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Bastille Day Celebrations in St. Louis 2012

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Not only would you learn about French culture and history, but you’d also celebrate a French holiday and have lots of fun! So, this weekend take the family to a Bastille Day celebration! Alliance Francaise’s Bastille Day 2012: Enjoy un petit pique-nique (light dinner) at 5:30 pm and then a French film at 7 pm…

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Join us for The French School Winter Concert: Thursday, December 17th, 6pm-8pm

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The French School will be hosting Fête d’hiver: A Winter Concert on Thursday, December 17th at 6:00 pm. Come and celebrate our students hard work this fall. During the Fête each class will perform winter songs and poems, and you will be able to tour a very nice gallery-style display of student work and art…

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Parents respond

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Our community outreach is well underway and I wanted to share a few of the positive responses that we’ve received from families. — You came at just the right time. Since my son was 6 months I have been thinking about where he was going to kindergarten. Just last week after much research, I had…

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Salut o Hola: Week of Nov. 3rd

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Monday, November 3rd “Topic A with Amanda Doyle” 7:30-8:00pm KDHX FM 88.1 Thursday, November 6th 9am-12pm French Career Day, Saint Louis University, Contact Prof. Pascale Perraudin for information. perraup@slu.edu. Thursday, November 6th, 5:00-6:00pm  Urban League, Mt. Zion HeadStart Parents’ Meeting Thursday, November 6th, 6:00-7:30pm  Black Alliance for Educational Options, Life Victory Church

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Other language immersion schools in the US

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The Center for Applied Linguistics’ Directory of Foreign Language Immersion Schools includes 263 language immersion schools, 181 of which are elementary schools. The CAL directory focuses on public schools (traditional or charter), which means that when you consider the private and parochial schools with language immersion programs, there are over 300 such schools in the…

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Bringing Language into Your Home (Part II) and Contest

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Here is just a brief list with links of some of the favorite French things that have become staples in our home for learning French. Many of these items were sourced through the internet, some brought back while on vacation and others were great finds at local bookstores. Music We are huge music fans in…

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The French School and The Spanish School enrolling kindergarten and 1st grade students for 2009

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Parents, enroll your children today in this tuition-free, public elementary school.  We provide free transportation for city residents, and free before and after school programs. The enrollment deadline is July 31st for the 0910 school year.  Call now: (314)533-0975.

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Get involved! Thursday, Oct 9th

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Bonjour & Buenos Dias! The French School and The Spanish School are officially in motion! Our main focus at this point is to begin our recruitment efforts for staff and families, as well as get volunteers to participate in our marketing endeavors. To that end, we will have a combined School Project Group meeting next…

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French & Spanish in 2009

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After six months of discussion, tonight the board made the final decision for which languages to offer in 2009. For some of you, the choice seemed obvious. One of the most frequent questions that we’ve heard over the past year was “Why not Spanish?” As we execute the family outreach and recruitment strategy this fall…

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