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Screenagers Documentary: Please Sign this Permission Slip by Tuesday, November 14 (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Nov 12 (last updated Nov 15)

LAST CHANCE REMINDER for FOURTH/FIFTH GRADERS--Screenagers Movie for students THIS FRIDAY during school

If you have already filled out a form, please disregard. If not, CLICK for the permission slip that needs to be signed and returned TOMORROW in order to view the documentary. Please sign and return the slip to the office.  Forms will are also available in the office.

Mark your Calendars for Winter Math Camp! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 16 (last updated Nov 16)

Alakazaam! SAVE THE DATE: I do Love Math Winter Camp is back for the week of January 2  through January 5, 2018. 

Students will get the jump on 2018 by exposing themselves to an array of activities designed to promote and develop their love of math.  As in previous years, students will be exposed to math as it relates to making/ engineering, coding, art, dance, music, sports/fitness, Legos and cycling.  However, this year our campers will add magic to their skill set. Yes, magic! 

Reminders/Updates (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Nov 16 (last updated Nov 16)
  • 11/17 -  Last Day of our Fall Book Fair and Conference Week (Minimum Day Dismissal at 12:50 p.m.)
  • 11/17 - Last Day to retrieve items from Lost & Found before they are donated.
  • 11/20 - 11/24 Thanksgiving Break 
  • 11/27 - Last Day to submit hoodie orders
  • 11/29 - Site Committee Meeting at 2:45 p.m. in Purple Cluster 

Open School's 40th Anniversary Diversity Celebration (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 15 (last updated Nov 16)

Forty years ago, a community of parents who sought a child-centered, meaningful, and experiential education program for their children, founded Open School.  Their commitment to ethnic diversity continues to this day and has enhanced the educational endeavors of all Open school students.

Thank You for Helping Us with Tours (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Nov 15 (last updated Nov 16)

Our volunteer parent tour guides and greeters did an amazing job welcoming prospective parents who wanted to know more about Open School.  Thank you to Adrianne Robertson and Rocki Davidson for setting up in the morning.  A big thanks goes out to our parents who worked the check-in and those who gave wonderful tours -- you all represented Open School beautifully.  We appreciate your time and love for our school!

With appreciation,
Peggy

Open Hearts Makes a Difference! (Article)

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

Open Hearts is so proud of our kids and our school!

Together, we donated over 275 pounds of Treats For The Troops for our Halloween Candy Drive for Operation Gratitude. Orange Cluster also wrote letters to for the Troops! So sweet! 

For the UNICEF Trick or Trick Donation, we collected $47.21 in change and $75 in cash for a total of $122.81! 

Last Call for Book Fair! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 14 (last updated Nov 16)

The Fall Book Fair's final day is tomorrow, Friday, November 17th, from 7:45 a.m. to 1p.m. 

Stop by the Open School Library to pick up books for your family, friends, your child’s cluster, or the Open Library collection!

Thanks to all the families who have supported the fair and our students’ passion for reading.

Open School Hoodies are Now on Sale! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 9 (last updated Nov 15)

They're Back!  Limited Edition Open School RESPECT Hoodies are available for purchase so you can show some Open pride and support our school!  All sizes come in charcoal gray with a zippered front, featuring the logo embroidered in white. Youth and adult sizes are available. Hoodies cost $30 each.  We are unable to switch or replace sizes once purchased.  Sample sizes are in the office.

Lost & Found Items to be Donated on November 17th (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Nov 9 (last updated Nov 16)

Items in our Lost & Found collection have been on display all week.  Tomorrow, November 17th is your last day to look through and retrieve your child's lost items.  Items that are unclaimed at the end of the school day tomorrow will be donated. 

Conference Week: November 15th to 17th (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Nov 9 (last updated Nov 9)

We need your help!

Conference Week is coming up Wednesday, November 15th through Friday, November 17th!  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.

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