Phone: 919-934-8979

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Elementary Education (K-6) Masters in Special Education: Learning Disabilities (K-12) IB Workshops: Category 1, 2, and 3

Mrs. Megan Barnes

My name is Megan Barnes. I live in Smithfield, NC with my husband, son, and daughter. We have 3 dogs and a fish. I graduated from SSS in 2001. Go Spartans! I have a Bachelor's Degree from ECU in Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics. I also have a Master's Degree in Special Education concentrating in Learning Disabilities. I have been working at South Smithfield Elementary since 2005. I am a lifelong learner and love teaching at South Smithfield Elementary School: Home of the Dynamic Dolphins!

  • Timeline for IB Authorization

    WHAT

    WHEN

    Applied for IB Candidacy

    June 2018

    Received notification that SSE was approved for IB Candidacy 

    November 2018

    Official IB Candidacy begins (IB Consultant assigned to SSE)

    March 2019

    Begin teaching IB Units during our Programme of Inquiry time

    September 2019

    Visit from IB Consultant

    Spring  2020

    Apply for Authorization to become an IB World School

    Fall 2020

    Authorization Team comes to evaluate SSE’s IB implementation

    Winter/Spring  2020-2021

    We wait...

    Fall 2021

JCPS Announcements

  • JC Board of Education Special Session meeting set for July 29

    A special called session of Johnston County Board of Education has been called for Thursday, July 29 at 5:00 p.m. in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield. The open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via the livestream available online.

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  • Deadline approaching for Transportation for 2021-22 School Year

    The deadline is quickly approaching for Johnston County Public Schools families who need transportation for their students during the 2021-2022 school year. Students who will be attending Early College or Career Technical Leadership Academy, which will begin on August 2nd, have until July 22nd to request transportation. Students who will begin school on August 23rd have until August 2nd to request transportation. This date is for all other JCPS Schools on the traditional school calendar.

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  • Summer Meal Service begins June 7

    As the school year comes to a close, JCPS meal service will now operate at 9 sites during the summer months.

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  • JCPS Outdoor Mask Mandate Lifted

    While face masks are still required in all of our indoor facilities, students, staff, and guests of our campuses are no longer required to wear a face covering when outdoors. Students and staff may continue to wear masks when participating in recess or outdoor activities if they choose to do so.

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  • 2021-2022 JCPS Preschool applications now open

    The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.

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