Food, Face Painting, and more at the Welcome Back BBQ
Saturday, September 21, 2019—The elementary and high school team up together to host a Welcome Back BBQ, to not only conclude the Homecoming festivities, but to celebrate new beginnings such as the start of a successful school year. From bounce houses, to face painting, to silent auctions, to of course delicious food, it was fun for the whole family. All proceeds from this event benefited UAS Athletics. Thank you to all who helped organize this event, as well as, the families who were able to attend. To view more pictures from this event, please visit our Facebook page.
Wildly Creative Spirit Week at UASCS Elementary
Tuesday, September 17, 2019—Pump, pump, pump it up! Pump that Atom spirit up. Elementary Atoms show off their school spirit as they celebrate Utica Academy of Science High School's first-ever Homecoming. Students partook in spirit week with various dress up days that were wacky, clever, and creative.
Monday: Silly Sock Day
Tuesday: Pajama Day
Wednesday: Mismatch Day
Thursday: Color Day (Kindergarten - Red, 1st Grade - Blue, 2nd Grade - Yellow)
Friday: Wacky Hair Day
Homecoming Weekend Continues at the Welcome Back BBQ
Saturday, September 21, 2019—Homecoming Weekend was in full swing as the middle school teachers, faculty and staff geared up for their Welcome Back BBQ. An afternoon filled with families meeting their students' teachers, and students having an opportunity to sign up for school clubs and activities. The Atoms team shared a labor of love and acts of service by not only preparing the lunches but serving them as well to the families and the community members. To view more pictures of the event, please visit our Facebook page.
Story of the Day - Literacy Night was fun for the Family
Wednesday, September 11, 2019—Reading is a novel idea and our Elementary Atoms shared their love for books, literature and even Legos with their family at our annual Literacy Night. Literacy-based activities were held in the classroom for families to enjoy. In addition, Utica Academy of Science Elementary School hosted a Scholastic Book Fair, where students perused timeless stories and books like If you Give a Mouse a Brownie. Not to mention, Atoms had an opportunity to sign up for our first-ever Lego League, Jr. team. Thank you to all the families who were able to attend. For more pictures, please visit our Facebook page.
Friday, September 20, 2019—Ready. Set. GOAL! Homecoming will be taking place next week on Friday, September 20th. The first homecoming game will kick-off with Girls Varsity Soccer at 6:30 PM followed by Boys Varsity Soccer at 8:00 PM. Both games will be held at HCCC. In addition, each building will be showcasing and celebrating their Atoms spirit. Please see details below. Let's go Atoms!
In honor of homecoming on Friday, September 20th, Atoms will have an the option to dress down and wear their official 2019 Homecoming t-shirt.
To get pumped up for the big games, the Pep Rally will be held from 2:45 PM to 3:30 PM.
Literacy Night 2019
Wednesday, September 11, 2019—Join the Elementary Atoms as they host their annual Literacy Night and Scholastic Book Fair on Wednesday, September 11th. Families will be able to enjoy an evening filled with literacy legends and of course the school communities as we develop and inspire a passion for reading. Please see the details below for each event.
Welcome to our Newest Atoms and their Families
Tuesday, August 20, 2019—With the school year starting in just a little over a week, we welcomed our new Atoms to the Utica Academy of Science Middle School Family at the New Parent Orientation. Families learned about the goals for the upcoming school year, school policies, and procedures. They even were able to have hands-on-training with SchoolTool. In addition, families were able to discover how we continue to build success one Atom at a time through rigorous curriculum, fostering a safe environment that supports students needs. We look forward to seeing all of our Atoms on Thursday, September 5th for the First Day of School.
UASCS Kindergarten Moving Up Ceremony
Wednesday, June 26, 2019—Oh the places you go! We look back on a highlight for our Kindergarten Atoms, their Moving Up Ceremony. Students, families, faculty and staff all gathered to witness this momentous occasion as they watched their Atom walk across the stage for the first time with a 'diploma' in hand. Congratulations Atoms, we wish you nothing but the best in the first grade and for many years to come.
Congratulations to the Class of 2019
Friday, June 28, 2019—Faculty, family and friends join together to witness a once in a lifetime celebration for the Class of 2019, graduation. This academic milestone was held at Mohawk Valley Community College, with guest speaker none other than Congressman Anthony Brindisi. A moment filled with laughter, tears and cheers, we congratulate these Atoms and wish them great success in their future endeavors. Once an Atom, always an Atom. To view more pictures from the 2019 graduation, please visit our Facebook page.
Elementary Atoms Hosted First Ever Field Day
Friday, June 7, 2019—A beautiful sunny day filled with laughter, excitement, cheers, games and activities for the elementary school Atom's first ever Field Day event. Students partook in an epic game of Tug o' War, competed in various relay races, tested their tossing ability with corn hole, and much more! Students won medals and trophies if they exemplified team behavior, and good sportsmanship behavior. Great job Atoms!