Degrees and Certifications:
Miss Tara Strickland
I received my Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from North Carolina Wesleyan College. I graduated from NC Wesleyan College in 2010.I started teaching at Glendale-Kenly Elementary in 2011. I have enjoyed being here and I love the school. I love sports and my favorite team is the North Carolina Tarheels. During high school, I played basketball and softball. While I was at Wesleyan I played softball.
Reading at least 20 minutes each day will help your child grow so much in reading.
5 composition notebooks (marble front), 2 three subject notebooks, 3 two-pocket folders, 1 package of wide-ruled notebook paper, 6-24 count package of pencils, 1 pack of pencil top erasers, 2 boxes of colored pencils, 1 box of washable markers, 3 glue sticks, 1 zippered pencil pouch, 1 pair of student scissors, 1 highlighter, 2 packages of dry erase markers (for student use), 2 pair of earbuds or headphones (they will stay at school and they will have an extra pair when one breaks).
Classrooms wish list: Kleenex, disinfecting wipes, pencils, Smarties, Skittles, M&M’s, mini candy bars, blow pops, fruit snacks, freeze pops, paper towels, gallon, sandwich and snack size Ziploc bags
****Please purchase a clear view 1 (one) inch binder for a classroom scrapbook that we will work on monthly. It’s a writing activity that will include pictures of your child and the class taken throughout the school year. This keepsake for your child will be given to your child at the end of the school year.****
Our daily schedule:
8:20-8:50 Morning Work
8:50-9:20 Morning Meeting
3:30-3:40 Pack up/dismissal
Websites that can be used for the summer for extra practice:
Go to the schools website and click on students, then online connections, there you will see Lexia Core5 reading. The students can use Lexia through out the summer to work on reading.
At this time, all traditional high school graduations are still planned for May 29. Graduation ceremonies for Johnston County Early College Academy and Johnston County Career and Technical Leadership Academy will now take place on May 16th, rather than the original date of May 15th.
The April Johnston County Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 7. The virtual meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m and will be conducted via Zoom To Comply With Social Distancing Orders. Members of the public make access the meeting via livestream.