Atoms Write to Mrs. Wittchen's Pen Pal Program

School Counselor Mrs. Wittchen receives letters from her students through her program - Mrs. Wittchen’s Pen Pals.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020Syracuse Academy of Science Elementary School counselor, Mrs. Wittchen creates a unique program that would allow for its students to connect and share their thoughts during these unprecedented times. The program, Mrs. Wittchen’s Pen Pals. Students share not only their thoughts, but experiences during these challenging times and how they are feeling. Each student who writes, draws, or simply colors a picture to Mrs. Wittchen will receive not only a letter back, but a self-addressed return envelope with postage, and some fun activities. What an incredible idea to let students know that they too are not alone.


Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School is part of Science Academies of New York.

SAS Elementary School

4837 S. Salina St. Syracuse, NY 13205
Phone: 315-469-9404
Fax: 315-469-9408

SAS Middle School

200 West High Ter. Syracuse, NY 13219
Phone: 315-487-5986
Fax: 315-487-5824

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1001 Park Ave. Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-428-8997
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