Kim Townsend Will Serve As School Director

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Friends, I am pleased to announce that Kim Townsend will serve as the School Director for Crossroads College Preparatory School beginning July 1st. Kim loves teaching and learning and is committed to our students and our mission. She brings a range of experiences to this role that will serve our community well. Kim began her teaching career with Teach for America as …

Chess Update: 3-4-2015

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Upcoming Tournaments March 28-State Championships, Battle High School, Columbia, MO (HS section is USCF) April 9-13th National K-12 Championships, Columbus, OH Please note the registration deadlines. Forms and fees should be turned in to Howard by the following dates: Nationals: March 4th ($50, payable to Crossroads College Prep) State: March 9th ($25, payable to Missouri Chess Association) Please see separate …

African American Arts Explosion

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We had a wonderful evening at the Arts Explosion last Friday.  Several students recited original poems, as well as pieces by well-known African American artists.  Our very own Crossroads Jazz Band also provided great musical tributes.  Thank you to all who performed and attended. Picture of participants Front row (l to r): Elysse Price, Sasha Loper-Diltz, Siane Moore and Zahria …

Time Machines

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017 on an interesting, informative and creative Time Machine assembly. Projects and prototypes represented a thoughtful and insightful view  of time travel into the past and the future. Students considered physics, mechanics and ethics in their presentations as well as in their companion essays. Great work, Sophomores! More photos can be found on the Crossroads …

Show Me Arts Academy

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A group of Seniors spent much of this past Saturday working the kickoff event for the Show Me Arts Academy, a day of creative expression for area youth held at the Tandy Recreation Center in north city. Crossroads Theatre Director Lee Anne Mathews served as a teaching Artist and opened the opportunity for our seniors to participate as teaching assistants. …

Freedom Riders

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Congratulations to our Crossroads Drama Club for their excellent performances. The Freedom Riders was performed at various locations including the St. Louis Public Library, The St. Michael School, Churchill School, and most recently Rohan Woods School.

Congratulations, Mock Trial

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Congratulations to the Crossroads Mock Trial team for a successful 2015 season. Students in Mock Trial prepare for several months to compete against other high school teams at the St. Louis County Courthouse, where the Crossroads team won their second round on February 27. This year the team consisted of eleven students and was coached by faculty sponsor Shadi Peterman …

Archery Team Success

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On Saturday, February 28, fifteen members of the Crossroads Archery Team traveled to Seckman High School for the annual St. Louis Shootout. Crossroads has placed second in the high school division and succeeded in doing so again this year! The team was led by eighth grader Eyvind Hovmand-Warner who shot a 273 (out of a possible 300) with 11 tens. …

Admission Updates

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Balloon Drop volunteers/drivers are still needed for Thursday, March 12. If you are interested in driving, sign up on Volunteer Spot by clicking here.  You can pick up packages anytime between 2 and 6 p.m. from the conference room adjacent to the lunch room.  Keep in mind that this is also Parent/Teacher Conference day, so plan to pick up either …