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MetroRail Train Testing Notice (Article)

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

As part of Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, Walsh-Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) and Metro will be conducting train testing activities on the project alignment section from the Florence Ave and Hindry Ave intersection to the Florence Ave and Ivy Ave intersection. Train testing will take place between 8am and 5pm daily for three days, January 28-30, 2020.

What To Expect

Science Opportunity for Open School with the Natural History Museum (Article)

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

Maiz Connolly, an Open School parent, is the Community Science Program Coordinator at the Natural History Museum. She is responsible for a big community science project called the SuperProject, that is now recruiting participants for its fourth year.  Some of our teachers have already signed up!

One School, One Book (2019) -- One and Only Ivan (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jan 23 (last updated Jan 27)

If you have your copy of The One and Only Ivan from last school year and you no longer need it, we will be gifting our set of books to another school on Thursday, Jan. 30. Please send your copy in so it can be a part of the donation. If you would prefer to keep the book, feel free to keep it. 

Donations Needed for Online Auction (Article)

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

Our annual online auction raises funds for our art, music, PE and garden programs.  Please spread the word that we are looking for items of value for the auction: gift cards and gift certificates for restaurants; camps; hair, nail and spa services; specialized lessons and other unique programs. 

January 31st Minimum Day (Article)

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

Just a friendly reminder that school will be dismissed at 12:50 p.m. on Friday, January 31st.

 If your child rides the bus, please be at their afternoon stop approximately one hour and forty minutes ahead of time. STAR and Youth Services will be open until 6 p.m.

Valet Sign-Up (Article)

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

Has the valet system at the Breen Gate been helpful?  We'd love to get your support to keep it running smoothly.

Reminders / Updates (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jan 16 (last updated Jan 23)
  • 1/24 - Friends Meeting Recap at 8:30 a.m.
  • 1/28 - Chess Tutors Session #3 Begins
  • 1/30 - Open School Institute (No assembly)
  • 1/31 - Minimum Day - 12:50 p.m. dismissal

Rock Roll & Run - March 14th: Sign Up Today (Article)

Submitted by Friends on Jan 16 (last updated Jan 16)

It's that time of year! Join us for an amazing community event and a fun run at the annual ROCK ROLL & RUN, Saturday, March 14th, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m., on the LMU campus - rain or shine!

Help support Open School and register here today. 

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

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

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, February 4th through March 24th for Grades 4 and 5 only.

Information about Webster Middle School Spring Tour (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jan 16 (last updated Jan 16)

For Fifth Grade Families

Middle School Option from Webster Middle School in LAUSD:

In two weeks, Webster will host its first tour of the Spring semester. Please click to see the Spring tour flyer which provides the dates for all tours and a link or QR code to RSVP (flyer in English and Spanish).