Events

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.

Events

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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12 Days of Giving Raffle Tips Off Today with NBA Tickets! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Dec 5 (last updated Dec 5)

In case you missed it, today, December 5th, is Day 1 of our 12 Days of Giving Raffle!

A Chance to Win Lakers or Clippers Tickets!

Winter Break's Very "Cool" Fundraiser (Article)

Submitted by Friends on Dec 5 (last updated Dec 5)

Join us during Winter Break, on Monday, January 6, from 2:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a cool ice-skating fundraiser at the Toyota Sports Center (555 N. Nash Street, El Segundo). Tickets are $12 per skater and include skate rental. Spaces are limited. Click here to purchase your ticket(s) today.

Winter Concert (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Dec 3 (last updated Dec 4)

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.

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.

Check If Your Employer Matches Your Generosity (Article)

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

Reminder:  Please check with your company to see if they match charitable contributions, either in part or in full. This is effectively free money for our school, and often just requires a small amount of paperwork, which is often completed by the Annual Giving team rather than you. 

Thank You for the Campout! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Sep 26 (last updated Sep 26)

This past weekend’s Campout was a true success with over 600 members of our Open family, lots of food, a ton of laughs, flashing lights everywhere and just an overall good time.

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. 

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Wed 12/18 8:45 am
Wed 12/18 11:00 am

No Orchestra, Band, or Choir will perform at this show.

Wed 12/18 1:10 pm

Join us for a "cool" community building event at the Toyota Sports Center. 555 N Nash Street, El Segundo, CA 90245

Mon 1/6 2:15 pm to 5:00 pm

Two Days ~ Two Locations ~ Any Time between 11am-10pm!
California Pizza Kitchen Marina Del Ray: 13345 Fiji Way (Near Lincoln Blvd.)
California Pizza Kitchen Culver City: 10704 Venice Blvd. (southwest corner of Venice & Overland)

Wed 1/15 11:00 am to Thu 1/16 10:00 pm
Thu 1/30 (All day)
Thu 2/6 (All day)
Tue 2/25 (All day)
Mon 3/2 (All day)