A Message From Kayamanan Senior at Open School East Pronouns: She/They “I like to think of this school as my getaway from at-home problems.” When we think about how a high schooler might feel about going to school each day, the idea of it being a getaway is […]
Back To School 2022-23 “What are you swinging away from? What are you swinging toward?” Incoming ninth graders hear these questions during our summer leadership camp ropes course, as they are pulled up by their peers until they are suspended high amongst the trees. Each student shouts answers when they […]
Welcome back, Open School East students and families! Please check out this flyer for important announcements regarding our 2022-2023 school year.
Year End Reflections As the 2021-2022 school year comes to an end, let’s take a moment to reflect. For the past two and a half years, COVID-19 has impacted our community in a multitude of ways. Many of our students and staff have lost loved ones. Many of our students […]
Open School Celebrates its 50th Anniversary! Throughout our 50-year history, Open School’s true gift to Portland has been nurturing citizens who see the greatness in each other, and value community before self. This set of values impacts everyone who spends time with our programs – both students and staff. We […]