Holiday Bazaar Master Document

Wed, Oct 28 1:41pm

Hi Gators, Please use this spreadsheet to let us know what you're donating to the Holiday Bazaar.  Check out what others are writing for some ideas.  Let me know if you need help.   One more important ... [More]

Holiday Bazaar Zoom Tues 7:30pm

Mon, Oct 26 7:53pm

Do you need ideas for what to donate to the Holiday Bazaar? Do you have questions or want to run some ideas by us?? Are you asking yourself "what is a Holiday Bazaar and why do these people keep talki ... [More]

Holiday Bazaar Information Zoom!

Fri, Oct 23 12:35pm

Dear Gators,   Holiday Bazaar will be in just a few weeks!  It will be a virtual marketplace with items for direct purchase as well as bidding on auctioned items.  We will be the ones stocking this ma ... [More]

Interest in Halloween Walk-Through at OGNS?

Sun, Oct 11 9:24pm

Hi Open Gators!   Happy Sunday! This year Halloween is on a Saturday and, since we can't do typical Halloween activities due to Covid19, we were wondering if folks would be interested in a Halloween w ... [More]

October Activity Bin Pick Up Reminder

Sun, Oct 11 4:18pm

Anji, Crystal, Jenny, Sruthi, Lizzie, Janet, Becky:   You may pick up your October Activity Bin on Monday, October 12 from 11:00-12:00 in the Social Hall.  If Monday doesn't work (as it part of a long ... [More]

September Activity Bin Lesson Plans (also Lesson Plans for Virtual Program)

Mon, Sep 14 4:21pm

  Hi Gators!     In order to streamline my curriculum development, monthly Lesson Plans will coordinate with the Activity Bin Subscription, and will also be some of the lessons we will do together in ... [More]

2020-2021 Open Gate Enrollment Agreement

Tue, Sep 8 5:16pm

Hi Gators,   Attached is the updated 2020-2021 OGNS Handbook as well as the enrollment forms that TK sent out when she first announced our re-opening plans (Program Description, Health & Safety Policy ... [More]

September Activity Bin Pick Up

Sun, Sep 6 6:13pm

  Please pick up your September Activity Bin on Monday, September 14, from 12-1 pm in the Social Hall at Open Gate.    If you are in the In-Person 3day/PreK class, you can pick yours up after class en ... [More]

2020 School Year Calendar

Wed, Sep 2 4:06pm

Please find attached our currently working School Year Calendar for 2020-21.      Please be aware that as we progress through this year, the calendar may need to be altered due to how regulations chan ... [More]

New Konstella Groups

Tue, Sep 1 5:26pm

Hi Open Gators,   We have made the changes to Konstella class groups. There are now 4 classrooms and you should have been added to the one your child is enrolled in:   1) In-Person 2day 2) In-Person 3 ... [More]

Looking for child-sized outdoor tables (lend or donate)

Sun, Aug 30 1:37pm

Dear families,    We are looking for a child-sized outdoor table to use in the yard for Art experiences this year.  As you know, we'll be outside  a great deal of the time, so we will be bringing a lo ... [More]

TECH Help needed! (School Calendar)

Sun, Aug 30 12:44pm

I am using a new calendar from  I believe it is the same template the RWCS uses.  I am formatting it on my Chromebook in GoogleSheets.  I am having a problem saving it without the format ... [More]

Parents Place Offering

Thu, Aug 20 1:21pm   The Sacred Role of Grandparents in the Time of Covid-19   Special Event with Author Jane Isay   Tuesday, September 1 fr ... [More]

Cancellation of Summer School

Fri, Jul 10 2:48pm

Hi Everyone, I wanted to provide an update regarding  summer school.  After a lot of thought, and with COVID-19 guidelines continually changing, it was decided that it would be best to completely canc ... [More]

Open Gate Alumni

Tue, Jul 7 5:04pm

Hello Open Gators,   I have created an "Alumni" classroom for parents of alumni who would like to continue receiving updates from Open Gate through the end of this summer. For everyone else who will b ... [More]

Using Konstella

Tue, Jul 7 1:51pm

Hi Everyone!   Welcome to Konstella! We are still figuring out the nuances and we could use your help. Once you sign into Konstella, you can add your child(ren) to your profile and enroll in the appro ... [More]

Happy 4th of July

Sat, Jul 4 9:53am

Hey Gators! Happy 4th of July! We miss you all! Hope you find a safe way to celebrate and have some fun! Anji

Testing announcements

Mon, Jun 29 8:18pm

Hi, Welcome to those of you who have joined Konstella. This is a test announcement.