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.
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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 to access various options for providing affordable home connectivity through the District and its partners.
Due to recent developments in the global coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles Unified District schools will be closed until May 01, 2020. 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 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Each child can take home two nutritious meals. Click on the headline for additional updates!
Superintendent Beutner announced the closure of all LAUSD schools for two weeks: “Effective Monday, March 16, we will close all Los Angeles Unified public schools until May 1st while we evaluate the appropriate path forward.”
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
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.
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.
For the 2020-2021 school year, we have selected all 10-12th graders who applied, since we have enough capacity for all of those applicants. We randomly selected names for the ninth grade class, since the number of applications exceeded the number of seats for that grade level. Our charter application lottery drawing took take place on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 3:30 pm in the Library. You did not have to be present to be selected. The lottery results and waitlists were posted the following day in the Attendance Office window, and the results are attached here. Those students who are not selected were placed on a waiting list. Please note that this lottery does not apply to our Magnet program, since that process is coordinated through the District. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Victor Rodriguez, Assistant Principal, email@example.com. Click on the headline for the dates of our application timeline.
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! Click on the headline to access our brand new flyers!
Our Advanced Placement Computer Science teacher, Mr. Antonio Nunez, has just received the following notification from the College Board: Congratulations! Your school has earned the College Board's AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for attaining female student representation in AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) for 2019. Out of 20,000 institutions that offer AP courses, 818 have earned the award. Yours is one of only 639 to be recognized for achieving this important result in AP CSP.
Sylmar Charter High School has been selected to participate in the Amazon Future Engineer Program, a program that will be offered in the 2019-2020 academy year in partnership with Amazon and Edhesive. A cornerstone of this program is a new course, AP Computer Science A – Java, which helps students develop a foundational understanding in core computer science and programming concepts. Please click on the headline for additional information on this very exciting program!
Sylmar Senior High has once again made the U.S. News & World Report National Rankings. This is the third 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 2019 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!
For the Week of 03.09.2020: This week’s Spartan Scholar is Belen Meza, a 10th grader in our Math-Science Magnet. Belen is a member of our soccer team, where she plays the center back defensive position. Belen is very interested in Forensics and Marine Biology, and aspires to become a professional in one of these areas after she graduates from a top university. She is a caring, compassionate, young scholar, and we are delighted to celebrate her this week! 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 and a Sylmar limited edition tumbler. Click on the headline for a photo of this week's Scholar!
The results of the annual School Experience Survey (SES) administered during the fall of 2019 are now available. Click on the headline to access the District results, and then select "Sylmar CHS" from the drop down menu for the Sylmar Charter High School data!
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.
School for Advanced Studies Is Accepting Applications for the 2019-20 school year! Click the headline to apply!
The School for Advanced Studies (SAS) provides high-achieving and gifted students with an academic pathway that exceeds 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. Jo Duke at 818/ 833 – 5113. Non Sylmar students will need to email their Fall Semester transcripts to DonaJosepha.Duke@lausd.net or drop off the transcript in person at the Sylmar Attendance Office for the application to be considered.
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!
Parents and guardians can access information about their students (such as attendance and test scores) with the Parent Portal. You can access it via our web site. Just go to "Parents," then click on "Parent Portal Login," and off you go!
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.
The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to providing
a safe working and learning environment, free from discrimination,
harassment, intimidation and/or bullying. Federal and state law mandate that
Districts annually publish and disseminate Title IX and Section 504 and Students with Disabilities student brochures. Please click on the headline to access these brochures.
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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