Atoms share their Creative Writing in a Poetry Slam
Thursday, June 13, 2019—Atoms are poets and they didn't even know it! Stepping outside their comfort zone, these young poets stepped up to the microphone and presented their creative writing to not only their teachers but their parents, and peers, as well. Poems included styles such as haikus, cinquains, acrostic poems and many different uses of figurative language. Great job Atoms!
SASCS Middle School Choir Sing National Anthem
Monday, June 3, 2019—SASCS middle school choir have a 'homerun' of an experience on a beautiful sunny day at NBT Bank Stadium. Atoms head out on the field, right in front of home plate, and sang the National Anthem at the Syracuse Mets game. In between innings, Atoms were able to compete in on-field activities for a chance to win prizes. One student was fortunate enough to even catch a foul ball. Thank you, Syracuse Mets for such a memorable event!
Atom's School Dance Raises Funds for PBL Classes
Thursday, May 30, 2019—In efforts to raise funds for Project Based Learning Classes, Atoms host their middle school dance. A great way for students to unwind, relax and have fun, as we get ready to complete another successful year. And what dance isn't complete without an epic 'Dance Battle.'
Atoms receive Student of the Year Award
Wednesday, June 12, 2019—Major award announcement for two of our high school Atoms! Recognized for their hard work in the STEM field, both Benjamin and Joseph were nominated for the Partners for Education and Business (an affiliate of MACNY)'s Student of the Year award. Congratulations to you both!
Atoms Welcome Guest Speakers for Girls Empowerment Night
Friday, May 17, 2019—Girls Empowerment Night is a time honored middle school tradition which focuses on developing strong, independent, confident young ladies at Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School. The theme for 2019 was strong, independent women in fields that have been thought of as 'male dominated' professions. Atoms welcomed four guest speakers to sit on a panel and discuss how strength, encouragement, determination and value are key components in being a successful female in any career. Guest speakers included: Spectrum News Meteorologist Vanessa Richards, United States Air Force Takeya Williams, CPS and Government Case worker Heather Douglass, and School Resource Officer and Detective Tina Black. Following the discussion Atoms enjoyed an evening of jewelry making, dance battles, open gym and a movie room.
SASCS Class of 2018 Senior Video
Friday, June 14, 2019—As our seniors get ready for their infamous walk across the stage to receive their diplomas we take a look and 'flashback' to last year's graduating class. Find out who the class of 2018 thanked, and where their adventure took them following graduation. Thank you for joining us on Facebook each Friday leading up to graduation as we shared videos from the previous graduating classes as we get ready to celebrate the class of 2019.
Atoms take field trip to Skä•noñh - Great Law of Peace Center
Wednesday, May 29, 2019—Taking classroom curriculum and blending it with a hands on experience is just one way we continue to build success, one Atom at a time. The 5th grade Atoms visit Skä•noñh - Great Law of Peace Center for a social studies field trip. Students were able to learn about the history and culture of the native peoples of Central New York. In addition, Atoms were able to see artifacts, hear stories, watch videos and more!
Musical Classics performed at Atom's Spring Concert
Thursday, June 6, 2019—The gym was filled with the sound of music ranging from vocal to instrumental, as Atoms celebrated a night of the fine arts. A favorite event amongst families, the spring concert and art show highlight art related events the Atoms have been working on throughout the year. This year's theme was the American Musical Theater, and it included compilations of many recognizable pieces. The concert finale was a tune from a musical classic, 'So Long, Farewell,' from Roger and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music. Our young and talented Atoms performed this number in both German and French. Following the performances families walked through rows of student artwork, posed in the photo booth, created a picture on the large mural and also wrote fan letters. Thank you to all who helped make this such a special night.
A Successful year with the SASCS Mentoring Program
Wednesday, May 22, 2019—Building success, one Atom at a time. One way Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School achieves this is through our mentoring program. Each year, elementary and high school students team up, and the results are inspiring … and successful. Our elementary students look up to our high school students as role models. Throughout the year, students form great bonds and they look forward to working together next school year.
Atoms cheer on the Syracuse Mets at Education Day
Wednesday, June 5, 2019—What a gorgeous day not only for a field trip, but for baseball and 'Education Day,' as well. The 4th grade Atoms visit Onondaga County Park's NBT Bank Stadium, the home of the Syracuse Mets, for an afternoon filled with popcorn, hot dogs and of course baseball. The Atoms had a 'homerun' of a good time. From singing along to Take Me Out to The Ball Game, to trying to catch a baseball or t-shirt, this field trip was one that will certainly go down in the record books as a win. Thank you, Syracuse Mets for such a memorable event!