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Read Across America Day is Coming Up!

February 1, 2019

Friday, March 1  |  8:15 – 9:15 a.m.  |  Whittier Elementary School The NEA’s (National Education Association) 19th annual Read Across America™ event is coming up! The NEA is calling America’s children, both young and old, to reward their learning […]

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Kathryn Kendall and the St. Andrew’s Literacy Team

November 27, 2018

Our partnership with Whittier Elementary School is an important part of this year’s Advent season! As one of the three distinct serve opportunities to bless people in our community and participate in the larger church missional effort, our “Blessed by Books” […]

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Partners in Print

May 8, 2018

On Wednesday, February 28, Suzanne Westmoreland, an Elder at St. Andrew’s, spent her morning in Ms. Snyder’s kindergarten classroom at Whittier Elementary in Westside Costa Mesa. Suzanne read aloud to students and taught a lesson to parents on how to […]

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Arnold Hinojosa and Whittier Elementary School

March 6, 2018

On Friday, March 2; over 50 volunteers celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday with our neighbors at Whittier Elementary School! Friends from St. Andrew’s engaged the students in fun and laughter while igniting a passion for reading. Member, Arnoldo Hinojosa, came to […]

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Dwight Moore’s Model of the Christian Lifestyle

January 30, 2018

After mourning the loss of his wife, Dwight Moore felt led to help others. He chose to serve as part of the St. Andrew’s Literacy Team (SALT), benefitting the children of Whittier Elementary School. Dwight, 83, joined St. Andrew’s in […]

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SALT Launches at Whittier Elementary

October 6, 2014

Whittier Elementary Principal Scott Wilcox opened the first training session last Friday for the St. Andrew’s Literacy Team (SALT). Sixteen classroom volunteers were trained on reading and teaching techniques so that they might build relationships and help raise literacy rates […]

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