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SAS Middle School students take part in Hour of Code

On Thursday, December 10th and Friday, December 11th, 2015, the 5th and 6th grade science students participated in the Hour of Code. Students participated as an extension of the newly implemented computer coding curriculum that has been implemented from K-6. Students coded games using Star Wars, Minecraft, Flappy Bird, and Frozen Themes. This is a national event that is enjoyed my millions of students. The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. This event demonstrates the SAS commitment to giving our students 21st century skills.

November Student of the Month Award Ceremony at Middle School

On Friday, December 4th, 2015, the Middle School held the November Student of the Month Ceremony. This event is special to the staff as it gives us the ability to recognize students efforts in their academics, behavior, and citizenship. Parents were on hand to enjoy the celebration. Keep reaching for the stars ATOMS!

Nearly 1500 items were donated to In My Father's Kitchen

Through the first three weeks of November, the SAS Middle School conducted a can food drive. The proceeds were to benefit the local community. In My Father's Kitchen is an organization that has SAS ties as Mr. John Tomino is the father of one of our outstanding 9th grade students. His goal is to reach as many individuals in the area who are in need of a helping hand.  Nearly 1500 items were donated by our middle school families. On the 23rd of November, the student body presented these items to Mr. Tomino. He spoke to the students in an assembly about the roots of his organization and the importance of helping others. Key in the presentation was the 6-B class, they donated over 300 items! In the holiday season, we continue to see what our amazing ATOMS are all about!

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Seventh Graders visited LeMoyne College

On Friday, November 20, 2015, seventh grade students at the Syracuse Academy of Science Middle School took a trip to LeMoyne College. Although, the main focus of the trip was to see the LeMoyne Science Center, the students were treated to the entire college campus. Highlights included the Madden School of Business, the Dolphin Den, the Noreen Reale Falcone Library, and more. Our inquisitive students spent the time asking questions to our great tour guides and continued the practice back at our school. As a school that stresses college acceptance and preparation, it is very important to how our amazing students what secondary education is all about!

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Sixth Graders visited LeMoyne College

On Thursday, November 19, 2015, sixth grade students at the Syracuse Academy of Science Middle School took a trip to LeMoyne College. Although, the main focus of the trip was to see the LeMoyne Science Center, the students were treated to the entire college campus. Highlights included the Madden School of Business, the Dolphin Den, the Noreen Reale Falcone Library, and more. Our inquisitive students spent the time asking questions to our great tour guides and continued the practice back at our school. As a school that stresses college acceptance and preparation, it is very important to how our amazing students what secondary education is all about!

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Fifth Graders visited LeMoyne College

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, fifth grade students at the Syracuse Academy of Science Middle School took a trip to LeMoyne College. Although, the main focus of the trip was to see the LeMoyne Science Center, the students were treated to the entire college campus. Highlights included the Madden School of Business, the Dolphin Den, the Noreen Reale Falcone Library, and more. Our inquisitive students spent the time asking questions to our great tour guides and continued the practice back at our school. As a school that stresses college acceptance and preparation, it is very important to how our amazing students what secondary education is all about!

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SAS Middle School attended MOST Build Em & Bust Em bridge building competiton

On Saturday, November 14th, 2015, 3 teams from the SAS Middle School attended the MOST Build Em & Bust Em bridge building competition. 5 students from 5th grade and 1 student from the 6th grade competed in Section II. Each of them greatly enjoyed the experience as they both competed in their competition and got to take in the amazing MOST displays and activities.

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Chef Tom Kiernan visits SAS!

On Friday, November 13th, Chef Tom Kiernan came to SAS high school to speak with some of our 12th and 11th grade students as well as the 9th grade. Chef Tom is the Executive Chef for the new Marriott Syracuse Downtown Hotel opening this Spring. He spoke with our students about his career choices and shared his journey to where he is now. Chef Tom even brought us some honey from his beehives and discussed the difference between the 2 jars of honey! Chef Tom shared his words of wisdom with the students, telling them to find something they love doing and to pursue it. The students really enjoyed the visit and we would love to have him back again next year.

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Seniors Visit RI for College visits!

This past Friday, November 13th, about a third of the senior class went to RI to visit 2 colleges. The students visited Roger Williams University and Brown University. The group also got to visit 2 of the nicest towns Rhode Island has to offer, Jamestown and Newport. Other being a little chilly, the students had a nice time and we hope visit these schools again next year!

 

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SAS Places in CNY Build'em & Bust'em Competition at MOST Museum!

On Saturday, November 14th, six of SAS's Robotics Team members went to the MOST Museum with Mr. Zengin and Mr. Altin to compete in the CNY Build'em & Bust'em Competition. There were 99 teams in attendance and both SAS teams placed in the competition!

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