Hi, my name is Pam Grimes, and I think teaching fifth-graders is the greatest job in the world! I graduated from Arkansas Tech and have been teaching in Russellville since 1987. 

My husband and I love to do jigsaw puzzles, travel and do projects around the house.

My name is Cindy Haley and I love being a teacher at UE5G! I graduated from the University of Arkansas and have been teaching since 2004. I have been at UE5G since I began teaching. I enjoy cooking and baking.

Hi, my name is Debbie Hudson and I am excited to teach your children math this year! I graduated from the University of Arkansas. GO HOGS! I have been teaching in the Russellville School District since 1989. Before teaching in Russellville, I taught third grade in Bentonville, AR. I love to read, watch football (I am from Louisiana so my family are Saints fans), and be outdoors hiking or bike riding.

Hello, my name is Jordan Humphreys and I am excited to teach your scholar this year! I graduated from Arkansas Tech University and have been teaching since 2013. I taught at KIPP Delta Charter School in Helena, AR, for three years before joining the RIS team. 

I love to kayak and hike.

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MATH

Fifth grade mathematics is about:

  • developing fluency with addition and subtraction of fractions, and developing understanding of the multiplication of fractions and of division of fractions in limited cases

  • extending division to two-digit divisors, integrating decimal fractions into the place value system and developing understanding of operations with decimals to hundredths, and developing fluency with whole number and decimal operations

  • developing understanding of volume