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My family and I moved down in 2004 from Western NY. Over the course of 12 years I have taught 4th grade, 6th grade science, 8th grade science and Earth and Environmental Science. I truly enjoy what I do and try to bring all my experiences to the classroom.
A little background on myself, I served in the USMC for 4 years as a recon scout then served 4 more years in the Army Reserves as the Chaplin’s bodyguard. During that time I received by bachelor’s degree in education with a minor in science. I then continued on with my education receiving my masters in science education. Along with teaching I own my own business where I breed venomous snakes for venom research labs, raise alligators and crocks for use in teaching law enforcement and vets how to deal with dangerous and venomous animals, certified animal cruelty investigator, graduated the police academy in 2013, and at times do local contract security for the Federal Govt.
The Ship's Log of Events
A special called session of Johnston County Board of Education has been called for Thursday, July 29 at 5:00 p.m. in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield. The open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via the livestream available online.
The deadline is quickly approaching for Johnston County Public Schools families who need transportation for their students during the 2021-2022 school year. Students who will be attending Early College or Career Technical Leadership Academy, which will begin on August 2nd, have until July 22nd to request transportation. Students who will begin school on August 23rd have until August 2nd to request transportation. This date is for all other JCPS Schools on the traditional school calendar.
While face masks are still required in all of our indoor facilities, students, staff, and guests of our campuses are no longer required to wear a face covering when outdoors. Students and staff may continue to wear masks when participating in recess or outdoor activities if they choose to do so.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.