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Ms. Alvner Strong

Hello! My name is Alvner F. Strong. I am currently serving grades k-2 here at Polenta Elementary School. It is so good to see all of you this year. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, music, Arts n’ crafts, travel, food,  love sweets! , exercise, and health & Wellness coaching. I also enjoy cosplaying ( dressing up and going to comic cons). One of my most favorite characters that I enjoy dressing up as is Wonder Woman's sister Nubia Wonder Woman. I also sell health and wellness products. I graduated from West Johnston High School in 2005. I am both a UNC Pembroke and NC Central Alumni. I am so happy to be here and look forward to continuing to work with the students and getting to know them. Number 1 Favorite Color: Purple Favorite Animal: Tiger . I also like sea turtles and sloths. Favorite Insect: butterfly and ladybug. How to Pronounce my first name: Alvner [ Av-ner]. The L is silent.  School will look different this year , but we are still here for students and their families. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Pumas I look forward to working with you all this year!

School Announcements

  • ACCESS Testing for English Language Learners

    North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.

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JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS Inclement Weather Conditions

    It is our district’s goal to make our school communities as prepared as possible for emergency situations, including inclement weather.

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  • ACCESS testing for English Language Learners

    North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.

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  • Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance

    Our district is continuing to follow the guidance and recommendations from the Johnston County Public Health Department, the CDC, and the Strong Schools NC Toolkit, and we will now adhere to a 5 day quarantine period for students or staff members who tests positive for COVID-19. This is a change from the previous 10 day quarantine time.

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  • JCPS offering Test to Stay Program

    Johnston County Public Schools is participating in the Test to Stay Program, a voluntary study with Duke University and the ABC Collaborative. Due to that participation our students now have more options if they are deemed a close contact to a positive COVID-19 case while at school.

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  • JC Board of Education approves 2022 JCPS salary schedule

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the 2022 Johnston County Public Schools salary schedule at their regularly scheduled Dec. 14 meeting.

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