Author: Patrice Williams

Feature a Falcon: Charlene and Roger Gragg
As we start back to school, in a more trying time than ever, we are so thankful to ALL the teachers and school staff in our communities. Today we are [...]
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Learning to Let the Light In
Khyri Hobson is one of the most incredible 18-year-olds you’ll ever meet. Standing well over six feet tall, he could be intimidating if you didn’t take the time to get [...]
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The Joy of the Strawberry Patch
After a bummer of a strawberry crop last year, we were so ready and excited for strawberries on our Winston-Salem campus this year. This year's Berry Patch was certainly a [...]
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In the Kitchen during Distancing
With shelter-in-place orders across the state, many of us have had more time (or just a greater necessity) to cook. Whether you like going for easy stand-bys or want to [...]
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Shout Out to our Cottage Moms!
Mother's Day can be a difficult time for many people. You can't acknowledge the beauty of a mother without also recognizing the loss of so many who cannot be with [...]
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Shelter In Place Activities at Crossnore
Social distancing and shelter in place can be tough. At the beginning, it's not so bad, but here on day 48, many of us may be feeling like we're about [...]
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Feature a Falcon – Holly Bridgeo
Our students miss their teachers so much during this time, and our teachers miss their students! We'd love to feature one of our amazing teachers today. Meet Mrs. Holly Bridgeo, [...]
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A Heart for Making a Difference
Jennifer Grosswald and Lara Wilson have been friends for many years, but when they joined the same book club as Deena Dreyfuss, the three ladies soon discovered they had more [...]
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Making a Difference for the One
Tayte Laws is just about the cutest thing you’ve ever seen. The two-year old runs around the playground going from toy to toy to toy, playing with each one for [...]
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National “Love Your Pet” Day!
Today is National "Love Your Pet" Day, so we asked our cottages to submit photos and descriptions of their dogs. Each cottage has a dog, and they provide so much [...]
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Racism is Trauma

Crossnore School & Children’s Home exists to be a sanctuary for children and their families and racism destroys sanctuary. Racism is trauma and is part of systemic community trauma that has long term negative impacts on people and communities of color. Crossnore believes that black lives matter, and we are committed to building an anti-racist organization and supporting the development of racial equity in our communities. 

To read more about Crossnore's stance on racial equity, the Board of Trustee's Anti-Racist Statement, and to find other resources, please click HERE

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