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New Student Orientation for Rising 1st - 5th grade 
    Rising 1st - 5th grade students and parents coming new to Sycamore Creek Elementary School for the 2016 - 2017 school year are invited to attend a Student Orientation Thursday, May 26th @ 6:00 p.m.  We will provide information to our new parents and students about our school.  Please RSVP to Karen Prosser, Data Manager, by calling (919) 841-4333 or emailing her - kprosser@wcpss.net.  

Kindergarten Orientation 
   Rising Kindergarten students and their parents are invited to attend our 2016-2017 Kindergarten Orientation Thursday, June 9th.  The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center for student sign-in.  You can also join the PTA, purchase carpool tags and inquire about after-school opportunities.  The program will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room.

"Meet the Teacher" 2016-2017 for Rising 1st - 5th Grade
   We will have "Meet the Teacher" from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on the following dates:
        Track 1  -  Thursday, June 2nd
        Track 2  -  Monday, June 27th
        Track 3  -  Tuesday, June 28th
        Track 4  -  Wednesday, June 29th
 
Single Subject Acceleration
Single Subject Acceleration (SSA) is the practice of assigning a student to a higher-grade level than is typical, given the student's age, for the purpose of providing access to appropriately challenging learning opportunities.  SSA is an accelerative practice that allows students to show mastery of the content of a course without having taken the course. Please see the chart below for the SSA nomination and testing windows.  More information and the parent nomination form can be found at http://wakeacceleration.weebly.com/.  Please email Mandy Hochbrueckner at mhochbrueckner@wcpss.net if you have any questions regarding SSA. 
 
New Families coming to Sycamore Creek Elementary for the 2016-2017 School Year - Track Assignments
Sycamore Creek is a multi-track year-round school.  When assigning students to a track, we use the information you provide us about track preference along with Wake County Schools' guidelines governing track assignments to do our best to accommodate as many families as possible.  We also want to ensure the balance of all tracks and provide the best learning environment for your children, therefore, we are not able to guarantee all first or second choice requests.  We will mail new track assignments on or about March 23rd to your address of record.   If you have any questions, please contact our data manager, Karen Prosser, at (919) 841-4336.

After School Program for 2016-2017 School Year

The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department will be offering the After School X-Press program at Sycamore Creek Elementary School next school year. Registration for the After School program begins on Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 7:00am. Visit the Sycamore Creek After School Program Information article on the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources webpage for more information including registration information. Call the Youth Programs office at 919-996-6165 with any questions.
 
Kindergarten / New Student Registration for the 2016-2017 School Year
Sycamore Creek Elementary will have open registration every Tuesday & Thursday between 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. If these dates and/or times are not convenient, please contact our data manager, Karen Prosser @ (919) 841-4336 for an appointment. Enrollment forms and checklist can be found on the "Enrollment" link.
You must register at your base school for your physical address. You can verify your address via Wake County Public Schools, www.wcpss.net/addressLookup/ 
 
2016-17 DRAFT Student Assignment Proposal:
WCPSS is expecting continued growth - with as many as 3000 new students in this school year alone. The district will be opening five schools next year, including those in our attendance area: Pleasant Grove Elementary and Pine Hollow Middle School, both near Brier Creek. In order to fill these new schools, address overcrowding in existing schools, align calendars, and create transportation efficiencies, WCPSS has proposed a plan to reassign students to different schools.  For more information on the first draft of the 2016-17 Student Enrollment Proposal, including an address look-up tool and feedback forum, visit www.wcpss.net/newenrollmentplan
  
 

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