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September Celebrations!
September Celebrations!
September Celebrations!
September Celebrations!

September Celebrations!

Telemundo Live at Sylmar CHS at 5am
Telemundo Live at Sylmar CHS at 5am
Telemundo Live at Sylmar CHS at 5am
Telemundo Live at Sylmar CHS at 5am
Telemundo Live at Sylmar CHS at 5am
Telemundo Live at Sylmar CHS at 5am
Telemundo Live at Sylmar CHS at 5am

Telemundo Live at Sylmar CHS at 5am

Telemundo Live at Sylmar CHS at 5am, Football team

Varsity Cheer

JV Football

Attendance Matters! Campaign

Attendance Matters! Campaign

Attendance Matters! Campaign

Attendance Matters! Campaign

Attendance Matters! Campaign

Attendance Matters! Campaign

Attendance Matters! Campaign

Attendance Matters! Campaign

Football vs El Camino Real
Football vs El Camino Real

Football vs El Camino Real

Staff Members at the first home football game 8/24/18
Staff Members at the first home football game 8/24/18
Staff Members at the first home football game 8/24/18
Staff Members at the first home football game 8/24/18
Staff Members at the first home football game 8/24/18
Staff Members at the first home football game 8/24/18

Back to School Week Attendance Prizes!

Back to School Week Attendance Prizes!

Our Parent Center in Action!

Our Parent Center in Action!

Prom at the Autry Museum of the American West

CSUN Field Trip

Attendance Incentive Winners at Dodger Stadium! #dodgerslovela #k4db

Our students raise and lower the U.S. flag each day

Nice job by our horticulture students!

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.

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Welcome to Sylmar Charter High School!  As a Community of Learners, Your Future Starts Here!

 

Proud Recipient of the 2017 and 2018 Silver Medals, Issued by U.S. News & World Report for Being One of America’s Best High Schools! 

 

The Silver Distinction Is Earned by Only 11% of All Public High Schools in the Nation! 

 
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

School Safety Campaign: Celebrate the Joy of Walking during Walk to School Month!

The School Safety Campaign is geared toward creating a culture that prioritizes safety, with an emphasis on safety for students who walk and bike to school! Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for students ages 5 to 14 years old. October is Walk-tober, and we are celebrating each school day throughout the month of October. Click on the headline for additional information!

Sylmar Charter High Shines Again! In 2017 and 2018, We Earned a Silver Medal from U.S. News & World Report!

The U.S. News & World Report has released its annual ranking of the best public high schools in the United States.  These rankings include data on more than 20,500 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 in 2017 and 2018!

Sylmar Charter High School Has Earned the Common Sense School Badge!

Our school has earned the Common Sense School Badge through June 2020! Common Sense Schools are committed to deep implementation of the Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Earning the Common Sense School badge is a symbol of our school's dedication to helping students think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. Feel free to explore the Common Sense Media's resources at at www.commonsense.org. We support a healthy school culture wherein our whole community is invested in helping kids thrive as digital learners and citizens.

Meet This Week's Spartan Scholar of the Week!

For the Week of 09.17.18: The Spartan Scholar of the Week is Gisselle Perez, a 12th grader in our School of Business, Technology and Design. Giselle works with the counselors, and her excellent has exceeded all expectations. She also makes certain that the flags are folded correctly, raised, and lowered each day. She is a champion, and a true 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 Spartan mini-football, and a free meal from Marie Callender’s Bakery. Click on the headline for a photo of this week's Scholar!

Meet Our Perfect Attendance Scholars for August 2018!

For the Month of August 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 August 2018 are Rolando Rodriguez and Justyce Mims 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 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!

Read Our Attendance Expectations Here!

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 sixteen or more days, then you are considered to be "chronically absent." Click on the headline for more information on our attendance policies.

Schoology and Wifi Access Information for Our Spartan Scholars!

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!

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!

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. 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.

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!

Sylmar High School Became Sylmar Charter High School on July 01, 2016!

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!

Seniors - Our 2018-2019 Senior Attendance Policy Is Now Available!

All Class of 2019 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 14, 2018, 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!

Notification of Planned Asbestos Abatement Work at Sylmar Charter High School

An asbestos abatement response action is scheduled to be performed at our school. The Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) requires that school staff and parents or legal guardians of students be notified of asbestos abatement work. This work will be performed by certified asbestos abatement workers in a manner that ensures all environmental and safety regulations are observed. The work areas will be posted with asbestos danger signs, as well as be isolated from other areas of the building(s). Please click on the headline for additional information.

Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, students, employees and communities. Suicide prevention involves the collective efforts of families/caregivers, the school community, mental health practitioners, local community organizations, and related professionals to reduce the incidence of suicide through education, awareness, and services. School personnel are instrumental in helping students and their families by identifying students at-risk and linking them to school and community mental health resources. Click on the headline to access important resources.

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.

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