Tuesday, April 11th, 2023: Congressman Brandon Williams visited Syracuse Academy of Science Elementary School after 2nd graders wrote two letters to his office inviting him to speak to our students. We were honored that he chose to accept our offer! The Congressman not only spent some time reading to Atoms, but he also told them about why he chose a job in the government and how his desire to make changes to our country and serve the citizens was his driving force. He told us that he hasn't been part of the government for very long, only about 100 days, and shared what he did for a living before entering the government. Congressman Williams was in the Navy and spent most of his time on a submarine off the coast of San Francisco. He shared details with students about how long he was on the submarine, what he ate, how large it was, and how the submarine could descend and then return to the water's surface. Students could also ask questions about the hardest and best parts of his job as a Congressman!
SANY Superintendent Dr. Hayali took the Congressman and his wife on a tour of our school. What a wonderful experience for our 2nd-grade Atoms! Thank you, Congressman Williams!
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023: The Syracuse Academy of Science High School Robotics team visited Citizenship & Science Academy Charter School to promote robotics, engineering, and STEM events in our community. Team members demonstrated their robot atom and discussed building, designing, and programming a robot.
At the end of the presentation, 6th and 7th graders had the chance to drive the robot! We hope the Robotics Team’s outreach sessions were very informative to the 43 students who attended!
Friday, March 17, 2023: Syracuse Academy of Science 7th graders kicked it over to The Ultimate Goal in Marcellus. Atoms had a great time participating in team-building activities and games. It was a great field trip, and scholars had fun playing on the green field on the green day (St. Patrick's Day!)
Monday, March 10th, 2023: We would like to give a huge shoutout to William Wristley for donating a 3D printer and equipment to Syracuse Academy of Science High School. We are so grateful for your generosity and can’t wait to utilize this with our robotics program!
Friday, March 10th, 2023: Ms. Negron and Ms. Goyer's Kindergarten B class had a morning visit from the Science Academies of New York Superintendent Dr. Hayali. Dr. Hayali read the book "Skin Like Mine" by Latashia M. Perry to the students and discussed how everyone is different, and that's ok. It's important to love yourself for who you are. Dr. Hayali talked about his background, where he is from, and what he does as the superintendent of our school district. (It's more than just being a "super cool teacher" that "gives the kids cookies!" as some of our scholars stated!) Kindergarten B did a great job listening, raising their hands, and taking turns talking during the visit.
Thank you, Dr. Hayali, for taking the time to read to our Atoms and chat with them!
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023: The Yavuz family joined Syracuse Academy of Science second graders in Ms. Peryea's class to teach them about Ramadan, the holy month in Islam. Ramadan is observed from March 22nd through April 20th by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community. The family shared some of the traditions they have in their house to celebrate Ramadan and the purpose behind them. Their son Mahir read "It's Ramadan, Curious George '' and answered questions from the class. Mrs. Yavuz prepared a beautiful lantern craft for students to complete. They also gave students a Ramadan coloring activity as a parting gift!
We love to learn about other cultures and traditions, and we appreciate our student's family sharing their time with us!
Please see our Facebook page for more photos.
Monday, March 6th, 2023: Syracuse Academy of Science 7C class channeled their inner artist for a clay project! Students chose either a project posted to their Google classroom or their own design. After problem-solving how they would create their art, they started sculpting with air-dry clay (along with traditional clay techniques such as slip and score, slabs, coils, etc.) to create various 3D art pieces.
Please see our Facebook post for more photos of the masterpieces.
Saturday, April 1st, 2023: Syracuse Academy of Science Elementary School Science Fair winners had the opportunity to participate in the MOST's CNY Science & Engineering Fair hosted at Le Moyne College! Atoms saw projects from students of all ages across Syracuse and presented their projects to the judges. We are very proud of how hard they worked to prepare and how well they represented our school at the fair! Congratulations Atoms!
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023: Syracuse Academy of Science Elementary School collected canned and dry foods to donate to St. Lucy's Food Pantry in March. St. Lucy's goal is for people in need to come to their food pantry and have the same selections they would be able to at the grocery store. Families and #SASAtoms showed generosity by bringing food items ranging from mac n cheese to canned fruits and vegetables to their favorite cereals! Atoms received a dress-down pass for participating, but the whole school felt the magic of giving to those in need.
Great job paying it forward, Atoms.
Wednesday, March 1st, 2023: College visits are important to our education at the Science Academies of New York. Syracuse Academy of Science High School students visited Utica University and were given a thorough campus tour, including academic and athletic facilities. Students ate lunch in the dining hall to top off the college experience. After lunch, scholars moved across the Mohawk River to SUNY Polytechnic Institute. After an information session, students experienced an in-depth view of another campus, including their tech and makerspaces.
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