No School on Good Friday

Friday, March 29th, 2024: Attention SANY families: Please be advised that there will be no school on Friday, March 29th, in observance of Good Friday.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend. We look forward to welcoming Atoms back to school on Monday, April 1st.

SANY Charter Schools Closed for Mid-Winter Recess

The Science Academies of New York Announce Mid-Winter Recess

Friday, February 16th, 2024: Attention Science Academies of New York families: the school will be closed for President's Day on Monday, February 19th, and mid-winter break Monday through Friday, February 23rd. We look forward to welcoming students back on Monday, February 26th.

Stay safe and warm!

Happy Winter Recess

The Science Academies of New York Charter Schools Announce Winter Break

Friday, December 22nd, 2023: School's out! It's time to swap textbooks for snowballs! Unleash the magic of the holiday season.

For Syracuse and Utica schools, winter break begins today, December 22nd, and runs through Monday, January 1st. Winter break begins on Monday, December 25th for Rochester students. 

We look forward to welcoming all Atoms back on Tuesday, January 2nd!

Enjoy the time off!

Get Ready for a Battle of the Atoms

SANY Atoms will face off in Historic Boys Modified Basketball Game

On Tuesday, November 28th, 2023: SANY Schools, Syracuse Academy of Science, and Citizenship & Science Academy of Syracuse will face off in a historic competition. Not only is this a game between our two schools, but it’s also the first game between two Alumni who are head coaches for both schools that graduated from SAS. Coach McGriff and Coach Tape were also members of the State title team in 2011.

This is a pivotal moment in SANY’s history. Support the Atoms and show your SANY pride at 4:30 pm in the Citizenship Elementary School gym!

SANY Schools Closed for Thanksgiving Recess

The Science Academies of New York Charter Schools Thanksgiving Recess

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023: Let the gourd times roll!

Thanksgiving recess is from Wednesday, November 22- Friday, November 24. We look forward to welcoming Atoms back on Monday, November 27.

Enjoy the long weekend, and have a blessed Thanksgiving!

SANY Closed for Veterans Day

The Science Academies of New York Charter Schools Celebrate Veterans Day

Friday, November 10th, 2023: In Honor of Veteran's Day, there is no school today, Friday, November 10th. We are showing our appreciation to the brave men and women who have served and continue to serve our country. Let's take a moment to honor the sacrifices and remember that freedom is never free. We are forever thankful for those who have served and given us the freedom to thrive.

SAS MS & HS Picture Day

Smile, Atoms! Syracuse Academy of Science Middle & High School Announces Picture Day

Monday, September 18th, 2023: Smile, Atoms! Tuesday, September 19th is picture day for Syracuse Academy of Science 5th-7th graders. Wednesday, September 20th is picture day for Syracuse Academy of Science 8th-12th graders.

Uniforms must still be worn. 

September 11 Anniversary

SANY Reflects on the 9/11 Attacks

Monday, September 11th, 2023: Today, we remember the victims and heroes of 9/11. We recognize the selfless actions of the first responders who put their lives on the line to save others. We remember the bravery of the passengers on Flight 93, who put their lives at risk to protect citizens on the ground. We recognize the tragedy and grief of all those who lost loved ones on that fateful day. 

Take some time for reflection on this day that changed our nation forever. Let us always remember.

Parents can Help Update SANY Wellness Policy

SANY Families can Provide Input to District Wellness Policy

Thursday, July 27th, 2023: Parents, we need your help to make our school healthier!

Children spend most of their day at school. So, it’s important that they have healthy foods and drinks while they are here. Good nutrition helps fuel kids' bodies and minds to help them learn better at school. Our school wellness policy tells how our school makes the healthy choice easy. 

Parents can help update our wellness policy and to put it into action. The full SANY Wellness Policy is online at

Please provide your input to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by August 15th.

District Wide School Safety Plan Hearing

SANY Holding District-Wide Public School Safety Plan Meeting

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023: Dear Parents, Guardians, Students, Staff, and Stakeholders: the Science Academies of New York will hold a public hearing session for the district-wide school safety plan open to all school personnel, students, and the public. 

Please note that the public hearing sessions will be held at 10:00 AM on August 9th at the SANY Conference Center at 1415 W Genesee St, Syracuse, NY. You can also join virtually via Zoom; please see Zoom details below. 

  1. Zoom Meeting Link:
  2. Zoom Meeting ID: 814 4162 8972
  3. Zoom Passcode: 672921

Your participation is appreciated.

2023-24 SANY District Safety Plan Available for Public Comment

The Science Academies of New York District School Safety Plan is Announced for 2023-24 School Year

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023: Attention Science Academies of New York (SANY) families: Your child’s safety is our top priority. Please note that the 2023-24 SANY District Level School Emergency and Safety Plan is now available for public comment. The electronic copy of the plan is available below:

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Akyar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 315-671-5470.



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