A nationally-recognized leader in independent education, MICDS is a private, co-ed school for students from Junior Kindergarten (age 4) through 12th grade. In a small elementary school with access to the resources that only a JK-12 school can provide, our Lower School students benefit from a diverse and inclusive student body, access to a world-class faculty and a student-centered curriculum.
At MICDS, our mission is to prepare students for higher education and a life of purpose and service as engaged citizens in our ever-changing world. Our youngest learners are constantly exploring the world around them, discovering new interests and developing a passion for learning along the way. When your child attends MICDS, they'll pursue academic excellence bolstered by state-of-the art classrooms, labs, facilities, theatres and art studios.
Visit micds.org to learn more about the unique and innovative ways your child will embark on a life of discovery at MICDS.
People of all abilities can enjoy the popular U.S Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo during Sensory Night, which offers quiet areas and trained Zoo staff to assist families.
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fireside stories, campfire s'mores, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, 4-D Polar Express Experience and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Parking is free.
Engage your young scientist in science-related learning at the Saint Louis Science Center's Preschool Science Series. Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem-solving and social skills.