Phone: 919-284-2031 ext. 3642
Degrees and Certifications:
Associate of Arts - Wayne Community College Bachelor of Arts in English - University of Illinois Master of Arts in English - East Carolina University
Mr. Thomas Garrou
Progress reports will be available to view on Powerschool on Monday, April 26th.
Welcome to Mr. Garrou's Class Website!!
If you are a student, I am looking forward to teaching you this semester. If you are a parent, I look forward to working with you in order to educate you child.
I am beginning my 11th year of teaching High School, and my fifth at North Johnston High. Before working as a teacher, I was a Correctional Officer, a Fire Fighter, and Project Manager for a telecommnications company. I also worked at Wayne Community College as the Educational Support Technician for four years before moving to teaching, a job which I performed at WCC for three years. I am an 11-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and AF Reserves, and saw a lot of operations during Desert Storm and Desert Shield. I have coached Football, Wrestling, Track & Field, and Cross Country during my career so far as a high school teacher. I also served as the First Repsonder for the JV and Varsity Panther Football teams. My hobbies include cooking, reading, photography, playing the drums, the keyboard, and the ukelele, martial arts, vacations to the beach and the mountains, and staying as active as I can. I really enjoy enriching the minds of my students and challenging them as student-athletes.
While face masks are still required in all of our indoor facilities, students, staff, and guests of our campuses are no longer required to wear a face covering when outdoors. Students and staff may continue to wear masks when participating in recess or outdoor activities if they choose to do so.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.
Johnston County Public Schools has updated its plan to mark senior milestones, including prom and graduation while adhering to guidance from the Johnston County Public Health Department and the CDC in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.