Mrs. Carpenter



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Mrs. 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 am married and have three grown sons, a cat and a dog.  

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


    8:15-8:45          Broadcast

    8:45-9:00          Set-up

    9:00-9:55          Third grade 

    10:00-10:55       Kindergarten

    11:00-11:55       Second grade

    12:00-12:20       Lunch

    12:20-1:15         Fourth grade

    1:20-2:15           First  grade

    2:20-3:15           Fifth grade

    3:20-3:50           Planning

    3:50-4:05           Car Rider

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