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Grade 5 –

Fun Events this Week-

Sharky Spottings!  Celebrating our 25th Anniversary of BFS!

Grade 5 hosts the Morning Meeting- We are Socially Conscious!

Comparing decimal fractions and rounding!

Reading Home of the Brave!

Narrative Writing- Events of our Lives- Bringing out the Theme of our Stories!

“Reading Under the Stars” (with a little imagination)

Have a wonderful weekend!

Dear Parents,                                                                        

I hope everyone had a great summer with family and friends.  More than anything I hope your son/daughter is looking forward for school to start.  My name is Christy Nelson and I will be teaching your child this year in Grade 5.  I am excited to meet all of the students and get to know them as individuals.  I aim to provide your child with a safe, warm, and inviting environment in which to learn.  

I am happy to be in Busan and a member of the BFS community.  I grew up in Aurora, Illinois.  I moved to the mountains and worked in Yellowstone National Park and then attended college in Bozeman, Montana where I received my Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.  I also hold an endorsement in Special Education k-12 from MSU-Billings.  I have taught Special Education on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and have taught 4th grade at the American School of Kuwait prior to Busan.

This is my fifth year teaching at BFS.  My son and daughter, Mason and Elsie will be attending school at BFS.  I  am happy to be a part of the school community not only as a teacher but as a parent.  My family loves spending time outdoors hiking and camping. 

I look forward to working with you and your child this year.  Please contact me for any reason at


Christy Nelson

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