Home & School Association

Teen girl, blood drive


Join Science Leadership Academy and the American Red Cross for our Annual Blood drive April 20th.

Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter keyword:

SLAPHILLY to schedule an appointment. 


Join us for our annual spring social and silent auction on May 6th!
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What’s Happening

SLA 50/50 Raffle

SLA 50/50 Raffle

The 50/50 raffle is open and will remain open until we pull the winner on May 6th.

Science Leadership Academy American Red Cross Blood Drive

Science Leadership Academy American Red Cross Blood Drive

April 20, 2022 8:30am – 1:30pm  Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit  and enter keyword: SLAPHILLY to schedule an appointment.  For more information contact:Tara Ryans |  Christian Banchs...

SLA AnyWay 5k!

SLA AnyWay 5k!

Welcome to the second annual SLA AnyWay 5k! Started as a virtual race in 2021 by SLA alumni Ethan Chen, the AnyWay 5k was a way to help spread his passion for running with the SLA community. We are continuing his legacy by holding an in person 5k in addition to the...


The Science Leadership Academy Home and School Association is a 501(c)(3) entity committed to promoting cooperation and communication between home and school.
  • We develop community awareness around the needs of our school located at 1482 Green Street in Philadelphia.
  • We create an environment in which student and teacher needs can be supported by the community at large.
  • We ensure accountability of school and district personnel on behalf of our students.
  • We advocate for accountability and equitable educational opportunities for all children in the School District of Philadelphia.

HSA General Meetings

Our General Meetings are open to all members of the Association (faculty, staff and parents/guardians of SLA). Meetings occur once a month during the entire school year beginning in September. The general business of the Association is conducted at these meetings and include reports from officers, committee chairs and the principal as well as updates on the health and welfare of the school.

Board Members 2020-’21


President: Stephanie Reid
First Vice President: Rasheedah Parks
Second Vice President: Karima Roepel
First Treasurer: Jeff Newburger
Second Treasurer: Valerie Riis 
Recording Secretaries: Mary Ann Duffy & Gerlinde Harb
Corresponding Secretary: Elisa Eres


Ayesha Knight
Emily Silverman
Courtney Chobert

Parent Representatives

Senior Parent: Ann Pomerantz
Junior Parent: Sarah Caswell
Sophomore Parent: Sunanda Ghosh
Freshman Parent: Iwan Barankay


Principal: Chris Lehmann
Faculty Representative: Zoe Siswick
Alumni Parent: Kathryn Snyder


SLA HSA is always looking for help and support from parents and guardians. Find out how you can be an active part of this vital community. Thanks in advance.

Science Leadership Academy, Center City
1482 Green Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 400-7830