Mr. James Cox

Phone: 919-553-0714


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science, Education NC State University, 2008 NC TEACH, Middle Grade Social Studies, NC State, 2014

Mr. James Cox

My name is James Cox. I am currently an 8th grade Social Studies Teacher, Head Football Coach and Head Girls Track and Field Coach.  I have been teaching Social Studies for 6years, and I have been working at the school for 11 years.  I am looking forward to a great 2020-21 school year.  It may be a bit different, but we are #gatorstrong


phone: 919-553-0714

 8th Grade Schedule for week of December 7, 2020

 First Week Letter and SWAMP Clarification

 Remote Learning Guide and Expectations

 8th Grade Teachers Contact Information

 8th Grade Social Studies Syllabus

 Gator Nation

 Coach Cox's Bitmoji Classroom

 Coach Cox's Virtual Introduction



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  • Congratulations to the follow numbers for making the 2020 Girls Track and Field Team.  If you see your number below you have made the team, and practice will resume Tuesday (weather permitting).  Those who have asked about serving as manager(s) have talked to me, and need to report on Tuesday as well.  




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  • JCPS transitions to Plan B for all students

    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.

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  • High School State Assessments FAQ

    This FAQ document was created to provide responses to common or anticipated questions related to high school state assessments for first semester testing 2020-2021.

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  • JCPS to Return to Plan C

    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.

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  • High School State Assessments Update

    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.

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