Degrees and Certifications:
K-6 Certified AIG Certified
Mrs. Lauren McCall
I received my Elementary Education degree from Appalachian State University in 2002. I have been teaching in the elementary school setting for 19 years. I taught in Wake county for 10 years and Johnston county for 8 years. I have my Academically and Intellectually Gifted certification. I have also taught all grades Kindergarden through Third grade and have been an academic specialist serving students K-2. This is my 4th year at Polenta teaching STEM enhancement.
Favorite drink: Bai - blueberry acai or coconut flavors
Favorite Candy: Reese's Cups
Favorite Snack: Blue Diamond Almonds Salt-n-Vinegar flavor Or Habenero BBQ flavor
Classroom wishlist: TAPE!! - masking tape and duck tape
A special called session of Johnston County Board of Education has been called for Monday, March 1, at 3:00 p.m. in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield. To comply with the Governor’s Executive Order, only the board members will be allowed in the boardroom. However, the open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via livestream.
Now more than ever, we are aware of the many different needs of our students and families. As we begin planning for the 2021-22 school year, we are seeking feedback from parents to gauge interest in establishing a Johnston County Public Schools Virtual Academy, as an alternative to the face-to-face instruction environment for students. We are asking for your input by completing an online interest survey.
Johnston County Public Schools has developed a detailed plan to mark senior milestones, including prom and graduation, while adhering to guidance from the Johnston County Public Health Department and the CDC in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Online Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is Feb. 15-March 5. Full details are available on the Kindergarten Registration website.