Season's Greetings from SANY Schools - 2023
Dear Utica Academy of Science Charter School families, teachers, staff, atoms, and community,
Believe it or not, it’s finally that time of the year, a season of joy, giving, and well-deserved relaxation. You’ve all been extraordinary examples of leaders and strong community members. Let’s take a moment to commend ourselves on the impeccable progress we’ve made during the first semester, regardless of the obstacles we’ve encountered.
- UAS celebrated the 10-year milestone of providing high-quality public school education to children in the Utica community.
- UAS JSHS held the annual Back to School Night for new and returning families.
- Retired NYS Judge and SANY board member Jawwaad Rasheed hosted a lesson with UAS JSHS students.
- UAS Elementary held student of the month and dojo awards for September, October, and November.
- On Monday, October 2nd, The UAS Boys Varsity Soccer Team achieved their 6th win of the season with a 3-2 victory against the Waterville Eagles.
- UAS HS came in 6th place at the CNY Steamboat Challenge at the Museum of Science & Technology in Syracuse.
- The UAS Girls Varsity Soccer team had their Senior Night on October 13th.
- UAS Elementary School celebrated Unity Day, the main event of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, by wearing orange.
- Boys Varsity Soccer achieved a Sectional game win against South Lewis on October 18th.
- UAS Elementary held the first annual Trunk-Or-Treat event at the school.
- UAS staff become certified in the Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED training.
- UAS JSHS Atoms participated in the CNY Bridges Challenge & an 8th-grade team received 9th place.
- UAS World Cultures Club traveled to Rochester for a day to experience Turkish culture and cuisine.
- Girls Varsity Basketball defeated Morrisville and achieved their second win in a row.
- UAS Elementary School holds a special breakfast for November Student of the Month recipients.
Now it’s time to deck the halls and share precious memories with loved ones. Remember, we are not just a district but a family. I look forward to building success one Atom at a time in the New Year.
Dr. Tolga Hayali