Phone: 919-894-7161


Degrees and Certifications:

BA k-6 Elementary Education

Ms. Candy Hughes


My name is Ms. Candy Hughes.

About me:  I grew up in Rutherfordton, NC.   I went to Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC.  I have taught sixth, seventh, third and second grade.  I'm starting my 33rd year. I have a son,Colin, and a daughter,Caroline.

Some of my favorites:

Colors: navy, pink, and green

drinks: water, coffee

candy:  M&Ms with peanuts, Reese's Cup, Take Five

chips:  plain, Doritos


  • Our Schedule

    8:50         Annoucements

    8:55-9:05      Morning Meeting

    9:05-10:05    Fundations, Heggerty, Writing

    10:10-10:55 Enhancements
     Day 1-
    Art     Day 2- PE     Day 3-Guidance     Day 4-Fab Lab     Day 5-Media     Day 6-Tech     Day 7-Music

    11:00-11:30 LUNCH

    11:30-12:55 Reading

    12:55-2:15 Math

    2:15-2:45 Recess

    2:50-3:20 RIME

    3:20-3:50 Science/Social Studies

    3:55 Dismissal



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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