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St. Louis Language Immersion Schools (SLLIS)

1,2,3 Magic overview for parents: Dec. 2nd and 4th

The Spanish School is using  1, 2, 3 Magic as an effective solution for dealing with behavior in classrooms. This week administrators will host two overviews of the systems for parents to learn more about the underlying principles,  how teachers are implementing it and how they might support it at home. Wednesday, December 2nd, 7pm…

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The Spanish School’s First Annual Posada Celebration, Thursday, December 10th 6pm-8pm

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Dear Parents and Caregivers – Please join us for The Spanish School’s first annual Posada Party on December 10th! This family party will be a chance to share potluck dishes and socialize with other families on a casual basis. Please bring a dish that serves 6-8 people. We are adapting Posada, a traditional Mexican celebration,…

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Open House for The French School

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Interested in learning more about The French School for your kindergarten-aged child? Meet the teachers, administrators and get a sense of the SLLIS spirit at Open House. Open House for The French School Thursday, December 3, 2009 7pm-9pm Saturday, December 5, 2009 2pm-4pm Please RSVP to enrollment@sllis.org.

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Visits from Honorary Counsul to France and Brenda Warner

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This week we had two special sets of visitors to our school. Jim Cooper, St. Louis’ Honorary Counsul to France visited The French School in preparation of a visit by the French Ambassador to the US, Pierre Vimont in February.  He was quite impressed with our students’ skills and, if scheduling permits, looks forward to…

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I Bring What I Love and La Reine Soleil

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We can’t say enough about all of the amazing films that are part of this year’s International Film Festival.  The festival actually launched a French Film Festival in August that we’ll have to pay closer attention to next fall.  If you haven’t made it to any films yet, here are two of the 20 showing…

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Annual Board Meeting and Retreat Notice, November 21, 2009

Annual Meeting Agenda St. Louis Language Immersion Schools 9:00am, Saturday, November 21, 2009 1 North Brentwood, Clayton, Mo 63105–Shaw Park Room 12th floor I.     Call to Order and Roll Call II.    Approval of Minutes III.         Board Business §         Assignment of Terms §         Appointment of Committee Members and Chairpersons §         Election of Officers §         Discuss…

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See you at yoga in the morning

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Thanks Amanda for sending this CNN article about the benefits of yoga for young people.  Our daily morning yoga practice is from YogaKids and, if you’ve been in to volunteer or relax with your child, you’ve heard our students barking in downward facing dog and roaring like lions.  Often parents ask if our commitment to…

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Green Space Work Day: November 21

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Please come help us take care of some needed maintenance of the Green Space. We need a lot of help to remove the hay and a large portion of the wood chips and then lay down more dirt and replace the wood chips so that the concrete parking barriers are fully covered. Other jobs include…

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Our schools on Living St. Louis tonight! Monday, November 9, 2009

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This evening Living St. Louis will feature both of our schools on their program.  The program airs on KETC, Channel 9 at 7pm Monday and Tuesday.  Ruth Ezell interviewed parents and students from The French School and The Spanish School about their founding experiences.  Set the recorders and let us know what you think!  KETC…

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Upcoming Open House Dates!

We are hosting Open Houses in the coming weeks and months to introduce Future Families to SLLIS.  Open Houses will include demonstration lessons so that families considering SLLIS can see how immersion works for their children. THE SPANISH SCHOOL Open House Saturday, November 14, 2009, 2pm-4pm THE FRENCH SCHOOL Open House Thursday, December 3, 2009,…

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