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Mrs. Dara Tucker

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Dara Tucker, Head of the Lower and Middle School, received a B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Tech and holds a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Longwood. She is also a National Board Certified Teacher in early and middle childhood literacy.  She has been at Fuqua School since 2013.

Tucker resides in Keysville with her husband, Zach, and son, Dalton, who is in the 10th grade at Fuqua School. 

APRIL 2021

April 1:  LS/MS Dress Down Day

April 2:  Good Friday (School Closed)

April 3:  Drive Through Easter Egg Hunt

April 5:  Easter Monday (School Closed)

April 19-22:  Lower School ERB (CTP) Testing- Friday, April 23: Makeup Test Date

April 21:  Lower School Class Picture Day

April 23:  LS Only Dress Down Day

                 Interim Reports Emailed to Parents by 5 pm


May 2021

May 2-4:  VAIS 10-Year Accreditation Visit

May 3-7:  Scholastic BOGO Book Fair (students and faculty only)

May 7:  LS/MS First Friday Dress Down Day

May 10-14:  Homecoming Week

May 14:  PK-4 Grandparents' Day at 10 am (4 tickets per family)- Gilmer Field

                Grade 5 will participate in that evening's Spring Concert 

May 21:  Yearbook Distribution Day

May 24:  LS Field Day (Rain Date May 26)

May 25:  LS Awards Ceremony at 9:30 am- Bell Tower (5th graders only- 2 adults per 

                5th grade student)

                5th Grade Pool Party from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm

May 26:  MS Awards Ceremony at 9:30 am- Bell Tower (8th graders only- 2 adults per

                8th grade student)

                8th grade pool party from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm

May 28:  Last Day of Classes; Noon Dismissal; Dress Down Day




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 2020-2021 Lower School SCA

President:  Wyatt Tucker

Vice President:  Page McWilliams

Secretary:  Rocco Fortino

Treasurer:  Reece Pembelton


Classroom Representatives:

Scott Aldrich

Clay Austin

Maddy Morris