Please remember to take the CHKS Survey!

Thu, Feb 15 11:34am

Hello Wonderful RHS Community! Here is the link to the CHKS survey again.  Please take a few minutes to complete the survey.   It is so important for the district and our school to hear how you feel w ... [More]

EEK! Lost and found is bursting!

Thu, Feb 15 11:09am

Hi Everyone, Please take a look at the lost and found rack and lunch bag bin!  We will have to donate all of these wonderful items on Monday, February 19th.  And just as  important, please label every ... [More]

February 9 2018 RHS SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING

Mon, Feb 12 5:34pm

  THE POWER OF "YES, and..." - Be Kind.Be Excellent - MISTAKES ARE OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN The RHS KINDNESS PROJECT: Be a Giver of Kindness. February’s Kindness Concepts:  Gratitude: Being thankful for ... [More]

A Very Important Survey is now available to take online!

Thu, Feb 8 10:32am

Dear RHS Parents and Caregivers,   THE CHKS SURVEY IS SO IMPORTANT.  PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU TAKE 7-10 MINUTES TO COMPLETE AT YOUR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.  THANK YOU!   Every year, OUSD administers an anon ... [More]

The Highlights

Wed, Jan 31 10:58am

We apologize if you feel bombarded with information this last week. Some of it may be repeated. But, we want to make sure that you don't miss any exciting news! This edition of the Highlights has some ... [More]

Final Casting Call! RHS Variety Show Auditions - sign up by Thursday

Mon, Jan 29 8:42pm

Calling all student performers!   Polish your dancing shoes, warm up those vocal chords, dust off that hula hoop and get ready to strut your stuff for the 2018 RHS Variety Show, hosted by the Dad’s Cl ... [More]

January 22 2018 RHS SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING

Sun, Jan 21 1:34pm

  THE POWER OF "YES, and..." - Be Kind.Be Excellent - MISTAKES ARE OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN The RHS KINDNESS PROJECT: Be a Giver of Kindness. January’s Kindness Concepts: CARING - Feeling & showing conc ... [More]

1st Highlights of the New Year

Wed, Jan 17 11:36am

Hello RHS Community! Hope your family has gotten back into the regular routine of things. After the holidays, the school year moves rather quickly. Please make sure to read all the communication threa ... [More]

TOMORROW - Raffle for Variety Show Front Row Seats!!!

Fri, Jan 12 6:04pm

Dear RHS,   Tomorrow at the Dad's Club Pancake Breakfast we will be raffling off FOUR FRONT ROW SEATS for the Variety Show being held on March 9th!!! That's right!  You and your family will be treated ... [More]

SAVE THE DATE - RHS Dad's Club Annual Golf Tournament (04/13/2018)

Thu, Jan 11 10:06am

Hello RHS Community,   Mark your calendars!!!  The Annual RHS Dad's Club Golf Tournament for the Arts will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 @ the Metropolitan Golf Links. More details to come in the ... [More]

January 2018 RHS SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING

Mon, Jan 8 3:35pm

THE POWER OF "YES, AND..." - BE KIND.BE EXCELLENT  MISTAKES ARE OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN Upcoming Events: SAT, January 13th---Dad's Club Breakfast (see Konstella calendar for details) MON, January 15th ... [More]

Important Enrichment Info - New session starts Monday!

Thu, Jan 4 12:42pm

Happy New Year!   Enrichment classes kick off on Monday.  There are a few that are at risk of cancellation without more enrollment:   Ukulele for 3 - 5 graders and/or parents on Mondays Basic Animatio ... [More]

RHS Art-Maker Family Night

Wed, Dec 20 3:25pm

Dear RHS Families,   We are excited to announce a family art and maker night with our artist in residence, Mara Gerson!  Please bring the whole family to what is sure to be an exciting evening of maki ... [More]

Dec. 18-22 Minimum day cancellation reminder

Thu, Dec 14 3:12pm

Hello RHS Community,   In the past, we have had a full week of minimum days during the week of school right before the holiday break.  This year we have CANCELLED the minimum days scheduled for next w ... [More]

Winter 2018 Enrichment Classes now Available - Scholarship requests due TOMORROW!

Thu, Dec 14 11:36am

  Enrichment classes for next quarter are up on the website and open for registration.     http://redwoodheightsschool.com/tws/lmbeloadpage.asp?extra99=extra99&demo=&param19=&compid=rhs&pageid=11_rhs& ... [More]

Countdown to Winter Break

Wed, Dec 13 10:09am

No Before-School or After-School Care at Rockets tomorrow, 12/5/17

Mon, Dec 4 4:07pm

As a courtesy to Breht Clark at the Redwood Heights Rec. Center, we are reaching out to you to let you know that all City of Oakland Public Works Departments, which includes all city Recreation Center ... [More]

RHS Spotlight on Learning

Fri, Dec 1 6:01pm

Redwood Heights Themes: “You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” ― Richard Branson Dear Redwood Heights Families, We hope all of you had a wonderful vacat ... [More]

LIMITED AVAILABILITY!!! - RHS DC X-Mas Trees Available for Pick Up

Thu, Nov 30 6:25am

Hello everyone,   First, thank you to everyone who helped make the online x-mas tree sale a success!   In addition to the trees we sold online, we will have 10 trees for sale ON-SITE ONLY at RHS this ... [More]

LAST CALL FOR ORDERING SCHOOL PHOTOS

Wed, Nov 29 10:44am

Tomorrow (November 30) is the last day to order your child's school photos! https://lorifullerphotography.shootproof.com/gallery/rhs2017/   Remember to check the Makeup Day folder if your child was ab ... [More]

UPDATE:  Support RHS when you shop on Amazon.com - link on RHS website is a better deal.

Sat, Nov 25 11:32am

    6% back from the Amazon link on the RHS website, vs. 0.5% on the Smile link.  Every little bit helps.  For more $$ back to RHS, go to the RHS website and enter Amazon through the link at the botto ... [More]

Support RHS when you shop on Amazon.com - it's easy!

Wed, Nov 22 10:24am

Shopping this week?   Support RHS when you shop on Black Friday.   Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/94-3180327 and Amazon donates a percentage of every purchase to the Redwood Heights School Parents Fund Ass ... [More]

Dad's Club X-Mas Tree Sale - ON NOW!

Tue, Nov 21 2:48pm

Redwood Heights School Dads Club 28th Annual HOLIDAY TREE SALE We have trees!  Despite an industry wide shortage, we will once again be offering beautiful 7-8 foot Noble Fir trees for purchase this ye ... [More]

Thankful for Redwood Heights

Sat, Nov 18 5:56pm

The first day of school for the 2018-19 School Year is August 13.   FIND and APPLY to OUSD schools by January 26, 2018! Hi Families, As we reflect on gratitude, I want to take this opportunity to shar ... [More]

Rainy Day Read

Thu, Nov 9 11:28am

Apologies for the daily! I'm still recovering for all that auction and warriors night fun! Here is the highlights in no particular order. Open attachment for clickable links. Stay Dry!

Harvest for Learning Auction Success & Fund-a-need Clarification

Tue, Nov 7 9:12am

I want to thank everyone that helped make the Harvest for Learning Celebration a success! Despite a hiccup or two, by all accounts, folks had a fantastic time  I mean come on people. I’ve got two word ... [More]

Follow RHS Visual Art on Instagram

Mon, Nov 6 4:51pm

Hi families, faculty and staff - You can follow our learning in the art studio on instagram @redwood_art_studio! I document almost every art class and will upload images of student processes and compl ... [More]

Good Morning RHS Families! Auction Catalog ONLINE Now and What to Expect on Saturday, November 4!

Thu, Nov 2 7:25am

Hello families,   The Harvest for Learning Celebration is now only days away and we’re all super excited!  Here’s what you need to know:   STILL NEED YOUR HELP Thank you to those who’ve volunteered to ... [More]

No after-school care at Rockets tomorrow!

Wed, Nov 1 2:48pm

This is a very important message for all RHS families who use Rockets for after-school care.   As a courtesy to Breht Clark at the Redwood Heights Rec. Center, we are reaching out to you to let you kn ... [More]

Important volunteer reminders--please read

Mon, Oct 30 3:35pm

Hello Parents and Caregivers,   Field trips and school volunteer opportunities are in full swing!  Many thanks to everyone who helps our school be the best it can be for our students.   I have a few v ... [More]

Auction THIS Week - Everything you need to know and request for volunteers

Mon, Oct 30 9:35am

Hello RHS families,   We’re now less than a week away from the Harvest for Learning Celebration.  There’s a LOT of important news to share so let’s start with a summary.   Update on the online auction ... [More]

RHS School Portraits Reminder

Mon, Oct 30 9:34am

Have you ordered your child's school photos yet? https://lorifullerphotography.shootproof.com/gallery/rhs2017/ The final day to place orders is November 30. 

RHS 2017/2018 Minimum Days have been Revised!

Thu, Oct 26 2:50pm

REVISED! AS OF 10/26/17   Redwood Heights School Minimum Days 2017-2018   EVERY WEDNESDAY is a minimum day ADDITIONAL RHS Minimum Days:   Mon.-Fri., August 21st-25th, 2017 Tue., September 26th, 2017 M ... [More]

Better Late Than Never...

Wed, Oct 25 9:57am

There is some great information to carry into next week... Open attachment for clickable link...  

Onine Auction Open NOW!!!!! Closes Saturday, October 28 - so place your bids now!

Mon, Oct 23 11:17am

The Harvest for Learning Celebration is less than two weeks away but the action starts now!  Check out the online auction at http://events.readysetauction.com/redwoodheightspta/auction2017/home for lo ... [More]

Wine and Spirits Donations Needed! Bring 'em in starting Monday, October 23!

Thu, Oct 19 5:45pm

Hello Redwood Heights Families!   As you know, our Harvest for Learning Celebration is fast approaching. We are again requesting donations of bottles of wine to be sold during our live auction. This y ... [More]

RHS Lost and Found is overflowing!

Wed, Oct 18 3:01pm

Hello fabulous RHS families,   Our lost and found rack is overflowing!  We will roll the rack out to the playground tomorrow and Friday so that you can look for your student's belongings.  We will als ... [More]

PLEASE READ - RHS Carnival is ON!!!

Tue, Oct 17 6:32am

Good morning, RHS community.   Thank you for you patience while we worked through the issues with local air quality.  We are happy to announce that THE RHS CARNIVAL IS ON!!!   We are still in need of ... [More]

PLEASE READ - RHS Carnival and Air Quality

Sun, Oct 15 5:39pm

Dear Redwood Heights Community: As you are well aware, due to the fires in the North Bay, we are in the midst of unprecedented poor air quality, which has impacted outdoor activities within and outsid ... [More]

Update on Keeping Your Children Safe and Air Quality @ RHS

Wed, Oct 11 11:53am

  Dear Redwood Heights Family, Smoke from the North Bay fires continues to affect the air quality in Oakland.  We are reviewing the air quality at AirNow.gov  to check the local quality air conditions ... [More]

Here are the highlights for the week...

Tue, Oct 10 10:52am

Remember to open the attachment for the clickable hyperlinks.  

Oops on the first title :)! Meant: Taking Care of Our Children

Tue, Oct 10 9:12am

Dear Redwood Heights Family, Hope all is well during this unfortunate fire devastation in Santa Rosa and surrounding areas. Our hearts go out to our Bay Area community members.  I just wanted to let y ... [More]

RHS Spotlight on Learning: October 9th, 2017

Mon, Oct 9 1:36pm

Hello RHS Family - Below is important information about Teacher of the Year, Bully Prevention Month, Minimum Day Schedule Change and   2018 - 2019 New First Day of School  ____________________________ ... [More]

Auction Donations Needed - Please consider a donation today!

Tue, Oct 3 5:21pm

Friends!!!! WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! The school’s biggest fundraiser, the Redwood Heights Harvest for Learning Auction is coming up and we desperately need your donations!!!      Experiences you can share ... [More]

International Walk & Roll to School Day WED, 10/04/17 and Shoo the Flu, MON. 10/09/17

Mon, Oct 2 2:55pm

          International Walk & Roll to School Day Wednesday, October 4th, 2017   WHY should we celebrate and encourage walking and rolling to school?   What: International Walk & Roll to School Day Wh ... [More]

Some Cool News for the Next Heat Wave of Community Fun!

Thu, Sep 28 11:13am

Or should I say this newsletter too hot to handle?!?! Remember to click on the attachment for the clickable hyperlinks... PLEASE NOTE: There is a typo regarding the 1st Friday Coffee. IT IS NOT on Fri ... [More]

Final Reminder: Photo Makeup Day is tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept. 19)

Mon, Sep 18 3:27pm

Reminder that RHS Makeup Day is tomorrow (Tuesday, September 19). If your child was absent, needs a retake or would like a buddy or sibling photo, please use this sign up: http://bit.do/makeupday If y ... [More]

RHS School Photos are Now Online!

Thu, Sep 14 11:40am

RHS School Photos can be found at:  https://lorifullerphotography.shootproof.com/gallery/rhs2017/   Please see the attached PDF with clickable links to the gallery and the Makeup Day sign up.   Makeup ... [More]

September Highlights

Wed, Sep 13 12:02pm

Don't forget to check out all that Konstella has to offer. Join Committees and Social Groups to get involved in the community, meet new people, and get the latest information on what's happening aroun ... [More]

Keeping Cool at School!!!

Fri, Sep 1 3:39pm

Dear Redwood Heights Family, We had a wonderful evening with you all at our Back to School Night. Thank you for coming and beginning our year in partnership to give our students a joyful and engaging ... [More]

The 1st RHS Highlights of the School Year!

Tue, Aug 29 4:33pm

Hello RHS Families.  I know you are receiving a few things through Konstella, and are being pushed tons of information leading up to Back to School Night, this Thursday. But, please take time to scrol ... [More]

Important volunteer follow-up

Tue, Aug 29 1:20pm

Hello Families,   The new school year is off to a great start, and I would like to take this opportunity to  thank you for a successful registration process!     Many of you had your fingerprints scan ... [More]

RHS Spotlight on Learning

Mon, Aug 28 4:53pm

  RHS Spotlight on Learning Thursday, August 31, 6:30pm - 8:00pm     Dear RHS Family, Thank you for a beautiful first week of school:)! We appreciate all of you for your support and many of you who vo ... [More]

Welcome Back RHS Family!!!

Sun, Aug 20 7:51pm

  Dear Redwood Heights Family, Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! RHS Solar Eclipse update: The teachers decided to view the solar eclipse outside @10:00 am before out 10:15 am recess. We welcome p ... [More]

volunteers needed for registration

Tue, Aug 15 5:44pm

Hello RHS Community!   We still need volunteers for registration, specifically tomorrow morning from 9-12.  If you have any time to help I would be so grateful!  The sign up sheet is on Konstella, or ... [More]

Enrichment Classes - Sign up now!

Mon, Aug 14 8:55pm

Enrichment classes for Fall 2017 are now listed on the RHS Enrichment.   Check out the offerings and sign up today!  A few forms still need to be added, but most are available now.    http://redwoodhe ... [More]

Volunteers needed for Registration

Mon, Aug 14 10:32am

Hi RHS Families,   I need some help with registration!  If you are available this coming Wednesday or Saturday, I would love to have you.  Please find the sign  up sheet on Konstella under your "More" ... [More]

2017-2018 Registration details

Sun, Aug 13 8:15pm

Hello Redwood Heights School Community!   Welcome to the 2017-18 school year!   I have some important details about registration  that I'd like to share: First, if you have an incoming kindergartner, ... [More]

Welcome Back to the 2017 - 2018 School Year!

Fri, Aug 11 5:54pm

Welcome to the 2017 - 2018 School Year! Dear RHS Families and Community Members, I hope this letter finds all of you doing wonderfully well and soaking up all the fun and relaxation that summer has to ... [More]

Thank You for a great year!

Tue, Jun 13 2:44pm

Dear RHS Community,   Thank you for a fabulous 2016- 2017 school year! We've already begun planning for the next  school year and want to let you about a few things in advance:   1) Registration for t ... [More]

Walking School Bus Families - Invitation to Donate to a Gift for Elsie

Wed, Jun 7 6:22pm

Walking school bus participants, looking for a way to thank Elsie for yet another year of ensuring our kids get to school safely and on time?   Emily is collecting donations, if you would like to cont ... [More]

LAST CHANCE: Purchase School Photos from the last 2 years through this Friday

Wed, Jun 7 1:49pm

Final reminder and chance to order school portraits from this school year and last!   Galleries expire this Friday at 11:59pm.   This school year:  https://lorifullerphotography.shootproof.com/gallery ... [More]

Please pick up your child's medication by Friday, June 9th

Tue, Jun 6 2:29pm

Dear Parents and Guardians,    Your child may have medication(s) and/or health supplies in the school’s office or the school nurse’s office. You are required to pick up your child’s medication on or b ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning

Fri, Jun 2 3:12pm

Spotlight on the Final Week of School   We have 5 jam-packed days left of our 2016 - 2017 school year, so here are some quick reminders to get you to the end:   Every day next week is a minimum day! K ... [More]

It's Student Council Spirit week!

Tue, May 30 9:47pm

Late breaking news....   It's RHS Spirit Week sponsored by the RHS Student Council   Wednesday:  Jump Rope for Heart event at lunch recess              Parent volunteers still  needed for stations - s ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning

Thu, May 25 2:26pm

Spotlight on King of the Year!   The African American Male Achievement (AAMA) project, led by Brother Malik here at RHS, is an outstanding program that works within OUSD to establish systems and space ... [More]

Please collect your belongings

Thu, May 25 11:08am

Hi RHS Families,   The Lost and Found rack is out of control!  It's growing by the day with the wacky weather we are having.  Please take some time tonight at the Open House to look for your child's   ... [More]

Highlights: The News to make you smile

Tue, May 23 1:35pm

Please open the attachment for clickable links:

Spotlight on Learning

Fri, May 19 3:35pm

In Gratitude... Last night members of the RHS community gathered in the auditorium for a lovely celebration: an art show with the theme of Gratitude, a beautiful goodbye to Ms. Claudia and Ms. Mahoney ... [More]

Open House

Fri, May 19 3:29pm

Please join us for our grand finale of the year--Open House! ALL students, siblings, parents, and caregivers are strongly encouraged to attend. The students will be showing off some fantastic projects ... [More]

American Heart Association's Jump Rope for Heart Event

Fri, May 19 5:24am

Dear RHS Families   In the last weeks of school your student is learning about heart healthy habits and facts in PE as part of our partnering with the American Heart Association.  The Student Council ... [More]

Spotlight on Gratitude

Fri, May 12 3:25pm

Hello RHS community!   We just finished up an assembly where we all took a moment to take on an ATTITUDE of GRATITUDE. Teachers shared their gratitude for their hard-working, zany, beautiful students. ... [More]

A newsletter with much gratitude

Tue, May 9 10:56am

Hello RHS community... Here is the newsletters for this week. Please note a few events coming up. Be sure to open the attachment to RSVP.

Spotlight on Learning

Fri, May 5 3:14pm

Spotlight on Tech Bridge Want to know how to make a paper tower or a structurally sound doll house? Need to know more about squids or sheep brains? Ask one of the strong young 5th grade girls in Tech ... [More]

Walkathon RHS Community After Party!!

Thu, May 4 6:43pm

What: Backyard Beer and WineGarden by Dad's Club!          Quesadillas, Chili and dogs Lawn bowling and a ton of bubbles! When: 3-7 PM Where: The Fishers' House, 4461 Anderson Ave. (corner of Anderson ... [More]

"Hot Like Fire" Highlights

Wed, May 3 5:20pm

Staff Appreciation Week is off to a great start! Thank you to all the classes that have already hosted their meal days. The staff has truly felt the gratitude of the community. Let's continue to show ... [More]

Important Information about 2017-2018 Class Assignments

Wed, May 3 11:32am

  Dear Redwood Heights Family,   This is the time of year where the teachers and I begin to create classes for the following school year based upon our estimated enrollment.   It is a complicated proc ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning

Fri, Apr 28 2:54pm

Spotlight on Learning As our 3rd-5th grade students work hard on their state SBAC testing, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate all the hard work that they have done this year. At RHS, teachers inf ... [More]

Proposed Changes to the OUSD Academic Calendar

Thu, Apr 27 4:51pm

  DID YOU KNOW OUSD IS CONSIDERING MAJOR CHANGES TO THE ACADEMIC CALENDAR BEGINNING IN AUGUST, 2018?   Proposed changes include a student start date around August 12 and ending school in May   YOU ARE ... [More]

No plans on Saturday? Karaoke and Kocktails Party still has space!

Tue, Apr 25 10:41am

Auction party season is the worst time of year. Said no one ever!!!   There’s still time to join one of the best parties of the season. Karaoke and Kocktails goes down this Saturday, 4/29, from 7:30 p ... [More]

Doug's Summer Drama Camp

Sat, Apr 22 6:20pm

RHS drama teacher, Doug Cole, will once again be offering four, 2 -week sessions of drama camp at Montclair School this summer. These are full day camps with extended care from 8:00-6:00. For students ... [More]

Spotlight on OUSD's Teacher of the Year!

Fri, Apr 21 2:46pm

We are pleased to announce that our very own Stephanie Taymuree has been awarded OUSD Teacher of the Year! Our beloved Ms. Taymuree has spent her 37-year career at OUSD teaching students with severe a ... [More]

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Classroom Workday Sat 4/29 from 9-12

Fri, Apr 21 7:44am

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Classroom Workday Sat 4/29 from 9a-12p at RHS! Sign Up Genius: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4cafa923a3fc1-dads We'll work on safety upgrades and light repair tasks, includ ... [More]

Wacky Wednesday Highlights

Wed, Apr 19 5:32pm

Please see news attached. If you are not busy today at 6:00pm, please stop the school and have some delicious dinner!!!

Take a Day Off and Hit the Links - 4th Annual Dad's Club Golf Tournament for the Arts

Tue, Apr 18 2:24pm

Friday, May 12th, 2017   Metropolitan Golf Links $95/player, $380/foursome   http://www.redwoodheightsschool.com/tws/lmbeloadpage.asp?compid=rhs&pageid=golftourney   Join us for what is sure to be a g ... [More]

Walkstarter Instructions - Set up your own walkathon collection account!

Mon, Apr 17 10:44am

Some of you may have received this from your teacher, but for those of you that didn't (or can't find!), please see attached instructions.   https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1P26Zby8CLskDH5eX5nM ... [More]

State Testing is Here Again!

Fri, Apr 14 1:52pm

SBAC testing, the California state standardized test, is quickly approaching for 3rd through 5th graders. The testing period is April 17 - May 12. By now, your teacher has likely notified you about yo ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning

Fri, Apr 14 1:48pm

Spotlight on Learning   In the wake of our fabulous engineering extravaganza, children are hard at work both on science lessons in their classroom and their science projects at home.   Today, Ms. Grav ... [More]

The Highlights

Tue, Apr 11 8:37pm

Welcome back from Spring Break! Please click on the attachment for clickable links.

Enrichment Class Info - Space available AND Early dismissal info

Sun, Apr 9 12:35pm

Enrichment (Spring Session starts Monday!) Updates:   The price for the Web Design class has been corrected (now much lower) and space is still available.   THIS TUESDAY, April 11 Art in the Studio wi ... [More]

An Evening with Nina Senn, RHS School Board Member. WED, 4/19/17 @ 6pm

Thu, Mar 30 8:04pm

The SSC and PTA present an evening with RHS School Board Director Nina Senn Come join us in engaging our elected official in a discussion about the selection of a new OUSD Superintendent. Wednesday, A ... [More]

Spotlight on Spring Break

Wed, Mar 29 1:23pm

Students, families, and friends,   With only one day left until Spring Break, we encourage you to take a moment to reflect on the efforts put in over the last three months. Take a moment to appreciate ... [More]

Spring Breakers say, "What?"

Wed, Mar 29 11:37am

I just realized that the date on the PDF is incorrect. Please disregard the date as the information is up to date. Clickable links are in attachment.

Spring 2017 Enrichment Classes - Sign up now!

Tue, Mar 28 10:16pm

Sign up now for Spring 2017 Enrichment Classes. The spring session starts after spring break (April 10). Visit the website to see the list of classes:   Classes listed on the Extended Day Tab of the R ... [More]

2017-18 assignment confirmation for RHS

Tue, Mar 28 10:30am

Hello Redwood Heights Community,   As we prepare for the upcoming 2017-18 school year, we need to know if your child will be returning to Redwood Heights next year.  Your student was sent home with an ... [More]

Ammendment to Community potluck lunch for Ms. Moullen

Mon, Mar 27 10:00am

Please join us for a potluck lunch to celebrate Ms. Moullen and send her off with lots of love and good food!     This Thursday, March 30th, 12:00-1:00 on the second floor outside terrace. Please open ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning

Fri, Mar 24 3:10pm

Spotlight on Engineering Extravaganza!!!! Excitement, focus, passion, creativity, curiosity, discovery, busy happy minds and bodies...what an extravaganza it was! Thank you to everyone who came out an ... [More]

Engineering Extravaganza!

Mon, Mar 20 12:04pm

We are excited to  announce that Redwood Heights will hold it's first Engineering Extravaganza on Thursday, March 23 2017, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in our school cafetorium.   At the Engineering Extrava ... [More]

TODAY - Need Help for Work Day

Sat, Mar 18 9:46am

The Dad's Club workday needs your help. If you have some time right now, come on down to the school and help out.

Spotlight On Learning

Fri, Mar 17 12:00pm

Spotlight on Learning This week the teachers concluded our six-week focus on teaching writing. Every Wednesday for the last six weeks, teachers met in their PLCs (Professional Learning Communities) to ... [More]

NEED To know news NOW!

Thu, Mar 16 12:21pm

THIS Thursday - Come tell us what you want to prioritize next year!

Sun, Mar 12 9:01pm

What Are YOUR Priorities???   Come to the PTA General Meeting March 16, 6p-730p @ RHS* so your voice is heard.     * Free dinner and childcare ($3/person suggested for adults)

It's not too late!

Thu, Mar 9 1:52pm

Hello Parents and Caregivers,   It's not too late to take the California Healthy Kids Survey!  If you didn't have a chance to participate, you have until tomorrow, March 10th.  This Survey helps us le ... [More]

CORRECTION to Assignment Confirmation Due Date

Thu, Mar 2 2:56pm

CORRECTION:   The Assignment Confirmation form is due on Friday, March 24th, not the 29th.   Both the form, and my prior announcement, state the 29th is the due date, which is incorrect.  I apologize ... [More]

2017-18 Assignment Confirmation form

Thu, Mar 2 2:47pm

Hello Redwood Heights Community,   As we prepare for the upcoming 2017-18 school year, we need to know if your child will be returning to Redwood Heights next year.  Your student was sent home with an ... [More]

RHS COMMUNITY COFFEE, FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd @ 8:15 am

Wed, Mar 1 5:35pm

Come join us this Friday, March 3rd, at the The RHS Community Coffee  @ 8:15am on the Aliso Yard.     Jen Wilson from our HUGS Program will have free coffee from our neighborhood coffee shop.   Grab a ... [More]

RHS Highlights - February 28, 2017

Tue, Feb 28 8:54pm

Spotlight on the Oratorical :)

Fri, Feb 24 2:29pm

Redwood Heights students blew us away again at this year’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Fest. Teachers, students, and parents worked incredibly hard over the last few weeks to prepare for ... [More]

Spotlight on the Oratorical

Fri, Feb 24 2:29pm

Redwood Heights students blew us away again at this year’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Fest. Teachers, students, and parents worked incredibly hard over the last few weeks to prepare for ... [More]

Highlights for this coming week

Thu, Feb 23 11:47pm

Information about the Oratorical tomorrow

Thu, Feb 23 3:00pm

Hello Parents and Caregivers,   As you know, tomorrow is our Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Fest.  This is an inspiring event for both our students and our parent community, and we look forward to ... [More]

You have less than a week

Wed, Feb 22 1:40pm

Hello RHS Community,   You have less than a week for your voice to be heard!  The California Healthy Kids Survey ends next Tuesday, February 28th.  It only takes 5-10 minutes to complete, and it's a g ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning

Fri, Feb 17 3:08pm

Spotlight on Learning   Happy 100th Day of School! Today Ms. Boston and Ms. Gravelle’s classes are celebrating the 100th day of school by writing a 100 Day Book and counting out a 100 Day Snack using ... [More]

OUSD Superintendent Search - Please provide your input by Friday

Tue, Feb 14 9:47pm

OUSD is asking parents to fill out a survey re: superintendent pick...by this FRIDAY (2/17).   Here are links to the Board's 12 question survey:   English: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L9BN6FT Españ ... [More]

RHS community goes to the Warriors game!

Thu, Feb 9 7:03am

Bring your Family and Friends out to the Redwood Heights Elementary School Night and cheer on your 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors as they take on the Utah Jazz Monday, April 10th, 2017. Space ... [More]

Please take the CHKS Survey!

Mon, Feb 6 10:25am

This is a friendly reminder to please take The California Healthy Kids Survey!  It is a quick (5-6 minutes), multiple choice survey that gives us non-academic insight into your child's well-being at s ... [More]

The California Healthy Kids Survey

Thu, Feb 2 1:54pm

February 1, 2017   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]

RHS Highlights

Tue, Jan 31 8:11pm

Walkathon 2017! Call for Committee Members - we need YOU!

Thu, Jan 26 9:21am

Hello RHS Parents and Caregivers!   The Walkathon is our second biggest fundraiser at RHS, and despite the rain last year, we still brought in over $62,000 thanks in no small part to our committee's h ... [More]

New Resources file created on Konstella

Wed, Jan 25 11:20am

Hello RHS Community!   We have created a new resource area on Konstella to help you quickly find resources or forms that might be helpful to you.  The file is located by clicking on the "file" tab on ... [More]

Last day to submit Options forms

Thu, Jan 19 3:20pm

Hello Parents and Caregivers,   This is a reminder that tomorrow, January 20th, is the last day to submit OUSD Options forms for the 2017-18 school year. This reminder is only necessary for parents of ... [More]

RHS MLK ORATORICAL UPDATE

Tue, Jan 17 6:50pm

Hi Families,   We are excited to announce the date for our RHS Oratorical Fest. It will be on Friday, February 24th, 10:30am - 12noon.  You will also be able to see the OUSD MLK Oratorical  individual ... [More]

RHS ANNOUNCEMENTS & SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING

Mon, Jan 16 11:44am

Dear RHS Community, You’re invited to the annual Redwood Heights Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Fest!!! This year, only individuals and small groups will be competing to make it to the district lev ... [More]

1/6/2017 RHS SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING

Mon, Jan 9 1:49pm

Spotlight on Learning   Happy New Year! At Redwood Heights students write all the time. Students do have dedicated “Writer’s Workshop” time, during which they receive writing instruction in a certain ... [More]

RHS Highlights 2017 - First Edition of 2017

Fri, Jan 6 1:28pm

Enrichment classes with lots of openings!

Thu, Jan 5 9:04am

Hi, Still looking for a fun afterschool option?   There are several openings in Koto on Thursdays, Drama on Fridays, Young Rembrandts on Fridays and Mad Science on Fridays.   Find class descriptions a ... [More]

Enrichment Classes Starting January 3, sign-up NOW

Thu, Dec 29 5:00pm

The new session of enrichment classes kicks off as soon as school resumes.  Head to  http://redwoodheightsschool.com/tws/lmbeloadpage.asp?extra99=extra99&demo=&param19=&compid=rhs&pageid=11_rhs&edit=& ... [More]

RHS Dad's Club Pancake Breakfast - January 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am

Thu, Dec 29 8:47am

RHS PANCAKE BREAKFAST   ENJOY A STACK OF HOTCAKES, A CUP OF JOE AND THE SPIRIT OF THE REDWOOD HEIGHTS SCHOOL COMMUNITY.   When: Saturday, January 7, 2017 9:00 - 11:00 am   Where: Redwood Heights Schoo ... [More]

Winter 2016 Enrichment Class Schedule - Registration Open!

Wed, Dec 14 1:32pm

Hi, The schedule of classes for Winter 2016 Enrichment is now available on the RHS webpage.  There is a great list of offerings available to choose from and registration is open.   http://redwoodheigh ... [More]

Art Enrichment in the Studio THIS WEEK - Class 1:30-3:00 on Tuesday and Thursday due to Minimum Days

Tue, Dec 13 9:18am

Ms. Claudia would like all parents of children enrolled in her Art Enrichment class, that due to minimum days this week, art in the Studio will be held from 1:30-3:00 on Tuesday and Thursday.   Thanks!  

Every day this week is a minimum day

Mon, Dec 12 3:31pm

Hello Parents and Caregivers,   I just want to clarify that every day this week, December 12th-December 16th is a minimum day.  I realize the scheduled Konstella  reminders have been confusing for som ... [More]

Student Council TOY DRIVE! Please donate THIS week!

Mon, Dec 12 1:31pm

We are looking for toys for kids infant through 12 years old.   Our biggest need is usually infants and older girls. We do not accept toy guns. You can also donate a gift card for the older kids so th ... [More]

RHS Spotlight on Learning

Fri, Dec 9 3:14pm

  RHS Spotlight on Learning   Ms. Fisher, Kindergarten In Ms. Fisher’s kindergarten class the students recently learned to use “Academic Conversation Starters.” These supports help students have acade ... [More]

RHS Dad's Club - Trees Available to Purchase On-Site!

Thu, Dec 1 7:15am

On Site Sales!!!   RHS Dad's Club Annual X-Mas Tree Sale Approximately 5 Trees Will Be Available For Purchase On-Site (RHS School) December 3, 2016 from 9:00 - 11:00 am

Hello Cyber Monday and beyond... how to shop and help RHS!

Mon, Nov 28 7:03am

Here's some ways to do your holiday shopping and help out RHS at the same time!   1.  It's Cyber Monday... This link will bring you to the RHS website home page.  Enter Amazon through the special RHS ... [More]

Nurturing a Positive School Culture, School Performance Framework Presentation and NGLC Blueprint

Sun, Nov 27 10:30am

Hello RHS Family,  Welcome back from our Thankfulness - Gratitude Break! Hopefully you all were able to enjoy family and friends and are refreshed, renewed and ready for a sprint to 2017.  We are than ... [More]

LAST TWO DAYS - RHS Dad's Club X-Mas Tree Sale ENDS TOMORROW!!!

Sun, Nov 27 7:29am

LAST TWO DAYS!!!   RHS Dad's Club Annual X-Mas Tree Sale The annual Dads Club Christmas Tree Sale ends TOMORROW!!! Order your tree for pick up at Redwood Heights School - or - Have it delivered to you ... [More]

Highlights!

Wed, Nov 16 10:03pm

For clickable links, please see attachments.  

RHS Dad's Club X-Mas Tree Sale - ON NOW!

Wed, Nov 16 3:49pm

RHS Dad's Club Annual X-Mas Tree Sale The annual Dads Club Christmas Tree Sale has started!!! Order your tree for pick up at Redwood Heights School - or - Have it delivered to your house on December 3 ... [More]

First Garden Workday this Sunday!

Fri, Nov 11 12:52pm

Dear Redwood Heights families, This Sunday, from 9 AM - noon, we are having our first garden workday of the year. We hope you can join us, even for part of the time! Ms. Jennifer is generously donatin ... [More]

Highlights

Tue, Nov 8 9:51pm

Here is some school news... Clickable links on attachment.

Winter Camp at Redwood Heights Recreation Center - Enroll TODAY!

Tue, Nov 8 11:27am

Highlights

Wed, Nov 2 5:49pm

This week, we have some important Auction news! For clickable links, please see attachments.

Important Volunteer Requirements

Tue, Nov 1 11:57am

Redwood Heights School Volunteer Information   Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Redwood Heights!  Here is what you need to know to get started:   The Oakland Public Education Fund (OPEF) ... [More]

Die de los Muertos Altar/Ofrenda - invitation to contribute

Sat, Oct 29 9:50pm

There is a Dia de los Muertos Altar / Ofrenda evolving in the school lobby. Please feel free to add pictures (copies not originals) and/or other momentos to honor friends, family or pets that have pas ... [More]

Online Auction - 1 more day to bid!!

Fri, Oct 28 7:44pm

Just 24 hours left for the on-line auction! STARTING BIDS SLASHED on all hitherto unbid upon items!! Show them some love, folks! ALL proceeds go directly towards our children's education at RHS. Go to ... [More]

RHS Highlights

Tue, Oct 25 3:21pm

We have some great updates from different committees. Please check out the attachment for clickable underlined links.

Fall Progress Reports

Sat, Oct 22 11:04am

Dear Redwood Heights Family,   By now you have received your  child’s progress report. We are establishing an open communication with your teacher so you can keep up with your child’s progress through ... [More]

Shoo the Flu October 28th

Wed, Oct 19 4:29pm

Redwood Heights School will be hosting a Shoo the Flu Vaccine Day on Friday, October 28th! All students and staff are eligible to receive a flu vaccine through Shoo the Flu.  The vaccine is free, rega ... [More]

RHS Highlights

Tue, Oct 18 1:52am

Hello All,   Please see the attached newsletter for this coming week.   The clickable hyperlinks can be found in attachment rather than the body of this message.  Thank you.  

Halloween Message

Sat, Oct 15 1:22am

A Halloween Message RHS Halloween Parade on the Aliso Ave. Yard @ 1:15pm, Monday, October 31, 2016.   I hope you're enjoying the weekend and looking forward to our Halloween celebrations on Monday, Oc ... [More]

RHS Highlights! Week of October 10, 2016

Tue, Oct 11 12:00pm

RHS Highlights

Mon, Oct 3 10:50pm

Check out what happening in the next week or so... Do you have anything that you wanted to share in the next Highlights Newsletter? Join the Communication Committee on Konstella.   

Call for Auction Items! - Opportunity to drop off at Spaghetti Feed Tonight

Fri, Sep 30 9:55am

Hi folks, Just a friendly reminder that we will have an Auction table set up in the lobby during tonight's Spaghetti Feed -please feel free to bring your donations tonight and/or sign up to host a par ... [More]

RHS Highlights!

Mon, Sep 26 8:37pm

Hello Families.   As we continue to transition to this new platform for communication, we have decided to rename the Monday Memo. With Konstella's capabilities of push notifications for events and sig ... [More]

Monday Memo

Mon, Sep 19 9:28am

Monday Memo - Upcoming Events

Mon, Sep 5 7:16pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Please see below important details about upcoming events this week and next at the school.    Upcoming events Week of Sept 5th   Drop Off lane 3rd Grade Parents Drop off ... [More]