More Election Mayhem

More Election Mayhem

Fatu Castillo Staff Writer If you were hoping for Presidential Election to end after Election Day, then you’re surely use to disappointment, because this election just can’t se...

Column: A Letter To Nominee DeVos From A Black Public School Student

Column: A Letter To Nominee DeVos From A Black Public School Student

Tamir Harper Staff Writer Dear Donald J. Trump, Reince Priebus, Steve Bannon & United States Senators, It’s been less than a month since Donald J. Trump was elected as Presid...

Philadelphia Gears Up For the Holidays

Philadelphia Gears Up For the Holidays

Lauren Nicolella Staff Writer It’s around that time of year again, when the temperature gets icy cold and we grab warmth from the wool gloves and cups we grasp in our hands. The ...

"Ward Leaders" Lead SLA to Election Win

“Ward Leaders” Lead SLA to Election Win

Maddi Extebeste Staff Writer While the real general elections were happening this past fall, the Free Library of Philadelphia offered the opportunity to high school and middle scho...

Sports


Kaepernick Creates Space for All to Protest
Nov 15, 2016 | by | 1 Comment | Read →

Benjamin Simon Sports Editor I have never put my hand over my heart during the National Anthem. I grew up with a father who consistently expressed his distaste for America. He fant...

SLA Ultimate Frisbee Catches Morning Practice…Sometimes
Oct 18, 2016 | by | 1 Comment | Read →

Caroline Pitone Staff Writer It’s 6AM. Where are you? Most SLA students are still in bed, but for a select few students each fall, they are already on their way to ultimate frisb...

Kickin’ It Without a Coach

Deja Harrison Staff Writer   Students just came back from a long and amazing summer — but not everybody came back with them. Counselor Zoe Siswick, coach of the SLA Girl...

Op/Ed


Column: A Letter To Nominee DeVos From A Black Public School Student
Dec 6, 2016 | by | No Comments | Read →

Tamir Harper Staff Writer Dear Donald J. Trump, Reince Priebus, Steve Bannon & United States Senators, It’s been less than a month since Donald J. Trump was elected as Presid...

Column: Growing Up Dark-Skinned
Nov 22, 2016 | by | No Comments | Read →

Deja Harrison Staff Writer ¨You’re pretty… for a dark-skinned girl.¨ Are dark skinned-women not beautiful? ¨Black girls are always so angry.¨ You would be too if yo...

Column: Speaking of Love
Nov 18, 2016 | by | No Comments | Read →

Larissa Pahomov Faculty Advisor In my first year of teaching at SLA — which was my first year of teaching in my own classroom — a student asked me, “do you love u...


News

  • "Ward Leaders" Lead SLA to Election Win
    “Ward Leaders” Lead SLA to Election Win

    Maddi Extebeste Staff Writer While the real general elections were happening this past fall, the Free Library of Philadelphia offered the opportunity to high school and middle scho...

  • SLA and The SEPTA Strike
    SLA and The SEPTA Strike

    Aaron Watson-Sharer Editor   For most Philadelphia students, SEPTA is like water: We need it to keep going. On November 1st, SEPTA’s Transit Workers Union began a strike ove...

  • Back to School Night & What's NOT Back To School
    Back to School Night & What’s NOT Back To School

    Darius Purnell Co Editor and Chief  On Monday September 19th and Wednesday SEptember 21st, SLA welcomed parents and students to Back to School night. Families teachers, staff, and...

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News

“Ward Leaders” Lead SLA to Election Win
"Ward Leaders" Lead SLA to Election Win

Maddi Extebeste Staff Writer While the real general elections were happening this past fall, the Free Library of Philadelphia offered the opportunity to high school and middle scho...

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Features

More Election Mayhem
More Election Mayhem

Fatu Castillo Staff Writer If you were hoping for Presidential Election to end after Election Day, then you’re surely use to disappointment, because this election just can’t se...

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Op/Ed

Column: A Letter To Nominee DeVos From A Black Public School Student
Column: A Letter To Nominee DeVos From A Black Public School Student

Tamir Harper Staff Writer Dear Donald J. Trump, Reince Priebus, Steve Bannon & United States Senators, It’s been less than a month since Donald J. Trump was elected as Presid...

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Sports

Kaepernick Creates Space for All to Protest
Kaepernick Creates Space for All to Protest

Benjamin Simon Sports Editor I have never put my hand over my heart during the National Anthem. I grew up with a father who consistently expressed his distaste for America. He fant...

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A&E

Review: “Lemonade” by Beyonce
Review: "Lemonade" by Beyonce

Deja Harrison Staff Writer According to everyone else,  Beyonce’s latest album Lemonade is about Beyonce´s feelings towards her husband Jay-Z after finding out he cheated o...

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