Phone: 919-553-7113


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Ginger Hilburn






Birthday: March 25th


Birthplace: Clinton, North Carolina


Hometown: Clayton, North Carolina


Education: University of Wilmington with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and a Minor in Criminal Justice, Teacher Certification from East Carolina University.


Teaching Experience: I have been at West Clayton Elementary since 1998. I was a Kindergarten assistant teacher my first two years. I taught 3rd grade for 17 years and this will be my 5th year in 4th grade.


Family: Married 39 years to Robin with 3 children (James, Jenna and Jonathan) and 5 grandchildren (Benjamin, Evelyn, Graham, Olivia, and Jamison). Little Bit and Fluzzy are my indoor cats and Orange Cat is my outdoor cat.

Interests: Playing Word With Friends and Suduko, walking on the beach, collecting sea shells, collecting Gingerbread items and Hallmark Christmas ornaments, bird watching ,flower gardening, and riding motorcycles.


Favorite Place to Shop: Amazon / Walmart / Belk


Favorite Color: Orange


Favorite Candy: Hershey's chocolate bars, Pearson's Peppermint Patties, Mini M & M's 


Favorite Flower: Daisies


Favorite Animal: Cats 


Favorite Drinks: McDonald's Mocha Frappes, Coffee, Milk 2%, Sweet Tea, and Fruit drinks and Ice Water (I do not drink carbonated beverages).


Favorite Place: The Beach (MY HAPPY PLACE)

Favorite Quote: 

"Don't count the days. Make the days count."

- Muhammad Ali




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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