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 eighth 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.
Have a relaxing summer!
A special called session of Johnston County Board of Education has been called for Thursday, July 29 at 5:00 p.m. in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield. The open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via the livestream available online.
The deadline is quickly approaching for Johnston County Public Schools families who need transportation for their students during the 2021-2022 school year. Students who will be attending Early College or Career Technical Leadership Academy, which will begin on August 2nd, have until July 22nd to request transportation. Students who will begin school on August 23rd have until August 2nd to request transportation. This date is for all other JCPS Schools on the traditional school calendar.
While face masks are still required in all of our indoor facilities, students, staff, and guests of our campuses are no longer required to wear a face covering when outdoors. Students and staff may continue to wear masks when participating in recess or outdoor activities if they choose to do so.
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.
CHS Upcoming Events
August 9, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Senior Parking Passes / Schedules
August 10, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Junior Parking Passes / Schedules
August 11, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sophomore Parking Passes / Schedules
August 12, 2021
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Freshman/Parent/PTSA/New Enrollees Orientation