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2021 Virtual Auction and Trivia Battle

The Auction for Advancement is coming! Here is everything you need to know:
 
What is The Auction for Advancement?
The Auction for Advancement is Sycamore School’s largest fundraiser of the year. The money raised at the auction funds financial aid, professional development, extra-curricular activities, and additional expenses during the current year. While the intent of the auction is to raise money, it is also a lot of fun for all attendees! Traditionally, we would have an in-person event and you would be able to mingle in an adults-only setting, but this year we have taken our event virtual for the first time. The health and safety of our Sycamore community continues to be our highest priority. We hope you’ll join us virtually and support the Sycamore School we all know and love.
 
Sign up for this FREE event here.
 
When:
Friday, February 26, 2021
 
Where:
Your computer or smartphone
 
Time:
The live online event will begin at 7:30pm.
The silent auction will close at 9:30pm.
 
Cost:
Free, but you must sign up for the event here if you would like to bid on silent auction items.
 
Trivia Instructions:
Join us for a virtual trivia event featuring Hambone's Trivia. You haven't played trivia until you've played Hambone's! Hambone’s creates entertaining, immersive, experiential games that require reason, not just recall so everyone can play, no matter your level of trivia knowledge. Hambone's Trivia tests your knowledge in entertainment, music, sports, geography, science, and history. Their signature game includes fan favorites like the picture round and 'wagering with confidence' round. 
 
How to play:
  1. Log onto the Zoom link that will be provided closer to the event.
  2. Once everyone is on, the host will randomly assign each individual to a breakout room. You will have a few minutes within your breakout room to say hello and decide who will be the team captain. This person is responsible for sharing the team’s answer sheet on the screen and submitting the answer sheet via google forms.
  3. Once the few minutes are up, everyone will return back to the main room and the trivia game will begin!

Order a "Party in Place Pack"

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FEATURED AUCTION ITEMS

    • RV EXPERIENCE

      You and your family will enjoy 5 nights in a Ford V-10 large motorhome for Up to 7 passengers; Zero Deduction plan included; 600 miles included; $200 Amex Gas Card; RV Site reservations are the responsibility of the winner. Your choice of 100’s of destinations in the US and Canada from which to start your adventure! No more 9 to 5? Now’s not the time to slow down. It’s time to do the things you’ve had to put on hold. Now is the time to take charge and take extended vacations.  Travel at your pace. Explore, discover, relax, all while knowing you can end the day in your familiar home on wheels. So, go ahead, bring your children, take the dog, enjoy your favorite hobbies, and go wherever the road takes you.

    • HIBACHI GRILL PARTY

      Tan Hibachi Private Party LLC is an exclusive personal chef service that will cook for you and your guests at your own residence. This experience includes a personal hibachi grill experience for up to 10 people indoors or outdoors. The tables and seating are provided by the chef (including linens), cutlery, 3 hours of service (hour to cook, hour to set up, half hour to eat, half hour to clean), all food (salad, soup, rice, veggies, one meat option, and the sauces are included - Yum Yum and ginger) . Guests can choose between chicken, steak, or shrimp. Alcohol, dessert, and gratuity not included. Host your private hibachi party any time of day; they can accommodate brunch, lunch, or dinner!

Lunch with the Head of School
Your child and two friends will have a socially-distanced lunch with Mrs. Borgmann. He/She will get to pick his/her favorite place for lunch and enjoy it safely at Sycamore surrounded by good company! 

SUPPORTING SYCAMORE

Why Support a Sycamore School Education?
  • Sycamore School receives no government funding.
  • 64 families received financial aid this year.
  • Tuition does not cover the full cost of a Sycamore education; there is a $1,300 difference per student made up by The Sycamore Fund.
  • Sycamore School does not operate with an endowment.
  • Lead teachers are certified/eligible for High Ability Licensure
  • Gifted peers provide camaraderie and challenge to ensure an energetic and stimulating learning environment
  • STEM education combined with award-winning art and music programs
  • Small class size and a diverse student population