Common Councilor Susan Boyle Inspires #SASCS Kindergartners
On Thursday, November 15, 2018, our Kindergartners enjoyed a visit from Syracuse Common Councilor Susan Boyle. Ms. Boyle spoke with our students about the importance of voting and letting your voice be heard. She followed up their conversation with the wonderful story, "Duck For President." #SASAtoms asked her questions about how she got into politics, and how voting works. Thank you, Ms. Boyle, for your visit and insight. We loved having you! Connecting our students to community leaders is just one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.
Second Grade Gives Thanks to VanDuyn Residents
On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, second grade students from #SASCS ventured up the hill to Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. #SASAtoms joined residents from Van Duyn in creating crafts including placemats for Thanksgiving and discussing with residents the things they are thankful for in their lives. Partnering across generations is just one of the ways that we are building success one ATOM at a time.
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Quarterly Awards at #SASCS Middle School
On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the #SASCS Middle School assembled as a community to celebrate student achievement. #SASAtoms were honored for the following; Demonstrating Citizenship, Most Improved, Honor Roll, High Honor Roll, Student of the Month, Best Academic and our Golden Atom. We are proud of each of our #SASAtoms and love celebrating their achievements. Together, we are building success one ATOM at a time.
Student Council at #SASCS Middle School
Congratulations to the seven students selected to participate in the 2018-2019 #SASCS Middle School Student Council. These #SASAtoms will work to establish a positive school culture as well as promoting school spirit, academic success, and good citizenship throughout the school. They will also address identified problems and spearhead special projects within #SASCS.
Saige Collins - President
Adelynn Carruthers - Secretary
Collin Dean - Historian
Shaniya Hodges - Vice President
Serenity James - Public Relations Officer
Tavin Penix - Co-president
Taris Williams - Treasurer
and Mrs. McCarthy - Student Advisor
Supporting our students to feel empowered and learn about leadership is just one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.
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#SASAtoms Win Big at the 2018 Build 'Em and Bust 'Em Competition
On Saturday, November 10, 2018 the #SASCS Robotics Team attended the CNY Bridges Build 'Em & Bust 'Em competition at the MOST museum. #SASCS entered the tournament with three middle school and nine high school teams. According to their website The Central New York Bridges: Build ’Em and Bust ’Em bridge building competition gives students an opportunity to test their ability in engineering, teamwork, and design. Each team builds a balsa wood bridge to test the strength and durability of their design.
#SASAtoms received the First, Third and Fourth Place in Category 3 and First Place in Category 2 at the CNY Bridges Build 'Em & Bust 'Em competition. We also received the best name award in category 3.
Please congratulate the following students who participated in CNY Bridges Build 'Em & Bust 'Em competition.
Middle School Teams (Category 2)
First Place — Nevaeh Kelley
High School Teams (Category 3)
First Place — Joseph Capra, Abdullah Cetin, and Jade Regner
Third Place — Betul Bektas and Amina Andelija
Fourth Place — Azamat Karimov and Riley Phuc
Best Name Award — Karl Russo and Benjamin Cameron
"The suspension is killing me."
Special shout out to our 7th grade team for their participation — Morgan Purcell, Yakina Sika and Theodore Simon
Pep Rally at #SASCS
On Friday, November 9, 2018, #SASAtoms celebrated their first marking period achievements. Students were awarded for their honor roll and high honor roll status. In addition to our academic victories, #SASCS celebrated our athletics programs as well. We are ready and excited for the upcoming season. Go Atoms!
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#SASAtoms Visit Corning Museum of Glass
On Friday, November 2, 2018, #SASCS Art Club and Shehoop Club went on a field trip to the Corning Museum of Glass. #SASAtoms enjoyed watching demos and visiting the contemporary art wing of the museum. The students then traveled to Ithaca Commons for pizza and enjoyed the sites around the lovely college town of Ithaca. These community outings are just one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.
Not sure what the Shehoop Club is? The acronym stands for -students, helping, everyone, handle, outside, opportunities, and priorities. We are so excited to share the great work they do this year with you.
College Guidance Events at #SASCS
When we say we are a college preparatory school, we mean it in every sense of the phrase. Our college guidance dept. had a busy start to the year, already hosting speakers from SUNY Geneseo, Alfred State, Princeton, the Air Force Academy, and SUNY Brockport. Each of these schools brings something unique to share with our #SASAtoms about the college application process and experience.
On Friday, November 2, 2018, we hosted a Financial Information Session for our 12th grade #SASAtoms and their families. LaSonya Griggs, Associate Dean of Enrollment Management at Tompkins Cortland Community College, was our speaker. She presented some financial aid opportunities to our students and explained in detail the application process. The session was designed to help students gain knowledge of the process and to ensure that the application is completed accurately and that all required documentation is provided.
Next up, our college fair on November 15th. We are expecting over 23 colleges from across the state to join us in helping us build success one ATOM at a time.
2018 Science Fair at #SASCS High School
On Friday, November 2, 2018, The #SASAtoms had a strong showing at the Annual High School Science Fair, showcasing diverse projects from all levels at the High School. Cutting-edge research projects from our cooperative summer program with SUNY Oswego were complemented by bold freshman solutions to everyday problems. Winners, finalists and honorable mentions to be announced next week! Keep your eyes peeled for submissions to the 40th annual Central New York Science & Engineering Fair and Genius Olympiad next spring.
Engaging our scholars in meaningful scientific inquiry is just one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.
Construction Career Day for #SASCS
On Thursday, October 11, 2018, #SAS high school students traveled to the NYS Fairgrounds for Construction Career Day, an event put together to introduce high school students to a wide
assortment of career opportunities within the construction industries. Students were able to participate in many different hands-on activities, including the operation of excavating
equipment, welding, bricklaying, painting, and carpentry. We are building success one ATOM at a time.