Tag: residential foster care

A Day in the Life of a Cottage Parent
Being a cottage parent may very well be the hardest and the most fun job at Crossnore. Cottage Parents make up a larger percentage of our staff than any other [...]
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Growing up at Crossnore
“I came [to campus] with a paper bag that had all my belongings in it,” recalls Crossnore alumna Mitzi Petrey Ensor. The year was 1973 and then seven-year-old Mitzi, had come to Crossnore, along with her two sisters, by way of [...]
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A Place to Call Home
Colleen Green Hutchens was born in Bryson City, but has lived in Winston-Salem since she was three and a half years old. Colleen’s mother died when she was just 18 months old. [...]
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A Tale of Two Sisters
The Echevarria family grows strong women, just ask Annette Echevarria and her sister, Giselle Echevarria Helton. A shared family history brought Annette and Giselle to Crossnore when they were teenagers.
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A Safe Place to Call Home
Nearly every child wishes for a strong family. Even if they can’t verbalize it, there is nothing that makes you feel safe more than being in a safe place with [...]
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Cottage Parent Life
Andrew and Melissa hold a special place in my heart. They are in the small group of couples that I call my “wedding babies.” They believed in me, despite my [...]
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Residential Team trains in Love & Logic
When you were a kid, did you ever ask one parent a question and not get the answer you wanted? So you went to the other parent to see if [...]
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Edward Jones Hosts Christmas Party
Do you remember the anticipation you had as a child at Christmas? Everything seemed brighter and more fun. You could hardly wait until Christmas morning to find out what was [...]
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Community Center Opens
The Residential Team of The Crossnore School is proud to announce the opening of their new Community Center. Located in the basement of Carolina Cottage, the Community Center has been [...]
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