WELCOME TO 5th GRADE

Meet Our Team


From left to right:  Mrs. Bryant, Mrs. Ogden, Ms. Martin, Mrs. Williams

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. 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 4 years. She and her husband love  kayaking 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

  • 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
  • December, 2016
    November 30- MAP testing begins
    November 29- Parent/teacher conferences 4-6:30pm
    December 3- Breakfast with Santa 9am-11am
    December 6- Winter Chorus concert 6:30pm
    December 6-9- Santa Shop
    December 12- Odyssey field trip
    December 12-16 SPIRIT WEEK
    December 16-5th grade Christmas breakfast/2 hour early dismissal
    December 19-30- Winter Break

    Posted Nov 28, 2016, 8:41 AM by Haylie Ogden
  • November, 2016
    November 8-Election Day- no school
    November 10-Talent Show try-outs
    November 11-PTO Movie night 6:30pm
    November 15-Jersey Mike's Night 5-8pm
    November 16-Fall Make-up pictures
    November 17-2 hour early dismissal; interims go home
    November 21-Formal Day lunches, Talent Show 6:00 pm
    November 22-Talent Show 9:00am
    November 23-27 Thanksgiving Break


    Posted Oct 31, 2016, 12:45 PM by Haylie Ogden
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