Phone: (919) 989-6039


Degrees and Certifications:

Elementary Education K-6

Ms. Laura Miller

Hello my name is Laura Miller and I am a Kindergarten teacher at Polenta Elementary School. I was born and raised in Garner, North Carolina. I then attended UNCW and graduated in 2015 with my Bachelors degree in Elementary Education. This year will be my eighth year as a teacher and also my eighth year at Polenta. I have taught four years in second grade and three years in Kindergarten. I love working with the younger ages and creating that strong foundation and love for learning. I value strong classroom community and promote kindness among our classmates. 



School Wide Events



  • Kindergarten
    8:55 - 9:10 Morning Meeting 15 min
    9:10 - 10:25 Envisions 75 min
    10:25 - 10:40 Recess 15 min
    10:40- 11:10 LUNCH 30 min
    11:10 - 12:20 Reading 70 min
    12:20 - 1:20 Fundations/Heggerty 60 min
    1:25 - 1:40 Recess 15 min
    1:40 - 2:10 Writer's Workshop 30 min
    2:10 - 2:45 RIME 35 min
    2:45 - 3:30 Enhancements 45 min
    3:30- 3:55 Science 25 min

Puma News

School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • 2023-2024 School Calendars Approved

    The Johnston County Board of Education approved the 2023-2024 Traditional Staff and Student Calendars at their March Board of Education meeting. 

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  • New Wellness Opportunity for JCPS Students, Staff, and Families

    Johnston County Public Schools is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and families. With that in mind, we are excited to announce to you our partnership with Care Solace, a mental health care coordination service.

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  • JCPS to hold Job Fair on April 15

    Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at West Johnston High School.

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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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