Phone: 919-553-4064 ext. 1557
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Animal Science M.S. Agricultural and Extension Education
Mrs. Meredith Rakowski
Mrs. Rakowski is in her seventh year of teaching at Clayton High School. She teaches Animal Science, Equine Science, and Veterinary Assisting.
Mrs. Rakowski is a co-advisor of the Clayton High FFA Chapter. FFA is the largest youth organization in the world and emphasizes leadership skills that can be applied in any area of life.
Mrs. Rakowski completed her Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Science from North Carolina State University in 2011 and her Masters in Agricultural and Extension Education in 2015, also from North Carolina State University.
Mrs. Rakowski lives on and runs her own farm with her husband. They enjoy riding their four horses and playing with their three dogs, Colbi, Tucker, and Jewel. They also have six goats, Delilah, Sherlock, Watson, Sampson, Mariana, and Charlotte.
Welcome back from a relaxing summer break! We are excited to have you back at CHS!
Please see my Google Site for information regarding courses for the 2020-2021 school year.
1st Block- Honors Veterinary Assisting (Google Classroom Code: 7dyqbzj)
2nd Block- Animal Science II & Honors Animal Science II
(Standard Google Classroom Code: 2wkcgep)
(Honors Google Classroom Code: znbsh62)
3rd Block- Planning
4th Block- Animal Science I & Honors Animal Science I
(Standard Google Classroom Code: 6gyb7wm)
(Honors Google Classroom Code: xsz3zcw)
All course content can be found on my Google Site:
The Johnston County Board of Education members will hold a Retreat on Saturday, April 17 as authorized through North Carolina General Statutes. Open Session will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Facility Services Town Hall located at 601 West Market Street in Smithfield. To comply with the governor’s executive order, a limited number of seats will be available to the public. These seats will be granted on a first come, first served basis.
Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, April 21. The event will be held in a Zoom Conference format from 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with various school principals about career opportunities in each of the district’s 47 schools.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.
Johnston County Public Schools has updated its plan to mark senior milestones, including prom and graduation while adhering to guidance from the Johnston County Public Health Department and the CDC in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.