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Ms. Norma Tedera

Hello West Smithfield parents,

I am the second grade teacher. This year is going to be an exciting and challenging one especially that we are virtually delivering our instruction online. I have taught for more than 20 years.This is my second year teaching at West Sithfield Elementary School

I graduated my Master of Arts in Education, Bachelor of Arts in English from Notre Dame of Marbel University and bachelor of Secondary Education in History from Holy Cross of Davao University in the Philippines.

I love to read books. My love for reading began in my preschool age. I was attracted to print and pictures. When I started schooling, I was in awe at the collection of so many reading materials in our school library. It opened a whole new world of learning, experiencing the delight in immersing myself in books, novels. This is why I collect books and reading materials.

I love to travel:

Travel means adventure. Ziplining over the jungle canopy in Lake Sebu, Philippines, night safari in Singapore , riding a shinkansen (bullet train) in Japan, cruising in Bahamas, savoring exotic food in Hong Kong and China, cruising the Blue Danube river in Budapest, traversing Halstatt Village, A UNESCO World Heritage site in Austria, watching the "saints" marching out of the Astronomical Clock in Prague, soaking into the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon, the best known spa in Iceland, enjoying a Mozart dinner concert in Prague, navigating cautiously the Belfast Giants Causeway, viewing the Games of Thrones locations in Northern Ireland and walking tour of picturesque Dublin. 

Travel teaches learning domains in an intense hands-on way. I love to share my travel experiences with my students, friends and family.

 

 

 

 

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  • End of Grade (EOG) Testing May 17-21

    Students in Grades 3-5 wil be taking End of Grade Tests the week of May 17 - May 2

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  • Plan A Return to School - March 1, 2021

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return Pre-K - 5th grade to Plan A, four days per week, beginning on Monday, March. 1. These students will participate in face-to-face instruction on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Wednesday serving as an asynchronous learning day, to allow for deep cleaning of the schools.

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  • Kindergarten Registration Happening Now for 2021-2022 School Year!

    2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration began Feb. 15 and ends on March 5. For specific questions, parents are asked to call their assigned school. Registration can be completed online for all students. If you need assistance completing your registration or do not have access to a computer to complete the online registration, please call the school to make an appointment.

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JCPS Announcements

  • JC Board of Education Special Session set for June 25

    The Johnston County Board of Education has called a Special Session meeting for Friday, June 25 at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. The open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via the livestream available online.

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  • Summer Meal Service begins June 7

    As the school year comes to a close, JCPS meal service will now operate at 9 sites during the summer months.

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  • JCPS Outdoor Mask Mandate Lifted

    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.

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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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  • Pre-K - 5th Grade to return to Plan A on March 1

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return Pre-K - 5th grade to Plan A, four days per week, beginning on Monday, March. 1.

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