Mrs. Sheri Askew

Phone: 919-553-3259


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Mrs. Sheri Askew

   Hi!  I am Sheri Askew and I am teaching ELA and Social Studies in 5th grade.  This is my 18th year of teaching.  I have taught in Maryland as well as here in North Carolina.  I have 3 children.  My son is in his first year of college and I also have 2 daughters that attend Johnston County Schools.  I am very excited to teach your children this year and look forward to getting to know them better!

   Please email me at any time if you have questions or concerns.  

   You will find that most of the information that you will need will be sent in the form of an email.  Your student will also be able to access a lot of resources that they need and will use in Google classroom.

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    PTA Information-  

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    *Fee: $6.00 + $.71 online convenience fee.  
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    Communication folders- Your child will be bringing home a blue communication folder every day.  This is a way that we can continuosly stay in touch and create a relationship between home and school.  Please review your child's work with your child on Tuesday and make sure it is returned in the folder on Wednesday.   If it is graded work you will need to sign it acknowledging that you have reviewed/seen it.  You may keep the papers that are in the keep at home pocket (some may need to be filled out and returned IF your choose to participate).  ALL STUDENT WORK SHOULD BE RETURNED EACH WEEK.   Thanks!


    BUS INFO.-  If your student rides a bus, Powhatan will be using an app this year to send an alert for bus arrival.  The app is called Here Comes the Bus.


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  • 5th Grade Schedule for ELA/Social Studies-Askew Homeroom

    8:20 -8:50 Arrival

    8:50-9:00  Morning Meeting

    9:00-11:00  Block 1 ELA/Social Studies

    11:00-11:40  Math/Science

    11:45-12:15  Recess

    12:15-12:45  Lunch

    12:50-1:40  Enhancements

    1:40-3:45  Math/Science



    Week 1- Technology

    Week 2- Art

    Week 3- Music

    Week 4- PE

    Week 5- Media



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