1st Grade

Mr. Andrew Olson

 1st Grade
 Email: aolson@stphilipsmilwaukee.com

Mr. Andrew Olson is our 1st grade teacher.  He came to St. Philip’s in 2011.


Mr. Olson is married to Mrs. Bethany Olson.  Mrs. Olson is also a former Kindergarten teacher here at St. Philip’s.  They have a one year old daughter, Chloe.


Mr. Olson was born and raised in sunny California.  He attended Escondido Lutheran grade school and California Lutheran High School.


Mr. Olson graduated from Martin Luther College in 2008.  Since graduation, Mr. Olson has had the opportunity to teach in various multi-cultural schools.  Mr. Olson’s former schools include:

    Peridot Lutheran, Peridot, AZ 2008-2009

    Garden Homes, Milwaukee, WI 2010-2011

    St. Philip’s Lutheran, Milwaukee, WI 2011-present


When asked why he became an educator, Mr. Olson said: “Early on I knew I wanted to work with and help kids.  After much encouragement from both my parents, I decided to pursue teaching.”


Favorite Movie: Lord of the Rings


Favorite Hobbies: Playing tennis, collecting bobbleheads


Favorite Bible Passage: Romans 8:37 “In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.”

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