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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
Categories: Athletics

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 –…

SLA CTE Digital Video Student Films Selected for Film Fest in Brazil

SLA CTE Digital Video Student Films Selected for Film Fest in Brazil

Posted on November 9, 2018
Categories: School Life, Uncategorized

SLA Digital Video is excited to announce that four student films have been selected to screen at the Festival de Cinema Escolar de Alvorada in Brazil. April Showers by Pablo Salvatierra, Jess Celli, David Williams, and Tito Mazzucchi (2018) Affection by Jae Regino (2018) 3.14.18 by Kate Kopf (2018) Welcomer by Sam Gualtieri (2020) Please…

Half Day Schedules - Thursday & Friday

Half Day Schedules – Thursday & Friday

Posted on November 7, 2018
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Categories: School Life

We look forward to seeing all of our families at our student/family/advisor narrative report card conferences this week! Below are the shortened schedules for Thursday and Friday: Thursday C – 08:15-08:55 D – 09:00-09:40 E – 09:45-10:25 A – 10:30-11:10 X1/Y1 – 11:15-11:55 Advisory – 11:55-12:00 (Transpass Pick-Up) Lunch – 12:00-12:30 Friday B – 08:15-08:55…

Boys Ultimate Beats Strath Haven

Boys Ultimate Beats Strath Haven

Posted on October 23, 2018
Categories: Athletics

The SLA Boys Ultimate avenged a loss from earlier in the season, beating Strath Haven 15-8 on Tuesday. The game marked the return of junior Josiah Mast from injury, and Josiah did not disappoint making several key blocks, scoring four goals and throwing another. Strath Haven came out strong and held an early lead 6-5…

SLAmbassadors Join Model UN Conference in Torun, Poland

SLAmbassadors Join Model UN Conference in Torun, Poland

Posted on October 18, 2018
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Last week 9 students participated in ToMUN, the Model UN conference held by High School No. 1 in Torun, Poland. The SLAmbassadors in this program stayed with host families, shadowed their Polish peers at school, toured Torun and nearby Gdansk, and represented SLA among other Model UN teams from Denmark, Luxembourg, Spain, Finland, Slovakia, and…

Student Half Day Friday 10/5

Student Half Day Friday 10/5

Posted on October 4, 2018
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Schedule for Friday 10/5 B – 08:15-08:55 C – 09:00-09:40 D – 09:45-10:25 E – 10:30-11:10 X2/Y2 – 11:15-11:55 Lunch – 12:00-12:30