Phone: 919-588-4300 ext. 7253


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. in Elementary Education Reading Concentration (K-12) Physical & Health Education (K-12)

Mrs. Samantha Barnes

Hi! I love being a part of the 3rd grade team at Micro Elementary! I am a product of Johnston County Public Schools. I attended Glendale-Kenly Elementary, North Johnston Middle, and North Johnston High School as a student. I graduated from East Carolina University (Go Pirates!) with a degree in Elementary Education with a K-12 Reading Concentration. I have worked in Johnston County Schools since 2004. I have previously taught Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and Physical Education throughout my 15 years as a teacher. I was also a Teacher Assistant for three years before I began teaching. I love working with children, and I cannot wait to work with your child to see what we can achieve this year!

A little bit about my family: My husband, Alan, teaches Physical Education and coaches Boys' Basketball and Boys' Track at Archer Lodge Middle School. We have a 9 year-old son, Jake, and a 2 year-old daughter, Ellie, who keep us busy, too. Jake is in 4th Grade at Micro this year!

We attend Micro First Baptist Church. We enjoy going to the beach, spending time together, watching and playing sports, and I love shopping.

I look forward to meeting each of you, and working with you this year. Please let me know if I can ever do anything for your child or your family!

  • 3rd Grade Supply List 

    -1 1-inch or 2-inch binder with clear protective cover

    -3  composition notebooks (no spiral bound)

    - 1 three-pronged 2-pocket folder

    - 1 pack of notebook paper

    - 1 Pencil Pouch

    - 1 6-Pack of glue sticks

    -2 packs of pencils

    -1 pack dry erase markers 

    -1 box of crayons 

    -1 pack markers

    -1 pair of scissors 

    -2 boxes of tissues


    Mrs. Barnes' Wish List Items

    Cleaning Wipes

    Individually Wrapped Candy

    HP 63 Ink

    Cardstock (White or Colored)

    Colored Copy Paper


    Thank you, in advance, for anything you help to purchase for our classroom!

  • 3rd Grade Schedule

    to be posted at the beginning of the school year


JCPS Announcements

  • Meal Benefit Application Deadline: Oct. 11, 2022

    The meal benefit grace period based on last year’s eligibility status will expire on Tuesday, October 11.

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  • Updated School Nutrition Information for 2022-23

    We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and  meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch. 

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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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