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Becoming Braver in Humanities

Becoming Braver in Humanities

Students are deep in their project in the Team Humanities unit, “Becoming Braver.” Students are writing an essay to compare how two characters, one from their most recent literature circle book and one from another book they’ve read this year, change over time. In...
SLAMS Featured In The Tribune

SLAMS Featured In The Tribune

Check it out!  SLAMS is featured in the Learning Key section of the Philadelphia Tribune!  In the Student Corner, 6th grader Johannah shares her experiences here at SLAMS.  In the School of the Week section, read about the awesome Bravery In The Neighborhood Podcast...
Science Updates

Science Updates

In science, we have been exploring the impacts of reducing, reusing, recycling at SLAMS and the world at large. In a sample collected by our 5th and 6th graders, we learned that over 60% of our waste at school is paper and nearly 80% of our total waste is recyclable...
SLAMS Rovercast Podcast Is Now Live!

SLAMS Rovercast Podcast Is Now Live!

Great news!  The first episode of SLAMS Rovercast, the podcast for SLA Middle School, is now complete and available for download.  The Podcast Club has been working hard for the past month to decide on their topics, write scripts, record, select music, and put the...
Environmental Art

Environmental Art

The 6th grade just finished doing a big linocut-printing project in art! Each student chose a letter of the alphabet and researched an environmental related topic they found, expanding on the work they were doing In science on recycling! From their research they...