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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…

2-Hour Delay 2/12/19

2-Hour Delay 2/12/19

Posted on February 11, 2019
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There will be a 2-hour delay due to anticipated weather on Tuesday, February 12th. The shortened schedule is below. E – 10:15-11:00 Y – 11:05-11:50 X – 11:50-12:35 A -12:40-1:25 B – 1:30-2:15 C – 2:20-3:05

Debate Success

Debate Success

Posted on February 11, 2019
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Nzinga Suluki ’19 placed in the Quarterfinals in the Oral Interpretation category at the Liberty Bell Classic Speech and Debate tournament, held on February 8-10 this year at the University of Pennsylvania campus. Liberty Bell is a National Circuit Tournament, bringing together top high school competitors from across the nation. Nzinga is the first SLA…

Half Days - Report Card Conferences - Thursday 1/31 & Friday 2/1

Half Days – Report Card Conferences – Thursday 1/31 & Friday 2/1

Posted on January 25, 2019
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We invite families to join us for drop-in conferences on Thursday 1/31 (1-4) and Friday 2/1 (1-3.) At these conferences, you will have the option to meet with your child’s teachers on a drop-in basis. We will operate on a half-day schedule as seen below. Thursday C – 08:15-08:55 D – 09:00-09:40 E – 09:45-10:25…

US History Students Meet Gov. Rendell

US History Students Meet Gov. Rendell

Posted on January 23, 2019
Categories: Academics, School Life

Science Leadership Academy juniors Josiah Mast and Derek Jordan met with former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell on January 17th, 2019. The students were researching issues facing public education in both Pennsylvania and the United States as research for their second quarter US History benchmark project for Mr. Clapper’s class. All 11th grade students in Mr….

Picking Up Steam

Picking Up Steam

Posted on January 4, 2019
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By Avi Cantor and Rahmir Powell The Science Leadership Academy Boys Basketball team is starting to heat up coming out of the holiday break. Last Saturday, the Rockets defeated the Freire Charter School Wilmington, a team that sits in third place in their division. The Dragons sport four players at or above six feet, all of…

10 SLA Student Films Selected for InShort Film Fest in Lagos, Nigeria

10 SLA Student Films Selected for InShort Film Fest in Lagos, Nigeria

Posted on December 11, 2018
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In exciting news, 10 SLA Digital Video student films have been selected for InShort Film Festival in Lagos, Nigeria and we’ve been invited to attend!  Seems pretty far for us to travel, but it’s the thought that counts 🙂 We All Fall Down – Kate Kopf, Kaamil Jones, Nat Hilton, Lyle Seitz (Class of 2018) Dreams…

Individual and Team Success at Debate Tournament

Individual and Team Success at Debate Tournament

Posted on November 18, 2018
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Speech and Debate team captains Sydney Rogers ’19 and Cristina Valenzo ’20 compiled a record of 3 wins and 1 loss at the Penn For Youth Debate Voices of Philadelphia Tournament this Saturday. Sydney also took home an award as one of the top individual speakers of the tournament. Novice debaters Eli Lerner ’21 and…

Congratulations to Girls Soccer All-Public Players

Congratulations to Girls Soccer All-Public Players

Posted on November 14, 2018
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Congratulations to the Girls’ Soccer team on a winning season. The following student-athletes earned positions on the National Division All-Public Team: First Team Rebecca Cassel-Siskind – Freshman – Midfield Faryn Heffner – Junior – Forward Second Team Sharron Norton (captain) – Senior – Defense Mira Young – Freshman – Defense Honorable Mention Clari Herrera –…