Congratulations to our Illinois State Scholars!
For the second straight year, Sycamore High School has the highest total number of Illinois State Scholars in our conference and the highest percentage of seniors receiving this honor in our conference. Thank you for all your hard work in helping our students achieve this honor!
Illinois High School Principal of the Year
The Sycamore Community Unit School District #427 Board of
Education proudly announces that Mr. Tim Carlson, Sycamore
High School Principal was awarded the Kishwaukee Region
Illinois High School Principal of the Year Award by the Illinois
Principals’ Association (IPA). Mr. Carlson was recognized at the
January 12, 2016 Board of Education Meeting which was held
at West Elementary School.
1st Place: WYSE Team
The Sycamore Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) team took 1st place at sectionals on March 3rd. In addition, there were five individuals who received a metal for their individual accomplishment.
The WYSE team competed against sixty-two different high schools (not all in Sycamore's division) at Northern Illinois University in this academic challenge.
Sectionals WYSE Team: (1st Place Division)
Jake Bjork, David Boyer, Lauren Brazeau, Logan Gehant, Jennifer Kuo, Maddison McGhee, Kailey Mulligan, Vraj Patel, Cole Peabody, Jake Peloquin, Bret Reser, Katherine Salis, Spencer Siebeck, and Zaven Torian
1st Place - Jake Bjork
2nd Place - Cole Peabody
1st Place - Jennifer Kuo
3rd Place - Jake Peloquin
1st Place - Bret Reser
3rd Place - Zaven Torian
ILMEA All-State Musicians
Congratulations to the following students from Sycamore High School who have the distinguished honor of being
selected for All-State:
All-State Honors Band: Ella Rose Atkins, Emma Olson
All-State Band: Alex Cuthbert, Bret Reser
All-State Honors Choir: Mary Flaherty, Trevor McDonald
All-State Choir: Lauren Brazeau, John Lerohl, Anna McComb
All-State Honors Orchestra: Rachel Hecht, Jessica Luo, Kailey Mulligan, Andrew Selig, Ben Van Wienen
All-State Orchestra: Brett Brancato, Kjelden Breidenbach, Evan Jacobs
Ben Van Wienen, Rachel Hecht, and Ella Rose Atkins all placed 3rd overall in their respective ensembles. In addition, Emma Olson placed 4th, Andrew Selig placed 8th, and Jessica Luo received the 14th highest score overall on