Meet the SLLIS Interns at Taste of the World – This Sunday!

Every year, we are thrilled to welcome a new cohort of International Interns to our schools.  Most of our interns come to us from the Amity Institute. Amity Institute’s Educational Internship Program provides future educators from other countries the opportunity to gain teaching skills under the direct supervision of a certified teacher in an American classroom. In addition, interns often serve as living models of language and culture. Our interns offer a native perspective on their language, culture and country, enabling their students to better understand and appreciate the languages they study.

Our intern program is vital to the mission, vision and core values of SLLIS – and we hope you will join us this Sunday, March 29 at our annual Taste of the World. Our interns will prepare and share food from their home countries and guests will have a chance to learn more about the Intern Program and how to get involved!taste of the world 2015-page-001


Kid’s Trivia Night – Friday March 27th!

Our second annual Kids Trivia Night is this Friday, March 27th at The French School.  This event is open to 4th, 5th, & 6th graders from any area school and runs from 6pm – 10pm.

For additional information or to register a team, please use the form below or  contact


One Week Left to Purchase Early-Bird Soiree Tickets

Parents, Staff & Friends,

Spring Break has come and gone – if you need something to look forward to, look no further than the SLLIS Soiree!

There’s one week left to take advantage of the Early-Bird Discount for SLLIS Soiree Tickets – you can register and pay here through March 31. Payment by check can be submitted to your school receptionist – please include “Soiree Registration” on the memo line.  Starting Wednesday, April 1, Individual Tickets will increase to $75 and Couples to $150. Regular Price Tickets will be available through Friday, May 8th.  The evening includes:

  • Cocktail Hour with Silent Auction & Premium Raffle
  • Three Course Meal
  • Live Music and Dancing
  • A fun night out with parents, staff and friends from all of our SLLIS schools!


TSS Rummage Sale – THIS WEEKEND!

It’s Spring cleaning for a good cause – Join in the Spanish School Rummage Sale this week!

The 5th grade class is  gratefully accepting donations of gently used clothing, toys, household items, etc for a rummage sale to benefit our 5th grade language immersion trip to Puerto Rico.

Donation drop off dates will be this Thursday 3/26 & Friday,  3/27. You can call or text TSS parent Sarah Smith for a drop-off location near school., She can be reached at 314-779-9162.

In search of some great deals? Come checkout the Rummage Sale this weekend!

Thank you all for your support!

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3/25 Spring Picture Day

Attention St. Louis Language Immersion School Parents!

Wagner Portrait Group will be at school on Wednesday, March 25th for Spring Picture Day. This will be your special opportunity to order pictures! 

Please note that only students with orders or online order receipts will be photographed.

Send the order form back to school with your student or you can go online to and use the password: SLLIS to place your order. For online orders, please remember to print out your receipt and send it to school with your student. See you on Spring Picture Day!

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You’re Invited: Taste of the World






Current & Prospective SLLIS Families,

You are invited to experience our 2015 Taste of the World.  This is a family friendly, all-SLLIS event that allows community members to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the home countries of our fabulous international interns!

For more information, contact TFS parent – Lisa Quinn Heaney  lqheaney@att.net314-495-2645

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Introducing Blueprint4SummerSTL

We hope you have begun hearing  about Blueprint4SummerSTL. In the event that you haven’t, we wanted to make sure that you knew about the new FREE and easy-to-use mobile app designed to help families search for best-fit summer programming for children ages 3-18 . Check out their website at  Blueprint4SummerSTL has over 1600 summer activities posted for parents to select and over 25% have scholarships available.

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