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For Fall 2021, the Los Angeles Unified School District will plan to offer full day in-person instructional programming to all students, five days a week, on all of its campuses – all while maintaining the highest standards of safety. High school students will be on campus 5 days a week for a full schedule of in-person instruction. Beyond the Bell programs will provide after school programming from the end of the school day to 6:00 pm. Please click on "Read full story" or the headline to access a presentation with additional information. ... Para el otoño de 2021, el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles planeará ofrecer programación instructiva en persona de día completo a todos los estudiantes, cinco días a la semana, en todos sus campus, todo mientras se mantienen los más altos estándares de seguridad. Los estudiantes de secundaria estarán en el campus 5 días a la semana para un horario completo de instrucción en persona. Los programas Beyond the Bell proporcionarán programación después de la escuela desde el final del día escolar hasta las 6:00 pm. Haga clic en "Leer la historia completa" o en el título para acceder a una presentación con información adicional.

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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!

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Back to Better

For Fall 2021, the Los Angeles Unified School District will plan to offer full day in-person instructional programming to all students, five days a week, on all of its campuses – all while maintaining the highest standards of safety. High school students will be on campus 5 days a week for a full schedule of in-person instruction. Beyond the Bell programs will provide after school programming from the end of the school day to 6:00 pm. Please click on "Read full story" or the headline to access a presentation with additional information. ... Para el otoño de 2021, el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles planeará ofrecer programación instructiva en persona de día completo a todos los estudiantes, cinco días a la semana, en todos sus campus, todo mientras se mantienen los más altos estándares de seguridad. Los estudiantes de secundaria estarán en el campus 5 días a la semana para un horario completo de instrucción en persona. Los programas Beyond the Bell proporcionarán programación después de la escuela desde el final del día escolar hasta las 6:00 pm. Haga clic en "Leer la historia completa" o en el título para acceder a una presentación con información adicional.
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Summertime Food Services

Food Services will be providing breakfast and lunch at Sylmar Charter High School and many other LAUSD locations in the Northeast Valley. The dates are June 14 to July 30, and the times are from 9:30 am to 10:30 am, Monday-Friday. Please click on the headline to access the flyer for details and participating locations in our local District. ... Food Services ofrecerá desayuno y almuerzo en Sylmar Charter High School y en muchas otras ubicaciones del LAUSD en el noreste del valle. Las fechas son del 14 de junio al 30 de julio, y el horario es de 9:30 am a 10:30 am, de lunes a viernes. Haga clic en el titular para acceder al folleto para obtener detalles y ubicaciones participantes en nuestro distrito local.
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Graduation 2021

Congratulations "Forever 21," Class of 2021! It was my great pleasure to celebrate the Class of 2021 yesterday evening. Our live stream recording of last night’s ceremony has already had over 3,200 views. Our Virtual Graduation ceremony premiered today. You can access the video links to both recordings by clicking on the headline or the "Read full story" button below. ... ¡Felicitaciones "Forever 21," la Clase de 2021! Fue un gran placer para mí celebrar la promoción de 2021 ayer por la noche. Nuestra grabación en vivo de la ceremonia de anoche ya ha tenido más de 3,200 visualizaciones. Nuestra ceremonia de graduación virtual se estrenó hoy. Puede acceder a los enlaces de video a ambas grabaciones haciendo clic en el título o en el botón "Leer la historia completa" a continuación.
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2021-2022 Athletic Interest Survey

Our scholar-athletes pursue victory with honor at all times. We recognize that our athletic program is an integral part of our school community, and that it complements the academic mission which is central to the life of our school. We are committed to pursuing victory with honor. If you are interested in participating in any athletic team, please click on the headline to access the survey link. ... Nuestros estudiantes-atletas buscan la victoria con honor en todo momento. Reconocemos que nuestro programa deportivo es una parte integral de nuestra comunidad escolar y que complementa la misión académica que es fundamental para la vida de nuestra escuela. Estamos comprometidos a buscar la victoria con honor. Si está interesado en participar en cualquier equipo atlético, haga clic en el título para acceder al enlace de la encuesta.
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COVID Testing

Our school's hours of operation on school days are from 7:45 am until 3:30 pm. Please access the Daily Pass portal online at dailypass.lausd.net. Using the daily pass helps to avoid crowds forming at entrances due to delayed interactions caused by taking time to respond to the screening questions. Please click on the headline to access additional information, links, and a special video created by one of our Spartan Scholars! ... El horario de atención de nuestra escuela durante los días escolares es de 7:45 am a 3:30 pm. Acceda al portal Daily Pass en línea en dailypass.lausd.net. El uso del pase diario ayuda a evitar la formación de multitudes en las entradas debido a interacciones demoradas causadas por tomarse el tiempo para responder a las preguntas de detección. ¡Haga clic en el titular para acceder a información adicional, enlaces y un video especial creado por uno de nuestros Eruditos Spartanos!
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Spartan Scholar of the Week!

Spartan Scholar for the Week of 06.07.2021: As a member of our school's inaugural SAS class of 2017, Matthew Lee demonstrated academic achievement throughout his tenure at Sylmar Charter High School. Having played on the school's volleyball and basketball teams, Matthew thoroughly enjoyed his time at Sylmar. He is grateful to all his teachers, all of whom provided a strong educational experience. Earning a weighted GPA that exceeds 4.0, Matthew earned admission to several schools, including UC Davis, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, the University of Arizona, and Arizona State. Ultimately, Matthew has decided to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo to study Business. Matthew wishes to thank not only his teachers, but all the support staff who have guided him these past four years. Congratulations, Matthew! For this honor, our scholar's name will be placed on the marquee and on the home page of our web site all week. In addition, our scholar has earned a prestigious Schoology badge for this honor!
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Star Staff of the Week!

Star Staff for the week of 06.07.2021, as submitted by Ms. Eugenia Bonilla: There are many wonderful friends and excellent coworkers at this school, and I feel so sad I can only choose one of them. However, I cannot let Mr. Danny Nunez go without recognizing his contribution to our school. I've known Mr. Nunez since he was a young Special Education Assistant, not too long ago, and he has always showed his interest in helping our students achieve their goals, not matter the circumstances. He is a very resourceful, skillful math teacher with a keen vision that all students can learn when are motivated and supported. He is a wonderful role model for our Hispanic community. I am sure he will be very successful in whichever adventure he undertakes. Thank you for all you have done for our school, Mr. Nunez!
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Five Straight Years as a U.S. News & World Report Winner!

Sylmar Senior High has once again made the U.S. News & World Report National Rankings. This is the fifth 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 2021 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!
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Seal of Biliteracy Honors

This year, 121 Senior Scholars earned the Seal of Biliteracy Honors!  The LAUSD and California Sate Seals of Biliteracy recognize high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing one or more languages in addition to English. Please click on the headline for more information! ... ¡Este año, 121 estudiantes en el grado 12 obtuvieron el Sello de Honores de Alfabetización Bilingüe! El LAUSD y los sellos estatales de alfabetización bilingüe de California reconocen a los graduados de la escuela secundaria que han alcanzado un alto nivel de competencia en hablar, leer y escribir en uno o más idiomas además del inglés. Haga clic en el título para obtener más información.
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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! Click on the headline to access our brand new flyers!
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District Resources for Students and Families!

From Our Superintendent, Mr. Austin Beutner: "I hope this finds you and your family safe and well. The doors may not be open at school facilities as we start the year but the opportunity to learn must be there for all students. Learning happens when students and teachers are connected and our efforts, whether online or at school, are to make sure we provide students with the best possible education. The impact of COVID-19 requires us to take different approaches and put forth extraordinary efforts, we are committed to both." Click on the headline to access several resources!
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Parent Resources Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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. Click on the headline to access the link to make an appointment for the District’s COVID-19 Testing Program. 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. Click on the headline to access the link to make an appointment for the District’s COVID-19 Testing Program.
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Need Schoology or Parent Portal Assistance?

Students and parents, if you need help logging into Schoology or the Parent Portal, please click on the headline or "Read Full Story" for links to tutorials. These tutorials will also help you access the many features in these applications. In addition, if you need help accessing your Student ID, e-mail address, or PIN code, please contact the school and we will help you. Estudiantes y padres, si necesitan ayuda para iniciar una sesión en Schoology o en el Portal para Padres, haga clic en el título o en "Leer Historia Completa" para obtener enlaces a tutoriales. Estos tutoriales también le ayudarán a acceder a las numerosas funciones de estas aplicaciones. Además, si necesita ayuda para acceder la Identificación Estudiantil, su dirección de correo electrónico, o su código PIN, comuníquese con la escuela y lo ayudaremos.
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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.
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EduCare's Exciting Virtual Programs!

EduCare is now offering free live virtual programming for our Spartan Scholars. These programs contain academic, enrichment, and physical components. Every student must have a new 2020-2021 Registration Form on file. Click on the headline to access registration forms, access to our programs, and additional information regarding our services!
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We Have Earned the College Board's AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award!

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.
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We Have Been Selected for the Amazon Future Engineer Program!

Sylmar Charter High School has been selected to participate in the Amazon Future Engineer Program 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!
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Summer Reading for Spartan Nation

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. ... Vea los resultados de una encuesta reciente de una comunidad vecina. Agradecemos al personal de La Canada High School por permitirnos publicar esta lista de su reciente encuesta comunitaria.
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We Earned the Common Sense School Badge!

Our school has earned the Common Sense School Badge through June 2021! 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.
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School for Advanced Studies Is Accepting Applications!

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.
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Schoology and Wi-Fi Access Information

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 simple as possible. Click on the headline for the instructions!
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Log In to the Parent Portal!

Parents and guardians can access information about their students (such as attendance and test scores) with the Parent Portal via our web site. Just go to "Parents," then click on "Parent Portal Login," and off you go! Click on the headline for links to get you started! Los padres y tutores pueden acceder información sobre sus estudiantes (como asistencia y puntajes de exámenes) con el Portal para Padres ("Parent Portal") a través de nuestro sitio web. Simplemente vaya a "Parents", luego haga clic en "Parent Portal Login", ¡y listo! ¡Haga clic en el título para ver los enlaces para comenzar!
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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.
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Title IX, Section 504, and Students with Disabilities Student Brochures

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.
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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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Senate Bill 1375 Required Title IX Notices for School Websites

Our Title IX Complaint Managers are Ms. Susan De La Pena and Mr. Derek Martin. They can be contacted via email at susan.delapena@lausd.net and/or dem6483@lausd.net, respectively. Please contact the Office of Communications and Media Relations at communications@lausd.net or call 213-241-6766 to request access to or notify LAUSD about on-line information or functionality that is currently inaccessible. To file a formal grievance with the Los Angeles Unified School District, under Section 504 and Title II, please copy and paste this link to learn how: http://bit.ly/TitleIXRequiredNotices
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