* Head’s Note
At an admissions event for prospective Crossroads families last spring, a parent asked about the particular challenges facing educators today. I love these kinds of questions as they allow the opportunity to share a few of the strategies and goals that are central to our program.
Head of School’s Blog on the DailyUV
Those of us who work in schools naturally have high expectations for the beginning of the year and all the learning that will take place between now and June. But for these expectations to be met, students need far more than high quality instruction accompanied by the required pencils and textbooks. Perhaps the single most important thing we can provide for our students at this time of the year is a deep sense of belonging.
About Crossroads Academy
Crossroads Academy is a coeducational, independent day school in Lyme, NH, serving students from kindergarten through eighth grade.
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