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Curriculum Night

Sycamore is proud to host another fabulous Curriculum Night!  Join us on February 4th, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for our monthly Curriculum Night!  Click here for more information!  We hope to see you there!

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VEF Fundraiser

Vail Education Foundation is hosting a Used Book Drive at our annual Vail Pride Day on February 21st!  They have a variety of books to sell!  Click here for more information!

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Vail School District Job Fair

Interested in applying for a teaching position in the Vail School District?  Join a Top-Rated School District in Arizona! Teachers are eligible for incentive opportunities, performance pay, mentors and coaches, professional development on-site and through district, and competitive benefits. SLPs receive sign-on and retention incentives.

When:  February 7th, 2015  – 10:00am – 1:00pm
Where: Desert Sky Middle School

Recruiting for Teachers in all grades and subjects: Elementary School• Middle School • High School • Special Education • Speech Language Pathologists

Applicants can complete a certified application and register for an interview appointment at www.work4vailschools.org. Walk-ins are welcome on space availability.

For more information, please contact Jena Privette at (520) 879-2047, or click here for the banner.  

We have immediate elementary and special education openings.

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Superhero Family Dance Night!

free-superhero-clipart-superhero-clip-art-6Come dressed as your favorite Superhero!  We’re going to have a blast at our very first, Superhero Family Dance Night!  Join us on Friday, January 23rd from 6-8 p.m.  We’ll have food available for purchase, and we can’t wait to dance the night away! Click here for more information!

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Bus Incident

Dear Parents:

This afternoon, December 11, 2014, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by a Vail bus driver.  The driver reported hearing students talk about having a gun on the bus.  The driver pulled the bus over and contacted 911.  The Sheriff’s Department responded.

Deputies interviewed students on the bus and verified that there was no gun.  It was determined that two older students were “joking” to alarm other students on the bus.

The two students who created the disturbance were cited by the Sheriff’s Department and released to their parents.

Comments regarding the safety of our students and staff are taken seriously. Please use this incident to talk to your student about the seriousness of making comments about weapons.

I encourage you to call Ken Graff, Principal of Sycamore, or Margaret Steuer, Principal of Corona Foothills Middle School, if you have any questions or concerns.

Ken Graff
Sycamore Elementary
879-2504

Margaret Steuer
Corona Foothills Middle School
879-3504

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Family Movie Night, Dinner, & Snowfall!

PTA will be hosting another fabulous Family Movie Night!  Join us Friday, December 12, for a Christmas Medley under the snow and stars!  Instead of our usual pizza dinner, we’ll be serving a Spaghetti Meal for $5.00.  Mama Louisa’s Italian Restaurant on Houghton was so thoughtful in sponsoring this event!   All proceeds from the evening will go to the Wright Family.  The snow will start falling at 5:00 p.m. – Hope to see you there!  Click here for more information!

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Pancake Breakfast – Tomorrow!

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Just a reminder that our fabulous Holiday Pancake Breakfast & Craft Fair is tomorrow Saturday, December 6th!  The fun starts at 7:30 a.m. and continues until 11:00 a.m.   Don’t miss out on your opportunity to get your picture taken with Santa!  Click here for more information.  We can’t wait to see you there! 

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Girls on the Run Program!

Sycamore offers an amazing program, just for girls!  Some of our amazing advisors,  Mrs. Stone, Ms. Parker, and Mrs. Gorjidooz are dedicated to this after school running program that is designed for girls from 3rd-5th grade.  This program, Girls on the Run, teaches life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.  Join our fabulous coaches in Mrs. Stone’s Classroom for an informational meeting about the program on Tuesday, December 9th at 7:15 a.m. Click here for more information!

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Thanksgiving Break!

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Just a reminder!  School will resume as normal on Monday, December 1st.  Have a safe, and enjoyable long weekend!

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