Current Scholars: Future Doctors

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Congratulations to juniors Camryn Honkomp, Josh Vaughan, and Ariana Thomas for recently completing Wash U School of Medicine’s Saturday Scholars program and Mizzou Med School’s Excellence in Learning program. They now have exceptional experience in clinical rotations, cadaver dissection, and medical research. What diligence and dedication, future doctors!

We Saw a Total Solar Eclipse!

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On Monday, April 8, we went together as an entire school to view the total solar eclipse! The buses were bursting with excitement, as students looked forward to seeing eclipse ephemera like shadow bands, diamond rings, corona, and a few moments of total darkness. Howard Granok and fellow science teachers were our fearless leaders and taught us so much about this rare event. We made …

Chess Team’s Strong Season

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Our Chess Team finished in 6th place overall out of 30 teams at the Missouri Scholastic Championships. Freshman Nasser Williams and Junior Janne Ochs medaled on boards 3 and 4, respectively, leading the team to a 10.5/16 record. This was quite an accomplishment for such a young team! They journeyed to Nationals in Baltimore, put up a strong showing, finishing just barely out of trophy range, …

Crossroads MADE

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Thanks to our partnership with MADE Makerspace, we had a creative Community Reception with admitted and current families as well as other supportive members of the Crossroads community. Students (and grown-ups) got a chance to make their own vinyl cut t-shirts: designing, cutting, “weeding,” and pressing a unique Crossroads t-shirt! We are so grateful to our partners like MADE and ITEF (funders …

5th Day Exhibition: Quarter 3

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There’s no better way to kick off a break than working and playing hard! On our last day all together before spring break, we began the day sharing our hard work over the third quarter at our 5th Day Exhibition before having an afternoon of pure fun with All School Not Soccer. 5th Day has allowed all students – even …

Seeing Pink for Mean Girls the Musical

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Our incredible production of Mean Girls was made possible by our student artists, both on and offstage. Students got to take ownership over each and every aspect of the show during our 5th Day Theatre Lab, from sets, to lighting design, to costumes. At our last 5th Day Exhibition, our Theatre Production course presented several show options, each with their …

WorldQuest Reigning Champions

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This weekend, the Crossroads WorldQuest team and coach Shadi Peterman won the St. Louis regional competition, making our school back-to-back champions. They will be going to Washington DC on an all-expense-paid journey to nationals again in April!

Black Arts Explosion

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Our annual Black Arts Explosion, a celebration of Black identity and pride during Black History Month, is a culmination of what is truly powerful and meaningful about our community. Our Black Student Union left attendees awestruck by their talent and passion. Guest speaker Neal Richardson, President and CEO of St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC), said that he was deeply inspired …

Builders Inc. at New City School

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Builders Inc. is a community-driven 5th Day course where Crossroads students work together to solve a local problem using design thinking initiatives. At the beginning of this quarter, the group toured New City School with Head Alexis Wright, who identified several areas where he thought the school could benefit from a Builders solution. The group is pictured here after presenting their …

Bravo, Bryan!

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Let’s hear it for Bryan Ammons ’24, our school Poetry Out Loud Winner and Regional Runner-Up! Bryan Ammons represented our school yesterday in the St. Louis Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition where he finished second overall as Runner-Up. His performances were absolutely breathtaking: he truly has a talent for recitation. His commitment to his craft and community also impressed us all. He’s pictured here …