Phone: 919-553-1977

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Degrees and Certifications:

AA-Interpreter Education BA-K-6 General Ed/K-12 Special Education

Ms. Underwood

I was born and raised in Johnston County and graduated from a Johnston County high school in 1988. I was introduced to the educational career when I graduated from Wilson Community College in 2014 with an Associates in Arts - Interpreter Education Program degree. I was an American Sign Language Interpreter in another district in N.C. before I came to Johnston County Public Schools in the Spring of 2016, as a Teacher Assistant. In May 2020, I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in K-6 General Education/K-12 Special Education Teaching degree from Western Governors University. I look forward to this school year and am excited about meeting and working with the staff, administration, and students at River Dell Elementary.

JCPS Announcements

  • Johnston County Public Schools Class of 2023 Graduation Dates

    Johnston County Public Schools is pleased to announce graduation ceremony dates for our traditional high schools for the 2022-2023 school year. For questions regarding a specific ceremony, please contact the specific school.

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  • Updated School Nutrition Information for 2022-23

    We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and  meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch. 

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  • 2022 Growth Needs Update

    Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.

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School Announcements

  • Volunteers need for Family Heritage Day

    We are looking for volunteers to present cultural displays and answer questions at our Family Heritage Day event. Please see the handout linked below for more information. 

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  • Weapons Detection System Video

    Please watch the video linked below to learn more about our new weapons detection system. The system will go live on Tuesday, March 21st.

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  • Connect Ed Message: 11-27-22

    We are excited about heading into the last 15 school days before Christmas break. On Wednesday, Spirit Sticks will be sold for $1.00 a piece before school. We also want to remind parents to please park and walk your students into the office if you arrive after the doors are closed in the morning. We appreciate your cooperation with this. 

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  • STEAM Night Schedule of Events

    Please view the following handout to view the schedule of events for STEAM night. STEAM Night Plan Your Evening

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  • Boosterthon Fun Run Times

    Our Boosterthon Fun Run will be held on Thursday, October 6th. Below are the times each grade level will run: PreK/EC: 10:30 Kindergarten/1st: 11:15 2nd/3rd: 12:15 3rd/4th: 1:15

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