This week, we look ahead to our Grandparents Day with much anticipation. At Crossroads, we structure the day to provide moments of connection and learning that are both lasting and meaningful. And as grandparents experience a “day in the life” of their grandchild(ren), we can all bear witness to the multi-faceted roles grandparents play in the life and education of their grandchildren.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENTISTS TO SHARE THREE YEARS OF RESEARCH ON ENDANGERED LADY’S SLIPPER ORCHIDS
Lyme, NH—While New England's native orchids are threatened by habitat loss, collection, and predation, middle school students in Lyme, New Hampshire, are quietly working to rebuild the population of these majestic plants. Over the past three years, seventh and eighth grade scientists at Crossroads Academy have successfully propagated over 8,000 seedlings of the rare showy lady's slipper.
Steven Glazer Named 2015 New Hampshire History Teacher of the Year
New York, NY (August 3, 2015): Steven Glazer, a teacher at Crossroads Academy in Lyme, NH, has been named the 2015 New Hampshire History Teacher of the Year, an award sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
By Brad Choyt for the Valley News Tuesday, September 22, 2015
(Published in print: Tuesday, September 22, 2015)
Imagine this scenario: You are an eighth-grade student who has struggled in the past with math. Soon after Labor Day, you walk into your first algebra class, a course you anticipate will be the most difficult of the year, and sit in the back row.
A free parent and teacher workshop open to the public and co-hosted by Crossroads Academy and Mountain Valley Treatment Center
Lynn Lyons, LICSW, is a Concord, NH, psychotherapist who specializes in the treatment of anxious children and their parents. She is the co-author of "Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children." In this workshop, she will discuss concrete strategies parents and educators can use with children and teens for families to handle current anxiety and also to prevent the development of anxiety and depression later in life.
Books/DVDs will be available for purchase at this event.
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