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    Announcement: 2007-11-05

    SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 5-10, 2007–

    MONDAY

    TUESDAY – CHAPEL SCHEDULE
    HS chapel, GZ, 11:05 A.M.
    Book/Walking Buddies, Pinedale, 11:30 A.M.
    Varsity volleyball playoffs vs. Coast Union, 7 P.M.

    WEDNESDAY

    THURSDAY
    Physical science rocket trip, 6/7/8th periods
    Varsity volleyball playoffs – TBA
    Spanish III to “The Man of La Mancha”, 7 P.M.

    FRIDAY
    “Just for Girls” Bible study with Michelle Wright, lunch, room 604

    SUNDAY
    Loomis – HS Band at Fresno Veteran’s Day Parade – TBA

    NEW INCENTIVE FOR ROCK THESE WALLS–
    A new incentive has just been announced! Starting today through Nov. 5, students can earn cash by selling tickets for the upcoming Rock These Walls concert at Peoples Church. Anyone who sells 20 or more tickets will earn $50. Top seller earns $100.

    Tickets to the Nov. 14 “Rock These Walls” concert featuring AARON SHUST and BUILDING 429 are on sale. Individual tickets cost $20.

    Come to any school office, turn in the money, and pick up the tickets. Prizes will be awarded on Nov. 6.

    ADVENTURE P.E. OFFERED: KAKAKING–
    Once a month the physical education department will organize excursions not normally associated with PE classes on campus. Adventure PE is gearing up for its third adventure: ocean kayaking on Nov. 9. Due to limited space, Scott Callisch, P.E. teacher, will no longer be accepting sign-ups. The small class just returned from a one day biking trip to Yosemite earlier this month. For more information e-mail Callisch at [email protected].

    The next adventure PE offerings are:

    November- Kayaking at Cayucos
    February- Rock climbing
    March- Scuba diving intro class
    April- Windsurfing
    May- Rafting

    POWDER PUFF–
    The annual Powder Puff flag football game will take place on Nov. 16. Those girls who are interested in participating need to talk to a leadership student for further information.

    FEATHER WRITER APPEALS TO NATIONAL AUDIENCE–
    The Feather continues to post relevant content on the National Edition online newspaper. Sarah Ingersol’s, “Video class produces professional films,” is currently honored in the Nov. 5 National Edition. This is the 9th straight week a Fresno Christian reporter has placed an article.

    Currently 597 high schools across the United States, regardless of size, are participating in online newspaper production and eligible for this honor. This week, 26 articles were chosen from the thousands of high school articles across the country.

    Readers can check out the article in the features sections of the National Edition or in The Feather Online. The Feather has placed articles in the first nine issues of the National Edition. Since the first issue this year, 19 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.

    ROCK THESE WALLS–
    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.

    SECOND SPACE THEATRE PRODUCTION–
    The Parent Support Network would like to invite you to Second Space Theater in the Tower District for a night of entertainment for the play, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever on Saturday, Nov. 10. Tickets will be available in the high school office next week for $25. If three or more are purchased at the same time, the cost is $20 per ticket.

    Raffle tickets will also be available in the high school office for $5 each or five for $20. Prizes include six sessions of spray tanning at Mystique worth $240; $100 gift certificate to the elegant restaurant, Roe; $100 gift certificate to Claim Jumper restaurant, FSU basketball and FSU football tickets, and many other prizes! Help support PSN for its annual fundraising event.

    USED CELL PHONES–
    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.

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

    MOM’S IN TOUCH–
    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.

    DATES TO REMEMBER–

    OCTOBER–

    November 10 – Second Space Theatre Family Night
    November 12 – No school, Veteran’s Day
    November 14 – Rock These Walls concert
    November 21 – Half day schedule
    November 22-25 – Thanksgiving holiday
    November 28 – Half day schedule, teachers’ inservice
    December 1- SAT and Subject Tests
    December 14 – Half day schedule, end of first semester
    December 15 – January 6 – Christmas vacation
    December 26- *SAT registration deadline for Jan. 26 test
    January 7 – First day of second semester
    January 21 – No school, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    January 26 – AcaDec Interview/Speech/Essay Competition
    SAT and Subject Tests
    January 29- *SAT registration deadline for March 1 test
    January 30 – Half day schedule, teachers’ inservice
    February 2 – AcaDec Super Quiz
    Febryary 2 – Softball dinner/auction
    February 8/9 – JH/HS drama production
    February 11 – No school, Lincoln’s birthday
    February 18 – No school, Presidents’ Day
    February 27 – Half day schedule, teachers’ inservice
    March 1- SAT Test
    March 8 – FCS Auction
    March 14 – End of third quarter

    * SAT deadlines: U.S. deadlines apply, late fees enforced

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