Phone: 919-553-0714


Degrees and Certifications:

Middle School 6-9 Language Arts, Social Studies, and Exceptional Children Remind Code: 6thela2021

Mrs. Lisa Marie Smith

Welcome to Middle School!  I am a NC State graduate licensed in middle school language arts, social studies, and exceptional children.  


If you would like to receive timely school and class announcements, please sign-up for my class in Remind.  You can click on my Remind code below for detailed instructions on how to download the app and sign-up.

Remind Code: @6thela2021



  • Important Information for Parents:

    Parents, please fill-in the 6th Grade Student Information form so that we have current and updated contact information.


    Watch the Gator Nation video for helpful information on getting started at Archer Lodge Middle School.

    For more specific information about your child's ELA (English Language Arts) Class, please watch my Virtual Orientation Video.  Be sure to have your schedule in hand.

    Here are the virtual orientation slides that I presented in my video with some helpful links for school including the "A/B Day" enhancement schedule and the ELA syllabus


    Virtual Schedules:

    If you have Mrs. Smith for ELA 2nd or 3rd period, follow this schedule:

    8:30-9:25       Math

    9:30-10:25     Science

    10:30-11:25   ELA

    11:30-12-25   Enhancement

    12:30-1:25     Lunch

    1:30-2:25       Social Studies

    2:30-3:00       SWAMP

    If you have Mrs. Smith for ELA 5th period, follow this schedule:

    8:30-9:25       Math

    9:30-10:25     Social Studies

    10:30-11:25   ELA

    11:30-12-25   Enhancement

    12:30-1:25     Lunch

    1:30-2:25       Science

    2:30-3:00       SWAMP


    Grading Scale for Middle School:

    A  90-100

    B  80-89

    C  70-79

    D  60-69

    F  59 and below

JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS Outdoor Mask Mandate Lifted

    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.

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  • 2021-2022 JCPS Preschool applications now open

    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.

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  • JCPS releases updated graduation and prom details

    Johnston County Public Schools has updated its plan to mark senior milestones, including prom and graduation while adhering to guidance from the Johnston County Public Health Department and the CDC in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Pre-K - 5th Grade to return to Plan A on March 1

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return Pre-K - 5th grade to Plan A, four days per week, beginning on Monday, March. 1.

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