Dear Parents and First Grade Friends,
Welcome to first grade! My name is Lea Oliva. I am so happy to be your child's teacher this year. Teaching is an absolute passion of mine! I hope you are enjoying the summer. I can't wait to hear all about your summer adventures. I spent some time at our family lake house in Pennsylvania. I am so excited to get to know all of you in September. We will have lots of fun learning together this year. I thought you might like to know a little about me!
Mrs. Oliva’s Favorites:
Reading books, My Family -I will tell you lots of stories about my husband Frank and daughter Francesca, Going to the lake, Spending time with family & friends, Target /Amazon/ TJ Maxx, I love buying new books to read to my students, Baking , Beekeeping, and taking long walks with our dog Birdie Girl.
Anna Falcone will be our Teaching Assistant for our class this year. She comes to Primrose with lots of good experience working in different school districts. She is currently in a Graduate Program for Childhood Education and Special Education through L.I.U. She is excited about working with first grade students this year!
Ms. Falcone's Favorites:
Gardening, growing vegetables, art (as a first career she was a graphic designer) , she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children (her daughter is off to college this year and her son attends Somers High School), she also has a dog.
*** PLEASE SEND A PHOTO OF YOUR CHILD TO MY EMAIL BELOW. We Will work on getting to know our students!***
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. It will be important to keep communication open between us. The best way to contact me is by email: LOliva@somersschools.org.
First Grade is going to be very exciting! Be sure to enjoy these sunny summer days!
Fondly, Mrs. Lea Oliva & Ms. Falcone