UAS 2nd Graders Experiment with Magic During STEM Friday

2nd Graders at Utica Academy of Science Celebrate STEM Friday

Friday, October 27th, 2023: Double, double, toil and trouble! 2nd-grade Atoms celebrated STEM Friday by making a magic potion in science class. They combined yeast, food coloring, water, dish soap, and hydrogen peroxide. Our scholars enjoyed the experiment in small groups and then as a big group.

UAS ES Atoms Have Halloween Parade

Utica Academy of Science Elementary School Students do the Monster Mash

Tuesday, October 31st, 2023: Utica Academy of Science Elementary Atoms threw on their favorite Halloween costume and did the Monster Mash around the school! Junior-Senior High School students lined the hallway to cheer on their younger classmates. Even Clifford the Big Red Dog made a cameo! Hopefully, this was great practice for Atoms who went trick-or-treating after school!

UAS ES Holds First Annual Trunk-Or-Treat

Utica Academy of Science Holds Spooktacular Event

Thursday, October 26th, 2023: Ghosts, goblins, and Clifford the Big Red Dog! It was a howlin' good time when #UASCS Elementary School held its first-ever Trunk-or-Treat night. Staff and families decorated their trunks and passed out treats for our scholars and their families. It was a wonderful evening full of laughs, play, dancing, and community. 

Huge thanks to the FSA and Ms. Smith for helping organize this wonderful event and to everyone who came and participated. We can't wait to do it again next year!

SANY Presents the Atoms Family

We promised something special for the spooky season, and we are delivering. Coming to you straight from Nevermore Academy… I mean SANY… we present “The Atoms Family.” Don't miss out on this highly unique take on a classic where cartoon-like gothic macabre meets a twist of contemporary humor. Plus, you’ll definitely want to see Wednesday’s killer dance moves. 

Whether you’re a newcomer to the Addams Family or a seasoned veteran, there’s something here for everyone to love. 

So do us all a favor, grab your friends and neighbors, no don’t you wait ‘till later…. Here’s the Atoms Family! *Snap* *Snap*

If you want to be part of the Atoms Family, visit

UAS 4th Grade Fun Friday STEM Experiment

Utica Academy of Science 4th Grade Atoms Participate in Spooky STEM Activity

Friday, October 20th, 2023: Every Friday is Fun Friday for the 4th grade! Our STEM activity on Friday, October 20th, was a spooky experiment to see which liquid dissolves candy corn the fastest! The classroom bet on vinegar, but it turns out soda was the winner!

UAS ES Wears Orange for Unity Day

Utica Academy of Science Celebrate National Unity Day

Wednesday, October 18th, 2023: Utica Academy of Science Elementary scholars and staff participated in Unity Day, the main event of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, to send a visible message that no child should ever experience bullying. Everyone wore orange and displayed orange artwork throughout the school that was made by scholars and staff. Each class also discussed bullying and completed a classroom pledge to stand together against bullying and unite for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. 

UAS HS Comes in 6th Place at the CNY Steamboat Challenge

Utica Academy of Science 6-9th Graders Participate in CNY Steamboat Challenge

Saturday, October 14th, 2023: Utica Academy of Science Atoms in 6-9th grade competed in the “Steamboat Challenge“ at the Museum of Science & Technology in Syracuse. Students were tasked with constructing and designing a mini-working steamboat. There were 11 teams from Utica Academy of Science and a total of about 70 teams in the competition. Please congratulate the following 8th graders for receiving  6th place: Amazyn Edwards, Joud Milhem, and Amineh Shehadeh.

UAS 2nd Graders Visit Savicki's Farm Market

Utica Academy of Science Second Grade Atoms take a Fall-Themed Field Trip

Tuesday, October 10th, 2023: What’s orange and faster than a speeding train?

Super Pumpkin!

It was a beautiful fall day when second graders visited Savicki's Farm Market in Clinton, NY. #UASAtoms enjoyed a hayride, a corn maze, and even picked pumpkins. Happy Fall!

It’s a Farmer's Life for UAS 8th Graders

Utica Academy of Science 8th Graders Travel Back in Time

Thursday, October 5th, 2023: Utica Academy of Science 8th-grade students traveled back in time when they visited the Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown. Students experienced life during the 1800s. Atoms worked on the homestead and became blacksmiths, master printers, 19th-century pharmacists, and more!

UAS JSHS Holds Fall Sports Pep Rally

Fall Athletes are Celebrated at Utica Academy of Science's Pep Rally

Friday, October 6th, 2023: Utica Academy of Science Junior-Senior High School organized a Pep Rally! Fall sports teams were introduced, and Atoms played competitive games with each other. 

Good luck this season to our athletes!


Utica Academy of Science Charter School is part of Science Academies of New York.

UAS Elementary School

160 School Lane,
Frankfort, NY 13340
Phone: 315-574-3000
Fax: 315-574-3008

UAS J/S High School

160 School Lane,
Frankfort, NY 13340
Phone: 315-266-1072
Fax: 315-266-1073


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