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2019 Inquiry Capstone Presentations

Posted on May 21, 2019
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On Monday 5/20, Wednesday 5/22, and Thursday 5/23, SLA seniors will be presenting their inquiry capstone projects. The schedule for capstone presentations can be found here. Good luck, seniors!!!

Keystone Exams

Posted on May 13, 2019
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Categories: Academics, School Life

The Spring 2019 Keystone Exams are coming on Tuesday, May 14 and Thursday, May 16! Tuesday May 14 Keystone Testing Schedule Grade 9 is taking Algebra Grade 10 is taking Literature 8:15 AM – Testing Begins Class schedule after 11am Late Arrival 11:00 -11:40- Y Band 11:45-12:25- X Band 12:30-1:05- E Band 1:10-1:45- A Band…

Boys Ultimate Beats Holy Ghost Prep

Boys Ultimate Beats Holy Ghost Prep

Posted on April 9, 2019
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The SLA Boys Ultimate team took home a win against a very tough Holy Ghost Prep team on Tuesday, eking out a 15-13 victory. The Rockets were led by senior Eli Zimmerman with two goals and six assists, senior Jason Chen with three goals and five assists. Junior Grahm Bacon led the defense with four…

Girls Lacrosse Wins First Game Ever!

Girls Lacrosse Wins First Game Ever!

Posted on April 8, 2019
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by Emily Pugliese On Monday April 8th, the SLA/Palumbo Girls Co-op Lacrosse team won their first ever game 11-5 against Frankfort High School. The girls worked hard as they made their presence felt across the field. Senior Emily Pugliese led the way with six goals, followed by two shots from both Sahar Williams-Stevens and Rianne…

Four SLA Hoopsters Make All-Public!

Four SLA Hoopsters Make All-Public!

Posted on April 8, 2019
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Congratulations to SLA sophomore Rene Hart, freshman Sahar Williams-Stevens, sophomore Cam Simms, and senior Hamidou Doumbia for making the All Public basketball teams! The girls will play in the All-Public All-Star Games on Tuesday at Audenreid at 4:00 pm and 5:30pm and Hamidou will play on Friday evening at South Philly High School!  

Half Day Schedules-Week of 4/1

Half Day Schedules-Week of 4/1

Posted on April 2, 2019
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We will have half days on Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th. All students will be dismissed at noon. We will have a regular Wednesday schedule on 4/3 with slightly shortened classes to accommodate advisory at the end of the day. Students will be dismissed at 12:50 and expected to attend their ILPs and…

Robotics Takes Home Big Win

Robotics Takes Home Big Win

Posted on March 5, 2019
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SLA’s FIRST Robotics team, 4454 the Artisan Rockets, took first place at the Hatboro Horsham District Competition, and is currently ranked first in the MidAtlantic region. After working to build a robot for the last six weeks, the team approached their first competition with a level of perseverance and engineering ingenuity that not only allowed…

Braskem Capstone Accelerator Video

Braskem Capstone Accelerator Video

Posted on March 5, 2019
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Braskem, a Brasilian plastics company with a headquarters in Philly, has partnered with SLA for the past two years to provide mentorship and funding to select student Capstones.  All SLA seniors have the opportunity to do workshops with Braskem mentors and pitch their Capstone in a shark-tank style session hosted at Braskem.  Check out this…

2019 -2020 Student Board Representatives Application

2019 -2020 Student Board Representatives Application

Posted on March 4, 2019
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Attention sophomores and juniors! Are you interested in increasing student voice in the way our schools work? Apply to be one of our Student Board Representatives. Learn more here! Link: https://www.philasd.org/ schoolboard/about/student- board-representatives/2019- 2020-student-rep-application/

Join Our Team!

Join Our Team!

Posted on February 27, 2019
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Call for Teachers: “How do we learn?” “What can we create?” “What does it mean to lead?” These three essential questions form the basis of instruction at Science Leadership Academy (SLA) Schools, a network of School District of Philadelphia public schools that first opened in September 2006. SLA Schools are built on the notion that…