Phone: 919-936-0755 ext.4361


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Mrs. Laura Rouse

Hello! I am excited about being a Kindergarten teacher at Princeton Elementary! This is my 31st year teaching and all but one have been in Kindergarten. It is my favorite grade. So much is learned and experienced this first year. It is a marvelous time of growth.

I went to UNC-CH for my undergrad degree and ECU for my Masters in Elementary Education. I was a teacher in Wayne County for many years but am very proud to call Johnston County and PES my home now. I am married to my husband, Scott, and we have three children. Our oldest, Ben, is married and lives in Garner. Our middle daughter, Hallie, is in her first year of Pharmacy school at UNC-CH and lives in Cary. And our youngest, Annsleigh, is 17 and a senior at Charles B Aycock in Pikeville. I also have a sweet puppy named Ellie who lives inside and a big lab, Bailey, who stays outside.

I enjoy going to the beach, or really anywhere, reading, baking when there is time, watching TV and hanging out with my kids.


School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • 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. 

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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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