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District 12 Success for Swim Team

District 12 Success for Swim Team

Congratulations to Coach Menasion and our inaugural swim team for a successful first season. Swimmers competed in the District 12 Championships at LaSalle University this weekend and finished 10th (girls) and 12th (boys) overall as a team. Highlights –Miles Menasion finished 4th overall in the 200 individual medley and 5th in the butterfly –Lucy Silverman…

SLA Students Medal in Indoor Track

SLA Students Medal in Indoor Track

SLA runners had a strong showing at their indoor track meets this weekend. Krystal Cabrera (12th grade) and Deion McIntosh (9th grade) both medaled in their events! Krystal ran the 1000 meter race in 3 minutes and 38.83 seconds, finishing 5th overall. Deion ran the 60 meter dash in 7.61 seconds, finishing 3rd overall. Congratulations…

Boys Soccer Wins Opener!

Boys Soccer Wins Opener!

[by Dalnick Matos] The SLA Boys Soccer team opened their season on Thursday against Samuel Fels HS. The Rockets opened the game with a chip on their shoulder as they looked to avenge last year’s 3-2 loss to Fels. This year, the Rockets were able to turn the tables. Freshman Ian Duffy pressured the Fels…

Fall Pre-Season Sports Info

Fall Pre-Season Sports Info

Dear SLA Families — Here’s the info about preseason sports practices. See everyone soon! Golf Meeting at Constitution High School at 11am on Monday, August 12th Contact: Coach Bridget Fairburn bfairburn@philasd.org Boys and Girls Soccer Practice/Tryouts Wednesday and Thursday, August 14th and 15th from 5-6: 30 pm at 31st & Chestnut. Please bring cleats, shin guards,…

Girls Lacrosse Wins First Game Ever!

Girls Lacrosse Wins First Game Ever!

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!

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!  

Picking Up Steam

Picking Up Steam

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…

Congratulations to Girls Soccer All-Public Players

Congratulations to Girls Soccer All-Public Players

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 –…

Boys Ultimate Beats Strath Haven

Boys Ultimate Beats Strath Haven

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…

JV Ultimate Beats O'Hara!

JV Ultimate Beats O’Hara!

The Boys JV Ultimate team won their inaugural game on Tuesday, beating Cardinal O’Hara 9-8 in a thrilling game that saw many players get their first game experience ever! The team came out strong, taking a 3-0 lead on O’Hara, led by freshman Oskar Glahn and sophomores Andrew Bowers and Amadou Magassa. But O’Hara would…