My capstone project focuses on the importance of Islam and what it means to be a Muslim. Three juniors (Sa’d, Ramlah, and Jabriel) and I came together to begin an organization named MSA, which stands for Muslim Student Association. This was one of the best things we could have added to the SLA Beeber community because the Islamic community is growing everyday and more students are converting more and more each day. On Wednesdays, we teach our students new lessons and give homework after so that the knowledge doesn’t leave their brains. For example, our first lesson was teaching the students the Arabic alphabet and what the basics of Islam. After that, we moved onto the importance of covering and obeying Allah. As the MSA increased, the leaders decided that it’ll be a great idea to host an Iftar at school and welcome all muslim and non muslims who don’t attend SLA Beeber as well. This event took place on April 12,2023 and over 100 people attended. Each MSA member spoke and we also had a guest speaker, Mufti Muhammad (Imam at Masjid in New York). This entire process was stressful but we all worked together so that it wouldn’t take a toll on one of us instead of all. After all of the fundraisers, and lessons. We all enjoyed our time at the Iftar and gave lots of knowledge on Islam. The lesson I learned from my project is to never judge a book by its cover. This goes for religious and non religious people. A common mistake others tend to do is, put people inside categories without knowing them internally.
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We are excited to celebrate the accomplishments of 5 SLA Beeber students who received recognition at the regional Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards. We are so proud of all who entered the competition! Students who placed in the competition include:
Charles Hart - “Gold Key” Award in Critical Essay for his essay “How Has History Led to the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict?”
Umme Orthy - “Silver Key” Award in Science Fiction and Fantasy for her story “Expedition of Transformation”
Dell Caldera - “Silver Key” Award in Dramatic Script for their script “The Void God’s Shared Dream”
Aniya Staley - Honorable Mention in Poetry for her poem “My Philadelphia, My Future”
Mariatu Fayia - Honorable Mention in Personal Essay and Memoir for her essay “Inside Scoop”
CONGRATULATIONS to the following students who placed in the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards. This is a great accomplishment!
Naomi Green (11th grade) - Gold Key Award in poetry - “The House on W Columbia Avenue”
Lynsay Bennett (10th grade) - Silver Key in poetry - “A Suffocating Companion”
Miriam Corrales (9th grade) - Silver Key in Personal Essay and Memoir - “Lunch Line”
Antwyn Mapp (9th grade) - Silver Key in Personal Essay and Memoir - “The House on 52nd St”
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Together with Ola and Saif, we created a musical production course that taught kids how to make their own music. Our goal was to produce a visual and audio experience that will appeal to people from various ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. We aimed to motivate the upcoming generation of musicians and artists by imparting our experience and expertise. Not only do we now understand the importance of cooperation but also the importance of curriculums. The experience has been great because of the freedom of breaking out of traditional school schedules and letting kids have some fun in an environment they’d dread.
The capstone at Science Leadership Academy allows students to showcase what it is that they have a passion for and how they want to do it. For me that happened to be finance. I’m glad I was able to teach the kids a very useful life lesson that I hope stays with them for the rest of their lives.
Ola, Brandon, and I developed a capstone project to create a music production course specifically for high school kids. We then went on to real-world FL Studio applications. Through special sessions with guest producers, the course curriculum also introduced students to several musical styles. Our team was able to sustain steady progress in the face of obstacles including equipment failures and schedule constraints thanks to efficient communication and flexible scheduling. We’ve recorded a song and are currently filming a video for its presentation as the Capstone Project comes to a close. We now possess priceless skills like project management, effective communication, and problem-solving thanks to this experience. Despite considerable plan changes, the project’s successful completion highlights our team’s capacity for adaptation.
For my Capstone I made a basketball video and it is teaching the kids in the community or anyone that views it on how to play basketball so they can have a new hobby. Also, this was to get people off of the streets since my basketball video you can do this workout right outside your house in your house or in a gym and if you feel like your city is in a safe environment you may go to your park and do it. The end goal of this project is to make people better themselves in basketball and it will help you in your everyday life. Since you need to sacrifice things to help you get better like you may want to play the game today but you want to get better at basketball, you need to decide what will help you. If you want to be great at something you would need to sacrifice something to get what you want in life. By teaching kids in the community how to play basketball, you are helping to instill important values such as discipline and hard work that can help them in all areas of their lives.
Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SnCZJSmnnw
Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdxll9ynHMQ
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