Phone: 919 934 7333 x6018

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Degrees and Certifications:

BFA English and Philosophy NC Teach certification from NC State

Mr. VanDerlaske

I am excited to be teaching English 3 this year. I think we're going to have a great time and I know we are going to be reading some wonderful selections. We will get through every challenge in our way and come out the other side of this experience in one piece! Please scroll down for links to google classroom and contact information forms.

  • Welcome back students, I am so excited to meet you all! Please join the appropriate google classroom and we will get started on Monday! 

     

    First Block English III  Google Classroom Code: 5svmct2

     

    Second Block English III Google Classroom Code: ddy5jx2
     
    Third Block Planning
     
    Fourth Block English III Google Classroom Code: lnwpdvp
     
    Parents, here is a google form that will help me with contact information. Thank you for all of your help and support this year.
     
    I am also the advisor for the video game club. We will meet on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30. All are welcome for a friendly, non-toxic gaming environment. 
     

School Announcements

  • ACCESS Testing for English Language Learners

    North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.

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JCPS Announcements

  • 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 www.johnston.k12.nc.us/busdelays for updates on our school bus routes beginning Tuesday, January 18.

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  • ACCESS testing for English Language Learners

    North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.

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  • Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance

    Our district is continuing to follow the guidance and recommendations from the Johnston County Public Health Department, the CDC, and the Strong Schools NC Toolkit, and we will now adhere to a 5 day quarantine period for students or staff members who tests positive for COVID-19. This is a change from the previous 10 day quarantine time.

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  • JCPS offering Test to Stay Program

    Johnston County Public Schools is participating in the Test to Stay Program, a voluntary study with Duke University and the ABC Collaborative. Due to that participation our students now have more options if they are deemed a close contact to a positive COVID-19 case while at school.

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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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