Welcome to Crossroads Alternative High School 

 The NEW 2014-2015 Keycard books and cards are available for purchase at Crossroads High School.


This new book is filled with spectacular discounts throughout the Greater Grand Rapids area. Featured are great deals in: fine dining, casual dining, carry-out, movies, automotive, dry cleaning, tanning, beauty & wellness, product services, and recreation. 


There are $140 in FREE gift cards included with your purchase! The gift cards are better than last year because we have more popular merchants participating. These require no additional purchase. The items are yours free! Really!


Also included, are sensational deals with Celebration! Cinema.  Keycard members will be able to buy adult evening tickets for $7.50 (regular price $10.50). Tickets are valid on any show, anytime, up to 1 year from purchase. Concession tickets are available for $5.50, redeemable for a pop and popcorn (regular price $10.25).


The Keycard has unlimited use!


The Keycard and coupon book can be purchased for $25.00. You may stop by Crossroads Alternative High School any school day from 7:00am – 8:00pm to preview or purchase the book.  Orders also can be requested via email to: 

Books can be picked up at Crossroads Alternative High School or shuttled.


All proceeds will benefit Crossroads Alternative High School Service-Learning projects and student leadership experiences.





 The Staff of Crossroads/Kentwood Community Education, in partnership with the students, parents, and community will create a stimulating, positive, and safe environment ensuring mutual respect.

We believe that all students can learn essential and effective cognitive skills enabling them to be responsible and productive contributors in a changing world.

 "ALL students are honored students"


We are now enrolling students!  Please call 616-261-6166 for an appointment.


Whenever conditions warrant the closing of school, parents are asked to monitor the local television and radio stations beginning at 6:00 a.m. Every attempt is made to have the information broadcast no later than 6:30 a.m.

• If school is cancelled, all practices and rehearsals are also cancelled. A decision will be made at 1:00 p.m. regarding sporting events, and evening programs.

• There is no transportation to other districts.

• Childcare is provided for those families already participating in the Kentwood Childcare Programs.

• Parents should listen to local radio and television stations:


In the event of a Two Hour delay:

• Busses will pick up students 2 hours after their normal pick up time. For example, if your bus normally arrives at 7:35 a.m., it will now arrive at 9:35 a.m. The afternoon drop off times would remain the same as normal.

• Breakfast will be served approximately 2 hours after the normally schedule time. For example, if your child’s breakfast normally starts serving around 7:55 a.m., they will start serving around 9:55 a.m.

• School will begin 2 hours after the normal start of school. For example, if your child’s school starts at 8:59 a.m., they will now start school at 10:59. Kentwood Staff will also report two hours after their normally scheduled time.

• All morning ECSE, Tuition Based, and GSRP classes at Hamilton will be cancelled.

• First session of KCTC/KTC classes will be cancelled. Second session KCTC/KTC will begin at the normally scheduled time.

• Childcare is provided only at the Hamilton Early Childhood Center for those families already participating in the Kentwood Early Childhood

Programs. (same as a cancellation day)


9:15-9:34 - Breakfast

9:34-10:12 - 1st Hour

10:15-10:53 - 2nd Hour

10:56-11:34 - 3rd Hour

11:37-12:15 - 4th Hour

12:15-12:45 - Lunch

12:48-1:26 - 5th Hour

1:29-2:34 - 6th Hour

Drills Completed

9/4/2014 Fire Drill #1 (10:15a)

9/9/2014 Fire Drill #2 (9am)

9/12/2014  Shelter In Place Drill (1:05pm)

9/12/2014 Lock Down Drill (1:10pm)

9/24/2014 Fire Drill #3 (8:45am) 

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Fathers, Bring-Your-Child-To-School Day

Fathers, Bring-Your-Child-To-School Day”

October 24, 2014

 Dads (or other significant male role model) bring their elementary-aged

children to school.  The school arranges and provides breakfast for the Dads and children.  An assigned, professional athlete gives a short, uplifting message to the Dads.  Dads visit their children’s classrooms if possible.


Morning Timeline:

8:15                      Dads and children begin to arrive at school


 8:15-8:40            Breakfast is served


8:40                      Official welcome and instructions given by principal

8:45                       Children report to playground

8:50-9:05            Uplifting message

9:05-9:15              Dads are encouraged to visit classrooms

 Professional Athletes and Building Assignments

Bowen                            Corey Alston - New York Jets WR

                              Buster Mathis- Professional Boxer


Brookwood                    Reggie Jordan- Los Angeles Lakers G

                                       Vincent Jennings- Professional Boxer


Challenger         Mateen Cleaves- Detroit Pistons G

                            Grand Rapids Drive- Detroit Pistons D-League



Discovery            Aaron Bailey - Indianapolis Colts WR

                              Anthony Kimbrell- CFL QB- Western Michigan



Endeavor              Reuben Riley - Carolina Panthers OT



Explorer                Carlton Brewster - Cleveland Browns WR



Glenwood          Kevin Clemens - Jacksonville Jaguars RB

                            Jordan Shimell- Professional Boxing Champion



Meadowlawn         Colin Christopher- University of Indiana LB

                                  Terrance Shaw- Grand Rapids Fusion F



Southwood              Brian Dickey- University of Michigan QB

                                   Pete Trammell- Lansing Capitals G/F


 Townline                 Thomas Kelley - Michigan State Spartans G