By Design

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The pursuit of design is not about the way things appear, but rather about the way things have meaning, and how these things add or detract from the human experience. – Rob Forbes Preface to How To See Since arriving at Crossroads, I have given a lot of thought to its design. I think about the design of the building and …

Parent Night Next Week: 9/10

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Please mark your calendars for Wednesday September 10th which is Parent Night at Crossroads College Prep. Middle School families, please arrive at 5:30; Upper School families, the evening will start at 6:00 in advisory. We finish promptly at 8:00. You will follow your child (or children’s) academic day, with ten-minute classes, offering you a chance to meet all of your …

Collaborative Wall Collage Installed by 2D Design Class

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Students in 2D Design class began the year creating a collaborative wall collage that began with cutting random shapes out of black, white, and gray scale paper as they considered curved lines, straight lines, and the relative scale of each shape. These shapes were then installed, piece by piece, in a silent process in which each student contributed to the …

Intersections

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There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not lead single issue lives. – Audre Lorde When I met Arthur Lieber this past spring, I asked him about why he and Carol chose Crossroads as the name of this school. He shared that they choose the name “because of the diversity” in the school. As I …

Help Make this Year’s Gala for Scholarship a Success!

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Step right up!…and help us make this year’s Gala for Scholarship a success! The Wine Grab, sponsored by Acropolis Investment Management, is a popular event at the Crossroads Scholarship Gala. Participants enjoy buying a “mystery bottle” at Gala; they may go home with a nice cabernet or a bottle of high-end champagne. We depend on Crossroads parents to donate the …

Alumni Update: 8/27/2014

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Samantha Krukowski, PhD, ’84 – Her edited volume Play Dust: Collected Stories from Burning Man was published by Black Dog Publishing, London, 2014. www.rasa.net Roberto “Rob” Ramirez ’07 – Just completed his CPA certification and was promoted to Staff Auditor II at Schowalter & Jabouri, P.C. http://interact.stltoday.com/pr/business/PR062614110717614?advisorid=4018677

Middle School Advisory Retreat: Camp Lakewood

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Time together at Camp Lakewood helped build new friendships and strengthen old ones. In the process of working together, eating together, staying up late, and bunking in the cabins, our middle school bonded and headed back to Crossroads College Prep with a new and renewed commitment to form a lasting educational community. While we were at camp for three days, …

VolunteerSpot

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We’re using VolunteerSpot (the leading online signup and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming activities. Please sign up to help at the St. Louis Art Fair September 6-7; here’s how it works in 3 easy steps: Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on …

ShopWithScrip.com

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ShopWithScrip.com is a free website where families can create an account linked to Crossroads College Prep. Once you do this, Crossroads will receive a percent of the amount spent on gifts cards. It is free to participate in this. Visit ShopWithScrip.com Click “FAMILY SIGN UP” Fill out the necessary information (You will need the school’s Enrollment Code to link to …