Phone: 704-736-1017 ext. 20103


Degrees and Certifications:

AAS, Administrative Office Technology, Gaston College BS, Business Education, Appalachian State University

Ms. Angie Helms


I am a native of Lincoln County, born and raised in the West Lincoln area.  I graduated in 1992 from WLHS.  I am a graduate of Gaston College and Appalachian State University.  I have been employed with Lincoln County Schools since the age of 18.  I began my employment as a before and after school care assistant.  I have taught at Lincolnton High School and Lincoln County School of Technology. This year, I will teach Python Programming I and II, AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principles.


Dear Parents and Students,

I am excited about working with you this year.  If your child is absent, they can find classwork and activities in Canvas. It is important to join my classroom Remind so that you are up to date on important announcements.  Remind access codes are posted in the Canvas course modules. Parents, feel free to join Remind as well. Please email me at, message me on Remind, or contact me at school during my office hours if you have any questions.


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm.


Materials Needed:

-Positive attitude

-Internet access

-Writing utensils

-3 ring binder (1 inch) for notes and handouts

-Headphones or earbuds (not bluetooth, can be purchased at Dollar Tree)

-Optional items for our classroom: Sanitizing Wipes, Facial Tissues, Paper Towels, Hand Sanitizer

Python Programming I Course Syllabus

AP CSP Course and Exam Description

Parent Contact Form

"You don't have to be a genius to learn how to code, you need to be determined."  Vanessa Hurst, Co-Founder, Girl Develop It