• Susan Smoak      

    Mrs. Susan Smoak lives in Clayton with her husband, Wayne, of twenty four years.  They have three children, Hunter, who is a senior at UNC Wilmington, Savannah, who is a senior in high school and Mandy, who is a sophomore in high school.  Their family also includes one mini dachshund, Bailey, one black lab, Sully, one schnauzer, Gibbs, and one cat, Sophie.  Mrs. Smoak has been a teacher for 28 years.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University and is also a Nationally Board Certified teacher.  This is her seventeenth year at Riverwood Elementary.  Previously, she taught at Wilson’s Mills Elementary and Gorman Baptist School in Durham.  In her spare time, she enjoys attending Duke University sporting events with her family and scrapbooking.


    Smoak’s Schedule 2019 - 2020

    8:20 to 9:00 Wake up work/Magnificent Mornings

    9:00 to 9:30 Fundations

    9:30 to 9:40  Bathroom

    9:40 to 10:25 BEP’s 

    10:25 to 11:10 WWW’s and Shared Reading (Integrated Science/SS)

    11:15 to 11:45 Lunch

    11:45 to 1:15 Guided Reading Groups/Rotations (Ms. Gates runs her word work group)

    1:15 to 1:45 Recess 

    1:45 to 1:50 Bathroom/Water

    1:50 to 3:05 Math

    3:05 to 3:20 Snack                  

    3:20 to 3:30 Pack Up


School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • Graduation Ceremony Information

    At this time, all traditional high school graduations are still planned for May 29. Graduation ceremonies for Johnston County Early College Academy and Johnston County Career and Technical Leadership Academy will now take place on May 16th, rather than the original date of May 15th.

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  • COVID-19 District Updates

    JCPS has created a COVID-19 COmmunication website. This site features all of the latest information surrounding COVID-19, including meal sites and delivery information, support opportunities, learning at home, and more.

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  • Board of Education Budget Work Session set for April 27

    The Johnston County Board of Education will hold a budget work session on Tuesday, April 27. The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. and be held in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield.

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