April Fools’ Raffle

To raise money for energy efficiency and ventilation upgrades, we’re holding a raffle! The drawing will be held April 1st, 2023. There are a lot of fabulous items: gift cards to local businesses including Main Street Kitchens, Katie’s Cookies, Red Kite Candy, and Still North Books & Bar; a kayak; children’s items including a jellyfish canopy, doll house, and limited edition cat lover’s t-shirt; a dozen pairs of eclipse glasses; a digital SLR camera; a bench saw; several sets of multi-tools; Montshire & VINS passes, and much, much more!

Open Fields Looking for Board Members

Open Fields School is looking for additional board members, near and far! Ideally, prospective board members would be familiar with and supportive of the school and our philosophy, and interested in seeing us thrive for the next 50-ish years and beyond. The board meets remotely each month (currently on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7pm), and we're open to continuing remote and/or hybrid meetings into the future. If you, or someone you know, might be interested, please contact us.

Instilling a lifelong love of learning

Open Fields is a small non-graded independent school, just off the common on Thetford Hill, Vermont. Founded in 1971 by Jean K. Aull, Open Fields is open to all children, ages 4 through 12.

Open Fields may be small, but it offers big things. In addition to a small student/teacher ratio, Open Fields offers: