Crossing Chatter

tales of transformation

Two budding performers and an experienced vocalist trekked to Chicago Monday to show their stuff to the producers of the television performance competition show "America's Got Talent." "They were smiling the whole time," said Leandrea Crenshaw, who auditioned for the first-round judges along with fellow student...

A loud noise comes from a slammed hand on a desk from the corner of the classroom. Then, a sigh of frustration from behind me. A “this is stupid” an hour later. Then finally, the statement of all statements. The mantra of the frustrated students—“This…is…just…too…hard!”...

The Crossing highly values volunteers. People are often looking for an organization where they can utilize their skills and make a real difference in someone’s life. We so appreciate people who are looking for the opportunity to invest in the students in our organization. We...

At the Butler Crossing we have the usual mix of alternative school students: the drug affected, the drinkers, smokers, pot smokers, and the list goes on. These are not evil humans. In most cases they are just misguided, and often addicted, young Americans. They...

At the Butler Crossing we have the usual mix of alternative school students: the drug affected, the drinkers, smokers, pot smokers, and the list goes on. These are not evil humans. In most cases they are just misguided, and often addicted, young Americans. They...