Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Mathematics/Computer Science and Electrical Engineering minor from UNCC. Certified in Mathematics 9-12, PLTW Engineering and Business Education

Mr. Garry High

My name is Garry High.  I have been teaching here at West Johnston High School since 2019.

I retired at the end of the 2021-2022 school year.  Hope you have a wonderful summer.

I was the IT/Computer Science teacher for the CTE department.  I taught CompTIA IT Fundamentals, Computer Engineering Technology I/II, and Computer Science I/II.

I am certified in Mathematics 9-12, PLTW Engineering and Business Education.

Before coming to West Johnston High School, I taught mathematics and engineering at Independence High School in Charlotte, N. C. for 13 years.  Before becoming a teacher, I worked in industry for 24 years as a Software Engineer.

I graduated with honors from UNCC with a BS in Mathematics/Computer Science and Electrical Engineering minor. I have had post graduate training at NC State University, University of Tennesse Chatanuga, Duke University, Rochester Institute of Technology, UNCC and Central Piedmont Community College.

I have been married for 35 years.  We have 2 beautiful daughters, a granddaughter and a grandson.


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  • JCPS Summer Hours

    Johnston County Public Schools will be moving to summer office hours on June 13. School and district offices will operate on a four-day work week.  Offices will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursdays. The summer schedule will continue until August 11. All offices will be closed on July 4. 

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  • 2022 Summer Information Fair Dates Set

    Johnston County Public Schools is always striving to provide students and families with exemplary service. In most cases, school bus transportation is essential for many students to access a quality education. In order to meet our daily goal, it is necessary to implement change that enhances and improves our overall operation. As we prepare for the 2022-2023 school year, JCPS Transportation Services and School Nutrition will be hosting a Summer Information Fair at each high school.

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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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