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.
SCRIP – Final Orders due!
Need Graduation or Teacher Gifts? SCRIP
We will be placing our last 2 scrip orders Friday, May 22nd and Friday, May 29th for delivery May 27th and June 3rd. Stock up for your summer shopping and make some money for Washington Open a... Continue
Reminder: General Meeting May 26
New Families 6:00pm
ALL Families 7:00pm
See the attached agenda.
Attached with the Wednesday bulletin you will find the 2015-16 proposed budget for and proposed changes to the Standing Rules of Order. We will be voting to ado... Continue
“Collaborations” – Second Annual Washington Open Art Show!
Don’t miss our second annual school-wide art exhibition! This year’s theme is “Collaborations.” Collaborative art is created through some sort of teamwork or group effort, and it often stretches artists and allows them to e... Continue
English Tea: Celebrating Bilingual Students
Just a quick reminder for families of students who recently became designated as fluent in English. We will be holding our annual "English Tea" to celebrate your child's success on Thursday, May 28 at 3 p.m. in the library. Informati... Continue
Talent Show Schedule
Tuesday, May 19 – Order of Show Posted
Wednesday, May 20 – 2:00pm Run Through in the Cafeteria. Okay to leave after you perform.
Wednesday, May 27 – 3:30pm Dress Rehearsal. You should plan to stay the whole time.
Welcome Javon Hoang
Please join us in welcoming Javon Hoang as our new 4th grade teacher for next year. Javon comes to us with 11 years of teaching experience, most recently at Hughes Elementary. Continue
Save the Date for BBQ & Movie Night
Let's Celebrate! End of the Year Barbecue and Movie Night!
Friday, May 29, 2015
7:00 PM until the movie ends (we will start the movie at dusk, which is ~8:30 PM on May 29)
Families: bring a potluck item to share (see potluck-by-... Continue
National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and this week - May 11-17th is designated as Food Allergy Awareness Week. We wanted to take this opportunity to provide a few links to the FARE website as well as others that have useful informat... Continue
Proposed WOPFG officer slate for 2015-16 school year
President (2nd yr) - Lorrie McPheeters
Vice President (1st year) - Gerald Buten
Treasurer (2nd year) - Shannon Lane
Recording Secretary (2nd year) - Maria Olson
Corresponding Secretary (2nd year) - Jill Bernhardt
Parliamentarian (2n... Continue
All WO Library Books Due by Friday, May 29
Reminders, notices and fees, that relate, will be coming home to let parents know what book(s) is missing or lost.
If you have questions please contact:
Anna Welsh or Krissy Hutflesz Continue
Need A Summer Camp Program? (Details attached)
Are you seeking a fun, educational and affordable summer camp program? Look no further. Santa Clara Unified School District’s Kidventure Camp begins Tuesday, June 9. This year’s calendar is full of excitement with activi... Continue
Staffing for 2015-2016
Here is our teaching staff that has been approved for the next school year.
Kinder: Ann and Cindy
First: Mychele and Janine
Second: Christina, Erika and TBD
Third: Tammy, Davina/Jen, and Chris
Fourth: Andrea and TBD
Planning for next year - Dates
Here are some important dates for next school year.
1st Day of School – August 20, 2015 (Thursday)
Holiday Break - December 21, 2015 – January 4, 2016
February Break – February 15-19, 2016
April Break – Ap... Continue
Whooping Cough Information
See the attached PDF for information on whooping cough. Continue
Field Trip IQ Test
How will you do?
"You are just a rider on the field trip. Can you just let the field trip coordinator know the morning of the trip that you will not be attending?"
NO! You need to let the field trip coordina... Continue