Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Melissa Hoard
Welcome to Ms. Hoard's webpage for 7th Grade Social Studies.
A little bit about me
I grew up in the Garner area and graduated from Garner High (GMHS, at the time). I went to UNC for undergrad and earned by Bachelor of Arts in Geography, with minors in History and Sustainability Studies. After undergrad, I attended NCSU and earned my Master of Arts in Teaching. I am certified to teach Middle Grades and High School Social Studies. I have a passion for history, world cultures, and the impacts humans have on their environment. I also have a passion for travel. So far, I have had the privilege of traveling abroad to New Zealand, France, and (most recently) Italy and Greece.
This school year, information regarding the current week as well as upcoming due dates, notes, Quizlets, and other useful resources can be found on Google Classroom.
Students can access Google Classroom by:
- Visting https://classroom.google.com
- Clicking the + near the top right corner.
- Clicking "Join class"
- Entering your class's access code (your class code is on the class information sheet from the first day of school)
Parents can gain access to posts and information from Google Classroom by linking to their student. You will receive emails of everything that is posted to the Classroom.
- Make sure your student has joined our Google Classroom.
- Email me from the email address you wish to link to your student. Tell me who your student is :)
- Accept the invitation (will be emailed once I've gone in and added you). Select whether you wish to receive emails daily or weekly.
More information about Classroom Email Summaries
Use this link to join our class on Remind and get reminders directly to your phone (for parents and students!).
If you have any questions at any time, please feel free to email or call me.
7th Grade Bell Schedule
8:05 – 8:38
AP (Acceleration Period)
8:40 – 9:44
1st Block Social Studies
9:47 - 11:17
2nd Block: Planning Period
11:20 - 12:58
3rd Block Social Studies (& lunch)
1:00 - 2:03
4th Block Social Studies
2:05 - 3:10
5th Block Social Studies
Tutoring - Monday afternoons
Johnston County Public Schools has developed a detailed 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.
The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return all Pre-K and EC-Self Contained students to Plan B, four days per week, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 19. These students will participate in face-to-face instruction on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Wednesday serving as a remote learning day. All other students in grades K-12 will remain on Plan C until Monday, Feb. 1.
Every JCPS parent was to fill ou the Second Semester Choice form to choose either the Virtual Program OR face-to-face instruction for each of their students by Monday, Nov. 30. If you were unable to fill out the form by Nov. 30 please contact your child's school for assistance. The form was to be filled out for ALL students in grades PreK-12.