Phone: 919 936 0755


Degrees and Certifications:

Elementary Education (K-6) Barton College Associate Applied Science Mount Olive College Rosewood High School graduate

Mrs. Bettina Howard

I am a Kindergarten teacher at Princeton Elementary.  My many years of teaching have been split between second grade and kindergarten.  I have been married for 36 years to Johnnie.  We live on the family farm with our children, Ashley, JD, and Sydney.  Ashley and JD are graduates of Princeton High School.  I enjoy spending time at the lake, saltwater fishing, and going to auctions.  My plans are to retire at the end of this school year.




  • Class Schedule


    8:00-8:30 Unpack/Morning Buckets
    8:30-8:45 Morning Meeting 
    8:45-9:25 Heggerty 
    9:35-10:20 Enhancements - STEAM, PE, Music, Art, PAWS Playroom, Media 
    10:25-11:25 Whole Group/Writing 
    11:25-11:35 Math Daily Review/Today's Challenge
    11:40-12:05 Lunch
    12:10-1:10 Math
    1:10-1:40 Recess
    1:40-2:25 Small Group/Centers
    2:30-3:00 WAG 
    3:00-3:30 Social Studies/Science 
    3:30 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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