The Catch : March 19, 2018

Mon, Mar 19 1:14am

  March 19, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 24 Dear Parents and Families, Please look out for our wonderful crossing guard Ms. Anne!  When she is directing traffic, it's important to wait and let her take the l ... [More]

Shout Out: Newspaper Club - Read All About It!

Thu, Mar 15 8:28am

Extra! Extra! A big Shores Shout Out to our newspaper enrichment club that's been working hard on their publication Redwood Times. To see their product and read all their amazing articles, take a peek ... [More]

The Catch : March 12, 2018

Mon, Mar 12 12:23am

  March 12, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 23 PTA Announcements  Volunteer Safety Volunteers and valets, and anyone helping out with traffic and safe crossings, for your own safety, please wear safety vests!   ... [More]

Shout Out: New Recess Equipment!

Tue, Mar 6 4:58pm

A big Redwood Shores Shout Out to every family that donated to the PTA this year, allowing the PTA the ability to get new recess supplies for all grades! This photo shows you the new balls and items t ... [More]

The Catch : March 4, 2018

Sun, Mar 4 4:53pm

  March 4, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 22 PTA Announcements  Read Across America Dress Up Days In honor of the birthday of Dr. Seuss, we ask your children to Seuss-ify themselves the week of March 5th to 9t ... [More]

The Catch : February 25, 2018

Sun, Feb 25 10:27pm

  February 25, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 21 PTA President’s Message  Dear Parents, I hope everyone had a great Mid-Winter break!  We’ll be missing our 5th graders this week as they head to Outdoor Ed!  (P ... [More]

PTA Exec Board Nominees for 2018-19

Tue, Feb 20 9:03pm

Dear Redwood Shores Families, We will have PTA Elections at our March meeting on Friday, March 23 at 8:45am. Below you will find the Nominating Committee Report for the upcoming PTA Elections. Sandy N ... [More]

The Catch : February 18, 2018

Mon, Feb 19 9:51am

  February 19, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 20 Happy Presidents Day!  No School Mon Feb 19 - Fri Feb 23 for Mid-Winter Break. Superintendent's Message In case you missed it, click here to review BRSSD Safety ... [More]

PTA Seeking New Board Members

Thu, Feb 15 9:55pm

Hello RWSE Parents - Do you or another RWSE parent or guardian you know have interest in guiding event committee chairs in putting on some awesome school events? The Redwood Shores Elementary PTA Nomi ... [More]

Shout Out: We love our volunteers!

Wed, Feb 14 11:50am

Special Valentine's Day shout out to all our parent volunteers at the school! Our Student Government helpers prepared treats and have been handing them out throughout the day - just a little thank you ... [More]

The Catch : February 11, 2018

Sun, Feb 11 9:10pm

  February 11, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 19 Principal's Message In case you missed it, click here to review the February 2018 Principal's Message. Also, please review this important note about attendance. ... [More]

DATE CHANGE: SchoolForce Auction

Sat, Feb 10 5:11pm

Hi families — New update, the date for the SchoolForce auction has changed to April 20. On the bright side, that gives you a little extra time to think of things to propose that we auction off! More d ... [More]

Shout Out: Shores Kids Love to Read!

Tue, Feb 6 2:39pm

A special Shores Shout Out for all the efforts to support School Force during this years Read-a-Thon! The kids, the parents, the volunteers, the family and friends that donate...all come together to s ... [More]

Straggler Read-a-Thon Packets

Mon, Feb 5 8:35pm

Majority of the Read-a-Thon packets have been turned in. However, if there are any last minute packets that have not been turned in, you can still turn them in to your teachers along with donations an ... [More]

SchoolForce: One thank you, one request

Mon, Feb 5 12:44pm

Hello Redwood Shores Families!   On behalf of SchoolForce, I'd like to thank all of you for participating in the read-a-thon the last couple weeks.  The energy the kids had for both reading and raisin ... [More]

The Catch : February 5, 2018

Sun, Feb 4 10:44pm

  February 5, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 18 PTA Announcements RWSE Book Fair starts Monday, February 5th! The RWSE Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids love to read right into our school ... [More]

This Friday: Students Vs. Teachers Kickball!

Wed, Jan 31 12:32pm

This Friday come cheer on your classmates at lunch recess when they will be playing against the teachers in a friendly game of kickball! Go Seals!! - Brought to you by your Student Council.

Shout Out: New PE Equipment!

Tue, Jan 30 10:23am

A great big Shores Shout Out to all those who donated to PTA!! Our PTA was able to support the purchase of brand new PE equipment that includes over 30 fitness mats and a ton of age appropriate sized ... [More]

The Catch : January 28, 2018

Mon, Jan 29 8:13am

  January 28, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 17 PTA President's Message Dear Parents, We are one month into 2018! The holidays seem like such a distant memory already since we’ve already had a very successful ... [More]

Reminder to return Read-A-Thon packets by Friday, Feb 2nd

Sun, Jan 28 7:51pm

Dear parents, We just completed our 2018 Read-A-Thon successfully! Kids read LOTS, logged their minutes, and we hope they raised lots of money for their school. We also managed to make this event fun ... [More]

Friday is TWIN DAY!

Wed, Jan 24 12:17pm

Show your school spirit by finding a friend to be twins with!! And.... don’t forget to come cheer on your classmates at lunch recess when they will be playing against the teachers in a friendly game o ... [More]

Important reminder for tomorrow morning - Wednesday the 24th is our second pie throw day!

Tue, Jan 23 8:07pm

Wednesday, Jan 24th is our second pie throw day!  Ask your kids about last Wednesday's pie throw excitement! Three students threw pies at our dedicated and fabulous teacher, Mr Tashman, who volunteere ... [More]

Volunteers Needed for the BookFair Feb 5 – 9

Tue, Jan 23 12:30pm

Hi Parents,   There are around 110 positions needed to be filled for our up-coming Book Fair. The book fair would not be successful without the help of our amazing volunteers. If interested in helping ... [More]

The Catch : January 21, 2018

Sun, Jan 21 11:38pm

  January 21, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 16 PTA Announcements PTA General Association Meeting For PTA Members || January 23rd, 7:00pm-8:00pm || School Library Please join us for our January meeting! This a ... [More]

Quick reminder about tomorrow's Pie Throw!

Tue, Jan 16 3:08pm

Dear parents, please remember to have your kids bring in their pledge forms to school tomorrow if they qualify to participate in our first Pie Throw raffle. In order to qualify students have to show a ... [More]

The Catch : January 15, 2018

Mon, Jan 15 10:01pm

  January 15, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 15 PTA Announcements No School on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! No school for students on Monday, January 15th, to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.  Dive Into Reading K ... [More]

Dive into Reading is here!

Thu, Jan 11 5:35pm

School-Force Read-A-Thon DIVES IN tomorrow! Here comes the School–Force Reading Power Read-A-Thon! Students start reading this Friday, January 12th!  Look for a complete Reading Power Packet in your c ... [More]

The Catch : January 8, 2018

Mon, Jan 8 11:03am

  January 8, 2018  Volume 9, Issue 14 PTA Announcements Happy New Year, and Welcome Back (almost)! No school for students on Monday, January 8th, but the teachers are in class! Pajama Day Tuesday, Jan ... [More]

Principal's Newsletter to Families December 2017

Mon, Dec 18 11:23pm

  Dear Families & Staff,   Although I can't compete with the Redwood Shores Times and their prolific journalists, please consider reading my letter to the community for December 2017.   It can be view ... [More]

The Catch : December 18, 2017

Mon, Dec 18 2:00am

December 18, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 13 Superintendent's Message In case you missed the email from Superintendent Milliken last week, please review the important information here.  You'll find announcem ... [More]

The Catch : December 10, 2017

Sun, Dec 10 11:48pm

December 10, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 12 Crossing Guard Update Our crossing guard Annie should be back this week!  Thank you to all the parents who volunteered while she was out, and to those who brought ... [More]

The Catch : December 3, 2017

Sun, Dec 3 10:30pm

December 3, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 11 President's Message I had the pleasure of chaperoning a field trip last week to Folger Stables and it was such a great experience.  Being out in the serene environ ... [More]

Free money for our schools just for shopping...

Wed, Nov 29 1:16pm

Apologies for cluttering up the home page feed -- Konstella seems to be auto-updating my link so I'm giving up and just showing where to find it.   Hi families!    Since we're nearing the time when ma ... [More]

The Catch : November 26, 2017

Mon, Nov 27 8:58am

November 26, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 10 Principal's Message Dear Families, As many of you also experienced, it was an odd surprise last week not to see Annie overseeing the crosswalk on Shearwater Parkw ... [More]

The Catch : November 19, 2017

Sun, Nov 19 9:34pm

November 19, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 9 PTA President's Message Dear Parents, Multicultural Night was incredible!  I hope you attended this celebration of our cultural diversity at our school.  The kids ... [More]

Multi Cultural Night is Tomorrow!

Thu, Nov 16 12:08pm

Please join our community in a GLOBAL celebration tomorrow night at Redwood Shores Elementary! There will be 9 performances featuring different regions around the world, all performed by our very own ... [More]

517 lbs of candy?!?!?!?! THANK YOU!!!

Wed, Nov 15 9:14am

Hi Redwood Shores Elementary community,   Just wanted to take a second to send a sincere THANK YOU for making the candy buy back so successful.  Our school donated an amazing 517 pounds of candy -- ab ... [More]

The Catch : November 12, 2017

Sun, Nov 12 9:05pm

November 12, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 8 PTA President's Message Dear Parents, The PTA Fundraising season has come to a close, and I am so grateful for the community we have here.  We raised 104% of goal ... [More]

REMINDER: Parent Town Hall - Financial Challenges of the District

Mon, Nov 6 9:49am

Hi families,   (Note: this is a follow up email to Principal Cahoon’s message last weekend regarding the same topic)   Are you concerned about the short or long-term financial health of the district?  ... [More]

The Catch : November 5, 2017

Mon, Nov 6 1:46am

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 ... [More]

The Catch : October 29, 2017

Sun, Oct 29 10:49pm

October 29, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 6 Principal's Announcement Dear Families and Staff, I invite you to attend one of the BRSSD Town Hall meetings (on November 2nd and 7th) regarding the District's budg ... [More]

RSE Newspaper Club is open for registration!

Fri, Oct 27 12:49pm

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it! Calling All Student Reporters and Journalists from 3rd-5th Grade. Newspaper Club is rolling out Hot off the Press! Sign up is Live! See you Thursday November 2, at 3:1 ... [More]

The Catch : October 22, 2017

Sun, Oct 22 8:40pm

October 22, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 5 PTA President’s Message  Dear Parents, This has been a very educational week for both our kids and parents.  The kids had a week long educational series focused on ... [More]

Last Chance to Register for the Walk-a-thon this Sunday

Fri, Oct 20 6:19pm

Don't miss out on the opportunity to spend the afternoon on Oct.22nd with our school community, while cheering on our kids as they walk to benefit the RWSE PTA. Register at Please ... [More]

Walk-a-thon Registration Extended to Oct 20th

Wed, Oct 18 10:44pm

Registration for this Sunday's Walk-a-thon has been extended to Friday, Oct. 20th.  Don't miss out on the opportunity to spend the afternoon with our school community, while cheering on our kids as th ... [More]

Important reminder from PTA and SchoolForce

Tue, Oct 17 10:40am

Hi families, Many of us chose Redwood Shores in part because of the highly regarded public school system.  But did you know that of all the elementary school districts within the county, BRSSD receive ... [More]

The Catch : October 15, 2017

Sun, Oct 15 11:45pm

October 15, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 4 PTA Announcements PTA General Association Meeting For PTA Members || October 17th, 7:00pm-8:00pm || School Library Please join us in October for a special presentat ... [More]

The Catch : October 8, 2017

Sun, Oct 8 9:09pm

October 8, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 3 Principal's Message Please click on this link for my October newsletter.  You'll find news and highlights about our school's goals, science instruction, parent leade ... [More]

Running Club!

Tue, Oct 3 8:30pm

When? Every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 7:45-8:10, weather permitting.   Where? Meet at the playground promptly at 7:45 to pick up your running card. Students will run or walk the Walk-a-Thon tr ... [More]

The Catch : October 1, 2017

Sun, Oct 1 8:39pm

October 1, 2017  Volume 9, Issue 2 PTA President's Message Dear Parents of Redwood Shores Elementary School Students, I hope you all had a great first full month of school, and the students have settl ... [More]

SchoolForce Save the Music!

Thu, Sep 28 11:45pm

SchoolForce’s Save The Music Festival is coming up soon: Sunday October 1st from 11:00 am-5:30 pm at Twin Pines Park. This is a fun-filled day celebrating music, which is just one of the programs that ... [More]

PTA Updates

Mon, Sep 25 9:11pm

PTA Updates for the week of September 25th Have you checked the Lost and Found for your child's missing jacket or water bottle?  All items still there after this Friday will be donated so be sure to h ... [More]

PTA Updates

Wed, Sep 20 9:37pm

Thank you to those that attended the General PTA Meeting last night. A lot of information was provided about what the PTA is funding this year as we went through all of the expected revenues and expen ... [More]

Redwood Shores Math Olympiad Club (4th and 5th Grade)

Mon, Sep 18 8:04pm

Would you like to help your kids develop love and enthusiasm for problem solving and math? Deepen the their understanding of math concepts and build a strong foundation for future math studies? There ... [More]

Network outage

Wed, Sep 13 7:51am

Internet connectivity issues with possible impact on phone lines impacting RWS and Sandpiper this morning. Please expect delays with email and digital platforms. Thank you for your patience while we w ... [More]

September PTA General Association Meeting Notice

Mon, Sep 11 6:06pm

Dear Redwood Shores Elementary Parents and Staff,   You are invited to our first PTA meeting of the school year!  Our monthly PTA meetings are a great way to meet other parents, get informed about wha ... [More]

The Catch : August 28, 2017

Sun, Aug 27 7:29pm

It's a new school year and a new issue of school newsletter. The Catch is now being hosted on Google Docs here:   Enjoy!

Message from Ms. Cahoon

Tue, Aug 22 11:21pm

Dear Families,   We are so excited to launch the school year with all of you tomorrow!   The families of 550 new and returning students will come to campus at about the same time. Many site and distri ... [More]

Assign Your Child's Classroom in Your Profile

Mon, Aug 21 9:58pm

For those of you that joined Konstella over the summer, please take a moment to go into your Konstella profile and assign your child to his or her teacher's classroom, per the District email you shoul ... [More]

Registration Reminders & Back to School Events

Sat, Aug 19 8:33pm

Please click here for important information and reminders about back to school season.

Welcome Back Event & School Supply Drop Off

Fri, Aug 18 2:39pm

We look forward to seeing you all at our Welcome Back to School event on Monday August 21st from 4pm to 6pm in the Multi-Use Room! Please bring your child's school supplies directly to the Multi-Use R ... [More]

For Committee Chairs

Thu, Jul 20 4:51pm

Dear PTA Committee Chairs,   Thank you so much for your commitment in the upcoming school year to chair the various PTA committees.  There is much to be done, so I truly appreciate your dedication as ... [More]

Konstella Orientation and Training

Tue, Jul 11 9:48am

Just a reminder that we will be hosting a training and orientation for all the teachers and committee chairs to see and learn more about Konstella. This is an optional meeting but should be  very help ... [More]

Welcome to Konstella!

Sun, Jul 2 6:53pm

Welcome to our new directory, school event, calendar and committee management system at Redwood Shores Elementary! We encourage you to look around on the website, download the mobile app, and get read ... [More]