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Rancho San Diego Elementary School

School year overview

We created this school year overview calendar to help new RSD parents plan for the year ahead. This list is based on recent years’ events; the actual events held change from year to year based on interest, budget, holiday dates, and how many volunteers we have. 

Recurring all-school events

Treat Fridays (weekly) 

PTA meetings (monthly)

Restaurant nights (monthly) 

Raven Awards assemblies (three times a year)

Dress-up days (periodic)

All-school annual events

August 

Tissues & Tea for kindergarten parents


September

Back to school night 

PTA membership drive & contest

Movie under the stars 

School pictures


October

Halloween carnival 

Halloween costume parade 

Classroom Halloween parties

Red Ribbon Week 


November

Square1 Art

Jog-a-thon

Veterans Day assembly

Parent-teacher conferences 

Pie and Cider for teachers


December

Barnes & Noble book fair

Classroom holiday parties


January


February

100th day of school 

Raffle basket fundraiser

Rock ‘n’ roll sock hop dance 


March

Career Week

St. Patrick’s Day/ spring classroom activities

TEDxKids speech night


April

Scholastic book fair

Student-led open house

Teacher appreciation week 


May

Moms & Muffins 

Field Day


June

Luau

Dads & Donuts

Fifth grade promotion 

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Grade-specific annual events

  

Kindergarten

Tissues & Tea for kindergarten parents

Winter sing

Teddy Bear Picnic

Legoland engineering field trip

San Diego Zoo field trip

Wright’s Field nature education field trip

Walking field trip to library and fire station


First

Salute to America pageant or Jack and the Beanstalk play

Fleet Science Center field trip

SeaWorld field trip

Cuyamaca Water Conservation Garden field trip


Second

San Diego Zoo Field Trip

Birch Aquarium Field Trip

Rumpus in the Rainforest play


Third

Mission Trails Hiking field trip

Water Conservation Garden walking field trip

Through the Decades musical performance


Fourth

Old Town field trip 

Rats play (Tall Tales play in past years)

Recorders 


Fifth

Pirate musical

BizTown interviews

BizTown field trip

Lots of fundraising

Colonial assembly

SeaWorld Aquatica field trip

Fifth grade class portrait

Pioneer Day

Survivor Day

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