Guest celebrities join students for Read Across America Week celebration at Saint Catherine’s School

Saint Catherine of Siena Parish School recently celebrated Read Across America Week. Megan Meihaus of St. Catherine’s says, “That week commemorated Dr. Seuss’ birthday (March 2) and was an extra special week of events on our campus. The goal was to make reading fun and instill a lifelong love of reading for our students.”

Guest celebrities Stanton

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NFL Player and St. Catherine’s Alumnus Johnny Stanton

“Our students were encouraged to put on their ‘thinking caps,’ wear striped shirts and other fun accessories all week long. We also had a book drive and asked each student to donate a new or gently used book for children in need.”

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NFL Quarterback Mark Sanchez

“On the last day, we held a Schoolwide Read In in the gymnasium where the whole school from TK to 8th grade put on their comfy, cozy attire, brought blankets and stuffed animals and read their favorite books. All week long, there were special “mystery readers” on campus including parents, cousins, our principal, alumni and more. Here were some of the special guests who joined us.”

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Laguna Beach Firefighter

The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) President/CEO Dr. Thomas Burnford has praised the hard work of Catholic school teachers and the achievements of Catholic school students. “There is great work being done in Catholic schools,” said Dr. Burnford. “Catholic school educators are called to their teaching mission in faith. We welcome all parents to consider a great Catholic school education for their children.”

Guest celebrities Father Ken

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Father Ken Schmidt, Pastor of St. Catherine of Siena Parish

Saint Catherine of Siena is currently accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Saint Catherine of Siena Parish School is a small, close-knit, friendly community that offers a rigorous academic program in a faith-based environment. From Transitional Kindergarten to a high school preparatory Middle School, Saint Catherine’s offers a unique atmosphere where small class sizes allow students to shine. To provide all families with the opportunity to attend a Catholic School, Saint Catherine’s is now offering a New Family Scholarship. 

Call (949) 494-7339 to apply or schedule a campus tour.

For more information, go to https://stcathschool.org

St. Catherine of Siena Parish School is located at 30516 S Coast Hwy.