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St. Louis Language Immersion School (SLLIS)

Work day postponed: no work day Saturday, 9/26

The green space task force has postponed this weekend’s work day.  If you are interested in participating in October work days contact Lisa Berman (lisaberman [at] rocketmail.com).  Upcoming projects include mounting the climbing wall, mounting the ball wall (crafted by the fine folks at Switch!), building the small wall and laying topsoil and liner in…

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School pictures: October 5th & 6th

School pictures will be taken Monday, October 5th in The French School and Tuesday, October 6th in The Spanish School.  Teachers will send home reminders by October 1st and again the night before picture day.  This year our school pictures will be taken by Art By Gina.  Gina photographs many preschools and K-12 schools in…

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Enrollment for 2010-2011

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The enrollment period for 2010-2011 begins Tuesday, October 6th and ends Tuesday, March 9th.  Each school will enroll 80 students for kindergarten.  In the event that more than 80 students apply for kindergarten SLLIS will hold an enrollment lottery.  The lottery for 2010 enrollment will be held Tuesday, March 16th. We ask families to make…

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Tapping Our Parental Power

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SLLIS has a four-tier Excellence Workshop series that values: parent education, adult education, volunteerism and celebrations as the pillars of building a strong school-home community and ultimately creating higher levels of school satisfaction and academic preparedness for our students. This fall we will host the Tapping Our Parental Power series for our founding families.  The…

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Parent-teacher conferences: 9/24-9/25

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This Thursday and Friday families will return to school for their second parent-teacher conference of the year.  In August families participated in intake conferences that allowed the teachers and teacher assistants a little window into the life of each of their students. The September conference is meant to be an opportunity to update parents on…

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Our first school-wide fundraiser is now underway.

SLLIS is now enrolled in the eScrip fundraiser through Schnucks.  Basically, all you need to do is pick up an ESCRIP COMMUNITY CARD from the customer service desk the next time you go to Schnucks OR obtain a card from Angie Guzman, 1st grade Spanish teacher. Once you have a card, either call the number…

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Calling all playground volunteers: Saturday, September 26th

We’ve scheduled three more work days at SLLIS to continue developing our outdoor science classroom and playground. Join us on Sept. 26, Oct. 3 and Oct. 24 from 9-1. Please bring a paint brush, shovel, basic tools and water and snacks. RSVP by listing your name on the sign up sheet in the lobby of…

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No mid-block crosswalk for us

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Many parents and staff has asked when we’re going to get a crosswalk from the parking lot to the front door of the school building.  Today I learned from our representative at the Street department why we cannot have any such thing installed.  Simply painting the crosswalk on the street is in violation of the…

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Visit us at Saint Louis Art Fair: Saturday-Sunday, September 12-13,2009

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Next weekend SLLIS staff and volunteers will be making Mardi Gras masks with youth in the Creative Corner of the Saint Louis Art Fair in Downtown Clayton.  The art fair is free and open to the public and in Creative Castle children have the opportunity to make several projects and take them home for display/functional…

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