We have numerous events throughout the year, designed to engage the collective Open School family and also raise money at the same time. Friends of the Open School is responsible for organizing the fundraising efforts at the Open School. 

We hope you will participate in all of our events as a volunteer, organizer or attendee and we look forward to your support and enthusiasm.


You can use the menu to the left to learn more about each of Open School's regular events.

Detailed descriptions for the following events are being written and will be available soon:

  • Back to School Night
  • Book Fair
  • Bowling
  • Concerts - Winter and Spring
  • Earth Day
  • Open School Day
  • Read-A-Thon
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Donations Needed for Online Auction (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 12 (last updated Feb 13)

Time to tap those connections! The Online Auction Committee needs your help with getting

Read-a-thon Reminder: Turn in Logs Tomorrow (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 25 (last updated Feb 25)

Please remind your children to bring their Read-A-Thon logs into school the morning of Wednesday, February 26th. This is the last week of Read-A-Thon and we would love to get 100% participation!

Also, please make sure to initial your children's logs. This will help ensure that everyone is participating and that they're writing down the correct number of minutes.

Thanks for all of your support!

The Read-A-Thon Committee 

READ-A-THON 2020 (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 3 (last updated Feb 13)

On Thursday, February 6, Open Magnet Charter transformed into Open’s Chocolate Factory, kicking off our 2020 Read-A-Thon! Over the next three weeks, students and staff will participate in this worthwhile literacy program that highlights the joy and wonder of reading.

Your child will bring home a reading log in a brown envelope. Please familiarize yourself with these materials in order to encourage their participation. 

Check If Your Employer Matches Your Generosity (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 7 (last updated Nov 7)

Reminder:  Please check with your company to see if they match charitable contributions, either in part or in full. This is effectively free money for our school, and often just requires a small amount of paperwork, which is often completed by the Annual Giving team rather than you. 

Thank You for the Campout! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Sep 26 (last updated Sep 26)

This past weekend’s Campout was a true success with over 600 members of our Open family, lots of food, a ton of laughs, flashing lights everywhere and just an overall good time.

Thank You for a Magical Readathon! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 14 (last updated Mar 14)

Open School's 2019 Readathon was a magical experience!  All Houses of the Open School of Reading and Wizardry competed with great honor and integrity in this year's Readathon!  

Readathon News: Slytherin Wins The House Cup! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 7 (last updated Mar 7)

The 2019 Readathon House Cup goes to Slytherin, who maintained their lead from last week. Fantastic work, team!

Open School Congratulated by the Ministry of Reading Magic!

Congratulations are in order for the tremendous efforts made in all four Houses. You’ve made the Ministry of Reading Magic proud. 

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Mon 3/2 (All day)
Fri 3/20 5:30 pm
Sun 3/22 10:00 pm
Sat 4/25 6:00 pm