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, …

Poetry Out Loud

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Every year, the Crossroads English department sponsors our school’s participation in a national competition in the memorization and recitation of poetry called Poetry Out Loud. Every student in the school participates: they recite their poems in the beginning of January. Many students will be memorizing their selections over the December break. Simply reciting the poem correctly will be a success, …

Students Visit the Crime Lab

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Last week, ten students visited the St. Louis County Police Crime Laboratory in Clayton.  The students were hosted by Lt.. Dana Fulton of the St. Louis County Police.  We began our tour in the evidence room, and then proceeded to ballistics.  One of the ballistics experts showed the students how bullets were matched to a suspect’s gun.  We found the …

The Tradition Continues….Turducken Potluck and Talent Show 2015!

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Thanksgiving Potluck  Tuesday, November 24th 12:30-2:00pm Each grade level student helps to bring a dish to contribute to the potluck. 7th grade  Stuffing/Mashed potatoes 8th grade  Drinks (no sodas, please) 9th grade Desserts (pies, cakes, brownies, cupcakes) 10th grade  Pre-Made Salads 11th grade  Side Dishes/Appetizers (Green bean casserole/Ravs/etc.) 12th grade Gravy, Cranberry relish and wild card (turducken, Lona’s, Meskerem, international …

China/Tibet Trip 2017

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I would like to take your student on a trip to China and Tibet in 2017! I will be hosting an informational meeting on Thursday, November 12th at 6pm in room 22 at Crossroads for parents and students who are interested in learning more about the trip. If you are at all interested in the trip, please plan to attend …

2015-2016 School Handbook

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An updated version of our School Handbook has been posted to Edline and can be found here. The major change is to our expectation regarding use of “Electronic Devices”, which can be found on page 31. We expect students to continue using their electronic devices in ways that do not distract from the learning environment. Additionally, we have clarified the …

Double Rainbow VI

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Wednesday, October 14th, Crossroads students, faculty, and staff will enjoy our Double Rainbow Fall Festival. This event is a great way to celebrate the end of our first quarter and the beginning of Fall Break. Each advisory chose a film as the theme for the creation of a camp area that includes an activity and food to share. Students are …

Purchase Tickets for Prom: An Arabian Night

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The Crossroads College Prep Junior-Senior Prom will take place on Saturday, April 18th, 8pm-11pm at Windows On Washington. The event includes appetizers, desserts, and dancing. Reserved parking is available near the venue, with a shuttle bus running from the lot to the dance. Tickets are for sale in the front office from Susan Kane. Cost is $35 per ticket through …

Spirit Week Is Next Wek

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Student Council invites all students to get excited to celebrate Crossroads during Spirit Week, February 2-6! Here is the schedule for the week including dress-up days and special events: Monday – Pajama Day Tuesday – Fancy Tuesday Wednesday – Blue and White Day Wednesday Afternoon – All-School Soccer at Centennial Commons in the afternoon, returning to school by 3:15pm Thursday – …