Students look beyond the pews

From dharma to dreidels, religious education at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School is a diverse affair.
For the past four years, administrators at the private elementary school in Thousand Oaks have brought in a parade of different faith practitioners to share their beliefs with students. Guests teach children about the holidays they celebrate, how they celebrate them, and the ideas and traditions behind them.
Nancy Whitson, who heads the school, said the effort is simply an extension of ...

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