Mrs. MaLinda Turnage

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Mrs. MaLinda Turnage

I am  Malinda Turnage.  I was raised in rural Lee County near Sanford, North Carolina.  I  moved to the Dunn area of Harnett County at age 14.  I graduated from Dunn High School in 1985. I attended Central Carolina Community College on scholarship working toward an Early Childhood Associates Degree.  I finished my Early Childhood Associate's degree and graduated from Johnston Community College in the Spring of 1989, with high honors and was among the first Early Childhood group graduating  with  this degree.  I began working in Johnston County Schools in 1989 at South Johnston High School in the Preschool Program and remained there for 4 years.  I then directed the Wee Care Child Development Center in Benson for 6 months and received my Directors Certification through the State of North Carolina for Levels One and Two. I began as a Teacher's Assistant and Bus Driver in February of 2003 at Benson Elementary School in Benson, NC. I was a long time teacher assistant in third grade and I worked several years in the Exceptional Children's Preschool classroom.  I  soon began attending Johnston Community College again and began my working toward my  degree in Elementary Education.  Once I had completed all College Transfer credits, I tranferred to Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC.  I graduated Magna Cum Laude in December 2003 with my Bachelors in Elementary Education degree.  I did my Student Teaching program here at Meadow School in Fall of 2003, in 4th grade.  I was hired in January 2004 as a fourth grade teacher where I have experienced teaching in the areas of: Writing, Grammar, Spelling, all subjects, and lastly- my favorites; Science and Social Studies. I am very excited as my journey at Meadow continues in 6th grade this year and I will be teaching Science and Social Studies this year.  Meadow is a fantastic School.  The community based concept and strong parental cooperation and support lead to high expectations by the staff, administration, parents, and students.  We are a tight knit group and our students benefit from this unique combination. One of my favorite sayings is "It takes a whole village to raise a child." I believe that to be totally true.  Our children are a most valuable resource and their success is reliant upon all who are a part of their lives. Out School and JCPS Motto this year is "Each Child Counts, Every Moment Matters."  Lets work together to make Meadow School the very best we can be:)

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    Have a Great Summer!!!!!!

    See You Next School Year!

     

     

     

     

    Mrs. Turnage will be teaching 6th Grade Science and Social Studies this Year.  

                                                    6th Grade Daily Schedule for MaLinda Turnage

    8:00- 8:30AM- Homeroom

    8:30-9:55AM- 1st block Science

    9:55-11:20AM-  2nd Block

    11:20-11:55AM- Tribe Time

    11:55-12:25 Lunch/ Bathroom

    12:35-2:00PM- 3rd Block

    2:00-3:00PM-Planning- Students have Electives 1 and 2

    3:22-Dismissal

     

School Announcements

  • Report Card Pick Up

    If you do not have your child's report card, please stop by this week to pick it up in the front office. Thank you and have a fantastic summer!

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  • 2019 reIGNITE - Continuing the Conversation

    Are you interested in attending two days of teacher-driven and directed collaboration and learning? JCPS is kicking the year off right and offering reIGNITE at Cleveland High School on August 12 and 13, 2019.

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  • Summer Camps

    Looking for something for the kiddos to do this summer? Look no further! Johnston Community College is offering a variety of summer camps. Find out more at www.johnstoncc.edu/summercamp !

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  • End of Year Testing

    Please note that end-of-year testing dates are on our webpage calendar, as well as included in a parent letter under the "Parents" page. You may also find the letter here: May 2019

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  • Game Change

    Baseball, softball, soccer home game against Four Oaks has been moved from April 16 to May 9.

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JCPS Announcements

  • Orientation dates set for JCPS

    The orientation dates and times are set for Johnston County Public Schools for the 2019-2020 school year...

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  • Bus Forms now available

    Bus routes are currently being developed for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. If you need to sign your child up to ride the bus or have a change of an address for your child, please complete a TIMS form by July 29, 2019 to ensure your child is assigned to a bus by the first day of school...

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  • Free meals offered to students over summer months

    Johnston County Public Schools School Nutrition Services will be offering free meals during the summer months to children and teens 18 and younger through USDA Food and Nutrition Services...

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  • 2019 reIGNITE - Continuing the Conversation

    Are you interested in attending two days of teacher-driven and directed collaboration and learning? JCPS is kicking the year off right and offering reIGNITE at Cleveland High School on August 12 and 13, 2019...

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