Phone: 919-989-6039

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Degrees and Certifications:

K-6 Certified AIG Certified

Mrs. Lauren McCall

I received my Elementary Education degree from Appalachian State University in 2002. This will be my 20th year teaching in the elementary school setting. I previously taught in Wake county for 10 years and in Johnston county since 2012. 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 5th year teaching STEM enhancement at Polenta. 

 

My FAVORITES!!

Favorite drink: Bai - kiwi strawberry or coconut flavors

Favorite Candy: Reese's Cups

Favorite Snack: Blue Diamond Almonds Salt-n-Vinegar flavor 

Classroom wishlist: TAPE!! - masking tape and duck tape 

Puma News

School Announcements

  • ACCESS Testing for English Language Learners

    North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.

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JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS to Utilize New Website for Bus Updates

    Our district is launching a new portion of our website to further communicate bus delays and replacements with our families. We encourage those who have a student who utilizes our transportation to get to or from school to visit www.johnston.k12.nc.us/busdelays for updates on our school bus routes beginning Tuesday, January 18.

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  • ACCESS testing for English Language Learners

    North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.

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  • Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance

    Our district is continuing to follow the guidance and recommendations from the Johnston County Public Health Department, the CDC, and the Strong Schools NC Toolkit, and we will now adhere to a 5 day quarantine period for students or staff members who tests positive for COVID-19. This is a change from the previous 10 day quarantine time.

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  • JCPS offering Test to Stay Program

    Johnston County Public Schools is participating in the Test to Stay Program, a voluntary study with Duke University and the ABC Collaborative. Due to that participation our students now have more options if they are deemed a close contact to a positive COVID-19 case while at school.

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  • JC Board of Education approves 2022 JCPS salary schedule

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the 2022 Johnston County Public Schools salary schedule at their regularly scheduled Dec. 14 meeting.

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