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M. Brunson's Principal Updates on March 20, 2023

Good morning Sycamore Creek Families!  We can’t wait to see all of our Track 2, 3, and 4 families this week at your child’s student led conference!  If you have not yet signed up with your teacher, be sure to do so today!


Events This Week

  • March 20-24 - Tracks 2,3,4 SCES SSA Test Request at

  • March 21 - Student Led Conferencing for Track 4

  • March 22 - Ident a Kid for Track 2

  • March 22 - Student Led Conferencing for Tracks 2 and 3

  • March 25 - Spring Beautification Day

BAC Meeting

Just a minder that the next District 7 and 9 BAC Meeting is today, March 20, from 6:00 - 7:30 PM at Panther Creek High School. The topic is WCPSS Safety and Security led by Russ Smith, WCPSS Director of Security. School Board Representative Chris Heagarty will also update on current school board issues, including an update on the new superintendent search.


Sycamore Creek Campus Spring Beautification is Saturday

This Saturday is the Sycamore Creek Campus Spring Spruce Up led by the PTA! Lunch will be provided!  We need your help!  The event will start at 10am this Saturday March 25th in front of SCES main entrance. Please bring work gloves, rakes, shovels and a can do attitude! Trash grabbers, trash bags, and safety vests will be provided. We will also break at 12pm for lunch provided by the PTA.. We anticipate this to be roughly 3 to 4 hours worth of volunteering, so please plan accordingly with your time!



Silent Auction

SCES Parents we need your help! One of our favorite fundraisers from the past is coming back! The PTA is gearing up for their Silent Auction that will begin on Tuesday, April 18th and close at the Global Festival on Tuesday, April 25th. We are looking for anyone willing to donate products or services to be auctioned off. 


If you are interested in donating, please fill out this form: Global Festival Auction DonationsAuction items are due by March 31st.  If you have any questions, please contact April Blanks at Thank you in advance for your consideration. 



Global Family Festival

On April 25, 2023 from 5:30-7:30 PM Sycamore Creek Elementary is hosting our Global Family Festival to celebrate its wonderfully diverse population of students. This year's theme is "We are the Light of the World". Because the event is all about celebrating the diversity of our students, we would love Sycamore Creek families to share about their own cultures and heritage by presenting about their cultural traditions. Each family presenting will have table space to present cultural artifacts, demonstrate arts and crafts, offer language lessons, etc.  If you would like to participate, please sign up at this link and we will contact you with more information. Please sign up by March 17, 2023.  As a reminder, the following are prohibited; incense, candles, hot plates, homemade food or beverages.  Any food being served must be store bought, wrapped, with an ingredient list. 



Open PTA Board Positions

The PTA is looking for passionate and caring Croc parents to give back to SCES through volunteering for open Board Member positions and Committee Chair/Co-Chair positions in the new school year!   We would love your help to keep Sycamore Creek Elementary one of the best schools in the county, supporting our students, teachers, and families to achieve amazing heights! Please consider sharing your time and talent with us! The deadline to apply is April 7th!  For more information on positions please email




Ident-a-Kid will be on campus on March 22 to photograph track 2 students who would like an identification card made.



Lunch Changes This Week

No changes this week.



Upcoming Important Dates

  • April 5 - Student Led Conferencing for Track 1

  • April 13 - SuperCrocs Day for Tracks 1 and 3

  • April 19 - Family Spirit Night at Two Roosters

  • April 25 - Global Family Festival, 5:30-7:30 PM

  • April 28 - SuperCrocs Day for Tracks 2 and 4

  • May 11-12 - Spring Musical

  • May 22 - Reading EOG for Track 1

  • May 23 - Math EOG for Track 1

  • May 24 - Science EOG for Track 1

  • May 25-26 Make-up Testing for Track 1

  • June 2 - Last Day of School for Track 1 and 5th grade Ceremony

  • June 8 - Arts Night

  • June 15 - Kindergarten Orientation, 5:00-6:00 PM

  • June 16 - Science EOG for Tracks 2, 3, and 4

  • June 20 - Reading EOG for Tracks 2, 3, and 4

  • June 21- Math EOG for Tracks 2, 3, and 4

  • June 22-23 Make-up Testing for Tracks 2, 3, and 4

  • June 28 - Student's Last Day of School for Tracks 2, 3, and 4 and 5th Grade Ceremony



Weekly Wellness Check for SCES Families

We want to know if your family needs any assistance and support throughout the school year.   Please complete the survey if you have any specific needs or questions we can help you with.

Weekly Wellness Check 


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Have a wonderful week,


Mrs. Brunson, Principal