Sycamore High School

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Phone:  815-899-8160
Fax:       815-899-8166

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Important Phone Numbers

Main Office: 815-899-8160
Attendance Office: 815-899-8130
Athletics Office: 815-899-8151
Guidance Office: 815-899-8144


 Best of Day

Best of Day


This is a picture of the students who received "Best of Day" awards at the IHSA Solo & Ensemble contest at Harvard High School on Saturday, March 7.



 NI Big 12 Art Contest

NI Big 12 Contest

Here is a picture of the students that attended.

Left to Right

Deonte Wilson, Bianca Garcia, Keegan Callahan (back), Sydney Goodman (front), Bethany Adamski, Molly O'Neil, Hannah Cerny (front), Anna Gosciejew, Oona Holtane (not pictured Rachel Reifsteck/attending IMEA Solo and Ensemble).


 2nd Quarter Spartan Pride

2nd Quarter Spartan Pride



IHSA Girls State Gymnastics

Team State  
Kate State  

It was absolutely awesome to see DeKalb-Sycamore Coop compete at the State level this year.  It was the first time that our coop qualified the entire team to state…they have had a few individuals in the past, Meredith Whisenhunt (Syc 2014), Anita Bell (2013), Alyssa Lopez (2011 & 2012), Jessica Morreale (2011).

The State Team in the picture includes:
Zoe Cole (Syc), Emily Javonovich, Ali Morreale, Aleah Leman, Nitsa Matarangas, Katelyn Nelson (Syc)

Coaches, Andy Morreale and Gene Margiotta

Overall our team placed 7th in the State with a team total of 142.125

Aleah Leman did advance to the finals on Saturday night in all but the balance beam.

Aleah was the STATE CHAMPION on the vault with a 9.825 (it was amazing!!) and she was the floor runner-up placing 2nd with a 9.625.  She got a 9.40 on bars (but did not place) and she also tied for 5th place in the all-around!


 DeKalb County Soil and Water Teacher of the Year

Soil and Water Teacher of the Year

Scott Horlock has been selected as this year's recipient of the DeKalb County Soil and Water Conservation District's Conservation Teacher of the Year. We would like to recognize you for your imitative in establishing an Environmental Studies class at Sycamore High School and the collaboration that you and the students of Sycamore High School showed by working with Northern Illinois University and the Union/Virgil Ditches and the East Branch of the Kishwaukee River Watershed Steering Committee. 


Scholarship Award

Annette Keca  
Annette Keca, a Sycamore High School English Teacher, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to study abroad this summer in the Philippines. The program is administered through the Center of Southeast Asian Studies and Northern Illinois University.

Ms. Keca will be in the Philippines from June 20th- July 19th. She will be exposed to programs that will enhance her knowledge on global issues, different cultures, geopolitics, language, culture and human rights. The Center of Southeast Asian Studies believes it is a priority for instructors of all levels to help convey knowledge about the world and other cultures in the classroom.

The scholarship is an all expense paid opportunity for Ms. Keca to bring a new perspective to Sycamore High School. In the summer of 2014 of Ms. Keca audited a Julius Caesar course at Oxford University in Oxford, England. She spent 5 weeks on the campus of Oxford. 

 Illinois Principal Association Kishwaukee Region
Assistant Principal of the Year
Mr. Steve Balster

Mr. Balster


SHS Distinguished Alumni
The purpose of the Sycamore High School Distinguished Alumni award is to recognize outstanding alumni of Sycamore High School who would have maintained a high standard of excellence and made a significant contribution in their fields of endeavor. This award is a tribute to our graduates who have shown exceptional personal, community, and/or professional achievements. We want to honor our outstanding alumni and believe the success of these graduates will serve as an inspiration to our current and future Sycamore High School students.  Congratulations to the following recipients:
2014 Inductees:     
 Pete Johnson  John Holtz Marilyn Stromborg  
Pete Johnson  John Holtz  Marilyn Stromborg

 2013 Inductees:
 Yvonne Johnson  Gary Seegers  David Juday
 Yvonne Johnson Gary Seegers
 David Juday 



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