Sign Up for Parent-Teacher Conferences

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Parent-Teacher Conference Day at Crossroads College Preparatory School are Thursday, October 24, 2019 and Friday, October 25, 2019. 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 the beginning of the year. Importance of Parent-Teacher Conferences Conferences will be held Thursday, October …

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New Faculty Spotlight: Mike Rust

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This spring, after a recent retirement from 27 years of teaching, new mathematics teacher Mike Rust was tutoring students and felt the call back to teaching. “It made me really miss working with students,” Mike adds. “I was looking for a small school setting and I heard about the opening at Crossroads. It felt as though the stars were aligned.” …

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New Faculty Spotlight: Marschnee Strong

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In just her first days as Crossroads’ new music teacher, Marschnee Strong was approached by students sharing their music experiences with her, including instruments played and compositions written. She even heard from a number of faculty about their work as performers. “It’s clear to me that we’re a very creative community,” she says. Marschnee received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees …

Travel, Study, and Work Filled Students’ Summer

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Crossroads students have the flexibility to engage at school and pursue outside interests, and their summer pursuits were no exception. Here’s just a few examples of what students were up to this summer. In addition to part-time jobs and summer travel, students and families shared the following news: Becca Clair ’24 visited Guatemala for a mix of tourism and service …

Smart & Good: Senior Scholarship & College News

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The Class of 2019 received more than $7.8 million in merit aid, a record year for Crossroads graduating seniors. Below is a self-reported listing of the merit awards received at each student’s chosen college. Jurni Bayoc – Columbia College Chicago Dean’s Scholarship Columbia Scholar Award Tyler Berry – Missouri Baptist University Athletic Scholarship: Volleyball Charles Bethell – Colorado School of …

Spring Athletics Highlights

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Crossroads Athletics Director Bob Beatrice shares a wrap-up of an impressive season for the Current Girls’ Soccer The Girls’ Soccer team had an outstanding season. The team finished second in the SCAA, but worked their way toward a District Championship and a Quarterfinal State appearance. This was a deep and well-balanced team that should be very strong next season. The …

2019 Graduation Remarks from the Head of School

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As the Head of Crossroads College Preparatory School, I am pleased and proud to welcome you to our 37th graduation ceremony. To the parents, families, and friends of the class of two thousand nineteen, I extend my congratulations and gratitude for all of the ways you have believed in and supported these forty-one students to date. To our faculty and …

Chess Season Includes 14 Trophies and Strong Showing at Nationals

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This year was an exciting one for Crossroads College Prep Chess! Here’s a wrap-up of the 2018-2019 season. We began the year with our ice cream social, our way of welcoming new and returning players to the Crossroads College Prep Chess Team and Club. Players served as referees and scorekeepers for the annual Gateway Elementary School Tournament. Our trivia night was a great success, helping …

2019 Awards Night Honorees

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On Monday, May 6, the school community gathered to celebrate our students’ hard work and accomplishments in the 2018-2019 school year. See below for a full list of winners: SENIOR AWARDS Scholarship – Eyvind Hovmand Warner Imagination – Malaika Pedzayi-Ferguson Responsibility – Faith Gilmore and Blaire Williams Head of School’s Award – Joey Borrelli COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY BOOK AWARDS Harvard – McKinlee Morris …

Spring Musical Preview: Cabaret Spotlights Student Talent and Contributions

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Beginning this Thursday, Crossroads transforms into the Kit Kat Klub for a thoughtful, and anything-but-ordinary, performance of Cabaret. True to the Crossroads ethos of everyone having a voice, a place, and something to contribute, the musical knits together the talents and perspectives of our school community, with nearly 50 students taking part in the conception and execution of the musical …