News for Entire Community

STAR Nova Session #1 Starts Soon (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Aug 22 (last updated Aug 22)

STAR Nova is one of our after school opportunities bringing innovative and enriching programs to Open School.  STAR Nova invites ALL students to enroll in their classes taught by experienced instructors who are specialists in their field.

Check out what STAR Nova has to offer for this session:

Afterschool Music with Mr. Cline (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Aug 18 (last updated Aug 18)

After school music enrichment classes are available with Mr. Cline (Open School's music teacher).  Learn music theory, composition, improvisation.  Instruments include Piano, Guitar, Brass, and Percussion. All ages welcome!

Click to find out more information about After School with Mr. Cline.

Afterschool Strings with Mr. Adkins (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Aug 17 (last updated Aug 18)

If you are interested in signing up for violin, viola, and cello lessons taught by Mr. Adkins after school, please see the registration form for more information. There's even Kinderfiddle for the little ones! This is a wonderful opportunity to learn a new instrument or provide extra support for those already in orchestra.  Don't wait--space is limited.

Return Important Forms (Article)

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

The following information went home in your child's backpack this week:

After School Chess Tutors (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Aug 17 (last updated Aug 18)

Our team performed yet again at a high level in the Chess Tutors' USC City-Wide Chess Tournament and beat out a lot of schools in Southern California and were 2nd Place Finalists.  We need your child to help us get the championship back for 2018.Chess Tutors is starting September 12th and will continue until Oct. 31st for Session #1. 

Click for the Chess Tutors Flyer or pick one up in the front office.

Cluster T-shirt Order Form (Article)

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

If you still would like to order school t-shirts, please turn in the t-shirt order form along with your payment and items will be delivered to your child as soon as possible. You'll find caps and water bottles, too!

We encourage our students to wear their cluster colors every Thursday for assembly to show school spirit!  You'll find this order form under Parent Resources if you would like to order in the future.

After School SQUEAK Computer Programming for Beginners (Gr. 4-5) (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Aug 17 (last updated Aug 21)

B.J. Conn (previous Blue Cluster Teacher for 34 years) will begin a Squeak computer programming class for Beginners only (without Squeak experience) starting Tues, September 5th through October 27th for Grades 4 and 5 only.

Subscribe to the Open School Calendar with your Phone! (Article)

Submitted by Administrator on Aug 16 (last updated Aug 17)

Now you can automatically subscribe to and synchronize the Open School school-wide calendar with calendars on your computer and/or smartphone so you always have the latest information available!

Simply subscribe to the iCal feed, using the following URL*:

Save the Date for Back-to-School Night (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Aug 16 (last updated Aug 17)

Save the Date:  Back-to-School Night is Tuesday, August 29th from 6:00pm until 7:30pm.

Your child's teachers and the Friends of Open School have a lot of valuable information to share with you about this school year.

We will begin in the auditorium at 6:00pm.

This event is for parents and guardians only. Students should not be in attendance. There will be no childcare provided, so please make arrangements in advance.

Food Services (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Aug 16 (last updated Aug 17)

Food services provided by LAUSD