8th Grade Farewell

Help us celebrate and send off our current 8th graders.  Our newly elected officers: Michael Hoard, Erica Foreman, Alex Armstrong, Abby Slot, and Abby Glynn have been preparing our Red Carpet Farewell which will take place on Wednesday, May 29th from 7:30 to 8:10 in the cafeteria.  For our celebration breakfast, Mrs. Vogel is providing the egg casseroles.  Please sign up to bring something to breakfast.  See the signupgeniushttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-8thgrade1 


Summer Volunteer Opportunities at KDL Plainfield

KDL is looking for enthusiastic library volunteers for the summer at the Plainfield Branch of Kent District Library! This program is open to teens entering 6th – 12th grade in the fall.  Volunteer applications are due back to the Plainfield Branch by Friday, May 17. Applications are available in the school library and can be printed out from the KDL website at: https://www.kdl.org/volunteer/teen-crew


2019-2020 NJHS Officers

Current seventh graders who are interested in running for an officer position must read the description of duties.  After reading the duties, if you are still interested, complete the officer application form.  This is due to Mrs. Vogel by April 29th.  You may find the officer application and duties on the blog, on Remind, or stop by Mrs. Vogel's room. Interviews will take place the first week of May. 


6th Grade Orientation

Our sixth graders are awaiting their next step in their educational journey.  They are excited to become part of Crossroads.  To help them get acquainted, they will tour on May 21 and May 22.  If you are a good ambassador for our school, sign up to lead a tour.   You must meet with Ms. Turner on the following dates: May 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, and 20th during advisory. Go to sign up genius:


Group Hours - Help the Northview Board of Education Clean Up the Highway

Each spring the Board of Education invites members of the NJHS at Crossroads to participate in the Adopt-A-Highway clean-up along Plainfield Ave.  The date selected for this year is Saturday, April 20 from 10 am - 12 pm.  The group will meet at 10 am at Frontline Community Church.

All volunteers for Adopt-A-Highway are expected to watch a safety video prior to volunteering (https://youtu.be/ZjNi5MCTl9g).  The video is 6 minutes and 14 seconds long.  All other supplies are provided. Go the sign-up genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-earth1


WEST FEST - Rescheduled

We have rescheduled our West Fest school carnival event to Thursday, April 25th from 5:30-8:00 (HOPEFULLY we will not have to worry about snow days in April!) and are looking for volunteers for 2 sessions of games/activities and face painting/tattoos.  

We have a new sign up link,   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044daeab28a0fb6-west3  so even if students signed up for the February date, we will need them to do so again for the April date if they are still available.  

Any and all help is much appreciated as it takes approximately 120 volunteers to make this a successful event. 


East Oakview School Carnival

Annual East Oakview Carnival on Saturday, April 13th from 10:30am-3:00pm. 

East Oakview is looking for help with the annual school carnival.   They need help with games, concessions, face painting and prizes.  Please email Mrs.Johnson at eastoakviewptc@gmail.com if you can help and for what length of time.  


East Oakview PTC Rescheduled Meeting

East Oakview PIC  is hoping the snow nor ice does not interfere with their upcoming meeting on February 19.  Please arrive at 6:20.  Meet in the gym for further directions.  You will be done at 7:30 pm.   Email Mrs. Rittenhouse if you are able to help.  krittenhouse@nvps.net

3940 Suburban Shores Dr NE, 
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

North Oakview Family Fun Night

North Oakview is hosting its Family Fun Night on Friday, March 22 from 5:30-8:00pm.  In order for this event to be a success, they need our help.  Please consider volunteering.  

Go to the website https://www.northfamilyfun.com/  
Click on Volunteer to register for a time slot.  



Crossroads Library Help

Do you have a steady hand and an eye for detail? Mrs. Burgess is looking for some volunteers to work in the library after school on Mondays and Wednesdays reshelving books and processing new books to put into circulation. Hours would be from 2:30 to 4:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays in the IMC. A late bus is available at 4:00 for students who live in the district.

West Fest School Carnival

West Oakview is hosting  West Fest School Carnival on February 7th from 5:20-8:00 pm.  Help West and have fun earning volunteer hours.  They need help with face painting and running games. Go to their sign up genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044daeab28a0fb6-west2  


Gilda's Club

Help brighten someone's day by providing a meal at Gilda's Club this Thursday.  Our plan is to provide a taco bar.  Please go to sign up genius to bring a dish.  You may drop off Thursday prior to 3:30.  If you are unable to make a dish, consider making a monetary donation to help offset the cost.


Looking for something to do this Saturday?  Consider helping at the Northview Craft Show which is held at the high school.  Shifts are available between  9:00-12:00  and 12:00pm - 3:00 pm.  Email Stacy at 2019sanp@gmail.com to let her know you are interested.  See Remind for the handout.


Fountain Hill Center Holiday Open House

Join the staff of Fountain Hill Center as they host their Holiday Open House on December 6.  Mrs. Menhart will pick up volunteers at Crossroads at 3:00 pm.  She will provide a healthy snack/light meal.   After the open house, she will drop off volunteers back to school by 8:00 pm.  We are looking for four-five volunteers who would like to help this non-profit organization.  Jobs would include helping set up, serving punch, etc.  Please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-fountain


Giving Tuesday - November 27

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is fast approaching- November 27th.   Please consider helping support Crossroads National Junior Honor Society.  This group of young people strive to make our community a better place through giving of their time, talents, and treasures.  Together they have decided to give to various causes this year. We are working to support Gilda’s Club, Senior Meals on Wheels, and Northview Mobile Library.  Your employee might match your gift. The following employers participate in the matching gifts programs specifically for K-12 education:

Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Charles Schwab
Coca-Coal Company
Delta Airlines
DTE Energy
Farmers Insurance Group
General Electric
Home Depot
Morgan Stanley
Northern Trust
Oppenheimer Funds
PNC Foundation
Principal Financial Group
Wells Fargo

If you are able to gift, please make checks payable to Northview Crossroads Middle School with National Junior Honor Society in the memo line.


Fountain Hill Center

Join Mrs. Menhart on November 5th at our meeting as she introduces us to an important organization in our community, Fountain Hill Center.   Fountain Hill Center is a nonprofit group who focuses on providing mental health counseling.  There are several ways we can help.  She will share those with us.

Please consider signing up for breakfast at least once this year.  See signup for November meeting   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-november 


Spooky Sprint

The Northview Education Foundation is hosting its annual Spooky Sprint on Saturday, October 20.  NJHS members can sign up to work the event or run the event.   Volunteers will need to report to Boulder Creek located at 5750 Brewer Ave. Belmont, MI.  Please report at 8:00.  Volunteers will be done between 9:30 and 9:40 am.   See Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-spooky1


East Oakview's Fall Fest

East Oakview's Fall Fest is October 26th.  Please consider helping make this a great event.  The event runs from 6:00-7:30 pm.  Help is needed in the following categories:

Set Up 4:00-6:00 pm
The Event 6:00--7:30 pm
Clean Up 7:00-8:30 pm

Go to Signup Genius to sign up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-east4


West Oakview Volunteer Opportunities

Our Northview Community needs your help.  West Oakview's PTC is in need of volunteer babysitters for its meeting.  If you do not have anything going on the following dates, please consider helping.

October 11
November 15
December 13
January 17
February 28
March 21
April 18
May 16
June 20

Please arrive at 6:15.  Meetings run until 7:30.  Meet Ms. Barnes in the gym.  Sign UP Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0545A4AD22A0F94-west 


Northview Park Pool Fall Preparation

Saturday, September 15

Join members of the Northville Pool Association as they prepare for fall. Help is needed at the Northview pool to put away chairs and umbrellas for the season.  Volunteers will work for two hours - 9:00-1100.  

Northview Park
9-11 am
2800 Leelanau, GR 49425

If you have questions or would like to help, contact Heather Halligan by text or phone at 822-3117.