Degrees and Certifications:
See you Tuesday, August 17th from 5pm-7pm for orientation.
See you August 23rd
in 4th Grade at WCES
for the first day of school:)
Every MOUNTAIN TOP is within reach if you just keep climbing.
- Barry Finlay
Birthday: March 25th
Birthplace: Clinton, North Carolina
Hometown: Clayton, North Carolina
Education: University of Wilmington with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and a Minor in Criminal Justice, Teacher Certification from East Carolina University.
Teaching Experience: I have been at West Clayton Elementary since 1998. I was a Kindergarten teacher assistant my first two years, I taught 3rd grade for 17 years and this will be my 4th year in 4th grade.
Family: Married 39 years to Robin with 3 children.
James is married to Vanessa and are parents to my 3 year old grandson Graham and 6 months old grandson Jamison.
Jenna is married to Ryan and are parents to 6 year old grandson Benjamin andmy 4 year old grandaughter Evelyn.
Jonathan is married to Mandy and are parents to my 3 year old granddaughter Olivia.
Little Bit and Fluzzy are my indoor cats and Orange Cat is my outdoors cat.
Interests: Playing Word With Friends and Suduko, walking on the beach, collecting sea shells. collecting Gingerbread items and Hallmark Christmas ornaments, bird watching ,flower gardening, and riding motorcyles.
Favorite Place to Shop: Amazon / Walmart / Belk
Favorite Color: Orange
Favorite Candy: Hershey's chocolate bars, Pearson's Peppermint Patties, Resses' Fast Break Candy Bars
Favorite Flower: Daisies
Favorite Animal: Cats
Favorite Drinks: McDonald's Mocha Frappes, Coffee, Milk 2%, Sweet Tea, and Fruit drinks and Ice Water (I do not drink carbonated beverages).
Favorite Place: The Beach (MY HAPPY PLACE)
Summer Learning Breakfast & Lunch
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.
There are no upcoming events to display.