News and Announcements

It's Time for Dodger Baseball! And a New Attendance Incentive!

In an ongoing effort to promote student attendance, we are rolling out another attendance incentive program! All students are invited to join PSA Counselors Ms. Lemus and Ms. Luna on Friday, April 13 during lunch in the quad to win FREE Dodger tickets! To enter, students will write why "Attendance Matters" to them. Kids 4 Dodgers Baseball (K4DB) will be sponsoring an all-inclusive game day experience for 45 students. Our students will receive a free Dodgers shirt, transportation, and ITFDB alarm clock! Thank you all for helping to foster a collaborative environment as we continue to ensure all LAUSD students are enrolled, attending, engaged, and on-track to graduate!
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Announcing the March 2018 Attendance Challenge Winners!

We launched the Attendance Challenge for Friday, March 23 and Tuesday, April 03, which are dates that will be tracked by our Local District, in hopes of winning the $5,000 allocation for the highest attendance rate. We randomly selected ten students to win a custom Sylmar sports bag, a Sylmar lanyard, and an In-N-Out gift card. Congratulations to the following students for winning and for attending both days! they are: Naomi Aguilar, John Bryant, Christopher Chavez, Milagros Alvarado, Daniel Bautista, Alejandro Casillas, Joshua Giron, Christian Macias, Jesus Mendez, and Jennifer Montepeque. Congratulations, Spartan Scholars!
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Introducing Our New Head Football Coach!

Sylmar Charter High School is proud to announce that Mr. Cerone Woods has been named the Head Coach of the Spartan Football Program! Coach Woods is a long-time football coach in both high school and college programs. Please, come join us in Spartan Hall on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm to welcome the newest member to the Spartan Family. We will serve coffee and tea along with any sweet treat contributions offered by you, our Sylmar Family, to share with our new football coaching staff and Spartan friends. Please click on the headline to read his bio!
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We Are proud to Announce This Year's Spring Musical, "RENT"!

During the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking Broadway smash hit RENT, Sylmar Charter High School is proud to announce this year’s spring musical. “RENT is about hope. It’s about family. It’s about love, and struggle, and pain and making your voice heard,” said Stagecraft teacher Christian Pine. The performances will be on Wednesday, May 2 at 3:30pm, Thursday, May 3, and Friday, May 4 at 7:00pm in Spartan Hall. Click on the headline for the exciting details!
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Meet This Week's Spartan Scholar of the Week!

For the Week of 04.23.2018: This week’s Spartan Scholar of the Week is Chris Rivas Castaneda, a 12th grader in our School of Business, Technology and Design. Chris has been accepted into several prestigious universities: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, UC Berkley, UC Santa Barbara, UC Irvine, and UCLA. Chris has declared a Neurosciences major, and aspires to become a neurosurgeon. Chris is also a scholar-athlete, having played football for our school, and is currently a member of our Math Club. He works for Youth Emblem, which helps immigrant students with their finances and academics. For all you do, this week is for you! 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 Spartan mini-football, and a free meal from Marie Callender’s Bakery. Click on the headline for a photo of this week's Scholar!
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Meet Our Perfect Attendance Scholars for March 2018!

For the Month of March 2018: 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 March 2018 are Alex Nunez and Erick Garcia-Duarte from our Diverse Learning Academy. 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!
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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 fifteen or more days, then you are considered to be "chronically absent." Click on the headline for more information on our attendance policies.
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Sylmar Charter High Shines Again! We Earned a Silver Medal from U.S. News & World Report!

Today, U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of the best public high schools in the United States.  These rankings include data on more than 22,000 public high schools in fifty states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.   Sylmar Charter High earned a silver medal!
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