3rd Graders Learn Etiquette at UNO Pizzeria

Utica Academy of Science 3rd Graders go on Field Trip to Uno Pizzeria

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023: Third-grade Utica Academy of Science students took a field trip to UNO Pizzeria and Grill, where they practiced restaurant etiquette! Atoms were excited to have lunch with their classmates in a restaurant. We also got a tour of the kitchen and made homemade pizzas! We topped off the day with a delicious dessert and a restaurant etiquette activity. We were so grateful for this opportunity and hope to be back soon!

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UAS Atoms Soccer Club gets a Kick Start

Introducing the Utica Academy of Science Atoms Soccer Club

Thursday, February 9th, 2023: Introducing the Utica Atoms Soccer Club! The club finished its first session with 55 students enrolled. Going into the second session, we have over 120 students registered! The students participated in various activities, including skill and character development and gameplay experience.

Men's Varsity Soccer Coach Tyler Merriam leads Utica Atoms Soccer Club with the help of program coaches Mohammed Abuzamak and Camil Hamza. The Varsity Soccer team athletes also get involved by providing mentorships for the younger students coming through to help enhance the sense of community within our program!

This program is just the beginning of what we intend to offer to our Utica Atoms soccer students!!

Ms. Thayer's 6th Grade Class Turn a New Page

Utica Academy of Science 6th Graders are the First Class to use the School's Library

Friday, January 27th, 2023: It was a big day for Utica Academy of Science Atoms! Thanks to the efforts of so many, Ms. Thayer’s 6th graders started a new chapter as the first class/grade ever to sign out books and use the library! Students were excited about this opportunity and grateful for much-needed independent reading time.

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Local Musician Visits UAS Performing Arts Club

Utica Academy of Science Performing Arts Club is Visited by a Local Musician

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023: Utica musician, Mike Barr, came to talk to Utica Academy of science elementary students about guitar, songwriting, and performing with our Performing Arts Club. The scholars got to listen to live music, strum on an electric guitar, and hear all about what it takes to play instruments live!

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UAS JSHS Atoms Participate in Micron Robotics Challenge

Combat Climate Change: UAS High School Students Compete in Micron Robotics Challenge

Saturday, January 28th, 2023: Junior-senior high school Utica Academy of Science Atoms participated in the Micron Robotics Challenge. This year’s challenge prompt was “Combat the effects of climate change.” Teams needed to be made up of at least four students, and individual schools were limited to 3 teams maximum. Teams had to design, build, and test a prototype device that addressed the challenge prompt and met certain specifications to be eligible for awards. Judges evaluated projects in a science-fair style judging session on three metrics: technical proficiency, design creativity/process, and student comprehension of STEM concepts.  

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4th Grade Atoms Practice Teamwork at AMF Pin-O-Rama Lanes

Utica Academy of Science Fourth Grade Atoms go on Field Trip to AMF Pin-O-Rama Lanes

Thursday, January 26th, 2023: Utica Academy of Science fourth graders took a gutterly perfect trip!  Atoms went to AMF Pin-O-Rama lanes in Utica. Our scholars had a great time bowling while learning the importance of teamwork to achieve their goals!

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UAS Awards K-2 Students of the Month

Utica Academy of Science Elementary Atoms are Awarded at Students of the Month Assembly

Thursday, January 26th, 2023: It’s time to celebrate the December and January students of the month! Utica Academy of Science K-2 students were recognized for having the highest dojo points in their class. Students of the month were recognized for the December character trait, responsibility, and for the January trait, acceptance. 

Congratulations to all our Dojo’s and students of the month! We love celebrating YOU.

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Atoms Varsity Volleyball Win Against Herkimer

Utica Academy of Science Varsity Volleyball Team Defeats Herkimer

Thursday, January 26th, 2023: Congratulations to the Utica Academy of Science Varsity Volleyball team on their win against the Herkimer Magicians!

These players and coaches rose to the occasion against all odds and came home with the W!

Thank you for supporting UAS Athletics!

2nd Graders Exercise their Right to Have Fun

Utica Academy of Science 2nd Graders get Athletic at Accelerate Sports

Friday, January 20th, 2023: 2nd Grade Atoms took a field trip to Accelerate Sports in Whitesboro. Scholars went through a series of stations playing soccer, basketball, and kickball and even convinced the teachers to play kickball! Afterward, students were surprised with another series of stations playing dodgeball, relay races, and using a giant parachute to play games. The scholars were energetic all day and had a wonderful time exercising!


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

UAS Elementary School

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Frankfort, NY 13340
Phone: 315-574-3000
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Frankfort, NY 13340
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