Weekly Update – August 26

Upcoming Events

Monday, August 26

  • 8th Grade Volleyball @ Huntley Middle School (DeKalb) | 4:00 PM
  • 7th Grade Volleyball – Home | 4:00 PM

Tuesday, August 27

  • MAP Testing
  • Yearbook Applications Due by 3:00 PM
  • Guitar Lessons Information | 7:30-8:00 AM
  • 8th Grade Volleyball – Home | 4:00 PM
  • 7th Grade Volleyball @ Belvidere Central | 4:00 PM
  • Board of Education meeting @ SMS | 7:00 PM

Wednesday, August 28

  • MAP Testing
  • Sci Fi Club | 3:00-5:00 PM

Thursday, August 29

  • Theme Thursday – Tie Dye
  • MAP Testing
  • 8th Grade Volleyball @ Belvidere South | 4:00 PM
  • 7th Grade Volleyball – Home | 4:00 PM
  • 8th Grade Football – Home | 4:30 PM
  • 7th Grade Football @ Thompson Middle School (St. Charles) | 4:30 PM
  • Cross Country @ Plano | 4:30 PM

Monday, September 2

  • No School – Labor Day



Parents can check the balance on the student’s food account by visiting My School Bucks. This site also show what type of purchase was made. If you need to add money to your student’s account, you need to go the Web Store or have your student bring a check or cash to school. They can give the money directly to the cafeteria workers.


The Yearbook Club is looking for dedicated, organized, creative, enthusiastic students who are willing to work as part of the yearbook staff! If you are interested in photography, writing, or design, please see Mrs. Del Fiacco in room 423 to fill out an application or get more information. Applications are due on Tuesday, August 27.


Speaking of yearbooks… Yes, the school year has just started, but you can order your yearbook now and save money. The cost for a yearbook is $25 through October 31. Go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter the code 16551.


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

STAY TUNED (Guitar Lessons)

If you are interested in free guitar lessons please see Mr. Peterson in the Commons at 7:30-8:00 AM on Tuesday, August 27 for information.


Are you interested in signing up for Art Club? This year the 6th grade Art Club will meet on the first Thursday of every month. 7th and 8th grade Art Club will meet on the third Thursday of every month. Art Club starts in September, and you do need to register your child online.


6th grade students and new, out-of-state students to Sycamore Middle School are required to have a physical on file with the school nurse no later than 8:15 AM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. If records have not been received by this date, students will not be allowed to remain in school until these records have been returned to the school nurse. For additional information, please visit our Health Requirements, Physical Exams, and Immunizations webpage.


The first dance is Friday, September 13 at 7:00-9:00 PM. Students must arrive by 7:30 PM. The success of our PTO Dances depends on parents volunteering to chaperone and parents donating treats that kids can purchase at the dance. Please visit the Sign Up to indicate how you can help.