Indigo Cluster Weekly News Sept. 7-11, 2020 (Article)

Submitted by Indigo Teacher on Sep 7 (last updated Sep 7)

September 7, 2020-September 11, 2020


We hope you all have had a well rested and much deserved break!  We are getting back into the swing of things but living the growth mindset so we want you to know that we will be updating and changing a few things. PLEASE READ ON TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE AWARE OF THE NEW CHANGES AND PROCEDURES.  



Monday, Sept. 7 update (Article)

Submitted by Yellow Teacher on Sep 7 (last updated Sep 7)

Hi everyone,

Here are some highlights about what is happening in this coming week.  This isn’t a complete list of activities or assignments, though, just things we wanted to highlight.

Student Council election applications / speeches are due on Tuesday.  The election will be Thursday morning.  The application was posted in our google stream.

Reading: We’re continuing to look at stories about people’s names and thinking about various elements of the stories.  This will move into us doing research and some writing about our own names.

Week of August 31 (Article)

Submitted by Orange Teacher on Aug 30 (last updated Sep 1)

August 28, 2020

Hello Orange Families,

Week 2 August 24-28 (Article)

Submitted by Indigo Teacher on Aug 23 (last updated Aug 25)

Hello Incredible Indigo Families!

Earn Cashback and Support Open School with BAMit! (Article)

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

There’s a new way of raising much-needed funds for Open School all year round, and it won't cost you anything! All it takes is downloading a free app! 

We have partnered with BAMit, a cash back app designed to encourage users to shop locally by offering monetary incentives for both you and our school. 

How it works:

Box Tops Go Digital! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Aug 29 (last updated Sep 4)

Over the years, we have earned over $8000 for Open School by simply submitting Box Tops collected from products we purchase in the normal course of life to the school. Now you can simply scan in your receipts into an app and monies will be donated to the school. 

How to Stay Informed: MailChimp, Facebook, Website (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Aug 20 (last updated Oct 17)

Over the last couple of years, our Communication Committee has been steadily working to improve home-school communication.  We have three ways of keeping you informed:

Donors Choose (Announcement)

Submitted by Blue Teacher on Dec 3 (last updated Dec 3)

Hi Everyone!
We’re doing really well on funding our Riley’s Farm trip with Yellow Cluster through Donors Choose.  Thank you to everyone who has already donated $15 (or more, wow!) so our kids can go on this amazing trip.  We only have until December 6th, 4 more days, to fully fund the trip and have our donations matched by using the promo code SPARK.  We have approximately $1100 left to go, so if you haven’t yet donated, please do so soon!  (And then we won’t have to clutter up your inbox any more by sending more email reminders! :) )

2015 Fall Conferences (Announcement)

Submitted by Blue Teacher on Oct 6 (last updated Oct 6)

Dear Blue Cluster Families,

Please follow the following link to sign up for Student, Teacher, Parent Fall Conferences:

Here's the Stomp Link (Article)

Submitted by Blue Teacher on May 7 (last updated May 7)

Once a week Blue cluster students meet with our musical director, Mr. McBain and work in collaborative groups to learn about musical orchestration.  With Mr. McBain's guidance, the students produce original musical pieces by utilizing a variety of instruments including, bongo, drums, xylophones, gong, and many more. The small group creations are compiled into one class 45 minute performance.Take a look at one of our student groups during rehearsals: