Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors Degree 2002 Masters Degree 2006 Advanced/Specialist Degree 2007 Reading Endorsement 2006 ESL Certification 2011 JCPS AIG class completed 2016
Mrs. Kim Ellis
I am originally a Georgia peach. I grew up in Augusta, GA, home of the Masters! I received a Batchelors degree from Augusta State University in 2002, a Masters degree in 2006, and an Advanced/Specialist degree in 2007. I also have a Reading Endorsement and AIG certification in JCPS. I had the opportunity to travel abroad to Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, and South Africa. I have 18 years of teaching experience; 8 years in Georgia and 10 here in Johnston County. I have taught first grade, second grade, and fifth grade. I have been married 10 years and have two beautiful children, Morgan (15) and Luke (8).
Morning Meeting, SEL activity
Whole Group Reading (HMH)
Literacy Centers (small group), Snack Time
Daily Read Aloud/Restroom Break
Lunch (Tables 23 & 24)
AIR Time (M, W, F) / Science (Tu, Thu)
Pack Up, Dismissal
We are pleased to inform you that the preschool classroom at East Clayton Elementary School has limited space available for enrollment in the Fee For Service Program for the 19-20 school year. The Fee For Service Preschool Program is designed to provide a high-quality early childhood experience. To be eligible for this program, children must be four years old on or before August 31st.
Camp Explorer is one of two summer day camps run by the Johnston County YMCA serving children in the Clayton area. Camp Explorer is a full-day summer camp that will keep your child active and engaged all day long! Your camper will enjoy activities such as swimming, skill development, awards, weekly themes, crafts and outdoor games. Click on the heading for more information.
For the past 15 years, Johnston County Public Schools has honored our local veterans with a special Veterans Day celebration program. The 2020 celebration will be held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The online program begins at 11 a.m., and a link to the program will be posted...
Information on social distancing in school settings has been recently updated by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). Upon receiving information from the NCDHHS, we consulted with the Johnston County Public Health Department on the impact these updates will have on our school system. This ongoing collaboration continues to guide our decision-making as students return to classrooms for in-person instruction.
As students in grades K-5 begin returning to school, the curbside locations for free meals will now be located at each middle and high school. The curbside meal locations at our elementary schools will end on Friday, Oct. 2 and will open at the middle and high schools on Monday, Oct. 5.
The Johnston County Board of Education approved a back to school plan at a special called session on Thursday, Sept. 25.