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My name is Marie Jones and I am one of the fifth grade track 1 teachers. I graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a BA in Elementary Education and a concentration in science. Before coming to OCE, I taught 4th grade for three years at Troutman Elementary School outside of Statesville. I have been a 4th or 5th grade teacher at OCE for the past 14 years. I live in Apex with my husband, Jerame, and my two daughters, Indiana and Harper. Jerame is the GM of Leith VW of Cary and Leith VW of Raleigh. Indiana (Indy) will be in 4th grade this year and Harper will be in 2nd grade. In my spare time I LOVE TO RUN! I try to get up and run at least 3 or 4 miles every morning before school and on the weekends I run anywhere from 8-10 miles. I love to run in 5ks, 10ks, and half marathons. I also LOVE TO READ, shop, and spend time with my family and friends. My girls and I practically live in Target :) I am a vegetarian, my favorite color is red, I love candy, and I love TEACHING!! I am look forward to a great year here at OCE!