Pinecrest Blog

List of 5 news stories.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Sofia Ferrari '14

    Alumni Spotlight on Sofia Ferrari

    What have you been up to since you left Pinecrest?
    After graduating from Pinecrest in 2014, I attended the University of Georgia for four years and earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science. During my years at UGA, I worked at the campus recreational center as a strength and conditioning staff member, became a certified personal trainer, met some of my closest friends, and developed relationships with several health and fitness professionals. After graduating in 2018, I began my journey to earn a doctorate in Physical Therapy from Mercer University in Atlanta. I am currently in my third semester of PT school and plan to graduate in May of 2021.
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  • Middle School student Christine Mannino pictured third from left.

    What Does Big Lots Have to do with Holy Week Missions?

    Middle School Student, Christine Mannino
    What are Holy Week Missions and what did you do as a missionary?
    Holy Week Missions is an opportunity to grow closer to Christ and help others grow closer to Him while preparing for Easter (Holy Week is the week leading up to Easter).
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  • Mike Klooster '10 Alumni Spotlight: An Officer and a Gentleman

    What have you been up to since you left Pinecrest?
    After graduation, I attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where I studied Mechanical Engineering, participated in the Atlanta Region NROTC, and was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
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  • Five Ways Uniforms Benefit Children

    Mr. Carter Mayville, Middle School Dean of Students

    “They stifle student expression.” 
    “We're trying to make cookie-cutter kids.” 
    “They're tacky.”  

    Over the years, I've heard all the criticisms for school uniforms, both as a teacher and now, more loudly than ever, as Dean of Students in the Middle School of a Catholic school.
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  • Kindergarten Circus Develops Skills for Life

    A beloved tradition at Pinecrest Academy is Kindergarten Circus, a lively performance which has taken place each spring since 1993. Students are transformed into lions, tigers, clowns, dancers, gymnasts, and ringmasters, and then take the stage to perform live in front of parents, grandparents, siblings, students, faculty and staff.
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