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    Announcement: 2007-10-13


    Schecdule for October 15 – 19, 2007

    Student leadership encourages students to dress up in support of Homecoming on Oct. 19. Each day students will show their spirit by wearing themed clothing. The first designated theme day allows students to wear sport jerseys to school on Monday, Oct. 15.

    For the fifth time in as many weeks, the National Edition chose Feather articles to represent teen writing. Sophmore Alyssa Boss’ “Book Buddies create success”, freshman Madison Dooley’s “Makeover promotes female maturity” and senior Amanda Wood’s “Curfew constricts teen shopping” all were honored in the Oct. 8 edition.

    Readers can check out articles in the various sections of the National Edition or their respective sections of The Feather Online. The Feather has placed articles in the first five issues of the National Edition. Since the first issue, 13 articles have now appeared in the weekly online newspaper.

    The National Edition began publication in September 2003 and is sponsored by the American Society of Newspaper Editors.

    George Freeman needs several high school students to tutor math after school. If interested, please contact Freeman as soon as possible.

    Those students, parents and alumni who have considered traveling with Greg Stobbe to Ireland need to bring him signed consent forms and a deposit of $400 to reserve a place on his upcoming June trip to Ireland. If 20 people are not signed up by Oct. 24, Stobbe will cancel the trip and begin working on another trip for a future date. Contact Stobbe through Greg Stobbe’s e-mail or drop off the signed form in his office box ASAP.
    Those who do not have the itinerary or form can also get them from Stobbe.

    Those interested could also read Jennifer Sherfield’s Aug. 24 online article, “Adviser plans Irish tour” or read the itinerary in the FCS Vault under Stobbe and Ed. Tours.

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes(FCA) is gathering used cell phones to raise funds for their activities. They need at least 30 phones before they can receive credit. Please donate unused cell phones in the designated bin outside the office.

    The Feather print edition has been honored with another medal from an Ivy League school on Oct. 5. The Columbia Scholastic Press Association of Columbia University, New York City, awarded The Feather’s 2006-07 issues a Silver Medal with 916 out of a possible 1,000 points. The Feather missed a Gold Medal by 9 points. Rookie editors Ryan Martens and Mary Kneefel led a mostly brand new staff. Columbia gave the 2005-06 Feather issues a Gold Medal, which nearly earned a perfect score.

    The Feather also earned All-Columbian Honors for their overall coverage and business operations. As a result, The Feather achieved at the 95% or higher in those categories.

    Columbia University provides a critique of the submitted newspapers, which provides constructive, rigorous and specific criteria that describe the ideal student publication.

    CSF MEETING, Oct. 15–
    The first California Scholastic Federation meeting of the semester will be held during lunch in Room 621 on Oct. 15. Refer to the posted list of accepted members on the office window. For any questions see adviser Molly Sargent or contact her through Molly Sargent’s e-mail.

    The administration presents Rock These Walls and will host top Christian artists at Peoples Church on Nov. 14 at 7:30 P.M.. The first installment of Rock These Walls will feature Aaron Shust and Building 429. Tickets cost $20 each, but campus students and family can buy them in advance in the office for $15 from Oct. 2-Oct. 15. VIP packages are also available and include a limo for 10, dinner, VIP seating and a photo-op with the band. Visit Jennifer Lee in the office to purchase tickets or for more information.

    The annual field trip to Cayucos will take place on Oct. 26. Students will ride a charter bus to Cayucos, hang out on the beach in the afternoon and then attend the Coast Union football game in the evening. The cost for the trip is $30, which will include the bus ride, a snack on the bus, and entrance to the game. The students will need to bring additional money for lunch and dinner. Pick up a permission slip in front of the office and return it to the student leadership sign-up table in the Ground Zero quad during lunch. Sign-ups begin Oct. 3.

    PSAT, Oct. 17–
    PSAT is scheduled to be administered on Oct. 17 at 8 A.M. The test is recommended for sophomores and juniors in preparation for taking the regular SAT. The cost is $13 and sign-ups are available in the office.

    ADVENTURE P.E. No. 2–
    The P.E. department is taking signups for adventure P.E. No. 2, a bike riding excursion around the Yosemite valley floor. Due to the unpredictable weather, the trip has been postponed. Sign up in the office or with Scott Callisch, P.E. instructor.

    Seniors theme: Mutant Ninja Turtles; Color: black. Juniors theme: Rockstar; Color: red. Sophmores theme: Superheroes; Color: green. Freshman theme: Jungle; Color: turquoise. The dress code will be enforced.

    High school students interested in tutoring see George Freeman in the junior high office as soon as possible. This is a paid position.

    Once a month the P.E. department will organize excursions to activities not commonly associated with traditional P.E. classes. There are limited spots available, sign up in the office. For more information e-mail Scott Callisch at [email protected].

    October- Biking in Yosemite (postponed)
    November- Kayaking at Cayucos
    February- Rock climbing
    March- Scuba diving intro class
    April- Windsurfing
    May- Rafting

    Please join Mom’s In Touch prayer group every Friday from 8-9 A.M. in Room 204 in the Peoples Church building. If you have any questions, call MaryAnn Fujihara, (559) 298-7953.



    October 17- PSAT/NMSQT Test
    October 19 – Homecoming
    October 20- PSAT/NMSQT Test
    October 26 – Beach Trip to Cayucos
    October 30- SAT Registration Deadline (for test on Dec.

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