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Welcome to the homepage of Mark Petersen. I am originally from Louisiana and am a diehard New Orleans Saints.
I was educated at the University of Maryland, College Park, where I earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering, Biochemisty and Science Education.
I am in my 15th year as a teacher at Smithfield-Selma High School. I previously worked in the defense industry as an electrical engineer. I am a member of the SSS Science Department, where I currently teach IB DP Chemistry SL to juniors, IB DP Chemistry SL to seniors, IB DP Physics SL to juniors, and also Honors Physics. I have setup Google Classrooms for each of my classes. You can find information pertinent to each of my classes, i.e., assignments, tests, etc., on the Google Classroom.
I also serve the Town of Selma as a member of the Town Council.
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.
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.