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Camp Voilà Photos

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Take a peek into all the Camp Voilà fun! These photos were taken yesterday June 26, 2012. [slideshow]

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June 2012 Board meeting agenda

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Agenda St. Louis Language Immersion Schools Wednesday, June 27, 2012 6pm-8pm A. Call to order and Roll Call B. Approval of Minutes C. Public Comment D. Consent Agenda  (no items in June) E. New Business Officer confirmations Accept Steven Harris’ resignation from Treasurer office Nominate Michelle Gleason as Treasurer Confirm Committee Assignments Finance Committee Report…

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Bilingual Children’s Story on Youtube

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Tim “Dr. Hope” Anders is a children’s book author. He writes in English and in Spanish! One of his stories “Laughing Day/El Día Para Reír” is available online for everyone to enjoy. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_NHkZs1K24g#!]

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Bilingualism in the News: Raising Bilingual Children

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This article from Chieftain.com describes some of the rewards and challenges of raising bilingual children, following the story of a Japanese-American family living in Tokyo. Some of the tips include 1) celebrating the holidays of both cultures, 2) making friends with speakers of both languages. Have fun with your bilingual child(ren)!

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Sips in the City benefits SLLIS

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ALIVE Magazine’s Sips in the City is a monthly happy hour at Culinaria Wine Bar (315 North 9th Street downtown) that benefits a different St. Louis non-profit organization each month. On July 27, 2012 Sips in the City benefits SLLIS! The event is from 5 – 7 pm and there is a suggested donation of…

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Fourth of July Events in St. Louis 2012

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There’s plenty to do in the City this Fourth of July! Check out these fun (and some are free) events celebrating our nation’s independence. 1. Fair St Louis: A 3-day patriotic celebration in downtown St. Louis that is free and open to all. There will be music, an air show, fireworks, a parade, a fun…

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SLLIS on Video: Perspectives from Teachers, Parents and Staff

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This video debuted at our 2012 Night of Celebration on June 9th. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5JohCe1mTk&w=560&h=315]

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Fiesta in Florissant 2012

Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th Hispanic Festival St. Louis presents the annual Fiesta in Florissant, starting at 10 am on Saturday at Knights of Columbus Park, 50 Saint Francois Street, Florissant, MO. Fiesta in Florissant is a two-day celebration will feature non-stop entertainment with live Latino Bands and Folkloric dancers from various countries. …

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Washington Post reports on the benefits of bilingualism

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Here is yet another article about the cognitive benefits of having a bilingual brain from the Washington Post. This article describes numerous studies that describe the many and diverse benefits to knowing 2 (or more) languages!

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TSS Learning Celebration Rehearsal Videos

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Did you enjoy the TSS Learning Celebration? Watch how hard our students practiced to give such unforgettable performances! Kindergarten rehearsal      1     2     3 Second grade rehearsal     1 Third grade rehearsal     1     2  

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