Yoli is Making Dreams a Reality

We love to see our students shining out in the community! Yoli, who graduated from Franklin High School this May with support from the Step Up program, now owns her own food cart, Mestizaje. Her Step Up family, who walked alongside Yoli during her high school journey, is proud to […]

Open School Counselor Featured In Gillette’s #TheBestMenCanBe Campaign

  As part of Gillette‘s #TheBestMenCanBe campaign, they highlighted men in our community that embody new models of masculinity. Open School East’s Counseling Manager shared his wisdom with the campaign in a series of short videos shared on social media. In this video and every day, Ethan demonstrates Open School’s unique approach […]

Open School East is built on strong partnerships

  Open School East is proud to work in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area, Latino Network, and New Avenues for Youth. Together we’re creating a new kind of learning environment where our brilliant kids and families shine. Check out these photos from our Rockwood […]

You made Got Game 2018 a success!

Got Game 2018 was an incredible success! Together we raised more than $268,000 to give more kids what they need to graduate and get ahead. With partners like you, we can fundamentally change what school looks for more families and students. Open School strives to foster community between schools and […]

As Principal for Almost a Day, Allison Tivnon gained a new perspective on education

In October, Open School North welcomed ECONorthwest’s Allison Tivnon as Principal for Almost a Day. The event, organized by All Hands Raised, gives community leaders an opportunity to spend time as honorary principals and gain first-hand experience interacting with students and staff. Allison spent the day shadowing Principal Mike Navarro […]