Phone: 919-284-3374 ext 3838
Degrees and Certifications:
BS in Middle Grades 6-9 (Language Arts/Social Studies) from East Carolina University AIG Certified K-12
Mrs. Chan Hales- 7th Grade Language Arts
School Year 2019-2020
I have worked at North Johnston Middle School for 22 years and I taught my first year at Four Oaks Middle. I graduated from North Johnston High School in 1989 and East Carolina University in 1993 with a degree in Middle Grades Education ( Language Arts & Social Studies). I taught 8th grade for my entire career except for last year I moved to 7th-grade language arts. I have been married to my high school sweetheart,Tooie, for 21 years and we have 3 children -Holden -Junior at East Carolina, Gabby- 11th grader at North Johnston and Wyatt 8th grader at NJMS.
Academy of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing to be held at NJHS next school year for rising 9th graders
In Fall of 2020, North Johnston HIgh School will start an Academy of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing for Freshmen. Interested NJMS 8th Grade students and parents can follow link: www.johnston.k12.nc.us/domain/9741 to learn more about academy and apply. Acceptance into academy is for freshmen only in NJHS attendance area. Application window has opened and will close April 15.
The 8th Grade Dance will be held on Friday, March 20th from 6:00-9:00 PM in the cafetorium. More details will be provided to 8th grade students on Wednesday, January 29th during JAG time at a grade level meeting with administration and 8th grade teachers. A letter will be sent home with all students on Wednesday, January 29th. A parent meeting will be held for all families who are interested in assisting with the dance on Tuesday, February 4th in the media center at 6:00 pm.
NC Check-Ins are interim assessments developed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) that are aligned to North Carolina grade-level content standards (for reading and mathematics) and North Carolina Essential Standards (for Science). More information is available inside.