Degrees and Certifications:
Long Island University, Brentwood NY • Masters of Science in Education in Literacy • Recipient of John C. Bernius Literacy Award for Excellence in Clinical Performance St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue, New York • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Child Study PreK-6 and Special Education Birth-Age 21
Hello, my name is Mrs. Samuels. I live here in Clayton, NC with my husband and 3 daughters. I graduated from St. Joseph's College in 2003 with my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and Special Education then went on to get my Master's Degree from Long Island University in Reading. In NY, I spent 9 years teaching in the field of Special Education. I began working for Johnston County Schools in 2014 at West Clayton Elementary School. I moved to Riverwood Middle School and taught there for several years before heading to Archer Lodge Middle School. I am happy to be at The Lodge!!
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2023-2024 School Calendars Approved
The Johnston County Board of Education approved the 2023-2024 Traditional Staff and Student Calendars at their March Board of Education meeting.
New Wellness Opportunity for JCPS Students, Staff, and Families
Johnston County Public Schools is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and families. With that in mind, we are excited to announce to you our partnership with Care Solace, a mental health care coordination service.
JCPS to hold Job Fair on April 15
Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at West Johnston High School.
Updated School Nutrition Information for 2022-23
We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch.
2022 Growth Needs Update
Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.