Reaching for the Stars in 5th Grade!

Stand Up For What You Believe!

Welcome to 5th Grade

Mary Barney, 5th Grade Teacher

Office Phone: 515-243-1874, ext. 208

Hello, I'm Mary Barney.  I was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa.  I am the oldest of eight children.  I attended St. John’s Elementary school, St. Joseph Academy, graduated from Drake University in Elementary Education and received my Master’s from Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin.  My mom was a teacher and I followed in her footsteps.  I have been teaching 5th grade at SAS for  many years.  Every year is new and  unique.  I have four children: ( Kellie is married to Jason, they have a very energetic 3-year old (threenager), they live in Tempe, Az,  Kara  is in the software business in Arizona.   Kara and her husband, Bart and their children like to camp,hike, fish, any outdoor activity. Kara and Bart just added grandson, Hank, a  one year old to our clan.  Matt is a carpenter and has  three boys:  Nick, Jayden and Colton.I enjoy traveling to Arizona.  I love to read. 

I look forward to another great year at SAS!