The Catch : November 5, 2017
Mon, Nov 6 1:46am
Redwood Shores Elementary
November 5, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 7

Principal's Announcement

I hope to see many of you at the BRSSD Town Hall this Tuesday, Nov. 7th and our Multicultural Night on Friday, Nov. 17th.  Please remember to plan child care during parent-teacher conference minimum days starting Tuesday, Nov. 14th. Students will be dismissed early.  
Click here for my newsletter.  You'll find program updates and a flyer with resources and events you can use as a parent to build your child's excitement around science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). 
Thanks and see you soon!
Annie Cahoon, Principal

PTA Announcements

Candy Buy Back Ends Monday, November 6th!
Bring your excess Halloween candy to the office on Monday, November 6th.  A local dentist office donates $1 per pound of candy to SchoolForce (up to $3,500), which positively impacts the quality of education for our children.  The candy is shipped to our troops. See flyer for details and many thanks to sponsors:
          Urmi Amin, DDS MS Pediatric Dentist
          Michael Chang, DDS, Orthodontist
          Nancy Kaher, DDS General Dentist
          Estes Express Shipping

BRSSD Parent Town Hall Meeting November 7th
Don't miss the BRSSD Town Hall meeting this Tuesday, November 7th at 7-8pm at Sandpiper regarding the District's budget challenges. The meeting will share the most recent information and will invite parent and staff input.  For additional information, click here.   
Congratulations! We have a Box Top Winning Class!
Mrs. Ildefonzo's class, Room 5, was the winner of the RWSE Box Top Contest with 536 box tops submitted!  Each student in room 5 will receive an Emoji plush for their back pack! The total box tops submitted by the school was 4,309 which translates to $430.90 raised for the school.  Great job everyone!!
Let the clipping continue! Our next collection contest ends on January 31st! The class that collects the most Box Tops will win another cool prize!  
Multicultural Night is Friday, November 17th
Multicultural Night is a chance to be unified by pride in our children and celebrate the extraordinary diversity of our RSES community.  The night will feature several performances from various highlighted regions around the world.  

We invite many children in the school - in any grade -  to participate on a first-come, first-serve basis in a song performance.  You will be contacted by the leader of that performance who will coordinate 1 or 2 rehearsal times in the weeknight evenings and/or weekends between now and November 17th.  For more information and sign-ups, please click here.

Community Announcements

Boy Scouts Go "Scouting For Food" on Saturday, November 11th
On Saturday, November 11th, Boy Scout Troops 27 & 61 and Cub Scout Pack 61 will be “Scouting For Food” in Redwood Shores as part of the largest one day food drive by the Boy Scouts of America. Items needed include canned foods such as stew, chili, soup, fruits/vegetables, fish and meat. Cereals, peanut butter, and juice boxes are also needed. Food collected will be delivered to Second Harvest Food Bank. Last year (2016), the 3 groups collected over 3,000 lbs. of food and $160 in donations to help feed the hungry. Scouting for Food is one way that our scouts live out the Scout slogan “Do a Good Turn Daily.” Find out more at, and

Register for the 2018 Belmont Redwood Shores Little League Season  
Click here for details and to sign up. 

Upcoming Events
  • Mon Nov 6 Halloween Candy Buyback Ends
  • Tue Nov 7 BRSSD Budget Town Hall, 7-8pm, Sandpiper Elementary School
  • Fri Nov 17 Multicultural Night, 6:30pm
  • Tue Nov 28 PTA Meeting, 7-8pm, Library
Important Links
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