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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 ...

Reading Celebration Days

Little Learning Warriors from Arlington Elementary visited the Carnegie Library in Knoxville for Neighborhood Learning Alliance’s Reading Celebration Day, with guidance from the Reading & Tech Warriors.  Planned and coordinated ...

Staff Spotlight: Dale Crawford

Dale Crawford is NLA’s lead Program Coordinator.  Learn more about her below! WHO ARE YOU?  WHERE ARE YOU FROM?  HOW DID YOU GET HERE? My name is Dale Crawford. I ...

    The Warriors worked together to solve puzzles and “Escape the Room” on East Carson Street for a team ...

Warriors Make their Escape!