Hats off—and on!

On Monday, December 17, 2018, the latest monthly school assembly, teachers and staff acknowledged and applauded student-of-the-month and Class Dojo winners. Classes that showed the most responsible cafeteria behavior received The Golden Tray Award from Chartwells, our school’s food-service provider. Chartwells treated the winners to a snack and handed out free hats to all elementary school students. Parents of the honored students enthusiastically attended the event to show their support.

Happy Feet

On Thursday, December 20, 2018, toes were tapping as #UASCS Elementary and Middle School dance students participated in a dancing demonstration. The K-1 Tap and Jazz students made the hard art of dance look easy!

11th Grade Field Trip to Skate-A-While in Rome

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, many spins, spills, and a lot of laughter provided ample opportunity for the UASCS Junior class to learn how to work as a team as they visited Skate-A-While in Rome, NY.

Hear what some of the Juniors have to say about their team-building field trip:
“We all supported each other and nobody argued--we totally bonded” --Adelina
“It was one of the best team-building events I have ever experienced” --Tavia
“A good challenge for everyone” --Adem
“Best field trip ever” -- Drayton

Hoop it up!

On Saturday, January 5, 2018, #UASCS participated in a basketball contest at Utica College Clark Athletic Center. In an exciting match up, Atoms won by four points in a 60-56 win over Holland Patent.

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UASMS: Air Force Research Laboratories Field Trip

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, select sixth and seventh scholars had the opportunity to tour the Air Force Research Laboratories at the Griffiss Institute in Rome, NY. Scholars were introduced to STEM careers and learned about cryptography, high-performance computing, quantum computing, and nano computing.

Utica Councilman Visits #UASCS

On Monday, November 26, 2018, Utica City 4th District Councilman, Joseph Marino, stopped at #UASCS to tour the elementary and high school. Marino visited our English as a New Language Department, spoke with staff about the work they are doing, and then presented to our ninth grade #UASAtoms. Marino highlighted the value of volunteer work and being an engaged citizen. He then encouraged our #UASAtoms to become active participants within their community. Inviting community leaders to speak to our #UASAtoms is just one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.

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#UASAtoms Visit Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, #UASCS ninth graders voyaged to the Munson Williams Proctor Art Institue in Utica to study the Mythology Exhibit. Along with the Mythology Exhibit, our #UASAtoms received an introduction to the diverse styles of art currently on display. Providing our students with hands-on experiences relating to their coursework is just one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.

College Visits with #UASCS Middle School

On Friday, November 30, 2018, our eighth grade scholars visited either SUNY Oneonta or Hartwick College. Prior to the field trip #UASAtoms researched both colleges and were able to choose what college they wanted to tour based on their career interests. Staring the college and career exploration process in middle school is just one of the ways that we are building success one ATOM at a time.

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#UASCS Middle School Gives Back this Holiday Season

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, #UASCS scholars delivered turkeys to families that may not have enough to enjoy the holiday. Mr. Durmaz and his students organized it along with help from Mrs. D’Aoust and staff who helped to collect funds. Hannaford Supermarkets donated the fixings to complete the turkey meal. Thank you, Hannaford Supermarkets, and the entire #UASCS community. Teaching our scholars the value of philanthropic work is just one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.

November Awards Ceremony at #UASCS Elementary

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, #UASCS elementary students and their families celebrated during the November Student of the Month ceremony. Students who displayed honesty, and the top three ClassDojo winners were also awarded certificates of appreciation.
At the end of the assembly, our very own Specialist Wright dressed in her Army gear, discussed Veteran's Day and answered student questions. Students were thrilled to see one of their teachers in Army uniform. Celebrating student and community achievement is just one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.


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Frankfort, NY 13340
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