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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 am the IT/Computer Science teacher for the CTE department.  I teach CompTIA IT Fundamentals, Computer Engineering Technology I/II, and Computer Science Principles 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.

 

  • 2020 - 2021

    9th Grade Homeroom  De Los Santos-Gonzalezese - Ferguson

    Semester 1

    1st Block - Planning

    2nd Block - Computer Engineering Technology I

    3rd Block - Computer Engineering Technology I

    4th Block - CompTIA IT Fundamentals

    Semester 2

    1st Block - Planning

    2nd Block - CompTIA IT Fundamentals

    3rd Block - Computer Science I

    4th Block - Computer Engineering Technology II Honors

     

    2020 - 2021

    9th Grade Homeroom  De Los Santos-Gonzalezese - Ferguson

    Semester 1

    1st Block - Computer Science I

    2nd Block -Planning

    3rd Block - Computer Engineering Technology I Honors

    4th Block - CompTIA IT Fundamentals

    Semester 2

    1st Block - Computer Science II

    2nd Block -Planning

    3rd Block - Computer Engineering Technology II Honors

    4th Block - CompTIA IT Fundamentals

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JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS to Utilize New Website for Bus Updates

    Our district is launching a new portion of our website to further communicate bus delays and replacements with our families. We encourage those who have a student who utilizes our transportation to get to or from school to visit www.johnston.k12.nc.us/busdelays for updates on our school bus routes beginning Tuesday, January 18.

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  • ACCESS testing for English Language Learners

    North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.

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  • Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance

    Our district is continuing to follow the guidance and recommendations from the Johnston County Public Health Department, the CDC, and the Strong Schools NC Toolkit, and we will now adhere to a 5 day quarantine period for students or staff members who tests positive for COVID-19. This is a change from the previous 10 day quarantine time.

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  • JCPS offering Test to Stay Program

    Johnston County Public Schools is participating in the Test to Stay Program, a voluntary study with Duke University and the ABC Collaborative. Due to that participation our students now have more options if they are deemed a close contact to a positive COVID-19 case while at school.

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  • JC Board of Education approves 2022 JCPS salary schedule

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the 2022 Johnston County Public Schools salary schedule at their regularly scheduled Dec. 14 meeting.

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