Phone: (919) 553-7500 ext. 2255
Degrees and Certifications:
UNC Asheville: Bachelor's Degree in Comparative Literature East Carolina University: K-6 General Education and Middle Grades Education ELA Licensure
This is my first year teaching at Cleveland Middle School but I have previous taught at E.B. Aycock and Brentwood. I started my college education at the University of Miami and graduated from UNC Asheville with a Bachelor's degree in Comparative Literature. I got my teacher's license from East Carolina University.
I grew up in Miami, Florida and loved my time there but am so excited to live in the Triangle. I currently live off Main Street in Clayton with my husband Nate, who works as a Physician Assistant in Greenville and our dog, Jake.
In my free time, I enjoy singing, reading, and working as a real estate agent. My favorite restaurant is Waffle House (my favorite fancy restaurant is CowFish). I love Neil Gaiman (the author of Corraline and Norse Mythology) and am a HUGE movie buff. I am so excited for fall (my favorite season) and decorating my home for Halloween.
I look forward to working with you this year!
8th Grade M, T, Th, F Schedule:
8:30: Morning Meeting
9:00: 1st Block
10:00: 2nd Block
10:55-11:30: SCREEN BREAK
11:30: 3rd Block (Enhancements)
12:25-1:00 - LUNCH
1:00: 4th Block
2:00: 5th Block
8: 30: Morning Meeting
9am onwards: Independent work time, please look at Google Classroom for assignements.
CvMS Grading Policy
The following areas will be evaluated:
- Practice Assignments: provide students with feedback and guide instruction (include Classwork, Warm-ups, Homework, Cooperative Learning Activities and some Quizzes)
- Mastery Assignments: measure student mastery of a given goal/concept or skill (include Quizzes, Tests, Projects, Presentations and Skills Checks)
Practice Assignments will not used to calculate a student's numerical grade. Their assessment will constitute part of a behavioral score that will be included in progress reports to parents. These and other behaviors will be assessed according to the CvMS Behavioral Rubric.
Only Mastery Assignments will be used in the calculation of a student's final, numerical grade. Students who do not complete Mastery Assignments will receive a grade of incomplete. Once completed, these scores will become a factor in determining a student's final grade. Athletes will not qualify to participate in sports until all Mastery Assignments are completed.
Information on social distancing in school settings has been recently updated by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). Upon receiving information from the NCDHHS, we consulted with the Johnston County Public Health Department on the impact these updates will have on our school system. This ongoing collaboration continues to guide our decision-making as students return to classrooms for in-person instruction.
As students in grades K-5 begin returning to school, the curbside locations for free meals will now be located at each middle and high school. The curbside meal locations at our elementary schools will end on Friday, Oct. 2 and will open at the middle and high schools on Monday, Oct. 5.
The Johnston County Board of Education approved a back to school plan at a special called session on Thursday, Sept. 25.
Progress Report dates will be shared by individual schools. It is essential to activate PowerSchool Parent Portal in order to review your child’s academic progress, school attendance, and to stay informed...