Welcome to 5th grade!My name is Ms. DeVriendt and I am thrilled to be your child's 5th grade social studies teacher. Teaching is an absolute passion of mine and I am so excited to get started. It's going to be a fun year full of learning and adventure, and I can't wait to get to know you and your child.I believe that communicating with parents is key to student academic success. This site will be an up to date resource for all of my students and their families. Please be sure to visit regularly for updates on what's happening in 5th grade.I am always available at firstname.lastname@example.org whenever you have any questions or concerns.Save the date! Our field trip to J.A. Biztown will take place on October 11, 2018. Students will prepare for the simulation prior to the field trip during class!