Weekly Messenger, September 24

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 24

  • 8th Grade Volleyball @ Belvidere Central | 4:00PM
  • 8th Grade Football @ St. Charles Thompson | 4:15PM
  • 7th Grade Volleyball (Home) | 4:00PM
  • 7th Grade Football (Home) | 4:15PM

Tuesday, September 25

  • Yearbook Club Meeting | 3:00PM-4:15PM
  • Peer Pals | 3:10-4:10PM
  • 8th Grade Volleyball (Home) | 4:00PM
  • 7th Grade Volleyball @ Belvidere South | 4:00PM
  • Cross Country Meet @ Sandwich | 4:15PM

Wednesday, September 26

  • Newspaper Club Meeting | 3:00PM-3:45PM
  • 7th and 8th Grade Math Tutoring | 3:00PM-4:30PM

Thursday, September 27

  • Builders Club Meeting | 7:35AM
  • 8th Grade Boys Basketball Info Meeting | 7:50AM
  • 8th Grade Volleyball @ Rochelle | 4:00PM
  • 8th Grade Football @ Belvidere South | 4:00PM
  • 7th Grade Volleyball (Home) | 4:00PM
  • 7th Grade Football (Home) | 4:00PM

Friday, September 28

  • Run-a-thon Donations are Due!
  • Picture Retakes

Saturday, September 29

  • Saturday School | 8:00AM-11:00AM
  • NCJC Cross Country Meet-Home (Sycamore High School) | 9:00AM


Picture retakes will take place on Friday, September 28 during the period when your grade has study hall and music classes. If you need a form, please check the rack next to the nurse’s office. Please make sure to bring the original set of pictures with you to turn in before your retake.

Are you interested in helping out our PTO with the Box Top program? For more information or to volunteer, please contact Sandy Pritchett at spritche@syc427.org

All Run-a-thon monies and pledge sheets should be returned to the main office in an envelope with student name, grade, and Run-a-thon team name during the week of September 24-28. Friday, September 28 will be your last day to turn in donations in order to be eligible for prizes.

Attention 7th & 8th Graders: There will be an informational meeting about Dance Team on Thursday, October 4 at 7:45 AM. Mark your calendars!!!

7th and 8th grade boys who are interested in trying out for basketball, there will be informational meetings coming up.

  • 8th Grade on Thursday, September 27 at 7:50 AM in the 8th Grade ELA
  • 7th grade on Tuesday, October 2 at 7:50 AM in the 7th Grade ELA

The SMS jazz band is getting ready to start another awesome year! We are looking for students who play guitar, bass, piano, drum set, saxophone, trumpet, and trombone. Auditions will take place on Monday, October 8, and the audition music is available in the band room. Audition sign-ups will take place this week. If you have questions, contact Mr. Goodman, jazz band director, or talk to Mr. Mertens in the band room.

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

Helping out the environment just got easier. Sycamore Middle School along with Crayola Colorcycle will be collecting markers to be recycled. Bring in your used markers (any brand) and place them in the box in the commons. We will be collecting markers now until Friday, September 28.