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Dr.  David  Cross
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Principal's Bio


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Welcome to Archdale-Trinity Middle School!

I am honored to be the new principal of Archdale-Trinity Middle School and I look forward to working with the students, staff, parents, and community members that make ATMS such a wonderful place to be! 


I am a product of the Randolph County School System as I graduated from Southwestern Randolph High School in 2002. After high school, I attended Wake Forest University and graduated with a BA in Communication in 2006. At Liberty University, I obtained my M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision in 2011, Ed.S. in Educational Leadership in 2012, and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership in 2017.


I am currently in my 11th year in education. My first five years were spent at Randleman Middle School where I served in various roles which included: Student Advocate, Math Teacher, AVID Elective Teacher, and Coach in softball, basketball, and volleyball. I had the privilege of serving three years as Assistant Principal; my first year was at Eastern Randolph High School while the last two were at Randleman Middle. I had a wonderful experience serving as the principal of Braxton Craven School from 2017-2019.

About Me

I have an amazing wife and two daughters. I enjoy spending time with my family along with playing basketball and tennis. I also enjoy watching and attending Wake Forest sporting events.


I appreciate your support and if you ever have any questions, concerns, or would like to set up a meeting, please contact me via email at or by phone at 336-431-2589.  I look forward to a successful 2019-2020 school year!