SLCA Newsletter

2020-2021 School Year News

Stories about SLCA events, programs, and student success!

Free Virtual School Events

Free Virtual School Events

Check Our Free Virtual School Events We have several upcoming free virtual school events that you won’t want to miss in April and May. Each virtual event gives children (k-6th grades) all over the country the opportunity to create hands-on projects alongside others as...

Autism Awareness Conference

Autism Awareness Conference

Why is Autism Awareness Important? SLCA held an autism awareness conference with parents of speakers who have a child with autism. The parents shared valuable information regarding their son with autism, exhibiting a range of strengths that can be directly related to...

Student Leadership

Student Leadership

Student Council: Elevating Student Voice and Participation SLCA student council was established for the purpose of giving students an opportunity to develop student-led school leadership by organizing and participating in student-centered activities and service...

Teacher-Driven Professional Development

Teacher-Driven Professional Development

        Teacher-driven professional development is when instructional leaders give teachers the opportunity to self-assess and self-reflect making professional development more useful and meaningful. Teachers buy-in is a critical first step in the process. In order to...

Why Is Leveled Reading Important?

Why Is Leveled Reading Important?

For most students, becoming a good reader means overcoming reading difficulties, reading problems, or having a reading deficit. For other students, it may mean having access to good teaching and to materials that will support the development of a self-extending...

Project-Based Learning (PBL)

Project-Based Learning (PBL)

Project-based learning (PBL) at SLCA is an instructional method, hands-on approach, to active learning. This method is centered around the investigation and resolution of real-world problems. The SLCA students gain knowledge and skills by receiving a driving question...

ClassDojo Works for SLCA Students!

ClassDojo Works for SLCA Students!

​ClassDojo is a great virtual classroom communication application tool that brings classroom communities together to make education a more exciting and supportive place for students. Our teachers have used a variety of classroom management techniques and nothing has...

Winter Trimester 2021 Begins Soon

Winter Trimester 2021 Begins Soon

Welcome to the new second term or winter trimester which begins on January 4, 2021. Exciting virtual events will be happening during the winter trimester such as virtual field trips to the Philippines and Africa, talent show, rock painting, spirit week, science...

SLCA Christmas Performance

SLCA Christmas Performance

The Christmas performance at SLCA is a delightful virtual experience of SLCA students interacting with each other role playing the traditional Nativity story of the birth of Jesus. This special time of the year includes Christmas chapels that give a spiritual...

Fun Art & PE

Fun Art & PE

Art is such a fantastic experience for SLCA students as they use a variety of media to engage in cooperative learning activities with each other. PE at SLCA is a great time for SLCA students to move their bodies to rhythm, beat, and music. SLCA students also...

New Students Join SLCA

New Students Join SLCA

In November, we had the privilege of welcoming two new students to our SLCA school. These new students adapted so quickly to our academic virtual program and rapidly overcame any learning curves that came their way. SLCA is so happy that our new students are a part of...

Let’s Have Fun with Project Based Learning

Let’s Have Fun with Project Based Learning

Project-based learning is a wonderful instructional method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an engaging challenge. One recent example was the homeless project of which a student-created...