Support Open's Hearts' Collection Drive to Help Foster Youth in LA (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 15 (last updated Mar 15)

Please bring in new or gently used backpacks and cluster-specific items for the Foster Youth Project Open Hearts' will lead during Conference week.  Each cluster is requested to donate a specific items as follows:

After School Sports on Tuesdays (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 15 (last updated Mar 15)

On April 3, 2018, Athletes Up Close (AUC) will start an empowering 8 session sports program to be held after school on Tuesdays.  AUC focuses on introducing physical conditioning, base fundamentals of sportsmanship, team work, Olympic pillars, and coordination.  

View the informational flyer and sign-up here.

Don't Miss Out on the Amazing 2018 Online Auction for Open! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 15 (last updated Mar 15)

Our Online Auction ends next Thursday, March 22nd. We have great deals on camps, classes, gift certificates and fun experiences. We also have some great Open-specific items to bid on: "Principal for a day!" and "Return of the Jedi with Ms. Lew".

Correction on Flyer "Important School Notifications" (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Mar 15 (last updated Mar 15)

An orange flyer titled Important School Notifications went home recently that highlighted upcoming events.  On the bottom the date for Open House was incorrect (not May 17th).  Sorry for the error.

Open House is on April 17th.

Have You Gotten Your Magnets? (Article)

Submitted by Administrator on Mar 15 (last updated Mar 15)

By now, we have distributed over 200 cluster-color 40th Anniversary magnets to Open School families.  Have you gotten yours?

We'll send you your magnets as a thank you for any donation you make to our Annual Giving campaign.  Please participate today!
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The Book Fair Seeks Volunteers (Article)

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

Please consider helping out at the Spring Book Fair.  No experience necessary. For more details, and to sign up for a shift, please click here.

Thank you for your time!


Conference Week: March 21st to 23rd (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Mar 14 (last updated Mar 15)

We need your help!

Conference Week is coming up Wednesday, March 21st through Friday, March 23rd! During these three early-dismissal days, we have scheduled some fabulous activities for our students led by LAUSD approved vendors, specialists and parents, and supported by our teachers and aides.

Reminders/Updates (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Mar 14 (last updated Mar 15)
  • Mar. 16 - Superhero Day (Spirit Day)
  • Mar. 16 - Free Movie Night; Raffle Winners' Drawing; Spring Book Fair Opens
  • Mar. 17 - Campus Beautification Day (from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
  • Mar. 19 - 23 - Spring Conference Week
  • Mar. 21, 22, 23 - Minimum Day - Dismissal at 12:50 p.m.
  • Mar. 22 - Online Auction Ends
  • Mar. 23 - Spring Book Fair Ends
  • Mar. 23 - STAR Nova Session #3 Ends
  • Mar. 26 - Mar. 30 - Spring Break

Smarter Balanced Assessments for Gr. 3-5 (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Mar 14 (last updated Mar 15)

The computer-based Smarter Balanced Test will be administered to students in Gr. 3-5 at Open School from April 19 - May 18, 2018.

Please Serve on the Governing Council: Donelda Carter (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Mar 14 (last updated Mar 15)

I felt so fortunate when we found out in 2009 that our family would become a part of the Open School Community.  That year, I attended a few Governing Council meetings and felt assured that the school is running like a well-oiled machine.  I decided to focus my volunteer efforts on assisting wherever needed, i.e.