SLA-MS News, Week of June 4th

We wish you a safe, happy Summer, SLA-MS Families!

School Calendar

TOMORROW, Friday, June 8th: Chromebook collection day!! ALL Chromebooks will be collected, along with their case and charger. Students will receive an invoice for missing or damaged items.

Tuesday, June 12th: Last day of school for students! Happy Summer!

Reminder! Science Leadership Academy Middle School is moving next year to 3600 Market Street.

The school district wants to hear from you! Please complete this survey for the School District of Philadelphia before June 8th!

Summer Reading Suggestions: Follow this link for suggested summer readings from our Humanities Team.

All After School Labs are done for the year except for Podcasting Club (ends June 7th). Thank you for participating!

Friday, July 27th 5pm-8pm The 16th Police District hosts Community Fun Day at 38th and Olive Street Playground. Food, Games, Pool Fun, Performers, Horse Rides, Face Painting, Giveaways and more. For more information contact Jenny Chen (215) 475-9492 or Officer Jesse Woodhouse (215) 686-3160.

August 27th- First day of the 2018-2019 school year. We will see you at our NEW location, 3600 Market Street.

Community & School Notices

To learn about what community programming is offered at the Dornsife Center, visit this link and this link for the schedule of events for May.

Stepping Stones Scholar STEM Program is offering programming in West Philadelphia. If you are interested follow this link.

Mighty Writers West has a lot of wonderful workshops happening. Check this link for a list of workshops.

Philadelphia Horticulture Society's Gardening and Greening Contest deadline is June 8th. Find out more information here.

Summer Opportunities

If you want to share camps with the SLA-MS community, email them to This section is meant to inform you, we encourage you to reach out to camps you are interested in to find out more about their program.

Temple University College of Science & Technology: Apply to the Greater Philadelphia STEM Center Summer Camp & at Temple University with this link. Find out more about Temple programming through the school year with this website.

Young Dragons STEAM Camp:Participating students will have the opportunity to examine technology and science through visual and performance arts and athletics, utilizing the methodology of the holistic STEAM approach. Find out more here.

Seaport Museum Camp: Learn all about history, science and how to row or kayak on the Delaware River at Independence Seaport Museum. Perfect for ages 6-12, Seaport Summer Camp in Philadelphia features full days of activities and exploration on the water. Find out more here.

First Tee of Philadelphia is offering summer programming. Find out more.

Al-bustan Seeds Camp: Al-Bustan’s Arabic language and cultural day camp is back for another summer of fun and learning in Center City! Here is more information about this cultural organization's summer camp.

April 30th: Applications are due for Super Camp, offered by Grass Roots Community Organization. This camp describes itself as a "family-based camp for girls of African descent." The camp "is based on psychological theories that recognize the relationship between positive racial and social identity development for children’s well-being." They offer financial aid to families applying." You can find out more information from the link.

UCAL Summer Camps: UCAL is offering four camp sessions and themes. To find out more about classes, pricing and scholarships click on this link.

Yes!andCamp: This is a collaborative arts camp in Philadelphia. To find out more, click here.

Glaxo Smith Klein is offering an astronomy themed summer camp across Philadelphia. To find a location near you, use this link.

The Handwork Studio has their summer offerings listed. Click here for their local listings.

Digital Media Academy at UPenn offers a summer camp on STEM and digital media classes.


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