News for Entire Community


Submitted by Peggy Lew on Mar 22 (last updated Mar 22)

If you are interested in sparking the young minds of students and having a voice in the educational lives of our students, then RUN FOR GOVERNING COUNCIL for the 2020/21 School Year. 

2020 Friends of Open School Alumni College Scholarship (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Feb 12 (last updated Mar 9)

Are you a current high school senior who culminated from Open Magnet Charter School? If so, Friends of Open School invites you to apply for a $500 scholarship celebrating your achievements that align with Open School's Mission and our Community of Respect. Please use BOTH links below to get more information and to access the application and recommendation form.

Why I Serve on Governing Council: Maria Magallanes (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Apr 2 (last updated Apr 2)

Nine years ago, when we started in Green Cluster, I dropped by my first Governing Council meeting, and left with a lasting impression that we arrived at a unique and inclusive community. I decided I wanted to participate in building and maintaining this positive school culture.

April 13th: Open's Online Spring Book Fair Opens (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 2 (last updated Apr 2)

Shop Open's Online Book Fair from April 13th to April 26th through this link.  25% of sales will go to support Open School.  All orders will ship home with free shipping on book-only orders over $25.

Important: Please make sure to shop through the designated link provided above to support Open school.

Shop Your Gifts from Square 1 Art Today! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 2 (last updated Apr 2)

Have you checked out your child’s artwork on Square1 Art yet? Don’t delay!

Unique and personal gifts can be purchased today and delivered in time for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day! You can even plan ahead for winter holidays! 

Orders are due April 18th!

Thank You for a Successful Online Auction! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 2 (last updated Apr 2)

Jamie Shwartz, our fabulous Online Auction Chair, has done it again! 

Jamie and her team worked tirelessly to put together this year's online auction and encouraged bidding in support of our students. Now they will undertake the task of making sure bidders get their winnings and adding some flash sales during Spring Break! With Jamie's help, our community has raised about $12,000 from this event! 

Thank You for Supporting the Online Auction & Other Online Fundraisers (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 2 (last updated Apr 2)

Thank you to everyone who took the time to bid on items in our annual Online Auction even during these surreal times! You made this fundraiser a success!  With your help, we raised $12,000. 

Celebrating the Wonderful Open School Learning Happening At Home (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 2 (last updated Apr 2)

As we approach the end of Week 3 of school closure, I am inspired by our Open School community.

Supporting One Another: Remote Learning for 4/2/2020 (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Mar 31 (last updated Apr 1)

Dear Open School Families,

As more information is given to us from LAUSD about the state of the school closures, I will continue to keep you posted. 

Our community continues to come through for each other. Here is a Name Art idea from Jamilah Lang (mother of Jalen):

"Here’s a really fun art activity I did with the boys. Only 3 supplies needed: painter tape, paper and either crayons, markers or paint. Your choice."

Supporting One Another: Remote Learning for 4/1/2020 (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Mar 30 (last updated Apr 1)

Here are a few things you might want to jump into tomorrow, 4/1/2020 to kick-off the month of April:

Get Empowered a performing arts group is hosting several arts opportunities via zoom. Check out this flyer for their Beat Box Class tomorrow.