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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. 


Open School is Listening: Safety is our Top Priority (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Dec 10 (last updated Dec 12)

Open School is Listening is a segment of Thursday's Backpack that will be published monthly to address some of the information gathered from our May 2019 Program Evaluation Survey. Our program evaluation survey from May 2019 was full of accolades and kudos for our entire school, but there were also opportunities and ideas for improvement and clearer communication. 

Principal's Message - Everyday Counts! (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Nov 29 (last updated Dec 3)