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Coach Aaron Parnell
"Every strike brings me close to the next home run." -Babe Ruth
I am Ch. Aaron Parnell, Head baseball coach and Physical Education teacher at SJ. I graduated from South Johnston in 2007 and went on the play college baseball at University at North Carolina at Pembroke. Graduated UNCP with a degree in Excercise Science and went on to complete my teaching license through East Carolina University. My goal in the classroom as well as on the field, is to impact lives to create productive citizens.
Fall 2021 Semester
1st Block- Lifetime Fitness/Weight Training II
2nd Block- Physical Education II-Team Sports
4th Block- Health and Physical Education
Spring 2022 Semester
1st Block- Lifetime Fitness/Weight Training I
2nd Block- Health and Physical Education
3rd Block- Lifetime Fitness/Weight Training II
North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.
Our district is continuing to follow the guidance and recommendations from the Johnston County Public Health Department, the CDC, and the Strong Schools NC Toolkit, and we will now adhere to a 5 day quarantine period for students or staff members who tests positive for COVID-19. This is a change from the previous 10 day quarantine time.
Johnston County Public Schools is participating in the Test to Stay Program, a voluntary study with Duke University and the ABC Collaborative. Due to that participation our students now have more options if they are deemed a close contact to a positive COVID-19 case while at school.
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.