Welcome back, Comets! All classes will use Canvas this year for online resources, which is accessed through Classlink.
AP Biology and AP Environmental Science will operate on an A-Day/B-Day schedule during 3rd block. This means students will come to class in person every other school day. AP Biology is designated as the A-Day class, and will first meet on August 29th. AP Environmental is designated as the B-Day class, and will first meet on August 30th. Students may come to Comet Time any day to receive extra help.
1st block and 2nd block classes will come to class everyday as normal.
Phone: (919)553-4064 ext.1531
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology from North Carolina State University AP Certified
Mr. Giovanni Loia
Mr. Loia is a native of Johnston County and grew up in Smithfield. He attended North Carolina State University where he studied Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation biology. Before becoming a teacher, he worked as a wildlife biologist in New York, California, and the Outer Banks where his work largely focused on birds of prey; but also studied mammals, amphibians, and shore bird species.
2023 Student and Family Survey Information
Johnston County Public Schools is committed to building well-rounded students and consistently improving our schools for greater student success. JCPS is participating in an opportunity to gather feedback on how we can better meet our goals of improving student success. We are aware that families may want to preview the questions that will be asked of their students, and have prepared copies of the questions that will be asked.
2023-2024 School Calendars Approved
The Johnston County Board of Education approved the 2023-2024 Traditional Staff and Student Calendars at their March Board of Education meeting.
New Wellness Opportunity for JCPS Students, Staff, and Families
Johnston County Public Schools is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and families. With that in mind, we are excited to announce to you our partnership with Care Solace, a mental health care coordination service.
JCPS to hold Job Fair on April 15
Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at West Johnston High School.
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.