Mrs. Julie Collins



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Mrs. Julie Collins

Welcome to first grade! I have taught students in Cumberland, Wake, and Johnston County for almost 20 years. By far, Johnston County is my favorite! I am a graduate of UNC at Pembroke and received my Masters degree from Grand Canyon University. My husband and I have two children and live in Benson. 


  • First Grade Schedule


    8:50-9:00 - Morning Meeting


    9:00-9:45 - Reading Whole Group 


    9:45-10:45 - Reading Small Groups 


    10:50-11:45 - Enhancements


    11:45 - 12:25 - FUNdations


    12:25 - 12:55 - Lunch


    1:00-1:45 -  Writer’s Workshop 


    1:45-2:15 - Recess


    2:15-3:35 - Math

  • September News



    • Update your parent volunteer status on the JCPS website. School volunteers must be approved each year.
    • Please be mindful of checking your child out from school early or arriving late to school. Students should have a doctor or dentist appt. to arrive late or leave early. Too many tardies or check-outs will not allow your child to qualify for perfect attendance. 
    • Send a small (one item) snack and water bottle (or light color drink- no red, blue, or purple) to school each day. We will have approximately 5 minutes to have a quick snack in the mornings.
    • Sign your child’s agenda each night. Your child will have a green smiley face if they have followed class and school rules. A yellow “straight” face if s/he has had difficulty following class rules. If on red, there will be a note from your child explaining what happened during the day.
    • Homework for September will be sent home on Sept. 9. Just skip the math part for the days before then. 


    Upcoming Events/Dates to Remember…

    • Friday, Sept. 20- Progress Reports go home
    • Friday, Sept. 27- No school for students- teacher workday

JCPS Announcements

  • 2019-2020 graduation dates released

    Johnston County Public Schools will begin graduation season with two ceremonies on Friday, May 15, followed by eight traditional high school ceremonies on Friday, May 29.

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  • Here Comes the Bus coming Fall 2019

    Johnston County Public Schools will begin using Here Comes the Bus in the 2019-2020 school year! Here Comes the Bus is a school bus tracking app that gives parents real-time bus location information and alerts to get students to the bus stop on time. The app is expected to roll out by the first day of school, August 26...

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  • New deadline in JCEF grant process

    The Johnston County Education Foundation has changed its grant process from a three cycle a year process, to a once a year process. The grant deadline will now be November 15th each year and Grant Patrol will be held on the first Wednesday of December.

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  • Free and Reduced Meal Applications

    Free and Reduced meal applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available online. A new application must be completed each school year...

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