Looking forward to seeing everyone at our April parent meeting. We have a number of events coming up for the Open and will focus our time on planning and prepping for these important dates. *** As a parent participation program, we expect representation from each...read more
Read-a-thon starts this Wednesday and packets will be available for distribution Tuesday. We would also like to announce PAJAMA DAY on Friday March 3 for all Lagunitas programs to kick the LEAP Readathon fundraiser off. We are encouraging teachers to make pajama day a...read more
Mark your calendar, the annual Open Classroom fundraiser is set for Saturday May 20, 2017. Last year's Country Fair Day was a ROARING success, and we are looking forward to another fun filled day this year. We are signing up volunteers to make this another successful...read more
FREE SCREENING! GOOD MORNING MISSION HILL Plays at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center March 16, 7pm! Leaving the Valley for Boston’s Roxbury district, local filmmakers Tom and Amy Valens intimately explore how support, collaboration, and autonomy for teachers...read more
Hi everyone! It's that time of year again when the Multi purpose room turns into a magical world of books! Each year LEAP brings the Lagunitas School Book Fair. It generates thousands of dollars that go straight to books for our library and classrooms. If you've...read more
The Open Classroom’s Country Day Fair fundraiser is back! There are many ways to participate, and if each of us finds ways to help, it makes it an easy and fun event for all. A big part of the success of the event is the raffle. Parents have often contributed items...read more
Dear Parents, A good follow up to the recent Open Classroom parent meeting screening of To Make A Difference is the film Tom and Amy Valens made 20 years later, specifically following her class of third and fourth graders for the span of the 2005/6 school year. Tom...read more
Students will be dismissed at 2 p.m. (Lagunitas) and 2:10 p.m. (San Geronimo) beginning today, Wednesday, Jan. 25, and continuing through next Wednesday, February 1, 201 for teacher work time..read more
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, I took a new look at the man, his place in history,
and what we can learn from him now, almost 49 years after his assassination. Martin Luther King, Jr.
was instrumental in the passage of both the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that outlawed discrimination based
on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that prohibits racial
discrimination in voting.
Quote of the Week: “We don’t have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small acts, when
multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” (Howard Zinn, 1922 – 2010)