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Things SLA Seniors Will Miss About Philly

May 25th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

Things SLA Seniors Will Miss About Philly

  We all go our separate ways after graduation. Many kids will stay home in Philadelphia, But Some will not. When I was applying, I knew I wanted to go my own way, and that meant leaving the city. I was born in Philadelphia, raised right here in the public school system. I take so […]

Broad Street Run Recap

May 23rd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Uncategorized

Broad Street Run Recap

Mekhi Granby Staff Writer   On May 7, 2017 the people of Philadelphia came together for a 10 mile run along the very busy Broad Street. It started from Central High School all the way down to the Navy Yard. As many of SLA’s runners participated in this run, SLA Media thought it would be […]

Ms. Martin: Health Advocate at SLA

May 11th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Uncategorized

Ms. Martin: Health Advocate at SLA

By: Ella Petersen Staff Writer  It is no secret that we do a lot of things differently here at SLA. That’s why it is interesting to take a look at how health classes are taught at the school. Health and physical education teacher, Pia Martin, has been teaching for 27 years. She believes health is […]

Dear White SLA…

May 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Op/Ed, Uncategorized

Dear White SLA...

Tamir Harper Staff Writer Dear White People,   Where do I begin? Do I have to begin by justifying  this piece or explaining what racism is?   This inspiration for piece originated from the Netflix movie and series “Dear White People.” I strongly recommend the movie and show to everyone regardless of their race.   […]

Off to Cuba!

May 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in News, Uncategorized

Off to Cuba!

By Meymey Seng Staff Writer What better way to start off spring break than to go on a trip to Cuba? Hosted by Spanish Teacher Melanie Manuel, Science Teacher Stephanie Sessa, History Teacher Pearl Jonas, and Secretary Diane LoGiudice, this field trip took ten female students to the long-embargoed country. This was a nine day […]

Movie Review: Look Thou Eyes Into the Void

May 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in A&E, Uncategorized

Movie Review: Look Thou Eyes Into the Void

Fatu Castillo Staff Writer I’ll be honest and say that if you have epilepsy or a weak stomach, you can save yourself some time and just click on a different review, because this one ain’t for you. Not only will you most likely have seizure from the flashing effects but you’ll also unload the contents […]

Earphone Review

May 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in A&E, Uncategorized

Earphone Review

Saamir Baker Staff Writer Introduction Symphonized is a company that prides themselves on creating products that primarily use wood as the base for creating their music products from speakers, to earbuds, and earphones. Today we will be focusing on a product they have made that is a little over a year old named Symphonized NRG […]

Teachers Leaving SLA

May 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in News, Uncategorized

Teachers Leaving SLA

by Tamir Harper Staff Writer Which teachers are leaving SLA at the end of the year? When asked, students at SLA predicted all kinds of teachers as moving on, from veterans like English Teacher Matt Kay to newcomers like History Teacher Dan Symonds. (In fact, both of those teachers are sticking around for next year.) […]

Song Review: “Origo”

May 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in A&E, Uncategorized

Maddi Etxebeste Staff Writer What is the “Eurovision Song Contest”? Yearly, a big international music contest is held in Europe, called the Eurovision Song Contest. It is the longest-running annual international TV song competition, held since 1956. It is also one of the most watched non-sporting events in the world. Each participating country has to […]

Movie Review: Fate of the Furious

May 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in A&E, Uncategorized

Movie Review: Fate of the Furious

Deja Harrison Staff Writer The Fast and the Furious is an action series that is centered around insanely fast and illegal car races, heist and family. The recurring theme in the films are family is everything and they focus heavily on loyalty and trust. The films have been a huge success since the original in […]