Rio’s 1st Winter Concert

Winter Concert

When: Wednesday, December 7th

Where: Performing Arts Center at Aptos High School                                                   7301 Freedom Boulevard, Aptos


Kinder & 1st Grade Perform at 5:00 p.m.

2nd and 3rd Grade Perform at 6:00 p.m.


4th Grade Perform at 7:00 p.m.


5th & 6th Grade Perform at 7:45 p.m.


Note: The Performing Arts Center is a wonderful facility, but will only accommodate about four hundred people in the audience.  We, therefore, are staggering the performances and grouping by grade levels.

Please have your child wear a white top and dark pants or skirt. ARRIVE 15 MINUTES BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED PERFORMANCE TIME.


Restaurant Night Village Host Pizza Dec 6th and 7th

Village Host Pizza

Two Nights: Tuesday December 6th & Wednesday December 7th
20% Percent of Pizza Sales will be donated to Rio del Mar School! (excludes grill, beverages and salad bar)

Bring the family and meet friends for dinner at Rio del Mar School’s December Restaurant Night!

Call ahead to have your order ready!

(831) 685-8646

4 Seascape Village| Aptos, CA 95003

Rio Helps Grind Out Hunger

This years goal is 8,000 pounds! Two Weeks 11/28 – 12/09

A special thank you to the 5 Rio student leadership for helping lead Rio’s Grind Out Hunger this year!

How Can You Help??

~ Fill up the bag that that your child will be bringing home on Monday Nov. 28 with non-perishable items such as cans of soup, beans, corn etc. & bring it back to school by Friday, December 9.


~ Send in a monetary donation $1 = 4 meals.
*If every child at Rio brought in at least $5 we would reach our goal.

Note: There is a competition among the grade levels. The grade that brings in the most pounds of food wins a pizza party!!

Raffle: A raffle drawing will be held on Dec. 2, Dec. 5 and the grand prize drawing on Dec. 9. To participate in the raffle your child must send in the raffle tickets below with either a bag of food or monetary donations. Click Here for more raffle tickets.

Thank you for helping the community! Grind Out Hunger is a way for kids to help kids. All donations go to the Second Harvest Food Bank. For more information please go to


November 3rd (tomorrow) Restaurant Night

Join us November 3rd for Restaurant Night
Eriks Deli Cafe & Baskin Robbins (Aptos locations only)
From 3pm-9pm
10% of their sales will return to Rio Del Mar Elementary

Erik’s DeliCafe
102 Rancho Del Mar
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 688-5656
Open 10am-9pm Daily

Baskin Robbins
100 Rancho Del Mar
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 688-3166
Open 11am-10pm daily

Erik’s DeliCafe of Aptos and Baskin Robbins of Aptos are Locally & Independently owned.

Popcorn sales start TODAY!!

Popcorn Sales begin today! Parents and students will be selling bags of popcorn for 50 cents each. Sales occur during pick up, so give your kid 2 quarters so they can nab a bag as they’re heading to the car, bus or playground!

All proceeds benefit the 5th graders Science camp fund. Sales will continue on Wednesdays throughout the school year (except holidays and restructured days).

The 5th graders thank you for your support!