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

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Aug 19 (last updated Aug 22)

B.J. Conn (former Blue Cluster Teacher for 34 years) will begin a Squeak computer programming class for Beginners only (without Squeak experience) starting Tuesday, September 10th through October 29th for Grades 4 and 5 only.


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

You can now access your child’s 2019 CA Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) results through LAUSD’s Parent Portal.

Sign Up on LAUSD's Parent Portal (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jun 12 (last updated Jun 13)

Starting with spring 2019 CAASPP results, the CDE will no longer print paper reports for parents.  Parents will no longer receive their child’s paper report by mail after 2019. In Los Angeles Unified, parents will be able to access their student’s electronic CAASPP Student Score Report in the Parent Portal.  

Digital Citizenship: Keep Our Kids Safe in our Digital Society (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on May 28 (last updated May 29)

Dear 4th and 5th Grade Families,

As we become more dependent on technology, we have noticed at the elementary school level that more and more students are getting cell phones, or independent access to devices. We would like to continue to express the importance of monitoring what your children are doing on devices, who they are contacting and the time of the day that they are utilizing their devices. As a school, we want to be proactive and assist in matters when phone usage becomes a problem. However, many times this extends beyond the scope of what we can monitor. 

June 4th Deadline: Send in those Box Tops! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on May 22 (last updated May 22)

Please send in your Box Tops collection by Tuesday, June 4th to your child's cluster teacher or drop it off in the office.  

All the Deals! All Year Long! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Apr 24 (last updated May 28)

Thank You for a Magical Readathon! (Article)

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

Open School's 2019 Readathon was a magical experience!  All Houses of the Open School of Reading and Wizardry competed with great honor and integrity in this year's Readathon!  

Readathon News: Slytherin Wins The House Cup! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Mar 7 (last updated Mar 7)

The 2019 Readathon House Cup goes to Slytherin, who maintained their lead from last week. Fantastic work, team!

Open School Congratulated by the Ministry of Reading Magic!

Congratulations are in order for the tremendous efforts made in all four Houses. You’ve made the Ministry of Reading Magic proud. 

Winner of the Mural Contest! (Article)

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

Congratulations to Beatrice T. for winning the Open School Mural Contest! 

Open School students voted to select Beatrice's painting from five finalists who were announced last week.  Beatrice's beautiful outer space themed painting says "courage to explore the universe and beyond".  

Next School Tours Will Be Held Fall 2019 (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Nov 27 (last updated Nov 27)

Our school tours and on-time application period has concluded.  Our next school tours will be scheduled in Fall 2019 usually near the end of October.