Phone: 919-359-2769


Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts and Social Studies (Grades 6-9) AIG Certified

Mrs. Lesley Pender

Hello!  My name is Lesley Pender and I teach 7th Grade English Language Arts. I am married and have two sons, ages 14 years old and 4 years old.  I graduated from NC State (Go Wolfpack!) and I am certified to teach Language Arts and Social Studies (Grades 6-9). I am also AIG certified,  and I have been the sponsor for the Beta Club chapter here at Riverwood Middle.  


I am excited about this school year! Please feel free to contact me anytime.


  • Supplies for ELA

    - 3 Subject Notebook

    - 1 subject notebook (This will be kept at school.)

    - pens/ pencils (no neon pens)

    - tape 

    - highlighters

    - coloring materials (crayons, colored pencils, markers)

    - scissors















    Daily Schedule

    2021-2022 Schedule

    7:35 - 8:05 Arrival, Morning Activities

    8:05 - 8:59 Block 1A

    9:02 - 9:46 Block 1B

    9:49 - 10:34 Block 2A

    10:37 - 11:53 Block 2B and Lunch 

    11:56 - 12:42 Enhancement 3A

    12:45 - 1:30 Enhancement 3B

    1:33 - 2:18 Block 4A

    2:21 - 3:05 Block 4B

    3:05 Dismissal



    Google Codes                               

    Block 1  kqfje4s


    Block 2   4dlyisr

    Block 3    z3ou3dk  

    Block 4     sr6dee4

    Block 7      5cp4am3

    Block 8     f4m3fuq   


    Remind Codes - These codes go after the @ symbol.

    Block 1                  @34ccgh 

    Block  2                  @e29b4e                  

    Block 3                   @3khhcc

    Block 4                    @2dff47h

    Block 7                   @399b6c

    Block 8                    @3b87f9


    September 27, 2021


    We have just finished talking about Timelines. (BC/BCE, AD/CE)


    We are having a Unit 1 Assessment on Wednesday.  It will cover all of the information we have covered since the beginning of the year.  (Continents and Oceans, Landforms, Map Skills, Timelines)


    We are starting to talk about Early Historic Time Eras.


    Please feel free to email if you have any questions.  Have a great day!






JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS to implement state-of-the-art security systems

    At the November Regular Session Board of Education meeting, the Board voted unanimously to improve safety and security in Johnston County Public Schools by implementing state-of-the-art security systems in each of the district’s schools.

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  • 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. 

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  • 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.

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