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5th Grade Frequently Asked Questions

5th Grade Team Members

Jennifer Curry   Email   Website

I am a native of Stephens, Arkansas. I am married and have 3 children, 2 sons and a daughter. This is my 9th year to teach 5th grade here at Barkers Mill Elementary. I will be teaching math this year. I have been in the education field for 14 years, including 7 years in which I taught in Arkansas.
Deanna Grisham   Email   Website

Hello, my name is Deanna Grisham. I teach 5th grade RLA (Reading, Language, and Writing) and Social Studies. I have a degree from Middle Tennessee State University.
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Melinda Manges   Email   Website

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Julie Miller   Email   Website

Kirsten Van Orden   Email   Website

Welcome to fifth grade! I am looking forward to a great year together. This is my eighteenth year teaching with ten years teaching outside Tennessee. I have taught in California, North Carolina and in upstate New York. I have two sons who married two beautiful women, and they all live here in Clarskville. I also have a Golden Retriever named Bailey. My husband has retired from the Army so we decided this was where we would build our happily ever after. I love teaching and am blessed to be a part of your child’s life.
Shelby Wilson   Email   Website

Welcome to 5th Grade! I am truly looking forward to a wonderful year, and I can't wait to get started. This is my first year teaching at BMES; I moved to Clarksville from Michigan to further my teaching career. I graduated from Michigan State University and love to cheer for the Spartans. In my spare time I enjoy taking my dog for walks and spending time on the lake. Let's have a great year!

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