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 Karen Lee



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Karen Lee


I am so excited to start my 8th year at West Clayton this 2019-2020 school year! I can't wait to meet my newest bunch of 4th graders. This year is going to be awesome :)


2019-2020 Supply List

  • Earbuds /headphones
  • 2 plastic folders with middle prongs/pockets
  • 4 composition marbled notebooks
  • 2 packs of wide notebook paper
  • 2 boxes of tissues
  • Pencil pouch
  • 2 packs of pencils
  • 1 pair of scissors
  • Cap Erasers
  • Glue sticks
  • Copy Paper
  • Dry erase markers
  • Markers and /or colored pencils


  • Hand sanitizer
  • Clorox wipes
  • Paper towels
  • Construction paper (regular 9x12 or large 12 x 18)
  • Ziploc Gallon bags
  • Ziploc 2.5 Gallon bags (Jumbo)
  • Snack bags
  • Hand soap
  • Wireless computer mouse
  • Highlighters

About Me

Birthday: August 15

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Years Teaching: 7

College: Campbell University- Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education

West Clayton House: Huruma (ask me about this at Open House)

Bio: I live in Clayton with my husband, daughter, and two big dogs. My husband is my high school sweetheart and we've been together since 2007 and married since 2012. He has a Bachelor's degree from NC State in Civil Engineering, but after nearly losing his life in 2013 from a serious work accident, he was led to public service in law enforcement. My daughter, Clara, will be turning one this October. I am AIG certified and am currently working on my National Board certification. My passion is to inspire students be problem-solvers and more than anything- model great character.


A Few of My Favorite Things

Hobbies: Shopping, spending time with my family & friends, traveling, watching fireworks, crafting, putting puzzles together, and decorating

Color: Purple

Animal: Llamas

Sport: Football {to watch}, Softball {to play}

Food: Chocolate Chip Cookies or Chocolate Fudge Poptarts

School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • Free and Reduced Meal Applications

    Free and Reduced meal applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available online. A new application must be completed each school year...

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  • Orientation dates set for JCPS

    The orientation dates and times are set for Johnston County Public Schools for the 2019-2020 school year...

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  • State Report Card

    North Carolina’s school report cards are an important resource for parents, educators, state leaders, researchers, and others, providing information about school- and district-level data in a number of areas.

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  • Create your PowerSchool Parent Portal account

    PowerSchool Parent Portal is more powerful than ever before. Now with Parent Portal parents can begin the registration process, check their child’s grades, update emergency information, and keep up with the teacher’s classroom lessons and assignments from their smartphone or computer...

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