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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.
 

First Annual Veterans Appreciation Day

 
On Friday, November 9, 2018, #UASCS High School held its First Annual Veterans Appreciation Program. Nine veterans were honored and thanked by the #UASCS community for their service and the sacrifices they made for this country.
 
The first part of the program included a small ceremony during which veterans were presented with framed Certificates of Honor and attendees watched a video of students and staff expressing their gratitude. Following the ceremony, veterans walked through the high school hallways to be greeted by all students and staff while patriotic music played over the speaker system. Finally, veterans and select students participated in a conversation table while enjoying cake and beverages. Thank you to the veterans, students, and staff who participated and thank you to Mrs. Paul for planning this wonderful event!
 

Build 'Em and Bust 'Em with #UASCS Middle School

 
On Saturday, November 10, 2018 #UASCS middle school students participated in CNY Bridges Build 'Em & Bust 'Em competition at the Museum of Science & Technology - MOST.
 
The Build ’Em and Bust ’Em bridge building competition gives students an opportunity to test their ability in engineering, teamwork, and design. Each team builds a balsa wood bridge to test the strength and durability of their design.
 
Each #UASAtom received a participation certification, but more importantly, they utilized their STEM skills as this project leading them to develop their engineering skills. Encouraging our students to participate in STEM Challenges is just one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.
 

Counting on Success at #UASCS Elementary

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, #UASCS families and their Atoms enjoyed a night of math activities with their teachers in the classroom. #SASAtoms and families played math-related games, like bingo, and created turkeys with numbered feathers. Encouraging families to practice foundational math skills in fun and exciting ways is one of the ways we are building success one ATOM at a time.

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Costume Contest at #UASCS High School

 
It was no ordinary Wednesday at #UASCS on October 31. On this Wednesday, anyone visiting might not have recognized the #UASAtoms walking through the halls. Scholars donated money to the 10th grade class and dressed up for Halloween. The costumes displayed their awesome creativity and cleverness - from Powerpuff Girls to Goku to Dwight Schrute, our scholars became someone else on this festive holiday.
 
Official Winners
 
5th Period Lunch Best Costume:
1st Place- Jon Hoole as Dwight Schrute
2nd Place- Olivia O’Sullivan Green as Indiana Jones
3rd Place- Shamar Mills as Goku
 
6th Period Lunch Best Costume:
1st- Dillon Stapleton as a Trojan Knight
2nd- Theresa Wasilewski as Wednesday Adams
3rd- Emily Cajic, Leila Rosic and Ajla Mujic as the Powerpuff Girls
 

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