Girls Build LA and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez would like to invite all students and all staff to our City Clean Up on November 16 at 8:30 am. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Seniors who are in need of Service Learning hours will be asked to volunteer two hours for the city clean up and two hours for the Booster Club Pancake Breakfast to fulfill their service learning requirement. They will be required to sign-in and sign-out with Ms. Luna and will receive their verification of hours after the event. Thank you to everyone for your support!
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The results of the School Experience Survey are used by our team to make decisions around staff training, school improvement policies/practices, and allocation of resources. We are anxious to hear what you have to say in order to make Sylmar Charter High School the best that it can be! To access the online surveys, please click on the headline, and it will direct you to the survey's links.
Los resultados de la Encuesta serán utilizados para tomar decisiones sobre la capacitación del personal, las pólizas/prácticas para mejorar a la escuela, y la asignación de recursos. ¡Estamos ansiosos por escuchar lo que tiene que decir para hacer que Sylmar Charter High School sea lo mejor que puede ser! Para acceder a las encuestas en línea, haga clic en el titular, que lo dirigirá a los enlaces de la encuesta.
The 2020-21 Choices application is now live! The on-time application period is from October 01, 2019 through November 15, 2019. Click on the headline to access our Magnet and Affiliated Charter applications!
Loosely based on Alice in Wonderland, with a touch of The Wizard of Oz, the amazing adventures of young Alicia take her on a journey from a Mexican curio shop to an understanding of her national heritage. After tripping over some Mexican pottery, Alicia whirls off on a mystical journey to the Aztec temple to find the Pottery Maker who knows what becomes of the souls which have become trapped in Mexican vases. En route, she meets an armadillo, a Day of the Dead sugar skull, a soul brother cactus man, and the Tree of Heads in this delightful adventure fantasy.
The Fall 2019 Final Examination Schedule has been released. Click on the headline to review this schedule!
The results of the annual School Experience Survey (SES) administered during the fall of 2018 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!
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!
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!
For the Week of 11.11.2019: Nathaniel Hernandez is currently enrolled in 4 Honors and AP classes. He is a candidate for graduation with honors this spring. Nate is highly ambitious and will be looking to attend University of California campus next fall, majoring in the sciences. Nate strives for excellence in all of his classes and is an example for his peers as well as freshman on this campus. His aspirations of becoming an engineer are on the verge of becoming reality. As Spartan of the Week, Nate is an example for students to follow. 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 meal at Marie Callender’s Bakery, and a Spartan mini-football. Click on the headline for a photo of this week's Scholar!
For the Month of September 2019: 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 September 2019 are Kenneth Cuellar Arias and Alma Delgado from the School of Business, Technology and Design. 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!
For the Month of September 2019: It is with a sense of great pride that we honor the 85 Sylmar Family members who had perfect attendance last month! Click on the headline to access the file and see all of our honorees!
Update as of 11.01.2019: 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!
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.
All Class of 2020 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 20, 2019, 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!
For safety reasons, food delivery services such as Grub Hub, Uber Eats, and Post Mates, are not allowed to be received on campus. Students, please do not order from these vendors as they will be turned away and the school will not be responsible for any loss of money for not following this policy. Thank you for your cooperation.
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.
It is with a great sense of pride that we unveil the nominees for the Sylmar Charter High School Alumni History and Hall of Fame Project. This project is dedicated to preserving the incredible contributions of our alumni. So take a few minutes, peruse the attached list, and take a stroll down memory lane. Perhaps the next great scientist, educator, athlete, mathematician, or scholar is in our midst right now, and will be featured in future editions of our Hall of Fame...
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!
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.
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