Thursday Mar 15 2012 comments John Adams Academy gets new play structure, learning center By: Roseville Press Tribune photography by Philip Wood -A +A Slamson adorns timeline on the wall in the new learning center in 1776 period dress. Sadie Dufort, who?s older sister attends John Adams Academy, zips down the slide on the new play structure that opened for students Thursday. Sacramento Kings mascot, Slamson, signs autographs for students at John Adams Academy Thursday at the unveiling of the new play structure and learning center at the school. A parent of a student takes a picture of Sacramento Kings player Marcus Thornton, left, mascot, Slamson, and player Chuck Hayes at the opening of the new play structure and learning center at John Adams Academy Thursday afternoon. A large group of parents and students gather for the dedication of the new play structure and learning center at John Adams Academy in Roseville on Thursday afternoon, along with players and other representatives from the Sacramento Kings organization. The new learning center at the John Adams Academy in Roseville features new computers, desks and a history display, including Slamson in a timeline from 1776 to 1985. Sacramento Kings players Marcus Thornton, left, mascot Slamson, and player Chuck Hayes look out over the crowd that gathered for the dedication of the new play structure and learning center at John Adams Academy in Roseville Thursday afternoon. John Adams Academy students Charity Dufort, left, Hailey Smedley, Kaite Aldridge, inside right, and Kayla White share a laugh near the top the new play structure at the school Thursday afternoon.