High School Staff Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021—On a beautiful sunny day in Chittenango, Utica Academy of Science high school teachers, faculty and staff explored the great outdoors by taking a walk on the wild side. Staff visited a favorite field trip spot amongst students, The Wild Animal Park. During their staff outing, teachers were able to connect with one another, and exotic animals. A favorite animal amongst not only the students, but teachers alike is Jase the Giraffe. A great time was had by all …. including the animals!
Middle School Atoms Dress to Un-Impress
Thursday, May 27th, 2021—As Utica Academy of Science middle school Atoms geared up for their long Memorial Day weekend, the teachers, faculty, staff and students dressed to un-impress by committing fashion faux pas with mismatched prints and tacky style choices for their 'Themed Thursday,' Wacky Tacky Day!
With 5-weeks left of school, the 6th grade students introduced an 'End of Year' challenge to earn in-person dress up days or Themed Thursdays, by earning points. To achieve these points, the Proton, Neutron and Electron Houses must work together each week to earn 100 total house points. Points can be earned by doing the following activities.
- Demonstrating above and beyond participation
- Daily Academic activities
This past week, the Houses pulled together to earn them a 'Wacky Tacky Day!' Way to go, Atoms, we are so proud of you! Keep up the great work. We look forward to seeing more pictures for Themed Thursdays!
Tasty Treats to Reward Hard Work & Dedication
Tuesday, May 18th, 2021—On a beautiful sunny day, Utica Academy of Science middle school Atoms were recognized for all their hard work, perseverance, and dedication this past year during their Award Ceremony. To acknowledge their valiant efforts, the teachers, faculty and staff decided to do something extra special for the Atoms, an ice cream social! Following the Award Ceremony, students had an opportunity to enjoy a bowl of ice cream and socialize with their classmates. Please click here to visit our Facebook page to view more pictures from this event. Keep up the great work, Atoms!
Senior Atoms Prepare for their Upcoming Graduation
Wednesday, May 12th—After receiving thirteen years of education, countless tests, exams, papers and late nights studying there is one event that is weighing on the minds of the Utica Academy of Science high school students from the class of 2021. Graduation. With just over a month away, students, parents, teachers, faculty and staff are busy preparing for the upcoming commencement ceremony. Just last week, the class of 2021 picked up their cap and gown and tried them on for the first time! Students also had an opportunity to have their pictures taken professionally to commemorate this momentous occasion. In addition to pictures, Atoms also had a chance to decorate their caps as a way to celebrate all their hard work and accomplishments over these past thirteen years. We as a school and a community are looking forward to the upcoming graduation and commencement ceremony. Congratulations, to the soon to be graduating class of 2021. Click here to view more pictures from this event.
Middle School Teachers Receive a Tasty Treat
Thursday, May 6th, 2021—In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day earlier this month, middle school parent, Mrs. Przybila generously delivered delicious half moon cookies as a way to thank all the teachers for their hard work and dedication. Words can not express how grateful and appreciative all the teachers were for this kind gesture. Thank you, Mrs. Przybila for thinking of the Utica Academy of Science middle school teachers!
First Grade Atoms get Crafty Celebrating Earth Day
Wednesday, May 5th, 2021—The Utica Academy of Science first grade Atoms in Miss DeAngelis and Ms. Biel’s class, celebrated Earth Day by participating in a variety of hands-on, minds-on activities. Students could create the following items
- Mini greenhouse
- Recyclable bird feeder
- Thank You letter for Earth
- Brown paper bag earth
Each of these activities provided the students with an opportunity to learn about the importance of taking care of Earth, upcycling material to create something new, seed germination and much more. This year’s Earth Day theme was, ‘Restore our Earth.’ Click here to view more pictures from the Earth Day celebration. Keep up the great work, Atoms!
School Nurse Day 2021
Wednesday, May 12th, 2021—In honor of National School Nurse Day, Utica Academy of Science would like to take this moment to thank all of our school nurses for playing such a vital role not only this past school year but each and every day. These healthcare heroes make sure that our schools remain a safe, and healthy place where all students feel included and encouraged to learn especially during this unprecedented time in our nation's history. School nurses make a difference! Thank you for your hard work, dedication, and selfless commitment to the Atoms, teachers, faculty and staff. Happy School Nurse Day!
Atoms get Creative Celebrating Mother’s Day
Friday, May 7th, 2021—In honor of Mother’s Day the Utica Academy of Science elementary Atoms in Miss. DeAngelis & Ms. Biel’s handcrafted something creative for that special someone in their lives. The students flexed their creativity when designing their very own Mother’s Day card that reads, “I am like a flower, that is raised with love by you. You help me grow up big and strong, Mommy, thanks for all you do!” Thank you to all the wonderful mothers and female figures in the Atoms’ lives. Thank you for all that you do! We hope you all had a wonderful and happy Mother’s day.
UAS ES Welcomes the Future Class of 2034
Wednesday, March 5th, 2021—Utica Academy of Science elementary school opened its doors and welcomed the future Class of 2034 for their Kindergarten Screening. This was the first time many of the families were able to enter the building, and excitement was shared by everyone. Congratulations to all the soon to be Atoms, we look forward to having you join us next school year. Welcome to Utica Academy of Science elementary school!
UASCS Administration Team Become CPR Certified
Wednesday, April 28th, 2021—Utica Academy of Science administration team had an opportunity to become First Aid and CPR certified. As the health and safety of all students, faculty and staff are of the utmost importance, having faculty and staff become CPR and First Aid certified will help Utica Academy of Science continue to be able to respond to any emergency situation both in or outside of school.
During the CPR and First Aid training session, participants were able to learn how to apply CPR and First Aid techniques, how to properly operate the AED machine, and how to respond to any life-affecting events.