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
Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Trades and Classified Staff Job Fair on Thursday, June 27. Attendees can learn how to apply for positions and more about what the district has to offer for our trade and classified professionals.
PowerSchool Parent Portal is more powerful than ever before. Now with Parent Portal parents can begin the registration process, check their child’s grades, update emergency information, and keep up with the teacher’s classroom lessons and assignments from their smartphone or computer...
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.
Please follow theses procedures to help with parking and traffic in the front of our building run smoother. If you are picking your child up in carpool, please do not line up before 3:15pm. This will allow our parents who are coming to the 2pm performance and grade level awards to leave and not be blocked in by cars lining up for carpool. Also, if you are coming to a performance and grade level award presentation, please do not park in the back bus parking lot; you will need to park at the front of the school and come in to get a visitor pass. And finally, I wanted to let all of the parents of our 3rd through 5th grade students. You will receive information about EOG scores in writing no later than this Wednesday, May 22nd.
On Thursday, May 9th at 2:30pm, The entire RDE Staff and Student Body will be celebrating 15 years of River Dell education by participating in a school wide picture taken by a drone camera in our front parking lot. This is something special being done for the staff and students. When complete the picture will be displayed in the school for others to see. Please click below to learn more about the school wide picture: