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Mrs. Jennifer Hester

Phone: 919-359-2769 ext.4768

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Mrs. Jennifer Hester

For more information about my class go to bit.ly/hesterhistoryrms

 

WELCOME BACK!!

I am a Clayton native and now reside in Garner with my husband and young son. I graduated from Clayton High School in 1999 and went on to receive my Bachelor's of Arts degree in History from Barton College in 2003. In 2005, I completed the courses necessary to obtain my North Carolina teaching credentials at ECU.

I began teaching through lateral entry at Smithfield Middle in 2004. At SMS, I taught 6th & 8th grade Social Studies. I also coached volleyball and softball for my 8 years there. In 2012, I left SMS to teach at Wakefield Middle School in Raleigh. I taught 8th grade Social Studies, ran the school's newscast and sponsered the WMS Student Council. 

This is my fourth year at Riverwood Middle! I fell in love with history in the 8th grade and strive to pass my excitement for history on to my students. In my class, I teach using a variety of methods in hopes to engage all of my students in a life-long love for learning.

Assignments & classroom resources can be found in your class' Google Classroom. My goal is to communicate with parents through a weekly email blasts that will go out on Fridays. We will also be using Class Dojo this year.

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  • JCPS to hold Virtual Job Fair April 21

    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.

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  • Updates to COVID-19 Symptom Screenings

    New guidance given to schools in the Strong Schools NC Public Health toolkit states that daily temperature and symptom screening questions prior to entry are no longer required. We will no longer screen individuals who enter JCPS facilities for COVID-19 symptoms. This begins on Monday, April 5 for all staff and on Monday, April 12 for students upon their return from spring break.

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  • 2021-2022 JCPS Preschool applications now open

    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.

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    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.

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