Ms. Stacie Lester

Phone: 919-989-6039


Degrees and Certifications:

1st Grade Teacher MS Literacy Education BS Elementary Education

Ms. Stacie Lester

This will be my 9th year teaching and my fifth year at Polenta!  I previously taught 4 years in New York before moving to North Carolina.  I hold my Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Long Island University/C.W. Post.  I attended Adelphi University and received my Master's Degree in Literacy Education.  I was inducted into Alpha Upsilon Alpha Honor Society (International Literacy Association).  I have attended Math Foundation Training.  As well as, training in instructional strategies to support language and literacy development for ELL students.  


  • 8:20am- First Bell 

    8:50am- Tardy Bell

    8:50-9:15am- Morning Meeting

    9:15-10:05am- Academic Block

    10:05-10:15am- Bathroom

    10:15-11:10am- Enhancements

    11:15-11:40am- Lunch

    11:45-1:30- Academic Block

    1:30-1:45- Snack/Bathroom 

    1:45-2:15- Recess

    2:30-3:15- Academic Block 

    3:!5-3:45- Dismissal Preparation 

    3:45- Dismissal 

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  • COVID-19 District Updates

    JCPS has created a COVID-19 COmmunication website. This site features all of the latest information surrounding COVID-19, including meal sites and delivery information, support opportunities, learning at home, and more.

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  • Board of Education Meeting set for April 7

    The April Johnston County Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 7. The meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. and be held in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield.

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