Mrs. Laura B. Long

Phone: 704-810- 8816 or on Twitter @laurablong


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Mrs. Laura B. Long

My name is Mrs. Long and I am so excited to welcome you to Highland's library!  This is my fifteenth year working in the Gaston County School system.  I graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a B.A. in Elementary Education and East Carolina University with a Master's of Library Science.  I am a National Board certified teacher and licensed to teach K-6, ELA 6-9, English 9-12, and AIG K-12, in addition to being a certified school librarian.  I am also the President-elect of the North Carolina School Library Media Association (


Highland's library is the learning hub of the school.  I look forward to seeing each of you in the media center this year and helping you collaborate, create and curate in the library!

"Educate the head to think, the heart to feel and the body to act."  ~Iowa Common Schools, 1869