Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Dana Coleman
I have been teaching at Dixon Road since the school opened in 2006. I have taught third, fourth, and fifth grades over the past 23 years. Currently, I teach 5th grade...all subjects.
We will be using class dojo for behavior communication this year. If you don't already have an account, please visit the class dojo site and create and account. You will be given a parent code during orientation. You will need that code to link to your child's progress. Students will have the opportunity to earn rewards for the points that they earn throughout the school year.
ClasslinkStudents will be using classlink this year. Please see the attached sheet for login information.
Classlink Quick Guide for Students5th Grade Supply List 2022-2023
Dates to remember:
loose leaf paper
(4) black Expo markers
(2) 2 pocket folders
(4) wide ruled spiral notebooks
(1) box of tissues
(2) headphones/earbuds (necessary for Lexia and Dreambox)
**Some materials may need to be replenished during the school year**
Please do not purchase:
markers (NO SHARPIES)
(School Policy: NO rolling book bags are allowed. Please choose one that has 2 shoulder straps.)
Treasure box items
- Zip-Loc Bags
*Daily activities posted in Google Classroom can be completed at a time you choose each day.
Kids Heart Challenge
Congratulations Dragonflies on a job well done with the Kids Heart Challenge this year!! Our school raised over $8,600 for the American Heart Association. Please make sure that all donations are complete and turned in to Coach Bullock NO LATER THAN Wednesday, March 8th. Thank you again for being a "heart hero" and helping others.
Summer Camp Opportunity
The SECU Summer Camp Awards Program is back! SECU plans to provide FAT CAT youth members, ages 12 and under along with Zard youth members, ages 13-19, with scholarships for summer camp registration and associated fees.
ACCESS testing for students receiving ESL services begins January 23, 2023, and runs through March 10, 2023.
Winter Break Begins 12/15 (Early Release)
May this beautiful holiday season fill your heart with love, your home with joy, and your life with laughter. Happy holidays! Wishing you and your family love, peace, and happiness! We look forward to welcoming students back on campus on January 3, 2023.
Trades and Classified Job Fair 2023
Johnston County Public Schools will hold it's annual Trades & Classified Job Fair on Saturday, June 24. The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Smithfield-Selma High School, 700 M Durwood Stephenson Pkwy, Smithfield, NC 27577.
Class of 2023 Graduation Dates
Johnston County Public Schools is pleased to announce graduation ceremony dates for our traditional high schools for the 2022-2023 school year. For questions regarding a specific ceremony, please contact the specific school.
Public Notice: Johnston Community College Board of Trustee Vacancy
The Johnston County Board of Education is now accepting applications for the Johnston County Community College Board of Trustee position. The deadline to apply for the vacancy is Friday, June 23, 2023.
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.
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.