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Sycamore Education Foundation Hosts Virtual Take Root Fundraiser

The Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) will host its annual fundraising event, Take Root, on Saturday, September 12, 2020.  However due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year it will feature a virtual twist.  The evening of events will include a pickup dinner, online silent auction and a live program with local ...read more

SYCAMORE EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2020 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI RECIPIENTS

The Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) is proud to announce that three outstanding Sycamore High School alumni have been selected as the 2020 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. Since 2013,  the Distinguished Alumni Awards have been presented annually to Sycamore High School alumni who have maintained a high standard of excellence ...read more

SEF Now Seeking Board Members

The Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) is looking for leaders who are passionate about creating educational opportunities and enhancements for Sycamore Community School District 427.  For 36 years, our board of directors has been the strategic heart of our organization, ensuring that the Foundation is continuing to make an impact for ...read more

SYCAMORE EDUCATION FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER $15,000 IN GRANTS TO SYCAMORE SCHOOLS

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On Monday, February 24, the Board of Directors of the Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) awarded $15,941.30 in grant funding to enhance educational opportunities for the students of Sycamore Community School District 427. “Through the support of our generous donors, we were able to provide funding for nine special projects for educators ...read more

Sycamore Education Foundation Announces Joel Strack Memorial Scholarship

The Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity that will be available to Sycamore High School students in the graduating class of 2020. The Sycamore High School class of 1978 has established the Joel Strack Memorial Scholarship to honor the life and work of their ...read more

Sycamore Education Foundation Awards Over $20,000 in Grants to Sycamore Schools

On Monday, October 21, the Board of Directors of the Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) awarded $20,624.62 in grants to enhance educational opportunities for the students of Sycamore Community School District 427. “We are so thankful for the generosity of this community,” said Lauren Holtz, SEF Executive Director.  “Through donations from individuals ...read more

Sycamore Education Foundation Names Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Sycamore Education Foundation (SEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Holtz as the organization’s first executive director.  SEF is a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing and enriching educational opportunities for students in Sycamore Community School District 427. “The idea of an executive director for ...read more