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

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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 […]

Save the Date: 3rd Annual SCP Trivia Night – Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 7:00-10:00 PM


Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 7:00-10:00 PM Join us for a night of fun!   Last year, we had over 200 participants for the 2nd Annual SCP Trivia Night and we were able to raise over $12,000.  We used this money to purchase supplies and materials for South City Prep classrooms as well as expand our library. […]

KIPP Inspire Academy Featured In St. Louis Post- Dispatch Editorial

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*This editorial appeared in the October 11, 2012 edition of the St. Louis Post0- Dispatch To view the original version click here.  By the Editorial Board When fifth-grader Demetrius Owens craned his neck to reach the microphone in the chilly gymnasium of the old Francis de Sales gymnasium on Tuesday morning, it brought back memories for […]