Symmes Elementary School

Symmesational News

Friday, September 27, 2019

Important Dates to Remember

  • October 1- 4th Grade Class Photo, 10:00 am
  • October 2- MAP Testing Information Session, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
  • October 3- Sycamore GEAR's Coffee & Conversation, 9:30 - 11:00 am, Maple Dale Cafeteria
  • October 4- PTO Dodgeball Event
  • October 10- PTO Meeting, 9:30 am, Symmes Cafeteria
MAP Testing Information Session.  Wednesday, October 2, 7-8:30pm, Symmes Media Center

Have you joined Symmes Elementary PTO yet?

2019-2020 PTO members will receive a new "Sycamore Proud" car magnet! Membership donations are appreciated but not required. Paper forms or online registrations are eligible. Magnets available while supplies last! Click here to go to the membership information page.


Attention Room Parents-

Thank you so much for volunteering to help our amazing teachers and students! Please plan to attend one of the upcoming meetings to get all of the information for the year. There are two options, but you only need to attend one!

Tuesday, October 1st, 9:30am, Symmes Cafeteria


Tuesday, October 8th, 6:30pm, Symmes Cafeteria

Contact Margo Rapp with questions.

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.
Clip your BoxTops for Education and send them into school.
Please join us at Sycamore GEAR's Coffee & Conversation to  learn how Sycamore applies project based learning to the gifted  student. Oct 3rd, 9:30-11am at the Maple Dale Cafeteria. Everyone is  invited!
The SHS Variety Show will be October 4 & 5 in the HS auditorium.  Tickets are $12.00 at the door.

Sycamore High School Variety Show With Special Guests Everlasting Monsoon and Education Breakdown! *2 UNIQUE SHOWS: October 4 and 5!*

Both nights feature groups and soloists who are members of the student body including vocal and instrumental groups, cool human tricks, dance, a performance by choral program ensembles and more! Proceeds benefit the Sycamore Vocal Boosters.

Tickets: $10 available pre-sale at / $12 at the door. Reserved seating.

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. 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.

October lunch menu. Find it on the website.
The Historical Village Museum at Sharon Woods is having a family-friendly, slight-fright event on Friday and Saturday nights in October.
Halloween Walk in the Woods at Blue Ash Nature Park on October 26 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

A teachable moment for you to share with friends and family

Visit HERE to read an article about helping your child handle "mean girls".