April 23, 2017

Open School East is making headlines!

Our staff and students are changing the narrative around alternative education. Check out this article in the East Portland Neighborhood News, by Open School East principal Matthew Ross.
March 6, 2017

Open School on Portland Radio Project!

Open School was the community voice on Portland Radio Project this week! Listen to the interviews to hear our educators discuss what inspires them and how Open School makes a big impact on kids and families.
January 19, 2017

Andrew Mason to step down June 2017

Longtime employee and Executive Director Andrew Mason will step down after 22 years of service, commitment and impact at Open School. During Mason’s tenure Open School grew from a single high school program serving 84 students to four core programs serving over 500 students annually across six school districts. Additionally, […]
November 1, 2016

Our kids share their powerful voices

We celebrated the greatness of our students today with Governor Kate Brown, our staff, and the committed supporters who helped us build Open School East. Thanks to our students for sharing their powerful voices at the ceremony.  It’s official: Gresham’s Open School is open  (Gresham Outlook) Here are two excepts from […]
September 18, 2016

Celebrating our growing community!

More than 350 families, community partners, staff, students, and supporters helped us celebrate our growing community in East County yesterday! We enjoyed sharing more about our four core programs, all based on advocacy, equity, and rigorous academics, eating good food and ice cream, playing basketball, getting henna tattoos, and making […]