Opening School Information (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jul 28 (last updated Jul 28)

Hello Open School Families, 

As we get closer to the start of school, many decisions are still being made. We will share protocols and logistics with everyone as the decisions are being made and as information develops. Please make sure to check your email as this is the main source of communication that we use to share information with all of our families. 

Are you opting for virtual learning with City of Angels?

Open School will Return in August Full Day and In-Person (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jul 28 (last updated Jul 28)

Hello Open School Families,

As we gear up to begin the 2021-22 school year, we are becoming accustomed to our new normal of life which requires us to be comfortable with uncertainty and continuous flexibility. Moving forward into the new school year, will require much of the same. However, one thing that you can always be certain of is that Open School will put the needs and safety of our children first and foremost. 

Summer Play Dates Are Back! (Announcement)

Submitted by Friends on Jul 5 (last updated Jul 6)

Hello Open School Family,

We hope your summer is going very well and we are excited to invite you to two play dates happening soon! ​All new and returning families of students Kindergarten through 2nd grade are welcome to join us: get to know each other, give the children an opportunity to run around, make new friends and socialize. Returning families will be there to welcome you and answer questions. 

Summer School Covid Testing (Article)

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

Students who have been attending school this spring do not need a COVID test to join the summer program.

Students who have not attended in-person learning must have a baseline test within 7 days prior to the start of the Summer School Program.

Placement 2021-22 (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jun 17 (last updated Jun 17)

With the many unknowns and residual effects created by the pandemic, we are not able to announce cluster placement for the 2021-22 school year. You will be notified of your child's cluster placement in early August. Stay tuned  for information around 2021-22 cluster placement and so much more. Have a great summer. 



Open School is Welcoming Three New Teachers (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jun 17 (last updated Jun 17)

Please join me in August 2021 to welcome three new teachers to Open School.

2021-2022 Instructional Calendar (Article)

Submitted by Shazneen Gandhi on Jun 17 (last updated Jun 17)

Planning for next year?

LAUSD has published its instructional calendar for the 2021-2022 school year. Click here to view it. 

First day of school will be Monday, August 16, 2021.

2021 Friends of Open School Alumni College Scholarship Recipients (Article)

Submitted by Antoinette Cass on Jun 10 (last updated Jun 10)

This year we pulled off the second Friends of Open School Alumni College Scholarship. The Open School community is so close, and this connection spans far beyond the years when students are actually at Open School. We were so excited to have 14 alumni apply and to be able to send all fourteen off to college with a special gift. 

Weekly Update - June 6, 2021 (Article)

Submitted by Yellow Teacher on Jun 6 (last updated Jun 6)

For everyone who was able to make it to the City Showcase on Saturday, thank you for coming.  It was so wonderful to see everyone and share all of the pride and excitement around Sunset City.  We took some pictures, and a short movie (sorry about the background sounds, just don’t turn your volume on) for anyone who would like to see them.  The Dropbox settings should allow you to download them as well, if you would like copies for yourself.  Use this link.  (click on the word link) Ms.

Weekly Update - May 31, 2021 (Article)

Submitted by Yellow Teacher on May 31 (last updated May 31)

City Showcase: We are sharing Yellow Cluster’s city with you is on Saturday, June 5th from 10 - 1.  We can have 9 groups of 4 or fewer people in the same household come at a time.  The city will be set up in the bus parking lot.  Everyone who comes will need to respect distancing guidelines, wear a mask, and show us an LAUSD daily pass (you can get one without a COVID test).  Please click here to sign up for a time slot.  Unfortunately, this will be the only time people will be able to see the whole city pu