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Ms. Beth Backus

Ms. Beth Backus,  Assistant Principal, Highland Elementary School.


Ms. Backus joined the HES team in the 2017-18 school year. Prior to that, she served as a school administrator in Dunn, NC. 

She  is a veteran teacher of 18 years, teaching grades 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 with the public school system in North Carolina. Ms. Backus grew up in Ohio, where she worked with Ohio public schools as well as a private school for children with ASD. 

Ms. Backus is highly committed to serving the students in her care, and is proud to be a HES Pirate! #piratestrong