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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Happy New School Year! We cannot wait to see everyone in our new space – 1482 Green St. – on September 3rd! We’ll see all our students at 8:15 am — our entrance is on Green St between Broad and 15th St. Parents – Back to School Night is Sept. 12th, and we’re so excited…

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,…

Keystone Exams

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…

US History Students Meet Gov. Rendell

US History Students Meet Gov. Rendell

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….

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

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

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

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…

SLAmbassadors Join Model UN Conference in Torun, Poland

SLAmbassadors Join Model UN Conference in Torun, Poland

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…

Back to School Nights this week!

Back to School Nights this week!

We look forward to welcoming our families this week! See below for more information. 9th and 12th Grade Back to School Nights 9/11, 6-8pm 10th and 11th Grade Back to School Nights 9/13 6-8pm  

Friday 8/31 Half Day Schedule

Friday 8/31 Half Day Schedule

The schedule for the August 31st Professional Development Half-Day will be as follows: 8:15-8:55 B Band 9:00-9:40 C Band 9:45-10:25 D Band 10:30-11:10 E Band 11:15-11:55   X2/Y2 Band 12:00-12:30   Lunch

Heat Index Early Dismissal

Heat Index Early Dismissal

Dear SLA families, Due to the extreme heat, the School District of Philadelphia has declared a 1pm early dismissal for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Tuesday, our schedule will be as follows: 8:15-9:00 E 9:05-9:35 Advisory 9:40-10:25 A 10:30-11:15 X/Y class 11:20-12:05 B 12:10-12:55 C Wednesday, we will follow our normal class schedule, but…