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 first 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 first 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

    9:15-9:45 - Fundations

    9:45-10:55 - Reading

    10:55-11:40 - Enhancement

      11:40-12:15 - Reading 

    12:15-12:45 - Lunch

    12:45-1:15 - Recess

    1:00-2:15 - Math

    1:15-1:45 - Reading 

    1:45-2:15 - ELA RIME

    2:15-3:30 - Math 

    3:30-3:55 - Math RIME

    3:55 - Dismissal 




School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • Board of Education Meeting set for July 14

    The Johnston County Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 14, at 4p.m. in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield. To comply with the Governor’s Executive Order, only the board members will be allowed in the boardroom. However, the open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via the livestream available online at

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  • High School Graduation Ceremony Update

    Based on guidance from the Johnston County Health Department and taking into consideration the growing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county in recent weeks, the original plan to host “modified” traditional graduation ceremonies will not be possible....

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  • JCPS delays summer athletic workouts until further notice

    THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2020
    After careful review of the current trends regarding COVID-19, Johnston County Public Schools will delay voluntary workouts for high school fall sports athletic teams until at least July 20...

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  • JCPS considering three reopening scenarios for 2020-2021 school year

    Johnston County Public Schools has begun planning three possible reopening plans for the 2020-2021 school year in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Based upon recently released documents provided to all school districts...

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