Celebrating the Class of 2020

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Each school year, immediately following Spring Break, the faculty and staff that make up our graduation committee gather to set into motion plans for graduation at the end of May. Most of the “pomp and circumstance” are consistent  from year to year: the diplomas, program, caps and gowns, photos, and location. Families and friends join us on campus for a …

2019-2020 Chess Team Highlights and Online Chess

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Chess Coach and Science Department Chair Howard Granok shares highlights from the 2019-2020 Chess Team season below: The chess team had a successful, if shortened, season. We hosted our annual elementary school tournament in October and our trivia night in November. Next year, we hope to host a full tournament in February! Each of our teams placed in the top three …

Crossroads Small Business Directory

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Join us in supporting small businesses owned and operated by Crossroads families and friends. See below for the current list and click here to add your own! We will continue to update this list!   Business Description Contact 501creative 501creative is a design and marketing communications that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations to create fundraising, recruiting and educational tools. Karen …

Class of 2020 College Acceptances

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Students in the Class of 2020 have received a range of college acceptances, and are in the midst of making their selections by the traditional May 1 enrollment deadline. Here is the full list of college acceptances (with numbers by schools with more than one student accepted) for the Class of 2020 — we look forward to sharing their plans …

Julia Wolff Places First with “The Beast”

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Congratulations to 10th Grader Julia Wolff, who won first prize in the Wednesday Club of St. Louis’s Annual Poetry Contest! The contest is in its 94th year, and celebrates the creative work of St. Louis students and residents. Works were judged by poetry professors and scholars, with the high school judge remarking about Julia’s work: “This surrealistic and metaphorical exploration …

The Crossroads “Dictionary of Terms”

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As part of a study on linguistics, Shadi’s anthropology students compiled a Crossroads dictionary of terms specific to (or with specific meaning to) our community. Shadi and her class shared their quick brainstorm as a reminder of our great community (even when apart during virtual learning). Suggestions welcome! Good Work — an event that takes place 3-4 times every year …

Crossroads Awarded ITEF Grant for Middle School Technology

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At Crossroads, we teach our students to think critically, solve problems creatively, and act with empathy. Building technology into our curriculum provides our students with greater opportunity to extend their learning in new ways, and a new opportunity for our middle schoolers will give them enhanced access to technology, enable their “digital citizenship,” and enhance social-emotional learning through greater connection with older …

Virtual Learning Plan

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Thanks to our routine use of Portals and g-suite, our students are already well practiced in how to proceed. Just as students would check Portals each day for homework, now Portals will also include expanded work for our virtual Crossroads school day. Please read below for details on how your child(ren) will be expected to engage in their classes during …

Robotics Team Finishes Season Strong

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This year’s Robotics season ended on a strong note. The team, Servo Stressors, placed second in two award categories in the regional finals: The Connect Award: This judged award is given to the team that most connects with their local science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) community. The Control Award: The Control Award celebrates a team that uses sensors and …

Middle School Science Fair Awardees

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Middle Schoolers spent the early part of the spring semester preparing for the annual science fair. Students displayed their projects and were judged by members of the St. Louis science community. Students showed acumen and creativity in developing, executing, and presenting their projects. As science teacher Sarah T notes “While the regional Science Fair is open to students across St. …