Phone: 919-965-2555 ext
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education 6-9 Math, ELA, Social Studies K-12 SPED
Ms. Tinkia T. Ruffin
Hello I am Ms. Ruffin! I am a North Carolina native, originally from Wilson County. I am a veteran teacher heading towards 20 years of classroom experience. I am currently teaching 7th grade math here at SMS! I have previously taught English Language Arts and Social Studies as well. I obtained my Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Elizabeth State University in 1999. I obtained my Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education from Gardner Webb University in 2012.
7:30-8:00 Office Hours
8:00-8:45 Block 1
10:00-10:45 Block 3
11:20-11:40 WIN ( Mon, Tues, Thurs)
11:00 -11:30 WIN (Fri)
12:00-12:45 Block 4
1:30-3:30 Staff Meetings
What are we learning this week?
Unit 1: We are focusing on Fraction Operations related to standard 7.NS.3.
Properties of Addition & Subtraction
Upcoming Topics :
A special called session of Johnston County Board of Education has been called for Thursday, July 29 at 5:00 p.m. in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield. The open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via the livestream available online.
The deadline is quickly approaching for Johnston County Public Schools families who need transportation for their students during the 2021-2022 school year. Students who will be attending Early College or Career Technical Leadership Academy, which will begin on August 2nd, have until July 22nd to request transportation. Students who will begin school on August 23rd have until August 2nd to request transportation. This date is for all other JCPS Schools on the traditional school calendar.
While face masks are still required in all of our indoor facilities, students, staff, and guests of our campuses are no longer required to wear a face covering when outdoors. Students and staff may continue to wear masks when participating in recess or outdoor activities if they choose to do so.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.