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The Silent Auction Is Live

The Silent Auction Is Live

Dear  Friends and Families of Science Leadership Academy, The SLA Silent Auction is Live. Start Bidding! The Spring Social will be held this Friday, May 5th, 2023 at the Philadelphia Ethical Society Auditorium. The auction will end that night at 9:00 PM.  Come join us...

Donations Are Needed for the Spring Social and Silent Auction

Donations Are Needed for the Spring Social and Silent Auction

Dear Families of Science Leadership Academy, The Home and School Association asks that you please take a few moments to learn about our upcoming Spring Social & Silent Auction on May 5th, 2023. This year’s theme is Springtime Magic. We hope you will support our...

School Store

School Store Working at the SLA school store is a great opportunity to get involved in your child's high school with a small time commitment. Duties include selling snacks, drinks, SLA shirts, and swag. 1-2 hour shifts are every week; it's easy and fun! Volunteer...


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 2022-’23


President:Daphne Hawkins Parker
Second Vice President: Karima Roepel
First Treasurer: Marc Hensley
Recording Secretaries: Mary Ann Duffy
Corresponding Secretary: Erin Richburg


Rasheeda Parks , Sheth Jones , Sarah Caswell, Tamara Hollway, Monika Jost

Parent Representatives

Senior Parent: Maureen Eagen
Junior Parent: Anna Wulick
Sophomore Parent: Iwan Barankay
Freshman Parent: April Dunlap


Principal: Chris Lehmann
Faculty Representative: Zoe Siswick
Alumni Parent: Emily Silverman
Alumni Parent: Jeffrey Newburger


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