News about Friends

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

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

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: 

Chuck E. Cheese’s Family Outing (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 20 (last updated Mar 21)

Start your Spring Break with some serious family fun!

Join us at Chuck E. Cheese's (6901 LaTijera Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045) on Friday, April 12, any time between 3 and 9 p.m.

Friends of the Open School is Seeking New Members (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 13 (last updated Mar 13)

Did you know that as a parent or guardian of an Open School student, you are already part of Friends of the Open School? Your voice and opinion is a valuable asset that we would LOVE to have in our meetings.

Donations Sought for 2019 Online Auction (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Feb 21 (last updated Feb 21)

The annual online auction is one of Open School's most popular fundraisers.  It helps pay for our kids' gardening, music, arts, and PE programs, while providing an (inevitably exciting) opportunity for parents to bid on valuable listings!  This year the auction opens on March 8th. Bidding is open to the general public.

March 7th, 2019: Governing Council Meeting and Friends Meeting (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Feb 18 (last updated Mar 5)

The Open School Governing Council is the school's shared decision-making body.  The Council usually meets once a month and meetings are open to all.  

The next Governing Council meeting will be on Thursday, March 7th at 5:30 p.m. in the Teachers' Lounge.  
Click to see the agenda for this meeting.  Childcare is provided In the library

Updates from Friends of the Open School (Article)

Submitted by Friends on Feb 13 (last updated Feb 19) (subject: Need%20More%20Raffle%20Booklets) ()  

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!

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.