Phone: 919-989-6039


Degrees and Certifications:

BA Religious Studies AIG Certified CPI Certified

Mr. Nick Rotenberry

Hey everyone! My name is Mr. Rotenberry and I am excited to be entering into my fourth year here at Polenta. This year, I am excited about coming back to 4th grade! I have taught 4th grade for two years and 2nd grade for one year. I have been awarded the Leading with Heart award and certified teacher of the month for Johnston County. I am a graduate of UNC - Chapel Hill (Go Heels!) and I was a Camp Director prior to becoming a teacher. I enjoy reading, playing sports, and a good cup of coffee! I help coach Battle of the Books, lead our school's First Priority club, and coach a local youth wrestling club. I am passionate about partnering with parents in order to help students love learning. I'm looking forward to an awesome school year!

Class Information

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    Daily 4th Grade Schedule

    Mr. Rotenberry's Homeroom:

    8:55am - Morning Meeting

    9:15am - ELA/Social Studies (Block 1)

    11:15am - RIME Time

    11:35am - Lunch

    12:05pm - Enhancement

    12:50pm - Math/Science (Block 2)

    2:50pm - RIME Time

    3:15pm - Recess

    3:45pm - Read Aloud

    3:55pm - Dismissal


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School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • Meal Benefit Application Deadline: Oct. 11, 2022

    The meal benefit grace period based on last year’s eligibility status will expire on Tuesday, October 11.

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  • 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. 

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  • 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.

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