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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

A Message from our Superintendent

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Dear Sycamore Community School District 427 Families and Students,  We have received information about a rumored threat of school violence against Sycamore High School. At this time, District Administration and Sycamore Police Department have determined there is no credible threat to Sycamore High School to back up this rumor.  In addition to our regular ...read more

Holtz Named SEF Executive Director

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The Board of Directors of the Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Holtz as the organization’s first executive director.  SEF is a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing and enriching educational opportunities for students in Sycamore Community School District 427. “The idea of an executive director for the Sycamore Education Foundation ...read more

New Staff Spotlight – Elisa Rubeck

We would like to welcome Elisa Rubeck to West Elementary School where she will be a reading specialist! Rubeck graduated from Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University with a bachelors degree in elementary education. She pursued her masters degree in reading instruction at Aurora University! Her hope for the children ...read more

New Staff Spotlight – Mike Rice

After graduating from DeKalb High School Mike Rice went to Northern Illinois University and graduated with a degree in education. Rice will be teaching at the High School this year as an english teacher. In his free time Rice likes to spend time reading, playing with his son, and playing ...read more

New Staff Spotlight – Brianna Nachman

We would like to welcome Brianna Nachman to West Elementary School where she will be a special education teacher. Nachman graduated high school from Richmond Burton and pursued her bachelors degree at McHenry County College and Northern Illinois University. She has an Associates in Science and a Bachelors in Education ...read more