Degrees and Certifications:
My name is Anthony Thorpe and I have been teaching in Johnston County for the last 11 years. I spent 6 years at Polenta Elementary and transferred to Benson Elementary in January 2015. I've lived in several different places growing up including Indianapolis IN, Savannah GA, Morehead KY, Smyrna DE, and most recently Garner NC.
I graduated from Morehead State University with my Bachelors in Health and Physical Education. I am certified to teach grades K-12 and am also certified in CPR.
BES Physical Education Schedule
9:10-10:05 - 2nd Grade
10:20-11:15 - 1st Grade
11:15-11:40 - Lunch
11:45-12:10 - Collins-Mills
12:20-1:15 - 3rd Grade
1:30-2:25 - Kindergarten
2:50-3:45 - 4th Grade
3:50-4:15 - Carpool
October 5, 2020
October 8, 2020
October 12, 2020
October 19, 2020
October 26, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Grades Plan A
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Beginning Tuesday, September 8, JCPS will operate its curbside meal service at only its elementary school sites. Students in all grade levels can receive a meal from any of the 23 elementary school sites at no cost...
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