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Q & A with Dr. John Patterson, FPD’s New Head of School

Dr. John Patterson will join First Presbyterian Day School after the completion of the 2019-2020 academic year as FPD’s next Head of School. Here are his thoughts on joining the FPD family and his vision for FPD.

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Alumni Spotlight: Cierra Stokes ’09

Just in time for Christmas shopping, we wanted to touch base with Cierra Stokes, FPD alumna and owner of one of Macon’s favorite boutiques, Karats and Keepsakes.

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Luke Dasher ’20

Luke Dasher is ranked the number one golfer in the state of Georgia for the class of 2020. That in itself is an amazing accomplishment, but Luke has much more to be proud of.

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Alumni Spotlight: Dontrez Johnson ’16

Dontrez Johnson graduated from FPD in 2016 with aspirations of pursuing a career in the medical field. Within a few short years of leaving the Day School, Dontrez was presenting cardiology research in front of thousands of people.

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50 Stories for 50 Years: Early Years – Blue Gym Suits, Swimming Pool, Laying Sod, and a Circus

As we continue our 50 stories for 50 years, we look back at some memories from some of the first years at FPD. Anyone remember the blue gym suits, the circus, and laying sod before the first day?

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Student Spotlight: Lilla Simmons ’23 Selected as Clara in the Nutcracker

Lilla Simmons ’23 was recently selected to play Clara, the lead role in the Nutcracker, for the holiday performances at Macon’s Grand Opera House. We wanted to touch base with her about this wonderful accomplishment and her love for dance.

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FPD Second Graders Release Frogs & Toads in the Garden

Students capped off their studies of “Frog and Toad” with a release of frogs and toads in FPD’s educational gardens!

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Empowering Your Child To Start the Year Strong

It is time to be “intentional” in identifying goals for our children and the steps which will enable them to accomplish these goals.

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Alumni Spotlight: Grace Tinkey ’13

Grace Tinkey ’13 is following her dream of serving in the military and was named the Top PT Female Airman in her squadron.

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50 Stories for 50 Years: Thankful Reflections

One of the reoccurring themes in stories that are submitted for “50 stories for 50 years” is a sense of thankfulness. Here are a few thankful reflections on the love, the time, and the joy that teachers brought to school each day.

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