Our dear FPDS families, One detail from the Spring of 2020 that everyone in this generation will remember is COVID-19. It’s a blip on the map of history but a significant blip, which has had huge ramifications in the way that it continues to impact us physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Any time we turn on…

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Life is a glorious pilgrimage! As each of us traverse the frenetic seasons of life, including the joyously busy ones or the heartbreaking, our great God remains forever constant. He faithfully seeks out the hearts of His image-bearers through the means of His inspired revelation, which serves as a supernatural balm to the weary soul.…

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“…and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called The Place of the Skull, which in Aramaic is called Golgotha. There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, and Jesus between them.” John 19:17-18 You’ve heard the gospel; you’ve heard the story of Jesus. In fact, you’ve…

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Posted on February 12, 2019 by Joanna Hopkins, first grade teacher This week is Valentine’s Day, and we know what that means. Love is in the air! As children, we all dream about happily ever after. We pine away waiting for the knight on the white horse or daydream about love that is never anything less…

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Posted on December 10, 2018 Dear FPDS Families, As y’all know, another joy-filled season is upon us. It’s the most wonderful time of the year ~ a season to reflect upon the greatest mystery this side of the new heavens and new earth when the second person of the triune Godhead would take on humanity,…

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Posted on November 07, 2018 The following talk was given by Second Grade Teacher Mary Elizabeth Randolph at First Presbyterian Church’s annual joint Sunday School on Stewardship Sunday. For those of you who don’t know me my name is Mary Elizabeth Randolph. I began teaching at the Day School in the fall of 2008 in…

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Posted on October 26, 2018 by Brian Smith “Haven’t I commanded you: be strong and courageous? Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 One of my many faults is how I ignore much of what occurs in this world. Rarely, if ever, do…

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Posted on September 28, 2018 by Brian Smith Why is it … that we can spend hours watching television at home, but the idea of reading God’s Word for 30 minutes seems a chore? Why is it … that we go online and chat with friends, we send text messages and e-mails all day, but…

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Posted on May 10, 2018 Bible Teacher Ruth Smith was honored for her upcoming retirement in chapel this week with a rosebush and posters given by the sixth-grade class. Below is her thank you letter to the group. What words of wisdom that carry out the mission of planting seeds of Christlikeness here at FPDS.…

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Posted on November 10, 2017 by Mindy Boyd, dyslexia program director A new school year is always welcomed with excitement….excitement of all things “new.” A new grade, a new teacher, new friends, and ultimately a new beginning!  A new beginning is exactly what the new Dyslexia Immersion Program at FPDS has proven to be for…

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