Weekly Messenger, September 4

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 4

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

Wednesday, September 5

  • MAP Testing: 7th Grade Mathematics
  • 7th and 8th Grade Math Tutoring | 3:00-4:30 PM

Thursday, September 6

  • Builder’s Club Meeting | 7:35 AM
  • MAP Testing: 6th Grade Mathematics and 8th Grade Mathematics
  • Art Club Meeting | 3:10-4:00 PM
  • 8th Grade Volleyball (Home) | 4:00 PM
  • 7th Grade Volleyball @ Rochelle | 4:00 PM

Friday, September 7

  • MAP Testing: Fall Make-ups
  • PTO Dance | 7:00-9:00 PM


Do you love art? You can join art club! Information is available outside the Art room or outside the nurse’s office. The first day of Art Club is Thursday, September 6 from 3:10-4:00 PM; it will take place every other Thursday. You need to register online by clicking here.

The Sycamore Middle School Run-a-thon is underway! The actual event will take place on Wednesday, September 12. For more information or additional pledge sheets, click here.

Are you available to work the water station during a grade level shift of the Run-a-thon on Wednesday, September 12? We would love to have you join us! 8th Grade will run from 8:30-10:30 AM; 7th Grade from 10:30 AM-12:45 PM; and 6th grade from 12:50-3:00 PM. If you can help during one of those times, please contact Pam Nelson at pnelson@syc427.org or Sandy Pritchett at spritche@syc427.org to sign-up.

The first PTO Dance of the year for Sycamore Middle School students will be this Friday, September 7, from 7:00PM-9:00PM. Doors will close promptly at 7:30PM, and students are asked to stay the entire time. Pizza and other snacks will be available for sale during the event. The cost is $5.00 with a student ID, $10.00 without. Replacement IDs can be purchased in the main office through Friday morning.

If you are interested in donating treats or chaperoning please use this link.

Did you purchase an activity pass for your student? Please have your student come to the main office to have their ID punched.

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.

The Sycamore School District has set their 2018-2019 Early Childhood Screening Dates. They are from 8:30AM-2:30PM on the following days: September 21, 2018, October 19, 2018, November 16, 2018, January 18, 2019, and February 15, 2019. Screening appointments are scheduled every 30 min. For further information or to schedule an appointment contact Marijo Schwartz, South Prairie Elementary, (815)-899-8299.

If you don’t have enough to eat, the Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Pantry can help. The Northern Illinois Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry will be open at West School (240 Fair Street) on Friday, September 21 from 3:30-5:30PM. Food will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Please bring your own bags or boxes.