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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...
Becoming Braver in Humanities

Becoming Braver in Humanities

In Humanities classes, students are starting up their new unit, “Becoming Braver.” In this unit students will examine how individuals change over time. To start, students will focus on the main character of their newest literature circle book at they track how this...
Walking Tour of West Philadelphia

Walking Tour of West Philadelphia

Today is the day!  Join us on our walking tour of West Philadelphia as we celebrate Bravery In The Neighborhood! In Humanities, students have been studying bravery from both a personal and historical perspective. We’ve looked at bravery within ourselves as...
75 Pounds of Bananas

75 Pounds of Bananas

  In STEM classes, students are exploring the question: what is a variable? On the math end we’re looking at variables in math equations and how we use order of operations to help us solve for these unknown values. On the science end, things are a...