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. …

Sign Up for Parent-Teacher Conferences

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Parent-Teacher Conference Day at Crossroads College Preparatory School are Thursday, March 12, 2020 and Friday, March 13, 2020. At Crossroads, we believe these conferences are essential to learning. Please plan about an hour on that date to meet several of your child’s teachers to discuss progress for the year. Importance of Parent-Teacher Conferences Conferences will be held Thursday, March 12, …

Not Your Parents’ Reading List

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A frequent refrain you often hear from Sarah PW, Jason, and our faculty in the English department is “if you can read well and if you can write well, you can think well.” But reading well does not mean classroom reading lists must be exclusively filled with the classical canon that parents grew up with in their classrooms. Today, Crossroads’ …

Meg Corbett Remarks at the 2020 (UN)GALA

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On Saturday, February 22, members of the Crossroads school community gathered for the (UN)GALA, a community-wide party to support scholarships. Attendees heard from senior Meg Corbett, who reflected on Crossroads’ impact on her.  As a senior, I’ve spent many stressful weeks laboring over a college essay that would hopefully drop jaws and have the admissions offices click “accept.” In doing …

Theater Gives Students Voice as Professionals

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The Theater program at Crossroads, while always very strong in reputation and talent, increasingly provides students the opportunity to apply their talent in ways that go well beyond performance. In fact, many students have so much skill behind the curtain that they are taking on leadership roles and autonomy in areas such as playwriting, directing, costume design, lighting design, and …

Class of 2020 College Acceptances to Date

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The Class of 2020 has received a hefty round of early college acceptances. Congratulations to all of our seniors! Barnard College Belmont University Claflin University Coastal Carolina University Colorado School of Mines Cornell College Creighton University DePaul University Dillard University Drury University Eckerd College Grambling State University Hampton University Illinois College Iowa State University Jackson State University Knox College Lake …

2019 Fall Sports Wrap-Up

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Crossroads Athletics Director Bob Beatrice shares a wrap-up of an impressive season for the Current:   Girls’ Volleyball The 2019 volleyball season was a total success for the Current. We accomplished many of our goals for all 3 high school teams, and 28 girls were able to have fun, learn, improve, and work together. The C/JV team played a strong …

New Staff Profile: Anne May

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As Crossroads’ new Director of Advancement, Anne May is tasked with leading the school’s fundraising, admissions, and communications efforts. She comes to Crossroads with development experience at the United Way of Greater St. Louis, Visitation Academy, and the Cornerstone Center for Early Learning. She notes that she was drawn to Crossroads’ mission and supportive community. “It’s been really inspiring to …