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St. Louis Language Immersion School (SLLIS)

Salut o Hola: Week of Dec. 1st

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Wednesday, December 3, 7am-9am, Nestle Purina Child Development Center Thursday and Friday, December 4-5th: School site visits in Kansas City Académie Lafayette University Academy

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SLLIS awarded $60,000 grant

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This afternoon we received the excellent news that the Walton Family Foundation has awarded us a Phase III planning grant in the amount of $60,000.  Last week Vince, Steven and Joel from our Board and I met with the Walton grant committee to present our full grant proposal.  We felt positive about the interview and…

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Salut o Hola: Week of Nov. 17th

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Things are so busy this week that I forgot to post our school visits! Tuesday, November 18th 5-6pm Urban League HeadStart (911 N. Spring) Wednesday, November 19th 3-4:30pm  House of Montessori 6116 Michigan Avenue Thursday, November 20th, 5-6pm Urban League HeadStart  (Jennings) Thanks to the Urban League for recognizing the promise of our schools and…

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Show-Me SLLIS

One of the cool things about the blog for our grassroots marketing/community outreach is that we can see which websites led readers to us, which of our links readers clicked followed and which key word searches brought up our blog. So I’m scrolling through the stats after I posted the facilities update (bad idea #1)…

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Where are you located? Part III

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Manny Silva, Board Director & facilities coach extraordinaire, and I walked through a new potential space Friday afternoon. It’s adjacent to the Central Library on Olive and 14th and has all of the growth potential that we need, a lease price that we can afford and a timeline that, if we confirm before New Years,…

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More on the federal grants

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The official press release from the state association: Federal Grants Totaling $2,000,000 to New Charter School Programs The Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) would like to announce that four new charter public school groups in Kansas City and St. Louis have been awarded Charter Schools Program (CSP) grants by the US Department of Education.Hope…

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SLLIS makes The Grade

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch blog The Grade posted an article about our recent federal grant. Love it! Thanks again to Amanda at KDHX for having us on the show Monday evening. This morning’s French Career Day at SLU was an amazing event and I had the opportunity to speak with high school and university students who…

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Salut o Hola: Week of Nov. 10

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Thursday, November 14th, 5pm-6pm Urban League HeadStart, Martin Luther King branch Note: SLU Modern and Classical Languages meeting re-scheduled

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