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Please Help During Fall Conferences 2019: Nov. 20 - 22 (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Nov 12 (last updated Nov 14)

Conferences are coming coming up!  During the three early-dismissal days on Wednesday, November 20 to Friday, November 22, we have scheduled some fabulous activities for our students led by LAUSD approved vendors, specialists and parents, and supported by our teachers and aides.

Happy Thanksgiving! (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Nov 19 (last updated Nov 19)

There will be no school next week, from November 25th to November 29th.  Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break!

Join Us for A Dine Out Fundraiser at Sharky's (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 19 (last updated Nov 19)

Enjoy Fin-tastic food and help raise money for the Open School when you bring in this flyer and dine in at or take out from Sharky's (4371 Glencoe Ave., Between Pavillions and CVS) on Sunday, December 1st between 10:30 a.m.

Last Call for the Book Fair! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 19 (last updated Nov 20)

The Fall Book Fair's last day is Friday, November 22nd from 7:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

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 to all the families who supported the Fair and our student's passion for reading. 

Please Complete LAUSD School Experience Survey (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 19 (last updated Nov 19)

The deadline to complete and submit LAUSD's School Experience Survey on the paper form sent home or online is December 6th, 2019.  

Paper forms must be returned to school in the envelope provided.  Do not mail them.  

Winter Concert (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Nov 18 (last updated Nov 19)

Open School's spectacular Winter Concert will be on Wednesday, December 18th in the auditorium.  Seating is limited: we kindly ask those who do not have their child in the Orchestra, Band, or Choir to attend the last performance at 1:10 pm.

Safety First: See Something, Say Something (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Nov 14 (last updated Nov 14)

We all have been touched by today's tragedy in our neighboring school district, and our thoughts are with the victims, students and families. This incident reminds us that a school is the heart of a community, and that we all work together to ensure the safety and well-being of our students and staff.

Los Angeles Unified has resources available for students who may be experiencing difficulties in school and need additional support. We also ask that our students and families follow the district's message: if you see something, say something.

We Are Listening: What Parent Education Opportunities Interest You? (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Nov 14 (last updated Nov 14)

We are listening, because as a part of our May 2019 Program Evaluation Survey, you asked for Parent Education in the area of Math. We thank you for your feedback, as this information helps to guide the work we do to improve and maintain Open School. Look below to get information about our upcoming Family Math Night (the whole family is encouraged to come).

Fifteenth Open School Institute: Constructivism in Action- Thursday, January 30, 2020 (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Nov 14 (last updated Nov 14)

In an effort to make a more meaningful contribution to professional communities of educators and to extend our leadership, approximately 20 years ago we created the Open Magnet Charter School Institute: Constructivism in Action.

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

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

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 13 (last updated Nov 13)

The Fall Book Fair kicks off on Friday, November 15th at 2:30 p.m. with special late hours for Movie Night and will run through conference week to Friday, November 22nd.

Please stop by and browse the books. Consider donating a book to your child's cluster or the Library. Thank you for your support of our book fair, our kids and our school!