Fifteen Archers Participate in St. Louis Shootout

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This past Saturday morning, fifteen members of the Archery activity traveled to Imperial, MO to compete in this year’s St. Louis Shootout. As in past years the team performed very well placing third in the high school division. Highlights included Milton Green notching a score of 268 (out of 300) with nine bulls-eyes with Leilani Gooch right behind him with a …

Mock Trial Wins Round One!

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On January 21 Crossroads competed in the first round of the Missouri High School Mock Trial Competition at the St. Louis County Courthouse. The Mock Trial team, representing the defendant in a case about high school bullying, defeated Kirkwood High School on a 3-0 decision. The defendant team was made up of student attorneys Tova Cohen, Kellen King, Jake Strum, …

Field Day Highlights

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After the Awards Assembly on Friday, May 15th, students and staff changed into one of eight fabulous t-shirts bearing the mascots of various breakfast cereals and the eight multi-grade teams headed to Forest Park for our annual Field Day. The forecasted rainstorm waited while each team had a turn at Ultimate Frisbee, Kickball, Volleyball, and Capture the Football. Back at …

Congratulations, Mock Trial

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Congratulations to the Crossroads Mock Trial team for a successful 2015 season. Students in Mock Trial prepare for several months to compete against other high school teams at the St. Louis County Courthouse, where the Crossroads team won their second round on February 27. This year the team consisted of eleven students and was coached by faculty sponsor Shadi Peterman …

Archery Team Success

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On Saturday, February 28, fifteen members of the Crossroads Archery Team traveled to Seckman High School for the annual St. Louis Shootout. Crossroads has placed second in the high school division and succeeded in doing so again this year! The team was led by eighth grader Eyvind Hovmand-Warner who shot a 273 (out of a possible 300) with 11 tens. …

Chess News

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Chess News  January 7 The next Saturday tournament is this weekend at Sperreng Middle School This tournament is a class tournament, and ideal for beginning or lower rated players. Depart Crossroads College Prep: 7:15 am Return to Crossroads College Prep: 8:15 pm Cost: $12, cash or check payable to Gateway Chess League United States Chess Federation membership is required for …

Minecraft and Ethics

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Our Minecraft activity sat down with Mark to discuss ethics and Minecraft and some clear principles emerged.  Students found much agreement on two principles: the golden rule and know your world. Students pointed out that the rules you follow to be a good human being are the same rules that make you a good member of a Minecraft world. The …

Excellence in Mathematics Contest

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Thirty-six upper school students participated in the Excellence in Mathematics contest sponsored by the Mathematics Educators of St. Louis and the math department at St. Louis Community College Forest Park. More than 800 students from the greater St. Louis area participated. The Crossroads students performed very well again this year. There were awards for grade team and individuals. The team …

First Quarter Activity Classes

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First quarter activity classes are up and running (see class list below). Teachers can step out of their normal subject area and offer a class that piques student interest and speaks to a particular passion of the teacher. Every year, some of these classes are conceived of and lead by our students: Literary Magazine, Yearbook, Choir, and Social Justice are …