Mr. Dodson

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Mr. Dodson

Welcome to the 4th Grade!

Our class will be learning as we explore different mysteries throughout the year.

  • Who really invented the light bulb?
  • What happened to the Lost Colony?
  • Where did Blackbeard bury his treasure?
  • When was Pepsi created?
  • Why do owls hunt at night?

About the Teacher

  • I graduated from the University of Indianapolis with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. I taught at West Clayton Elementary for four years. I then moved to Polenta Elementary when it opened, where I have taught for eighteen years. Most of that time, I taught 4th grade. In 2002, I completed my National Board certification. In 2009, I graduated from East Carolina University with a Master's degree in Science Education.

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  • Benson Informational Session July 23

    An informational session for Benson Area Schools is planned for Tuesday, July 23. The session will be held at the Benson Conference Center on 303 East Church Street in Benson from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

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  • Bus Forms now available

    Bus routes are currently being developed for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. If you need to sign your child up to ride the bus or have a change of an address for your child, please complete a TIMS form by July 29, 2019 to ensure your child is assigned to a bus by the first day of school...

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  • Free meals offered to students over summer months

    Johnston County Public Schools School Nutrition Services will be offering free meals during the summer months to children and teens 18 and younger through USDA Food and Nutrition Services...

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  • 2019 reIGNITE - Continuing the Conversation

    Are you interested in attending two days of teacher-driven and directed collaboration and learning? JCPS is kicking the year off right and offering reIGNITE at Cleveland High School on August 12 and 13, 2019...

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