Ms. Kristy McGovern



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Ms. Kristy McGovern

Hello my name is Kristy McGovern.  I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education.  I have been teaching elementary education for 13 years.  I have been at Polenta Elementary for 8 years, where I have taught 1st and 2nd grade.  I taught 1st grade for five years and this upcoming year will be my third year in 2nd grade. 

My favorite drink is Propel Water. I love Peach or the new Vitamin Boost Propel Apple Pear flavor.

My favorite snack is dried fruit or turkey jerkey. I love dried bananas and  turkey jerky.

My classroom wish list includes: Permanent Markers (skinny), Sheet Protectors, Card Stock (any color).


  • Ms. McGovern

    2nd grade



    8:20 to 8:50- Morning work

    8:50 to 9:10- Morning Meeting

    9:15 to 10:15 Math

    10:20 to 11:00- Writing

    11:10 to 11:40- Lunch

    11:45 to 12:45- Small Group

    12:45 to 1:45-Whole Group

    1:45 to 2:10-Science

    2:10 to 2:35- Recess

    2:40 to 3:35- Enhancements

    3:45- Dismissal


    Ms. McGovern

    2nd grade



    Early Release Schedule


    8:20 to 8:50- Morning work

    8:50 to 9:15- Morning Meeting

    9:15to 10:15- Math

    10:15 to 10:50- Writing

    10:50 to 11:10- Lunch

    11:15 to 12:15- Small Group

    12:15 to 1:15- Whole Group

    1:15 to 1:30- Science


    1:45- Dismissal

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    At this time, all traditional high school graduations are still planned for May 29. Graduation ceremonies for Johnston County Early College Academy and Johnston County Career and Technical Leadership Academy will now take place on May 16th, rather than the original date of May 15th.

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    The April Johnston County Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 7. The virtual meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m and will be conducted via Zoom To Comply With Social Distancing Orders. Members of the public make access the meeting via livestream.

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