Phone: 919-989-6039 ext. 3967


Degrees and Certifications:

M.Ed. K-12 Reading: New Literacies and Global Learning Bachelor of Science Curriculum & Instruction Middle Grades Language Arts and Social Studies AIG Certified

Mrs. Melissa Byrd


Hey, I'm Mrs. Byrd! Born and raised in New York City, I came to North Carolina to be a part of the Wolfpack- GO PACK! I fell in love with the Tarheel state and my new home here. This is my eigth year in the classroom, and I am confident that the 2021-2022 school year will be excellent! I look forward to an exciting new year with our students, parents and POES staff!

  • Welcome Back!

    I can't wait to meet you!

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    8:55 - 9:05 Morning Meeting 
    9:05 - 9:15 HMH Know. & Vocab 
    9:15 - 10:45 Read Workshop (WG & SG) 
    10:45 - 10:55 Communication/Foundational skills
    10:55 - 11:25 RIME 
    11:25 - 12:00 Writing Workshop 
    12:05 - 12:50 Enhancement 
    12:55 - 1:25 Recess 
    1:25 - 1:50 Lunch 
    1:55 - 3:05 Envisions 
    3:05 - 3:45 Science / Social Studies




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  • Class of 2022 Graduation Dates

    Johnston County Public Schools is pleased to announce graduation ceremony dates for our traditional high schools for the 2021-2022 school year. For questions regarding a specific ceremony, please contact the specific school.

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  • 2022 Growth Needs Update

    Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.

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  • JCPS to Utilize New Website for Bus Updates

    Our district is launching a new portion of our website to further communicate bus delays and replacements with our families. We encourage those who have a student who utilizes our transportation to get to or from school to visit for updates on our school bus routes beginning Tuesday, January 18.

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  • JC Board of Education approves 2022 JCPS salary schedule

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the 2022 Johnston County Public Schools salary schedule at their regularly scheduled Dec. 14 meeting.

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