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Open School Tour Dates (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 25 (last updated Sep 25)

Open School will be offering two comprehensive school tours on Tuesday, October 24th and November 7th at 8:30 am in the auditorium.  Tours will include an overview of the school, student and parent-led tour, and Q & A Session.  The meeting will be approximately 1 1/2 hours long.

Please plan to attend one of these tours as we will not offer additional dates.

No RSVP required. Parking available in large parking lot on Osage Ave or street parking.

We look forward to meeting you!

Reminders/Updates (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 20 (last updated Sep 20)
  • 9/21     No school - Unassigned Day
  • 9/23-9/24 Open School Campout
  • ​9/26    Life After Open at 8:30 a.m. in the Auditorium
  • 9/26    Fall Family Festival Planning Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Teachers' Lounge
  • ​9/27     Haunted House Planning Meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Teachers' Lounge

Please note calendar update:

  • 10/12   Minimum Day (newly added) - Dismissal at 12:50 pm

Call for Governing Council Agenda Items or Proposals for New Business (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Sep 20 (last updated Sep 20)

All members of the Open School Community are welcome to submit ideas, proposals, or agenda items for consideration at the October 5th Governing Council meeting.

Survey for LAUSD's School Calendar (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 19 (last updated Sep 20)

When should the school year begin and end? LAUSD is asking families and employees to share their opinions for this short survey.  There are only six short questions and should take no more than five minutes.

Block Kids Competition (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 19 (last updated Sep 19)

Do you have a third, fourth, or fifth grader interested in building and engineering?

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) – Los Angeles Chapter is excited to partner with Open Magnet Charter School on November 7th to host this year’s Block Kids Competition. We are so fortunate to have NAWIC work with Open's students to bring awareness to Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, and Math (STEAM) subjects.  

Middle School Options Meeting Tomorrow--Life After Open (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 18 (last updated Sep 25)

Reminder! Our Life After Open Meeting will be TOMORROW--Tuesday, September 26th at 8:30-10:00 am in the auditorium.

Don’t miss this one-stop shopping opportunity for parents looking ahead to Middle School options in LAUSD!

Updates from LAUSD's GATE Program (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 14 (last updated Sep 14)

LAUSD's Gifted and Talented Programs provides parents with information through their newsletters.  This issue includes information regarding the application process for Gifted and Highly Gifted Magnet Schools/Centers (relevant to parents looking at middle school options).

LAUSD GATE Fall 2017 Newsletter  

Be A Sponsor for the Fall Family Festival! (Article)

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

Fall Family Festival (FFF) is right around the corner (on October 28th) and the FFF Sponsorship Committee has kicked it into high gear trying to secure sponsorships so we can ensure another fun, festive and successful event.

But we need your help!  

Save the Date! Open School 40th Anniversary & Diversity Celebration (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Sep 14 (last updated Sep 14)

Open School is 40 years strong this year! 

On December 10, 2017, Open School will have a 40th Anniversary & Diversity Celebration. The event will be a day time event in which we get to celebrate the many years of love, education and success that Open School has created! Please save the date, so that your entire family can join us for this joyous occasion. There will be more information soon to follow.

Principal's Message: Keeping Open Students Safe (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Sep 14 (last updated Sep 14)

Mornings can be a hectic time of the day with trying to get the whole family to their different destinations. In the midst of all the rushing, accidents are more likely to happen. However, using the valet area is the safest way to drop-off your children.