Weekly Messenger, October 15

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 15

  • Destiny Field Trip
  • SMS News Team | 7:35-8:00 AM & 3:10-4:30 PM
  • Boys Basketball Tryouts | 3:00PM-5:30PM
  • Dance Team Tryouts | 3:15PM-4:45PM
  • Cheerleading Team Tryout Practice | 3:15PM-5:30PM
  • Jazz Strings Rehearsal | 6:00PM-7:00PM

Tuesday, October 16

  • SMS News Team | 7:35-8:00 AM & 3:10-4:30 PM
  • Spartan Singer Auditions | 7:30AM-8:10AM
  • Boys Basketball Tryouts | 3:00PM-5:30PM
  • Dance Team Tryouts | 3:15PM-4:45PM
  • Cheerleading Team Tryout Practice | 3:15PM-5:30PM

Wednesday, October 17

  • Spartan Singer Auditions | 7:30AM-8:10AM
  • Newspaper Club | 3:00PM-3:45PM
  • 7th and 8th Grade Math Tutoring | 3:00PM-4:30PM
  • Sci-Fi Club Meeting | 3:00PM-5:00PM
  • Boys Basketball Tryouts | 3:00PM-5:30PM
  • Cheerleading Team Tryouts | 3:15PM-5:30PM

Thursday, October 18

  • Builders Club Meeting | 7:35AM
  • All School Recognition Point Activity
  • 6th Grade Art Club Meeting | 3:10PM-4:00PM
  • Dance Team Tryouts | 3:15PM-4:45PM

Friday, October 19

  • Spartan Singer Auditions | 7:30AM-8:10AM
  • Student Council Meeting | 7:35AM
  • Last Day to Turn in Box Tops for Competition

Saturday, October 20

  • No Saturday School


If you are interested in signing up to assist with the PTO luncheon on Wednesday, October 17, please click here.

One winning homeroom per grade level will receive an ice cream party for collecting the most box tops. Dig out those box tops and turn them into your homeroom teacher by Friday, October 19.

Sycamore Middle School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week next week with several activities throughout the week. Daily announcements, a homeroom door decorating contest, and spirit days are just a few of the events planned by our Student Support Service Team. Here are the following spirit days:

  • Monday Oct 22 Winner’s Don’t Do Drugs Wear your favorite team hoodie/jersey
  • Tuesday Oct 23 Peace out to Drugs Wear your best Tie Dye
  • Wednesday Oct 24 Lei Off Drugs Wear your best Hawaiian Gear
  • Thursday Oct 25 Use your head, Wear Red Wear Red

As a reminder, Sycamore Schools will have an Institute next Friday, October 26 and a Vacation Day on Monday, October 29. Students will not attend school on these days.

The Pumpkin Fest Run is just around the corner! We are organizing a group of SMS volunteers to assist with the race and cheer on participants. For those of you who need to do community service hours, this is a great way to earn some time, and it’s a lot of fun!!! If you would like to help out on race day which is Sunday, October 28, please see Mrs. Nelson for more details or sign-up in the office.

Yearbooks ordered now through October 31 are only $25! Reserve yours now by logging onto www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter the code 16551.

Spartan Singers is an auditioned, extracurricular choral ensemble for select 6th, 7th, and 8th grade singers. Auditions for Spartan Singers will be before school on Tuesday, October 16, Wednesday, October 17, and Friday, October 19 from 7:30-8:10 AM. Please see Mr. Kowalski with any questions or if you need to arrange for a different tryout time.

The 46th annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market, hosted by the Sycamore Music Boosters and partnering with Heartland Bank, is part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival weekend October 27 & 28. This is a main fundraiser for the Music Boosters and will be held at the Sycamore High School Fieldhouse, Saturday, October 27 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday, October 28 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. There are close to 200 vendors featuring a wide variety of quality crafts, handmade wood products, specialty items such as wool products, candles, spices, candies, antiques, ceramics and much more. Craft & Treasures Market admission fees are: Adults $2.00; Senior Citizens $1.00; Students Kindergarten – 12th grade $1.00; children under 5 free. Please visit our web site at: www.sycamoremusicboosters.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for additional information.