“I Wish I Had Spent More Time Last Week Playing XBox”

I wanted to share with everyone the short chapel talk I gave to my school on June 6 – the last day of exams. It was well received and so it made sense to share it with everyone in the … Continue reading →

173 Entries out of Hundreds of Millions

YES (Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study) Abroad student Hannah Heyworth won a national competition in India on creative writing celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens. Her poem, attached below, is amazing. Congrats to her and her beautiful prose. She … Continue reading →

Count all 3 – 3pt Academy Helping To Change The Game

Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy have partnered to work with 3pt Academy in helping promote the game of hoops. We couldn’t be more excited for this fantastic opportunity. The 3pt Academy app is completely free and completely loaded with basketball … Continue reading →

Would You Fire A High School Coach Mid-Season?

If you haven’t read about the Red Jacket High School Indians post-season run this year without their head coach – let me catch you up. Head Coach Rich Miles was fired by the superintendent of the school district after a … Continue reading →

Lessons of a Blowout

So far this basketball season, my team has been truly fortunate in our first two games – winning by considerable margins and doing so by playing the type of basketball we want to play: tough deny defense, help-side defense, pushing … Continue reading →

Teammates with a 14 year old

Having been a teacher for the last 9 years, I have had plenty of opportunities to witness a multitude of 14 year olds become better people, teammates, athletes, friends and students. It is such an impressionable age for growth and … Continue reading →

A bit of inspiration

As I have continued to delve into the idea of heroism and truth this week, I was reminded by a colleague about a poem I have often referred back to a various times since my freshman year of college (it … Continue reading →

Being A Hero

After receiving favourable feedback after giving this “Morning Wisdom” at our school assembly – I thought I would share it as a blog post. ~S —————————————————————- As all of you know – yesterday marked a significant moment in the healing … Continue reading →

Just a little HOPE….

By Guest Blogger Matt Sagar I remember the day like it was yesterday.  It was a moment that I had been waiting for since making the varsity squad.  We were the home team with the 3rd ranked high school team … Continue reading →

Getting Involved with Crossover

By Guest Blogger Mike Hazipanajotis I decided to become involved in Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy based upon two very important tenets; that education is the silver bullet, regardless of citizenship or status, and my deep respect for its founder, … Continue reading →

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