Our College Fair will be taking place this Friday, April 20, 2018 during Periods 2, 3, and 4. In addition, the fair is open to all students during lunch. Hope to see you there! Click on the headline for a list of representatives!
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In an ongoing effort to promote student attendance, we are rolling out another attendance incentive program! All students are invited to join PSA Counselors Ms. Lemus and Ms. Luna on Friday, April 13 during lunch in the quad to win FREE Dodger tickets! To enter, students will write why "Attendance Matters" to them. Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball (K4DB) will be sponsoring an all-inclusive game day experience for 45 students. Our students will receive a free Dodgers shirt, transportation, and ITFDB alarm clock! Thank you all for helping to foster a collaborative environment as we continue to ensure all LAUSD students are enrolled, attending, engaged, and on-track to graduate!
In an concerted effort to create the most optimal SBAC testing schedule for our students, the Local School Leadership Council (LSLC) has approved block schedules on the testing dates. Please click on the headline to view these special schedules!
We launched the Attendance Challenge for Friday, March 23 and Tuesday, April 03, which are dates that will be tracked by our Local District, in hopes of winning the $5,000 allocation for the highest attendance rate. We randomly selected ten students to win a custom Sylmar sports bag, a Sylmar lanyard, and an In-N-Out gift card. Congratulations to the following students for winning and for attending both days! they are: Naomi Aguilar, John Bryant, Christopher Chavez, Milagros Alvarado, Daniel Bautista, Alejandro Casillas, Joshua Giron, Christian Macias, Jesus Mendez, and Jennifer Montepeque. Congratulations, Spartan Scholars!
Sylmar Charter High School is proud to announce that Mr. Cerone Woods has been named the Head Coach of the Spartan Football Program! Coach Woods is a long-time football coach in both high school and college programs. Please, come join us in Spartan Hall on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm to welcome the newest member to the Spartan Family. We will serve coffee and tea along with any sweet treat contributions offered by you, our Sylmar Family, to share with our new football coaching staff and Spartan friends. Please click on the headline to read his bio!
During the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking Broadway smash hit RENT, Sylmar Charter High School is proud to announce this year’s spring musical. “RENT is about hope. It’s about family. It’s about love, and struggle, and pain and making your voice heard,” said Stagecraft teacher Christian Pine. The performances will be on Wednesday, May 2 at 3:30pm, Thursday, May 3, and Friday, May 4 at 7:00pm in Spartan Hall. Click on the headline for the exciting details!
For the Week of 04.16.2018: This week’s Spartan Scholar of the Week is Alvaro Carranza, a 12th grader in our Leadership, Arts and Media Academy. Alvaro has been accepted into several prestigious universities, including Cal Poly Pomona, CSUN, and SDSU. He will be attending UC Davis, where he will major in Aerospace Engineering. He has always been fascinated by aeronautics, and this interest has developed into a life-long passion. He is a dedicated, industrious, ambitious young man, and an excellent Spartan Scholar! 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 candy bar, and a free meal from Marie Callender’s Bakery. Click on the headline for a photo of this week's Scholar!
For the Month of March 2018: 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 March 2018 are Alex Nunez and Erick Garcia-Duarte from our Diverse Learning Academy. For this honor, they will receive several great prizes: a $10 gift card for In-N-Out Burger, 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!
It is imperative that you come to school on time and ready to learn every day. Each Spartan Scholar is expected to be in school for 96% of the time. This means that you must attend 173 days of the 180 school days. If you are absent for fifteen or more days, then you are considered to be "chronically absent." Click on the headline for more information on our attendance policies.
Do you want to connect to our school's Wi-Fi network or Schoology? There is no need to use up your phone's data, since you can connect to our Wi-Fi for free. Also, Schoology makes catching up on your grades and assignments as simpe as possible. Click on the headline for the instructions!
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!
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. For more information, please click on the headline to access the application. Feel free to contact Ms. Diana Delgado at (818) 833 – 3713, or visit the SAS website at http://shsadvancedstudies.weebly.com.
Update as of 04.03.2018: 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!
The LAUSD Board of Education has approved the instructional calendars for the next three school years. click on the headline to access these calendars, which are are presented in two different styles: by month and as a graphic. Both options display the same information, but in different ways.
Charter Permit Applications will be available at www.sylmar.org beginning on the first Monday of April of each year. Applications must be submitted to the Attendance Office by 3:30 PM on the first Monday in May. Siblings need to submit separate applications. Space is limited. Should the number of applications exceed spaces available, a lottery will be held on May 15 at 1:30 PM in the Library. Families do NOT need to be present at the lottery. Families will be contacted via email with lottery results. Acceptance letters will be emailed by May 31. Click here for the Charter Permit enrollment process!
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!
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