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Becket Monaghan

  • Position: Early Childhood Music / Movement Teacher
  • Last Name: Monaghan
  • First Name: Becket
  • Division: Young Knights, Pre-Kindergarten, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Early Childhood, Special Areas
  • Phone - Work: 901-507-5023
  • Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
  • Work City: Memphis
  • Work State: TN
  • Work Zip: 38111
Early Childhood Music / Movement Teacher

Early Childhood Family Night - Thursday March 23

I would like to invite you to the PDS Early Childhood Family Night on Thursday, March 23. It is a come-and-go event between 5:30 and 6:30. You will go straight to your son’s classroom. The...

Help Us Streamline EC Carpool Pickup

EC Parents, If you arrive early to pick-up your boys, please turn into the lot beside the football field and wrap around to the spot shown on this map...

Mary Holland Morris

  • Position: Young Knights Teacher
  • Last Name: Morris
  • First Name: Mary Holland
  • Division: Young Knights, Early Childhood
  • Phone - Work: 901-507-5016
  • Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
  • Work City: Memphis
  • Work State: TN
  • Work Zip: 38111
Young Knights Teacher

Parkicha French

  • Position: Young Knights Teacher
  • Last Name: French
  • First Name: Parkicha
  • Division: Young Knights, Early Childhood, Support
  • Phone - Work: 901-507-3498
  • Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
  • Work City: Memphis
  • Work State: TN
  • Work Zip: 38111
  • Degrees: B.S. Education,Engish and Sociology Minors, University of Memphis
Young Knights Teacher

Meg Comes

  • Position: Young Knights Teacher
  • Last Name: Comes
  • First Name: Meg
  • Division: Young Knights, Early Childhood
  • Phone - Work: 901-842-4684
  • Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
  • Work City: Memphis
  • Work State: TN
  • Work Zip: 38111
Young Knights Teacher

Courtney Wages

  • Position: Young Knights Teacher
  • Last Name: Wages
  • First Name: Courtney
  • Division: Young Knights, Early Childhood
  • Phone - Work: 901-842-4650
  • Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
  • Work City: Memphis
  • Work State: TN
  • Work Zip: 38111
Young Knights Teacher

Jeremie Upshaw

  • Position: Young Knights Teacher
  • Last Name: Upshaw
  • First Name: Jeremie
  • Division: Young Knights, Early Childhood
  • Phone - Work: 901-842-4655
  • Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
  • Work City: Memphis
  • Work State: TN
  • Work Zip: 38111
Young Knights Teacher

Darilyn Christenbury

  • Position: Chaplain for Early Childhood, Bible Teacher for EC - 3rd Grade
  • Last Name: Christenbury
  • First Name: Darilyn
  • Division: Young Knights, Pre-Kindergarten, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Early Childhood, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Elementary, Special Areas
  • Phone - Work: 901-842-4649
  • Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
  • Work City: Memphis
  • Work State: TN
  • Work Zip: 38111
  • Degrees: B.A., University of Arkansas
Chaplain for Early Childhood, Bible Teacher for EC - 3rd Grade

Carissa Lacy

  • Carissa Lacy serves as Head of Early Childhood at Presbyterian Day School (PDS) in Memphis, TN, one of the leading independent schools for boys.

    Carissa is a native Arkansan and has lived in Arkansas her entire life.

    Carissa received her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education and her Masters degree in Guidance Education. She also obtained certifications in building and district administration.

    She has devoted over 25 years to the field of education. Carissa has worked in four Arkansas public schools. She has worked as a teacher, guidance counselor, elementary principal, assistant superintendent, middle school principal, and director of student services.

    Carissa has one son, Kacen Parham, who is entering 5th grade at PDS. In her spare time, she loves to read, work in her yard, travel with her family, and watch sports.

  • Position: Head of Early Childhood
  • Last Name: Lacy
  • First Name: Carissa
  • Division: Administration, Young Knights, Pre-Kindergarten, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten
  • Phone - Work: 901-842-4612
  • Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
  • Work City: Memphis
  • Work State: TN
  • Work Zip: 38111
  • Degrees: B.S. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, M.S. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Administrative Certification University of Central Arkansas
Head of Early Childhood

Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade for 75 years.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.

4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111

901-842-4600

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