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Mrs. Lara Thomas

Hello! I am so excited to join the Donald family this year! This is my 13th year teaching, but my first year in elementary. I have taught as a general education teacher, a special education teacher and an ESL teacher. I have taught middle school and high school and am truly looking forward to working in elementary this year. I can already tell that Donald is a very special place, and I can’t wait to meet the students.


I grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, but moved to Texas for college  - and stayed. Texas definitely feels like my home now. I am married to Lance Thomas who also works in LISD as a music teacher at Lewisville Elementary. We have two boys; a two year old named Harrison and an incoming Kindergartner named Elliot. Having kids of my own has added depth to my teaching and relationship building with students. I never knew how much I would enjoy younger students until I had little ones at home! Most of my free time is spent playing dinos and super heros, but when I do get an extra minute I love yoga, reading, taking classes, trying new recipes and listening to podcasts.