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 6th Grade Social Studies. 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.


  • I hope that you have a wonderful summer!


    A supply list will be given out in August.













    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



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    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 Summer Hours

    Johnston County Public Schools will be moving to summer office hours on June 13. School and district offices will operate on a four-day work week.  Offices will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursdays. The summer schedule will continue until August 11. All offices will be closed on July 4. 

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  • 2022 Summer Information Fair Dates Set

    Johnston County Public Schools is always striving to provide students and families with exemplary service. In most cases, school bus transportation is essential for many students to access a quality education. In order to meet our daily goal, it is necessary to implement change that enhances and improves our overall operation. As we prepare for the 2022-2023 school year, JCPS Transportation Services and School Nutrition will be hosting a Summer Information Fair at each high school.

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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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  • JCPS to Utilize New Website for Bus Updates

    Our district is launching a new portion of our website to further communicate bus delays and replacements with our families. We encourage those who have a student who utilizes our transportation to get to or from school to visit for updates on our school bus routes beginning Tuesday, January 18.

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  • JC Board of Education approves 2022 JCPS salary schedule

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the 2022 Johnston County Public Schools salary schedule at their regularly scheduled Dec. 14 meeting.

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