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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.
A special called session of Johnston County Board of Education has been called for Thursday, July 29 at 5:00 p.m. in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield. The open session portions of the meeting and all announcements will be accessible to the public via the livestream available online.
The deadline is quickly approaching for Johnston County Public Schools families who need transportation for their students during the 2021-2022 school year. Students who will be attending Early College or Career Technical Leadership Academy, which will begin on August 2nd, have until July 22nd to request transportation. Students who will begin school on August 23rd have until August 2nd to request transportation. This date is for all other JCPS Schools on the traditional school calendar.
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.
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.