Three Students Complete YouthCITIES March-to-May Innovation Bootcamp

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“Designed for middle school and high school students…participants work with a variety of entrepreneurs to start a venture, figure out how it impacts our local community, and determine how it’s going to make money while driving change.” The program started in Boston, and this is the first year it has taken place in St. Louis. Here’s what Alex (‘16) had …

A Tiny House for Sharon and Sal

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We are building a Tiny House for our librarian Sharon and her husband Sal.  Sal has always dreamed of building a house and of the economic independence that comes with building and owning a house outright.  Sal has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and has already lived past the time that doctors predicted when he was first diagnosed.  Sal wants …

Girls Giving

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Girls Giving is a side project of the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund that was started just this year by Kathy Frost. She has a daughter in 11th grade, and Kathy encouraged her along with other girls to join Girls Giving. Each of the 30 members contributed $100 to collectively give a small grant to a non-profit organization. Girls …

Summer Volleyball Camp

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Dear Volleyball Players, I am happy to be able to offer Volleyball Camp again this summer for students that are currently in 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. We also allow younger students upon request. The focus of this camp is to emphasize the fundamentals that we stress in the overall program at Crossroads and to provide a bridge to higher …

Teacher Appreciation Week

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Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.” ― Helen Caldicott   Friends, I often describe the work of a teacher as minute-by-minute. Teachers are responsible for decisions as they plan and for decisions-on-the-spot as they teach. This calls for great flexibility and nuance. I remember my …

Scores from Baseball and Soccer

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Baseball Crossroads 9 Kennedy 8 Crossroads 15 McCluer South Berkeley 1 DuBourg 18 Crossroads 1 Crossroads 30 Jennings 2 Crossroads 19 Metro 1 Soccer Notre Dame 6 Crossroads 0 Crossroads 1 Brentwood 0 Valley Park 3 Crossroads 2 Crossroads 5 Hancock 0

A Thank You Note from Our UCCC Good Work Partner

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In the note below, Tameka is referring to our last day of Good Work. Dear Crossroads College Prep Students, Yesterday was an extremely “Good Work “day and a day full of events for UCCC. We appreciate your support in the garden, with our gallery set-up and sidewalk decor for Literacy Night. Many parents complimented your artistic skills as they entered the …

Chess Update: 5-6-2015

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Gateway Chess Awards are TONIGHT! The annual awards buffet will be held at the Golden Corral, 6110 S. Lindbergh. Dinner at 6:30, awards at 7:30. All students who played on Wednesdays or Thursdays this year are invited. The following students will be receiving awards: Ernie McCarter, Matt Larson, Rock Jia, Katie Stujenske, David Dong, and Yossi Rovinsky. We will also be receiving the Eastern …