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Benefit SCUSD Computer Fund

There are many other ways to support our school. See the Fundraising section to learn more.

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What's Happening at WO?

 

* * 2015-16 Class Lists * *

K  -  1  -  2  -  3  -  4  -  5

 


 

calendarImportant Dates for 2015-2016 School Year

Residency Verification –

   Monday, August 10, 11:00AM – 3:00PM

   Wednesday, August 12, 8:00AM – 11:00AM

   Monday, August 17, 3:00PM – 7:00PM

Parent Work Day – Friday, August 14 12:30PM – 3:30PM

Technology Work Day – Saturday, August 15 9:00AM – 11:00 AM Please RSVP here

1st Day of School – Thursday, August 20, 8:30AM

Community Welcome BBQ – Friday, August 28, 5:00PM

Parents Ed Training for ALL with Principal Barbara – August 31-September 4

Parent Ed Training for NEW parents with Principal Barbara – September 8-11

Labor Day– September 7

Staff Development Days – October 22-23

Veteran's Day – November 11

Thanksgiving Break – November 25-29

Holiday Break – December 21, 2015 – January 1, 2016

Staff Development Day January 4

See 2015-2016 WO School Schedule for more dates.

SCUSD Parent - Student Handbook
 

2015-16 SCUSD PARENT STUDENT HANDBOOK

All families are required to review the 2015-16 SCUSD handbook. 


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Child Safety Seats - California Law (Effective 01/01/2012):

- Children under the age of 8 must be secured in a car seat or booster seat in the back seat. 

- Children under the age of 8 who are 4' 9" or taller may be secured by a safety belt in the back seat.

- Children who are 8 years and over shall be properly secured in an appropriate child passenger restraint system or safety belt. 

- Passengers who are 16 years of age and over are subject to California's Mandatory Seat Belt law.

- Buckling up is the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself in a crash.

- Seat belts are the best defense against impaired, aggressive, and distracted drivers.

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO HAVE YOUR CHILD’S CAR SEAT HERE ON DAYS WHEN THEY HAVE A FIELD TRIP. 


testing.jpgCalifornia Adopts the Common Core Standards

California has adopted new Common Core Standards for the education of your children. All parents should know about the changes the new Standards will bring to the instruction, curriculum, and testing of public school students. Here is a brief introduction to the new Standards we hope will be helpful in understanding those changes. 

Read more about the Common Core Standards.


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Stop by the SCRIP Table and Help Raise Money for Our School!

Did you know that you can help raise money for Washington Open Parent Faculty Group (WOPFG) by shopping SCRIP gift cards? Just purchase SCRIP for the items you buy everyday (gas, groceries...) and you'll help raise money for our school. The SCRIP table carries a large inventory of items in stock. There are also many more SCRIP cards available via ShopWithScrip.com. Once you set up your ShopWithScrip account with Presto Pay, you can shop online and even on campus without bringing your checkbook. The SCRIP table is open on Wednesday before and after school for purchasing "scrip-to-go" items from our on-hand inventory.


Parent Education Information

The Santa Clara Unified District web site offers useful information about parent education opportunities. Visit the SCUSD's Parent Education web page for parenting classes and training opportunities.  Our own Board President, Anna Welsh, who is also SCUSD's Parent Education Web Coordinator, updates the page monthly.

Our Mission

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.

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