FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patrick Wallace
August 8, 2013 314-420-5782, cell
For Our Schools Sunday
SLPS representatives to visit local churches, encourage first-day attendance,
and emphasize a great start to the 2013-14 school year
ST. LOUIS, MO. August 8, 2013 – SLPS Superintendent Kelvin R. Adams and Special Administrative Board President Rick Sullivan—along with 20 other St. Louis Public Schools representatives—are scheduled to speak at local churches on Sunday to re-energize SLPS families heading into the 2013-14 school year.
For Our Schools Sunday is an annual event scheduled the day before school starts. Classes for K-12 students start Monday, August 12. Early childhood programs begin the following Monday, August 19. The event provides parents with valuable information about the upcoming year. District representatives will also stress the importance of attending school daily—including the first day of classes.
Dr. Adams is scheduled to speak at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 5515 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, at 8:10 a.m. and 11:10 a.m.
Mr. Sullivan is scheduled to speak at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, 915 N. Taylor Avenue, at
9:15 a.m.; Samaritan United Methodist Church, 4234 Washington Boulevard, around 11 a.m.; and Central Baptist Church, 2842 Washington Avenue, at 11:45 a.m.
Participating churches:Friendly Temple MB Church
Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church
Samaritan United Methodist Church
Central Baptist Church
Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church
Salem in Ladue United Methodist Church
Union Avenue Christian Church
Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church
Beloved Community United Methodist Church
West End Mt. Carmel Full Gospel Baptist Church
St. John UCC Church
West Side MB Church
St. James AME Church
Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Glory to Glory Christian Church
Calvary Baptist Church
New Northside Baptist Church
Washington Metropolitan AME Zion Church
St. Peter AME Church
New Covenant United Methodist Church
The Connection Church
New Sunnymount Baptist Church
Lane Tabernacle CME Church
For additional information, please contact Patrick Wallace at 314-420-5782.