Missouri Legislature Appropriates $300,000 for Charter School Commission

MO State Capitol

As part of the state budget, the Missouri Legislature approved $300,000 for operations of the Missouri Charter Public School Commission.  This commission was created with the passage of SB 576 during the 2012 legislative session and is intended solely to be a sponsor of high quality charter schools.  This commission will report to DESE and […]

SLLIS Spanish School Wins Recognition from Embassy of Spain

Rhonda Screenshot from UMSL Video

St. Louis, Missouri (May 8, 2013) – On May 8, 2013 The Education Office of the Embassy of Spain announced that it will honor The Spanish School(TSS), an elementary program of St. Louis Language Immersion Schools, Inc., with 3rd Place in the “2013 Award For Academic Excellence in Spanish: School of the Year Competition”. Over […]

More Bass for Grand Center Arts Academy

Mike Thaman Bass Donation

  “This is better than Christmas morning,” say GCAA’s David Hayworth to Mike Thaman, Managing Director and CEO of Warson Capital Partners.  Mr. Thaman came to GCAA to pass on his personal upright bass he used to play.  This beautiful upright bass was in immaculate condition and is ready for David to be the next […]

Confluence Academy-Old North Named Regional Winner of Shell Science Lab Challenge


St. Louis – The National Science Teachers Association has named Confluence Academy-Old North as a regional winner of the third annual Shell Science Lab Challenge. The competition is sponsored by Shell Oil Company and is administered by the NSTA. The competition encouraged science teachers in grades 6-12 to share how they use innovation to give […]

KSDK Features St. Louis Language Immersion Schools

SLLIS KSDK 2-20-2013

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – For the past week, we’ve been bringing attention to the importance of reading and early education for all children. But the elementary school years are also the perfect time for children to learn a second language. There’s a St. Louis Charter school doing just that by focusing on language immersion. Rhonda Broussard is the […]