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Creative Projects at the Frick

Little Learning Warriors in the afterschool program at Kelly School took part in creative projects at the Frick! In one of the Frick’s school programs, students are challenged to use ...

2018 Afterschool Advocacy Rally in Harrisburg

On May 2nd, our Tech Warriors took a trip to the state capital to join a rally advocating for the importance of afterschool programs. The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network ...

SciTech’s Multi-Cultural Celebration

On April 17th the students, staff, and families at SciTech celebrated their 6th Annual Multi-Cultural Night.  Each year they celebrate the different cultures of the school’s families and staff. Many ...

Little Learning Warriors See Energy

The Little Learning Warriors learned about the light spectrum using refractor glasses!  The students learned that light is a form of energy and that our eyes cannot perceive every kind ...

Hurricane in a Bowl

At Woolslair Elementary, the after school students used a hands-on activity to understand the winds and water of hurricanes while having fun playing with water, shaving cream, and food coloring ...

Warriors Visit Baltimore

The Reading & Tech Warriors took a trip to Baltimore to visit a few important locations, both educational and historical. The Warriors began their trip at Morgan State University and ...

Staff Spotlight: Keith Thomas

Keith Thomas is NLA’s STEM Program Coordinator.  Learn more about him below! WHO ARE YOU?  WHERE ARE YOU FROM?  HOW DID YOU GET HERE? My name is Keith Thomas.  I grew up ...

Warrior Leaders Visit Covestro

Some of our Warrior leaders were taken to visit Covestro, the polymer manufacturing company of Bayer, to tour labs and meet with professionals of color. The main three Covestro professionals ...

Tasty Way to Learn about DNA

The Little Learning Warriors build DNA strands out of candy!  With help from the high school Tech Warriors, the elementary students were guided through building their DNA strands out of ...

Learning to Program with BeeBots

Middle school students in NLA’s after school program have been learning programming through playing and competition with BeeBots! BeeBots are “robots that bring fun and excitement into the classroom while ...