Mrs. Idesha McDougald

Phone: (919) 894-3889 ext. 1416


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Criminal Justice Special Education General Curriculum

Mrs. Idesha McDougald

My name is Idesha McDougald, and I am so excited to be your teacher this year. I am in the Special Education department and I serve an EC Teacher at Benson Middle School. We are going to have a FUN and EXCITING year, and of course we will LEARN a lot. I really look forward to working with my students and their parents to accomplish academic success. Again, I would like to welcome you to Benson Middle where our focus is "whatever it takes". Go Phantoms!!!  


***Academic Instructional Update***

  • My online office hours to assisit parents and students will be:


    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


    *****We will be using Google Classroom for digital learning. Students are familiar with Google Classroom and how to complete and turn in assignments. 


    ***Students will be emailed an invitation to join my Google Classrooms. If students have any issues with joining  Google Classroom, please send me an email. 


     " Today starts WEEK 2 of reviewing online. Please make sure that your child is checking Google Classroom and their school email daily. Check the school website for more information. Let me know if you need anything. Thanks."



    ****If you need to check out a Chromebook, Benson Middle will have another opportunity for students to check out a Chromebook or pick up supplemental materials this Thursday, April 2nd, from 12:00 - 4:00 pm. 

    • Parents remember to visit the BMS website for details and updates during the school closure, etc..
    • Parents follow Benson Middle School on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. 
  • English Chromebook User Agreement

    Spanish Chromebook User Agreement



                                                                                                                       Daily Schedule

7:50 - 8:20 Breakfast

8:20 - 8:25 Homeroom

8:25 - 9:30 Block 1 

9:32 - 10:37 Block 2 

10:39 - 11:44 Block 3

11:47- 1:08 Lunch/Enrichment/Remediation

1:11 - 2:16 Block 4

2:18 - 3:23 Block 5

3:23 - 3:30 Prepare for dismissal






JCPS Announcements

  • Graduation Ceremony Information

    At this time, all traditional high school graduations are still planned for May 29. Graduation ceremonies for Johnston County Early College Academy and Johnston County Career and Technical Leadership Academy will now take place on May 16th, rather than the original date of May 15th.

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  • COVID-19 District Updates

    JCPS has created a COVID-19 COmmunication website. This site features all of the latest information surrounding COVID-19, including meal sites and delivery information, support opportunities, learning at home, and more.

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  • Board of Education Meeting set for April 7

    The April Johnston County Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 7. The virtual meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m and will be conducted via Zoom To Comply With Social Distancing Orders. Members of the public make access the meeting via livestream.

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