Phone: (919)262-0750 extension 6118
Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Katheryn Ricketts
I am Katheryn Ricketts. I am orginally from Western New York. I moved to North Carolina 12 years ago. I am a graduate of State Univeristy of New York at Fredonia. I earned a degree in Social Sciences. I went back to school at East Carolina University for my Teaching Certificate. This is my 10 year in Johnston County Schools. I am excited to be teaching at Swift Creek Middle and I look forward to a wonderful year.
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.