Back to School or Back to Screen Starts at 7 tonight!

Wed, Sep 16 6:07pm

Hi All!   This great event starts at 7 tonight!   The Redwood Heights Neighborhood Association presents Back to School or Back to Screen. Former RHS parent, Dr. Noemi Spinazzi provides her insights in ... [More]

Thank you! ALL VEGETABLE FRUIT BOXES HAVE BEEN ACCOUNTED FOR.

Fri, Sep 11 4:23pm

Thank you! ALL VEGETABLE FRUIT BOXES HAVE BEEN ACCOUNTED FOR. Ms. Jennifer is working on partnering with an organization to have fresh veggies and fruits weekly. Stay tuned.  Thank you Ms. Jennifer fo ... [More]

VEGETABLE FRUIT BOXES AVAILABLE AT NO COST TODAY, 9/11/2020

Fri, Sep 11 1:05pm

VEGETABLE FRUIT BOXES AVAILABLE AT NO COST TODAY, 9/11/2020Today, 9/11/2020, Ms. Jennifer is offering up vegetable/fruit boxes at no cost. If you are interested please contact her at jenniferrhshugs@g ... [More]

URGENT: Canceling RHS Supply Pick Up / Tech Distribution today because of poor air quality

Fri, Sep 11 8:30am

URGENT: Canceling RHS Supply Pick Up / Tech Distribution today, 9/11/2020 because of poor air quality Dear Redwood Heights Family   Many of you have on-campus supply pickup today. However, with the ai ... [More]

Remaining Art Kits -

Fri, Sep 11 7:42am

Hi RHS families -   I left about 50 unclaimed art kits at school in the cafetorium. Please come get them to enjoy with your child. Will be distributed on a first come-first serve basis. Each kit inclu ... [More]

Request for RHS Families to Complete the OUSD Meal Application by 9/18/2020

Thu, Sep 10 2:02pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Under the K-12 finance formula signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, districts can receive additional funds for every high-needs student enrolled – as much as $3,000 per student.  ... [More]

Open art studio cancelled today

Wed, Sep 9 1:10pm

Due to a last minute emergency conflict I cannot teach art class today (Wednesday) - but will be back and ready to create tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon. Thank you and sorry for the inconvenience.

RHS SMORES SPOTLIGHT, 9/06/2020

Tue, Sep 8 1:04pm

HELLO REDWOOD HEIGHTS COMMUNITY, PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST RHS SMORES SPOTLIGHT, 9/06/2020. Please reach out by email if you have any questions, concerns or compliments. Warmly, Principal Cynth ... [More]

UPDATE! NOW WITH 2 POSSIBLE CHOICES FOR RHS Dad's Club Annual Golf Kart Rally - Survey for a possible date and interested folks

Fri, Sep 4 9:39am

Hello everyone!   (Update: Thanks to Jen Schneider, I updated the Survey, so you can give both dates as possible for you, thanks again! Please take the survey again, sorry for the inconvenience!)   We ... [More]

VIRTUAL START OF DAD'S CLUB 2020/2021 with first meeting on 9/1 at 7 pm via ZOOM

Tue, Aug 25 12:46pm

Hello RHS Families,   I hope that all of you are holding up well during this most unusual of school years.   One of the qualities of RHS that I cherish the most is the strong sense of community amongs ... [More]

Dad's Club Redwood Island Benches

Tue, Aug 25 12:24pm

The Dad’s Club will get busy this weekend to start constructing new benches around “redwood island” for our kids and teachers when they return to school.   The benches will serve as nice resting spot ... [More]

Enrichment classes on 6 Crickets!

Sun, Aug 16 9:51pm

Hi RHS families,   Our after-school Enrichment classes have been available for two weeks on the 6 Crickets website.  Now that school has started and schedules are starting to settle in, please conside ... [More]

Just released District Information RE: i-Ready Parent Trainings next week

Fri, Aug 14 4:42pm

Just released District Information RE: i-Ready Parent Trainings i-Ready is our new Reading Assessment. It is replacing the Fountas and Pinnell (F&P) assessment we used to do to determine a student’s r ... [More]

**ENRICHMENT UPDATE**

Fri, Aug 14 3:24pm

 Take 2 with hyperlinks:     **ENRICHMENT CLASSES WILL NOW COMMENCE ON AUGUST 17th**   Some classes are in danger of being canceled due to low enrollment. Classes will now begin on August 17th to allo ... [More]

RHS TECH INFORMATION

Thu, Aug 13 7:43pm

TAKE A MOMENT TO READ THE ENTIRE MESSAGE: RHS TECH INFORMATION Hello RHS Families! Thank you to many of you for the patience and compassionate support as we roll out our distance learning program. We ... [More]

HOW TO LOGIN

Sun, Aug 9 10:08pm

Hello RHS Families, It was great connecting with families that came to the RHS Chromebook pickup today. A few families have reached out to me regarding online access to the Clever platform and needing ... [More]

Welcome to the 20/21 School Year

Sun, Aug 9 5:57pm

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL Dear Redwood Heights Families, I have taken great joy in hearing from many of you in the past two weeks. The beginning of the school year comes with the excitement of starting f ... [More]

2nd RHS LOANER CHROMEBOOK PICK UP this Sunday, AUGUST 9th, 2020, 3pm - 6pm

Sat, Aug 8 10:19am

Read the entire message.  2nd RHS LOANER CHROMEBOOK PICK UP Dear Redwood Heights Community, Thank you for your patience and partnership as we prepare for the first day of distance learning.   By now m ... [More]

A Farewell and A Warm Welcome

Fri, Aug 7 6:17pm

  A Farewell and A Warm Welcome Dear RHS Family, I want to take a moment to introduce you to our new RHS Team Excellence teachers. But, first I want to bid a farewell to Ms. Chu, Ms. Fisher, Ms. Konec ... [More]

2nd Message regarding: Your Class Assignment Information

Fri, Aug 7 4:51pm

Dear RHS Families,   Finally!!! Your child's class assignment is now available on Aeries. I was on an open OUSD ZOOM help call with Ms. K. and the Tech Department.  Many schools were on the line too n ... [More]

RHS LOANER CHROMEBOOK PICK UP and Student Class Assignment Announcement

Thu, Aug 6 2:11pm

Read the entire message.   RHS LOANER CHROMEBOOK PICK UP and  Student Class Assignment Announcement Dear Redwood Heights Community, For those of you that completed the 20-21 Redwood Heights Distance L ... [More]

REGISTRATION: Complete 3 Things On or Before FRI, AUGUST 7th

Mon, Aug 3 9:57pm

Dear RHS Caregivers, Thank you so much for meeting with me at the RHS Coffee Chat on Friday, July 31st. The presentation is posted here and attached to this message. We appreciate your understanding a ... [More]

A Kids Play About Racism - Streaming FREE August 1 & 2

Fri, Jul 31 6:53pm

    Streaming FREE August 1 & 2, a ground breaking online performance for families. Based on the book by Jelani Memory, this performance explains what racism is, how to know it when you see and experi ... [More]

Family Resources

Tue, Jul 28 11:33am

Hello RHS Family,   RHS parent, Stephanie Lepow, passed on the links below to aid families in a variety of ways in regards to  child care needs, mental health services, food insecurity and more.   htt ... [More]

RHS Distance Learning Survey & Learning POD INFO

Fri, Jul 24 5:39pm

Dear Redwood Heights Community, Thank you for meeting with us at the RHS Zoom Town Hall Meeting today, and completing the RHS Distance Learning Survey. To everyone, please take the time to complete th ... [More]

New RHS Town Hall Meeting Zoom Link

Fri, Jul 24 10:31am

  Hello Everyone, Here is the new link:   Topic: New RHS Town Hall Meeting Zoom Link Time: Jul 24, 2020 10:20 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)   Join Zoom Meeting https://ousd.zoom.us/j/87888826493?pwd ... [More]

New Zoom Link Forthcoming

Fri, Jul 24 10:16am

Hi Folks,   Due to this morning's meeting being hacked, Principal Bagby is setting up a new Zoom meeting.  Stand by for details.    

RHS TOWN HALL MEETING @ 10am, Friday 7/24/2020

Wed, Jul 22 9:15am

Dear Redwood Heights Community, I hope all is well. Even though my official start date is July 27, Ms. K’s is August 4th and teachers are August 5th, I just wanted to check-in with everyone and hear y ... [More]

Share in the RHS Garden Bounty!

Tue, Jul 21 3:29pm

Hello RHS Peeps,   Please see below from our wonderful garden instructor, Sara Brown:   Hi y'all,   I hope everyone's summer is going well! I wanted to reach out because it is kind of peak season in t ... [More]

Support RHS While Shopping Online! Check Out Our Newest Partnership!

Tue, Jul 21 9:11am

 Hello Redwood Heights Family!   Your RHS PTA & Dads Club hope you all are getting a little much needed rest this summer, despite the turbulent times.   While so much is uncertain, we are anticipating ... [More]

INFO RE: OUSD 20/21 School Plans

Fri, Jul 10 4:51pm

Dear RHS Families,   I hope all of you are doing well during these summer months. Today there was an all COVID Action & All Administrators: Reopening Schools Update Zoom meeting. Below, I am sharing a ... [More]

SUPPORT FOR MY PUPPET SHOW BUSINESS - Vote at the "Best of the Best" Bay Area Parent Magazine!

Fri, Jun 26 6:27pm

Dear RHS Community!   I am writing this to you because I would love to have your support in these challenging times. I donated a PUPPET SHOW to our last years AUCTION and also did FREE PUPPET SHOWS fo ... [More]

UPCOMING EVENT: "Healing Spaces: Discussions of Race and Privilege in a Time of Unrest" sponsored by Joaquin Miller Elementary

Fri, Jun 5 1:52pm

    Dear RHS Families,   Below, I am sharing information from my colleague, Sara Green, principal of Joaquin Miller,  about a parent-led event.  I appreciate their generosity to share space and open t ... [More]

RHS SPOTLIGHT: In Solidarity

Wed, Jun 3 2:42pm

SMORES Spotlight. https://www.smore.com/q2t76  In Solidarity Dear Redwood Heights Community,  I wanted to take a moment and reach out to you all. This past week I have had a range of emotions as I am ... [More]

RHS SPOTLIGHT, MAY 28th, 2020

Fri, May 29 8:30am

Dear RHS Family, Please click below to take our survey in the latest SMORES Spotlight.  https://www.smore.com/q2t76   Thank You Redwood Heights Community! Dear RHS Families, There are multitudes of wa ... [More]

For everybody who missed it: RHS PUPPET SHOW at Ms. Akemon's Storytime

Thu, May 28 6:17pm

Hey everyone! Just in case your child (ren) didn't make it to the virtual story time today, here is the video of the "Silly Redwood Heights Puppet Show". Enjoy watching it: https://youtu.be/OW0vFhkQNoo Chris

A Friendly Reminder RE: Student Belonging Pickup & Class Configuration Form

Thu, May 28 8:01am

Click for the SMORE Newsletter version. https://www.smore.com/5b06p Dear RHS Families,  Today is the last day to pick-up your child's' belongings. Please come to the school between 8:30 am - 1:45 pm. ... [More]

VIRTUAL PUPPET SHOW of our Redwood Heights School by Ricky Roo & Friends in Ms. Akemon Story time (tomorrow at 1 pm)

Wed, May 27 3:32pm

Hello everyone!   WOW, last day of school, how crazy is that! Well, our kids (and we parents, teachers, school staff, and everyone else) made it through this turbulent last 2 to 3 months of this schoo ... [More]

RHS Student Belongings Pick Up Dates and Times

Tue, May 26

Click here for the SMORE Newsletter version Dear Redwood Heights Community, We’re fast approaching the end of the school year. OUSD has given us a directive for teachers to come into the classroom nex ... [More]

Spirit-a-thon Extended for the Last Week of School!

Mon, May 25 2:43pm

Hey Y'all! It has been super fun seeing you all participate in the Spirit-a-thon!  Way to use that mind, move your body, and show your Sammy Spirit! We have raised over $11,000 of our $30,000 goal!  W ... [More]

5/26-5/28 Enrichment Schedule

Mon, May 25 2:26pm

Hi Everybody, Hooray!  It's the last week of school and we all survived!  Remember, Ms. Jennifer and Groot will not be available for their regular Tuesday and Thursday Q & A. They will miss you!   Hav ... [More]

PTA Meeting at 7 TONIGHT!

Thu, May 21 6:37pm

Celebrate the end of the year and vote on next year's budget at our last general PTA meeting. We will be featuring our hard-working and caring volunteers and thanking everyone who helps make our schoo ... [More]

A FRIENDLY REMINDER: RHS SPOTLIGHT: CLOSE OUT OF THE 19/20 SCHOOL YEAR

Tue, May 19 5:54pm

Click here for the SMORE Newsletter version Dear Redwood Heights Community, We’re fast approaching the end of the school year. OUSD has given us a directive for teachers to come into the classroom nex ... [More]

NEW LINK FOR COFFEE CHAT TODAY!

Mon, May 18 9:22am

Hi Everybody, Good Morning! Here is the new link for the coffee chat today.  The chat will be held until 10 am.  Join when you can!  Thank you.   https://ousd.zoom.us/j/81227908723?pwd=VDlDeERNQmlXRnl ... [More]

Volunteer Survey - please take a moment to complete :)

Tue, May 12 9:44pm

 Please complete this year's Volunteer Survey for a modified Gratitude Celebration (hold the ice cream :( ) as part of the final PTA General Meeting via Zoom on Thursday, May 21st.  Meeting details/Zo ... [More]

RHS SPOTLIGHT, Monday, May 11, 2020: RHS SPIRIT

Mon, May 11 9:35am

Dear RHS Family, Please click below to take our survey in the latest SMORES Spotlight.  https://www.smore.com/49n2p   Let's continue to be guided by the Six Daily Questions: Contemplate on the Six Dai ... [More]

RHS Spirit-a-thon starts TOMORROW!

Sun, May 10 8:23pm

Hey RHS Peeps!   The Spirit-a-Thon begins TOMORROW, Monday May 11th! To get ready to participate, go to Walkstarter and sign up for an account or login to your account from last year. You can set your ... [More]

2020 Spirit-A-Thon: The Walk-athon Reimagined Starts Monday, May 11th

Fri, May 8 11:35am

Walk-a-Thon Re-Imagined: 2020 RHS Spirit-a-Thon! The RHS Walk-a-Thon is one of our school's most beloved community-building and fundraising events and although we can’t hold it in person, we didn’t wa ... [More]

Q & A with Jennifer & Groot @ 10 am CANCELLED TODAY

Tue, May 5 10:07am

Hi Everybody,   Due to a family emergency, Q & A w/ Jennifer & Groot is canceled today. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding and patience.  

RHS SPOTLIGHT, Sunday, May 3, 2020: RHS SPIRIT

Sun, May 3 6:43pm

Dear RHS Family, Please click below to take our survey in the latest SMORES Spotlight.  https://www.smore.com/q2t76   Let's continue to be guided by the Six Daily Questions: Contemplate on the Six Dai ... [More]

RHS SPOTLIGHT, FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2020: HOW ARE WE DOING?

Fri, Apr 24 7:23pm

Dear RHS Family, Please click below to take our survey in the latest SMORES Spotlight.  https://www.smore.com/u3w0p   Let's continue to be guided by the Six Daily Questions: Contemplate on the Six Dai ... [More]

PTA Meeting at 7pm Tonight!

Thu, Apr 23 6:17pm

Hello All!   Tonight's agenda has been posted in the members section. If you have a chance to review before the meeting, it will help keep things moving.   Lots of important info to discuss regarding ... [More]

RHS SPOTLIGHT: MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020

Sun, Apr 19 2:23pm

Dear RHS Family, Please click below for the latest SMORES Spotlight: https://www.smore.com/j5e1c   Let's continue to be guided by the Six Daily Questions: Contemplate on the Six Daily Questions to Ask ... [More]

Madcap Stories for Community Stress Relief April 23rd 7:30 p.m.

Fri, Apr 17 7:30pm

All proceeds benefit the Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund for Oakland Students and Families   Let's celebrate making it through another Thursday of home schooling! Or whatever you call Redwood Heights mom ... [More]

Farewell Letter from Mr. Harrington

Sat, Apr 11 6:29pm

Dear Redwood Heights community,   After 20 years of teaching at the elementary level, including 10 years at Redwood Heights, I have accepted the position of Director of Music at Oakland Technical High ... [More]

A Gratitude SMORES Message from DPCR Staff Liaison and HUGS Counselor, Jennifer Wilson

Fri, Apr 10 1:05pm

Dear RHS Family, A SMORES message from DPCR Staff Liaison  and HUGS Counselor, Jennifer Wilson: https://www.smore.com/ak6tw If you have any questions, compliments or concerns, email me at cynthis.bagb ... [More]

RHS SPOTLIGHT: MONDAY, APRIL 6th, 2020

Mon, Apr 6 11:41am

Dear RHS Family, Please click below for the latest SMORES Spotlight: https://www.smore.com/sp1wv If you have any questions, compliments or concerns, email me at cynthis.bagby@ousd.org. Be Safe. Be Hea ... [More]

OUSD will be closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year.

Wed, Apr 1 8:46pm

Dear RHS family, I hope all of you are well and making the best of this Spring Break Vacation. The teachers and I are taking a much-needed pause. We know that keeping a sense of normalcy is increasing ... [More]

Enrichment classes go virtual! 3 new classes added to the top of the list - see below

Sat, Mar 28 7:47pm

Many of our enrichment providers have created virtual offerings!  Here's a round up of them:   The Intuitive Writing Project  is now online Now more than ever, we need the time and space for creativit ... [More]

HAVE A RELAXING SPRING BREAK!

Fri, Mar 27 5:24pm

https://www.smore.com/6tpvm Dear RHS Families, Thank you to all of you for being here for our community and being understanding as we all adjust to this new normal. I am humbled by the generosity of s ... [More]

A Message from Art Teacher, Ms. Royalty

Tue, Mar 24 5:58pm

https://www.smore.com/z5w1y Hey RHS families - I miss you! Hope you're healthy and hanging in there at home. I'd love to start doing some mini art lessons with you- we can use the materials in our hou ... [More]

***PTA Support During OUSD School Closure***

Mon, Mar 23 1:31pm

Good Afternoon RHS Family,   Just a reminder that OUSD Nutrition Services will be providing breakfast/lunch for those families in need. Please click HERE for more information.   For those families nee ... [More]

SILLY PUPPET SHOW SERIES to entertain and educate your kids - "The Adventures of Corona & Virus" / Out now!

Sun, Mar 22 1:46pm

Hello everyone!   This is Chris (Mira's Dad from 2nd Grade / Mr. Abrahams) and I want to introduce to you my new puppet show "The Adventures of Corona & Virus" for children. In these challenging times ... [More]

A Message from the RHS Teachers, 3/20/2020

Fri, Mar 20 3:32pm

https://www.smore.com/snh8c     Dear Fabulous Families, Thank you so much for your patience during this challenging time. We have received many positive emails and responses and we thank you for them; ... [More]

FOLLOW-UP RHS INSTRUCTIONAL PLANS, 3/18/2020

Wed, Mar 18 5:52pm

https://www.smore.com/8vjsm Dear RHS Families, To ensure that I am communicating with every single RHS family, I will be using Robocall, an OUSD RHS mass email tool, Konstella, and possibly a tool cal ... [More]

FOLLOW-UP RHS INSTRUCTIONAL PLANS, 3/16/2020

Mon, Mar 16 10:33am

 https://www.smore.com/9stdu Dear RHS Families, Just a quick update...hope you all are continuing to take care of yourselves and find calm during this serious time while simultaneously taking precauti ... [More]

FOLLOW-UP RHS INSTRUCTIONAL PLANS, 3/13/2020

Fri, Mar 13 6:46pm

  https://www.smore.com/6s5y4 Dear RHS Families, From the bottom of my heart, I am sending you the strength and love to take care of yourselves and our children during this time. Neither myself nor mo ... [More]

OUSD schools closing to students as of 6:00 p.m. today.

Fri, Mar 13 10:59am

OUSD schools closing to students as of 6:00 p.m. today. Dear RHS Families, Many of you have received the official email from Superintendent Kyla that we are officially closing today @ 6pm.  The teache ... [More]

A message from the RHS Disaster Preparedness Crisis Response Committee:

Thu, Mar 12 8:16pm

Due to district event restrictions in response to COVID-19, we will be postponing the DPCR Reunification Drill scheduled for March 25.  We will keep you updated if this event is rescheduled.  Thanks t ... [More]

NEW INFO: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2019 All OUSD Schools Remain Open:

Wed, Mar 11 5:40pm

All OUSD Schools Remain Open https://www.smore.com/t7syq Dear RHS Community, Just making sure you are receiving the latest OUSD Coronavirus information. Below is the latest memo and all previously sen ... [More]

Register for Spring Enrichment Classes

Wed, Mar 11 7:26am

Some enrichment classes conclude when Spring Break starts and others start up right after.  Check out the enrichment offerings for the Spring quarter here!  Harry Potter and Superpower of Song have ju ... [More]

SPOTLIGHT: Latest INFO RE: Coronavirus MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2019

Mon, Mar 9 6:10pm

https://www.smore.com/5gx8n1 Dear RHS Community, Just making sure you are receiving the latest OUSD Coronavirus information. Below is the latest memo and all previously sent OUSD communications. Monda ... [More]

SPOTLIGHT: Latest INFO RE: Coronavirus

Fri, Mar 6 2:22pm

https://www.smore.com/hfq8 Dear RHS Community, Just making sure you are receiving the latest OUSD Coronavirus information. Below is the latest memo and all previously sent communications: I copied and ... [More]

Extended: Hilo Book Orders personalized by JUDD!

Fri, Mar 6 12:00pm

Did you miss your opportunity to order a Hilo book in time for the author visit yesterday?  Is your reader asking to buy a Hilo book after the great presentation?  You are in luck!  Thanks to Mrs. Dal ... [More]

VARIETY SHOW TOMORROW, FRIDAY 3/6 starting at 7 pm

Thu, Mar 5 9:43pm

Hello RHS Community!   It's time for our Annual Dad's Club VARIETY SHOW, where our future talents will show you their performances. We will open our doors at 6:30 pm and the show will start at 7 pm. W ... [More]

Popsicle Sale TOMORROW!

Thu, Mar 5 6:37pm

Hey Folks!   Let's meet on the yard after school tomorrow for some popsicle fun! 2 bucks each, with all proceeds supporting next year's Nature Bridge trip. See you there!   If you'd like to donate pop ... [More]

Dad's Club VARIETY SHOW THIS FRIDAY from 7 to 9 pm / COOKIE DONATIONS & ROSES TO PURCHASE

Tue, Mar 3 12:02pm

Hello RHS Community!   It's time for our Annual Dad's Club VARIETY SHOW, where our future talents will show you their performances. We will open our doors at 6:30 pm and the show will start at 7 pm. W ... [More]

Reunification Drill: Wednesday, March 25 from 1-1:30PM

Mon, Mar 2 11:55am

.The Student/Caregiver Reunification Procedure used by RHS during an emergency or crisis is a systematic process to assist the school in effectively and efficiently reuniting students and caregivers. ... [More]

Attention Prospective Montera Parents& Students!

Sat, Feb 29 12:00pm

  First Annual Montera Middle School Book Exchange   Calling all Prospective Montera students:  Get ready for middle school and expand your book collection!     When: Saturday March 21 at 1:30-4:30 pm ... [More]

SPOTLIGHT: FOLLOW-UP INFO RE: Coronavirus

Fri, Feb 28 10:51am

https://www.smore.com/3t7pj FOLLOW-UP INFO RE: Coronavirus   Hello Redwood Heights Families, The health and well being of our students and staff is our top priority. This information is a follow-up to ... [More]

Popsicle Sale THIS Friday! Bring your $2!

Wed, Feb 26 9:46am

RHS! Do you know what this warm weather calls for?  POPSICLES! Popsicle sales to benefit 2020 Nature Bridge are on for this Friday and Every Friday! Bring your $2. Sale starts after the bell on Aliso ... [More]

LAST CHANCE! CHILD CARE & PUPPET SHOW + MOVIE (Auction Item) THIS SATURDAY 2/29 from 3 to 7 pm! Sign up now!

Tue, Feb 25 10:32pm

Hello everyone!   Who is up for some date-evening or some time alone or just time for something super important???   HERE IT IS, the super fun puppet afternoon with childcare (or adult care) AND dinne ... [More]

***NOMINATIONS DUE TONIGHT!** Our PTA Leadership Needs You! - Call for Board Nominations for 2020-2021

Mon, Feb 24 8:13pm

***NOMINATIONS DUE TONIGHT!***   Hi RHS Community, Our PTA needs you!  It's almost time for our yearly election of the PTA Executive Board and the PTA is currently accepting nominations for the 2020-2 ... [More]

ATTENTION: the GOLF FEVER is back! 7th Annual Golf Kart Rally on April 10th / THIS YEAR WITH SPECIAL FUN GENDER CHALLENGE!

Fri, Feb 21 6:26am

Hello everyone!   FIRST: It doesn't matter if you are GOLFING or NOT GOLFING! EVERYBODY IS WELCOME and there is NO REAL COMPETITION in our fun afternoon with hitting the golf balls and driving around ... [More]

White Fragility Book Discussion

Thu, Feb 20 1:19pm

RedwoodHeights Elementary School   Cynthia Bagby, Principal                                                                    (510) 531-6644 www.redwoodheightsschool.com Greetings RHS Community!     ... [More]

FINAL CALL!!! Dad's Club 1st Annual Crab Feed - CLOSING PRE-SALE TOMORROW NIGHT!

Thu, Feb 13 8:50pm

Hello, seafood-loving community!   We are closing the PRE-SALE tomorrow evening at 8 pm! We have 22 adults right now, but we need MAAAAANY more to make it happen! Please tell your friend or family and ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: Happy Valentines!!!

Thu, Feb 13 2:18pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Click on the link below for your RHS Spotlight on Learning: https://www.smore.com/m07zb Please feel free to contact me at cynthia.babgy@gmail.com or 510-531-6644. Better ... [More]

Golden Sneaker Contest 2020!!

Thu, Feb 13 1:36pm

GOLDEN SNEAKER CONTEST 2020!   We are getting excited for the 2020 Golden Sneaker Contest, which will be happening from February 24th to March 6th!  It is a fun way for schools in Alameda County to en ... [More]

PARENT/CAREGIVER HOMEWORK

Thu, Feb 13 11:32am

  February 3, 2020 Dear Redwood Heights Parents and Caregivers,   You have homework!  Please fill out the CHKS survey ASAP.  This is an ungraded assignment, but counts towards your student's success a ... [More]

**Swag Shop Closes TONIGHT!**

Sun, Feb 9 10:23am

Hello All!   Last call for swag!  The shop closes at midnight tonight! Don't miss out!   https://www.customink.com/fundraising/rhs-swag-shop

SAVE THE DATE!!!

Tue, Feb 4 9:10pm

SAVE THE DATE!!!   On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Response(DPCR) committee along with RHS teachers and staff will once again be holding a Reunification Drill.  The ... [More]

Your kid(s) can be a star! RHS Has Talent ;-) - Dad's Club Variety Show 2020 on 3/6

Tue, Feb 4 9:02pm

Can you sing?  Juggle?  Dance?  Are you good at sketch comedy or telling jokes?  Do you play an instrument of can you do gymnastics?  Is there a rock band or jazz ensemble out there?  A ventriloquist? ... [More]

Very Important Survey!

Mon, Feb 3 3:01pm

  February 3, 2020 Dear Redwood Heights Parents and Caregivers, Every year, OUSD administers an anonymous survey called The California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) to all parents or caregivers in the di ... [More]

***Correct Link Below - Swag Shop is OPEN Once Again!***

Thu, Jan 30 11:15am

Hello RHS Community!   Sorry for extra message.  The previously sent link did not include the blue collection.  Updated link below.   If you missed our last sale, you're in luck!  The swag shop will b ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: Happy Year of the Rat!

Tue, Jan 28 5:06pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Click on the link below for your RHS Spotlight on Learning: https://www.smore.com/3e7r6 Please feel free to contact me at cynthia.babgy@gmail.com or 510-531-6644. Better ... [More]

RHS Communication Preferences Survey: How? What? When?

Tue, Jan 28 4:55pm

Hello RHS Parents and Caregivers! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NCZDNMX Thank you for taking the time to give us your input. We want to improve how we share important messages as well as make it easi ... [More]

AUCTION PARTY ITEM - PUPPET THEMED CHILD CARE on 2/29 from 3 to 7 pm - in need of a date night? Plan ahead so you reserve your spot!!!

Fri, Jan 24 9:40am

Hello everyone!   February is coming up soon! Who is up for some date-evening or some time alone or just time for something super important???   HERE IT IS, the super fun puppet afternoon with childca ... [More]

Thank You From Your PTA!

Tue, Jan 21 4:33pm

Hello RHS Community!   THANK YOU for the wonderful turnout at last week's meeting. We value each and every one of your voices.   So many great ideas for the Black History Month event at the February G ... [More]

COME NOW! It's PANCAKE BREAKFAST time now at the RHS Cafeteria

Sat, Jan 11 9:09am

Hello everyone!   Come now to the school and have a yummy Pancake breakfast with our community. AND DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR OWN PLATES! Yes, we go green!!!!   See you there The Dad's Club

IN NEED OF MORE VOLUNTEERS FOR PANCAKE BREAKFAST!!! Please sign up!

Thu, Jan 9 5:58pm

Hello everyone!   We need more help at our Annual Pancake Breakfast this Friday and Saturday. Please sign up for a shift or two. The kids love it and you get great pancakes!!! Thanks so much Chris

It's the first week of enrichment classes. Have you registered yet?

Tue, Jan 7 5:14am

The following classes are at risk of cancellation:    Kinderbots Ultimate Frisbee Cooking   The following classes have plenty of room:   Basketball Chess Cooking Crazy for Sports Drama Toyology Zumba ... [More]

REMINDER: Dad's Club Meeting on 1/7 at 7pm - first Tuesday every month!

Sat, Jan 4 8:45pm

Every first Tuesday of the month, all the board members, and participating volunteers are meeting to discuss upcoming projects. It is a great way to connect with other parents and get involved in so i ... [More]

FAMOUS Dad's Club Pancake Breakfast is coming up - Saturday, 1/11 from 9 to 11am! Bring family and friends!

Fri, Dec 27 4:28pm

Hello everyone!   Come and join the RHS community for the annual Dad's Club Pancake Breakfast.  It is a great chance to catch up with friends after the winter break and ease back into school!  The bre ... [More]

Happy Holidays!!

Fri, Dec 20 2:14pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Click on the link below for your RHS Spotlight on Learning https://www.smore.com/mnf7b Please feel free to contact me at cynthia.babgy@gmail.com or 510-531-6644. Better ... [More]

***UPDATE***Farewell to Miss Adams

Fri, Dec 20 9:56am

***UPDATE***   Miss Adams has requested you meet her in the cafetorium today for hugs and goodbyes.  She will be there at 1:10 this afternoon.  See you there!       Hello RHS Community,   Our beloved ... [More]

Registration for enrichment classes for the Winter AND Spring quarters is open!

Wed, Dec 11 3:37pm

Registration for enrichment classes for the Winter AND Spring quarters is open!  Just click here.     Need a scholarship? All the information is on the website.  Scholarship applications for Winter AN ... [More]

ALL THE HELP WE CAN GET - Fundraiser for NEW CONTAINER, PLEEEEEASE!

Tue, Dec 10 8:49pm

Dear RHS community!   Yes, one last request before the Dad's Club is going into winter break. We had issues with our container for a long time and with a lot of effort from our members, we are soooo c ... [More]

OUR BOOK FAIR NEEDS VOLUNTEERS!!!

Sun, Dec 8 8:19pm

Hi! Good evening and happy Sunday. The scholastic book fair needs more volunteers! I am trying to get more folks to sign up for the empty shifts, especially on Tuesday, when grandparents come for the ... [More]

Redwood Heights Rec. Center Revitalization Survey

Wed, Dec 4 1:38pm

Hello RHS Community!   You may know some very dedicated community members and the Redwood Heights Association are actively working to revitalize Redwood Heights Park at the Rec Center. Please take a m ... [More]

WEEK 16, 12/02/19: Spotlight on The Season of Joy, Kindness and Giving:)

Mon, Dec 2 7:03pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Click on the link below for your RHS Spotlight on Learning https://www.smore.com/eh29w Please feel free to contact me at cynthia.babgy@gmail.com or 510-531-6644. Better ... [More]

COUPLE OF TREES STILL AVAILABLE - Pick up now!

Sat, Nov 30 10:31am

Hello everyone! Just letting you know how you get your holiday tree and support our amazing school! At the Alisio yard until 12, come soon! The Dad's Club

TOMORROW: Holiday Trees Pick Up & "Mini" Christmas Market with treats & hot cider from 9 to 12

Fri, Nov 29 3:14pm

Hello everyone!   This year we want to start this season a little more special and a couple of amazing volunteers signed up to make some yummy cookies or sweets for our little "Mini" Christmas Market ... [More]

SALE END TONIGHT - LAST CHANCE: Holiday Tree Sale! ALSO: "mini" CHRISTMAS MARKET at TREE PICK UP on 11/30 from 9 to 12

Mon, Nov 25 4:52pm

Hello dear RHS families!   YES, you can check that important item off your to-do-list for this busy season! Dad's Club is there for you and organizes it's HOLIDAY TREE SALE online. 2 options: PICK UP ... [More]

Spotlight on GRATITUDE!

Sat, Nov 23 9:28am

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Click on the link below for your RHS Spotlight on Learning https://www.smore.com/vwda5 Please feel free to contact me at cynthia.babgy@gmail.com or 510-531-6644. Better ... [More]

PURCHASE YOUR HOLIDAY TREE NOW online and SUPPORT YOUR SCHOOL! Pick up or home delivery on 11/30!

Tue, Nov 19 12:53pm

Hello everyone!   I know it is too early to think about the HOLIDAY TREE, but it is time to at least RESERVE your tree and get it off your bucket list!!!!   Dad's Club is there for you and organizes i ... [More]

SAVE THE DATE: Scholastic Book Fair 2019 ARCTIC ADVENTURE December 10-14

Tue, Nov 19 9:03am

Parents, mark your calendars and count your allowance, student readers!    The Scholastic Arctic Adventure Book Fair is right around the corner!  This year's book fair is December 10-14th, but you can ... [More]

Scholastic Book Fair EWallet

Mon, Nov 18 8:19am

New this year!  Set up EWallet for the book fair!  It's a safe, easy payment option for your student shopper.  Visit our book fair website and set your account up today!   https://bookfairs.scholastic ... [More]

The Garden Needs Lemons!

Thu, Nov 14 9:30am

Hi Everybody,   Do you have a lemon tree?  Do you have lemons to spare?  Ms. Sara, our garden teacher, is making lemon slushies for our students and our tree has no more lemons!  Please leave any extr ... [More]

The Highlights: Auction Edition

Wed, Nov 13 10:14pm

  Harvest for Learning Auction Update   The online auction closed with a flurry of last minute bids. Most importantly, it raised over $24K for our school! That may be a record! Raffle & Wine Collectio ... [More]

DAD'S CLUB ONLINE HOLIDAY TREE SALE & "MINI" CHRISTMAS MARKET on 11/30 from 9 to 12

Fri, Nov 8 6:52am

Hello dear RHS families!   YES, you can check that important item off your to-do-list for this busy season! Dad's Club is there for you and organises it's HOLIDAY TREE SALE online. 2 options: PICK UP ... [More]

Dad's Club Meeting next Tuesday 7 pm! We love to see you!

Sun, Nov 3 7:10am

Hello!   Our monthly meeting is coming up again. EVERYONE CAN COME (Yes, Moms & Dads) to our meetings and be part of the Dad's Club!   WHEN: next Tuesday, 11/5 starting at 7 pm WHERE: Monaghan's on th ... [More]

Extensions! Extensions! Read all about the Auction Updates...

Sat, Nov 2 2:19pm

  If you are thinking that you lost out on a few bids... YOU ARE WRONG! Due to the PG&E outage... we have EXTENDED the online auction until Wednesday, November 6th. Last chance to place bids will be 9 ... [More]

~Call for Auction Catalogue Advertising Submissions~

Fri, Nov 1

Want to get the word out to our Redwood Heights community about your business? Advertise in our Live Auction Catalogue! Proceeds go directly to our PTA so it's a win all around! Please contact our Ad ... [More]

IMPORTANT HALLOWEEN INFORMATION

Thu, Oct 31 9:40am

Hello RHS Community,   HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!  Here is the Halloween schedule for today:   11:45-12:15 Students put on costumes   12:15-1:00 Outside lunch parties   1:00 Halloween Parade   Reminder: If you ... [More]

WE HAVE POWER!!! School is open tomorrow, Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Tue, Oct 29 7:45pm

Hello Redwood Heights School Community, The lights are on! I just received the official OUSD notice that we are back in business:). See you in the morning. Best, Cynthia    

School Closed Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Mon, Oct 28 8:26pm

Hello Redwood Heights School Community, This is Principal Cynthia Bagby. I just received confirmation that PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff will affect our school for another day. Our school current ... [More]

Redwood Heights School will be closed Monday, October 28th

Sun, Oct 27 5:07pm

Hello Redwood Heights School Community, This is Principal Cynthia Bagby. PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff will affect our school. Because of dangerous fire conditions, especially high gusty winds, o ... [More]

PG&E Power Outage Information

Fri, Oct 25 3:52pm

  Dear Redwood Heights Families, Most of you may have received the latest robocall from OUSD Communication Manager John Sasaki about upcoming PG&E power outages. Based on the latest information from P ... [More]

SPECIAL AUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT! Times Running Out!

Thu, Oct 24 8:51pm

SPECIAL AUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT! NOW AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE BIDDING!!   This year we’ve decided to expand this opportunity to score the highly coveted Classroom Art Projects to the entire RHS community for ... [More]

ATTENTION!!! TODAY IS FALL CARNIVAL from 10 am to 3 pm - COME AND JOIN!

Sat, Oct 19 8:20am

Hey everyone!   The most beloved event for our kids at the school, our FAMOUS DAD'S CLUB FALL CARNIVAL is about to start and we are so excited to have your family there.   Lots of fun booths with amaz ... [More]

Online Auction - Let the Bidding Begin!

Thu, Oct 17 11:11pm

LET THE BIDDING BEGIN! The Online Auction is now open until 11/2.  https://events.readysetauction.com/redwoodheightspta/auction2019  There are over 300 exciting Bay Area items including:  Restaurants ... [More]

Don't Miss Out on the Fun!

Wed, Oct 16 12:09pm

There is so much FUN to be had this week! And hear is the info you'll need...   This month we welcome graphic novelist and illustrator Gene Luen Yang. You'll probably hear from your kids that he gave  ... [More]

LOST AND FOUND

Thu, Oct 10 1:39pm

Hello Everybody!   The lost and found rack is buckling under the pressure from many, many items.  PLEASE come look for clothing items you may be missing.  We will be bagging it all up at the end of da ... [More]

Happy Fall Family Event - our Dad's Club CARNIVAL is coming up soon - 10/19 starting at 10 am

Wed, Oct 9 5:02pm

Hey RHS families!   Please keep this day marked in your calendar for your kids and come to our annual   DAD'S CLUB FALL CARNIVAL on Saturday, 10/19 starting from 10 am to 3 pm   Lots of fun games, boo ... [More]

Rec Center Update for PG&E Power Outage

Wed, Oct 9 2:53pm

Rec center update: Good morning parents Unfortunately the Redwood Heights Recreation Center (as well as other centers) will remain closed on Thursday October 10 & it is still possible that we will be ... [More]

POPSICLE SALE EXTENDED!!!

Wed, Oct 9 9:34am

The 4th Grade Nature Bridge Benefit will continue through the end of October!   This week we will offer popcorn too - from the very LOCAL Peter's Kettle Corn. Come try either Cheddar or Classic Kettle ... [More]

Power Shutdown Information 10/8/19

Tue, Oct 8 1:49pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families,  You may have read in the news, some cities in Northern California are experiencing preventative power shutdowns due to the possibility of power lines sparking wildfires ... [More]

Shoo the Flu Volunteer request

Mon, Oct 7 11:21am

Hello Everybody!   As you know, Shoo the Flu will be giving free flu shots tomorrow.  We need a few parent volunteers to help with collecting students from classrooms, and to comfort nervous students. ... [More]

Last Day to Order RHS School Photos is This Friday!

Tue, Oct 1 9:50pm

Last Day to Order RHS School Photos is This Friday!   Order your child’s school portraits by Friday, October 4.  https://lorifullerphotography.shootproof.com/gallery/rhs2019   2018-2019 school photos: ... [More]

Highlights: October Edition

Tue, Oct 1 7:27pm

Hello Wonderful RHS Community,   Grab that evening cup of tea, and snuggle up and relax with some awesome news... This may be a long read! But, it's just enough to fill your hearts with joy! You've pr ... [More]

International Walk & Roll to School Day! Wednesday Oct 2

Tue, Oct 1 1:31pm

Join the fun on International Walk & Roll to School Day    Wednesday, October 2, 2019   The students, parents, and teachers at Redwood Heights will celebrate International Walk & Roll to School Day on ... [More]

Friendly Reminder: Dad's Club Meeting on 10/1 at 7 pm (EVERYONE can come, yes Moms & Dads)

Sat, Sep 28 9:37pm

Hello!   Our monthly meeting is coming up again. EVERYONE CAN COME (Yes, Moms & Dads) to our meetings and be part of the Dad's Club!   WHEN: next Tuesday, 10/1 starting at 7 pm WHERE: Monaghan's on th ... [More]

Gratitude Spotlight!

Fri, Sep 27 1:50pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Click on the link below for your RHS Spotlight on Learning https://www.smore.com/qaku7 Please feel free to contact me at cynthia.babgy@gmail.com or 510-531-6644. Better ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning 9/23/19

Tue, Sep 24 6:55pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Click on the link below for your RHS Spotlight on Learning https://www.smore.com/faur1 Please feel free to contact me at cynthia.babgy@gmail.com or 510-531-6644. Better ... [More]

We need Parent Donations for our Auction!!

Tue, Sep 24 10:32am

It's RHS Auction Season and we need YOUR help! It's coming up fast and we need lots of donations, big and small to reach our 100k goal. If you have a business, skill or passion we would LOVE to auctio ... [More]

SAVE THE DATE: Dad's Club SPAGHETTI FEED on 10/4 starting at 6:30 pm

Sun, Sep 22 10:55am

Hello everyone!   Just a quick reminder, that in 2 weeks our FAMOUS SPAGHETTI FEED is happening. So put it in your calendar to make sure you won't miss it!   WHEN: October 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm WHE ... [More]

RHS Donors Choose

Fri, Sep 20 4:59pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Click on the link below to review our RHS Donors Choose request.  https://www.smore.com/0zruf Please feel free to contact me at cynthia.babgy@gmail.com or 510-531-6644. ... [More]

Don't Miss This!

Wed, Sep 18 12:11pm

Good Morning RHS Community, Please grab a cup of coffee or tea on this rainy day, and read through this September Edition of the Highlights! I promise you, you'll Fall in love with the news as it warm ... [More]

LAST FRIENDLY REMINDER: Dad's Club Social BBQ & Hang out tomorrow from 2 to 6 pm

Fri, Sep 13 8:02pm

Hello everyone! Come and enjoy our start of the year opening Dad's club SOCIAL BBQ @ HANG OUT at Christophe & Rod's house from 2 to 6 pm. Please sign up at if you come... See you there The Dad's club

Library Committee Meeting THURSDAY SEP 12TH @ PEET's

Mon, Sep 9 12:03pm

The library committee will meet at 6 pm on the second Thursday of this month at the new Peet's in Lincoln Square.  Come support the library and learn about our amazing community resource.  Our first m ... [More]

Friendly Reminder: Dad's Club SOCIAL BBQ & HANG OUT, Saturday 9/14 from 2 to 6 pm

Fri, Sep 6 2:34pm

Hello everyone!   YES, our annual SOCIAL BBQ & HANG OUT PARTY is around the corner. We are inviting you to bring the family and enjoy a good BBQ and some nice cool drinks in the backyard of our member ... [More]

September Highlights

Fri, Sep 6 1:24am

Hello Redwood Heights Family! We hope the school year is off to a great start for you and yours. Our first PTA General Meeting will be held on Thursday September 19th. The PTA Board will provide a pot ... [More]

Friendly Reminder: Dad's Club Meeting tomorrow, 9/3 at 7 pm (EVERYONE can come, yes Moms & Dads)

Mon, Sep 2 7:34pm

EVERYONE CAN COME (Yes, Moms & Dads) to our meetings and be part of the Dad's Club!   WHEN: next Tuesday, 9/3 starting at 7 pm WHERE: Monaghan's on the Hill, 2820 Mountain Blvd, Oakland   We are looki ... [More]

School Picture Make-up Day WEDNESDAY 9/4/19

Fri, Aug 30 1:40pm

RHS Photo Makeup Day - Wednesday, September 4 If your child was absent or needs a retake, please sign up for your child to be photographed on Makeup Day (image proofs will be available for previewing ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: Week of 8/26/19

Thu, Aug 29 5:14pm

Dear Redwood Heights Families, Click on the link below for your RHS Spotlight on Learning https://www.smore.com/vax2h Please feel free to contact me at cynthia.babgy@gmail.com or 510-531-6644. Better ... [More]

NEW TIME!!! STARTING AT 2 PM to 6 PM: DAD's CLUB SOCIAL HANG OUT & BBQ on 9/14

Wed, Aug 28 8:15am

Hello everyone!   The Dad's Club is hosting its SOCIAL BBQ & HANG OUT. We are inviting you to bring the family and enjoy a good BBQ and some nice cool drinks in the backyard of our members Christophe ... [More]

YEAH! First RHS Dad's Club meeting is just ONE week away! 9/3 at 7 pm! EVERYBODY (Yes, Mom or/and Dad) is WELCOME!

Tue, Aug 27 9:43pm

Dear parents & guardians!   The RHS Dad's Club is announcing its first meeting this coming Tuesday and welcomes everyone (yes, Moms or/and Dads). Are you new and want to participate in our amazing com ... [More]

Picture days Tomorrow and Wednesday

Mon, Aug 26 3:33pm

Picture days at RHS are tomorrow, Tuesday Aug. 27th,  and Wednesday, Aug. 28th.  Please look at the schedule below to see which day your child's class will be getting their pictures taken.   Tuesday, ... [More]

Cambodian Dance Class

Wed, Aug 21 1:45pm

Hello RHS families,   We have a wonderful after-school class called Cambodian Dance that is offered to all grade levels every year by one of our teachers, Ms. Neou.  The class culminates in April with ... [More]

Spotlight on Learning: Week of 8/18/19

Wed, Aug 21 10:49am

Dear Redwood Heights Families, I've found a better platform for creating newsletters. You will receive the link here to the newsletter, in addition to getting it directly through the new platform, Smo ... [More]

WELCOME HIGHLIGHTS!

Tue, Aug 20 7:35pm

We hope that everyone had a great first week of school! And hopefully we have all adjusted to a the full days of school ahead of us. To get the best use out of Konstella  (our one stop shop for school ... [More]

RHS SCHOOL PORTRAITS 8/27 & 8/28

Mon, Aug 19 9:30pm

Mark your calendars for school portraits! Please see attachment for your class's date and a volunteering  opportunity.

Enrichment Classes

Fri, Aug 16 12:15am

Information about enrichment classes are up on the Redwood Heights Website, under the Extend Day submenu: https://www.ousd.org/domain/5352 Please enroll your children as soon as possible. The deadline ... [More]

RHS alumni & local girl scouts special project

Thu, Aug 15 9:25am

Welcome RHS community, A few RHS alumni and local girl scouts worked on a special project to share with the RHS community called the buddy bench.  They created a short video to explain and share how i ... [More]