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Spring Break 2014 is from April 14th through April 18th!
Summer School at Sylmar starts June 16th and ends July 18th.
Student hours are from 8:00 am - 1:30pm, and includes a 30 minute lunch break. You can enroll in two classes, and each class is five credits. This core wavier summer school is for currently enrolled Sylmar Students. For more information, please contact your student's counselor.
Fall Semester starts August 11, 2014
Registration for
12th graders is Friday Aug 1st.
11th graders is Monday Aug. 4th.
10th graders is Tuesday Aug 5th.
Incoming 9th graders is Wednesday Aug 6th.
Presenting our new API score... 709! We went up 32 points from last year!
Congratulations to our Sensational Spartan Scholars and our Superb Sylmar Staff!
Testing Fact Sheet, Timeline, and Bell Schedules for the 2013-2014 School Year
The attached Testing Fact Sheet delienates the timeline for the examinations that our students take throughout the school year, including the upcoming Spring exams. You will note that we will have a special bell schedule on May 21 and May 23. This special schedule will have periods 1-4, then lunch, then 5-6. This special schedule cultivates an optimal testing environment, and is most conducive to the needs of our students.
Our ASB President Presented at the District Symposium on March 19, 2014!
This afternoon, our Associated Student Body (ASB) President, Alissa Renteria, presented our Attendance Improvement Action Plan during the ASB Presidents’ Symposium at Van Nuys High School. All of the high schools throughout LAUSD were invited to attend this forum, wherein select schools presented their action plans. The cavernous auditorium served as the venue for this symposium, and seated in the audience were ASB Advisors, ASB Representatives, and LAUSD dignitaries. Under the expert guidance of our ASB Advisor, Mr. Matthew Melancon, Alissa presented the attached presentation, and she did so in an exciting and compelling manner.
Saluting Our Fall 2013 Spartan Scholars: The Principal's Honor Roll Ceremony!
It is with great pride that we announce the recipients of the highly prestigious Fall 2013 Principal's Honor Roll! These 276 scholars earned grade point averages of 3.600 or higher, with no marks of “D,” “F,” or “U” on their final report cards. Mr. Lee will be addressing these scholars and their families during the Principal's Honor Roll Assembly, which is scheduled for 6:00 PM on Thursday, February 13, 2014, in Spartan Hall. All students, parents, and staff are cordially invited to attend this gala event! During the Principal's Honor Roll Assembly, each student will be awarded an honor roll medallion, a certificate signed by Mr. Lee, and a certificate for a meal at Marie Callendar’s Restaurant. The list of honored recipients is now posted along our Hall of Scholars in the Main Building. Congratulations, Spartan Scholars! We salute you!
Presenting Our Perfectly Punctual Pupils!
From the entire month of March 2014, we had 616 students with perfect attendance! This represents 30% of our entire student body! The list of honorees is posted on our Wall of Fame inside the Main Office. This portion of the Wall of Fame is referred to as the "Perfectly Punctual Pupils" section. This month's raffle winners will receive a certificate for a free cheeseburger, fries, and a slice of pie from Marie Callender's Restaurant!
Univision Interviewed Our College Summit Students on February 18, 2014!
On the morning of Tuesday, February 18, 2014, Univision was on the Sylmar High School campus to interview nine of our Spartan Scholars on the benefits of our College Summit Program. This program is coordinated by our College Summit teacher, Ms. Laurie Kornblau, and by our College Counselor, Ms. Angela Jimenez. The interviews were shown on live TV. Way to go, Spartan Scholars!
Enrollment Process for Sylmar High School
If you live in the Sylmar area, you are in the new North Valley Zone of Choice. To enroll in our school, you will and need to fill out a Zone of Choice application. Feel free to stop by Sylmar High's Welcome Center so that we can help you with the application process, or click on this section so that you learn more about the process.
The 2013-2014 Final Examination Schedule is Now Available!
The 2013-2014 Final Examination Schedule was approved by School Site Council on October 23, 2013. Please click on the link to see the schedule for both semesters.
“I’M IN” to Perfect Attendance: More than $33,000 in Prizes Up for Grabs for LAUSD Students Who Attend School
For the second year in a row, the District is hosting the LAUSD “I’M IN” School Attendance Challenge. Starting November 2013, and going through April 2014, students can say “I’M IN” by coming on time every school day and staying all day, to qualify for a drawing of monthly prizes including iTunes® gift cards, amusement park passes, movie tickets and restaurant gift cards. The grand prizes of seven iPad® minis will be held in May.
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