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UAS Girls Basketball Team Makes History with Debut Game Win

Utica Academy of Science Girl's Basketball Defeats Cincinnatus

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022: Congratulations to the Utica Academy of Science girls' basketball team for their win against the Cincinnatus Lions! It was a close game, and it came down to a last-second win with a final score of 39-36.

Check out this video for highlights from the game. 

Elementary Students Honored for Accomplishments in November During Assembly

Utica Academy of Science Atoms Awarded for November Accomplishments

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022: Utica Academy of Science Elementary School held the student of the month assembly. These assemblies are held each month to award atoms who were selected as the student of the month for each grade. The Dojo winner is also honored by earning the highest points for outstanding performance for the month.

Congratulations to our November students of the month! Thank you for being role models to your classmates.

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Adventure Awaits: UAS 5th Graders Open Library Cards During Field Trip

Utica Academy of Science 5th Graders go on Field Trip to the Library

Monday, November 28th, 2022: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go,” Dr. Seuss. 

Utica Academy of Science fifth graders went on a field trip to the Utica Public Library. Scholars were able to open library cards and check out books. The Children's Area has several series we love, including Goosebumps, The Baby-Sitters Club, and Star Wars. We took a tour of the building, learning its history along the way. The trip included a winter-themed craft and snack! Our atoms are excited to keep using their library cards!


UAS Staff Share Thanksgiving Meal Together

Utica Academy of Science Staff Organize a Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022:  Utica Academy of Science junior-senior high school organized a Thanksgiving dinner for teachers and staff. It was so much fun to share a meal with the UAS Family before enjoying some much-needed time off with family. Thanks to all the talented cooks for preparing delicious food for everyone, especially turkey master chef Mr. Mirsen.

We are very thankful for our hard-working staff here at SANY. We hope everyone enjoyed Thanksgiving with their families and loved ones.

4th Graders have an Electrifying Experience at the NY Energy Zone

Utica Academy of Science 4th Graders Take a Trip to the Energy Zone

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022: Our fourth graders went on a field trip to the NY Energy Zone inside the Utica Zoo before they left for Thanksgiving break.

The NY Energy Zone gave our scholars an electrifying experience full of interactive exhibits, activities, movies, and videos. Atoms were introduced to the dynamic world of electricity, past, present, and future, and New York State’s part in it. Scholars also learned about New York State’s exciting electric history, great electric companies, and the important work at NYPA’s Frederick R. Clark Energy Control Center nearby in Marcy.

Twitter Post: Tues, Nov. 22nd, 2022: 4th-grade #UASAtoms had an electrifying experience at the NY Energy Zone.  Scholars learned about NY's electric history, electric companies & the important work at NYPA’s Frederick R. Clark Energy Control Center in Marcy.

Please check our Facebook page for more photos. 

They Shoot, They Score! UAS Kindergarteners Visit Accelerate Sports Complex

Utica Academy of Science Kindergarteners Learn about Athletics at Accelerate Sports Complex

Monday, November 21st, 2022: Utica Academy of Science Kindergarten classes had an amazing field trip to the Accelerate Sports complex. Atoms were taught about different types of sports and even saw demonstrations for each of them! Most of our atoms haven’t started playing a sport yet, so they were eager to learn something new!

Third Graders Experience the MOST in Syracuse

Utica Academy of Science Third Graders go on Trip to the MOST

Friday, November 18th, 2022: Utica Academy of Science third graders had a blast visiting the Most museum in Syracuse. From the dino zone, to the earth science discovery cave and the science playhouse there was something new to experience in every room! Atoms were able to interact with exhibits that they have been learning about in class. 

The MOST is always an exciting place to take our atoms!

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11 UAS Seniors are Accepted to Utica University on Instant Decision Day

Utica University Holds an Instant Decision Day at UAS High School

Thursday, November 10th, 2022: Utica Academy of Science is pleased to announce that 11 seniors were accepted to Utica University and received a scholarship of more than $5,000 per year! 

Utica University graciously visited UAS junior-senior high school for an instant decision day. Every single student who the admissions officers interviewed was accepted. 

Congratulations to the following seniors: Nanyelis Rodriguez, Alyssa Hoyos, Jackson Surinach, Ustena Kiuchun, Ajla Hajder, Eldina Omerovic, Aymiah Wynn, Zerina Tricic, Naida Mujkic, Muamer Huseinovic, and Alessa Milozzo.

Throw some sunglasses on because your future is bright!

Please visit our Facebook page for more photos of the accepted students!

K-2 Students of the Month Enjoy Lunch with Superintendent, Dr. Hayali

Utica Academy of Science Elementary Atoms Have Breakfast with Dr. Tolga Hayali

Thursday, November 17th, 2022: Our Elementary school K-2 students of October had a special breakfast with our Superintendent, Dr. Tolga Hayali. These atoms were chosen as students of the month for showing honesty. They had a chance to ask Dr. Hayali questions and talk about anything they may have on their mind. Dr. Hayali was very excited to meet our students and asked about their future goals and ideas to improve our school. It was such a sweet moment.

We are so proud of our little scholars!

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UAS 1st Graders Visit Animals at the Utica Zoo

Utica Academy of Science 1st Graders Take Field Trip to Utica Zoo

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022: Lions and tigers and bears… oh my! Utica Academy of Science 1st graders visited the Utica Zoo. They were excited to see the animals and the animals were excited to see them! The monkeys were showing off their tricks, the lions were roaring and the wolves were howling. We had a great experience walking through the nature trail where students followed the paw print clues to find their way out!

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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


1409 W Genesee St,
Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-671-5470
Fax: 315-671-5475


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