Middle & High School
Mrs. Tracy Fry, Principal
Bible & Art

Mrs. Tracy Fry is now in her third year at MJA and has started her 22st year of teaching. Her experience has been in elementary and middle school and now can include high school.  Mrs. Fry holds a Masters in Education.

Mrs. Fry loves the outdoors and is very much looking forward to exploring new areas the South has to offer, although the mountains of the Pacific Northwest are missed. Her husband, Pastor Cary Fry, is pastoring in Olive Branch, MS.  Tennessee. Mrs. Fry feels blessed to have the opportunity to be part of your child’s education for life and eternity. 

Mr. Robert Valeris
English & History

Mr. Valeris is a recent graduate from Andrews University and is now working in his second year with MJA.  He holds a Bachelors in Education.   Before coming to the Memphis area  to start his career, he lived in Florida with his parents and New York before that.  Mr. Valeris has a passion for kids and seeing them be successful and is excited to start his profession at MJA.  He enjoys reading and rumor has it....it pretty decent on the piano.  

Mrs. Sheila Jones
Math & Science
Sheila Jones enjoys introducing students to God through science and math.  She graduated from Southwest Adventist College and has taught all grade levels during her seventeen years as a teacher.  Her favorite pastimes are spent with God and her family in nature.

Before coming to Memphis in 2013, she taught for 12 years at Hines Memorial School in Jackson, TN.  She is a certified 4MAT trainer and enjoys hands-on learning.  She holds a Bachelors degreee in Education. Ms. Jones believes God should be the center of all true learning.  As a result, she incorporates the study of God into every subject and strongly promotes scripture memorization through music. 

Some of Ms. Jones's favorite things to do are teaching, playing PE, having game night with her 5 adult children, chasing her grandson, camping, hiking, and just being outside.  She enjoys her family trips to the mountains and the beach.  She also enjoys playing the piano and singing praises to God. She and her husband live on a farm in Henderson, TN.