WELCOME TO SECOND GRADE!
My name is Leialoha Van Patter and I am so excited to be teaching your child this year. This is my first year at Lakewood Elementary and I am very happy to be here. Before coming to Tomball I was teaching first grade in Aldine. I grew up in Northern California, right outside Sacramento, in the middle of rice fields so I know country life pretty which is what drew me to Tomball. I continued my education at a community college then went on to Hawaii to receive my 4 year degree from Brigham Young University - Hawaii. While at University, I met my husband. We have been married for 7 years. We have twin boys starting Kindergarten (at Lakewood) and a baby boy that is 2 years old. We have been in Texas for 5 years and enjoy the people and hospitality.
As I try to keep open lines of communication between school and home, I encourage you to subscribe to this website to receive information particular to our classroom. Also, feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have about your child's educational success.
Please click the Bloomz app link, third one down in the gray box on the right-hand side, and follow the directions listed there to get set up to receive news, photos, and updates about your child's new classroom! You will also be able to utilize this app to sign up to volunteer, schedule parent-teacher conferences, communicate with other parents of students in our class, and much more!
I look forward to seeing as many of you on campus and around the community throughout the year and years to come.