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New Link to Culmination - No Sign Up Required (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jun 5 (last updated Jun 5)

We are sorry for the interruption.  Please log onto this link for the continuation of Open Charter's Culmination.  This one does not require a sign up so all can join in.  Again we apologize for the technical glitches.


Reminders / Updates (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jun 4 (last updated Jun 4)
  • DUE TOMORROW 6/5: Program Evaluation Survey
  • 6/5 - Culmination
  • 6/12 - Last Day of School
  • 6/19 - Deadline to register for Mr. Adkins' Summer music lessons

Supporting One Another: Making a Plan for the 2020-2021 School Year (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jun 4 (last updated Jun 4)

Hello Open School Families,

Last week I spoke of the time and dedication that is being put in to making sure that Open School has a sustainable, viable plan for our 2020-2021 school year in line with that is a message from our Superintendent Austin Beutner. Please listen to his message, and know that Open School will keep you informed every step of the way. The plans are in their infancy, but the diligent work is happening.

In partnership,


Zoom in to Summer Violin Classes with Mr. Adkins! (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Jun 4 (last updated Jun 4)

Mr. Adkins is offering Kinderfiddle, Beginner Violin, as well as Beginner and Intermediate/ Advanced String lessons (for viola, violin and cello) this summer via Zoom.  Private lessons and free violin rentals are also available. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn a new instrument or provide extra support for those already in orchestra.

Round of Applause to Our Rainbow Award Recipients (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Jun 3 (last updated Jun 4)

Congratulations to our Rainbow Award Recipients!  These students were recently presented a Rainbow Award recognizing their various accomplishments, and we'd like to give them a big Woohoo!

Please note that not all clusters gave out Rainbow Awards this week:

Green Cluster:  Kingston H. and Daisy E.

Silver Cluster:  Isa R., Eli N., and Reign K.

Orange Cluster:  Jax N. and Matthew F.

Special Video from Our Specialists - Wishing You a Great Summer (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on May 29 (last updated Jun 4)

A big shout out to our enrichment specialists - Music, Garden, PE, and Art - who stepped up during our school closure by providing engaging activities for our students to enjoy at home.

Collection of Borrowed Materials (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on May 28 (last updated May 28)

As we prepare for the end of the school year, please start gathering school materials that may be at home which will need to be returned to school.  This will be done in an organized manner at an assigned day and time during the second week of June that your Cluster teacher will share with you.  Please begin to prepare for the collection of:

Summer Virtual Music Lessons from Mr. Cline (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on May 27 (last updated May 27)

Matthew Cline, our Open School Music Specialist, will once again be offering music lessons over the summer vacation. This time around, lessons will be held remotely at a discounted rate!

Chance to Purchase Culmination Lawn Signs (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on May 27 (last updated May 28)

As we make plans on how to celebrate our culminating Class of 2020, one option is to proudly display the accomplishment right at home with a Lawn Sign!

LAUSD Summer School Enrichment Opportunities (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on May 25 (last updated May 26)

Looking for enrichment opportunities for your child during the summer?  LAUSD is offering these highly engaging classes in the following topics starting on June 24th for elementary school students: