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Important Announcement Regarding CCS Campus
CCS teachers and staff miss seeing your students on campus each day, but look forward to the day we can be together again in person! For more information regarding the current school year, please click here to read Mr. MacDonald’s email that was shared with families on March 26, 2020.
CCS Remote Learning
We value our students, staff, and the entire CCS community! While we’d prefer to be together on campus, we are grateful to continue partnering in Christian education through the CCS Remote Learning Program. For up to date news and information, we invite you to visit the remote learning page often at crossingsschool.org/remote-learning. Additionally, we are excited to begin offering online chapel opportunities, weekly videos from specials teachers and coaches, and fun ways to stay connected through our various social media platforms! Stay tuned for details!
Stay plugged in by following us on Facebook and Instagram, @crossingsschool. Tag us with your photos and remote learning experiences using #wearecrossings.
Update from OSSAA
The OSSAA announced today the cancellation of all activities, including athletics and the arts. This includes the 2A-6A state basketball tournaments as well as the cancellation of all spring sports and fine arts activities for the remainder of the school year. While we wish the current circumstances were different, the safety of your students, families, and community remains our priority. Stay tuned for more information as we follow the guidelines provided by the state and, if and when we are allowed to meet, we will communicate plans to gather together in support of our athletes, musicians, and thespians as a school family.
Spring Sports Senior Night – Postponed
Stay tuned for details as we look forward to celebrating our CCS Spring Senior Athletes soon!LLS in Dylan’s name, please click here.
Congratulations to the CCS Boys Basketball Team!
Join us in celebrating the 2020 CCS Knights Basketball Team on an outstanding season! In their first year in Class 3A, your Knights rose to the challenge with a record breaking season for CCS of 24-4 and clinching the title of Area Consolation Champs! These boys also took home the gold as champions in the Cashion and Hinton Tournaments, and had the most wins versus top 20 teams in Class 3A!
These boys were headed to the State playoffs in only their second year in Class 3A. Join us as we celebrate these gentlemen by wearing your TAKE STATE 2020 SHIRT and tagging us at @crossingsschool. Proud to be a Knight!
LLMS Research Giving Opportunity
As most of you are aware, our school has been touched by childhood cancer numerous times over the last few years. Most recently, we have all been praying for third grader, Dylan Gardner who has been named the honored hero for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. If you would like an opportunity to donate to LLS in Dylan’s name, please click here.
SAVE THE DATE – Summer@CCS
Summer@CCS enrichment camps will be July 6-9 and July 20-23.
College Planning – The CCS Way!
As a college preparatory school, CCS strives to prepare our students for college and life at each level. Director of College and Academic Counseling, Keri Shields, begins the college planning process with students during their second semester of 8th grade. Her book, College Planning The CCS Way, helps parents and students alike navigate the journey from beginning to end! Click here to view a pdf of the CCS Way!
We know students are eager to pick up their belongings from their desks. For the safety of our students, this activity will take place at a later date. Specific dates and times will be assigned by the administration, with detailed information sent via email to students and parents. Questions should be directed to Mrs. Hughes or Miss Debbie.
We know students are eager to pick up their belongings from their lockers. For the safety of our students, this activity will take place at a later date. Specific dates and times will be assigned by the administration, with detailed information sent via email to students and parents. Questions should be directed to Mr. Sutton.
We know students are eager to pick up their belongings from their lockers. For the safety of our students, this activity will take place at a later date. Specific dates and times will be assigned by the administration, with detailed information sent via email to students and parents. Questions should be directed to Mrs. Jensen.
The junior class officers and sponsors are sad to announce that the 2020 junior/senior prom has been postponed. We will try to make every effort to make prom happen in the future ensuring that our juniors and seniors have a fun memory for the 2020 school year. Questions about prom can be directed to Mrs. Stephens or Mr. Henneke.
Over the next three weeks, Herff Jones will be shipping all graduation announcement orders with a $0 balance directly to the homes of your students via FedEx. Herff Jones’ online system is available for students who have a balance to make payments.
Caps and gowns will be mailed to the school at a later date with distribution of these items coming in early May. Questions can be directed to Mrs. Jensen.
Upper School Girls Bible Study will continue virtually. Speakers that were already scheduled will be sharing their message via video and it will be emailed to each US girl on Thursday. Questions and prayer requests will also be shared. We want to continue to encourage one another and grow in our faith.
Rising freshmen-seniors, Mrs. Shields would love to meet with you–virtually! If you have questions about Naviance (for seniors only) or SCOIR (9th – 11th college planning), x2VOL (logging service hours), or anything regarding academic planning, she is available to help. Use her scheduling link to choose an available time to meet.
Stuco elections will be completed virtually. Candidates have received the information to complete candidacy. Upper School 9-11 graders will receive voting information on April 9.
To get a driver’s learning permit, students are required to get a letter printed, signed, and sealed from the school. If you need one of these letters, you must email your full legal name, birthday, and the date you will be going to the Department of Motor Vehicles office to get your permit. Letters pre-dated more than two weeks are not accepted at the DMV. We need time to prepare the letter and mail it to you while we are not physically in school. Please email Lauren Wheat at email@example.com to request this letter.
Most upper school students (current 9th–11th) have joined SCOIR, our new college planning system. If you still have not joined, please check your email for the invitation sent to your school email on March 24. The invitation link only works for two days. This is a great time to begin searching for colleges using this new tool! You can also invite your parents to join SCOIR through your account.
Current juniors should take the YouScience assessment during this time of virtual learning. It is the perfect time to do so! YouScience is the best tool available for students to learn more about themselves, explore high-demand careers that are a good fit for them, and gain a better understanding of how their unique talents are needed in the economy. Click here to learn more about YouScience and what it means for your student.
Students should now log service hours directly to X2VOL.com. Directions for logging hours has been provided to students and is available here.
This year you will be allowed to count your service performed with your small groups. For your activity contact, use your small group leader’s name and email address. Below are some resources I’ve found that may inspire you to perform at-home service.