Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Teresa Riddle
I have a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh as well as a Masters in Education from the North Carolina State University. I am licensed in K-12 special education. I have taught from 2001-2004, took a hiatus from teaching, and returned to teaching 5 years ago. This will be my 6th year here at Polenta. Having taken Spanish in college, I am able to communicate with bilingual parents on a regular basis.
8:40-9:00: Morning Work
9:05-9:55:3rd Grade Enhancement
10:55-11:50: 4th Grade Lunch/Recess
11:50-12:20: Reading and Math Centers/Content Support
12:20-12:40: Silent Reading
12:40-1:35: 5th Grade Lunch/Recess
The Johnston County Board of Education members will hold a Retreat on Saturday, April 17 as authorized through North Carolina General Statutes. Open Session will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Facility Services Town Hall located at 601 West Market Street in Smithfield. To comply with the governor’s executive order, a limited number of seats will be available to the public. These seats will be granted on a first come, first served basis.
Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, April 21. The event will be held in a Zoom Conference format from 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with various school principals about career opportunities in each of the district’s 47 schools.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.
Johnston County Public Schools has updated its 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.