Sycamore students had a very strong showing at Purdue University on Saturday March 11) in the 2017 State MATHCOUNTS contest. Sycamore was led by Rhea Acharya who finished second place and Noah Tan who finished fourth.
The SBO Magazine (School Band and Orchestra) Scholarship Administrator informed us that finalists are now under review and we should know the 5 winners within a week. The winners will receive $1,000 scholarships and music merchandise for their school. Best of luck to the two finalists, 7th grader Rhea Bhatia and 6th grader Georgia Bott!
Sycamore School hosted the Central Indiana Chapter MATHCOUNTS Competition on Friday, February 17. Students and teams performing well at the Chapter Competition are invited to participate in the State MATHCOUNTS Competition which will be held at Purdue University on March 12th. As a team, Sycamore had a great day. Of the 193 competitors, all 10 Sycamore students finished in the top 60 individually,
Kindergarten students at Sycamore School are collecting food and personal items from November 14-18 to stock their local pantry. In class, they have been learning about how the Wampanoag people helped their “new neighbors” survive in the New World almost 400 years ago.
Among parents and students, there are not too many topics that can ignite a lively discussion more quickly than the topic of homework. Sycamore School Head of School Diane Borgmann talks about homework in her most recent blog.
Renovations to Sycamore School wrapped up after a full summer of construction inside the building. This summer, Sycamore School completed a $4 million building renovation, adding new spaces dedicated to fostering innovation, collaboration, and technology instruction.