Atoms Perform in Music In our Schools Month

In April, the Syracuse Academy of Science high school band and choir traveled to Albany, New York, to perform in the ‘Music in Our Schools Month.’

Friday, April 1st, 2022It's music to our ears as we share that the Syracuse Academy of Science high school band and choir recently traveled to Albany, New York, to perform in the 'Music in Our Schools Month.' Students performed various pieces from diverse time periods to celebrate the importance of music education. Following their performance, Atoms also had an opportunity to tour the State Capitol and meet with State Senator Rachel May.

Senior Spotlight - Ronaysha Machuca

Syracuse Academy of Science high continues its Senior Spotlight series by recognizing Ronaysha Machuca, a member of the Class of 2022.

Saturday, April 16th, 2022Hoop, there it is! Syracuse Academy of Science high school's 3rd Senior Spotlight.

Join us throughout the remainder of the school year as we highlight various members of the Class of 2022 with our Senior Spotlight Series. Let us welcome and introduce Ronaysha Machuca!

Interview with Ronaysha

  • What is one major accomplishment you had in your senior year of high school? Getting accepted to colleges.
  • What are your goals for after high school? Attending college or maybe joining the military
  • Name one person that inspires you? Myself
  • What advice would you give to the next senior class? Don't slack because once you start, you can't stop
  • Where do you see yourself in five years? Not sure
  • If you could have dinner with any person living or dead, who would they be and why? My grandmother, to see what she thinks of me
  • Name three traits that describe you? Outgoing, Empathetic, Passionate
  • What is your favorite hobby? Cooking/Baking
  • What is a hidden talent that no one or only a few people know about you? Singing
  • What is your favorite memory of SAS? My last game in JV Basketball

Bugs and Kisses from Mrs. Bloss’ 2nd Graders

Syracuse Academy of Science elementary school students in Mrs. Bloss’ 2nd-grade science class observes and records daily changes of crickets and mealworms to learn about their unique life cycle.

Friday, March 11th, 2022Creepy crawlers, bugs and insects - the 2nd-grade students in Mrs. Bloss’ class at Syracuse Academy of Science elementary school are sending you ‘bugs’ and kisses.

As the Atoms prepared for their science lesson on insects, each student received their very own mealworm ‘pet.’ For this science experiment, Atoms were required to observe and record any and all daily changes to learn about the mealworm’s life cycle. Not to be out done, the Atoms also learned about the life cycle, anatomy and unique structure of crickets.

Elementary Atoms Participate in Youth Art Month

Syracuse Academy of Science elementary school students practice their painting and color mixing skills during Youth Art Month.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022Syracuse Academy of Science elementary school celebrated Youth Art; a program started in 1961 by the Art & Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) -  cooperating with the NAEA - a program administered by the Council for Art Education (CAE). Schools participating in Youth Art Month each March focus on the following goals.

  • Direct attention to the value of art education, which develops divergent and critical thinking skills, multicultural awareness, and technical communication and expressive skills.
  • Increase community, business & governmental support for art education.
  • Recognize that art is necessary for the full development of better quality of life for all people.
  • Expand art programs in schools & stimulate new ones.
  • Increase community understanding & interest in art & art education through involvement in art exhibits, workshops & other creative ventures.
  • Provide additional opportunities for individuals of all ages to participate in creative art learning.
  • Encourage commitment to the arts by students, community organizations & individuals everywhere.
  • Recognize art education as a viable component in the comprehensive education curricula that develops citizens of a global society.

We invite you to click here to visit our Facebook page to view the complete art collection from the Syracuse Academy of Science elementary school Atoms. These projects are all one-of-a-kind and truly express the creativity and thought of each artist.

Atoms Take 2nd Place in CNY Innovation Challenge

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Saturday, April 2nd, 2022Innovation begins here, as Syracuse Academy of Science middle school’s STEAM club not only participated in the CNY STEM Hub’s CNY Innovation Challenge, but also placed 2nd with the idea of a pencil dispenser.

For those not familiar with the CNY Innovation Challenge, it aims to spark ideas for developing unique products or services while fostering entrepreneurship. This challenge is open to students in grades 6th - 12th. Teams must have a minimum of 2 students maximum of 4 students. 

This is the second year in a row that Syracuse Academy of Science middle school has placed in the CNY Innovation Challenge! Congratulations, Atoms, and keep up the great work.

Congratulations to the March Students of the Month

Syracuse Academy of Science elementary school celebrates its Students of the Month who demonstrated the character trait of respect and being respectful to others.

Friday, April 1st, 2022Throughout March, Syracuse Academy of Science elementary school Atoms demonstrated the character trait of respect and the importance of being respectful to others. Students learned that to show respect for someone means to act in a way that demonstrates that you care about their feelings and well-being.

We want to give our Atoms a big round of applause and congratulations for not only being so respectful but for being selected as March's Students of the Month!

Congratulations, Atoms; keep up the great work. Tune in each month as we share, and celebrate the students selected for our monthly Student on the Month celebration.

Atoms Volunteer at Green Lakes State Park

Syracuse Academy of Science high school Congressional Awards students help make the world a better place by giving back to the community by raking leaves at Green Lakes State Park.

Saturday, April 2nd, 2022A beautiful spring day, an afternoon spending time with your friends, volunteering and giving back to the community. All in a day’s work for the Syracuse Academy of Science high school Congressional Awards students.

Last weekend, the Atoms dedicated a portion of their day to giving back to the community by raking leaves at Green Lakes State Park. The hours spent raking leaves will go towards the total volunteer hours needed for the Congressional Awards program. Way to go, Atoms; we are so proud of you!

Senior Spotlight - E. Eudell

Syracuse Academy of Science high school recognizes E. Eudell, a member of the Class of 2022 in its Senior Spotlight series.

Saturday, April 9th, 2022Please welcome to the 'hot seat,' Emani Eudell for Syracuse Academy of Science high school's next Senior Spotlight! Join us throughout the school year as we highlight various members of the Class of 2022 with our Senior Spotlight series.

Interview with Emani

  • What is one major accomplishment you had in your senior year of high school? Becoming more responsible with my work
  • What are your goals for after high school? Go to college, get a degree and to make my family proud
  • Name one person that inspires you? My father
  • What advice would you give to the next senior class? Work hard not just for others but for yourself
  • Where do you see yourself in five years? I see myself being a successful black women
  • Name three traits that describe you? Funny, outgoing, caring
  • What is your favorite hobby? Basketball (even though I only play for fun)
  • What is a hidden talent that no one or only a few people know about you? I don't really have a talent
  • What is your favorite memory of SAS? Seeing my friends in school everyday

Atoms Receive Awards for Success in NYS Testing

 Syracuse Academy of Science elementary and high school students received awards from Terra Science and Education for their achievements in New York State testing.

Friday, March 18th, 2022Last month, Syracuse Academy of Science elementary school and high school students were awarded for their outstanding achievements in New York State testing from the 2020 - 2021 school year. To celebrate their success, Atoms received a gift card from Terra Science and Education. 

In addition, Syracuse Academy of Science elementary school students in the third and fourth grades were invited to the presentation ceremony to help motivate and provide incentives for this year's New York State testing.

Keep up the great work, Atoms!

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair” - Macbeth

To begin their Shakespeare unit, Syracuse Academy of Science 9th-grade students attended a modern-day performance of Macbeth at the Red House Theater.

Friday, March 25th, 2022Syracuse Academy of Science high school's 9th-grade students kicked off their Shakespeare unit by attending a modern-day performance of Macbeth at the Red House Arts Center.

This modern Macbeth performance follows a brave Scottish general who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that he will become King one day. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia. 

Redhouse Artistic Director Temar Underwood directs this play with the titular role performed by Jon Hoche, who was the voice and puppeteer behind King Kong on Broadway.

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