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Third Grade Teacher

Miss Jennifer Schenker

Welcome to 1st Grade!   I hope you have had a fun and restful summer.  Here is a little bit of information about me.  I have been teaching for twenty-four years, all in Johnston County School.  I taught Second Grade  at Selma Elementary and then transferred to Polenta Elementary to be closer to home.  I have previously taught Second Grade and Third Grade here at Polenta. I am excited about being in First Grade this year!  I hope your child is ready to  learn, work hard, and succeed!  I look forward to a great year!




               Daily Schedule                                                                               

    8:55 - 9:10 Morning Meeting 
    9:10 - 10:40 Math
    10:40- 11:10 Recess
    11:10 - 11:40 Lunch
    11:45 - 12:25 Fundations and Heggerty
    12:25 - 12:55 RIME 
    12:55 - 1:40 Enhancements
    1:40 - 2:50  ELA  Reading
    2:50 - 3:15 Writing
    3:15 -3:55 Science or Social Studies


     Enhancement Schedule


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Puma News

School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • Meal Benefit Application Deadline: Oct. 11, 2022

    The meal benefit grace period based on last year’s eligibility status will expire on Tuesday, October 11.

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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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