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St. Louis Language Immersion School (SLLIS)

Outdoor Science Classroom Work Day Opportunities

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Interested in helping create our outdoor science classrooms are our two locations? Three work day volunteer opportunities have been arranged: TSS & TCS – THIS SATURDAY July 21st from 8 am – Noon: Help us weed, clean, water and work on existing projects in the green space. TSS & TCS – Saturday August 4th from…

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Green Space Work Day – April 15th

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Everyone is welcome to come out and help beautify our school on April 15th at 10 am at the Green Space Workday! Please bring gardening/work gloves.

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SLLIS applying for KaBoom! playground grant: photos needed

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Our Green Space task force is hard at work on a new funding opportunity: a KaBoom playground installation. SLLIS has begun a project for consideration and will find out this spring if we have been selected for this exciting opportunity.  If selected we will begin a massive volunteer campaign to support our Build Day. How…

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Monsanto Foundation establishes Outdoor Science Classroom at SLLIS!!

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SLLIS was awarded a grant for $14,282 from the Monsanto Foundation to establish our Outdoor Science Classroom.  We are thankful for the support of Deborah Patterson, President of the Foundation and the vision of her Board of Directors.  Most foundations do not fund start-up entities and we look forward to building a strong partnership with…

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Green Space Work Day: November 21

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Please come help us take care of some needed maintenance of the Green Space. We need a lot of help to remove the hay and a large portion of the wood chips and then lay down more dirt and replace the wood chips so that the concrete parking barriers are fully covered. Other jobs include…

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Final Fall Green Space work days

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Our fall has been very well spent building our outdoor play/exploration space for our students.  It is truly amazing what a small group of dedicated individuals can do.  Many thank yous to Lisa Berman who continues to organize this effort.  A special thank you to SLU students who joined our forces for their annual Make…

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Consider donating a wheeled toy for our play area

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The Green Space Task Force is seeking donations of new wheeled toys for the outdoor science classroom and play area. The items were chosen because they meet one or more of the following criteria: teach a concept in physics develop upper body strength and/or do not require use of a helmet We can’t put out…

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Green Space Work Day Reminder for Saturday, October 24.

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Please join us for what we hope will be the last Green Space Work Day of the year! We’ll be installing the climbing wall, painting a roadway for wheeled toys, and a few other projects. We really need tools. We especially need drills and screwdrivers to complete the climbing wall. If you would like to…

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Priming and Painting help needed asap!

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For the climbing wall to be installed this Saturday, the six pieces of plywood need to be primed and painted with enough time to dry before we drill the holes. If you’re available to work on this project any time this week, contact Lisa Berman at lisaberman[at]rocketmail.com and she’ll give you directions. You do not…

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Saturday, Oct. 10 Workday Cancelled

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Some preliminary work for this weekend’s workday couldn’t be completed due to weather and other factors, so we’ve cancelled the workday. We will definitely have a work day on Oct. 17 from 9-1. We will be building and installing the climbing wall and installing poles for the ball wall in addition to other ligher tasks….

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