Weekly Update – May 13

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 13

  • MAP TESTING: Make-ups
  • News Team | 7:35AM-8:00AM and 3:10PM-4:30PM
  • SMS Choir Concert @ Sycamore High School Auditorium | 7:30PM

Tuesday, May 14

  • MAP TESTING: Make-ups
  • News Team | 7:35AM-8:00AM and 3:10PM-4:30PM
  • Yearbook Club Meeting | 3:00PM-4:15PM
  • Peer Pals Meeting | 3:10PM-4:10PM
  • Board of Education Meeting @ Life School | 7:00PM

Wednesday, May 15

  • MAP TESTING: Make-ups
  • 7th and 8th Grade Math Tutoring | 3:00PM-4:30PM
  • Spartan Food Pantry @ West Elementary School | 4:30PM-6:30PM

Thursday, May 16

  • MAP TESTING: Make-ups
  • Builders Club Meeting | 7:35AM
  • Safety Drill

Friday, May 17

  • MAP TESTING: Make-ups
  • Student Council | 7:30AM
  • IESA State Track Finals @ East Peoria | Noon
  • Chess Club | 3:00PM-4:00PM
  • Sci-Fi Club Field Trip | 4:45PM-11:00PM

Saturday, May 18

  • IESA State Track Finals @ East Peoria | 9:00AM

Announcements

ATTENTION PARENTS OF 7TH GRADERS

We are currently looking for 7th grade parents to chaperone the 8th grade dance on Wednesday, May 29. If you are interested in helping, please contact Sandy Pritchett by emailing at spritche@syc427.org.

FRESHMAN ORIENTATION SET

Attention parents of 8th grade students: The 2019-2020 Freshman Orientation date has been scheduled for Thursday, August 8 at 6:30PM. The orientation will run for approximately 2 hours. More details will be forthcoming from Sycamore High School as the start of school approaches.

ALICE DRILL THIS WEEK

As part of our yearly planned drills, this Thursday morning is the planned Intruder Drill for our school. These drills are done in conjunction with our District Safety Team and the Sycamore Police Department. At our scheduled time, we will conduct our drill in accordance with the training that we have given our students and staff.

SPARTAN FOOD PANTRY

The Spartan Food Pantry located at West Elementary School is open this Wednesday, May 15, from 4:30PM-6:30PM. The Pantry is open to any family that has a student attending a Sycamore School. Just bring a photo ID.

The pantry is a choice-pantry that offers frozen foods (burgers, chicken tenders, other meats), fresh produce, dairy products, canned goods, snacks, treats, and much more. Families can come to the pantry every time it is open and choose what items they would or would not like to take. The next one is May 29.

YEARBOOK SALES – IN SCHOOL ONLY

Yearbooks must now be purchased in the Main Office. The cost is $30; you may pay by cash or check made out to Sycamore Middle School. Yearbooks will be distributed on the last day of school. Quantities are limited.

SCHOOL TOOL BOXES – ON SALE NOW

School Tool Boxes for the 2019-2020 school year are on sale now! Log on to: www.schooltoolbox.com and look for Sycamore Middle School. Each grade level box has all the essential items for next year, all conveniently delivered right to your door for one low price.

2018-2019 SCHOOL CALENDAR UPDATES

The last day of school will be Thursday, May 30. Students will be dismissed at 11:00AM.