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 …

A Lesson in Wealth and Financial Choices

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This spring, fifteen juniors and seniors are treated to early real-life lessons in thinking about money, wealth, and financial choices in a new Personal Finance elective. Ken King, parent to three Crossroads alumni (Megan ’15, Brendan ’18, and Kellen ’18), Crossroads tennis and middle school basketball and baseball coach, and a retired partner with Edward Jones, approached Crossroads with the …

Winter Athletics Highlights

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Crossroads Athletics Director Bob Beatrice shares a wrap-up of the basketball season for the Current Girls’ Basketball The Girls’ Basketball team had a very successful winter. The team finished second in the SCAA and advanced to the District semifinal at the end of the season. Coach Mike Pomatto continues to build continuity and family environment in the program and will …

Math Partners Builds Connection Across Grades

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Crossroads has long emphasized our small size as an asset; our students are able to form authentic relationships across grades to model standards of academic achievement, build community, and engage with learning in new ways. Math Partners, where upper school students work with middle school students for extra help or an extra challenge, is an example of how our students …

2019 Middle School Science Fair Awardees

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Congratulations to the following students for their awards in this year’s Middle School Science Fair. Grand Prize: Ronak Mohanty, Soil Liquefaction Category Winners Anatomy and Physiology Trudy Cohen Neuroscience Tre Humphries Earth and Environmental Science Ronak Mohanty Consumer Products Sanai Todd Biology Jackson Turnage Engineering Hobie Wolff Food Science Nick Merlo Physical Science Oliver Floresca Department Awards Mathematics Trudy Cohen …