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!
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Teachers use the Interim Assessment Blocks (IABs) in English/Language Arts and Mathematics throughout the school year to assess smaller bundles of content. The IABs are intended to provide teachers and students the ability to check where they are at that moment in time, and teachers can use results to determine next steps for instruction. Beginning in the 2019–2020 school year, new focused IABs will assess no more than three assessment targets to provide teachers with a more detailed understanding of student learning. Please click on the headline to access the schedule of these assessments.
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!
The Sylmar Charter High Science Tech Math Magnet opened its doors on September 13, 1994. Over the years, students, parents, and staff have come to recognize two unique elements inherent to our Magnet: (1) It is so highly successful, and it has such a sterling reputation, that it boasts a long waiting list of eager applicants. (2) Our Magnet has only had one Coordinator since its inception, and that is the irreplaceable Ms. Debbie Steinert. When you see her today, please extend your congratulations for the exceptional work she has done over the past quarter century! Click on the headline for more information!
Hey Seniors! If you have not taken your Formal Senior Portrait yet, be sure to schedule your appointment at White's Studios for -NO LATER THAN- October 25, 2019, so that you can be included in the 2020 Yearbook! For more information, please see Ms. Potrovitza in room 31 or contact her at email@example.com.
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 10.14.2019: Isaiah Morales, a senior in our School of Business, Technology and Design, is an industrious, diligent, and polite Spartan Scholar who goes above and beyond to help others at all times. Isaiah is currently taking a college course on campus two days per week, but on the other three days, he volunteers to help out in the Main Office. He has served as a teen leader at his Church, is a three-sport athlete, and has earned all A’s and B’s this year. He will be pursuing a degree in Business Administration, and aspires to become a business owner. 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 10.01.2019: 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.
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!
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