Hello! My name is Karen Papa. I am excited to be your child's 1st grade teacher at Reagan Elementary! Having taught for 22 years, my experience includes first, second, and third grade as well as a few years in Theater Arts. I grew up in Amarillo, Texas and graduated from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas.
My husband, Thomas is a retired math teacher. We have been married for 31 years and have 3 wonderful children. Whitney is 29. She lives in London and is working on opening a social enterprise bakery. Karli is 26. She is a gymnastics coach. Tyler is 23. He attends Texas State University.
Please visit the First Grade website for all newsletters, homework, and links. I will be using the Bloomz app for communication, volunteers, conferences, and any other important information. I am looking forward to a new and exciting school year! Never hesitate to call, email or message me through Bloomz with questions or concerns. The link will give you an overview of the benefits of using Bloomz as a parent. Please know that the communication through posts, messages and sign ups are FREE! This is a free app but will ask if you are interested in upgrading with a monthly fee to download pictures.