Phone: 919-553-1977 Ext. 6747
Degrees and Certifications:
Certified Teacher: Elementary Education K-6 Certified Teacher: Special Education K-12
Mrs. Lynda Martin
Hello! I’m Mrs. Martin
Teaching is an absolute passion of mine. I am so excited to work with you and your child! I can’t wait to see what this year has in store for us. Since I will be spending so much time with your child, I thought you might want to know a little about me.
I am married to my wonderful husband, Kevin, and we have a daughter, Emma, who is in 5th grade, and a son, Chase, who is in second grade. They are the light of my life and take up most of my free time, but some of my hobbies are playing sports, swimming, going on long walks, spending time at the beach, and reading.
I grew up in a small town in upstate New York. I graduated from SUNY Oneonta in 2000 and worked for 7 years as a social worker and professional development trainer. In 2007, we decided to move to Clayton, North Carolina and left those long, harsh New York winters behind! I definitely do NOT miss shoveling snow! We absolutely love living here in North Carolina, which is where I started my elementary teaching career. I earned my teaching certificate from East Carolina University and I have been teaching in North Carolina since 2007. I have taught several different grade levels including kindergarten, first, third and fifth grade.
I LOVE teaching third grade and watching my students grow and accomplish new things each day. It is my mission to instill a love for learning in each of my students. Please do not hesitate to contact me anytime! I would love to hear from you and I can’t wait to get to know your child and what makes them unique. I look forward to a great year together!
Lynda Martin, Third Grade Teacher
The Johnston County Board of Education will hold a special session on Tuesday, Aug. 27. The closed session meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and be held in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield.
Johnston County Public Schools will begin using Here Comes the Bus in the 2019-2020 school year! Here Comes the Bus is a school bus tracking app that gives parents real-time bus location information and alerts to get students to the bus stop on time. The app is expected to roll out by the first day of school, August 26...
The Johnston County Education Foundation has changed its grant process from a three cycle a year process, to a once a year process. The grant deadline will now be November 15th each year and Grant Patrol will be held on the first Wednesday of December.
Our Open House will take place on Thursday, August 22nd. If you last name begins with the letter A through L, your Open House times will be from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. If your last name begins with the letter M through Z, your Open House times will be from 6pm to 7pm. Parents will receive a postcard with their teacher assignments in August so you know which teacher(s) to visit.
Johnston County Public Schools School Nutrition Services will be offering free meals during the summer months to children and teens 18 and younger through USDA Food and Nutrition Services. Schools serving free summer meals include Cooper Elementary, Micro Elementary, Selma Elementary, and West Smithfield Elementary.
Every summer many students go off on vacation before turning in all of their library books. We encourage students and their families to bring in missing library books over the summer as soon as the items are found to prevent possible loss or damage and to allow the media center to complete the end-of-the-year inventory. Click here to view your library account status to see if you have any overdue/missing items.