Wine for Gala

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A popular element of our Gala is the Wine Grab, whereby attendees pay $25 and get to randomly pick one of the bottles at the event. Consider donating a bottle of wine for the Wine Grab with a value of at least $25. In the past, we’ve had wine valued up to $300 in the wine grab! It’s a fun and …

Gala Class Baskets

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Each year, parents in each class donate items for a themed class basket that is then auctioned off at Gala. Here are this year’s themes and links to a wish list on Amazon: 7th Grade – Let’s Bake   8th Grade – Puppy Love   9th Grade – Grilling It 10th Grade – Chocolate Lovers 11th Grade – Arts & Crafts 12th …

This Week’s Scores and Next Week’s Play

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Tennis Barat 6 Crossroads 3 St. Pius 5 Crossroads 4 Notre Dame 5 Crossroads 4 Soccer Crossroads 5 Gateway 1 Barstow 3 Crossroads 1 Pembroke Hill 7 Crossroads 0 Crossroads 4 Bayless 0 Freshmen Volleyball Affton 2 Crossroads 0 JV Volleyball Crossroads 2 Valley Park 1 Affton 2 Crossroads 0 Crossroads 2 Hancock 0 Varsity Volleyball Crossroads 2 Valley Park …

Leading for the Broader Welfare

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“…use your capacities for goals that are larger than your own self-aggrandizement and that contribute to the broader welfare…” –Howard Gardner The Anatomy of Leadership Friends, Yesterday, I joined the Student Council meeting at lunch for a few minutes. I was impressed with the order and professionalism of the meeting, and I encouraged them to think about what their leadership …

Parent Ambassador News

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A big THANK YOU to the volunteers who came out and participated in our St. Louis Art Fair booth! This is a long-standing Crossroads tradition, and it is always a fun way to spread the word about our school and reach out to our larger community. We are looking for two co-chairs for the Crossroads Book Fair at Left Bank …

All-School Blighted Storefront Painting

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Crossroads alum Henry Powers (2000) and past art teacher Angela Hunter-Knight are sponsoring an all-school art activity. Help make the city a little brighter by joining with them and other alums on October 3rd to paint an image on a blighted storefront. Bring your creativity and whatever paint you have leftover around your house! October 3, 2015 2311 S Jefferson …

Yearbook Update: Parents of Seniors

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Parents of seniors, click here for yearbook information about senior ads, baby pictures, and senior pages. To go directly to the ad page order form, click here. Ad orders are due by Halloween; space is limited, so be sure to order soon!

Makerspace Update

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“What has happened in the Makerspace so far?” you ask. Keep reading to find out! What construction and design work took place to remake a regular classroom into a Makerspace? Carpet removed Subfloor ground, leveled, and stained Windows installed in Mac Lab and Makerspace Double door installed New Makerspace closet added New vent fan installed in the ceiling Painted all walls, hallway, …

Good Work: 9/24

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…current events and academic research indicate that our world sorely needs individuals who care about doing “good work” – work that is high in quality, responsive to the broader needs of society, and personally meaningful. ~from the GoodWork Toolkit Our first day joining our Good Work partners is next Thursday, September 24.  While our seventh graders do Good Work at home lead by Ann Owens …

Parent Night 2015

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Friends, I am looking forward to Parent Night this evening. While you are visiting, I hope you take an opportunity to view Crossroads, the teachers, and the learning through a young person’s eyes. When I encourage grown-ups to do this, I always think of this quote from The Little Prince: “Grown-ups love figures. When you tell them that you have …