With a launch of 500 balloons, at left, students at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School on Oct. 29 took part in a year-long celebration of their school’s 50th anniversary. Above, students watched as Principal Patty Childs, at left, Monsignor James Fennessy and alumnus Bo Spalding unearthed a time capsule that had been buried at the school.

Joe Earle

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.