First grade students at Saint Monica Catholic Elementary School
visited Santa Monica Fire Station #1 on Friday, Jan. 31 for the
conclusion of the nationwide Catholic Schools Week.
Inspired by teacher Ms. Elizabeth Nuzzolese, the children walked five
blocks through their community to say "thank you" to their fellow 7th
Students presented firefighters with a homemade sign, cards, and
donuts in tremendous gratitude for their outstanding courage and
The class received a personal tour, a demonstration of responding to a
call and gearing up in uniform, fire safety tips, and a personal
The students said they felt “fired up” after meeting their everyday heroes.
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