Crossroads Library Book Fair Results

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Thank you to everyone who participated in the Crossroads Library Book Fair in December! Over 50 books were donated to the school from the wish list, and the library received a commission of $985 to spend on more books as a result of your support.  We would like to thank in particular Lois Sechrist and Cindy Zirwes for organizing the …

AMC 8 Math Competition

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The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills (www.maa.org). A hearty thank you to all our seventh and eighth graders who took the AMC 8 math test back in November.  The MAA sent us the results.  Drum roll please.  This year in seventh grade, …

ESU Shakespeare Competition

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Through the English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition, students are encouraged to develop their communication skills and an appreciation of the power of language and literature. Each fall semester, three or more students from St. Louis area schools work with their faculty advisor to study and memorize a Shakespeare monologue and sonnet for performance. After a competition within the school, the …

Poetry Out Loud Class Winners

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The class level competitions are complete, and we have identified the students going to the semi-final round for our Poetry Out Loud competition: 7th grade: JoJo Jones, Gaia Hittle, Nick Babusis, 8th grade: Eyvind Hovmand-Warner, Emily Hirshman, Malaika Ferguson 9th grade: Nyla Long, Rebecca Jaffe, Naysa Adams 10th grade: Elysse Price, Zoey Fleischer, Annie Chappell, Faith Blank, 11th grade: Andy …

Theater Parents: Volunteers Needed

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Dear Crossroads Theater Parents: We are preparing for Tech Week (Monday, January 26 – Sunday, February 1) for the Winter One Acts. Parents support the theater program by providing healthy and substantial snacks and dinners for the cast and theater staff, and treats for intermission to encourage donations during performances. Also, we will be selling flowers at each performance. Please …

Multicultural Potluck

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The Multicultural Potluck will be on Thursday, February 19th, 6-8pm. Join us for an evening of international food, music, and conversation. Hear music from a variety of cultures performed by Crossroads students. Learn some fun international trivia. Sample tasty foods from all over the world. Bring a labeled dish from your culture of choice that serves 10 to 12 people. …

Chess News: 1/14/2015

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Crossroads places 2nd at Sperring January 10th Congratulations to the high school team of Andrew Kowalkowski, Katie Stujenske, David Dong, LaVaughn Caradine, and Homer Dula for their 2nd place finish (on tiebreakers) at the recent Gateway Class Tournament.   Katie and David went undefeated, finishing 2nd and 3rd, respectively, on their classes, while Andrew finished 10th.  Nyla Long medalled for …

Good Work Partner: EarthDance Farms

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  EarthDance Farm grows food, farmers and community, one small farm at a time, through hands-on education and delicious experiences.  Our Good Work group does farm work, such as planting, weeding, harvesting, and composting.  The spirit at EarthDance has always been very positive!  Thank you to Ann Owens, Ethan Lutjens grandmother, for steering us towards EarthDance. EarthDance is a non-profit …

Freshman Seminar Business Etiquette

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Volunteers Needed! Freshmen Seminar will be completing their Business Etiquette Unit, and we are in need of interviewers! January 29th 2015 will be our mock Job Fair in the Crossroads Library. Your service would be needed from 12:30p.m. until 3:00 p.m.  You can volunteer the entire time or whatever portion of time you are able to give. You will present a …

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 …