Before Care Change at Open

Hello beautiful families! Due to licensing and legal requirements, there has been a change in the way AAPS and Open handle indoor supervision before the first bell rings. Though a nice perk for a while, free, drop-in care will no longer be available. 

AAPS Rec&Ed will provide care in the auditorium for K-5 students who are enrolled in their program. You must be enrolled in advance. To do so, click here or read more information here

Chad will still provide Open Gym Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30-8:14 a.m. And breakfast is still provided in the cafeteria as usual. All other students, please wait outside the building until the first bell rings at 8:14 a.m. Our FAQ First Week of School, Logistics and Drop Off & Parking sections may answer additional questions you may have. 

Oops, deleted your Wednesday Packet?

The Wednesday Packet is created by our school's administrators and is put out every other Wednesday. Link to most recent packet. 


Now-Saturday November 23: PTO Thrift Shop Support Your School Event: Shop at PTO Thrift Shop in this time frame and receive a "token" for every $5 you spend...you may then "vote" for your school by placing your tokens in your school's jar at check out. Questions? Contact Allyson.

Now-Monday, November 18: Art Wear Fundraiser. Great holiday gifts! Order forms came home in back packs the week of November 4. Forms due November 18. Extra order forms are available in the bins across from the office or you can contact one of the organizers to have one sent home. Detailed instructions and contact info can be found on page 4 of last week's Wednesday Packet here

Tuesday, November 19-Sunday, November 24: Book Days at Bookbound! This year, our book days will be held at indie book store, Bookbound, in the Courtyard on Plymouth Rd. Shop here during these dates and tell the clerk that your purchase goes toward Ann Arbor Open when you check out. AAO Media Center will receive 20% of purchases! For questions, contact Christine. Directions.

Thursday, November 21, 7pm: AAOCC Meeting. In the Media Center. Mingling will be from 6:45-7pm. Childcare not provided, students and siblings encouraged to attend. Questions? Agenda.

Friday, November 22, 6-8ishpm: Silent Auction 2019! "A Journey of Light Through Space and Time." All are invited to this special biennial event at Open! Children can shop adult-free in the staffed and supervised Secret Store (items $1-20), grab a snack as you stroll the auction items ($1-over $100) and enter to win some fun Raffle experiences. You can peruse items up for auction and pre-bid online at BiddingOwl now. To learn more about our Silent Auction and to VOLUNTEER (please and thank you thank you thank you), please visit the Silent Auction Site. Proceeds go to the AAOCC general fund and Clare can be contacted with questions. 

Great Ongoing Fundraisers!

Fundraiser: To help AAO raise money by simply running your routine errands, click here.
Fundraiser: Primary.com. Simple, high-quality, mom-created clothing brand. New customers get 20% off with promo code AAOPEN. Order here.
Fundraiser: Mabel's Labels, order here.
Fundraiser: Buy Scrip, click here to find out how!
Fundraiser: Shop at smile.amazon.com and direct 0.5% of your purchases to AAOCC.  Read more about the AmazonSmiles Foundation here.
Fundraiser: Box Tops. Please clip along the dotted line! Submit across from the office.
Fundraiser: Arbor Farms. At check out, ask for your purchase to go towards AAO before you pay.
Fundraiser: Kroger. Register your Kroger Plus card here and select AAOCC for the Community Rewards Program.