Field Day and BBQ

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After Awards on 5/15 students and faculty will walk to Forest Park for our annual Field Day, returning at lunchtime for a BBQ. Parents, on the morning of May 15th please send your child to school with the following contributions to the BBQ: 7th grade Desserts 8th grade Drinks or Breakfast Cereal 9th & 10th grades Side dishes (no chips): …

Chess Update: 4/29/2015

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Annual Chess Potluck The chess awards night and potluck is Sunday, May 3rd, at the Blank/Groark residence in Compton Heights (St. Louis), between 4 pm and 7 pm. Students from each grade level are requested to bring a dish to share. Please check the regular email blast for further details. Gateway Chess Awards The annual awards buffet will be held Wednesday, May …

Athletic Scores

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April 8-14 Girls’ Soccer Crossroads 5 Bayless 3 Brentwood 5 Crossroads 1 Crossroads 1 Valley Park 0 Baseball Valley Park 5 Crossroads 2 April 15-21 Baseball Crossroads 12 Hancock 2 Crossroads 18 Bayless 14 Valley Park 11 Crossroads 1 Bayless 7 Crossroads 6 Soccer Lutheran North 4 Crossroads 1 MRH 2 Crossroads 1 Crossroads 2 Bayless 0

An Arabian Night: Prom 2015

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The 2015 Crossroads College Prep Junior-Senior Prom was fabulous, from the sophisticated venue at Windows On Washington downtown to the elegantly dressed students in attendance. DJ Fred ran the dance floor, the appetizers and desserts were delicious, and a team effort transformed the seventh floor into a magical Arabian Night. The event was planned as a team effort led by …

Day of Silence 2015

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A big thank you to all who participated in the Day of Silence. Special thanks to our Social Justice group and Gender Spectrum Alliance (GSA). They worked hard to make the whole week special. David Jay was our guest speaker and spoke with the groups at lunch and then again to anyone from the Metro area who wanted to come …

ISACS Visiting Team

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We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. –Martin Luther King, Jr. “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Friends, The visiting accreditation team for Crossroads has left, and the ten thoughtful, diligent, curious, and intelligent educators from other independent schools in the midwest are on their way …

Chess: A Great Showing at Nationals

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Our two teams and one individual player had a very strong showing at the National K-12 Championships held last weekend in Columbus, Ohio. Our U800 team finished in 5th place, so each scorer for the team earned a special plaque in addition to their team trophy. David Dong led the team with 5.5 points, earning an 11th place trophy (field …

2015 Mastery Learning Projects

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Our current MLP students will present their final projects on Friday May 1st (9:50-10:20 in the Black Box). The Mastery Learning program is a single semester independent course open to Upper School students designed to provide an opportunity to explore a topic or execute a project that falls outside the boundaries of typical high school courses. This spring, we have …

Parent Volunteers Needed for RENT

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The Crossroads Theater department is mounting its production of RENT for 4 shows April 23-26th. Make sure to get your tickets early as this promises to be a sold out run. We could also still use some help from Crossroads parents with the following volunteer assignments. Please click here to sign up. We thank you in advance on behalf of …

Senior Legacy Benefit Concert II

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The Crossroads Senior Legacy Benefit Concert ll, scheduled for the 23rd of May, 2015 at The Blueberry Hill Duck Room in the Loop continues the senior tradition of giving back to a school responsible for the artistic growth of a community of performers. As a sophomore, I was involved and performed in the original event organized by then-seniors Micah Garrido …