The carpool team and I turned in wonder. “Look at the students!” They were in constant motion. “Why?” you may wonder? There was the slightest hint of snow. It was just enough to ignite their excitement. Remember the days when such little things substituted for coffee?
On behalf of the Board of Trustees and our Head of School Search Committee, it is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Brad Choyt as Crossroads Academy’s next Head of School. The Board was unanimous in its support of the Search Committee’s enthusiastic recommendation of Brad based on an extensive and highly competitive eight-month search process. His term will begin on July 1, 2015.
When my family and I began the search for a school we could embrace and support in the coming years, we created a list of ideal qualities: a warm and nurturing environment, a place that knew its values and embraced high standards, a school that had a strong programmatic foundation but remained open to mission-appropriate innovation, a location that attracted a vibrant, diverse community where a wide variety of perspectives were valued, and a school that fostered meaningful intellectual and moral pursuits that helped children reach their full potential. But our eight-year-old daughter, Thea, put it most succinctly. She wanted to find a school, she said, “Where people are really nice, there’s a lot of learning and we can make amazing friends.” Without knowing it then, she quite aptly captured the essence of Crossroads.
Crossroads Academy is an independent, coeducational day school committed to academic excellence and moral integrity. We inspire our students to love learning, act honorably, and contribute actively to intellectual, cultural, and civic life.