Symmes Elementary School

Symmesational News

Friday, October 11, 2019

Important Dates to Remember

  • October 11- Last Day of First Quarter
  • October 14- NO SCHOOL for students, Records Day for Teachers
  • October 25- NO SCHOOL for students, Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • October 31- Fall Parade, 2:30 pm
  • November 5- Picture Retake Day

Conference Sign-ups

Please check your email for conference sign-ups! You should have received an email from your child's homeroom teachers to sign up via SignupGenius. Conferences will be held Thursday, October 24th from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Friday, October 25th from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (NO SCHOOL for students) and Wednesday, October 30 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Hearing and Vision Screening Volunteers Needed

Hearing and Vision Screening Volunteers needed for the week of October 21st-24th!

We are in need of volunteers to help with this year's Hearing and Vision Screenings. No training is required, we will train you! This is a fun time to interact with the kids. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Please sign up on the link below.

Conference Night Dinners for Staff

The PTO would like your help to provide dinner for our teachers during our two evening conference times. The dates are Thursday, October 24th and Wednesday, October 30th. If you can help, please sign up below:

Thanks so much!


If you utilize our morning drop off line please:

  • Remember that adults should stay in their vehicle.
  • Pull your vehicle forward as much as space allows.
  • Understand that the drop off line closes at 9:13 am and after that you must park and walk your child into school. Students are considered tardy after 9:15 am.
PTO sponsored Candidate Forum.  There are 3 candidates running for 2 Board of Education positions.  October 15, 2019 at 7pm in the EH Greene Cafeteria.

Aviator FLIGHT FEST - OCTOBER 19, 2019

Mark your calendars for the 9th Annual Sycamore Junior High Aviator Flight Fest 2k/5k/10k Race on Saturday, October 19, 2019! Flight Fest is not only a significant fundraiser for Sycamore Junior High but also an amazing, fun family activity. Please consider participating in this unique community event.


Parents, please consider creating a team for the 2019 SJH Scavenger Hunt! The team will come together to complete missions between September 27th and October 17th. Winners will be announced at the SJH Pep Rally on October 18th! Visit for more information.


Be sure to check in weekly for new items as they are added. Items will continue to be added up to October 9th! The online auction closes on October 19th at 10:00 am. View the auction here.

Please contact Michelle Ciotola at to learn about business and family sponsorships, volunteer opportunities, or any questions regarding Aviator Flight Fest.

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