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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Annual Giving Progress Report (Spoiler Alert: We Need You!) (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Sep 11 (last updated Sep 12)

We extend our deep and sincere thanks to all who donated in the first few weeks of school. Unfortunately, we have seen only 70% of the number of donors this year as we did at the same point last school year.

Fall Family Festival and Haunted House Planning Meeting (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 10 (last updated Sep 12)

Love Halloween and festivals with prizes?  Handy with building materials?  

We would love to have your energy as we prepare for one of our biggest community events - the Fall Family Festival and the Haunted House!

The Fall Family Festival Plannining Committee will meet Wednesday, September 18th from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. in Teacher's Lounge. 

Open School Annual Campout is Almost Here! (Announcement)

Submitted by Friends on Sep 6 (last updated Sep 10)

Hello Open School Families,

Come join us at the 6th Annual Campout - from September 21 at 3pm until September 22 at 11am - held right on our beautiful campus.

Sign Up to Help With The Campout! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Sep 4 (last updated Sep 5)

Our annual Campout is right around the corner on the weekend of September 21st!  This flyer has all the details!

Register here today, before prices go up on September 17th.

Register and Sign Up to Help with The Campout! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Aug 22 (last updated Sep 4)

Our annual Campout  - from September 21st at 3 p.m. to September 22nd at 11 a.m. - promises to be as much fun as all the others!  If you’re one of the few families that haven’t participated yet, please don’t miss it again.  Register here today! Prices go up by $10 on September 17th.

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. 

Thank You for a Fun Movie & Pizza Night! (Article)

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

Thank you to everyone who came out last Friday for a fun and successful Movie & Pizza Night!

The Open School Fall Book Fair is Here! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 1 (last updated Nov 8)

The Fall Book Fair kicked off in the Library after school today and will run throughout Conference Week until Friday, November 16th.  Stop by the Open School Library to pick up books for your family, friends, your child’s cluster, or the Open Library collection.

Thank You for an Amazing Campout! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Sep 27 (last updated Sep 27)

Thank you to everyone for another successful Campout. 

Special thanks to Scott Henry, Tami Hachiya and Joanna Bressel-Wilder for keeping everyone full and hydrated; Eric Weingrad and Jeanine Wright for lighting up the night with evening activities; Allison Vazarlly and Susan Lillestol for keeping our kids busy with arts & crafts and the many volunteers who jumped in and helped wherever needed. 

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