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COVID-19 Resources and Information

Sycamore Community School District 427 continues to actively monitor reports of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and follow guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health, the DeKalb County Department of Public Health, the CDC, and the DeKalb County Regional Office of Education. We have worked with our Safety and Health Services teams and administrators to create this page of curated ...read more

Spartans Read Together

Throughout March, all elementary schools will be participating in an all-district book club called Spartans Read Together. Student's received a copy of this year's book, Life According to Og the Frog, at a special school-wide assembly introducing the program and the book. Along with the book, they received a reading schedule ...read more

THE SMILE PROGRAM IS COMING TO OUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

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Sycamore Community School District 427 and the Smile Program, the mobile dentists, is offering an in-school dental program designed to address today’s dental crisis and keep children healthy. The Smile Program's innovative model offers state of the art dental care to students in the comfortable and familiar surroundings of their ...read more

SYCAMORE EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES JOEL STRACK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

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The Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity that will be available to Sycamore High School students in the graduating class of 2020.  The Sycamore High School class of 1978 has established the Joel Strack Memorial Scholarship to honor the life and work of their ...read more

New Staff Spotlight – Jessica Gale

We would like to welcome Jessica Gale to The District as a seventh grade social studies teacher at the middle school! After graduating from Sycamore High School, Jessica received a B.A. in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and later pursued her Masters in Education at Aurora University. One memory ...read more

Call for Nominations: SHS Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) is seeking nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards.  The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding alumni of Sycamore High School who have maintained a high standard of excellence and made a significant contribution in their fields of endeavor. This award is a ...read more

A Message from our Superintendent – Death of SHS Student

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Dear Sycamore Community School District 427 Community,  It is with deep sorrow that I write to inform you of the sudden passing of Kal-el Sexton, a senior at Sycamore High School. Kal-el and his mother passed away Saturday morning as a result of a car accident. We are deeply saddened by ...read more

A Message from our Superintendent

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Dear Sycamore Community School District 427 Community,  This morning the District discovered some of our internal technology servers have been the victim of ransomware. District staff is working to determine to what extent any information was compromised.  Upon immediate review, the District’s staff has determined the District’s email system, phone system, website, ...read more

Veterans’ Day Observance

On Monday, November 11, 2019 Sycamore High School will be hosting their annual Veterans Day Observance.  There will be a ceremony by the flagpole in front of the building beginning at 7:30 AM followed by a Drum Corps escort into the building to the "Freedom Isn't Free" display. There will be ...read more

Football Second Round Playoff Information

Sycamore High School is hosting the Second Round of the IHSA Football Playoffs on Saturday, November 9 at 2:00 PM.  Our opponent is Montini Catholic. Tickets are $6.00 for everyone.  Babies in arms are free. Tickets will be on sale for Saturday’s games during the following times:   Season Ticket Holders: Tuesday:  ...read more