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Weekly News - September 13, 2019 (Article)

Submitted by Yellow Teacher on Sep 13 (last updated Sep 13)

September 13, 2019

Just a reminder that Picture Day is Tuesday.  If you are going to order pictures, please be sure your child has the envelope with money, or already paid, on Tuesday morning.  We’re first, so hopefully that will mean they will all still look wonderful by the time we take our pictures!  We will probably not do our Daily Mile that morning, just to help make sure of that.

Field Trip to Wright Middle School for Gr. 5 Students (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 12 (last updated Sep 12)

Hello 5th grade parents! 

September 20th: Open Hearts Meeting (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Sep 12 (last updated Sep 12)

Open Hearts, our school's community service club, will meet on Friday, September 20th at 12:15 p.m. (during lunch) in the Auditorium. At this meeting, Open Hearts students will create postcards to be mailed to students at Hillside Elementary and Tom Lea Elementary -- schools in El Paso, Texas.  

Join Us in Supporting the LAX Food Pantry (Article)

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

The Breakfast in Class program has food leftover every day.  Last year, when Open School student Luiza F. of Purple Cluster realized that these uneaten servings were going to waste, she worked with her mom Julie, to get approval for our school to donate the leftovers to the LAX Food Pantry, a food bank in Inglewood that gives to the needy.  

Annual Giving Progress Report (Spoiler Alert: We Need You!) (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Sep 11 (last updated Sep 12)

We extend our deep and sincere thanks to all who donated in the first few weeks of school. Unfortunately, we have seen only 70% of the number of donors this year as we did at the same point last school year.

Principal's Message: It Takes a Village (Article)

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

Dear Open School Families,

I am grateful for the Community of Respect that we all contribute to by remembering our school motto, which is: to respect ourselves, to respect others and to respect the environment. As a community of adults, we are always modeling respectful behavior for our children. As children, they are learning how to be in this world based on our examples; they are learning from what we show them daily.

Sign Up to Volunteer - So Many Ways to Help (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 10 (last updated Sep 11)

It just takes a few minutes to show us how you'd like to help out at Open School!

Interested in joining a committee?  Have a special skill in art, music, cooking, or computer skills?  Want to help out with fundraising events?

We need it!  And we so much appreciate your efforts. It indeed takes a village...

Start getting involved by filling out the Online Volunteer Form, where Open School families can indicate their interests and unique skills.

Fall Family Festival and Haunted House Planning Meeting (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 10 (last updated Sep 12)

Love Halloween and festivals with prizes?  Handy with building materials?  

We would love to have your energy as we prepare for one of our biggest community events - the Fall Family Festival and the Haunted House!

The Fall Family Festival Plannining Committee will meet Wednesday, September 18th from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. in Teacher's Lounge. 

LAUSD Middle School Options Meeting Coming Up: Life After Open (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Sep 10 (last updated Sep 13)

Our Life After Open Meeting will be on Tuesday, September 24th from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. in the Auditorium.

We recommend fourth grade parents to get a jump on choices and come listen to presenters to see what there is to offer.

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

Orange Cluster Monthly News (Article)

Submitted by Orange Teacher on Sep 9 (last updated Sep 11)

Sept. News




THANK YOU:  First and foremost, thank you for such an amazing start to what we are sure will be a great year. Your generosity of time, wish list gifts, and spirit has really touched us.  It was lovely to meet so many of you on Back to School Night, and thank you in advance for signing up to volunteer and to donate needed items. We appreciate your support. It takes a village!