Phone: 919.894.7161


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction AIG Certified

Ms. Allen

Welcome to Ms. Allen's 4th-grade class website! Let's begin this adventure together!

To my past 4th Graders: Have an amazing summer filled with lots of joy, laughter, and relaxation. I will miss you and cannot wait to see your bright, shining face in the hallway next year!

To my future 4th Graders: I am so excited to work with you and your child! It’s going to be a year full of fun, learning, and lots of adventures and I can’t wait to see what the year has in store for us! I thought you might like to know a little bit about me.


1- Bookbag

1- QUALITY pair of headphones to stay at school. These should last all year. 

1-Computer mouse

5- Marble composition notebooks (NO SPIRAL)

1- Sturdy 2-Pocket Folder 

1- Pencil Pouch/ Box

1- Ink pen 


10- Glue Sticks 

24- Ticonderoga pre-sharpened pencils  

1- Pack of crayons OR colored pencils (No more than 24 count) 

1- Pair of scissors

1- Roll of paper towels 

1- Box of tissues 

2- Clorox wipes roll  

1- Hand sanitizer 

1- Disinfectant spray

1- Ziploc bags any size

Wish List 

Colored Pens


Astrobright paper 

Expo markers

Individually wrapped candy


Extra required supplies 

Baby wipes

About Me-This is my fourteenth year teaching here at McGee’s Crossroads Elementary School. I have lived in Johnston County most of my life. I attended South Johnston High School and graduated from Lees-McRae College in 2007. I was then able to study abroad in Costa Rica and Italy, as well as work in Washington, D.C. In addition to my travels, I earned my Master's in Reading Instruction and Curriculum and Design in 2010. 

It is my mission to instill a love for learning in my students. I attempt to teach with a passion for my subjects so that my students develop a desire to become lifelong learners. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. It is so important to keep communication open between us. I look forward to a great year together!



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School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • 2023-2024 School Calendars Approved

    The Johnston County Board of Education approved the 2023-2024 Traditional Staff and Student Calendars at their March Board of Education meeting. 

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  • New Wellness Opportunity for JCPS Students, Staff, and Families

    Johnston County Public Schools is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and families. With that in mind, we are excited to announce to you our partnership with Care Solace, a mental health care coordination service.

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  • JCPS to hold Job Fair on April 15

    Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at West Johnston High School.

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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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