Cynthia Cross

Cynthia Cross

Director of Special Events and Parents' Association Liaison
Email

901-842-4691

6th Grade Moms – Save the Date

Save the Date for a very special 6th Grade Mother-Son Luncheon on Friday, April 3 at 11:30.

All 6th grade boys will attend and be seated with their mothers (grandmother or special friend in the event that the mother cannot attend) for this important luncheon. There will be a special speaker during this time of celebration and this will be a great opportunity for moms and boys to share time together at school.

More information will follow. If you have questions, please contact parent Kristi Carmichael, Luncheon Chair or Cynthia Cross, PDS Parents’ Association Liaison.

Register for the Father/Son Dinner • Tue., Feb. 25

For Grades: 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade

Register by February 20.

Hosted by the PDS Parents’ Association

PDS School Attire
Seating assigned by grade. Seating by grade not guaranteed after February 20.

Guest Speaker: Troy Kemp
Director of Transitions, Admissions, and Alumni Relations at the Ron Clark Academy and the Executive Director of the National Center for the Development of Boys

Register for the Father/Son Dinner • Tue., Feb. 25

For Grades: 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade

Register by February 20.

Hosted by the PDS Parents’ Association

PDS School Attire
Seating assigned by grade. Seating by grade not guaranteed after February 20.

Guest Speaker: Troy Kemp
Director of Transitions, Admissions, and Alumni Relations at the Ron Clark Academy and the Executive Director of the National Center for the Development of Boys

Shop the New Lobby Spirit Sale Store

The Spirit Sale is now open every school day! Shop the spirit sale closet across from the main lobby front desk at anytime during the school day.

Please pay for the items at the front desk with check or credit card.

New items have arrived: Horn legend polos and pullovers, PDS ornament, youth athletic socks, toddler PDS clothing, and more.

BoxTops is Going Digital!

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…

  1. Download the BoxTops for Education APP (iOS | Android) and follow the steps to set up your profile and to choose PDS.
  2. Purchase participating products with NEW BOXTOPS labels as shown in the image.
  3. Scan your receipt, and PDS automatically gets cash.

Please continue to look for and clip the old BoxTops and send them to school to earn money for PDS!

Our collection date for paper BoxTops is the first Thursday of each month.

Parents' Association Officers 2019-2020

Congratulations to the newly slated Parents’ Association Board for the 2019-2020 school year!

Please volunteer for the various opportunities supported by the Parents’ Association. A sign up sheet will be included in the back-to- school packet and online in August

 

President – Melinda Liles

Vice President - Dupree McDonald

Nominations – Emily House

Secretary - Ashley Frazer

Treasurer – Susan Patterson
Vice Treasurer - Margaret Walk

Accelerated Reader Chair – Amy Dudek
Accelerated Reader Vice Chair - Sara Madasu

Art Appreciation Chair – JJ Keras
Art Appreciation Vice Chair - Jenny Carter

Band Support Chair – McLean Doughtie
Band Support Vice Chair - slate in fall

Berclair Partnership Chair – Jennifer Hobson
Berclair Partnership Vice Chair - Carol Fields

Book Fair Chair - Michelle Wilson
Book Fair Vice Chair - Krista Tadlock

Community Rewards – Deede Sherman
Community Rewards Vice Chair - Anne Dunavant

Crusaders Care Chair – Katie Moore
Crusaders Care Vice Chair - Grace Knight

EC Connections Chair - Taylor Moore
EC Connections Vice Chair - Krystal Shaw

Elementary Connections Chair – Molly Taylor
Elementary Connections Vice Chair - Courtney Stamps

Faculty Appreciation Chair – Emily Quinn
Faculty Appreciation Vice Chair - Kristen Griffith

Father/Son Event Chair – Laura Russell
Father/Son Event Vice Chair - Amanda Ray

Hospitality Chair – Lydia Norfleet
Hospitality Vice Chair - Malaney George

Library Volunteers Chair – Amy Wilhite
Library Volunteers Vice Chair – Susan Waters

March Mania Co-Chair - Cara Grinder
March Mania Co-Chair - Leanne Sykes

PDS Buddies Chair - Paula Sansom
PDS Buddies Vice Chair - Lindsey Tayloe

Sixth Grade Graduation Banquet Chair - Carey Snider

Sixth Grade Mother-Son Luncheon Chair – Kristi Carmichael
Sixth Grade Mother-Son Luncheon Vice Chair - Stephanie Hughes

Spirit Sale Chair – Palmer Smith
Spirit Sale Vice Chair - Chavanne McDonald

Phone Numbers and Email Addresses

Look up phone numbers and email addresses in the Student Directory (login required).

Parents' Association Officers 2019-2020

President – Melinda Liles

Vice President - Dupree McDonald

Nominations – Emily House

Secretary - Ashley Frazer

Treasurer – Susan Patterson
Vice Treasurer - Margaret Walk

Accelerated Reader Chair – Amy Dudek
Accelerated Reader Vice Chair - Sara Madasu

Art Appreciation Chair – JJ Keras
Art Appreciation Vice Chair - Jenny Carter

Band Support Chair – McLean Doughtie
Band Support Vice Chair - slate in fall

Berclair Partnership Chair – Jennifer Hobson
Berclair Partnership Vice Chair - Carol Fields

Book Fair Chair - Michelle Wilson
Book Fair Vice Chair - Krista Tadlock

Community Rewards – Deede Sherman
Community Rewards Vice Chair - Anne Dunavant

Crusaders Care Chair – Katie Moore
Crusaders Care Vice Chair - Grace Knight

EC Connections Chair - Taylor Moore
EC Connections Vice Chair - Krystal Shaw

Elementary Connections Chair – Molly Taylor
Elementary Connections Vice Chair - Courtney Stamps

Faculty Appreciation Chair – Emily Quinn
Faculty Appreciation Vice Chair - Kristen Griffith

Father/Son Event Chair – Laura Russell
Father/Son Event Vice Chair - Amanda Ray

Hospitality Chair – Lydia Norfleet
Hospitality Vice Chair - Malaney George

Library Volunteers Chair – Amy Wilhite
Library Volunteers Vice Chair – Susan Waters

March Mania Co-Chair - Cara Grinder
March Mania Co-Chair - Leanne Sykes

PDS Buddies Chair - Paula Sansom
PDS Buddies Vice Chair - Lindsey Tayloe

Sixth Grade Graduation Banquet Chair - Carey Snider

Sixth Grade Mother-Son Luncheon Chair – Kristi Carmichael
Sixth Grade Mother-Son Luncheon Vice Chair - Stephanie Hughes

Spirit Sale Chair – Palmer Smith
Spirit Sale Vice Chair - Chavanne McDonald

Phone Numbers and Email Addresses

Look up phone numbers and email addresses in the Student Directory (login required).

2017 PDS Open 1st Place Team

Congratulations to 1st Place winners of the 2017 PDS Open Golf Tournament - Clarence Chapman, Scott Anderson, Matt Wilson, Edward Dobbs!

PDS Names Paul Trowbridge Gillespie, Jr. ‘59 as 2017 Distinguished Alumnus

PDS is proud to announce the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus: Paul Trowbridge Gillespie, Jr. ‘59

Trow Gillespie ‘59Trow graduated from PDS, MUS, and Vanderbilt University. He worked for First Tennessee Investment Management, Inc., co-founded Southeastern Asset Management, and co-founded NewSouth Capital Management, Inc. where he currently serves as Principal and President. He has served many organizations as a board member, and continues to be involved in the community. He is married to Elizabeth Johnston Gillespie, and they have three sons, Paul III, Stuart, and John.

Majority of Springfield Scholars at MUS are PDS Alums

Congratulations to PDS Alums from the PDS Class of 2013 for being inducted as Springfield Scholars at MUS. Eight of the 11 Springfield Scholars are graduates of PDS.

This award is given to eighth graders in the top 10% of the class based on a weighted numeric average as well as one’s demonstration of character that is consistent with the high standards of the school’s Honor Code and Community Creed.

  • James Blatchford
  • Garrott Braswell
  • Ethan Lam
  • Ev Nichol
  • William Quinlen
  • Sellers Shy
  • Tyran Williams
  • Philip Wunderlich
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