Mrs. Kristina Beckett

Phone: 919-553-7113


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Elementary Education 1-6 Bachelors in Special Education Cross Categorical K-12 Master in Reading and Literacy 1-6 Master Special Education K-12

Mrs. Kristina Beckett

 Welcome to Mrs. Beckett and Mrs. Weathersbe's class. We are a mixed classroom of grade levels, which we truly enjoy. So our day can be very busy with students going to grade level BEP's, lunch and recess with their peers. We are working on phonics, learning the alphabet, numbers, reading and how to get along with each other. We will try to make sure to post on class dojo so that all of you can see the different things your students are doing daily. 

Expectations for our classroom are to at least try your best. Try first and then if you still need help, ask a teacher. We are trying to help the students to work as independently as they can and to use good manners. 

Since our students go with different classes to BEP's, lunch and recess I will not post all of the BEP schedule. I can give each individual family a schedule if needed, but we have it on a bulletin board to help encourage the students to become responsible for themselves. 

Every Friday we have a rally in the gym as a whole school to get rewards and positive thoughts for our six different houses. This is a good community building for our school so that each person feels a sense of belonging. 





I moved here from Arizona, which is on the west coast. I have been in North Carolina now for 4 years and I am loving it. My youngest son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter live here in Clayton. They had been stationed at Fort Bragg and decided to stay here and not go back to Arizona. My husband and I decided that we liked it here enough to move here so that we could be near our granddaughter. We have two other sons, one of which is still in Arizona with his wife and their four-legged friend our middle son lives in South Dakota with his wife and our 10 year old granddaughter.

It has been a big change for us, but we have felt so welcomed. Our home is in the Cleveland area, we have downsized from the house we had in Arizona, but we are in an area where we are not right up next to our neighbors, which we are truly enjoying. We have a front porch and back deck that we can barbeque and just relax on. My husband loves to garden so with the bigger yard he has been able to plant vegetables. We have two dogs Jasper a Shih Tzu and Maggie a German Shepard/Corgie. We love the weather here and it is so nice getting to go to the beach in just a short drive.

I am so thankful to work at West Clayton Elementary. Everyone has been wonderful and I am looking forward to getting to know everyone and working with your children.


  • Our daily schedule

    8:20-9:00: Unpack, breakfast, announcements, moment of silence, pledge and bathroom

    9:00-9:25: Social/emotional, morning meeting

    Bathroom break, water

    9:30-11:30 Math Block

    Bathroom, brain breaks in between different rotations

    11:45-2:00  Reading Block

    Snack, bathroom

    2:00-2:45  Language/grammar

    2:45-3:15  Science/Social Studies

    3:15-3:30  Clean up room, pack up and go to bus, carpool or daycare


     Dates to remember

    January 10th- Report Cards go home

    January 17th - IEP goal progress reports go home

    January 20th- No School, MLK day

    February 7th- Progress report on grades go home and 

    February 17th- Presidents Day, there is school (make up day) Class pictures

    February 20th- Spirit Night at Zaxby's

    February 27th- Parent Night Social 6-7:30



School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS transitions to Plan B for all students

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return all Pre-K and EC-Self Contained students to Plan B, four days per week, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 19. These students will participate in face-to-face instruction on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Wednesday serving as a remote learning day. All other students in grades K-12 will remain on Plan C until Monday, Feb. 1.

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  • High School State Assessments FAQ

    This FAQ document was created to provide responses to common or anticipated questions related to high school state assessments for first semester testing 2020-2021.

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  • Innovative Middle School and Program Information

    Fifth grade Students and Parents, are you looking for an innovative middle school or an innovative middle school program? Innovation Academy at South Campus and AVID could offer what you are looking for.

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  • JCPS to Return to Plan C

    Due to Johnston County being designated a “red” county by the NCDHHS, as well as increased quarantines and COVID cases in the school district as reflected on our dashboard, the Johnston County Board of Education voted to have ALL students, including Pre-K and EC self contained, return to remote learning under Plan C, beginning Monday, December 14 through Friday, January 15. Unless the remote learning period is extended beyond January 15th, students will return to the plan that they chose on the Second Semester Choice form on Tuesday, January 19.

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  • High School State Assessments Update

    On December 8th 2020, the Johnston County School Board of Education voted to return to Plan C (Remote Learning), we would like to provide an update to parents and guardians of options to complete state-mandated End-of-Course (EOC) and Career/Technical Education Post Assessment testing.

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