Phone: 919.553.4064 ex 5988


Degrees and Certifications:

BA Chemistry from Wake Forest University MS Environmental Education from Montreat College PhD Learning & Teaching STEM from NC State University Science Teacher 6-12 Level II Advanced Educational Specialist (Sixth Year Licensure) North Carolina Certified Environmental Educator

Dr. Dorothy Holley


About Dr. Holley:

Dr. Holley was born and raised right here in North Carolina and has been teaching science for over 25 years.  She has been teaching Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Physical Science in Johnston County since 2014, and more recently has been the ChemClub advisor.

Dr. Holley earned a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Wake Forest University (go Deacs!), a Masters of Science in Environmental Education from Montreat College (the mighty Cavaliers!), and a doctorate of philosophy in STEM Education (go PACK). 

Dr. Holley enjoys being with her family, spending time outside, quilting, and doing Sudoku.  

Learning Platform: CANVAS

  • 1st Block Chemistry

    2nd Block Honors Chemistry

    4th Block Honors Chemistry


    CHEMCLUB meets the 1st Wednesday of every Month in room 430


School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • 2023-2024 School Calendars Approved

    The Johnston County Board of Education approved the 2023-2024 Traditional Staff and Student Calendars at their March Board of Education meeting. 

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  • New Wellness Opportunity for JCPS Students, Staff, and Families

    Johnston County Public Schools is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and families. With that in mind, we are excited to announce to you our partnership with Care Solace, a mental health care coordination service.

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  • JCPS to hold Job Fair on April 15

    Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at West Johnston High School.

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  • Updated School Nutrition Information for 2022-23

    We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and  meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch. 

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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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