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St. Louis Language Immersion School (SLLIS)

Parent & Staff Forum Features Students & Promotes Dialogue

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An interactive Parent and Staff Forum was held this week. In addition to outstanding performances, including a welcome from TIS students, songs from students in TCS, and bilingual interviews from students in TFS and TSS, the evening featured a presentation of both achievements and areas of improvement for SLLIS. In addition, results of the Parent Climate Survey…

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TIS Students Leave Their Mark

Each year, SLLIS students leave their marks on their respective schools. This year, kids at The International School literally left their mark in the form of a large-scale mural throughout their classrooms. The mural features color-coded shapes in two-point perspective, which gives the impression that the paintings are popping out of the wall. Throughout the…

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SLPS Lawsuit Meeting Scheduled for 4/28

The St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS) have filed a lawsuit seeking to recover more than $42 million in local sales tax revenue alleging these dollars should not have been paid to the charter schools serving public schools students. This is a critically important issue to every charter school in St. Louis! Our leadership is working with the Missouri…

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5/21 Salsa Tickets Now Available On-Line

  This year’s Salsa Party is scheduled for May 21. Those interested may purchase Salsa Party Tickets online through our school website. To purchase your tickets now, click here: “Salsa Tickets.” This will take you to SLLIS website donation page.  Select “Other” for Donation Amount. Salsa Party Tickets are $20 each in advance. After filling out the…

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Ryan McNeil, TFS Founding Teacher, Passes Away

From Conrad Wildsmith, The French School, Head of School I am very sad to report that Ryan McNeil, a founding teacher at The French School, lost his long battle with cancer. I first met Ryan when he applied to become a Teacher Assistant at The French School. He taught a demonstration lesson to a group…

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New Student Orientation to be Held 4/16

Our New Student Orientation and Kindergarten Screening Day takes place on Saturday, April 16th from 8-12 at our Papin campus. We look forward to welcoming students and their families throughout the morning. Our staff and faculty will be in attendance to help our new families get an overview of our program. Our operations team will…

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MAP Testing Postponed This Week

According to Katie Uldall-Welch, Director of Student Support Services, SLLIS is experiencing a systemic technical issue with the MAP Grade-Level Assessments, which is preventing a large number of students from testing as scheduled. After careful consideration, we have made the decision to cancel MAP testing for the remainder of the week, with the possibility of cancelling…

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Board to Meet 4/13 – Preliminary Agenda Posted

The St. Louis Language Immersion School board of directors will hold its regular monthly board meeting on Wednesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Papin campus.  Click here for a preliminary agenda: Board Agenda April 2016 (PDF)

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Chinese School Open House 4/23 – 3-5 p.m.

On Saturday April 23 from 3-5 p.m. TCS will hold an Open House. Demonstrations and tours will be given, so be sure to share the information with friends! The website has more information, including a great highlight video from the Chinese New Year celebration. RSVP by sending an e-mail to: whitney.sewell@sllis.org.

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Board Update on President Search & Timetable

The Board of Directors of St. Louis Language Immersion School (SLLIS) has begun the process of selecting a new permanent President. The search process is being overseen by a Search Committee that is chaired by Ed O’Neal and includes staff and parent representation. The Search Committee has hired School Exec Connect, a search consulting firm,…

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