News and Announcements

African American Parent Empowerment Summit

Join us for fun, learning, and entertainment!
January 26,2019 9:00a.m.- 2:00p.m.
Robert A. Millikan Middle School 5041 Sunnyslope Ave. Sherman Oaks,CA 91424
•Special Keynote Speaker, •Pre K-College Workshops and Resources for parents,
educators,students,and community members, •Student performances, •Black student forum, •Breakfast, lunch, and child care provided
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Santa's Coming to Sylmar on Friday, December 14, 2018!

Santa is coming to Sylmar Charter High School! Come and have fun on the last day of school! Join EduCare in their Santa’s Coming to Sylmar Event. This event will take place next Friday, December 14 during lunch time and after school in the small Gym! Take a polaroid photo with Santa Claus, make Christmas cards and bracelets for your family or friends, and watch The Nightmare Before Christmas movie. There will be free cookies, hot chocolate, and popcorn. You must have an EduCare form on file to attend. Don’t miss out on this free and fun event!
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A Brand New Attendance Incentive Program: Pancakes from Myke's Cafe!

In an effort to promote great student attendance, here is another opportunity for our Spartan Scholars! Scholars who attend school on December 14, 2018, and on January 07, 2019, will be entered into a drawing to receive free pancakes from Myke's Café in Pacoima! We appreciate our exceptional PSA Counselor, Ms. Ellen Hiller, for coordinating this wonderful new program!
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Attendance Matters! Announcing the Next Round of Rams Ticket Winners!

Attendance really does matter! And here is more evidence to support this claim! As part of the District's Attendance Incentive Plan, eight lucky winners were selected by the Central Office to win a pair of tickets to the Rams-49ers game at the Coliseum on Sunday, December 30, 2018! The lucky winners were selected based on two possible metrics: improved attendance and perfect attendance. The winners are: Angel Martinez, Christopher Calderon, Geremy Reynoso-Lucero, Gisselle Jimenez, Izabella Ledesma, Jose Del Toro, Noah Tovar, and Zaden Rojo. Click on the headline for photos of the lucky winners!
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The 2018-2019 School Experience Survey Window Is Open!

Last year our participation rate for parents and guardians completing the School Experience Survey was 48%. While we appreciate the parents who took the time to provide their feedback last year, our goal for this year is 100% participation. Remember- 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.

El año pasado, nuestra tasa de participación para padres y tutores que completaron la Encuesta de Experiencia Escolar era 48%. Apreciamos a los padres que tomaron el tiempo de brindar sus comentarios el año pasado, y nuestra meta para este año es una participación del 100%. Recuerde que 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.
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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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Sylmar Charter High Shines Again! In 2017 and 2018, We Earned a Silver Medal from U.S. News & World Report!

The U.S. News & World Report has released its annual ranking of the best public high schools in the United States.  These rankings include data on more than 20,500 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 in 2017 and 2018!
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Meet This Week's Spartan Scholar of the Week!

For the Week of 12.10.2018: Ricky Jaime will be graduating this coming spring as an honors scholar athlete. Ricky is enrolled in four Honors courses this fall, all while being a leader on the court as the Basketball and Volleyball Team captain. As his fellow teammates look up to him to bring home victories, Ricky has shown how hard work leads to success on and off the court, academically and athletically. Ricky has a winning personality and has shown how dedication can lead to prosperity in life. As a Spartan, Ricky is a fine example of resilience. 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 November 2018!

For the Month of November 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 November 2018 are Vilma Aguirre and Leilani Alvarenga from our Leadership, Arts, and Media 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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