Phone: 919-989-6039

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Elementary Education M.S. Science Education National Board Certified AIG Certified

Mr. 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 twenty 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.

Schedule

  • Welcome to the fourth grade.

     

    Orientation is Thursday, August 19.

    The first day of school is August 23.

Puma News

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JCPS Announcements

  • Social Media Use and Non-Credible Threats

    We are sharing information regarding non-credible threats made against several of our high school campuses today via social media. It is important to our district to notify our families of anything that may cause widespread concern.

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  • JC BOE votes to require masks for all JCPS students and staff

    At their August meeting, the Johnston County Board of Education voted 4-3 to make face coverings required indoors in all Johnston County Public Schools campuses and on all buses for students, staff, and guests. This updated mask requirement is effective immediately.

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  • 2021-2022 JCPS Preschool applications now open

    The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.

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