The Navigator Newsletter

Sycamore Junior High's Parent Communication

November 30-December 7

Building Goals

*Ensure Safety of Students and Staff

*Cultivate a Positive Climate

*Implement Formative Instructional Practices

Coming Up at the JH

TONIGHT and SATURDAY: School Play " A Christmas Carol" 7pm

This week:

December 5: JH Orchestra Concert (at SHS) 7pm

Mark your calendars:

December 12: Choir Concert 7pm

December 14: Spelling Bee and Adopt-a-Senior Day

December 20: Last day of 2nd quarter


Did you know?

Want To Find Out If Your Student is Missing Assignments/Received Low Marks?

Sycamore Families,

Have you ever wished that you could receive a notification if your child is missing assignments or received a low grade? Now you can thanks to a new feature in Parent Portal!

See the attached YouTube tutorial video for how to set up email notifications for missing assignments and low marks.


Junior High P.T.O. Corner

General PTO Information

For more information about the Junior High PTO please visit


Click HERE for an easy way to join and pay your membership fee.


The PTO Directory is online using Directory Spot. If you are interested in having access to Directory Spot, you will need to join the PTO. Questions? Please email Karen Ronningen at

VOLUNTEER For more information click HERE.


  • Kroger Community Rewards: Go to>Community Rewards to direct the rewards that you earn to Sycamore Junior High School PTO (#IM593).
  • Pipkins Market: Save your itemized receipts to turn in at the front desk at the JH and we’ll take care of it from there.
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PBIS: donations needed

Sycamore Parents: The PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) Committee is looking for donations for our rewards program. We are looking for anything that the students would be able to "purchase" in exchange for the "First Class Tickets" that they have earned. If you have any connections for donations please reach out to: We appreciate your continued support! GO AVES!

Yearbook ordering

The 2019 SJHS Yearbook is on sale NOW!

Order today for your best price! The cost is $30/copy. This price will increase to $35 on December 22, 2018! Please visit this link to order your 2019 SJHS yearbook . . . . Check this off of your to-do list today!

Questions? Contact Melissa Speelman

Holiday Offer from Lifetouch Photo


In case you missed it

Safer Schools Ohio


A multi-agency effort created to assist schools in continuously improving the safety of our students. By calling or texting the statewide anonymous hotline parents, students or community members can report anything that is suspicious or endangering you, your friends or your school.

Immunizations for 7th graders

If you have not turned in your child's proof of immunizations from a doctor's office, please do so ASAP. The cutoff date was September 5th.


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