Degrees and Certifications:
Miss Tara Strickland
I received my Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from North Carolina Wesleyan College. I graduated from NC Wesleyan College in 2010.I started teaching at Glendale-Kenly Elementary in 2011. I have enjoyed being here and I love the school. I love sports and my favorite team is the North Carolina Tarheels. During high school, I played basketball and softball. While I was at Wesleyan I played softball.
Reading at least 20 minutes each day will help your child grow so much in reading.
Classrooms wish list: Kleenex, disinfecting wipes, pencils, Smarties, Skittles, M&M’s, mini candy bars, blow pops, fruit snacks, freeze pops, paper towels, gallon, sandwich and snack size Ziploc bags
****Please purchase a clear view 1 (one) inch binder for a classroom scrapbook that we will work on monthly. It’s a writing activity that will include pictures of your child taken throughout the school year. This keepsake for your child will be given to your child at the end of the school year.****
Our daily schedule:
Websites that can be used for the summer for extra practice:
Go to the schools website and click on students, then online connections, there you will see Lexia Core5 reading. The students can use Lexia through out the summer to work on reading.
The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return all Pre-K and EC-Self Contained students to Plan B, four days per week, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 19. These students will participate in face-to-face instruction on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Wednesday serving as a remote learning day. All other students in grades K-12 will remain on Plan C until Monday, Feb. 1.
Due to Johnston County being designated a “red” county by the NCDHHS, as well as increased quarantines and COVID cases in the school district as reflected on our dashboard, the Johnston County Board of Education voted to have ALL students, including Pre-K and EC self contained, return to remote learning under Plan C, beginning Monday, December 14 through Friday, January 15. Unless the remote learning period is extended beyond January 15th, students will return to the plan that they chose on the Second Semester Choice form on Tuesday, January 19.
On December 8th 2020, the Johnston County School Board of Education voted to return to Plan C (Remote Learning), we would like to provide an update to parents and guardians of options to complete state-mandated End-of-Course (EOC) and Career/Technical Education Post Assessment testing.