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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

Sylmar Shines Again: Our Spartan Artists Were Featured at CSUN's High School Invitational!

Earlier this month, CSUN hosted the 22nd High School Invitational, which displays selected works made by students from over thirty San Fernando Valley high schools. The showcase includes a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, graphic design, illustration, and photography, among others. Under the expert guidance of our art teacher, Mr. Joshua Rohal, the exhibit featured the works of several Spartan artists, including Angelica Cortes, Erica Garcia, Victor Garcia, Alexia Huanosta, Vianey Huerta, and Giovanni Rodriguez. Some of their amazing works are shown below. Congratulations to our amazing Spartan artists!

Schedule of IABs in English/Language Arts and Mathematics

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.

Attention Seniors! Submit Your Senior Baby Pictures for the 2020 Yearbook!

Hey Seniors! (and Parents/Guardians of Seniors!) It is a timeless tradition; time to turn-in your BABY PICTURES for the 2020 Yearbook! To submit your Baby Picture, get the YEARBOOK SNAP app, OR use the ‘Community Upload’ feature under the ‘YEARBOOK’ -link on SYLMARHS.ORG, or use this link- https://wpcgo.yearbookforever.com/MgMfZ ACCESS CODE: spartans2020 Please include the Senior's Full Name and ID Number. DUE: Friday, January 31st, 2020!!! For further information, please contact Ms. Potrovitza at jxp3334@lausd.net

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!

Sylmar Shines Again! We Have Just Been Selected for the Amazon Future Engineer Program!

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!

Just Published: Sylmar Charter High School Is a Winner!

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!

Meet This Week's Spartan Scholar of the Week!

For the Week of 01.20.2020: This week’s Spartan Scholar is Clarissa Leon, an 11th grader in our Math-Science Magnet School. Clarissa is a member of our soccer squad, where she plays left wing. Clarissa also plays Volleyball, has been a member of our Academic Decathlon team, and is a member of the Advocates for Healthy Choices Club. Clarissa aspires to become a neonatal nurse, since she loves working with children and enjoys helping others. Clarissa always shows her Spartan pride in everything she does, and this why we 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!

Meet Our Perfect Attendance Scholars for December 2019!

For the Month of December 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 December 2019 are Angel Valdivia Arredondo and Gonzalo Rodriguez Negrete from our Math-Science Magnet School. The medallion can be worn during the graduation ceremony! Click on the headline for photos of this month's Scholars!

Read Our Attendance Expectations Here!

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.

Seniors - Our 2019-2020 Senior Attendance Policy Is Now Available!

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!

Please Read Our School's Policy on Food Delivery Services Here

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.

Sylmar Charter High School Has Earned the Common Sense School Badge!

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.

Presenting Sylmar Charter High School's Nominees for the LAUSD Alumni History and Hall of Fame Project!

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...

School for Advanced Studies Is Accepting Applications! Click Here to Apply!

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.

Schoology and Wifi Access Information for Our Spartan Scholars!

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!

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