Here Is Our School Materials Collection Process, Timeline, and Appointment Schedule!

It is now time to close out the school year, which means collecting the textbooks, cleaning out your PE locker, collecting school-issued musical instruments, and issuing Caps and Gowns for our graduating Seniors. In accordance with Public Health guidelines, we ask that you wear a facial covering and maintain physical distancing of six feet at all times. Properly masked Sylmar staff will be actively supervising all procedures. Please click on the headline or on the "Read Full Story" button to access dates and times. Finish Spartan Strong!

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Spartan Scholar Art on Display at the Local District Northeast Arts and Lit Fest Exhibit!

Spartan Scholar Art on Display at the Local District Northeast Arts and Lit Fest Exhibit!

Spartan Scholar Art on Display at the Local District Northeast Arts and Lit Fest Exhibit!

Spartan Scholar Art on Display at the Local District Northeast Arts and Lit Fest Exhibit!

We celebrate along with KTLA.  Go, Spartans!

We celebrate along with KTLA. Go, Spartans!

We celebrate along with KTLA. Go, Spartans!

We celebrate along with KTLA. Go, Spartans!

We celebrate along with KTLA. Go, Spartans!

We celebrate along with KTLA. Go, Spartans!

Our Floriculture Students Display Their Creative Side!

Floriculture Fun!

Our Auto Technology Lab in Action!

Our Auto Technology Lab in Action!

Our Award-Winning Magnet!

Girls Build LA Volunteering at the Children's Hunger Fund in Sylmar!

Girls Build LA Volunteering at the Children's Hunger Fund in Sylmar!
Girls Build LA Volunteering at the Children's Hunger Fund in Sylmar!

Our Awesome Cheer Team!

Enrique Cantarero Honored at the 45th Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner!

The French Club's Mardi Gras Gala Event!!

The French Club's Mardi Gras Gala Event!!

Our Boys' and Girls' Wrestling Teams Competed in the City Championship!

Our Boys' and Girls' Wrestling Teams Competed in the City Championship!

Principal's Honor Roll Ceremony - The Senior Class!

Principal's Honor Roll Ceremony - The Junior Class!

Principal's Honor Roll Ceremony - The Sophomore Class!

Principal's Honor Roll Ceremony - The Freshman Class!

Luncheon in Celebration of Counselor Appreciation Week!

Boys' Wrestling - Dual Champions!

Varsity Soccer... Scholar Athletes!
Sylmar Spartan 2019 Soccer Team
Sylmar Spartan 2019 Soccer Team
Sylmar Spartan 2019 Soccer Team
Sylmar Spartan 2019 Soccer Team
Sylmar Spartan 2019 Soccer Team

Our Festive Marching Band Celebrating the Holiday Season!

SCHS Girls Build Club Holiday gift exchange luncheon

SCHS Girls Build Club Holiday gift exchange luncheon

STEAM Ahead club members explore book making in the library

STEAM Ahead club members explore book making in the library
STEAM Ahead club members explore book making in the library

We stand with Saugus against Gun Violence

2019 Wrestling team

Floriculture Experts!

Our Annual Thanksgiving Feast!

Our Annual Thanksgiving Feast!

Our Fall Play:  Alicia in Wonder Tierra

Día de los Muertos Celebration – November 01, 2019
Día de los Muertos Celebration – November 01, 2019
Students Visited the School Library to Celebrate Their Right to Read, and to Investigate Book Banning in the United States.

NASA Pioneers Visited Our Transportation Lab!

Girls Build LA volunteering at LAVC College Fest
Girls Build LA volunteering at City Hall for the Congress of Neighborhood Councils

Attendance Matters Day - September 18, 2019

Attendance Matters Day - September 18, 2019
Silver Anniversary of Our Magnet School!

Latin-American Independence Day 2019!

Principal's Honor Roll Ceremony on September 12, 2019

Sylmar Volleyball Tournament

Mr. List's Horticulture Workshop!

Sylmar Cheer!

Sylmar Cheer!

Award-Winning Wrestlers!

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

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.

Spartan Nation ... Your Future Starts Here!

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

Here Is Our School Materials Collection Process, Timeline, and Appointment Schedule!

It is now time to close out the school year, which means collecting the textbooks, cleaning out your PE locker, collecting school-issued musical instruments, and issuing Caps and Gowns for our graduating Seniors. In accordance with Public Health guidelines, we ask that you wear a facial covering and maintain physical distancing of six feet at all times. Properly masked Sylmar staff will be actively supervising all procedures. Please click on the headline or on the "Read Full Story" button to access dates and times. Finish Spartan Strong!

Read Our Class of 2020 Graduation and Closing Procedures!

Please click on the headline to access a summary of closing activities, Graduation and Celebratory Car Parade. We have included the pertinent Los Angeles County Department of Health Guidelines as well. As more information becomes available and preparations are finalized, this documented will be updated. It is our goal to celebrate our graduates’ achievements as elaborately as possible while following the public health guidelines to ensure the safe participation of families and staff. The safe, active participation of students, staff and families will allow us to share in the joy of highlighting this milestone in the lives of our Spartan Grads.

Senior News, Lawns Signs, and Refunds for Senior Packages

Updated 5/11/2020- Class of 2020 Seniors! There are two important announcements for you. Firstly, we want to celebrate with you for all your hard work and dedication for the last 12 years. As a way to honor you all, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from 9 am to 12 am, a beautiful lawn sign will be handed out to the Class of 2020 members from Spartan Drive. Please come by to receive your gift. It will be a drive through distribution of your gift. We will deliver the sign directly to your car and follow appropriate social distancing protocols. Secondly, we will begin to mail home refunds for senior package cancelled events and items undelivered starting the week of May 18. If there are any questions, please email our Financial Manager, Agnes Rabino at agnes.rabino@lausd.net. Thank you.

Survey for Students Interested in Cheer!

Are you hoping to be apart of the 2020-2021 SCHS Cheer program? Click on the headline to access the form for those who are interested in the 2020-2021 season. Please fill out and submit the entire form. All information submitted is completely confidential and will only be viewed by coaching staff. Coach Martinez and Coach Rochelle look forward to hearing from you!

Survey for Students Interested in Football!

Coach Williams is requesting that you respond to the survey below so he can ensure that he has your contact information to begin preparations for the fall season. We will also be offering a Period 6 Football Class for the Fall semester. Please complete the form below and remember- spring final grades determine eligibility for the fall season, so finish #SpartanStrong! Click on the headline or the "Read Full Story" button to access the form!

Introducing Our New Head Football Coach, Mr. Evander Williams!

While we are not sure what the fall athletics season will bring, we are approaching it with an attitude of optimism and preparation. It is with great enthusiasm that I welcome our new Varsity Football Coach, Mr. Evander Williams, to the Spartan Nation. Coach Williams is no stranger to Sylmar athletics as he served as an assistant coach for our Boys’ Volleyball program this season.
Coach Williams brings a complement of experiences as a high school and collegiate football player, football coach, athletic trainer, and mentor. He currently teaches Health Science and Medical Technology at Sylmar Biotech Health Academy Magnet. You can access his full bio by clicking on the headline!

EduCare Is Offering Exciting Virtual Programs for Our Spartan Scholars!

EduCare is now offering free pre recorded virtual programming for our Spartan Scholars. These programs contain academic, enrichment, and physical components. EduCare offers tutoring, fitness, dance, DJ, and music clubs. Every Monday we will upload a 20 minute video for each program. You can access these videos on our website at educarefoundation.com. Thank you, and take care Spartans! Click on the headline for additional details!

Parent Center Resources Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic and School Closures

Our Parent Center is here to support our families. Please click on the headline to access a variety of resources to help us cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and the school closures. Nuestro Centro de Padres está aquí para apoyar a nuestras familias. Haga clic en el título para acceder a una variedad de recursos que nos ayudarán a enfrentar la pandemia de COVID-19 y el cierre de escuelas.

Our Teacher Office Hours to Support Distance Learning

In an effort to support our students during this period of distance learning, our teachers will be holding Office Hours each week. Please click on the headline for a table that details this information. En un esfuerzo por apoyar a nuestros estudiantes durante este período de aprendizaje a distancia, nuestros maestros tendrán Horas de Oficina cada semana. Haga clic en el título para ver una tabla que detalla esta información.

Internet Access Resources for Families

The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to providing the resources students, families and others needed to help teaching and learning continue during the COVID-19 crisis. Please click on the headline if you are not able to get WiFi through any other internet provider.

COVID-19 Update: School Closure for the Rest of the 2019-2020 School Year

On April 13, 2020, Superintendent Beutner announced the closure of all LAUSD schools for the rest of the school year.

All of the instructional packets that our teachers prepared for online distance learning can be accessed via Schoology or via this Google Drive link: https://tinyurl.com/SCHSwork. In addition, digital packets are available via the "Students" tab on this site. Finally, hard copies of the student packets were prepared and distributed to students on Friday, March 13, 2020.

We will continue to do our best to keep you informed. Facts and circumstances may change quickly so we encourage you to check the district website (lausd.net) regularly. You can also access updates via Twitter @AustinLASchools or call the District hotline at (213) 443-1300.

Additionally, you may access a variety of resources and guidelines on our web site ("School and District Updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)" to ensure the health and well-being of our students and families.

This site contains valuable information on steps we can take to protect ourselves form the coronavirus: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

LAUSD Schools Closed for the Rest of the 2019-2020 School Year; Sylmar Charter High School Is a Grab & Go Food Center!

Due to recent developments in the global coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles Unified District schools will be closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. The District has opened over sixty Grab & Go Food Centers, including our school site, giving families sites where they can pick up food for their children. These Grab & Go Food Centers will be staffed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Each child can take home two nutritious meals. Click on the headline for additional updates!

School and District Updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We know that you may have questions regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The District has created a website with information in English and Spanish. The site is https://achieve.lausd.net/latestnews. If you click on the headline, you will be have access to several resources, including updates from our Principal, Mr. Wright. Also, the District has established a COVID-19 hotline at 213-443-1300. This line is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.

School Closure Instructional Packets

All of the Instructional packets are available as PDF files. In addition, all of these instructional packets can also be accessed via Schoology or via this Google Drive link: https://tinyurl.com/SCHSwork. If you are having difficulty viewing these files, please email your teacher using Schoology for clarification. If you are having issues with resetting Schoology, go to "Email Activation" within the "Students" tab and follow the steps. In addition, student packets were prepared and distributed to students on Friday, March 13, 2020.

Just Published: Sylmar Charter High School Is a 2020 Winner!

Sylmar Senior High has once again made the U.S. News & World Report National Rankings. This is the fourth consecutive year in which our school has earned this distinction. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation, and how well they prepare students for college. Only the top 40% of schools earned eligibility to display a U.S. News Best High Schools 2020 badge. U.S. News “Best” badges are widely recognized as symbols of excellence in U.S. education. Please click on the headline for more details!

Spartan Scholars! It's Time to Pre-Order Your 2020 Yearbook!

Spartan Nation! This will be a year to remember! Get your Sylmar CHS Yearbook, now $65. Pre-ordering is ONLY available online though our school website! Click the blue YEARBOOK tab on the left, or find YEARBOOK under the STUDENTS tab. Also, please keep contributing YOUR photos through the COMMUNITY UPLOAD feature under the same tabs.

What Spartan Nation is Currently Reading

With many of us at home attempting to help flatten the curve, what are you reading? Check out the results from a recent survey of a neighboring community. We are grateful to the staff at La Canada High School for allowing us to post this list from their recent community survey.

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