From the Dad's Club: THANKS TO EVERYONE for your AMAZING SUPPORT of the Dad's Club!

Tue, Jun 4 6:07pm

Hello everyone!   We are so happy that this year has been so incredibly successful in terms of volunteering & supporting THE DAD'S CLUB! Many events with lots of hours of hard work and so many of you ... [More]

Have a wonderful 2019 Summer!

Thu, May 30 3:44pm

SUMMER 2019 IS HERE!!!  2019-2020 OUSD School Calendar See you on Monday,  August 12, 2019,  the first day of school From us to you, a huge THANK YOU for another wonderful school year full of learning ... [More]

A Farewell From, Ms. Hanna, Our Garden Educator

Wed, May 29 8:06pm

From our wonderful Garden Educator - Ms. Hannah. Dear Redwood Heights Community,   I want to thank all of you so much for welcoming me into this beautiful, thriving school community this year. The 201 ... [More]

Bring donations to the Spaghetti Feed! Support our Former RHS Student's School Project

Wed, May 29 2:58pm

Please bring donations to our Spaghetti Feed:) One of our former students, Adam Wulkan, is doing a project for his high school freshman English final. He is doing his project on homelessness in the Ba ... [More]

TODAY!!! Bike Mobil from 3:10 PM in! Come and bring your bike!!!

Tue, May 28 2:57pm

BIKE MOBILE this Tuesdsay & Spaghetti Feed (and ice cream :-) on Wednesday!

Mon, May 27 10:28pm

Hello everyone!   TUESDAY, starting from 3:10 pm on BIKE MOBILE is coming to RHS: bring your bike after school and get it tuned or fixed up by experts!!!! Don't miss your chance and make your kids bik ... [More]

REMINDER: Dad's club BIKE MOBILE & Spaghetti Feed next week!

Fri, May 24 5:23pm

Hello everyone!   Little reminder before we go in this super long exciting weekend!   TUESDAY, starting from 3:10 pm on BIKE MOBILE is coming to RHS: bring your bike after school and get it tuned or f ... [More]

Discussion Circle: Our Experiences about Racism, PART 2 at Redwood Heights, Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Wed, May 22 5:19pm

A discussion circle for parents and guardians led by CircleUp Education  PART 2 The theme is Discussing Our Experiences about Racism at Redwood Heights Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm ... [More]

Delicious SPAGHETTI FEED by Dad's Club -May 29th at 6:30 to 8:30pm

Tue, May 21 9:52pm

RHS families,   Please come join us at the Spaghetti Feed, sponsored by the RHS Dad's Club.  The event is Wednesday, May 29th, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, in the RHS multi-purpose room.    We'll be serving s ... [More]

BikeMobil at RHS next Tuesday (5/28) after school until 5:30 pm

Tue, May 21 5:42pm

Hello RHS families!   It was a big disappointment when we had to cancel the BIKE RODEO last Saturday. But we are BACK with another plan, that will bring the BIKEMOBIL with its amazing bike service to ... [More]

Support our Former RHS Student's School Project

Mon, May 20 10:39am

One of our former students, Adam Wulkan, is doing a project for his high school freshman English final. He is doing his project on homelessness in the Bay Area and is planning to collect canned food, ... [More]

IMPORTANT: BIKE RODEO is cancelled due to bad weather conditions!

Thu, May 16 12:20pm

Hello RHS community!   We are super sorry, but we have to cancel the BIKE RODEO this Saturday because of the weather forecast. It is an all outside event and the rain would just not make it fun!!!!   ... [More]

Spaghetti Feed on 5/29 starting at 5 pm - PUT IT IN YOUR CALENDAR!!!!

Sat, May 11 10:44pm

Hello everyone!   This is a super important announcement:   SPAGHETTI FEED IS ON WEDNESDAY, 5/29 starting at 5 pm! Volunteer sheet will be available soon! Put it in your calendar, so that there is not ... [More]

*****URGENT WALKATHON UPDATE!!*****

Thu, May 9 7:22pm

***URGENT WALKATHON UPDATE***   Hello RHS Community!   Our final Walkathon collection day (to count towards prizes) is TOMORROW, FRIDAY MAY 10TH. We are still $22,000 short of our goal of $70,000, so ... [More]

BIKE RODEO is happening soon! Save the date: Saturday, 5/18!

Tue, May 7 5:14pm

Hello everyone!   The weather is getting really nicer and bike season is here!!! Get the bikes out and...   COME JOIN US FOR THE FUN MORNING OF OUR "BIKE RODEO" at the RHS to spend the day with family ... [More]

Walkathon info. and Pajama Day!

Tue, May 7 3:14pm

Hello RHS Community!   We have reached another Walkathon milestone - $45,000 collected thus far!! Given that, this Friday May 10th will be PAJAMA DAY!! Come to school wearing your most cozy, comfy paj ... [More]

Farewell to Coach C

Tue, May 7 10:34am

As many of you know, Jason Cartwright has not been at RHS much after the strike. Sadly, he is leaving us but wanted an opportunity to say goodbye. He'll be at the RHS rec center Tuesday May 7 from 3PM ... [More]

5/6/19 Spotlight on Learning

Fri, May 3 4:56pm

Available now! Our 2019-2020 OUSD Calendar: https://www.ousd.org/districtcalendar  What's Happening in the Redwood Heights' Library Upcoming Visits: May 13  Author Visit Nikki Shannon Smith    May 20t ... [More]

PLEASE HELP TONIGHT!

Fri, May 3 3:53pm

Hey Parents,  would you be able to donate even a bit of your time to help make KIDS NIGHT OUT safe and successful?    We are in need of more chaperones.  (we have 7 chaperones for 70 kids - at last co ... [More]

May Highlights

Fri, May 3 10:01am

  TONIGHT! Friday, May 3rd, 6:00-9:00 PM Kids will enjoy a yummy, fun-filled, jam-packed evening for kids only Parents will get 3 WHOLE HOURS for whatever you want :) Food: Pizza, hot dogs, popcorn an ... [More]

LAST DAD'S CLUB MEETING FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR - this Tuesday, 5/7 at 7 pm - COME AND JOIN!

Fri, May 3 6:29am

Hello everyone!   What a great school year and how fast it went by. And now we are hosting the last meeting of this year. Come and join us to talk about the upcoming events and everything else.   When ... [More]

Library Committee Meeting

Thu, May 2 4:16pm

Come one Come ALL!   Mark Your Calendars for the final Library Committee Meeting of the school year.     Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Help make our library program better here at RHS.  Many h ... [More]

Important Walkathon Info.

Thu, May 2 1:37pm

Hello Redwood Heights Community!   Thank you to all  that came out to support our school last Saturday.  We had a great Walkathon!   We have our fourth Walkathon collection day TOMORROW, Friday, May 3 ... [More]

Discussion Circle: Our Experiences about Racism at Redwood Heights, Monday, May 13, 2019

Wed, May 1 1:04pm

A discussion circle for parents and guardians led by CircleUp Education  The theme is Discussing Our Experiences about Racism at Redwood Heights Date: Monday, May 13, 2019 Time: 6-8:30pm Location: RHS ... [More]

4/29/19 Spotlight on Learning

Mon, Apr 29 1:32pm

Available now! Our 2019-2020 OUSD Calendar: https://www.ousd.org/districtcalendar   Walkathon April 2019!!! Thank you to Katie and the crew! We couldn't do it without you:)!!! Saturday began with our ... [More]

Do you have extra lemons?

Mon, Apr 29 1:21pm

Hi Everybody!   If you have a lemon tree and have lemons you can't use, please bring them in for Ms. Royalty, our fabulous garden teacher.  She wants as many as she can get so the students can make le ... [More]

Angel Sponsors Needed!

Fri, Apr 26 11:31am

Hey, ya'll! Would you like to be an Angel Sponsor for an RHS student unable to get pledges? Well, here's your chance! Please use the link below. We want every student at RHS to feel included in this g ... [More]

Walkathon NEEDS YOU!

Thu, Apr 25 7:36pm

Hey Beautiful Parents! This Walkathon can’t run without YOU! If you haven’t volunteered before I can assure it’s a really fun way to take part in the Walkathon. And there are lots of jobs and lots of ... [More]

WALKATHON VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!

Tue, Apr 23 5:57pm

Hi All!   The Walkathon is coming up THIS SATURDAY, 4/27!  We are in need of many, many more volunteers to staff the event.  Please peruse the sign up and volunteer where you can:   https://www.konste ... [More]

Walkathon Collections

Fri, Apr 19 2:15pm

Hello RHS Community! If you haven't yet done so, create that Walk Starter page! It is, without a doubt, the easiest way to collect and track pledges. Click here: rhs.walkstarter.org Walkathon Collecti ... [More]

Safe Routes 2 School Survey

Fri, Apr 19 9:28am

Dear parents and caregivers,   Please help the Alameda Safe Routes 2 School (SR2S) program bring more effective biking and walking safety programming to your student's school by taking this brief pare ... [More]

Dad's Club - Come SIGN UP for WATER HEROES, SET UP & CLEAN UP or ANY OTHER TASK at WALKATHON!!!

Thu, Apr 18 1:54pm

Hello!   The PTA is doing a great job of organizing this amazing event for our school. But every year we need lots of help to make it happen.   Please follow the link and sign up for the WATER HEROES ... [More]

Oakland Ed Fund Party for Volunteers

Wed, Apr 17 11:53am

  Let's Celebrate a Great School Year! REGISTER FOR THE PARTY Dear RHS Community, Thank you so much for supporting student achievement in Oakland during the 2018-19 school year! We are throwing a part ... [More]

4/15/19 Spotlight on Learning: Preventing Discrimination @ RHS

Mon, Apr 15 5:47pm

Available now! Our 2019-2020 OUSD Calendar: https://www.ousd.org/districtcalendar   Hello Redwood Heights Parents, There have been a series of recent incidents at our school involving students’ use of ... [More]

Walkathon Collection Day Tomorrow !

Thu, Apr 11 7:52pm

Hello RHS Community!   Tomorrow is our first walkathon collection day.  Please ensure your kiddos bring their collection envelopes to school tomorrow.   Thanks from your Walkathon Committee!  

1st Walkathon Collection TOMORROW

Thu, Apr 11 7:47pm

Hello RHS Community! The first walkathon collection day is tomorrow. Please ensure your kids bring their donation envelopes tomorrow. Collection will take place every Friday through May 10th. Time to ... [More]

LAST CALL for DAD'S CLUB GOLF KART RALLY!

Thu, Apr 11 5:51pm

Hey Golfers & Non-Golfers!   This 6th annual golf kart rally is a very important fundraiser for our public elementary school, as it raises funds for extracurricular activities for all of our arts prog ... [More]

Love Your Park event (this Saturday) NEEDS VOLUNTEERS! Sign up here :)

Tue, Apr 9 4:08pm

  Please use the link below to sign up for a quick, fun stint at the event:   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e45afad22a4fa7-love   Thank you, see you there!!!

Redwood Heights Recreation Center Event

Tue, Apr 9 10:28am

Love Your Park Family Fun Day & Fundraiser Benefitting the Redwood Heights Park Renovation Project APRIL 13, 2019 3:00 PM to 7:30 PM, followed by Movie in the Park Redwood Heights Park - 3883 Aliso, O ... [More]

Friendly Reminder: Dad's Club Meeting on Tuesday, 4/9 at 7 pm

Sun, Apr 7 8:36pm

Hello everyone!   Just wanted to remind everyone for the monthly Dad's Club Meeting this Tuesday. We are meeting to talk about all the projects and important matters. Everyone is welcome, please just ... [More]

April Showers Brings Highlights

Wed, Apr 3 10:14pm

Thank you for attending our March PTA general meeting, where we sought your input on budget priorities for the next school year. Please review the Budget Presentation (the same one presented at the me ... [More]

IMPORTANT! Dad's Club Meeting on Tuesday, 4/9 (NOT TODAY!!!) at 7 pm

Tue, Apr 2 11:46am

Hello everyone!   Just wanted to remind everyone for the monthly Dad's Club Meeting on Tuesday 4/9 at 7 pm. We are meeting to talk about all the projects and important matters. Everyone is welcome, pl ... [More]

Don’t miss out!

Wed, Mar 27 7:35pm

Spring Break is halfway over! Do you know where your children will go after school when we return? There are still spaces in after school enrichment classes! Some new classes are starting as soon as w ... [More]

In Search For NON-GOLFERS and GOLFERS for our GOLF KART RALLY With GUARANTEED Fun - SIGN UP NOW

Tue, Mar 26 6:54am

Hello everyone!   You have 3 OPTIONS (I'm sure you are curious by now :-)   1) You are golfing and already know you like it - then you NEED to sign up for our amazing RHS Dad's Club fundraiser at http ... [More]

3/15 Spotlight on Learning: STMATH, Report Cards, Minimum Days

Sat, Mar 16 9:20am

  FRIENDLY REMINDER: MINIMUM DAYS ALL WEEK, 3/18 - 3/22 Report Cards will be delivered this week.     March 15, 2019   Dear Redwood Heights Community, It’s come to our attention that there was recentl ... [More]

SORRY! Wrong date in first announcement! PARENT WORK DAY IS THIS SATURDAY, 3/16 at 9 am

Thu, Mar 14 1:49pm

Hello everyone!   After this amazing time where the teacher showed us their commitment, let's show them how committed we are and fixing up things in the school. Let's meet this Saturday, 3/16 at 9 am ... [More]

MARCH into the Highlights

Wed, Mar 13 9:03pm

  There's still time to participate in the Golden Sneaker Contest! Help your classroom win the infamous TROPHY by... walking, rolling, and/or carpooling to school for the rest of THIS WEEK.  If you do ... [More]

Please join garden committee!

Wed, Mar 13 10:22am

Hi Families!   Now that we have an awesome, healthy veggie garden going, we're finally getting around to organizing our first "garden committee" meeting. Thank you to those of you who signed our inter ... [More]

YOU HAVE 3 OPTIONS and you NEED TO READ THEM! It's about an important SAVE THE DATE!

Tue, Mar 5 9:18pm

Hello everyone!   You have 3 OPTIONS (I'm sure you are curious by now :-)   1) You are golfing and already know you like it - then you NEED to sign up for our amazing RHS Dad's Club fundraiser at http ... [More]

VARIETY SHOW this FRIDAY, 3/8 at 7 pm - COME AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY EVENT

Tue, Mar 5 8:50pm

Hello RHS family community!   Despite all the strike events happening in the last few weeks, we are ON WITH OUR ANNUAL VARIETY SHOW and it is happening THIS FRIDAY! Lots of children have prepared spec ... [More]

See you in the morning, Monday, 3/4/19.

Sun, Mar 3 8:24pm

  Back Together Again!   We are looking forward to seeing our energetic, effervescent Sammy Squirrels back in the hallways and classrooms on Monday, March 4th, 2019! THANK YOU Redwood Heights Communit ... [More]

Back to School!

Sun, Mar 3 7:58pm

Good evening RHS Families. The contract was ratified, strike is over, and teachers WILL be back in school tomorrow! LET’S GIVE OUR TEACHERS & SUPPORT STAFFERS A BIG HUG TOMORROW when we see them!

Friendly Reminder: Dad's Club Meeting on Tuesday, 3/5 at 7 pm

Sun, Mar 3 7:26pm

Hello everyone!   Just wanted to remind everyone for the monthly Dad's Club Meeting this Tuesday. We are meeting to talk about all the projects and important matters. Everyone is welcome, please just ... [More]

UPDATE: Teachers will vote to approve tentative agreement on SUNDAY, March 3nd, 2019

Sat, Mar 2 6:38pm

  Back Together Again Soon! Dear Redwood Heights Community, Our striking teachers are working tirelessly in support of our students.  Oakland Education Association president, Keith Brown, told The Chr ... [More]

OUSD and OEA Come to Historic Agreement to End Teachers’ Strike

Fri, Mar 1 3:05pm

  Back Together Again! Please read: OUSD and OEA Come to Historic Agreement to End Teachers' Strike OEA reaches a tentative agreement with OUSD -   https://oaklandea.org/updates/oea-reaches-tentative- ... [More]

VARIETY SHOW IS ON! Rehearsal tomorrow at 5 pm and the "GRAND SHOW" is Friday, 3/8

Fri, Mar 1 7:33am

Hello all,    As you may have already heard, after much careful consideration, we are happy to announce that the Variety Show will go on, next Friday, March 9th.   In these times of struggle, we belie ... [More]

Meet Your State Reps Thursday Evening

Wed, Feb 27 10:01pm

Our state elected officials will appear Thursday night. It is open to all and includes a potluck dinner. Meet Senator Skinner, assemblyman Bonta and assembly member Wicks without traveling all the way ... [More]

Walkathon Theme Contest!

Wed, Feb 27 2:47pm

Hello All!   Entries are still being accepted for this year's Walkathon theme contest. For ease, please use the link below to submit ideas. Please get them in by Tuesday March 5th.   Thanks from your ... [More]

School will be open tomorrow, 2/26/19 during 4th day of strike

Mon, Feb 25 7:28pm

Dear Redwood Heights Community, OUSD has announced that the strike continues tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Redwood Heights Elementery will be open. Keep embracing our values of kindness and respec ... [More]

Letters for Sacramento - Due Wednesday

Mon, Feb 25 3:46pm

Dear RHS Community,   I’ve walked the picket line, attended rally’s and visited the district.   I’m ready to level up!   I am planning to take a group of fourth graders on a bit of a solidarity home s ... [More]

Unfortunate Incident @ Redwood Heights, 2/22/19

Fri, Feb 22 9:43pm

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."  - Coretta Scott King   Dear Redwood Heights Community, This has been a full week with a wide ra ... [More]

CANCELLED!!! Dad's Club PARENTS WORK DAY 2/23 is not happening!

Thu, Feb 21 10:05pm

Hey everyone!   As long as the strike is on, we will not do the PARENT's WORK DAY. So this Saturday will not happen! If you signed up, thank you so much for your commitment! We will inform you about t ... [More]

OEA Strike will continue Friday, FEB, 22, 2019

Thu, Feb 21 6:19pm

Dear Redwood Heights Community, OEA has announced that their members will continue the strike on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Redwood Heights Elementery will be open. Some of our parents will decide to keep ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: February 20, 2019

Wed, Feb 20 12:50am

Click on this link for the full version:  RHS Spotlight on Learning   

Teacher Strike begins this THURSDAY!

Tue, Feb 19 11:03am

When will the strike begin and how long will it last? OEA announced on Saturday that the teacher strike will begin on Thursday, February 21. Presumably, the strike will last as long as it takes for th ... [More]

Strike BEGINS this THURSDAY!

Sat, Feb 16 2:30pm

OEA Teacher Strike Update - February 16, 2019   If you need background info, the February 4th Community Meeting at RHS was live-streamed on the RHS Community Facebook Page: facebook.com/groups/1494343 ... [More]

Walkathon Prep is here!

Thu, Feb 14 2:07pm

Hello RHS Folks!   Walkathon preparation is here! Please save the date for Saturday, April 27th!  (Due to the shift in the school year, the Walkathon has been moved up one week to the last Saturday in ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: February 11, 2019

Mon, Feb 11 4:42pm

Click on this link for the full version:  RHS Spotlight on Learning   

Dad's Club PARENTS WORK DAY 2/23 from 9am on - come on help!

Wed, Feb 6 8:47pm

Hello everyone!   Eric (thank you so much!) is organizing the Dad's Club PARENTS WORK DAY! WHEN: 2/23 from 9 am on WHERE: meet at the entrance WHAT TO BRING: if you have tools, bring them with   We ha ... [More]

Ace Laurel Hardware Fundraising Event for RHS

Wed, Feb 6 11:49am

Hi RHS families- If anyone is considering taking on some home and/or yard improvements this month, please consider a visit to the Laurel Ace Hardware store. They’re doing a fundraiser for the RHS gard ... [More]

Friendly Reminder: This Tuesday is Dad's Club Meeting at 7 pm

Sun, Feb 3 8:27pm

Hello!   Yeah, it's February, if you believe it or not! And yes, first Tuesday is reserved for the super important Dad's Club meeting.   Where: Monahan's on the Hill, 2820 Mountain Blvd, Oakland When: ... [More]

Highlights: Show RHS LOVE edition

Thu, Jan 31 7:32pm

    In showing our RHS teachers our support, we have tentatively scheduled Teacher Appreciation Week. Sign-Ups for providing meals will be created later today. If a strike is inevitable, we will resch ... [More]

The California Healthy Kids Survey

Wed, Jan 30 3:12pm

January 30th, 2019   Dear Redwood Heights Parents and Caregivers,   Every year, OUSD administers an anonymous survey called The California Healthy Kids Survey. All parents or caregivers, staff members ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: Mark Your Calendar

Fri, Jan 25 4:49pm

  A few of our 4th grade and 5th grade students have signed up for ... REDWOOD HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY Spelling Bee At this event we will celebrate talented student spellers !!! When: JANUARY 30, 2019 (Wed ... [More]

New Year, New Highlights

Thu, Jan 17 11:24am

Have you missed your Highlights Newsletter? Well, you're in luck! Here it is! Happy New Year... We will be speeding through this second half of the school year! And there is plenty of events to attend ... [More]

Do you have a projector the PTA can borrow for the meeting THIS Thursday 1/17??

Wed, Jan 16 12:10pm

Hi All,   Being winter (and likely stormy!), we will be showing a movie for the kids during the upcoming PTA meeting, tomorrow evening, up in the library. We are in need of a projector to hook up to a ... [More]

The Final Parent/Staff Workshop is TONIGHT!

Wed, Jan 16 11:12am

  Hello RHS parents! Tonight is our final Parent/Staff workshop - An Interactive Introduction to Implicit Bias and Microaggressions on Race. We will be providing learning about Microaggressions and im ... [More]

Variety Show Auditions!

Tue, Jan 15 4:10pm

Announcing the 71st Annual RHS Dad’s Club Variety show! Calling all performers and entertainers! The Redwood Height's Dad's Club Variety Show needs you! Can you juggle or tell a joke? Do you know how ... [More]

RHS Presents Intelligent Lives

Mon, Jan 14 11:05am

REDWOOD HEIGHTS SCHOOL Presents: Intelligent Lives Film Screening and Discussion From award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib comes INTELLIGENT LIVES, a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disab ... [More]

Parent Workshop 3 This Wednesday, January 16th

Mon, Jan 14 10:41am

Subject - Parent Workshop 3 - Implicit Bias and Institutionalized Discrimination   Hello RHS Parents! This Wednesday is our last parent workshop! It will be focused on learning more about the impact t ... [More]

Forget making breakfast - GO TO DAD'S CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST!!!

Sat, Jan 12 8:31am

Good morning everyone! Had a good night sleep and have no plans for this morning??? Then come join us for our annual Dad's club PANCAKE BREAKFAST!!! Starting now at 9 am until 11 am. Tell friends to j ... [More]

Message from the RHS Garden Teacher!

Wed, Jan 9 2:15pm

Hi RHS families- Happy new year and welcome back! Our garden is still bountiful - producing broccoli, winter greens and herbs - and we’re excited to continue cooking up healthful and delicious foods t ... [More]

Parent Workshop 2 This Wednesday, January 9th

Mon, Jan 7 11:57am

Parent Workshop 2 This Wednesday, January 9th   Hello RHS Parents!    Happy New Year! This Wednesday is Parent Workshop #2 - Developing Effective Communication, Empathy Building, & Listening Skills Us ... [More]

Friendly Reminder: Dad's Club Meeting THIS Tuesday, 1/8 at 7pm!

Mon, Jan 7 6:28am

Hey everyone & Happy New Year to you all! Let's meet this Tuesday, at 7 pm at our usual place, the Monaghan's Oakland! Address: 2820 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602   See you there Chris

Enrichment Classes Start this Monday

Fri, Jan 4 9:33pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families,   A number of enrichment classes are at risk of being canceled due to low enrollment.  They are:   Coach's Corner Cooking Round the World on Friday Fabric Arts Firecrack ... [More]

WHO DIDN'T MISS KONSTELLA, right???? Best start ever, Dad's Club PANCAKE BREAKFAST!!!!

Thu, Jan 3 9:40am

Hello RHS community!   Happy New Year 2019 to YOU ALL!!!! I hope you had a good break, lots of quality time or work or both and "einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr 2019"!   Come and celebrate the NEW YE ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: Happy Holidays & Thank you!!!

Fri, Dec 21 1:28pm

At the heart of the matter… ...are the children. I feel honored to be able to work with your children all day every day. I am also fortunate to be able to work with a group of such dedicated, compassi ... [More]

Enrichment OPEN!

Thu, Dec 13 4:40pm

Enrichment classes are ready for enrollment.  Head here and sign up as soon as possible so that the instructors know they have enough students for their classes to happen!   You'll notice that some cl ... [More]

A Friendly Reminder - TONIGHT - Workshop 1a - Working Together To Build Relationships & Identify School Climate Concerns

Wed, Dec 12 10:54am

Hello RHS Parents,  This is a friendly reminder that this evening CircleUp Education will be hosting a Parent & Stall Workshop. This workshop is a duplicate of last week's session for those families w ... [More]

Book Fair Hours

Wed, Dec 12 7:24am

Dear Parents and RHS Community!   You are Cordially Invited to Come Support the library and Shop the Scholastic Book Fair!   Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want ... [More]

RHS CircleUp ED Parent & Staff Workshop

Mon, Dec 10 6:05pm

Hello RHS Parents, This is a friendly reminder that this Wednesday evening, 6pm-8pm, CircleUp Education will be hosting a Parent & Staff Workshop. This workshop is a duplicate of last week's session f ... [More]

Scholastic BOOK FAIR!!!

Mon, Dec 10 9:01am

The scholastic book fair is online and easy to find! Please visit us at: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=redwoodheightselemschool&appesp=CPT/ib/201 ... [More]

End of ONLINE HOLIDAY TREE SALE - some are available for pick up at RHS parking lot on 12/8

Thu, Dec 6 2:09pm

Hello everyone!   Thank you so much for trusting us by ordering your HOLIDAY TREE with the Dad's Club. We will deliver the trees on Saturday morning to your house. If you chose to pick the tree up you ... [More]

A Friendly Reminder: Parent and Staff Workshop Tonight:) at RHS

Wed, Dec 5 10:20am

  Hello parents!  This is Tyrone Botelho, Co-founder of CircleUp Education.  This is a friendly reminder =) I wanted to let you all know that Workshop 1 is happening tonight at 6pm in the multipurpose ... [More]

RHS Seniors Friends Day, December 14th, 2018

Tue, Dec 4 8:09am

You are invited to... A Grand Affair RHS Senior Friends Day Friday, December 14th, 2018 Dear RHS Sammy Squirrel Families, We are inviting grandparents or senior friends of our students to join us in t ... [More]

Friendly reminder: Dad's Club monthly meeting next Tuesday...

Sun, Dec 2 7:29pm

This Tuesday it is happening again, last time in 2018! So be there and discuss all important matters:   When: Tuesday, 12/4 at 7 pm Where: Monahan's on the Hill, 2820 Mountain Blvd, Oakland   See you ... [More]

Dad's Club HOLIDAY TREE SALE - just 5 trees left for online sale!!!

Fri, Nov 30 7:40am

Hello parents!   We have just 5 trees left for our online sale. So if you don't have your tree standing in your living room, just go to our link and order it. WE DELIVER IT TO YOUR HOUSE, or you can p ... [More]

Holiday Highlights

Mon, Nov 26 11:31am

We are now in the steady streaming of shopping madness! With today being... Cyber Monday! There are many ways to shop and support RHS! Here are a few deals that end today! Don't forgot to use the Amaz ... [More]

NO WORK DAY TOMORROW DUE TO AIR QUALITY

Fri, Nov 16 5:23pm

Hello everyone!   As the school is closed and the air quality is still so horrible, we are postponing the work day tomorrow to another date. We will let you know when we have a new date.   Keep the sp ... [More]

HOLIDAY TREE SALE!!! Check it off your list - order now and pick up or get it delivered!

Fri, Nov 16 11:12am

Hello everyone!   We are so proud that we have got our hands on some trees this year!!! As you know, there is a "Holiday - Christmas tree shortage" because of the draught years ago. But we managed it ... [More]

Rescheduling Parent/Teacher Conferences

Thu, Nov 15 2:30pm

Hello RHS Families,   If you had a parent/teacher conference scheduled for tomorrow, November 16th, you will need to reschedule due to the school closures in OUSD.  Please look for communication from ... [More]

NO SCHOOL TOMORROW, NOVEMBER 16TH

Thu, Nov 15 2:19pm

Hello Redwood Heights Families,   You may have heard from OUSD that due to the current air quality conditions, they have decided to close all OUSD schools and offices tomorrow, Friday, November 16th.  ... [More]

Dad's Club in search for "philanthropic companies" for our fundraiser events

Mon, Nov 12 3:45pm

Hello parents of our wonderful school!   The Dad's Club is searching new sources to be a part of our fundraising events, like GOLF KART RALLEY and other events. We want to reach out to you and ask you ... [More]

Last Chance to win a Pizza Party for your child’s class!

Mon, Nov 12 11:42am

The first three classes to win Comfort Kit Pizza Parties this year were Ms. Boston’s, Ms. Kendricks and Ms. Chu’s in that order! Congratulations! I believe this has been the fastest year for the first ... [More]

Only the Amazon link on RHS website will earn RHS up to 10%!

Sat, Nov 10 10:28am

  The holiday season is nearly upon us! If you are making purchases on Amazon, please use the LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RHS WEBSITE (https://www.ousd.org/redwoodheights) to earn the most rewards.   Pl ... [More]

11/09/18 Keeping Your Children Safe with regard to Air Quality @ RHS

Fri, Nov 9 7:25am

  Dear Redwood Heights Family, Just checked AirNow.gov  to review the air conditions at RHS and it states that it is "unhealthy". All students will remain inside today. If you have any questions or co ... [More]

11/08/18 Keeping Your Children Safe with regard to Air Quality @ RHS

Thu, Nov 8 1:25pm

  Dear Redwood Heights Family, Smoke from the Bute County fires and gusts of wind is affecting the air quality here at RHS.  We are reviewing the air quality at AirNow.gov  to check the local quality ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: 11/05/18

Mon, Nov 5 6:08pm

https://www.ousd.org/Page/14364 OUSD Enrollment FAQ No School, MON, 11/12/18 in honor of Veteran's Day   Parent Teacher Conferences, TUE, 11/13/18 - FRI, 11/16/18   Using Our Words Tool: I use the "ri ... [More]

Friendly Reminder: next Tuesday monthly meeting at 7pm coming up!!!

Sun, Nov 4 9:08pm

Hello everyone!   So many exciting events in the past 2 weeks! Wow, thanks for all your participation and your amazing help!!!   This Tuesday, 11/6 we are meeting again at Monaghan's on the Hill, 2820 ... [More]

The Highlights: Auction Edition

Tue, Oct 30 11:33am

Harvest for Learning Auction Update   The online auction closed on Saturday night with a flurry of last minute bids. Most importantly, it raised over $18K for our school! Raffle & Wine Collections Thi ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: 10/28/18

Mon, Oct 29 10:49am

Friendly Reminder: Upcoming Teacher Planning Minimum Day: TUE, October 30th, 2018  Halloween Parade @ WED, October 31st, 2018 -  12:45 to approximately 1:30--Parade!       Using Our Words Tool: I use ... [More]

FINAL CALL: Fall Carnival tomorrow needs more sign-ups and cupcakes :-)

Fri, Oct 26 2:25pm

Hello everyone!   We are soooo close to the event, but still lots of open spots for lots of fun things:   TODAY AFTERNOON for SET UP (you can also just show up and help!!!!) SET UP TOMORROW MORNING GR ... [More]

Online Auction Closes Soon!

Thu, Oct 25 8:02am

Don’t miss out on the fun and excitement! The RHS Online Auction is only open for 3 more days! There are some incredible deals right now: ~Sarah Science Camp (Currently 70% off Sticker Price) ~Head Ro ... [More]

CUPCAKES for "Cake Walk" needed and people who love to get dunked in the DUNK TANK!

Wed, Oct 24 4:23pm

Hello everyone!   Yes, me again! Another way of helping out and doing a fun project with your kids, MAKING CUPCAKES for the "Cake Walk" this Saturday at the FALL CARNIVAL! If you can make some, please ... [More]

FALL CARNIVAL - super kids event this SATURDAY from 10 to 3!! Games, food and prizes!!!

Tue, Oct 23 2:27pm

Hey everyone!   Don't miss out on that special event for all students of RHS! It is the annual FALL CARNIVAL from the Dad's Club and all the fun it comes with! Lots of booths with fun games and prizes ... [More]

Halloween Day Schedule

Thu, Oct 18 10:02am

Dear RHS Families,   I hope you're enjoying the weekend and looking forward to our Halloween celebrations this coming week. I know the kids are excited and I am as well! Halloween is a great time for ... [More]

Your PTA Newsletter

Tue, Oct 16 1:15pm

Hello RHS Families, Here is your PTA Newsletter! Your 2nd and final for the month of October. We have a couple important events happening tomorrow and Thursday. Please grab your midday work snack and ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: 10/08/18 Reading Assessment Information

Sun, Oct 7 12:23pm

Friendly Reminder: Upcoming Teacher Planning Minimum Day: TUE, October 30th, 2018  The Empathy Tool: I care for others. I care for myself. Empathy is noticing how another person is feeling and being a ... [More]

Your Redwood Highlights Newsletter, October Edition

Thu, Oct 4 12:20pm

  Hello RHS Community, Do you know what's happening tomorrow? A LOT!  - We have 1st Friday Coffee at Aliso Yard in the morning. So stop by during morning drop offs, with your mugs in hand, to say hell ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: 10/01/18

Mon, Oct 1 8:03pm

Friendly Reminder: Upcoming Teacher Planning Minimum Day: TUE, October 30th, 2018        Listening Tool: I listen with my ears, eyes and heart.  Listening with one's heart is the key to strong relatio ... [More]

Friendly Reminder: Dad's Club meeting tomorrow at 7pm

Mon, Oct 1 1:55pm

Hello everyone!   We had a great start into our new school year and some really good events. Now it is time to talk about all those things and plan the next events. Take some time and meet us at our m ... [More]

Crock Pots for Spaghetti Feed tomorrow needed!!!!

Wed, Sep 26 10:36pm

Hello everyone!   Please bring a CROCK POT if you have one to spare for one night.  Please label them with your name and drop them off anytime before 5:30pm in the Cafeteria.   Also, if you come to th ... [More]

Parents work day this Saturday 9/29 from 8am on

Tue, Sep 25 9:04am

Hello! This is a great way to make the school a better and safer place. Eric Turk will lead the work day and will be so excited to see you this Saturday at 8am at the school. If you have some tools, b ... [More]

GS WARRIOR's vs ORLANDO MAGIC with RHS Dad's Club - Monday, 11/26 at 7:30 - STILL TICKETS AVAILABLE!

Fri, Sep 21 8:49pm

Hello Warrior's fan community!   The moment you have waited for: GOLDEN STATE WARRIOR's VS. ORLANDO MAGIC   There are still tickets available, but grab yours before they are gone! Call you family and ... [More]

Friendly reminder: Dad's Club SPAGHETTI FEED in 7 days - 9/27 from 6:30 to 8:30pm

Thu, Sep 20 6:32am

Spending a relaxed evening with other families while enjoying the best ever spaghetti and salad! Sounds fun! Twice a year, the Dad's Club serves everyone, so that they can enjoy quality time together ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: Tech Update 9/19/8

Wed, Sep 19 4:36pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Lexia Assessment The very first time students login to Lexia (our online word study and phonics program) they take a placement assessment. Lexia then places them at the ... [More]

Nationwide Emergency Alert Tomorrow

Wed, Sep 19 2:57pm

Dear RHS Families,  We want to let you know there will a nation wide drill tomorrow of the Emergency Alert Systems.  The alert will be sent at 11:18 a.m. Pacific Coast Time.     Please know that this ... [More]

Your Redwood Highlights Newsletter

Mon, Sep 17 10:13pm

Good Evening Redwood Heights Community, Here is your dose of PTA news! Go ahead and take this to bed as your evening digest... Or save this newsletter to go with your morning coffee. There is a lot of ... [More]

Delicious SPAGHETTI FEED by Dad's Club - September 27th at 6:30 to 8:30pm

Mon, Sep 17 5:57am

RHS families ,   Please come join us at the annual Fall Spaghetti Feed, sponsored by the RHS Dad's Club.  The event is Thursday, September 27, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, in the RHS multi-purpose room.  (Ple ... [More]

WARRIOR's GAME NIGHT is ON! Online ticket sales starts now - as long as tickets available!

Thu, Sep 13 2:30pm

Hello Warrior's fan community!   The moment you have waited for: GOLDEN STATE WARRIOR's VS. ORLANDO MAGIC   Novmeber 26th, at 7:30pm at Oracle Arena in Oakland 90 Dollar per ticket, that includes: • A ... [More]

Dad's Club SOCIAL BBQ - THIS SATURDAY 9/15 from 12 to 3pm

Thu, Sep 13 2:21pm

FRIENDLY REMINDER!   This Saturday is the big event you are looking forward to. The Dad's Club is hosting it's SOCIAL BBQ & HANG OUT. It The event if for FREE and NO VOLUNTEERING is required! We are i ... [More]

Dad's Club - SOCIAL BBQ - just hang out, no volunteering :-)

Mon, Sep 10 4:53pm

Hello everyone!   This Saturday is the big event you are looking forward to. The Dad's Club is hosting it's SOCIAL BBQ & HANG OUT. We are inviting you to bring the family and enjoy a good BBQ and some ... [More]

The Auction is Coming! Save the Date and Donate a Party!

Sun, Sep 9 8:54pm

Auction season is here! NOW!   As you’ve probably heard, the Auction is the biggest fundraiser for our school, with the signature event happening on November 3, at Mills College. Its goal is to raise ... [More]

First Dad's Club Meeting - tomorrow Tuesday 9/4 at 7pm

Mon, Sep 3 9:08am

Come and join us and find more out about our amazing Dad's Club. We will discuss the whole year full of exciting events and make plans for certain activities. You are welcome to join and participate! ... [More]

A Message from our RHS Garden Educator, Ms. Royalty

Fri, Aug 31 6:43pm

Hi Redwood Heights families! It's been wonderful getting to know you and your amazing kids over the last couple weeks. Thank you for being such a supportive, welcoming community. We've been busy plant ... [More]

Spotlight on Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Fri, Aug 31 6:10pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, As we relax into our three day Labor Day Weekend please take time to read about our next School Wide TOOLBOX Lesson for the week of 9/4/18:  THE QUIET/SAFE PLACE TOOL I ... [More]

Redwood Highlights

Thu, Aug 30 11:56am

Hello RHS Community, We hope that your families have adjusted to the new school year! We are now in full speed into September with some Highlights!   The goal of the Reach New Heights Giving Campaign ... [More]

Correct time for tonight's event!!

Tue, Aug 28 3:06pm

Hello again,   The correct time for tonight's Parent Ed presentation is 6:00-7:15.  We apologize for the mistake in the recent message about childcare.

Childcare will be provided at Parent Ed Night

Tue, Aug 28 2:36pm

Hello RHS families,   Good news!  Childcare will be available at our Parent Education Night tonight.  The presentation will be from 6:30-7:30.  We hope to see you there!

Note from Mara

Sat, Aug 25 3:26pm

Dear RHS families and community,   Hope the school year is off to a lovely and generative start!   I am writing to inform you of some big news, which many of you are likely aware of at this point - I ... [More]

1st Parent Education Night: Fostering A Positive School Climate

Fri, Aug 24 3:03pm

Dear RHS Community! Thank you for attending our 2018-2019 Back to School Night! We hope you made great connections with caregivers and teachers.  Much appreciations to our teachers for their hard-work ... [More]

SPAGHETTI FEED is now on 9/27!!! New date!!!

Mon, Aug 20 2:19pm

Hello everyone!   Because of the "Staff Development Day" of RHS on Friday, 9/28 we are moving the Spaghetti Feed up a day to make sure lots of people are coming and celebrating with us. So, put it rig ... [More]

Welcome Back 2018-2019!

Tue, Aug 14 7:44pm

Redwood Heights - a friendly, vibrant community where all students thrive. Dear Redwood Heights’ Family, Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!  We are very excited to be back to school and looking for ... [More]

WELCOME HIGHLIGHTS!

Fri, Aug 10 9:30pm

It's time to celebrate the new school year with the 2nd Annual Community Kick-Off & Welcome Event tomorrow, SATURDAY, August 11th from 10am - 2pm!  There will be plenty of fun to be had to make the tr ... [More]