The Prowler

Coach Peyton Dean signals across the field as senior Lauren Flanders waits on the third base. This is Dean’s first year at Starr’s Mill High School after teaching at Rising Starr Middle School. She graduated from Armstrong State University, where she majored in health and physical science.

Peyton Dean

September 19, 2020

I'd like to follow in [my mother’s] footsteps, because I've seen how successful she's been, not only as a coach, but as a teacher.

Nate Enloe is making his place at Starr’s Mill through coaching football and assisting in classrooms. He values making personal relationships with his students, and uses his spare time to have a good relationship with his family.

Nate Enloe

February 6, 2020

Nate Enloe found residence at Starr’s Mill after previous work as a firefighter and paramedic for 10 years. Due to a knee injury and five surgeries,...

Hayward is a paraprofessional and an assistant coach for basketball cheer. She began working in Fayette County last January after spending time in the Air Force and at home raising her daughter.

Kristie Hayward

December 3, 2019

“Hard work pays off, kindness matters, and a smile can make your day better.”

Christie Jarret assists student Micheal Johnson in a science lab. Students were separating bees to calculate the mass of certain atoms. Jarret says its important to have a personal bond with her kids.

Christie Jarret

November 18, 2019

Background Information Grew up in Griffin, Georgia In her 13th year of teaching Five-year-old daughter, Elizabeth Education Bachelor’s degree in s...

Guidance counselor Shellie Edwards returns not just to Starr’s Mill but also the same office she left ten years ago. Edwards works with students whose last names start with Du - Kj.

Shellie Edwards

November 11, 2019

You have to learn how to manage your emotions when you see someone else hurting...

Penland walks off the field from a game against Sandy Creek. Penland taught at Pike County for five years before he came to Starr’s Mill.

Chase Penland

October 26, 2019

Background Grew up in Brooks, Georgia Graduated from Whitewater High School Education Undergraduate in health and physical education from ...

Front office secretary Dana Clevenger joins the Starr’s Mill staff after a 21-year break from working to raise her children. She will share duties with Leslie Frey.

Dana Clevenger

October 15, 2019

Duties & Responsibilities                             Assists with certificate of attendance Arranges substitutes...

Laurie Bennet explains what her math class will learn during the day’s lesson. Excited about continuing her 11th year teaching, Bennet plans on smiling and bonding with her students -- even before Christmas.

Laurie Bennett

October 14, 2019

Education Bachelor’s degree in social science education from the University of Georgia Master’s degree in instructional technology from Georgia...

Athletic secretary Stacy Nichols completes paperwork at her desk. Nichols has worked as a secretary since 1994, and now moves from Oak Grove Elementary to the Mill.

Stacy Nichols

October 13, 2019

Duties & Responsibilities Support athletic director Shane Ratliff  Scheduling transportation for athletic teams and field trips Straight out of Oak...