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Coach Thorpe

HAVE A GREAT AND SAFE SUMMER!!! 

Drink plenty of water and wear sunscreen!  Go outside and play and get dirty!

 

 

      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

     

    8:20-8:45 - Carpool

    8:55-9:45 - 3rd Grade 

    10:45-11:35 - 4th Grade

    11:40-12:10 - Lunch

    12:15-1:05 - 1st Grade

    1:15-2:05 - 2nd Grade

    2:20-3:10 - Kindergarten

    3:50-4:15 - Carpool

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School Announcements

  • Free/Reduced Lunch Applications

    As you know, all students were able to have free breakfast & Lunch this school year.  If you do not complete the lunch application for the current school year, your child will be required to purchase breakfast and lunch at the beginning of 2022-2023 school year until their application is approved.

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  • BES Holiday Lights Tour

    Come out for a Holiday Car Drive Thru with your family to see your teachers, holiday lights, music, and so much more! (Please stay in your vehicle) Thursday, December 16th 6:00-7:30pm.

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  • Red Ribbon Week

    What Is Red Ribbon Week? It is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against drugs. Show your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle through the symbol of the Red Ribbon, October 23 - 31st. The mission of the Red Ribbon Campaign is to present a unified and visible commitment towards the creation of a drug-free America.

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  • K-2 Curriculum Night

    K-2 grade parents join us for Curriculum Night on Thursday, October 21st from 5:30-7:00pm. You will get to see what your student's day entails!

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  • 3rd & 4th Grade Curriculum Night

    3rd & 4th grade parents join us for Curriculum Night on Tuesday, October 19th from 5:30-7:00pm. You will get to see what your student's day entails!

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JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS Summer Hours

    Johnston County Public Schools will be moving to summer office hours on June 13. School and district offices will operate on a four-day work week.  Offices will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursdays. The summer schedule will continue until August 11. All offices will be closed on July 4. 

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  • 2022 Summer Information Fair Dates Set

    Johnston County Public Schools is always striving to provide students and families with exemplary service. In most cases, school bus transportation is essential for many students to access a quality education. In order to meet our daily goal, it is necessary to implement change that enhances and improves our overall operation. As we prepare for the 2022-2023 school year, JCPS Transportation Services and School Nutrition will be hosting a Summer Information Fair at each high school.

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  • 2022 Growth Needs Update

    Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.

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