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I am Clara I. Garcia. I am from Colombia. I have been teaching for 24 years, this is what I love to do, this is my happy place. I love teaching kids. I love teaching kindergarten.This is my fourth year in Cooper teaching Spanish in the dual language program. I have always thought that the most important things for life we learn them in kindergarten, that's why I always wake up thinking in how to be a better person for my students.
I am married. Mother of two. I love to be with my family and travel to new places.
8:30 8:35 Morning Annoucements
8:35 9:00 Morning meeting
9:05 11:00 literacy
11:05 11:35 Lunch
11:45 1:20 Math
1:25 2:10 Enhancements
2:15 2:45 Recess
2:45 3:00 Pack and snack
3:00 3:25 Choice read
We are sharing information with our families about the Targeted Support & Improvement State Level guidance for schools who have underperformed on state-wide assessments during the past few years. Of course, last year we did not have End-of-Grade testing in North Carolina due to COVID-19 school closures.
For the past 15 years, Johnston County Public Schools has honored our local veterans with a special Veterans Day celebration program. The 2020 celebration will be held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The online program begins at 11 a.m., and a link to the program will be posted...
Information on social distancing in school settings has been recently updated by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). Upon receiving information from the NCDHHS, we consulted with the Johnston County Public Health Department on the impact these updates will have on our school system. This ongoing collaboration continues to guide our decision-making as students return to classrooms for in-person instruction.
As students in grades K-5 begin returning to school, the curbside locations for free meals will now be located at each middle and high school. The curbside meal locations at our elementary schools will end on Friday, Oct. 2 and will open at the middle and high schools on Monday, Oct. 5.
The Johnston County Board of Education approved a back to school plan at a special called session on Thursday, Sept. 25.