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Sylmar Charter High Shines Again! We Earned a Silver Medal from U.S. News & World Report!

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!
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Meet This Week's Spartan Scholars of the Week!

For the Week of 06.05.2017: Alfredo Mendoza will be graduating this week, and he has been involved in Sylmar activities since his freshman year, including ASB. Alfredo has shown how perseverance and dedication can lead to success in the classroom. He is polite, generous, and honest, attributes that will lead to success. He is well deserving of the Spartan Scholar of the Week award. Frank Garcia has earned the prestigious high honors graduation status. He works diligently in and out of the classroom to maintain success. As an officer in the Science Club, his goal was to inform students of science in the real world. He will be attending University of California at San Diego as a mechanical engineering major this fall. Frank is very personable and well respected by the faculty, a characteristic of a true Spartan Scholar of the Week. For this honor, our scholars' names and photos will be placed on the marquee and on the home page of our web site all week. In addition, our scholars have 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 Scholars!
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Meet Our Perfect Attendance Scholars for May 2017!

For the Month of May 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 May 2017 are Desiree Madrigal and Alejandro Hernandez from our Math-Science-Technology Magnet School. 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!
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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.
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