Administrative Team

Ms. Julia W. Woodward, Principal

Ms. Julia W. Boles, Principal

A homegrown Cavalier herself, Mrs. Boles is an alumna of Chatham High School. After high school, she attended Virginia Tech where she earned Bachelors degrees in history and political science as well as a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Mrs. Boles later received an Educational Specialist degree at Liberty University in Educational Leadership. As a teacher, Mrs. Boles taught social studies for nine years in both middle and high schools before becoming an Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at Dan River High School for six years. Mrs. Boles was appointed Principal of Chatham Middle School in 2016.

In her personal life, Mrs. Boles loves spending time with her family, cooking, and traveling. She is an avid Hokie Football fan, enjoys watching sports, and finding good books to read.

Mrs. Debra Bray, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Debra Bray, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Debra Bray joined the Chatham Middle School team in July of 2012 as Assistant Principal. Prior to joining Chatham Middle, Mrs. Bray served as the Director of Ensembles at Tunstall High School and Middle School. During her career at Tunstall, Mrs. Bray's ensembles received many state and national accolades. The marching band was state champion in 2008 and 2009, performed in the Governor's Inaugural Parade in 1994, and won numerous marching competitions along the east coast. The Tunstall Concert Ensemble performed live on stage with Keith Urban, performed at opening day ceremonies at the 1996 Olympics in Atlantic, Georgia, and was a seven time medalist and fourteen time finalist at Winter Guard International World Championships.

Mrs. Bray was born and raised in Danville, Virginia. She and her husband, Tim, have two grown daughters, Alicia and Kristen. The Brays also have two beautiful grandchildren. Mrs. Bray enjoys all types of music, watching her husband coach his traveling softball team, and strolling through flea markets and craft shows. She is a member of Shermont Baptist Church where she sings in the choir.

Mrs. Bray has a Bachelor of Music Education degree from James Madison University and a Master of Science degree in Administration and Supervision from Longwood University.


Mrs. Annie Tucker, Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Annie Tucker, Administrative Assistant

Mrs. CMS began working at PCS in 1997 at Central Middle School. She brightens up the main office with her friendly personality and eagerness to help all of our Cavaliers!

Mrs. Beverley Williams, Bookkeepper

Mrs. Williams joined the CMS family in 2015 as bookkeeper. She works with the faculty, staff, and administration to maintain instructional supplies and equipment with her sunny demeanor.

Mrs. Kristin Rigney, Attendance Clerk

Mrs. Rigney, our attendance clerk, maintains school attendance records. Her helpful nature and big smile welcome all Cavaliers each and every day.