Miss Kristi Thornton

Phone: (919) 936-0755 ext. 4360


Degrees and Certifications:

Graduate of East Carolina University K-6 Education Certification

Miss Kristi Thornton

Hello! My name is Kristi Thornton and this is my 13th year of teaching. I am starting my 9th year teaching first grade and in between those 9 years I taught 3rd grade for 4 years. I look forward to another great year at Princeton Elementary School!

  • Our Class Schedule

    8:00 - 9:10        Math Instruction

    9:10 - 11:30      ELA Whole Group and Small Group  

                                     (Snack will be around 10:15)

    11:30 - 12:00    Writing

    12:15 - 12:35    Lunch

    12:35 - 1:05      WAG (Work and Grow) Time

    1:10 - 2:00        Enhancements

                                     (See monthly calendar for the enhancement of the day)

    2:00 - 2:15        Daily Wrap Up/Extension of Today's Instruction

    2:15 - 2:45        Recess 

    2:45 - 3:00        Pack Up/Dismissal

     *Science and Social Studies will be incorporated with Math and ELA instruction*


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