Please Claim Lost and Found Items! (Article)

Submitted by Cindy Matsubayashi on Oct 20 (last updated Oct 21)

Please take a moment to look through the Lost & Found items pictured in these photos. 

Items left after Friday, October 29th will be donated. Beginning Monday afterschool (weather permitting), these items will be located near the gates of the bus lot. Even if you don't think you're missing anything, please still have a look. You may be surprised!

Westchester COS Town Hall (Article)

Submitted by Cindy Matsubayashi on Oct 20 (last updated Oct 21)

On Thursday, October 28 at 5:00 pm, Westchester Community of Schools will present information on:
- Social Emotional Learning
- Instructional updates
- Black Student Achievement updates
- Spanish Dual Language opportunities 

Please register via this flyer

Last Open Tour Meeting - Send This to a Prospective Parent (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Oct 20 (last updated Oct 21)

We had a great turnout for our recent virtual tour meeting! Thank you so much to Open parents, staff, and students who showed some Open School love by answering questions from prospective families.


Let them know by forwarding this info and tell them that we have on our Home page:

Weekly News - October 15, 2021 (Article)

Submitted by Yellow Teacher on Oct 16 (last updated Oct 16)

We wanted to give everyone an overview of Google Classroom and how it works and how we are using it.  We are using Google Classroom both to deliver assignments, to store copies of resources that we are using in class, or to store copies of assignments we’re working on in class so that students who are at home for any reason have access to them (those are labeled as materials).  Unless someone is working from home, the only work that we expect our students to do at home are the Daily Problems, and anything associated with Scholastic News or Weekly Problems that might be electronic and not al

Communications Committee Meeting - Thursday, October 28 (Article)

Submitted by Cindy Matsubayashi on Oct 14 (last updated Oct 21)

On Thursday, October 28 at 4:30 pm, Open School's Communications Committee will be meeting virtually.  Join us to explore ways to maintain effective and efficient communication within our school community.

Fall Harvesting in Open's Learning Garden (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Oct 14 (last updated Oct 14)

Open students have been busy getting our garden ready for the Fall by picking and pruning things down so that the garden can rest during the winter. Our hens Fluffy, Paper, and Oreo are loving the Fall weather! Students have been able to learn about and sometimes taste fruits and herbs (pomegranates, figs, passionfruit, kale, and lavender).

Reminders/Updates (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Oct 13 (last updated Oct 21)

11/4 - Governing Council Meeting (5:30-7:00 pm)
11/4 - Friends Meeting (7:00-8:30 pm)
11/9 - Open's Virtual Tour & Info Mtg (5:00 pm)
11/11 - No School - Veterans Day
11/15 - 11/19 - Fall Conference Week
11/17 - Panda Express Dine-Out

This Week in Purple 10.11.21 (Article)

Submitted by Purple Teacher on Oct 11 (last updated Oct 11)

Greetings Purple Families! This is Purple’s new Teacher Aide, Ms. Chey. I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself and give you a quick update on Purple happenings this week in addition to a couple of reminders. My kids (now in 8th and 11th grade) were both students in Purple, and I am a former 2-time Purple Room Parent. It is nice to be back at Open and in Purple, and I look forward to getting to know you and your students!

Homework packets are coming home today (Monday, October 11) and are due back this Friday, October 15.

Weekly News - October 8, 2021 (Article)

Submitted by Yellow Teacher on Oct 8 (last updated Oct 8)

3rd Grade Parents:  The Olsat will be given to our third graders on Tuesday and Wednesday, starting around 9 am.

Lost & Found - Let Us Help! (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Oct 7 (last updated Oct 7)

Help us help you!  We have been making our best efforts to return marked and labeled lost items to the classrooms, but many items are unlabeled and are waiting to be picked up. If you're aware of an item that's been left behind, or see something that you recognize in the photos but are unable to come to campus, we would love to help!