A Message from the Head: The Shared World

Jason HeissererUncategorized

“This is the world I want to live in. The shared world.” –Naomi Shihab Nye “Gate A-4” Friends, After reading several articles about the recent vandalism at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City and the responses to this by area Rabbis, Imams, other faith and community leaders, as well as concerned citizens, I thought about Naomi Shihab Nye’s short …

Love: Spaces in Your Togetherness

Jason HeissererUncategorized

Friends, Khalil Gibran writes this about love: “Let there be spaces in your togetherness, and let the winds of heaven dance between you.” As much as I write about what brings us closer and what keeps us working together as a network, I thought I’d bring some attention to the importance of loving distance and respecting the spaces between us. …

A Message from Kim

Jason HeissererUncategorized

Greetings Crossroads Community, This past weekend, Crossroads College Prep hosted a 2.5 day Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism Workshop for thirty-five individuals from nine organizations in our region. I had the privilege of learning alongside thirteen members of the Crossroads community. I am so proud of the good and hard work done by this group, which represented parents, grandparents, trustees, …

Summer Camp at Crossroads

Jason HeissererUncategorized

We are excited to offer several summer camp opportunities at Crossroads this June. Girls Volleyball Camp June 5-9, 2017 June 12-16, 2017 Volleyball Camp is for students currently 10-15 years old. The focus of this camp is to emphasize the fundamentals of the overall volleyball program at Crossroads and to provide a bridge to higher levels of play. STEM Camp …

Cultural Humility

Jason HeissererUncategorized

Friends, I had a conversation yesterday with a colleague from a different school about the difference between cultural competence and cultural humility. When I think about cultural humility, I am reminded to consider others first, particularly in terms of what others consider most important about their own identity and experiences. It also helps me remember to be humble with regard …