Mrs. Gainey

Phone: 919-588-4300


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Mrs. Gainey

Hi! My name is Tara Gainey and I am excited to welcome you and your child to my third grade classroom this school year. This is my tenth year in education and my fifth year here in Johnston County at Micro Elementary. I am so happy to be a part of the third grade team and Micro Elementary family. I can't wait to see what the 2020-2021 school year has in store for us!



    Daily Schedule

    8:25-8:55 - Arrival 

    8:55-9:15 - Morning Meeting

    9:15-10:30 - Math

    10:30-11:00 - Fundations

    11:00-11:30 - Lunch

      11:30-1:45 - Reading with Science and Social Studies  

    1:45-2:30 - Enhancement 

    2:30-3:00 - ELA RIME

    3:00-3:30 - Math RIME

    3:30-3:55 - Recess

    3:55 - Dismissal 




School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS transitions to Plan B for all students

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return all Pre-K and EC-Self Contained students to Plan B, four days per week, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 19. These students will participate in face-to-face instruction on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Wednesday serving as a remote learning day. All other students in grades K-12 will remain on Plan C until Monday, Feb. 1.

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  • High School State Assessments FAQ

    This FAQ document was created to provide responses to common or anticipated questions related to high school state assessments for first semester testing 2020-2021.

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  • Innovative Middle School and Program Information

    Fifth grade Students and Parents, are you looking for an innovative middle school or an innovative middle school program? Innovation Academy at South Campus and AVID could offer what you are looking for.

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  • JCPS to Return to Plan C

    Due to Johnston County being designated a “red” county by the NCDHHS, as well as increased quarantines and COVID cases in the school district as reflected on our dashboard, the Johnston County Board of Education voted to have ALL students, including Pre-K and EC self contained, return to remote learning under Plan C, beginning Monday, December 14 through Friday, January 15. Unless the remote learning period is extended beyond January 15th, students will return to the plan that they chose on the Second Semester Choice form on Tuesday, January 19.

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  • High School State Assessments Update

    On December 8th 2020, the Johnston County School Board of Education voted to return to Plan C (Remote Learning), we would like to provide an update to parents and guardians of options to complete state-mandated End-of-Course (EOC) and Career/Technical Education Post Assessment testing.

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