Season's Greetings from SANY Schools - 2023

Dear Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School families, teachers, staff, atoms, and community,
Believe it or not, it’s finally that time of the year, a season of joy, giving, and well-deserved relaxation. You’ve all been extraordinary examples of leaders and strong community members. Let’s take a moment to commend ourselves on the impeccable progress we’ve made during the first semester, regardless of the obstacles we’ve encountered.
▶ The Science Academies of New York celebrated the 20-year milestone of providing high-quality public school education to children in the Syracuse community.
▶ The SAS High School Robotics Team attended the First Tech Challenge Kick-Off event at Mohawk Valley Community College.
▶ SAS Middle School students reached 1,000 then 5,000 pages in the fall reading challenge.
▶ Three SAS ES Elementary students are featured in the prestigious NYSSBA Art Exhibit.
▶ SAS Elementary partnered with families to create a Home/School Organization (HSO).
▶ SAS High School welcomed new and returning families during Back to School Night in September.
▶ SAS High School was visited by representatives from several colleges and Universities, including Syracuse University, Utica College, Canisius University, Elmira College, St. John’s University, and Damen University.
▶ SAS Elementary celebrated September, October, and November as Students of the Month.
▶ SAS High School Robotics team members won first place in the CNY Steamboat Challenge.
▶ SAS Middle School students won 4th place in the CNY Steamboat Challenge.
▶ Otto the Orange from Syracuse University visited SAS Elementary to kick off Otto’s Reading Challenge.
▶ SAS Elementary partnered with We Rise Above the Streets Recovery Outreach for a donation drive in November.
▶ SAS High School Robotics team won first place in the CNY Bridges Challenge at the Museum of Science & Technology.
▶ SAS Middle School won 1st and 3rd place in the CNY Bridges Challenge.
▶ SAS Elementary School hosted the annual Literacy Night.
▶ SAS Middle Schools held the first Quarter Awards breakfast, rewarding scholars for their academics and citizenship for the first quarter of the year.
▶ The girls' basketball team celebrated their first win against Syracuse West and coach Nicholson’s first win as the girls' basketball coach.
▶ CNY Central anchor Megan Coleman was a guest speaker at SAS Elementary during College & Career Week.
▶ SAS Kindergarteners are featured on the 5 pm news after Megan Coleman’s visit.
▶ For the second year, SAS Elementary partnered with We Rise Above the Streets Recovery Outreach for the “Share the Warmth” donation drive.
▶ SAS held the annual 3rd & 4th-grade spelling bee.
Now it’s time to deck the halls and share precious memories with loved ones. Remember, we are not just a district but a family. I look forward to building success one Atom at a time in the New Year.
Happy holidays!
Dr. Tolga Hayali
SANY Superintendent


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

SAS High School

1001 Park Ave. Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-428-8997
Fax: 315-428-9109


1409 W Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-671-5470
Fax: 315-671-5475


For transportation related questions, please call transportation department in the district you live.
SCSD Transportation: 315-435-4260