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Opening School Information

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?

As we make plans and finish organizing our clusters, it will help us tremendously to know who is opting into City of Angels. Please remember, you will not lose your spot in Open School. Please fill out this brief three question survey that will help us with planning. Please fill this out by July 30th.

Virtual Learning:

LAUSD has shared the Welcome Back to School Family Guide for you to read. In this Family Guide, there is information about an online school option for those families that are interested. Please read the the Online Program section for more information. If you opt for online learning, your child will be enrolled in school through City of Angels School, but they will not lose their spot at Open School. Students who will be attending virtual school through City of Angels, need to sign up by July 30th. If you have questions about the online program, feel free to reach out to City of Angels 323-415-8350.

Covid-19 Testing: 

The latest information from LAUSD is that school will begin on August 16, 2021 for full day, in-person instruction. In order for your child to come to school beginning the first day, they must have a baseline Covid-19 test for the 2021-22 school year. Here are the dates and times that you may bring your child(ren) to Open School to get a base line test.  

Baseline Testing at Open School: 

Friday, August 6, 2021  8:00 am -2:30 pm 

Friday, August 13, 2021  8:00 am – 2:30 pm 

In addition, if you cannot make these dates, you may go to one of these other LAUSD sites for testing. Please click here for additional sites, dates and times.  

Meetings for Open School Parents/Guardians: 

We will have two information sessions via zoom to share more about the opening of the school year. Please feel free to join either session, however there will be some slight differences.  

Please use this zoom link to access both meetings

Meeting ID: 944 9276 6433

Passcode: Respect

Meeting for Veteran Families: 

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 @ 5:00pm 

Meeting for Newer Families: 

Thursday, August 5, 2021 @ 5:00pm 

 

We look forward to meeting with you. 

In partnership, 

Antoinette  

 

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

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. 

LAUSD currently has plans for all schools to have a full day, in-person return to school for all grade levels. That means that, Open School (unless changes are made by district, local and state government officials) will be back in session beginning Monday, August 16, 2021 for full day, in-person school. Please be on the lookout for more specific information from us about the re-opening of our school, including cluster placement, virtual parent meetings, safety protocols, and more. 

In the meantime, LAUSD has shared the Welcome Back to School Family Guide for you to read. In this Family Guide, there is information about an online school option for those families that are interested. Please read the the Online Program section for more information. If you opt for online learning, your child will be enrolled in school through City of Angels School, but they will not lose their spot at Open School. Students who will be attending virtual school through City of Angels, need to sign up by July 30th. If you have questions about the online program, feel free to reach out to City of Angels 323-415-8350.

In partnership,

Antoinette