Degrees and Certifications:
5th Grade Teacher Bachelor's of Science Interdisciplinary Studies Elementary Education K-6
Mrs. Megan Carraway
Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year! I am very excited to be a part of your child's 5th Grade Math & Science adventure! It will be a year full of learning and growing together. Get ready to take chances, make mistakes and get messy! I look forward to working with you in helping your child succeed in the 5th grade.
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." -Helen Keller
I began my teaching career in Virginia 19 years ago where I taught first grade in Roanoke, VA for four years. I then began teaching in Cloverdale, VA with Botetourt County Schools where I taught fifth grade, third grade and second grade. During the summer months I worked on math curriculum development and created questions for math benchmarks for Botetourt County. I also served on the leadership team to aide in the decision making process for the school's improvement plan. In June of 2015 I moved to Clayton, North Carolina and continued my teaching career with Johnston County Schools at Polenta Elementary. In Johnston County, I have been a part of the Math Investigations Cohorts for 2nd grade and 5th grade. I also have partnered with NC State to collect data for a math research project entitled Project AIM. Additionally, I have mentored Sophmores, Juniors and Seniors from NC State to complete their elementary education course requirements.
At the November Regular Session Board of Education meeting, the Board voted unanimously to improve safety and security in Johnston County Public Schools by implementing state-of-the-art security systems in each of the district’s schools.
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.