A "Taste" of Culture in the 7th Grade

On Tuesday, January 24th 2017, the 7th grade students of the SAS Middle school worked together to create cultural dishes such as sweet potato pie and Baklava. Baklava from turkish culture and sweet potato pie from African american culture.  Students enjoyed cultural around the world music as they were preparing their meals to create a culturally fulfilling environment. Students worked together as a team to put together the recipe  and create the dishes. For the math component students scaled the recipes down and were able to calculate the recipes in half sizes. Students were very excited and motivated to put their cooking skills to work as well as their ability to calculate and work as a team.  This experience was brought to the school by our Culturally Responsive Lesson Program.  This program accentuates and celebrates the amazing cultural diversity in our schools.


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3rd Grade Field Trip to Revolutions Bowling Alley

On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, our third graders enjoyed some friendly competition at Revolutions Bowling Alley at Destiny USA. Students displayed extraordinary teamwork and sportsmanship. They cheered on their peers and gave plenty of encouragement to their friends regardless of their bowling scores. All of the students played fair, tried their best, and enjoyed some well-deserved fun!


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SAS Ranked in CNY High School Basketball Media Poll

On Monday, January 23, 2017 the SAS boys basketball team was featured in a Syracuse.com article after being ranked in the CNY High School Basketball Media poll. 

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SAS continues torrid scoring with 89-71 win over Auburn

On Friday, January 20, 2017, the SAS boys basketball team was featured on Syracuse.com "The Syracuse Academy of Science boys basketball team has been on a lethal scoring binge this month and that trend continued on Friday with a 89-71 victory against Auburn."

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SAS girls basketball team player "surpassed 1,000 career points". 

On Wednesday, January 18, 2017 SAS womens basketball team player Lyrik was featured again on Syracuse.com. "The junior surpassed 1,000 career points in the Atoms' 69-49 home victory over Tully on Wednesday night, notching another triple-double in the effort. Jackson entered the contest with 977 points and now stands at 1,004 after her 27-point, 15-rebound, 12-steal masterpiece against the Black Knights."

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Lyrik Jackson leading Syracuse Academy of Science to new heights

On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 the Syracuse.com featured an article about the SAS Atoms girls basketball team. 

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Section III girls basketball top ten scorers and stat leaders

On Friday, January 13, 2017 Syracuse.com featured SASCS student Lyrik in an article. "Syracuse Academy of Science's Lyrik Jackson is currently the top scorer in Section III with 341 points scored". 

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Middle School holds 2nd Marking Period Award Ceremony

On Friday, January 20th, 2017 the SAS Middle School held its 2nd Quarter Award Ceremony. This is a special event in that staff and students get to celebrate a wide range of accomplishments. Awards including Best Academic, Best Citizen, Student of the Month, and Most Improved were given to deserving students. In addition, the many great students who achieved Honor and High Honor Roll were also recognized. The event was highlighted by a performance by the Middle School Step Team. Events such as this are a celebration of the many accomplishments of our students as they work to accentuate all that SAS stands for!


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SAS Lady Atoms Modified Team started the season with WIN

On Thursday, January 19th, 2017, SAS Lady Atoms Modified Team played against Southside Academy today on January 19th, 2017. This is the first game of the season and Atoms started strong. Final score is 43-15. Congratulations #SASAtoms. Keep up the good work. 


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7th Graders adventure through the 5 Wits Universe

On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 the 7th grade students of the SAS Middle School went on a field trip to 5 Wits in Destiny USA. Students participated in three of the team building adventures the store had to offer. The Drago's Castle was navigated with some magical help from a fairy princess. The evil Cabal was defeated in the Espionage Adventure. The 7th graders confronted the evil Pharaoh in the Tomb Adventure. Students even explored the perils of Deep Space!  The trip was capped with some lunch in the food court with friends and teachers!


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