Road to the Election

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Social studies teacher Brittyne Fitzgerald has been teaching the “Road to the Election” elective at Crossroads since 2004. Every four years students have a place to explore the issues at hand in the presidential election, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, much of her syllabus had to change.  “It’s always a look at national and state races, but in the past, …

Students Return to Campus for Hybrid Program

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Crossroads looked very different on Monday, September 21, when about half of our students returned to campus for our hybrid schedule. While alumni and friends would recognize our halls by the art on the walls and the laughter from our community, students’ smiles were behind masks, hugs were replaced by waves and elbow bumps, and spaces normally reserved for community …

Students Explore Injustice for Fall Play

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On October 10, Crossroads students will take their talents outside our walls for an outdoor experience for this year’s Fall Play, Just Us: A Collection of Solo Performances on Themes of Justice and Injustice. “Just Us was born of creating a solution during these unprecedented times. Students have been inspired to express their concerns and voice around the injustices of …

Together at Home: Summer Plans During COVID

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During a typical summer, our students are attending camps, taking enrichment classes, visiting colleges, serving as lifeguards, camp counselors, and archery instructors, and traveling abroad. This summer made most of those plans impossible to achieve. Crossroads students found ways to spend their time at home in creative ways that range from pursuing academics, the arts, and strengthening family connections. Here …

Celebrating the Class of 2020

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Each school year, immediately following Spring Break, the faculty and staff that make up our graduation committee gather to set into motion plans for graduation at the end of May. Most of the “pomp and circumstance” are consistent  from year to year: the diplomas, program, caps and gowns, photos, and location. Families and friends join us on campus for a …

2019-2020 Chess Team Highlights and Online Chess

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Chess Coach and Science Department Chair Howard Granok shares highlights from the 2019-2020 Chess Team season below: The chess team had a successful, if shortened, season. We hosted our annual elementary school tournament in October and our trivia night in November. Next year, we hope to host a full tournament in February! Each of our teams placed in the top three …

Crossroads Small Business Directory

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Join us in supporting small businesses owned and operated by Crossroads families and friends. See below for the current list and click here to add your own! We will continue to update this list!   Business Description Contact 501creative 501creative is a design and marketing communications that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations to create fundraising, recruiting and educational tools. Karen …

Class of 2020 College Acceptances

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Students in the Class of 2020 have received a range of college acceptances, and are in the midst of making their selections by the traditional May 1 enrollment deadline. Here is the full list of college acceptances (with numbers by schools with more than one student accepted) for the Class of 2020 — we look forward to sharing their plans …

2020-2021 School Year Calendar

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Event Date First Day of School/First Quarter Begins Wednesday, August 19, 2020 First Quarter Ends Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Fall Break Thursday, October 15, 2020 –  Friday, October 16, 2020 Second Quarter Begins Monday, October 19, 2020 Conferences Thursday, October 22, 2020 & Friday, October 23, 2020 Thanksgiving Break Monday, November 23, 2020 –  Friday, November 27, 2020 Finals Week …

Julia Wolff Places First with “The Beast”

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Congratulations to 10th Grader Julia Wolff, who won first prize in the Wednesday Club of St. Louis’s Annual Poetry Contest! The contest is in its 94th year, and celebrates the creative work of St. Louis students and residents. Works were judged by poetry professors and scholars, with the high school judge remarking about Julia’s work: “This surrealistic and metaphorical exploration …