Degrees and Certifications:
BS Early Childhood Education - University of Mount Olive
Mrs. Courtney Barefoot
Welcome to Meadow PreK! We are so excited about the new school year! This year will be so much fun, and we look forward to watching the kids grow and learn. If you have any questions, please email me or call the school.
Meadow PreK Daily Schedule
8:00-8:25 – Arrival/morning free play *(clean-up, handwash)
8:25-8:50 – Breakfast
8:50-9:05 – Circle time / large group
9:05 – 10:10 – Free choice inside *(clean up at 10:05)
10:10 – 11:15 – Outside play
11:15-11:40 – Lunch *(bathroom after)
11:40 – 1:40 – Nap/rest time *(start waking up at 1:30, bathroom)
1:40-2:00 – Snack
2:00-2:15 – Second Step / large group
2:15-3:30 – Free choice / departure
** Schedule can be switched due to weather / interest of children.
**Toileting / diapering and hand washing are throughout the day, based on individual needs of the child.
**Rainy days – gross motor activities will be in the room or the school gym.
**All centers are open during free choice including: dramatic play, blocks, writing, art, technology, cozy, sensory, music, manipulatives, puzzles, science, and library.
Free Sports Physicals
Free Sports Physicals will be provided at SJHS's old gym on May 16th, 2:15-5:30pm. Bring a sports physical form with the parent/guardian section completed and signed.
Basketball Parent Info Meeting
On Monday, November 21st, there will be a basketball parent information meeting at 5:00 in the gym.
Sports pictures will take place after school on Tuesday, Sept 27th.
A couple sports updates: April 21st - Double header against Benson at Meadow (soccer will play just 1 game) April 26th - Make up game against Princeton at Meadow
Fall Festival Has Been Canceled
Our Fall Festival for Friday, Nov. 5th has been canceled due to weather. We will plan an event for the spring. The drawing for our raffle will still take place on Friday.
Trades and Classified Job Fair 2023
Johnston County Public Schools will hold it's annual Trades & Classified Job Fair on Saturday, June 24. The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Smithfield-Selma High School, 700 M Durwood Stephenson Pkwy, Smithfield, NC 27577.
Class of 2023 Graduation Dates
Johnston County Public Schools is pleased to announce graduation ceremony dates for our traditional high schools for the 2022-2023 school year. For questions regarding a specific ceremony, please contact the specific school.
Public Notice: Johnston Community College Board of Trustee Vacancy
The Johnston County Board of Education is now accepting applications for the Johnston County Community College Board of Trustee position. The deadline to apply for the vacancy is Friday, June 23, 2023.
Updated School Nutrition Information for 2022-23
We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch.
2022 Growth Needs Update
Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.