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See Something, Say Something SAT Question of the Day Word of the Day This Day in History Shield Spartans Spartan Helmet Rain Pride

Looks like a strike out is on the way

Looks like you're up to bat.

Strategy session on how Spartans will win today.

Common Core Groups

Good block Spartans

No doubt, point Spartans

Spartan Softball

Chemistry Gas Lab Toy Project

It's Baseball time, Go Spartans

Looks like we are ready, Go Spartans!

We have the hops in Volleyball !

One of the computer labs on Campus

We encourage one another, Lets get them out 1,2,3.

Sylmar Sprinters

March track meet vs Panorama HS

Guitar Class

SWAG Bags for Perfect attendance included 8 items inside. If you have a summons come to room 6 to get yours.

Attendance team PSA Luna, AP Rodriguez, PSA Hiller displaying attendance awards.

Chemistry Gas Lab Toy Project

Perfect Attendance SWAG Bags were given out to 248 students today at lunch.

Painting Class

Culinary Arts

Varsity Valley Mission League Champs

Boys' Basketball

Drawing Class

Let's Go, Spartans!

Girls' Soccer

Go, Lady Spartans!

JV Soccer

Spartan in Action!

Varsity Girls' Basketball

JV Boys' Basketball

Strategy Session

Spartan Scholar-Athletes

Pursuing Victory with Honor

Go, Sylmar!

Going for the Goal!

Planning Their Next Move

Distinguished Science Department


Go, Spartans!

Let's Do This!

Supporting the Team

A Break in the Action

Award-Winning Coach Mashhoud

Going for It!

Match Point!

Our New Marquee

Marching Band Under the Friday Night Lights

Welcome to Sylmar Charter High School, a community of learners.  Your future starts here!  We would love to hear from you.  You can e-mail us at the bottom of the web site.

SHS Info

Welcome to Sylmar Charter High School! 


As a Community of Learners, Your Future Starts Here!


We Are Spartan Nation ... Excellence Is Expected!


SSC Meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 3:15 - Library

Why choose Sylmar Charter High School?  If you are a student, consider joining Spartan Nation, where our dedicated teachers will challenge you to be the best you can be. Our vision for you extends well beyond the four years of high school. In fact, we are just as concerned about the grades you earn today as the decisions you will make tomorrow.  If your curiosity is piqued after perusing our web site, please stop by to visit our campus. Come see first-hand the vibrancy of a school culture that is built upon our dynamic tradition and a desire to offer a personalized education to each and every Spartan Scholar!

News and Announcements

Presenting Our Spartans with Attendance Game (“SWAG”) Winners!

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce the our Spartans with Attendance Game (“SWAG”) Winners!  These 248 students had absolutely perfect attendance from January 23, 2017, through February 23, 2017.  They were not tardy at all, and they did not request any early leaves.  Click on the headline to access the list of honorees! This list is also posted on our Wall of Scholars in the Main Hallway.

Why Choose Sylmar Charter High School?

If you are a student, consider joining Spartan Nation, where our dedicated teachers will challenge you to be the best you can be. Click on the headline to access our brand new flyers!

Meet This Week's Spartan Scholar of the Week!

For the Week of 03.20.2017: This week’s Spartan Scholar of the Week is Gustavo Robles will be graduating this coming spring as a Valedictorian. Gus is enrolled in four AP and Honors courses this academic school year. He is involved in California Scholarship Federation as an officer, and he serves on the Magnet Committee. Gus has a winning personality and has shown how dedication can lead to prosperity in life. As a Spartan, Gus is a fine example of resilience. For this honor, our scholar's name and photo will be placed on the marquee and on the home page of our web site all week. In addition, our scholar has received a special Spartan Scholar Medallion, a Sylmar limited edition tumbler, a delicious macrobar, and a free meal from Marie Callender’s Bakery. Click on the headline for a photo of this week's Scholars!

Meet Our Perfect Attendance Scholars for February 2017!

For the Month of February 2017: In a concerted effort to celebrate our students' attendance accomplishments, we have a Monthly Perfect Attendance Award! Each month, we randomly select two students who have achieved a perfect attendance record throughout the previous month. The winners for February 2017 are Joselyn Gutierrez and Jose Najera from our Academy of College and Career Readiness.  For this honor, they will receive several great prizes: a $10 gift card for In-N-Out Burger, a ticket to the Nothridge Skateland, a healthy macrobar treat, a special edition Sylmar tumbler, and a unique Perfect Attendance Medallion! The medallion can be worn during the graduation ceremony! Click on the headline for photos of this month's Scholars!

Presenting the Fall 2016 Perfect Attendance Awards!

For the Fall 2016 Semester: It is with great pride that we announce the recipients of the highly prestigious Fall 2016 Perfect Attendance Awards!  These 147 scholars maintained absolutely perfect attendance last semester.  They did not miss a single class period!   Click on the headline to see a list of our honorees! The list of honored recipients is also posted along our Hall of Scholars in the Main Building. Congratulations, Spartan Scholars! We salute you!

Presenting Our Staff with Perfect Attendance for February 2017!

For the Month of February 2017: It is with a sense of great pride that we honor the eighty (80) Sylmar Family members who had perfect attendance for the month of January! This list of honorees is also posted on the home page of our web site, www.sylmarhs.org. Click on the file to see all of our honorees!

School for Advanced Studies Is Accepting Applications! Click Here to Apply!

The School for Advanced Studies (SAS) provides high-achieving and gifted students with an academic pathway that meets the UC & CSU college requirements. SAS's enriched curriculum prepares students to be competitive college applicants. Our content-specific, rigorous instructional program simultaneously provides foundational learning skills while differentiating for diverse learners. SAS teachers collaborate to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of students. With all the benefits of a large, comprehensive high school's electives, clubs, and sports, SAS also aims to provide the support of a close-knit community. The application window for SAS at Sylmar Charter HS begins April 1, 2017. For more information, please contact Mr. Derek Martin at (818) 833 – 3700, or visit the SAS website at http://shsadvancedstudies.weebly.com.

We Have a Club on Campus Just for You!

At Sylmar Charter High School, we offer an extensive array of clubs to keep you energized, enlightened, and engaged! Click on the file below for a list of our clubs, and get involved!

Attend Today... Achieve Tomorrow!

At Sylmar Charter High School, attendance matters! We are learners today, so that we can be leaders tomorrow! We expect all students to be present at school at least 96% of the time, which translates to no more than seven absences for the entire school year! We understand that there may be times when students will need to be absent from school. Please read our attendance policy below for more information on our attendance systems.

Seniors - Our 2016-2017 Senior Attendance Policy Is Now Available!

All Class of 2017 seniors, as a condition for participating in the Graduation Ceremony, must have a record of good school attendance during their senior year. Good school attendance will be determined by the guidelines established in our Senior Attendance Incentive Program and will affect participation in the ceremony and senior activities. The Senior Attendance Incentive Program begins on the first day of school, August 16, 2016, or the first day the student enrolled into our school. All absences, both excused and unexcused, from that day forward until the end of the school year will be counted for the Senior Attendance Incentive Plan. Please click on the link for the details!

Suspension of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)

The District will be granting diplomas to 12th grade students who completed all graduation requirements except passing the CAHSEE. A new website – achieve.lausd.net/cahsee – contains detailed information and a link to an online application. Former students can also email cahsee@lausd.net or call the District’s CAHSEE hotline – 213.241.8744 or 213.241.1081 – for assistance.

LAUSD Non-Discrimination Statement

The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying. The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on actual or perceived race or ethnicity, gender/sex (including gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and pregnancy-related medical conditions) sexual orientation, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age (40 and above), genetic information, political belief or affiliation (not union related), a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation in any program or activity it conducts or to which it provides significant assistance. Please click on the headline for further information.

Senate Bill 1375 Required Title IX Notices for School Websites

Our Title IX Complaint Manager is Ms. Karen Williams, and she can be contacted at 818.833.3726 and/or kwlliams@lausd.net. Please contact the Office of Communications and Media Relations at communications@lausd.net or call 213-241-6766 to request access to or notify LAUSD about on-line information or functionality that is currently inaccessible. To file a formal grievance with the Los Angeles Unified School District, under Section 504 and Title II, please copy and paste this link to learn how: http://bit.ly/TitleIXRequiredNotices

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