White’s Studios will be on campus Wednesday, September 13, 2017 and on Thursday, September 14, 2017, to photograph students and staff. The photographs will be used for the student and staff IDs, student picture packages, and the yearbook. English/Language Arts teachers will escort their students to Spartan Hall at the time scheduled on the attached matrix. Dress nicely, as these pictures will appear in the yearbook and on student IDs. Please click on the headline to access the schedule and the order form.
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Fourteen Tuesdays throughout the 2017-2018 school year, our teachers will participate in Professional Development sessions. Click on the headline to see those dates, as well as all other early dismissal dates!
Today, U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of the best public high schools in the United States. These rankings include data on more than 22,000 public high schools in fifty states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Sylmar Charter High earned a silver medal!
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!
For the Week of 09.18.2017: Yictzel Ibarra, a 12th grader in our Math-Science-Technology Magnet School, is a vibrant, energetic young lady. She is gracious and always willing to go that extra mile. She is all about school spirit and a true Spartan! Congratulations, Yictzel! 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 photos of this week's Scholar!
For the Month of August 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 August 2017 are James Camboni and Helanie Videla 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 meal at Marie Callender's Bakery, 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!
For the Month of August 2017: It is with a sense of great pride that we honor the eighty nine (89) Sylmar Family members who had perfect attendance for last month! Click on the headline to access the file and see all of our honorees!
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.
Update as of 09.03.2017: The attached file summarizes our current attendance data. Included in these data are several exciting analytics, so please take a moment and review our data!
Parents and guardians can access information about their students (such as attendance and test scores) with the new LAUSD PASSport. You can access it via our web site. Just go to "Parents," then click on "PASSport Login," and off you go!
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!
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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.
All Class of 2018 seniors, as a condition for participating in Senior Activities and 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 15, 2017, 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!
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.
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