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Mrs. Leann Cook

I am originally from Connecticut and I moved down to North Carolina to go to college.  I went to Barton College in Wilson, NC for 4 years.  I lived in Wilson for a while before I got the job here at Benson Elementary.  My family and I then moved to Clayton and then Four Oaks.  I have two boys: Mikey is 10 and is in 5th grade this year, and Aidan who is 6 is in 1st grade.    

I love to teach!  It has been my passion since I was in elementary school.  I used to take my teacher's extra worksheets and play school at home!  The 2021-2022 school year will be my 14th year teaching and my 10th at Benson Elementary.  

 

Favorites

Color: Purple

Food: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Drink: Dunkin Donuts coffee

Sport: Football

Team: New England Patriots

Hobbies: Stargazing and gardening

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  • Social Media Use and Non-Credible Threats

    We are sharing information regarding non-credible threats made against several of our high school campuses today via social media. It is important to our district to notify our families of anything that may cause widespread concern.

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  • JC BOE votes to require masks for all JCPS students and staff

    At their August meeting, the Johnston County Board of Education voted 4-3 to make face coverings required indoors in all Johnston County Public Schools campuses and on all buses for students, staff, and guests. This updated mask requirement is effective immediately.

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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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