Sycamore Canyon Family Newsletter

January 15, 2023

Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin L. King Jr!

In honor of Dr. Martin L. King Jr.'s birthday, there will be no school on Monday, January 16th.

6th Grade Camp Forms

Our 6th Grade students are going to camp during the week of February 21st-24th. If you haven't already completed your forms, please get those in this week. Additionally, if you haven't paid for camp or set up a payment plan, please contact Jenn Weese in the front office.

Dustin Burns, one of our school board members and one of the Outdoor Education Specialists, will be presenting information about camp to the students on Wednesday, January 18th.

There will be a digital parent information meeting for PRIDE Academy and Sycamore Canyon on Wednesday, February 1st from 6:00-7:00 PM on TEAMS. The link is listed below:

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 274 133 099 244
Passcode: oLNpfp

Download Teams | Join on the web

Food Flyer Night - El Pollo Loco

Our next food flyer night will be on Wednesday, January 18th at El Pollo Loco in Santee. 20% of each purchase between the hours of 11:00 AM-8:00 PM with a flyer, will come back to the school. We hope to see you there!

Lost and Found

We have a number of jackets and water bottles that have accumulated in our school Lost and Found. Items not claimed will be donated at the end of the year. Please check the Lost and Found for any missing items.
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Help Us Celebrate Kindness!

The Santee Collaborative is shedding a light on what makes Santee so wonderful by sharing stories of kindness from our schools, community members, businesses, and organizations. Join the effort by sharing a story of kindness, requesting a kindness sign for your yard, or sharing the graphics on social media. Learn more at

Sycamore Canyon Staff Spotlight

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OST Spring Break Camps

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Tips for Parents in the Digital Age

Join us January 19 for a free event to learn more about the latest technology trends and how to keep our kids safe online. This is a free event hosted at Rio Seco Elementary School. Free childcare will be available for TK - grade 8 children. Register online at


  • If your student will be absent please make sure you are calling our attendance line to let the front office know.
  • If your student is showing COVID symptoms (sore throat, fever, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, chills, congestion or cough), be sure to take two tests (12-hours apart) prior to returning to class. If you are in need of COVID tests, the school has tests we can provide you.
  • You may also want to email the teacher and let them know as well.

Sycamore Canyon Attendance Line: 619-258-2205


The State of California is offering FREE online tutoring services for students through the California Library System. It is quick and simple to access. Try it today.

CA STATE LIBRARY HelpNow - Online Tutoring (

Stay Informed

There are numerous ways to stay informed about our fabulous school. We also have an Instagram account: sycamorecanyon.