Using the last spring's winning student mascot submission, RSS worked with a graphic design firm this summer to refine the design into a formidable mascot that RSS students will be proud to wear as a representation of our athletics program.
Rodeph Sholom School is pleased to announce that the Jewish Funders Network chose our school, alongside 27 other institutions from seven countries, to receive a grant from Avenues to Jewish Engagement for Intermarried Couples and their Families in honor of 2015 Genesis Prize Laureate Michael Douglas.
Rodeph Sholom School is proud to announce that Ira Glasser, Chair of the History Department and Co-Chair of the Jewish Studies Department, was recently inducted as a 2015-2016 Fellow of The Academy for Teachers.
The Rodeph Sholom School Athletics program is fierce; with 6 team sports offered each school year, multiple championships won across age groups and a formidable undefeated girls’ basketball team, RSS’s athletes excel both in skill and in teamwork. Since the program’s beginning in 2001, Athletics Director Brendan Oswald has been searching for the perfect mascot to exemplify the dedication, spirit and tenacity of our student athletes. This year, he turned to the students themselves to redesign this important part of our school’s culture.
In March, RSS’s Student Council President Jay R.‘16 announced an open competition for any student in 4th through 8th Grade to submit original drawings of a new athletics mascot; alumni were also invited to participate. Today, Rodeph Sholom School is thrilled to announce the winner of the RSS Athletics Mascot competition - fifth grader, Aidan G.!