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Boys Ultimate Beats Holy Ghost Prep

Boys Ultimate Beats Holy Ghost Prep

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…

Half Day Schedules-Week of 4/1

Half Day Schedules-Week of 4/1

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

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

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

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/

2-Hour Delay 2/12/19

2-Hour Delay 2/12/19

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

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

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…

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

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

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

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…