WELCOME TO 5th GRADE

Meet Our Team


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Mrs. Bryant - Mrs. Bryant was born in Pontiac, Michigan, but has lived here in central Virginia since the 1970s. She attended school in Campbell County and received her teaching degree from Lynchburg College. Mrs. Bryant has been happily married to Buster Bryant for nearly thirty-four years, and together they have raised four lovely daughters, Jamie, Haley, Kasey, and Whitney. Their family has grown to include three sons-in-law and three grandchildren, two of which attend LRES. Mrs. Bryant enjoys listening to music while taking long walks, gardening, and going to the beach with her family. She has also enjoyed teaching fifth graders for twelve years and is so happy to be a part of the LRES family. 

Ms. Kohlman graduated from Kutztown University, with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education. She began her teaching career in Pennsylvania teaching 6th grade and moved to the Lynchburg area in 2015 to teach 4th grade. She loves teaching and being able to help each child become successful. Ms. Kohlman loves being outside with her dogs. She also enjoys spending time with her family at the beach in Ocean City, New Jersey.

Ms. Martin -  Mrs. Martin has been a fifth grade teacher at LRES for sixteen years.  Before coming to LRES, she taught seventh grade at Amherst Middle School for three years.  She has lived in Lynchburg her whole life and is a graduate of Heritage High School.  Jennifer has a Bachelor’s Degree from Longwood University and a Master’s Degree from the University of Virginia.  She and her family members are avid UVA fans and attend many baseball, football, and basketball games throughout the year.  She has two children.  Her son, Caden, is a sixth grader at BMS, and her daughter, Cami, is a second grader at LRES.  Both of her kids are very involved in sports, and Jennifer spends a lot of her free time cheering them on from the sidelines.  When not at a sporting event, Jennifer enjoys exercising and traveling with her family and friends to different places.  

Mrs. Ogden is from Lynchburg and graduated from Brookville High School. She received her bachelor's degree from Liberty University and has been teaching in Campbell County for 7 years. She and her husband love everything outdoors and spending time with their son, Mason.

Mrs. Williams - Mrs. Williams was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, and she grew up in Amherst County. She graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma. She has been teaching elementary school for 19 years. She is married and has two sons. Her interests include reading, running, and watching her children on the soccer field. She believes that building relationships and creating a classroom family enables her students to be successful.

Upcoming Grade-Level Events

  • November/December 2017
    November 16th- Fall make-up pictures
    November 22nd-24th Thanksgiving break
    November 27th- Interims go home
    November 30th- Parent/teacher conferences
    December 1st-2nd- Santa Shop opn
    December 1st- 2hr early dismissal
    December 2nd- Breakfast with Santa 



    Posted Nov 13, 2017, 12:36 PM by Haylie Ogden
  • August/September 2017-2018
    Welcome Back!
    August 15-First day of school
    August 24-31- school-wide MAP testing 
    September 4-Labor Day NO SCHOOL
    September 12-20- Bookfair at LRES
    September 14- Interims/2 hour early dismissal
    September 19- Parent/teacher conferences 4:00-7:00pm

    Posted Aug 14, 2017, 12:59 PM by Haylie Ogden
  • April/May
    April 20- 5th grade field trip
    April 27- 2 hr early dismissal- interims go home
    Super Reader Family Night 6:00-6:45pm
    May 2- Reading SOL
    May 9- Math SOL
    May 16- Science SOL
    May 31- Last day of school

    Posted Apr 18, 2017, 5:31 AM by Haylie Ogden
  • January/February 2017
    January 30-Student of the Month lunches
    January 30-February 3 Jump Rope for Heart
    January 31-100th day of school
    February 9-Interims/ 2 hour early dismissal
    February 14- Valentine's Day
    February 16- Parent/Teacher conferences 4:00-6:30
    February 21-Jersey Mikes Night PTO 5-8pm
    February 27-March 3 Read Across America week


    Posted Feb 17, 2017, 7:59 AM by Haylie Ogden
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