Mr. Joseph Batts

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Mr. Joseph Batts

This is my second year at South Smithfield Elementary School.  I grew up in Long Island, New York, and completed my educational experience in Michigan.  I taught in Michigan for several years, then returned back to North Carolina to be near my dad.  I recently moved from Raleigh to Selma.  I am very excited to be in the area and near the best Dynamic school in Johnston County.  I will be the EC-Teacher for the Cross Categorical Classroom.  I am excited about this school year and having a dynamic year with my students.  I enjoy traveling and have been to Japan twice on educational good will mission trips.  

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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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  • Board approves 2019-2020 calendar

    The traditional calendar timeline for the school year 2019-2020 has been approved by the Johnston County Board of Education. The first day of school is set for Aug. 26, 2019 and the last day of school is set for May 29, 2020.

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  • JCPS Innovation Expo set for May 31

    Students and teachers from across the district will be showcasing their latest work at a special Innovation Expo on May 31. Individuals interested in participating in this event should submit a proposal online by May 1...

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  • JCPS Job Fair Set for April 13

    Johnston County Public Schools will be holding a teacher job fair on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. ...

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