Softball at Jones

Laura Peyton Trammell, senior at Germantown High School, signed her letter of intent to play softball at Jones Community College.  Shown are (from left, back) Stella Melton, Assistant GHS Softball Coaches Karen McCullouch and Kenny Perry,  Head GHS Softball Coach Lindsey McMullen; (front) Paige, Laura Peyton and Shane Trammell.

Team mothers

First Presbyterian Day School’s Crusader Club parent organization is made up of multiple committees of parent volunteers. Serving as fifth and sixth-grade football and cheerleading team mothers for 2017-2018 are Rebecca Coco, Jennifer Dryden, Kelly Headley, Kristi Moak, Kappi Craddock, and Milicent Crosby.

Cookie craft

Second-graders at First Presbyterian Day School assisted preschoolers with a Thanksgiving cookie craft. Shown are (from left) Lucy Suggs and Greenlee Griffing.

Chapel speaker

Emmy award-winning painter Frank Ordaz was a recent chapel speaker at Jackson Academy. He has worked as a matte painter for films such as “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” and “E.T.

Support mission

Sisters Anne Fair (left) and Charlotte Lucas (right) raised $254 from a recent lemonade stand that they donated to Mission First, First Presbyterian Day School’s 2017-2018 school-wide mission project. Also shown is Head of School Gary Herring (center).


The Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) identifies seventh-graders in 16 states in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest who have scored at the 95th percentile or above on a grade-level achievement test. These students are invited to participate in the Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search and take either the SAT or the ACT.



Refill Café is a developing organization, run by Jeff Good, that will open late this year.