Welcome to Mrs. Fling's 3rd grade classroom. Laurisa was born and raised in Westminster, Colorado. This is her first year teaching at Arapahoe Ridge but is going on her 9th year as an elementary school teacher. Laurisa loves to read and write and is super excited to help her students throughout this school year with great success. Outside of school, Laurisa loves spending time with her family and going to craft shows. She also enjoys eating large quantities of Mexican food. :) Birthday: January 13th Favorite color: green Favorite food: Mexican food and coffee (if coffee is in the food group) Advice to students: Take responsibility for your actions at all times! Tagline: Live what you love.