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Open House, Tuesday, April 23rd (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Apr 9 (last updated Apr 23)

Open House Schedule

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.: Governing Council Nominees Meet and Greet in the Library

Governing Council Election Ballots will be made available that evening. You will receive your ballot in the cluster of your youngest child. Parents are encouraged to cast their vote that evening, but have until 4 p.m. on April 25th to do so. 

One School, One Book - The One and Only Ivan (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Mar 28 (last updated Mar 28)

Today we kicked off our second school wide reading event of the 2018-19 school year. Our One School, One Book event is off to a terrific start. There is a buzz in the air as our kiddos received their very own copy of The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

Don't Wait! Submit Ads to Open Thoughts Before May 8th! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 23 (last updated Apr 23)

It is time for the 38th Annual Edition of the Open School literary magazine, Open Thoughts, Feelings, and Fantasies

As always, we plan to have a piece of writing and art from every student in the school in the book.  This year we will again have wonderful Cluster photographs by former Open parent Meredith Parmelee.

A Special Thank You for Open Expressions (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Apr 22 (last updated Apr 23)

A big THANK YOU to Kathleen LaGue for orchestrating the outstanding Open Expressions Variety Show for the fifth year.  We are grateful to Kathleen who thoughtfully led the talent show team as they put on a performance showcasing our very talented students.  Bravo! Kathleen, your talent and dedication will be missed.

Celebrating Open School's Success at the Westchester Spelling Bee (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Apr 22 (last updated Apr 23)

On March 28, 2019 our 2nd graders participated in the 1st Westchester Schools' Spelling Bee. Click here to read the article in The Westchester HomeTown News. We are so proud of the courage and perseverance that our students exhibited.

Governing Council Elections TOMORROW: Please Read about the Nominees (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Apr 12 (last updated Apr 23)

We have a wonderful group of 10 Open School parents who have been nominated to run for Governing Council. There are 7 available Governing Council seats for the 2019-2020 school year. Click here to carefully review the statements from the candidates that are running for Governing Council.  

Listen to our Community of Voices: One School, One Book - The One and Only Ivan (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Apr 11 (last updated Apr 11)

Our One School, One Book event is off to a terrific start. There is a buzz in the air as our kiddos are reading The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate TOGETHER.

Reminders / Updates (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Apr 11 (last updated Apr 11)
  • Apr. 12 - Chuck E. Cheese’s Family Dinner 
  • Apr. 15 - Apr. 19 - No School - Spring Break
  • Apr. 23 - Open House 
  • Apr. 25 - Grade 5 State Testing (Eng. Lang. Arts)
  • Apr. 26 - Grade 5 State Testing (Eng. Lang. Arts)
  • Apr. 26 - Executive Board Meeting 
  • Apr. 26 - Open Hearts Meeting
  • Apr. 27 - Campus Beautification Day
  • Apr. 30 - Grade 3 State Testing (Eng. Lang. Arts)

Measure EE on the June 4, 2019 ballot (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Apr 11 (last updated Apr 11)

Recently the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education voted to place Measure EE, a local school funding parcel tax, on the June 4, 2019 special election ballot.

If approved by two-thirds of voters in a special election on June 4, 2019, Measure EE would provide local school funding to support Los Angeles public schools through a 16-cent per square foot parcel tax for 12 years. Seniors citizens and certain low-income property owners with disabilities would be eligible for an exemption from the cost of the measure.

Support Our School: Spring Fundraising Drive (Article)

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

As we head into Spring Break, please take this opportunity to donate to our school to support the wonderful teachers, aides, and programs here at Open.  The Annual Giving team is having a Spring Fundraising Drive through the end of April!

Donate NOW to be eligible for our awesome incentives:

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