Welcome to 5th Grade!

My name is Mrs. Jess Cheap, and I am thrilled to be your student’s 5th grade teacher! This is my 11th year teaching, and my fourth year at BEJ. I taught at Sylvan Elementary previously and at a school in Dunn. I am originally from Hickory, NC. I graduated from UNC Greensboro in 2010 with a degree in Elementary Education, received my Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Elon in August 2015, and received National Board in 2019.

I am excited to get to know your family as we work as a team to help your student be successful this year!

A few of my favorite things:

Color: purple

Season: Fall

Foods: Mac and Cheese

Books: Harry Potter Series and Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Drinks: Dr. Pepper and Iced Coffee

Sports Teams: Carolina Panthers and UNCG Spartans Basketball

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