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St. Louis Language Immersion Schools (SLLIS)

A letter from Rachel about donation allocation

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So… Where does the money go? This question has come up in more than one conversation I’ve had over the last few weeks.  As The French School and The Spanish School continue to grow and as SLLIS plans for the future, charitable contributions will become increasingly important.  Donors retain the right to instruct how their…

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Ways to Give

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Thanksgiving has come and gone, and here we are – in the thick of the holiday season, waiting for our first snow fall. As you may know, the holiday season is also a popular time for charitable giving.  Below, you’ll find a variety of ways to support SLLIS in the months and years to come….

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Online Donations Now Accepted!

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By now, you should have received  SLLIS’ 2011 Annual Appeal.  We apologize if you tried to donate online and could not, but rest assured – the problem is fixed. You can go online to our “Giving” page and donate any time.  Feel free to share this link with aunts, uncles, grandparents or anyone else who…

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Funding opportunity

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The founders of Partners for Developing Futures are considering supporting SLLIS’ development and early years of operation.  Today the President and Vice President of PDF are in St. Louis to meet our school community.  We submitted the full application to PDF in January and in March we had a conference call with Ramona and John…

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SLLIS awarded $60,000 grant

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This afternoon we received the excellent news that the Walton Family Foundation has awarded us a Phase III planning grant in the amount of $60,000.  Last week Vince, Steven and Joel from our Board and I met with the Walton grant committee to present our full grant proposal.  We felt positive about the interview and…

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More on the federal grants

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The official press release from the state association: Federal Grants Totaling $2,000,000 to New Charter School Programs The Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) would like to announce that four new charter public school groups in Kansas City and St. Louis have been awarded Charter Schools Program (CSP) grants by the US Department of Education.Hope…

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SLLIS awarded 3 year federal grant

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Woohoo!!!!!!!! I just spoke with the grant administrator who confirmed that we are one of the awardees of the Charter School Planning and Implementation (CSP) grant. The grant amount and budget details are forthcoming, and we’ll send out official press releases once we have the specifics. This grant makes all of our work thus far…

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