GAO order Pickup – October 28, 29

You can pick up your Great American Opportunities orders at school during the following times:

Thursday 2:00 – 6:30pm

Friday 8:00am – 10am

Friday 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Cookie Dough orders need to be picked up as soon as possible on Thursday only, as we don’t have the freezer capacity to store all the dough!

If you need to make other arrangements, please call Athena at 334-4400.


Final Day for Drive-For-Schools

Drive-For-School Final Day

Monday October 18th is the FINAL DAY to turn in sold Drive-For-School tickets.  Please turn your tickets to your child/s teacher or the front office.  Thank you for your support!

Events For The Week of October 11 – 15

Exciting Events for this Week…

Conference Week – All grades will be dismissed at 12:20.

Book Fair – The book fair is located in the library.  Please come and  check out books and other fun items.

Harvest FestivalFriday October 15th from 5 – 9. Please contact Denise Russo if you have questions or would like to volunteer.

Drive-For-Schools –  Friday October 15th is the last day to turn in your tickets for the Drive-For-Schools.  You can turn in your tickets to the office or bring your tickets to the Harvest Festival to receive a Sillybandz® for every ticket you purchase.

Drive for School Tickets / Sillybandz® Give Away


Support Rio ’s Reading Enrichment Programs and Help Us Reach Our $5,000 Goal! We have $3,200 to go!!

Reminder: Tomorrow, Friday October 8th is the 2nd Sillybandz® give-away! Send your sold tickets to school tomorrow! Your student/s can redeem them for Sillybandz® at lunch! (If you sent your sold tickets in earlier this week, remind your student/s to come to the Sillybandz® table.)

Want more tickets? Additional tickets are available in the office, or by contacting Corrie Slyder:

Please note: If you do not wish to buy or sell your tickets, please return them to the school as soon as possible.

Thank you for your support!

Bike/Walk to Work/School Day – October 7th

Fall Bike to Work/School Day – Thursday, October 7, 2010

Rio del Mar Elementary is participating in the Bike/Walk to school day!! Check out the details below…

“Join over six thousand cyclists during the best time of year to ride a bike in Santa Cruz – Fall!

Ride your bike to one of our sites and receive a FREE and healthy breakfast! Bring your own re-useable coffee mug. Help save a tree!

2nd ANNUAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY – Thursday, October 7th!

Join us for the second annual Walk to School Day on Thursday, October 7th Walking to school is one of the easiest, healthiest and most cost-effective ways of getting to and from school. For a complete list of participating schools click here.

Support kids biking and walking to school by buying raffle tickets at the Jamba Juice, Westside New Leaf and Whole Food Breakfast sites on Bike to Work Day!”