News for Entire Community

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:

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

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!

Scary Story & Art Contest at The Book Jewel (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Oct 6 (last updated Oct 7)

Local Westchester bookstore and Open's sponsor for the Read-a-thon, The Book Jewel, is inviting all students to participate in their Scary Story Writing & Art Contest, followed by Halloween Festivities on October 30th!

LAUSD Choices Application Now Available Through Unified Enrollment (Article)

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

Please note--all returning Open Magnet Charter students do not need to re-apply. If you apply to another magnet school, you may automatically be transferred and there are no return rights.

All Fifth-Grade students interested in applying to a Magnet Middle School must turn in an application.

The Choices Application is now available through Unified Enrollment.  The deadline is November 12, 2021.

Westchester Community of Schools' October Newsletter (Article)

Submitted by Peggy Lew on Oct 4 (last updated Oct 5)

Please click here to read the Westchester Community of Schools' October Newsletter.