Mr. John Dodson



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Mr. John Dodson

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 sixteen years. In 2002, I completed my National Board certification. In 2009, I graduated from East Carolina University with a Master's degree in Science Education.


  • 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM  Planning

    09:30 AM - 10:20 AM  3rd Grade

    10:30 AM - 11:20 AM  1st Grade

    11:20 AM - 11:50 AM  Lunch

    11:50 AM - 12:40 PM  2nd Grade

    12:45 PM - 01:35 PM  5th Grade

    01:50 PM - 02:40 PM  Kindergarten

    02:40 PM - 03:30 PM  4th Grade

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  • Create your PowerSchool Parent Portal account

    PowerSchool Parent Portal is more powerful than ever before. Now with Parent Portal parents can begin the registration process, check their child’s grades, update emergency information, and keep up with the teacher’s classroom lessons and assignments from their smartphone or computer...

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  • Board approves 2019-2020 calendar

    The traditional calendar timeline for the school year 2019-2020 has been approved by the Johnston County Board of Education. The first day of school is set for Aug. 26, 2019 and the last day of school is set for May 29, 2020.

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  • JCPS Innovation Expo set for May 31

    Students and teachers from across the district will be showcasing their latest work at a special Innovation Expo on May 31. Individuals interested in participating in this event should submit a proposal online by May 1...

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  • JCPS Job Fair Set for April 13

    Johnston County Public Schools will be holding a teacher job fair on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. ...

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