GIST: November/December Issue
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11/27/2017-12/11/2017
GIST: November/December Issue11/27/201712/11/2017
GIST: November/December Issue
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Mrs. Faircloth leaving SCES11/8/201711/22/2017
Mrs. Faircloth leaving SCES
November 7, 2017 Dear Sycamore Creek Crocodiles: On the evening of November 7, 2017, the Wake County Board of Education appointed me the principal of Durant Road Middle School, effective November 20, 2017. While I am excited to accept this new challenge, I am deeply saddened to be leaving the Sycamore Creek family.  Ms. Vickie Perry, an experienced Wake County school leader, will serve as Sycamore Creek’s interim principal effective November 20, 2017 while Seydric Williams, Northwestern Area Superintendent, facilitates the hiring process for a new principal. Mr. Williams will hold a community input session on Monday, November 13, 2017 ... read full article
Keep up to date with the Student Enrollment Plan10/23/201711/6/2017
Keep up to date with the Student Enrollment Plan
Dear Sycamore Families, Our PTA is doing our best to keep you updated on the Student Enrollment Plan for next year and explain how Sycamore students are impacted. The Wake County Public School System released the SECOND DRAFT of the 2018-19 Student Enrollment Plan. As we have previously shared, the WCPSS is making significant changes to student assignments next year, based on the state mandate passed by the General Assembly to reduce class size for grades K-3. Starting next year, kindergartners will have no more than 18 students in a class, first grade no more than 16, and second and ... read full article
*IMPORTANT* Changes to SCESCourtney Orning10/5/201710/19/2017
*IMPORTANT* Changes to SCES
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Walk or Bike to School DayCourtney Orning9/28/201710/12/2017
Walk or Bike to School Day
Join the Celebration on October 4! Join students, families, school leaders, community partners and mayors around the country on October 4 to celebrate the benefits of walking to school during International Walk to School Day. ... read full article
Some Wake elementary students may have to change schools to reduce class sizesCourtney Orning9/9/20179/23/2017
Some Wake elementary students may have to change schools to reduce class sizes
More than two dozen Wake County elementary schools may need to reassign students, evict transfer students and prevent newly arriving families from attending to meet next year’s new state-mandated class-size limits. Principals at the majority of Wake’s 113 elementary schools  say they can meet  state rules for smaller class sizes in kindergarten through third grade by taking steps next year such as converting art and music spaces to regular classrooms and increasing class sizes for older children. But principals at 27 elementary schools say they just don’t have the space to make it work and need outside help that could ... read full article
Health is Academic CampaignCourtney Orning7/16/20177/30/2017
Health is Academic Campaign
Did you know health is an academic issue? It is! Healthy kids are happier, more successful students. Health is Academic is NCPTA’s campaign to describe the connection between health and learning.  This summer, NC PTA will be sharing stories about how healthier schools are helping every child in their emails and on  Facebook .   ... read full article