• School Awards

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  • 2018-2019

    • RAMP Award
    • Gwinnett County Elementary School Counselor of the Year, Nicole Moody
    • Head Custodian recognized for exemplary performance
    • Recognized by the Georgia Department of Education with Operational status for the implementation of Positive Behavioral and Intervention Support (PBIS)

  • 2017-2018

    • Sycamore Elementary and Lanier Cluster Schools were recognized as a P21 Innovative School District
    • Awarded National Beta School of Distinction
    • 2017 Single Statewide Accountability System Award (SSAS)
    • Green and Healthy Schools Achievement Award
    • Coach Gibby led the students' effort to raise $10646.28 for the American Heart Association in Jump Rope for Heart. Sycamore was recognized for being one of the highest contributors in the school district
    • Governor's Office Student Achievement as a Greatest Gains School at the Silver Level under Georgia's Single Statewide Accountability System
    • Sycamore was recognized by the Georgia Department of Education with Operational status for implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS)

  • 2016-2017

    • Awarded National Beta School of Distinction
    • 2016-2017 Super Regional Grand Champions Award
    • Reaching Higher Green and Healthy School in the Environmental Achievement Award
    • Sycamore raised $2908 for Relay for Life.
    • Staff and students contributed $1,162 to the United Way Campaign

  • 2015-2016

    • 2015-2016 Regional Project Research Award
    • 2016 Title I Reward School
    • Reaching Higher Green and Healthy School in the Environmental Achievement Award
    • Sycamore earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as a 2015-16 Reward School in the "High Progress" category
    • The Lanier Cluster earned the GCPS Transformation and Innovation award and Sycamore received $30,000 for technology and innovative supplies and devices from this grant
    • The Lanier Education Foundation presented Sycamore Elementary with $9,000 in teacher grants for various school projects
    • Sycamore earned Entrepreneurship Grants totaling $6400 and an Infinite Energy iSTEAM Grant for $500 which supported our FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team
    • Staff and students contributed $1607.47to the United Way campaign

  • 2014-2015

    • Sycamore was recognized by the Georgia Department of Education with Emerging status for implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS)
    • The Lanier Education Foundation granted Sycamore $7,894 in grants for various school projects
    • Sycamore was awarded a grant of $1200 from the T. Rowe Price Program for Charitable Giving for Kindergarten tablets
    • Staff and students contributed $1,211 to the United Way Campaign
    • Sycamore students advanced to the county level and participated in the Gwinnett Science and Engineering Fair

  • 2013-2014

    • Sycamore Elementary School was recognized as a Reaching Higher Green & Healthy School in the Environmental Achievement Awards sponsored by Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful
    • Sycamore hosted a site visit for The Broad Prize For Urban Education research team
    • Sycamore earned a $750 playground grant from KaBOOM!
    • Sycamore earned a $3,700 Lowe's Schoolbox grant for enhancement of the school's outdoor classroom
    • Staff and students contributed $1282 to the school's United Way campaign
    • The Sycamore Relay For Life team raised $2,907

  • 2012-2013

    • Sycamore Elementary was recognized as a Reaching Higher Green & Healthy School in the Environmental Achievement Awards sponsored by Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful
    • The National Junior Beta Club won the Green Award from the Great American Clean-Up
    • Staff and students contributed $1958.22 to the United Way campaign to help local families in need
    • The Sycamore Relay For Life team raised $8,087 to support cancer research
    • Sycamore earned GCPS' Platinum Award status for exemplary accuracy in instructional materials inventory

  • 2011-2012

    • Recognized as a Georgia Title I Distinguished School
    • Green and Healthy Schools Achievement Award
    • Staff and students contributed approximately $430 to the United Way campaign
    • The Relay For Life team raised $8,087
    • A 5th grade student advanced to Top 12 standing in the district Spelling Bee
    • Sycamore earned Platinum Status for its textbook inventory process
    • Three Sycamore students placed in the school district's 1st annual Elementary School Science and Engineering Fair

  • 2010-2011

    • Georgia Congress of Parents and Teachers Oak Tree Award (recognized for 100% Staff Membership)
    • Recognized as a Clean Air School
    • Sycamore Elementary made Adequate Yearly Progress for the eighth year in a row to qualify as a Georgia Title I Distinguished School for the sixth consecutive year
    • Recognized as a Taking Action Green and Healthy School in the Environmental Achievement Awards sponsored by Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful
    • Staff and students contributed approximately $600 to the United Way campaign
    • The Relay For Life team raised $9,300

  • 2009-2010

    • Sycamore Elementary was recognized as a Georgia Title I Distinguished School for making AYP for seven consecutive years
    • Five teachers were awarded grants from the North Gwinnett Schools Foundation to support instruction
    • Sycamore earned the Reaching Higher Environmental Achievement Award from Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful
    • Staff and students participated in the Clean Air Schools program during the 2009-10 school year
    • Staff and students contributed approximately $1600 to the United Way campaign
    • The Sycamore Relay For Life team raised $5,000

  • 2008-2009

    • Sycamore Elementary earned the Reaching Higher Environmental Achievement Award from Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful
    • Staff and students contributed approximately $9,000 to the United Way campaign
    • The Sycamore Relay For Life team raised $10,138 for the American Cancer Society
    • Thirty students participated in Sycamore's second annual Science Fair
    • Sycamore 5th grade classes attracted national news coverage for their Veteran's Day Celebration. Fox News covered the event and 32 veterans in attendance were honored
    • Staff and students joined other schools in the North Gwinnett Cluster to support Toys for Tots

  • 2007-2008

    • Sycamore was awarded the 2007-2008 Environmental Achievement Award, presented by Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful
    • Fourth and fifth grade students in Readers Rally attended the county competition for the first time and placed 6th among the elementary schools in attendance
    • Staff and students contributed $5602 to United Way and our Relay For Life Team raised $6,320 for the American Cancer Society
    • The Student Council donated 170 new toys to Toys for Tots, in conjunction with the other schools in the North Gwinnett Cluster
    • Several students had artwork displayed in Terminal T at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport from February to April
    • The school's first annual talent show highlighted more than 50 individual and class performances

  • 2006-2007

    • Sycamore was awarded the 2006-2007 Environmental Achievement Award, presented by Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful
    • Third grade students participated in honoring 45 veterans in our first annual Veteran's Day Program
    • Student Council led a Toys for Tots drive in conjunction with the North Gwinnett Cluster and collected more than 300 toys
    • A 1st grader won the American Education Week Media Contest and was named elementary-level winner for the North Gwinnett Cluster
    • Staff and students contributed $5,000 to the United Way
    • Relay For Life raised $6200 for the American Cancer Society
    • Warrick Dunn of the Atlanta Falcons participated in the NFL Take a Player to School Program at Sycamore
    • Poems written by 34 students in grades 4 and 5 were selected to be published in "Anthology, A Celebration of Young Poets"
    • A second grade class was the recipient of the Nationwide Learning National Book Challenge. The class wrote and illustrated a book, titled "Winter Poems"

  • 2005-2006

    • A 5th grade teacher was named one of 24 Bellsouth Excellence in Education Award winners for 2005
    • A gifted education teacher who was recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching was recognized by the State Board of Education
    • Students raised almost $4,000 for families affected by Hurricane Katrina
    • Art Club students participated in the Holiday Card Contest at Stone Mountain Park and won second place for their entry
    • Staff and students contributed $4,000 for United Way
    • Thirteen poems (by 4th and 5th grade students) were selected to be published in "Anthology, A Celebration of Young Poets"
    • Sycamore's representative was one of the finalists in the Gwinnett County Public School's Spelling Bee
    • Sycamore PTA purchased a school marquee which was completed during the summer of 2006
    • Principal Brenda Anderson was selected as PTA Principal of the Year and recognized at the 100th Anniversary Convention in Atlanta
    • Three teams participated in Gwinnett's Annual Relay for Life, raising more than $700 for the American Cancer Society
    • A kindergarten teacher was selected to participate in the 2006-07 Teachers as Leaders Program
    • Sycamore was awarded the 2005-2006 Environmental Award, presented by Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful

  • 2004-2005

    • Awarded a 2004-2005 Environmental Achievement Award by Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful
    • Two 2nd grade Media Festival entries won at the county level and went on to compete at the state level
    • The head custodian was recognized as an exemplary Custodian of the Year
    • Sycamore PTA raised more than $35,000 to support the school and sponsored several community events
    • Received a K-3 literacy grant for $14,604
    • Received a tutoring grant for $15,500
    • Received a $500 grant from Target for a creative writing competition
    • Two grants received from North Gwinnett Foundation for more than $1600