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Garza, Laura


Welcome to Mrs. L. Garza's Page


I'm Laura Garza and this is my first year as a Cougar at Clark High School. I graduated from Texas A&M University in 1999 and went back to my hometown to teach at my Alma Mater (Class of '95), JW Nixon High School in Laredo, TX for 5 years.  I was very fortunate to go back and teach alongside some of the greatest teachers who made a difference in my life.  While at Nixon HS, I taught English I, II, III, Pre-AP English I, Practical Writing, Reading, and Speech.  I also Co-Sponsored the dance team, the Golden Spurs for 3 years and obtained my Master's degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M International University.  

Then in 2004, I followed my heart to San Antonio where I married the love of my life, my husband Cris of 6 years.  This is my tenth year living in San Antonio.  I taught English and was the Academic Support Teacher/Credit Retrieval Coordinator at John Jay High School where I also worked on my internship for administration.  I was a proud Mustang at Jay HS for 9.5 years before coming to Clark as the credit retreival teacher in the Spring of 2014. 

I am a proud mommy of my five year old son and my two year old daughter.  My hobbies include reading, running, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

I love working with students and helping them be successful. I tell my students all the time that I knew I wanted to be a teacher since I was in the first grade. Teaching is truly my passion!


"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life that you've imagined."                                 -Henry David Thoreau

Teacher Schedule

1st pd-- Credit Retrieval --C227

2nd pd--Conference

3rd pd---Credit Retrieval---C227

4th pd---Credit Retrieval---C227

5th pd---Credit Retrieval---C227

6th pd---Lunch

7th pd---Credit Retrieval---C227

8th pd---Credit Retrieval---C227