Smart AND Good

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“[E]mpathy is a stunning act of derring-do, the ultimate virtual reality–climbing into another’s mind to experience the world from that person’s perspective.” – Daniel Pink A Whole New Mind The first time I stood before the Crossroads student body and said, “I believe that Crossroads students are smart and good,” I noticed a change in the collective body language of …

Parents, Your Help Makes Homecoming Happen!

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What: Crossroads College Prep’s Homecoming Dance When: Saturday, November 1st Where: Crossroads College Prep Gym Theme: Space! How parents can help: 10am-4pm: Set-up helpers needed. Can you give us two hours? Many hands will make light and fun work! 11pm: Clean-up helpers needed. Click here to sign up through VolunteerSpot. THANK YOU, on behalf of the sophomore class which organizes this …

Size is an Asset

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At Crossroads College Prep, our size is one of our strengths. Because of our size, students are able to develop authentic relationships with one another. They discover common interests, and they learn about the value of having friends whose interests are different from theirs. Today while visiting The Wilson School, Adam shared with the sixth graders there that our size …

Scott Westerfeld Afterworlds

Scott Westerfeld Visits Crossroads

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Author Scott Westerfeld spoke to a packed room of ninth and tenth graders about the history of teenagers, about his latest book, Afterworlds, and answered many questions about how he writes young adult fiction. When asked if there was a book he read as a child that influenced his decision to be a writer, he named Charlotte’s Web because E. …

This Past Week in Athletics: 9/24-9/29

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Boys’ JV Soccer 9/24 Hancock 3 Crossroads 1 9/25 Brentwood 3 Crossroads 2 Boys’ Varsity Soccer 9/26 Crossroads 1 Hancock 0 Girls’ Tennis 9/29 Dubourg 5 Crossroads 0 (District Playoffs) Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Crossroads Tournament Metro 2 Crossroads 0 Crossroads 2 Miller Career Academy 0 Brentwood 2 Crossroads 0 Crossroads 2 MRH 0 Brentwood 2 Crossroads 0

A Biz to Biz Success Story from Sean O’Gorman

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The power of Crossroad’s Biz to Biz . . . proven!!! Bill Perry, Father of alumnus Makanaaloha (2014), came to the last meeting of Crossroads’ “Biz to Biz.” Bill is an accomplished professional artist, educator, and a budding entrepreneur. He presented to the group a work of art that he began when his son, now a freshman in college, was …

The City Is Our Campus

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I began the week at the office of the Independent Schools Association for the Central States (ISACS). I am participating this year in their New Heads Network, led by Tom Hoerr, the head of New City School, and Claudia Daggett, the president of ISACS. Networking with other new heads, with various backgrounds and experiences, will be a great resource for …

Mid-Quarter Grades Today

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Mid-quarter student progress reports are available through Edline today, September 23rd. This is not an official grading period; it merely marks progress along the journey so your child may ascertain his performance to date and make any changes needed before it becomes official. The primary purpose of this report is for your child to keep track of his or her …

Chess News: 9-24-14

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The registration deadline for the Missouri State Grade Championships has been extended until September 26 for the early bird $20 registration fee. Please click here for a registration form. The schedule for the 2014-2015 chess season is now available. Please click here to download the schedule as a PDF. Contact Howard if you would like this in a different format. …