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Jog-a-thon & Gala (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on May 25 (last updated May 25)

The Jog-a-thon is off to a great start!!

On the first pledge collection day this past Tuesday, more than 60 students, representing all eight clusters, turned in pledges and earned prizes!  We've raised more than $2,000 already! Keep it up Open School! Congratulations to the winners in our first Jog-a-thon prize drawing announced in Assembly this morning. 

Jog-a-thon: Tomorrow, First Pledge Turn-in Day (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on May 22 (last updated May 22)

Tomorrow, Tuesday, 5/23 is the first Pledge Turn-In Day!

Every child who turns in any amount of pledges tomorrow will earn a special Jog-a-thon button and $5 Menchies money. They will also be entered into a drawing to win some cool prizes. Winners will be announced at Assembly this Thursday.

Open Gala 2017 (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on May 21 (last updated May 23)

Tickets are now on sale for this year's Gala!

Don't miss this funfilled evening of food, drinks, music, magic, games, raffles, prizes, silent & live-auctions and a chance to actually have a full conversation with other Open School adults because the kids won't be around!

The Jog-a-thon has Kicked Off! (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on May 18 (last updated May 18)

We are off and running! (Pun totally intended!)

 

Volunteers Needed

Please take a look at the Sign-Up Genius to see where you might be able to lend a helping hand. There is a “Volunteer” tab and a “Donations” tab.

Help Unlock $4,000 in our Annual Giving Challenge (Article)

Submitted by Mark Fischer on May 18 (last updated May 18)

Let's finish the year strong with a final Annual Giving challenge! 

What is it?

We are doing a "challenge grant".  If we meet our goal, Open School will receive an additional bonus of at least $4,000!  Our goal is met by EITHER:

  • $10,000 in total new donations
  • 100 new donors participating with a donation of any amount (a new donor is any family or extended family that has not yet donated this school year)

 

Announcing this year's JOG-A-THON (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on May 15 (last updated May 17)

June 3rd: Open's Annual Gala! (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on May 11 (last updated May 18)

Mark your calendars for Open's Annual Gala...

Join other Open parents and teachers for an eventful evening including a DJ, photobooth, magician, games and much more!

More information, including how to purchase tickets, will be coming soon!

(Child care will not be provided at this adults-only event.)

 

Save the Date: Open School's Annual Gala! (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on May 1 (last updated May 4)

Mark your calendars for Open's Annual Gala....

More info to come. Child care will not be provided at this adults-only event.

Friends of Open School Facebook Group (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on Apr 18 (last updated Apr 19)

Just a reminder that Friends of Open has a Facebook Group!

Shop for the Holidays on amazon.com & Help Open School! (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on Dec 15 (last updated Dec 15)

Friends of Open will receive a percentage of AmazonSmile eligible purchases that will directly help fund the amazing programs at Open when you shop on amazon.com using the links provided here. Please take a few seconds to click on the link below and replace your old bookmark or create a new one.

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