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Ms. Carpenter

Hello!  I am Tamara Carpenter and I am the Art Teacher at SSE.  I came to South Smithfield Elementary back in 1998, to start the art program.  I am a graduate of North Georgia College, where I recieved my BS in Art Education (K-12).

I currently live in Smithfield.  I have three grown sons and a cat.  

I love art and I love children so I think teaching art is perfect!!


    8:25- 8:55          Cafe Lobby Duty

    8:55- 9:10          Prep/Set-up

    9:10- 10:00        5th grade & Class Support

    10:00- 10:55       Planning 

    10:55- 11:45       Kindergarten & Class Support

    11:50- 12:40       4th & EC

    12:40- 1:05         Lunch

    1:05- 1:55          2nd grade & Class Support

    2:00- 2:50          1st grade & Class Support

    2:55- 3:45          3rd grade 

    3:50-4:15           Car Rider

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  • Class of 2022 Graduation Dates

    Johnston County Public Schools is pleased to announce graduation ceremony dates for our traditional high schools for the 2021-2022 school year. For questions regarding a specific ceremony, please contact the specific school.

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  • 2022 Growth Needs Update

    Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.

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  • 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 for updates on our school bus routes beginning Tuesday, January 18.

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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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