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Mrs. Frances Banks
Welcome to Kindergarten! My name is Frances Banks and this is my seventh year teaching kindergarten. This is my third year teaching at Glendale Kenly. I am excited to be here and look forward to a great year! Onslow County is where I was born and raised. My husband Roger and I have lived in Pine Level since 2001. He is the pastor of Smithfield First PH Church in Smithfield. We have a daughter, Jessica. Jessica and Jonathan have two children, my grandbabies, Nathan and Landon. My son Jason has a lovely wife, Aubrey. I enjoy spending time with my family. East Carolina is where I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Reading K-12. It's going to be a great year!
Wendy Ronczka is my Instructional Assistant. This year will be her twelfth year as an Instructional Assistant and she is also a Johnston County bus driver. She is originally from Connecticut but moved to Johnston County in 1996. Wendy and her husband have been married for 29 years. They have two sons, Joe and Nick and a daughter, Summer. This will be her fifth year in kindergarten and she is looking for a great year also!
8:20-8:45 Arrival/Morning Work
9:00-9:15 Morning Meeting
9:20-10:25 Fundations/Into Reading
10:50-11:35 Literacy Centers/Groups
11:40-12:10 Lunch/Table 5
12:15-12:50 Math Whole Group
1:20-1:40 Math Workshops
Monday-Media Tuesday-Technology Wednesday-Art
Thursday-Music Friday–PE (wear sneakers)
3:00-3:30 Social Studies/Science
Progress Report dates will be shared by individual schools. It is essential to activate PowerSchool Parent Portal in order to review your child’s academic progress, school attendance, and to stay informed...
The Johnston County Board of Education voted on Tuesday, Sept. 8 to reopen schools earlier than originally planned. The new plan is...
Beginning Tuesday, September 8, JCPS will operate its curbside meal service at only its elementary school sites. Students in all grade levels can receive a meal from any of the 23 elementary school sites at no cost...
Johnston County Public Schools has begun posting the number of confirmed, school-related COVID-19 cases that are reported to us by the Johnston County Health Department. This will give families and staff more information about how the pandemic is impacting the school system.
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