Phone: 919-934-7333 ext 5977


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. English Language & Literature, University of Mount Olive M.Ed. Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), University of North Carolina Wilmington

Mrs. Heather Markuson


A native of northeastern North Carolina, my husband and I have two sons, both in college and Army National Guard. We also have a a friendly yellow lab. I love being outside, traveling, and trying new restaurants. 

At West, I teach English language development and advise Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). 

Go Wildcats!


  • Fall 2021

    1st block- ESL Content Class

    2nd block- English 1 and 2 Co-Teaching

    3rd block- Earth & Environmental  Science Co-Teaching

    4th block- Planning/ Consultative


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JCPS Announcements

  • 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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  • 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 for updates on our school bus routes beginning Tuesday, January 18.

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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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