The Catch : September 24, 2018
Mon, Sep 24 1:22am
Redwood Shores Elementary


September 24, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 7

PTA Announcements 

Come Join Us on October 7th for the 7th Annual Walk-a-Thon!
Sunday, October 7th at 12-3:30pm at RWSE
We'll have carnival games, hot dogs, bubbles, ice-cream and most importantly, all of your friends!!  The class with the most participation in each grade will receive top prizes! And we will have a champion class for the highest participation in the whole school! Click here to sign up, and for all event details! Please choose a volunteer shift while you're on campus -- we appreciate your help!
Save the Music Festival
Sunday, October 14th at 11am-5:30pm at Twin Pines Park in Belmont
SchoolForce is planning a FANTASTIC event with fun for the whole family and of course, it also generates funds for our schools. Click here to learn more about SchoolForce & PTA funding.  Always looking for volunteers as well as attendees! 
Kid Power Workshop
Thursday, October 18th at 6:30-8:30pm at Redwood Shores Elementary
Safe Routes to School is bringing an incredible, free
to participants, Kid Power Workshop to our school next month. See flyer here. Parents, educators, and other adult leaders: learn skills to keep kids safe with people including strangers, peers, and others on their way to school and back home again!  Come prepared to participate and learn skills you can teach to your child(ren).  Please sign up on Konstella so we know how many people to expect. This workshop is for adults only, so book your babysitter now!  If you have questions, please contact Shannon S. Moon. Click here for more information about Kid Power.  

Last week for September discount on 2018-2019 Yearbook Orders!
Order your yearbook today! What a great way to capture the highlights of this year all in one book for your student to keep for years to come! Purchase in advance and receive a 15% off discount in the month of September.
Our RWSE Yearbook comes with two free customizable pages for you to personally create memory pages just for your student! Take photos throughout the year... then upload photos and design your custom pages by the end of April, it's easy! You can choose the standard soft cover or hard cover, and if you need more custom pages, you have the option to add more. Also, for those of you who missed last year’s yearbook and want the whole collection, all previous years’ books are also available online. They will be shipped to your home address.
Purchase your yearbook at using our school's code 101282597210657.
If you have any questions, please contact Christine Wong.
Enrichment Club Information
Many of you have been anxiously awaiting Enrichment Club information.  The club has been working hard to get them started, and sign-ups are coming this week. 
Click here for details, or see attached.

Community Messages

Your Feedback is Needed for Important Surveys
Our Redwood Shores Library is reducing hours for 2019 but wants to hear from the public about preferred timing. Click here to access this quick survey.

Redwood City is planning a transition for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  For details about the community meeting this week and to access the survey, click here.

Election Information Nights
It's election season and there are many upcoming events for you to learn about candidates and measures on the November ballot.  Here's a short list:
  -- September 26th: Belmont Chamber of Commerce Candidate Event
  -- September 26th: City Council Candidate Forum in Redwood City
  -- October 4th: RSCA hosts City Council Candidate Meet & Greet at Sandpiper
  -- October 17th: RSCA hosts BRSSD Board Candidates (details to come)
  -- For more information, please visit

Donations for Samaritan House
Project Wee Care is a school-based program that helps children build empathy by donating to needy children in their community. Schools participate in four drives each school year, collecting essentials that are distributed to Samaritan House families in our programs. Every item a family receives helps save money that can be used to keep them housed.  Please click here for program details! A bin is available in the office for donations.

Upcoming Events
  • Thu Sept 27, 6:15-9:45pm: BRSSD Board Meeting at 2960 Hallmark Drive
  • Fri Sept 28, 9-10am: Opening Doors PTA Meeting at 2960 Hallmark Drive
  • Sun Oct 7, 12-3:30pm: Walk-a-Thon at Redwood Shores Elementary School
  • Mon Oct 8, No School, Professional Development Day
  • Tue Oct 9, 7:45-8:10am, RWSE Running Club kick-off
  • Thu Oct 11, 6:15-9:45pm: BRSSD Board Meeting at 2960 Hallmark Drive
  • Sun Oct 14, 11am-5pm: Save the Music Festival at Twin Pines Park
  • Oct 15-19: Whole Child Wellness Week
  • Wed Oct 17: Walk-N-Roll Wednesday
  • Thu Oct 18, 6:30-8:30pm: Kid Power Workshop at RWSE
  • Fri Oct 19, 8:30-10am: PTA Meeting
Important Links
"The Catch" is published weekly by the Redwood Shores Elementary School PTA, 225 Shearwater Parkway, Redwood City, CA 94065 and distributed to everyone registered in the school directory on Konstella. To submit information, email