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Welcome to the homepage of Mark Petersen. I am originally from Louisiana and am a diehard New Orleans Saints fan - WHO 'DAT!!
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 14th 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 chemistry to juniors and seniors.
I also serve the Town of Selma as a member of the Town Council.
Johnston County Public Schools will begin using Here Comes the Bus in the 2019-2020 school year! Here Comes the Bus is a school bus tracking app that gives parents real-time bus location information and alerts to get students to the bus stop on time. The app is expected to roll out by the first day of school, August 26...
The Johnston County Education Foundation has changed its grant process from a three cycle a year process, to a once a year process. The grant deadline will now be November 15th each year and Grant Patrol will be held on the first Wednesday of December.