5th Grade

Welcome to the 5th grade page!  Please visit our 5th grade website to find out what we are learning.  You'll find student work, the fifth grade calendar, photos from class events, and online resources.

Meet our 5th grade team!

Chris Ashley was born and raised in the East Bay and has lived in Oakland since 1980. He draws and paints and likes to hike. His idea of a good time is an afternoon in a museum.

Ann Park 
is in her 10th year at Bridges Academy (22nd year overall in OUSD). Before becoming a classroom teacher, she was a math specialist for four years. She received her BA in Mathematics from UC Berkeley (Go, Bears!), MA in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania. She went on to get her teaching credential at Holy Names University--right here in Oakland. Ann is currently a National Board Certified Teacher and was 2016 CA Teacher of the Year. Some of Ann's interests include traveling, snorkeling, and reading.