Activity Classes

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“Are you Makers or Builders?” asked Jeremy. “Makers,” said Carter. Friends, At 2:30pm today the energy at Crossroads shifted a bit as students gathered for their activity classes for the first time this semester. It was exciting to watch the students in the Maker and Builder activities burst into the Makerspace (formerly room 6). So far, mostly boxes have filled …

Be a Part of the Gala Committee!

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Gala is our single largest fundraising event of the year. Last year we raised over $150,000 to support our robust scholarship program. This program is vital to our mission and to our community. It takes a village to make this event a success. We need as many volunteers as possible! Please join us for our next meeting: September 3rd at 5:30pm in …

Parent Ambassador Note from Liz Lewis

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The year is off to a great start! I am writing today to let you know three quick things: 1. Parents – If you plan to volunteer this year in any capacity, would you please register today at www.volunteerspot.com. This makes the job of our event organizers easier and we can keep track of our volunteer efforts more efficiently. It’s free …

Middle School Advisory Retreat: Camp Lakewood

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  This year’s middle school held up the high standard set by middle schools past and should feel proud of the way they began to build their new community.  Time together at Camp Lakewood helped form new friendships and strengthen old ones.  In the process of working together, eating together, staying up late, and bunking in the cabins, our middle school bonded and headed …

Begin Today As You’d Like to End in May

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Friends, I often think about how things begin and about how the clarity of a first day can set the direction and tone for how we continue and where we end up. Today, on the first day of school for students, we began in the gym as an entire student, faculty, and staff community. We heard from Kim, our school …

Teachers Return

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Friends, The Crossroads campus has been a busy place this week. New colleagues arrived on Monday and spent the day with School Director, Kim Townsend, and yesterday, I welcomed the entire faculty and staff to the 2015-2016 school year! I never underestimate the power of beginnings, and I believe that we had a great first day together. We began with …

Parent Ambassadors

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We believe all Crossroads parents are Ambassadors! The Parent Ambassador Committee makes significant contributions to our school’s events and projects throughout the year. We could not function at the level we do without parent volunteers. Liz Lewis is this year’s Parent Ambassador Chair. Liz and her husband Jim will have two children at Crossroads this year: Andrew is a freshman, …

Lunch Program Changes

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Lunch Service: We are in the process of securing a lunch program for our students, so each day, we will have lunch service from a local restaurant, sandwich shop, or pizza parlor. Lunch will be $5.00 per day including food and drink, payable by cash or check at the time of purchase. If you would like to pre-order for the …

Update: Parking Lot/Loop Trolley

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As previously noted, the Loop Trolley project is moving forward, and at the moment it’s making a bit of a mess in front of our building! This work will impact your travel time to and from school, and it will require extra care getting in and out of our driveways. Here’s what you need to know for the start of school: 1. …

A Message from the Head

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I am sure that each of you would want to go beyond the superficial social analyst who looks merely at effects and does not grapple with underlying causes. –Martin Luther King, Jr. to eight White religious leaders in “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Friends, I am writing this letter because tomorrow is the anniversary of the murder of Mike Brown in …