We have numerous events throughout the year, designed to engage the collective Open School family and also raise money at the same time. Friends of the Open School is responsible for organizing the fundraising efforts at the Open School. 

We hope you will participate in all of our events as a volunteer, organizer or attendee and we look forward to your support and enthusiasm.


You can use the menu to the left to learn more about each of Open School's regular events.

Detailed descriptions for the following events are being written and will be available soon:

  • Back to School Night
  • Book Fair
  • Bowling
  • Concerts - Winter and Spring
  • Earth Day
  • Open School Day
  • Read-A-Thon
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Support Our School: Spring Fundraising Drive (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 11 (last updated Apr 11)

As we head into Spring Break, please take this opportunity to donate to our school to support the wonderful teachers, aides, and programs here at Open.  The Annual Giving team is having a Spring Fundraising Drive through the end of April!

Donate NOW to be eligible for our awesome incentives:

THE PARTY 2019 (Article)

Submitted by Jess Ferguson on Apr 8 (last updated Apr 10)

It's here! The Party 2019. Get your tickets now before prices go up!! The only adult-only evening all year. Come mingle with other Open School parents, dance with teachers and play games with administrators.

May 4th - Save the Date for the End-of-the-Year Party (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 4 (last updated Apr 8)

The 2019 Adult-Only Party, (formerly known as Annual Gala) is almost upon us!

Have you heard? We’ve been having so much fun at this event, and we’re about to do it again! Spend an evening with our amazing community of parents, teachers, staff and friends. Adults only, so book your sitter now!

When: Saturday, May 4th

Jog-A-Thon 2019: We Need Your Help (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 21 (last updated Mar 28)

The Jog-A-Thon committee is gearing up for the 2019 Jog-A-Thon this June! At the launch assembly in May, we plan on showing the students a video starring them as — what else? — superheroes!

Here is what we need: 

Thank You for a Magical Readathon! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 14 (last updated Mar 14)

Open School's 2019 Readathon was a magical experience!  All Houses of the Open School of Reading and Wizardry competed with great honor and integrity in this year's Readathon!  

Readathon News: Slytherin Wins The House Cup! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 7 (last updated Mar 7)

The 2019 Readathon House Cup goes to Slytherin, who maintained their lead from last week. Fantastic work, team!

Open School Congratulated by the Ministry of Reading Magic!

Congratulations are in order for the tremendous efforts made in all four Houses. You’ve made the Ministry of Reading Magic proud. 

Thank You for a Fun Movie & Pizza Night! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 14 (last updated Nov 14)

Thank you to everyone who came out last Friday for a fun and successful Movie & Pizza Night!

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

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 1 (last updated Nov 8)

The Fall Book Fair kicked off in the Library after school today and will run throughout Conference Week until Friday, November 16th.  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 for an Amazing Campout! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Sep 27 (last updated Sep 27)

Thank you to everyone for another successful Campout. 

Special thanks to Scott Henry, Tami Hachiya and Joanna Bressel-Wilder for keeping everyone full and hydrated; Eric Weingrad and Jeanine Wright for lighting up the night with evening activities; Allison Vazarlly and Susan Lillestol for keeping our kids busy with arts & crafts and the many volunteers who jumped in and helped wherever needed. 

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