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 […]

Confluence Academy-Walnut Park Teachers, Staff Help Give Family a Fresh Start


For Immediate Release Date:   October 26, 2012 Contact:  Nez Savala, director, public relations, (314) 436-2313 ext. 7032, (314) 387-3592 cell St. Louis – On any Saturday, in any neighborhood, you might see a moving truck. It could be a rented truck, or someone’s pickup truck, filled with furniture, boxes and bags. The people who are […]

Mayor Slay and MCPSA Announce Three New Charter Schools to Open in Fall 2013


On Thursday, October 18 St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and MCPSA Executive Director Dr. Douglas Thaman announced that three new charter schools will open in the fall of 2013.  The announcement highlighted the three leaders of the new schools describing each school’s programs and culture. The three new schools opening in fall 2013 are Gateway Science […]

Language Immersion Schools Make Strides in St. Louis Area

Rhonda Screenshot from UMSL Video

The original story appeared in the October 8, 2012 St. Louis Post- Dispatch Click here to view the original story  BY JESSICA BOCK • > 314-340-8228 ST. LOUIS • The moment was brief but telling for Lydia Hsiuling Chen as she watched one of her students accidentally step on the foot of another as they headed […]