There are many other ways to support our school. See the Fundraising section to learn more.
What's Happening at WO?
Washington Open is a parent-participation school that nurtures the whole child, offering a collaborative community that allows for a rich variety of hands-on, real-world learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom. We balance academic, social, physical, and emotional needs, while encouraging creativity, curiosity, and a life-long love of learning. Washington Open students aim for their personal best.
The 2016 Auction Committee would like to thank the community for their generous donations during and before Drop Off Week. We noticed that donations of gift cards have increased. We’d like to encourage the community to consider giving the following in the next two weeks in order to help guarantee that our Silent & Live Auctions are successful and to ensure we meet our $95k goal.
-- Beauty amenities
-- Board games
-- Camping Gear
-- Cash donations
-- Donations of wine
-- Gift cards to chain restaurants
-- Hotel gift cards
-- Movie tickets
-- Offerings of timeshares/vacation homes
-- Service offerings ( e.g. Christmas present wrapping, cookie and or bread making)
-- Sporting equipment
-- Tickets to games (baseball, basketball)
We plan to have a table available during the Walk-a-thon to collect donations. Also, you can drop off donations in the office or reach out to any of the Auction members to retrieve donations. Remember, it’s for the kids and the success of the Auction depends on the community. Thanks Again!
Here's the new online evaluation to help collect feedback about how things are going out at patrol. Parents and students can also go online and fill this out. If you are a witness to something wonderful or something concerning out at the drop-off zone, send me some information through this survey! People who are not official patrollers can skip some of the questions that don't apply to them.
Safety Patrol Coordinator
In this week’s envelope you received a purple packet. Please ignore the last page in the staple packet (it was copied in error). Thanks!
5th Grade Haunted House
We are in need of supplies for our annual Haunted House.
These are some ideas:
You might be wondering about those black objects that are on the doors of the adult restrooms. They are to hold the door in an open position as they automatically lock when closed. In order to allow ease of entry, we have placed the door blocks on so that it is not necessary to get a key to open the door each time it is used. Please remember to replace the door block after exiting the restrooms so others can have easy access as well.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Just a few reminders for students and adults alike:
Just a quick reminder that the playground outside of room 6 is only to be used by those students who are participating in Kid Care this year on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 2:30 – 3:00. If you are here supervising your own student, please use other areas. Thank you!
“Wanna Chat with Barbara?”
Here are the dates that Barbara will be available to chat with parents regarding whatever you’d like to talk about. These sessions will be held at 8:30AM in the staff lounge.
Mark your calendar for our next Community Dining event on Wednesday, October 26 at The Habit Burger Grill in Santa Clara from 4-9pm. Please present event flyer when ordering (will be sent home in Wed. envelope closer to event). Enjoy dinner out while supporting Washington Open!
Beginning Friday, Sept. 23, I’m inviting everyone—grownups, students and siblings—to join me in room 8 to sing before the school day begins. I will open the room at 8:10 and we can sing until the whistle blows. Come in and out according to your needs, no commitments, no cost. Just try the singing way to start your day! Sing with Barb in room 8.