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St. Louis Language Immersion School (SLLIS)

Weekly Overview: 8/13/12 – 8/19/12

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Finally schools begins! A warm welcome to all of our new and returning students! We sure have worked hard all summer to prepare both of our locations for the school year, but we’ve also relaxed and rejuvenated–ready for a new school year! Are you? Monday 8/13: Kindergarten only first day of school Tuesday 8/14: 1st…

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Volunteer opportunity at Festival of Nations 2012

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SLLIS needs your help at the 2012 Festival of Nations! We need parent and staff volunteers to help represent SLLIS at our booth at the Festival. You can sign up for a one hour slot and enjoy the Festival for the rest of the time. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Anne at anne@sllis.org….

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Connect with us and other St. Louis non-profits at Connect with St. Louis

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Get your tickets for Connect with St. Louis! Meet over 20 young professional non-profit organizations in St. Louis and find opportunities to get involved through art, culture, community service and professional development. SLLIS will be there. Sponsored by ALIVE Magazine and FOCUS St. Louis, Connect with St. Louis will run from 5:30 – 8:30 pm…

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You’re invited to the 2nd Annual SLLIS Soirée and Silent Auction!

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To register for this event, print and mail or hand in this registration form with your payment. Checks should be payable to SLLIS. Please return the completed registration form and your payment by October 1st.

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Minutes from the TFS SAC meeting – August 7, 2012

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Merci to all who came out to the TFS SAC meeting last evening. You can find the minutes from the meeting as a PDF file here. Please note that the next Outdoor Science Classroom Work Day at Pine is on Saturday, August 18th, beginning at 9 am.

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Back to school savings in St. Louis 2012

The following are ways you can save in preparation for getting back to school: Free haircuts for students grades K-6 at JCPenney salons all month long in August.Book your appointment by calling a salon near you:50 Hampton Village Plaza, St. Louis, Mo., 314-351-505090 West County Shopping Center, Des Peres, 314-965-9100798 Gravois Bluffs Boulevard, Fenton, 636-203-9339 100…

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The Pahara Institute accepts Rhonda as a Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow

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The Pahara Institute is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify, strengthen, and sustain diverse high-potential leaders who are transforming public education. Its programs, including the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship, are designed to identify seasoned leaders in education reform, and through a time-tested dialogue approach, strengthen, and sustain their efforts to bring about transformational…

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Photos from the Back to School Night

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Gracias, merci, xie xie and thank you to everyone who came out to our Back to School Night! The night was a huge success with over 800 people in attendance. The fact that we can fill up the entire first floor of the St. Louis Science Center is a testament to how rapidly our community…

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Weekly Overview: 8/6/2012 – 8/12/2012

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It’s almost time for the new school year to begin! Hopefully your summer has been enjoyable and full of fun! In the week before school begins, here is the line-up: Monday 8/6: From 6 – 7:30 pm, the TCS First Grade Parent meeting will take place at Papin. Contact Lydia for more information (lydia.chen@sllis.org) Tuesday…

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More on the benefits of bilingualism!

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Sciencedaily.com published an article yesterday about the benefits of bilingualism that researchers from the University of Strathclyde uncovered in their recent study that can be found in the International Journal of Bilingualism. One of the researchers, Dr. F. Lauchlan, says the following about the study, “Our study has found that [bilingualism] can have demonstrable benefits,…

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