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Donations Needed for Online Auction

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 12 (last updated Feb 13)

Time to tap those connections! The Online Auction Committee needs your help with getting
GIFT CARDS to:

  • Various restaurants and eateries
  • Summer camps
  • Hair, nail and spa services
  • Specialized lessons and other unique services

This year we are adding auction baskets! If you have new/ unused items of value, such as apparel and fashion; self-care, beauty and spa; family fun; etc. please bring them to your cluster or the front office, so we can create a few valuable baskets to auction off and raise money for Open School!

The auction begins on March 2nd and bidding is open to the general public. Also, bidding on auction items makes for fun, exciting times. So please help us make our auction a fundraising success!

Use this auction letter and donation form to donate a listing or solicit a donation from your favorite vendors! Please jamieshwartzatyahoo.com (email Jamie Shwartz) if you have questions or need assistance.  

Our annual online auction raises funds for our art, music, PE and garden programs.  

2020 Friends of Open School Alumni College Scholarship

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

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.

Friends of Open School Alumni College Application    

Alumni Scholarship Recommendation Form

Read-a-thon Reminder: Turn in Logs Tomorrow

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 25 (last updated Feb 25)

Please remind your children to bring their Read-A-Thon logs into school the morning of Wednesday, February 26th. This is the last week of Read-A-Thon and we would love to get 100% participation!

Also, please make sure to initial your children's logs. This will help ensure that everyone is participating and that they're writing down the correct number of minutes.

Thanks for all of your support!

The Read-A-Thon Committee 

LAUSD GATE/SAS Parent Conference

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 20 (last updated Feb 20)

Gifted/Talented Programs, Advanced Learning Options, is proud to announce that the 11th Annual GATE/SAS Parent Conference is scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Roybal Learning Center. The conference is from 8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. with on-site registration starting at 7:30 a.m. There is no pre-registration required. Free childcare is provided.

Reminders / Updates

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 20 (last updated Feb 20)
  • 2/21 - OLSAT/GATE Catergories Mtg @ 2:45 pm in Silver Cluster
  • 2/22 - Campus Beautification Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • 2/25 - Open's Culture Day
  • 2/27 - Readathon Wrap Up
  • 2/28 - Budget Committee Meeting @ 3 p.m. in Yellow Cluster
  • 3/2 - Online Auction Begins
  • 3/6 - Governing Council Executive Board Meeting @ 7:30 a.m.

Rock Roll & Run - March 14th: Sign Up Today

Submitted by Friends on Feb 20 (last updated Feb 20)

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. 

Not a runner? No problem! You, as well as any family members and friends, can join our team as Virtual Runners for just $10 each, and 100% of these proceeds will be donated back to Open School! Please be sure to select Open Magnet Charter School from the list when prompted. 

For more information, please dioneliataol.com (email Deedee Li)

S-U-P-E-R Open School Spellers

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 20 (last updated Feb 21)

The Second Annual LAX Coastal Education Foundation Spelling Bee held on January 25th at Paseo del Rey Elementary School brought out more than 40 second and fifth graders to compete for the title of Top Speller.

Our spellers showed perseverance and courage as many spelled out challenging words in front of a cheering crowd of parents, teachers, and community members.  We are so proud of our students!  

Our second grade participants were: Wyatt A., Preston P., Eva B., Ayla S., and Brooklyn P.  The fifth graders were: Miles B., Molly D., Sabrina E., Olivia F., Josephine M., and Elizabeth P. Congratulations to our fifth grade students who swept the top three spots in their competition! 

Please click here for more info about this event from the Hometown News.

I do ❤️ Math Camp: Save the Date

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

I do ❤️ Math Camp will be during the weeks of June 15th, June 22nd, and June 29th this summer.

Registration will begin February 29, 2020.

February 28, 2020- Budget Committee Meeting

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Feb 14 (last updated Feb 18)

There will be a Budget Committee Meeting on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in Yellow Cluster.  We will be looking at this year's budget plan and setting next year's budget. If you are interested in helping set the priorities for next year's budget, please join us.