Mrs. Michelle Byrd



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Mrs. Michelle Byrd

Welcome to my school webpage!  My name is Michelle Byrd. I am from Johnston County. My husband and I have two children.  I have been teaching in Johnston County for 22 years. This will be my sixth year working at Benson Elementary.  I will be teaching first grade during the 2019-20 school year. I look forward to seeing the amazing growth my new students are able to make in one year.


  • Mrs. Byrd's Daily Schedule

    8:50 - 9:00        Morning Meeting

    9:00 - 9:45        Whole Group Reading

    9:45 - 10:45      Small Group Reading / Literacy centers

    10:50 - 11:45     Enhancement

    11:50 - 12:25     FUNdations

    12:25 - 12:50     Lunch

    1:00 - 1:45         Writer's Workshop

    1:45 - 2:15         Recess       

    2:15 - 2:30         Snack

    2:30 - 3:40         Math         

    3:45 - 4:00         Pack Up / Dismissal


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JCPS Announcements

  • JCEF Adult Spelling Bee set for Oct. 29

    The Johnston County Education Foundation Adult Spelling Bee will be held on Oct. 29 at Smithfield-Selma High School. Check in for the spelling bee begins at 5:30 PM and the event begins at 6:00 PM...

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  • Johnston County Public Schools sets make-up days

    Johnston County Public Schools has set the dates needed to make up the two missed school days from Hurricane Dorian. The following days have been designated as make-up days for the Sept. 5-6...

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  • 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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