Amy Sickler: Growing into Cooping

Amy Sickler: Growing into Cooping

The first time I visited Open Classroom I was overwhelmed. There were so many things happening I wasn’t sure what was what, but I loved how the teachers talked with the children and the other parents talked to us. When we left I said to my husband, “I...
A chat with Judy Voets

A chat with Judy Voets

I sat down recently with Judy Voets. Here’s what she had to say. As I think about the beginning of Open I think about how we did a lot of laughing.   We had to laugh because there was so much that we didn’t know, and we didn’t know where to...
Richard Sloan Puts It In Context

Richard Sloan Puts It In Context

What influenced my thinking the most probably is growing up in Berkeley and going to UC Berkeley in and out from 1950 to 1960. I was always interested in politics and how decisions were made, so I took part in politics at Berkeley, and was a member of Slate, the...
Marilyn Milos knew what she wanted

Marilyn Milos knew what she wanted

This is the first of hopefully many posts where members of the Open Community write about their personal experience of the program. Feel free to add your comments or contact us if you’d like to write an entry! ****** We moved to the Valley in 1970 and Kate was...

Schedule for Oct 16th!

Clay and Play Day is coming right up this weekend! Here’s the schedule: 12:00:  Check in at the welcome table by the parking lot, get your wristband, find a good spot for your picnic, and join pickup games of cornhole, hunker hauser (rope-balance), 9 square,...