Lunch Program to Begin with a Discount

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Parents, look for an email this week from Pedestal Foods with information on the new school year’s lunch program. Pedestal Foods will be back with a hot lunch, salad bar, and drink each day. Please take advantage of the link Pedestal Foods sends to pre-order lunches online. Pre-ordered lunches are just $5.00 per day. You can order for the day, …

Parent Night

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I am looking forward to Parent Night tonight. This will be my first event like this here, and I like that parents will travel the building according to their children’s schedule. While you are visiting, I hope you take an opportunity to view Crossroads, the teachers, and the learning through a young person’s eyes. When I encourage grown-ups to do …

Senior Yearbook Business

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Dear Seniors & Parents, As you know, our seniors are a significant part of our school’s yearbook, and their pages take up a large portion of the book. Because of this, there are three things that the senior students and parents are responsible for to make our 2015 yearbook great! 1. Baby pictures: Due before Thanksgiving. You may bring in …

Parent Night Reminder

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We hope to see you all at Parent Night tonight. This evening offers an introduction to your child’s (or children’s) classes and teachers. We will run an abbreviated version of an individualized Monday schedule, with ten-minute classes. You will start in advisory just as your child’s day starts. See 7th and 8th grade families at 5:30 tonight and 9th-12th at …

Important Immunization Reminder

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For the 2014-2015 school year, all students must be properly immunized, and satisfactory evidence of immunization must be provided to school as outlined by the Missouri Department of Health regulations. All students are required to have an annual physical examination on file, dated on or after February 1, 2014. Please make an appointment for your child’s physical now if you …

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 …