Mrs. Portera's

Class Website

Sharks are welcome to swim here!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Email: lportera@alvinisd.net

Campus Phone #: Office: (281) 245-3804, Classroom: (281) 245 - 6713

Room #s: Office: A124, Classrooms: A320 and A323

Teacher Schedule:

1st Period: Conference

2nd Period: Department Head

3rd Period: Room A323 Making Connections/General Employability/Pre-Transitions

4th Period: Coordinator

5th Period: Room A320 Statistics

6th Period: Room A323 Statistics

7th Period: Room A320 Statistics

Google Classroom Codes and Google Meet Links:

  • 3rd Period, Making Connections/General Employability/Pre-Transitions

Classroom Code: i4hihse

Google Meet Link: https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc5ODAyMTQ0MDA0?cjc=i4hihse

  • 5th Period Statistics

Classroom Code: uyulim6

Google Meet Link: https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc5ODIwMTU0MjQ4?cjc=uyulim6

  • 6th Period Statistics

Classroom Code: 5pkvx6u

Google Meet Link: https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc5ODA0MjUwNzA2?cjc=5pkvx6u

  • 7th Period, Statistics

Classroom Code: yqbld2c

Google Meet Link: https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc5ODIwMTU0Mjk0?cjc=yqbld2c

Tutorial Days and Times:

  • Tuesdays 3:00-3:30 PM

  • Wednesdays 3:00-3:30 PM

  • Thursdays 6:30-7:00 AM

University Alma Mater:

  • American College of Education (ACE), Master of Education in Educational Leadership

  • University of the Philippines (UP), Bachelor of Business Management

  • Cebu Normal University (CNU), Professional Education for Teachers

  • University of the Visayas (UV), Diploma in Special Education

Bohol Philippines' main attractions namely Chocolate Hills, Tarsier, Loboc River, beautiful beaches. and delicious food and delicacies.

About Me

I am born on a Wednesday at about 3:00 AM in our humble home in Jagna, Bohol Philippines . I am raised by teachers - my Papa Ely was an Industrial Arts teacher while my Mama Luz taught 3rd through 5th graders. I have two older siblings. My brother Jay and his wife Ate Neng are both nurses in Houston. Their son Noah is at E.A. Lawhon Elementary. My sister Ria and her husband Givy currently resides in Cebu Philippines working as an account analyst and private contractor (engineer).

I moved to the US in 2008 to teach in East Carroll Parish in Lake Providence, Lousiana. In 2013, I moved to teach in Madison County Schools in Canton, Mississippi. I became a Portera after marrying a southern gentleman and passionate Italian husband, Matt. Matt is also a teacher in Manvel High School. With Matt, I gained another set of wonderful parents - Daddy Johny and Mommy Linda, who lives in Greenville, Mississippi. Matt's brothers Sam and Luke are also married to two beautiful teachers, Michelle and Meredith. We left behind four sweet nieces and nephews - Ella Kate (our Bug Expert), Alex (our Dancer), Rowan (our Disney Princess), and Baby Holland (our little Doll).

I have friends all over the world. They are the family I gained from work and school. I bleed maroons - University of the Philippines! Our university prides The Oblation. The Oblation (Google it and you'll find interesting pictures and videos) means "Clothe me with knowledge." I carry this message all the time and I hope you, my dear students, will carry it too.

I learn a lot from my travels and my socialization with people from all walks of life. In Desiderata (my favorite prose poem) it says, "even the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story". My husband and I like to explore different places and try to eat and cook good food. We watch Guy Fiere's Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and Chopped as a source of inspiration. During football season, our weekends are filled with watching games. My husband's family are die-hard Ole Miss Rebels fans. Ole Miss fans also say Fins Up! We love sports and are always looking forward to watch good games whether football, basketball, soccer, tennis, baseball, or badminton! My husband and I also spend time with family and friends, watch movies, and go to Church regularly.

I'm proud to be a part of the Shadow Creek High School family since the year it was established, and I'm looking forward to enjoy being a shark for more years to come! Fins Up!

We explored parts of Texas summer of 2019.