Mrs. Laura Starnes

Phone: 828-495-4611


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance NC Teach Program Licensed in Middle School Math and Social Studies

Mrs. Laura Starnes

I grew up in the Hiddenite Community and  attended Hiddenite Elementary, East Jr. High, and ACHS.  I attended CVCC and graduated from UNC Charlottle.  I worked in the banking industry for several years before going back to school.   I attended the NC Teach program at Lenoir-Rhyne and began my teaching career with Alexander County Schools, first at East and now here at West.  I have taught 6th and 7th grade Math for 15 years.  I now live in the Bethlehem community and  I am married and have 2 children.  My oldest child, Mattie, is a junior at ACHS.  My youngest child, Karlee, is in the 6th grade here at West.




  • Math Grades, Assignments and Homework: Your most useful resource will be your child's account.  This resource contains PowerSchool, Canvas and School Net.  All students know how to sign into this account and are expected to do daily at school.  Please review this resource with your child regularly to keep you posted on their progress.

    PowerSchool:  Contains schedules and current grades for each class.

    Canvas:  All daily assignments will be listed in the Math folder.  If the assignment is homework, it will be in the instructions on Canvas.  

    Schoolnet:  Review all math tests and results.  


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