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Phone: 919-989-6039


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education

Mrs. Malisa Jones

I graduated East Carolina University with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Reading.  This is my seventh year teaching and it is my sixth year at Polenta Elementary.  I have taught 3rd grade for 4 years and first grade for 2 years. I am very excited to be in first grade again this year.  I am passionate about reading and strive to instill a love of reading and learning in every child.  I am pleased to be working with your child this year and look forward to seeing them succeed in 1st grade. 

A Little About Me: 

I am married and have 3 teenage daughters. I have 2 dogs named Duke & Bandit. When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, gardening, and going to the beach. Some of my favorite things are coffee, chocolate, flowers, and children's books. 

  • 1st grade Schedule 

    8:25-8:55 - Arrival

    8:55-9:05 - Morning Meeting

    9:05-9:50 - Fundations Phonics

    9:50-11:00 Envisions Math

    11:00-11:30 - Recess

    11:35-12:00 - Lunch

    12:05-1:35 - HMH Literacy 

    1:35-2:05 - Writing

    2:10-2:55 - Enhancement

    3:00-3:15 - Heggerty

    3:15-3:45 - RIME 

    3:45 Dismissal 

  • Class Wish List

    • Clorox wipes
    • Lysol Spray
    • Small prizes for Treasure box
    • Playdough
    • Hula Hoops
    • Bubbles & Sidewalk chalk for Recess

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