Across the world, there are 65 million girls who are not in school. In South Sudan, only 30% of students are female, and in Peru, only 43% of women between 20 and 24 finish secondary school.  In many places in the world, girls are taken out of school to provide for their families. Akon and Ruth are two girls living in South Sudan and Peru. Akon want...

March 19, 2018

The Rhoades Foundation is excited to announce our 2018/19 election process. Your Foundation is enjoying another fantastic school year, and we are eager to begin building the team for the upcoming school year. We hope you will be interested in joining us and serving on our Board of Directors for the coming school year.

In 2017/18 we had 11 voting memb...

February 13, 2018

On January 30th, Susie Walton presented to parents in the Kittle Auditorium. Her talk, entitled "What I know about letting go and supporting kids on a path to independence", focused on the importance of raising well-balanced children who are able to learn from their mistakes, handle their own challenges, and build emotional muscle, as  means to gain...

The Pulsera Project is a non-profit organization that empowers artisans from Nicaragua and Guatemala. These artisans create cool, colorful bracelets called pulseras.  Each pulsera comes with the person's picture who made it.

This project helps artists with better housing, loans for their businesses, education for their children, and working rights. A...

January 16, 2018

As the recipient of the San Diego Parent Educator of the year award, Susie Walton is a leading expert in the field of communications and relationships with an emphasis on family dynamics.

Ms. Walton is a pioneer in parent education and has been leading seminars, hands-on workshops, full-length parenting classes, instructor trainings, teacher in-servi...

October 30, 2017

Rhoades School middle school students enjoyed a "thriller" of an evening on Friday night at their Foundation sponsored Halloween dance with tunes from DJ Nick!  We think that everyone agreed that having a DJ added to the fun atmosphere at the event, as he kept everyone on their feet dancing all night with favorite tunes such as YMCA and The Cupid Sh...

October 12, 2017

Halloween is just around the corner! Join us for a Spooktacular good time and enjoy a family friendly pumpkin patch experience at Tom's Pumpkin Patch, courtesy of the Rhoades Foundation.

Students can claim a free wristband* at Tom's Adventure Pumpkin Patch (across from the 7-11) at 105 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. on either Tuesday October 24th or Wednesda...

October 4, 2017

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.  She will return in the spring to meet with 7th graders, who were in Catalina last week.

Dr. O'Donnell's focus was on helping children "navigate their social and emotional" worlds. She provided parents with...

September 28, 2017

Your Foundation team has been hard at work to meet the needs of your children and enhance their experience here at Rhoades through our various programs, activities and events.  The Foundation’s mission is to support the school, build a strong sense of community and school spirit, and bring social and educational programs to both students and their f...

September 27, 2017

Food waste and insecurity is our service learning theme for the 2017/18 school year, and we've had a great start with a special screening of Just Eat It for students.  Just Eat It looks at our systemic obsession with expiry dates, perfect produce and portion sizes, and reveals the core of this seemingly insignificant issue that is having devastating...

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