About the Teacher

I have taught 5K, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in both public and private schools.  I am a South Carolina certified teacher with a current certification in elementary education.  I have taught school for twenty years.

I am married to Laurence LaBruce and we have three sons.  Our oldest is Laurence IV who is a Citadel graduate and is married to Sarah. They live in Spartanburg, SC where he is in construction.  Our middle son, Richardson, is a McCallie School graduate where he was an honors scholar, a Davidson college graduate, and a Summa cum Laude Old Miss Law graduate.  He is practicing law in Hilton Head, SC and is married to Jean.  Our youngest son, Allston, is a Lowcountry Prep School graduate, a Presbyterian College graduate, and is currently getting his masters degree in Applied Behavioral Analysis through the University of Florida.  He works for Project Hope as a teacher.  All three of our sons are Eagle Scouts.

Pictures of my family

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4th Grade and 5th Grade English Curriculum 5th Grade Ancient Civilization Curriculum

4th-grade-syllabus English


5th-grade-syllabus  English


5th grade ancient civ syllabus





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