Mrs. Bridges



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Mrs. Bridges

I hope everyone has a great summer!!!

Hey! My name is Denise Bridges and I am SOOO excited to be the Science/STEM teacher this year at ECES! I'll be working as a part time enhancement teacher with the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. For those of you who aren't familiar with STEM, it stand for Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics. My hope for this year is to help reinforce the science standards that they are being taught in their classrooms, while also doing a lot of fun hands on activities. 

A little bit about me...I graduated from Campbell University with a degree in Elementary Education. I taught for 5 years before having my children and then took on a new job, as a stay a home mom. I loved staying at home for so many years but I am super excited to be back in the classroom! I have an amazing husband and 2 wonderful children who have both been at East Clayton since they started Kindergarten. My daughter, Caroline, is now in 6th grade and my son, Jackson, is in 3rd grade. They have both had amazing teachers while at ECES and I'm proud to now be apart of the ECES family. Also, last February I took over as East Clayton's PTA President. It has been a lot of work but I'm glad I get to help support our school in that way. We really do have the best kids, staff, and parents at our school!


Daily Schedule

9:50-10:45  3rd Grade

10:50-11:40 5th Grade

11:40-12:50 Planning/Lunch

12:50-1:40  4th Grade


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