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(Press Photo by Dustin Monke) Judy Johnson, the third-grade teacher at New England Elementary School, shows off some of the stuffed animals that adorned her classroom’s “rainforest” throughout much of the final quarter of the school year. Johnson is retirin

New England teacher retiring after 30 years

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NEW ENGLAND — After a celebrated 30-year career, partially devoted to teaching children about the joys of the tropical rainforest, New England Elementary School teacher Judy Johnson is retiring — reluctantly.


“I could have retired several years ago, but I just didn’t want to,” the third-grade teacher said with a smile.

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