept 16, 2016  

Time: 3:30PM - 5:30​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.  There will be a DJ for music and dancing, fun 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.

Chairpersons:  Lisa Katriel and Bebe Barrett

Email: lbkatriel@yahoo.com,  srinyabarrett@gmail.com

Pumpkin Patch


Date: Oct 25 and 26 

Time: 3:00PM - 5:00​PM

Location: TBD

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, climbing walls and can find their Halloween pumpkin.  Please plan to join us on one of the two dates for yummy snacks and Fall fun!

Chairperson: Jon and Shannon Rodrigue

Email: shannonrae3333@gmail.com

Jog-A-Thon 2016


Date: Nov 4, 2016  

Time: During school hours

Location: Rhoades School Athletic Field

Our first annual Jog-A-Thon is coming to the Rhoades School this November.  Support our children as they run for fun and prizes and learn more about the importance of health and wellness in their lives.  Details about the event will be provided to the children and parents in late September.

Chairperson: Marie Grandinetti

Email: marieabar@yahoo.com

Parent Fall Social


Date: Early November 

Time: TBD

Location: TBD

Come and join us for a fun filled evening with your Rhoades School friends.  This parent only event provides a great opportunity to meet other Rhoades parents in a fun social setting.  Watch for more details and sign up early as this annual event always has a sell-out crowd!

Chairperson: Danene Schott

Email: dschott@rhoadesschool.com

Toys for Tots


Date: December 1 thru 16, 2016  

Time: 2:45 pm to 4:30 pm

Location: Donation Boxes inside school entrance

Help us support our local Marines in their annual Toys for Tots campaign.  Our two Rhoades School Girl Scout Troops will be working with Marines from Camp Pendleton to create a special holiday season for children who are less fortunate.  Please help us as we practice a spirit of charitable giving and community service for our students by donating new, unwrapped toys.

Chairperson: Lisa Porcelli

Email: lmporcelli89@gmail.com

The Rhoades School Book Fair


Date: December 5 thru 9, 2016  

Time: Before and After School each day

Location: Kittle Auditorium

The Rhoades School annual book fair is back! This year we will be partnering again with Mrs. Nelson’s Book Fair to bring you a great selection of new books and other fun items. We are excited to bring back Moms and Muffins (December 5th), Dads and Donuts (December 6th) and Lunch with a Friend Day (December 9th) again to celebrate our Rhoades families and community and 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.

Chairperson: Elise Harte and Cindy Edgerly

Email: e.harte@att.net, cindygavin@yahoo.com

Winter Crafts


Date: December 12 thru 13, 2016  

Time: 2:45 pm to 4:30 pm

Location: Lunch Area

Come and be creative with us as we offer a special winter time crafts events where the children can make keepsakes that you can cherish in years to come.

The Foundation will be providing crafts for the children to complete and some tasty seasonal snacks.  The event will also provide a chance to meet some of our country’s proud service members as it will be the culmination of the annual Toys for Tots campaign.

Chairperson: Lisa Porcelli

Email: lmporcelli89@gmail.com

Find us: 

The Rhoades School Foundation
141 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road Encinitas, CA 92024