Theater Parents: Volunteers Needed

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Dear Crossroads Theater Parents: We are preparing for Tech Week (Monday, January 26 – Sunday, February 1) for the Winter One Acts. Parents support the theater program by providing healthy and substantial snacks and dinners for the cast and theater staff, and treats for intermission to encourage donations during performances. Also, we will be selling flowers at each performance. Please …

Alumni Update

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Halle Sparks, class of 2013, is involved with the Developing Scholars Program (DSP) and the Ecological Genomics Undergraduate Research and Mentoring Program (URM) at Kansas State University.  Through the Developing Scholars Program, she was matched with a biological research lab and mentor and co-authored a scientific review in her first semester. Halle is now working on publishing a paper with …

Multicultural Potluck

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The Multicultural Potluck will be on Thursday, February 19th, 6-8pm. Join us for an evening of international food, music, and conversation. Hear music from a variety of cultures performed by Crossroads students. Learn some fun international trivia. Sample tasty foods from all over the world. Bring a labeled dish from your culture of choice that serves 10 to 12 people. …

Chess News: 1/14/2015

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Crossroads places 2nd at Sperring January 10th Congratulations to the high school team of Andrew Kowalkowski, Katie Stujenske, David Dong, LaVaughn Caradine, and Homer Dula for their 2nd place finish (on tiebreakers) at the recent Gateway Class Tournament.   Katie and David went undefeated, finishing 2nd and 3rd, respectively, on their classes, while Andrew finished 10th.  Nyla Long medalled for …

Maggie to Join The Wilson School

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Dear Crossroads College Prep School Community: It is with mixed emotions that I write to inform you of my decision to accept the Director of Admission position at The Wilson School, beginning July 1, 2015.  After almost a decade at Crossroads College Prep, you can imagine what a difficult decision this was for me.  It is with sadness that I …

Looking Ahead

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Notice, dream, connect, do. –Monika Hardy Friends, Happy New Year! Since I was hired last year at this time, I have invested time and energy in noticing, dreaming, and connecting as I learn about Crossroads and my role as Head of School. I will continue to notice, dream, and connect as I believe this is honoring to our mission as …

Good Work Partner: EarthDance Farms

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  EarthDance Farm grows food, farmers and community, one small farm at a time, through hands-on education and delicious experiences.  Our Good Work group does farm work, such as planting, weeding, harvesting, and composting.  The spirit at EarthDance has always been very positive!  Thank you to Ann Owens, Ethan Lutjens grandmother, for steering us towards EarthDance. EarthDance is a non-profit …

Freshman Seminar Business Etiquette

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Volunteers Needed! Freshmen Seminar will be completing their Business Etiquette Unit, and we are in need of interviewers! January 29th 2015 will be our mock Job Fair in the Crossroads Library. Your service would be needed from 12:30p.m. until 3:00 p.m.  You can volunteer the entire time or whatever portion of time you are able to give. You will present a …

Chess News

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Chess News  January 7 The next Saturday tournament is this weekend at Sperreng Middle School This tournament is a class tournament, and ideal for beginning or lower rated players. Depart Crossroads College Prep: 7:15 am Return to Crossroads College Prep: 8:15 pm Cost: $12, cash or check payable to Gateway Chess League United States Chess Federation membership is required for …

Updates from the Admission Office

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Student and Parent Breakfast Current 8th grade students and parents and prospective 9th grade students and parents, this breakfast is for YOU on Thursday, January 22, 2015, 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Please join us in the cafeteria for the annual 8th grade breakfast to look toward Upper School and the adventure that lies ahead. RSVP by January 20. Application Deadline Just a reminder that admissions applications for the 2015-2016 school year for …