LAUSD's New Vaccination Policy

In order to reduce transmission and ensure students can remain on campus in the safest possible environment and receive the best education possible, Los Angeles Unified School District is now requiring all students who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination to be fully vaccinated by Monday, January 10, 2022, unless they have a qualified exemption. Proof of vaccination must be uploaded to the Daily Pass. You can read additional details by clicking on "Read full story" or the headline. ... Para reducir la transmisión y garantizar que los estudiantes puedan permanecer en el campus en el entorno más seguro posible y recibir la mejor educación posible, el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles ahora exige que todos los estudiantes que son elegibles para la vacuna COVID-19 estén completamente vacunados antes del lunes, 10 de enero de 2022, a menos que tengan una exención calificada. El comprobante de vacunación debe cargarse en el Pase diario. Puede leer detalles adicionales haciendo clic en "Leer la historia completa" o en el título.

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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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LAUSD's New Vaccination Policy

In order to reduce transmission and ensure students can remain on campus in the safest possible environment and receive the best education possible, Los Angeles Unified School District is now requiring all students who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination to be fully vaccinated by Monday, January 10, 2022, unless they have a qualified exemption. Proof of vaccination must be uploaded to the Daily Pass. You can read additional details by clicking on "Read full story" or the headline. ... Para reducir la transmisión y garantizar que los estudiantes puedan permanecer en el campus en el entorno más seguro posible y recibir la mejor educación posible, el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles ahora exige que todos los estudiantes que son elegibles para la vacuna COVID-19 estén completamente vacunados antes del lunes, 10 de enero de 2022, a menos que tengan una exención calificada. El comprobante de vacunación debe cargarse en el Pase diario. Puede leer detalles adicionales haciendo clic en "Leer la historia completa" o en el título.
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Free COVID Vaccines for Students! Dose 2 on September 22!

Interim Superintendent Reilly recently announced the launch of Los Angeles Unified’s vaccination program for students 12 and older at schools much like we are already doing with COVID-19 testing. We have and continue to commit to extraordinary safety measures and standards to protect the health and safety of the school community. As part of our efforts to reduce the risk to students and employees, mobile vaccination teams will be visiting each middle and high school on a predetermined schedule to administer free doses of the vaccine to eligible students. The mobile vaccination teams was on our campus on September 01, 2021, for dose 1 and will be back on September 22, 2021, for dose 2. ... La Superintendente Interina Reilly anunció recientemente el lanzamiento del programa de vacunación del Distrito Unificado de Los Ángeles para estudiantes de 12 años o más en las escuelas, como ya lo estamos haciendo con las pruebas COVID-19. Hemos adoptado y seguimos adoptando medidas y estándares de seguridad extraordinarios para proteger la salud y la seguridad de la comunidad escolar. Como parte de nuestros esfuerzos para reducir el riesgo para los estudiantes y empleados, los equipos móviles de vacunación visitarán cada escuela secundaria y preparatoria en un horario predeterminado para administrar dosis gratuitas de la vacuna a los estudiantes elegibles. Los equipos móviles de vacunación estuvieron en nuestro plantel escolar el 01 de septiembre para la dosis 1 y y regresarán el 22 de septiembre para la dosis 2.
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Zone of Choice Parent Orientations

The Zone of Choice application window is from October 01, 2021 through November 12, 2021. The Zone of Choice Office will be providing parent orientations via Zoom webinars. They will review the online application process for enrollment in during the 2022-2023 school year. They will show parents how to access information about our school and how to complete an online application. They will host four sessions in English and four in Spanish, as shown below. ... La ventana de solicitud de Zone of Choice es desde el 1 de octubre de 2021 hasta el 12 de noviembre de 2021. La Oficina de Zone of Choice ofrecerá orientaciones para los padres a través de los seminarios web de Zoom. Revisarán el proceso de solicitud en línea para la inscripción durante el año escolar 2022-2023. Les mostrarán a los padres cómo acceder a información sobre nuestra escuela y cómo completar una solicitud en línea. Serán sede de cuatro sesiones en inglés y cuatro en español, como se muestra a continuación.
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The Magnet and Affiliated Charter Applications Open on October 1st

The 2022-2023 on-time application period for Magnet and Affiliated Charter is from October 01, 2021 through November 12, 2021. Click on the headline to access the application portal! The Choices Support Line is available from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The telephone numbers are (213) 241-4177 and (877) 462-4798. The e-mail for general questions is applyforschools@lausd.net. El período de solicitud a tiempo 2022-2023 para Magnet y Charter Afiliado es desde el 1 de octubre de 2020 hasta el 12 de noviembre de 2021. ¡Haga clic en el título para acceder al portal de solicitud! La línea de asistencia de Choices está disponible de 8:00 am a 5:00 pm, de lunes a viernes. Los números de teléfono son (213) 241-4177 y (877) 462-4798. El correo electrónico para preguntas generales es applyforschools@lausd.net.
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Spartan Scholar of the Week!

Spartan Scholar for the Week of 09.20.2021: Belen Meza, a Senior in our Magnet School, is the Captain of our Girls’ Varsity Soccer team. She plays the defensive center position for the squad. In addition to being an exceptional athlete, she is also a driven scholar. She has taken multiple Honors and AP courses over the years. She aspires to attend a UC school in the Fall, and plans on becoming an elementary school teacher. She has a heart for educating young minds! We are so proud of you, Belen! For this honor, our scholar will be recognized on the marquee and on the home page of our web site all week. In addition, our scholar has received a special medallion for this distinction. Congratulations to our Spartan Scholar!
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Star Staff of the Week!

Star Staff for the week of 09.20.2021, as submitted by Mr. Antonio Nuñez: I would like to recognize Ms. Laura Tracy for Spartan Staff of the week. I have known and spoken with her for several years about several topics related to not only teaching and the profession, but also on creating a better learning environment for our students. Ms. Tracy is an ardent advocate for our students and you can always learn some interesting facts from her related to various aspects of teaching. Thank you for your years of service at Sylmar, Ms. Tracy.
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Virtual Back to School Night Videos

On Thursday, September 02, 2021, we hosted our Virtual Back to School Night. Our teachers prepared brief digital presentations to share important information to families including course information and expectations for student success. Please click on the headline to access the link to the teacher's pages. ... El jueves 02 de septiembre de 2021, organizamos nuestra Noche Virtual de Regreso a Clases. Nuestros maestros prepararon breves presentaciones digitales para compartir información importante con las familias, incluida la información del curso y las expectativas para el éxito de los estudiantes. Haga clic en el título para acceder al enlace a las páginas del profesor.
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Grade Changes for School Year 2020-2021 (AB 104)

Were you a high school student in 2020-2021? If you were, you or your parent may apply for one of more of your letter grades for a course taken in 2020-2021 to be changed to a Pass or No Pass on your transcripts. Please click on the headline to access the Grade Change Form. The deadline to submit Grade Change Application Form to our school is Friday, October 01. For more information, you may contact Mr. Wright, Principal, rodney.wright@lausd.net, or visit https://achieve.lausd.net/ab104. ... ¿Fue estudiante de preparatoria en 2020-2021? Si fue así, usted o sus padres pueden solicitar una o más de sus calificaciones con letras para un curso tomado en 2020-2021 para que se cambie a Aprobado o No Aprobado en sus expedientes académicos. Haga clic en el titular para acceder al Formulario de Cambio de Calificación. La fecha límite para enviar el formulario de solicitud de cambio de grado a nuestra escuela es el viernes, 01 de octubre de 2021. Para obtener más información, puede comunicarse con el Sr. Wright, Director, rodney.wright@lausd.net, o visitar https://achieve.lausd.net/ab104.
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EduCare's Exciting Programs!

EduCare is now offering free live programming for our Spartan Scholars. These programs contain academic, enrichment, and physical components. Every student must have a Registration Form on file. Click on the headline to access registration forms, access to our programs, and additional information regarding our services! ... EduCare ahora ofrece programación en vivo gratuita para nuestros Eruditos Espartanos. Estos programas contienen componentes académicos, de enriquecimiento y físicos. Cada estudiante debe tener un formulario de registro en el archivo. Haga clic en el título para acceder a los formularios de registro, acceder a nuestros programas e información adicional sobre nuestros servicios.
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Back to Better and COVID Protocols

For Fall 2021, the Los Angeles Unified School District will 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. Masks must be worn indoors and outdoors, and students and staff must adhere to all safety protocols. Please click on the headline to access additional information on our safety protocols. ... Para el otoño de 2021, el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles ofrecerá programación instructiva en persona de día completo a todos los estudiantes, cinco días a la semana, en todos sus campus, todo ello manteniendo 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. Las máscaras deben usarse en interiores y exteriores, y los estudiantes y el personal deben cumplir con todos los protocolos de seguridad. Haga clic en el título para acceder a información adicional sobre nuestros protocolos de seguridad.
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COVID Testing

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! ... 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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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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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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Sylmar Esports is recruiting for Fall 2021 teams!

Are you interested in getting CIF Scholarships and representing your school in competitive video games? Join the team and join the fun! Tryouts for Smash Bros Ultimate and Rocket League teams are coming quickly. Smash Ultimate Tryouts (1v1, BO3, Double Elim Tournament): 9/2 3:30PM in Room 65 Rocket League Tryouts (1v1, BO3, Single Elim Tournament): 9/9 3:30PM in Room 65 Sign-up links available inside!
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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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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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California Online Voter Registration

In 2012, the Secretary of State launched California’s online voter registration application, which allows schools to provide students with the opportunity to register to vote online. Assembly Bill 113 allows 16- and 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote. Pre-registrants are automatically converted to registered voters on their 18th birthday. In March 2017, pre-registration was made available through California’s online voter registration application, further expanding access to pre-registration. Please click on the headline to access the online voter registration application. ... En 2012, el Secretario de Estado lanzó la solicitud de registro de votantes en línea de California, que permite a las escuelas brindar a los estudiantes la oportunidad de registrarse para votar en línea. El Proyecto de Ley 113 de la Asamblea permite que los jóvenes de 16 y 17 años se preinscriban para votar. Los preinscritos se convierten automáticamente en votantes registrados cuando cumplen 18 años. En marzo de 2017, la preinscripción estuvo disponible a través de la solicitud de inscripción de votantes en línea de California, lo que amplió aún más el acceso a la preinscripción. Haga clic en el título para acceder a la solicitud de registro de votantes en línea.
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Senior Attendance Policy

All Class of 2022 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 16, 2021, 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. In the interest of health and safety, please note that any COVID-related absences will not be counted towards the maximum number of absences as delineated in this policy. Please click on the link for the details! ... Todos los estudiantes de último año de la Clase 2022, como condición para participar en las actividades de los estudiantes de último año y la ceremonia de graduación, deben tener un historial de buena asistencia a la escuela durante su último año. La buena asistencia escolar será determinada por las pautas establecidas en nuestro Programa de Incentivo de Asistencia para Personas Mayores y afectará la participación en la ceremonia y las actividades de las personas mayores. El Programa de Incentivo de Asistencia para Personas Mayores comienza el primer día de clases, el 16 de agosto de 2021, o el primer día que el estudiante se inscribe en nuestra escuela. Todas las ausencias, tanto justificadas como injustificadas, desde ese día en adelante hasta el final del año escolar se contarán para el Plan de Incentivo de Asistencia para los Estudiantes de último año. En aras de la salud y la seguridad, tenga en cuenta que las ausencias relacionadas con COVID no se contarán para el número máximo de ausencias como se describe en esta política. Haga clic en el enlace para ver los detalles.
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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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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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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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