Mr. Roger L. Jones III currently holds the esteemed position of principal at Collierville High School in Collierville, TN, showcasing a remarkable career in education spanning over two decades. Almost the entirety of his service has been dedicated to the Collierville community, with a brief but impactful stint as the Vice Principal of Arlington High School in Arlington, TN, in 2013.
Dr. Lauren Balentine has spent most of her teaching career in Collierville Schools, joining the CHS faculty as a mathematics teacher in 2011 after teaching at an all-girls private school for four years. Dr. Balentine spent 7 years at CHS before moving to Collierville Schools’ Central Office where she has worked at an RTI Specialist and most recently a Curriculum Supervisor of Math and Science for grades 3-12. She became an Assistant Principal at CHS in 2021.
Dr. Balentine attained a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Memphis. She has earned both an Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) and an Educational Doctorate Degree (Ed.D.) in Leadership from Union University.
She and her husband, Joshua, raise their four children, Whitten, Reese, Kenzie, and Sloan in Collierville. Dr. Balentine is excited to get to back to CHS. Once a Dragon, always a Dragon!
A CHS, Dr. Balentine serves as the Assistant Principal for grades 9 - 12, last names Co-Go. She supervises the Math Department and is also Lead Testing Coordinator and is responsible for the Dragon Academy and school data collection and distribution.
Mr. Myles Beaupre was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He started teaching at Queen Elizabeth District High School in Sioux Lookout, ON before moving to the United States to attend the University of Notre Dame. Since moving to Memphis in 2011, Mr. Beaupre has taught with the Achievement School District, Southwind High School and, since 2014, at Collierville High School. At CHS, he has taught history and served as both Assistant and Head Track Coach, Instructional Coach, and Support Team Leader.
Mr. Beaupre received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Education at Lakehead University and has Masters in History and Education from the University of New Brunswick, University of Notre Dame, and Austin Peay State University. He and his wife Lauren have twin daughters, Emmy and Ruby, who attend Tara Oaks Elementary School, and a dog, Daisy, who does not.
At CHS, Mr. Beaupre serves as the Assistant Principal for students 9-12 in the alpha ranges SM-Z and oversees the Social Studies department, AP Testing, Benchmark Testing, PLCs, the School Improvement Plan, Professional Development, New Teachers, Department Coaches, Seminar, and Tier 1 interventions.
Mrs. Ann Blake came to CHS in 2021 as the prevention counselor before accepting a position as an Assistant Principal in January of 2023. Mrs. Blake received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Florida State University, a Master of Science in Education, with a concentration in school counseling from University of Memphis, and a Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in educational leadership from Austin Peay State University. Before coming to Collierville High School, Mrs. Blake worked at Collierville Middle School and taught at University of Memphis. She is married with four grown children, three amazing granddaughters, and three dogs.
At CHS, Mrs. Blake is responsible for SPED Services, SPED Teacher Schedule, IEP Testing Accommodations, SPED Transportation, and SPED Classified evaluations.
Dr. Dan Holcomb joined the administrative team as an assistant principal here at CHS (his high school alma mater) in 2010. After CHS, he graduated from The University of Memphis with a Bachelor's of Arts in English American Literature, and History with a Civil War South focus. In 2003, Dr. Holcomb received a Master's of Arts in Teaching from Memphis. His educational background also includes an Educational Specialist Degree from Union University. In 2008, Dr. Holcomb began his teaching career in 2000. He has taught English and History while coaching football, baseball and wrestling. Dr. Holcomb has working at Bolton High School from 2002-2005, Germantown High School from 2005-2010, and Collierville from 2010-present. He has 4 children, Elijah (Class of '17), Rebekah (Class of '19), Noah (Class of '23) and Jonah (Class of '27). Go Dragons!
At CHS, Dr. Holcomb oversees the English and Wellness Departments, transportation, field trips, textbooks, staff duty assignments, staff and student parking, CLEP and SDC testing, FMX, Title IX, and emergency planning, training, and drills.
Mr. David Matykiewicz began his teaching career in 1996 as a teacher/coach at White Station High School. After teaching and coaching for 14 years, he was named the principal of Renaissance Academy North. He joined the Collierville staff as an assistant principal in the spring of 2014.
Mr. Matykiewicz' educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University. He is married to his lovely wife, Janna, and they have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.
At CHS, Mr. Matykiewicz oversees the CTE Department, attendance, substitutes, classified staff evaluations, truancy, BEP counts, school nurses and 10th - 12th orientation.
Ms. Takashia Turner is a dedicated educator with over 18 years' experience in Shelby County Schools that has currently joined the Collierville High School administration team. Within the SCS district, she was a middle and high school teacher, assistant principal, academic coach, instructional and data advisor, as well as a district PowerSchool administrator. Ms. Turner also taught in Greenville Public Schools.
Ms. Turner’s educational background includes an honors high school diploma from the Arkansas School for Mathematics and Sciences, a Bachelor of Science in Geography from Texas A & M University (Gig’em Aggies!), a Master of Arts in Teaching from University of Memphis, and Educational Specialist Degree from Union University. Currently Ms. Turner is completing her Doctor of Education degree at Union University. Prior to her career in education, she worked for Arkansas State Parks. Ms. Turner has 2 wonderful children, Zora (CHS Class of 2025) and Zach (CHS Class of 2027) along with a maltipoo called Max. Ms. Turner is very excited to join the Collierville High Team. Go dragons!
At CHS, Ms. Turner serves as the 504 coordinator and oversees the world language department, 12th grade IEPs, Title 1 Funds, and the School Compact.