Phone: 919 934 7333 ext 5932
Degrees and Certifications:
BS in Mathematics - Illinois State University Masters in Education - Olivet Nazarene University
Mr. Kris Bennett
Welcome back to another year at West Johnston High School. This should be an interesting year as we all navigate through the continuing pandemic. This is my 19th year at West Johnston and my 25th year overall. I will once again be the assistant coach for Women's Basketball and Softball. During the first semester, I will be teaching Math 2.
1st Block - Math 2
2nd Block - Math 2
3rd Block - Planning
4th Block - Math 2
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.