Weekly News - January 17, 2020 (Article)

Submitted by Yellow Teacher on Jan 17 (last updated Jan 17)

January 17, 2020

Welcome back!  We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and that you will all have a wonderful 2020!  We’re settling back into our school routines here in Yellow and are so happy to all be back together.  The goals went home today without teacher notes, as Lauren wasn't at school today.  Please sign your child's and have him/her return it on Tuesday, when we will be able to read them.

Reminders / Updates (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jan 16 (last updated Jan 16)
  • 1/16 - 1/17 - CPK Double Double Dine Out Fundraiser 
  • 1/17 - Governing Council Executive Board Meeting at 7:30 a.m.
  • 1/17 - Open Hearts Meeting at 12:15 p.m.
  • 1/20 - No School (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • 1/23 - Governing Council Meeting at 5:30 p.m.
  • 1/23 - Friends of Open Meeting at 7 p.m.
  • 1/24 - Friends Meeting Recap at 8:30 a.m.
  • 1/28 - Chess Tutors Session #3 Begins
  • 1/30 - Open School Institute
  • 1/31 - Minimum Day - 12:50 p.m. dismissal

Rock Roll & Run - March 14th: Sign Up Today (Article)

Submitted by Friends on Jan 16 (last updated Jan 16)

It's that time of year! Join us for an amazing community event and a fun run at the annual ROCK ROLL & RUN, Saturday, March 14th, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m., on the LMU campus - rain or shine!

Help support Open School and register here today. 

After School SQUEAK Computer Programming for Beginners (Gr. 4-5) (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jan 16 (last updated Jan 17)

B.J. Conn (former Blue Cluster Teacher for 34 years) will begin a Squeak computer programming class for Beginners only (without Squeak experience) starting Tuesday, February 4th through March 24th for Grades 4 and 5 only.

Open Expressions Auditions Next Week (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Jan 16 (last updated Jan 16)

We received a record number of applications for performers, MCs, and stage crew for our Open Expressions talent show and are very excited to see the auditions next week. For everyone who signed up before Winter Break, audition confirmation emails will be sent out this week with the date and time of the audition.  The email will come from openschoolexpressions [at] gmail [dot] com.

Open Teachers Receive Mini-Grant Funding (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Jan 16 (last updated Jan 16)

Information about Webster Middle School Spring Tour (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jan 16 (last updated Jan 16)

For Fifth Grade Families

Middle School Option from Webster Middle School in LAUSD:

In two weeks, Webster will host its first tour of the Spring semester. Please click to see the Spring tour flyer which provides the dates for all tours and a link or QR code to RSVP (flyer in English and Spanish).

EDUCATORS We Still Have Space-- PLEASE JOIN US for the Open School Institute: Constructivism in Action-- January, 30, 2020 (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jan 15 (last updated Jan 16)


Spread the word, we still have space for the Fifteenth Open School Institute: Constructivism in Action on January 30, 2020. Please register by January 21, 2020.

Open School's Institute will take place on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Welcome Back and Happy New Year! (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jan 12 (last updated Jan 16)

Happy New Year!

Welcome Back to Open School for the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year. It will be an amazing continuation of this school year that has already had so many highlights. Thank you for partnering with us for all of the children of Open School. We look forward to continuing our work together in 2020. 

See you at school tomorrow. 


Weekly News - December 13, 2019 (Article)

Submitted by Yellow Teacher on Dec 13 (last updated Dec 13)

December 13, 2019

Happy Friday the 13th!  We hope everyone’s day was filled with only good luck.

If you were planning on placing a book order, but haven’t yet, we won’t be actually submitting the order until Sunday, so you have until Sunday morning to go online to place your order.  Thank you so much for supporting our book order program!