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Welcome to Kindergarten!
I am excited to begin the new school year at Micro Elementary. I look forward to seeing some familiar faces and meeting new ones.
I am a Johnston County native and grew up in Pine Level. I graduated from North Johnston High School in 1991 and then attended East Carolina University, graduating in 1995 with a degree in Elementary Education. I received my Master's Degree in 2007 in Reading Education from ECU. I began my teaching career in Clayton, NC where I taught first grade for four years. I transferred to Selma Elementary where I taught kindergarten, first, second, and third grade. I taught there for 17 years. I am now teaching kindergarten at Micro Elementary and I love this school!!
I have two children of my own who bring me more joy than you can know. My daughter, Kailey attends NCSU and my son, Wilson attends JCC.
Teaching your child is a tremendous responsibility and I will do my best to ensure that each student has a safe and motivating learning experience in this upcoming year. However I cannot do this without the help of you, the parents. We are partners in the learning process.
I believe that parent-teacher relationships are necessary for maximum school success. Throughout the year I will communicate through Class Dojo, text, my website, notes, telephone calls, emails, report cards and parent teacher conferences. I encourage you to contact me if you have any questions or concerns at any time.
Yearbooks are now on sale through March 1st. You can order online at www.strawbridge.net. The access code can be found on our school dojo. If you need the code, please reach out to your child's teacher or call the front office at school. Checks and cash are also accepted. Make payable to Strawbridge Studios Inc.
North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.
The Johnston County Board of Education is now accepting applications for the Johnston County Community College Board of Trustee position. The deadline to apply for the vacancy is Friday, February 17, 2023.
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.