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Join us at a Summer Play Date to Welcome New Open School Families! (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jul 11 (last updated Jul 11)

Join us at a Summer Play Date to Welcome New Open School Families!

Friends of the Open School, along with the Open School Welcome & Hospitality Committee, have planned three summer play dates to welcome our new, incoming Open School families with children starting in Green, Red and/or Silver Clusters in the fall.

We Need You: Please Become an Open School Mentor Family (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jun 27 (last updated Jul 1)

Do you remember what it was like to be a new family at Open School? I'm sure you do. At Open School we pride ourselves on our close, supportive community. One way that we ensure that our new families feel welcome and learn the ropes is through our New Family Mentor Program.

Back to School Picnic- August 12, 2017 (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jun 26 (last updated Jul 1)


Please save the date for the Back to School Picnic on Saturday, August 12 from 12:00 - 2:00pm. New families should meet in the auditorium at 11:30am.

Have a safe and enjoyable break!


Open Hearts: Year in Review, Crayon Collection, Summer Volunteer Opportunities! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on May 31 (last updated May 31)

Our school's community service club, Open Hearts, has had a purposeful year making a difference to communities beyond Open School.  We are grateful to club members, who worked diligently under the leadership of Gretchen Gonzales and Adrianne Robertson, and with the support of Open School families, successfully met many community service goals. 

Principal's Message (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Apr 26 (last updated Apr 27)

In an effort to make a meaningful contribution to the professional education community at large and to extend our leadership, we were selected by LAUSD to participate as a host school for the Annual Magnet Schools of America Conference current taking place in Los Angeles. This conference hosts approximately 2,000 participants from across the nation and a bus load of 50 educators descended upon Open School today to see constructivism in action.

LAUSD School Calendar 2017-2018 (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jan 12 (last updated Jan 12)

The Los Angeles Board of Education approved the calendar for the upcoming 2017-18 school year.  The first day of school will be Tuesday, Aug. 15th and the school year will end Friday, June 7th.  

Click to see key dates on the 2017-2018 school calendar.

How to Stay Informed: MailChimp, Yahoo Group, Website (Article)

Submitted by Mark Fischer on Aug 20 (last updated Jan 22)

Over the last couple of years, our Communication Committee has been steadily working to improve home-school communication.  We have three ways of keeping you informed: