Good Work Day: 10/23

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The first day of our Good Work program is Thursday, Oct. 23. All Upper School students will be away from school from 11:30 to 3:15 working with our Good Work Partners. Each year, Crossroads students contribute over 3,000 hours of service to the community through our various Good Work programs, including our week-long, Good Work trips. Our 2014-2015 Good Work …

This Past Week in Athletics: 10/7-10/14

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Boys’ Varsity Soccer 10/7 – Crossroads 7 Valley Park 1 10/9 – Soldan 2 Crossroads 1 Girls’ Freshmen Volleyball 10/9 – MRH 2 Crossroads 1 Girls’ JV Volleyball 10/7 – Crossroads 2 Brentwood 1 10/9 – MRH 2 Crossroads 0 10/13 – Crossroads 2 Metro 1 Girls’ Varsity Volleyball 10/7 – Brentwood 2 Crossroads 0 10/9 – Crossroads 2 MRH …

Double Rainbow Fall Festival

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Double Rainbow Fall Festival has its roots in a campout theme, in which each advisory sets up a camp on the green space (or indoor space given today’s weather) and provides a theme-based food and activity to be shared with the entire Crossroads community. This is boosted by both live music and a DJ, games, and the competition for awards …

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Students of French Language and Culture Visit King Louis Exhibit at the Art Museum

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Students of French had the opportunity to find out about the origin of the name of their city during their visit to the special exhibit on King Louis at the Art Museum. They discovered exceptional art from the reign of Louis IX and later works inspired by the celebrated 13th century monarch. Bon 250eme anniversaire Saint-Louis City! French 3 planned …

Join Us for Good Work at Home!

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Volunteers Needed (a lot of them)! Help us beautify our Crossroads campus for Open House. Please bring power washers, shovels, rakes, large garden forks, or rock rakes if you have them. We hope to be done in a few hours, but stop by even if you just have a bit of time. Volunteer using VolunteerSpot in three easy steps: 1) …

Conferences Are Essential to Learning

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In pursuit of an excellent educational experience for each child, on two different occasions during the school year, we bring parents, students, and teachers together for conferences. These conferences supplement the communication that occurs daily between students and their teachers about work and the grades and notes that we publish to families. Conferences are not merely reporting: they are a …

Smart AND Good

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“[E]mpathy is a stunning act of derring-do, the ultimate virtual reality–climbing into another’s mind to experience the world from that person’s perspective.” – Daniel Pink A Whole New Mind The first time I stood before the Crossroads student body and said, “I believe that Crossroads students are smart and good,” I noticed a change in the collective body language of …

Parents, Your Help Makes Homecoming Happen!

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What: Crossroads College Prep’s Homecoming Dance When: Saturday, November 1st Where: Crossroads College Prep Gym Theme: Space! How parents can help: 10am-4pm: Set-up helpers needed. Can you give us two hours? Many hands will make light and fun work! 11pm: Clean-up helpers needed. Click here to sign up through VolunteerSpot. THANK YOU, on behalf of the sophomore class which organizes this …

small is an asset

Small is an Asset

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At Crossroads College Prep, our size is one of our strengths. Being small is an asset. Because of our size, students are able to develop authentic relationships with one another. They discover common interests, and they learn about the value of having friends whose interests are different from theirs. Today while visiting The Wilson School, Adam shared with the sixth …