Mrs. Thomas


Mrs. Thomas (the artist formally known as Ms. Pautsch) started her career in art education at Lionsgate Academy in 2009 and has been loving her job ever since! She currently teaches Creative Studio and Computer Art. Outside of the classroom, Ms. Thomas served on the LGA School Board from 2010-2013, was a founding member of the Lionsgate Foundation Board serving from 2011-2014, and organizes the LGA Open House and Pickin’ for Autism, a fundraising event for LGA. Outside of Lionsgate, she is enjoying pursuing her master’s in art education from Eastern Illinois University, making art, and expressing her creativity in the kitchen. You might see her out and about riding her red cruiser bike, enjoying bluegrass concerts, or hanging with her puppy Otto.

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