Governor Brown breaks ground on Open School East

Governor Kate Brown joined Oregon Legislators, local leaders, and a crowd of families and community members to break ground on Open School East. Check out some of the media coverage from our big day: Open School Success Leads to Expansion (KOIN TV)Breaking Ground on a New Kind of School (OPB Radio + […]

Damian Lillard sees greatness in our students

Damian Lillard hosted 40 students and staff members from Open School’s Step Up program at a holiday celebration on Saturday night. After attending the Trail Blazers vs. Knicks game, our kids were treated to a catered dinner in a private suite at the Moda Center. Lillard presented each student with […]

Portland Monthly Honors Executive Director Andrew Mason

Portland Monthly names Open School’s Andrew Mason “Extraordinary Executive Director” at its 2015 Light a Fire awards ceremony. Portland Monthly said: “Leadership isn’t just about moving things forward. Sometimes, it requires forcing a bold change of direction. In his 20 years at North Portland’s Open School (formerly Open Meadow), Andrew […]

Open School North Students Paint GIF-ITI Mural

During his five week residency at Open School North, internationally renowned artist INSA worked with students to design and spray paint a GIF-ITI mural. The unveiling celebration in October 2015 at Open School North was an event full of excitement as students, families, and community members gathered to celebrate the […]

Open School Programs Work

Open School staff, Board, and students thanked supporters for helping to get 600 students on track for college and career in 2014-15. Here are some of Open School’s most important achievements in 2014-15: • 2.5-year grade-level gains in one academic year: We advanced students an average of 2 grade levels […]