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    Announcement: 2007-11-13

    SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 13-17, 2007–

    TUESDAY – CHAPEL SCHEDULE
    Book/Walking Buddies, Pinedale, 11:30 A.M.
    CSUF AcaDec workshop, 4 P.M.

    WEDNESDAY
    PSN pizza lunch – GZ quad, lunch hour
    Rock These Walls concert, PC Sanctuary, 7:30 P.M.

    THURSDAY
    FCA lunch, 604, 11:30 A.M.

    FRIDAY – Powder Puff Schedule
    Powder Puff, 1-3 P.M.

    SATURDAY
    AcaDec practice run – Reedley H.S.
    FCC Capital Classic

    SOUTHWEST SEQUOIA ALL LEAGUE SELECTIONS
    League MVP – Senior Melanie Nachtigall
    1st team – Senior Claire Kister
    Sophomore Quinn Livingston
    2nd team – Junior Kally Batesole

    For more information on the varsity team’s season, visit Volleyball sport shorts, 2007.

    ROCK THESE WALLS TICKETS–
    While tickets for the Nov. 13 Rock These Walls concert featuring Christian artists, Aaron Schust and Building 429, are still available online and in any high school office, parents can purchase their tickets while dropping off their students on Tuesday morning, Nov. 12 at either the elementary or junior/senior high parking lots from 7:15-8:30 A.M.

    Individual tickets cost $20 and checks can be made out to Fresno Christian Schools. All tickets sales will benefit the new high school building project.

    CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS–
    Whitney Chessum placed 11th overall and 4th as an individual with a time of 22:00. She earned a medal for her Top 12 placing. Chessum will now prepare for the State meet at Woodward Park on Nov. 24.

    Doug Daniel placed 10th overall and 6th as an individual with a time of 18:52. He earned a medal for his Top 12 placing.

    For more information on the cross country season, visit the Cross Country Sports Shorts in the sports section.

    ADOPT A SOCCER PLAYER–
    Soccer players may be adopted for $25 or the entire team for $150. The package offers an adoption certificate and a personalized t-shirt. For an additional $10, a hooded sweatshirt will be included. Forms are available in front of the office.

    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. Permission slips are due on Nov. 6 and parent drivers are still needed. 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 the following leadership students for further information on the $10 shirts and event.

    Freshmen – Ashlyn White
    Sophomores – Suzanna Quiring
    Juniors – Lindsay Franz
    Seniors – Micaelah Aleman

    FEATHER ON A ROLL–
    While The Feather Online posts new articles each day on its home site (www.thefeather.com), reporters continue to be chosen to represent the National Edition online high school newspaper. For the 10th straight week, Feather Online articles have been posted on this national publication and this week, four new articles appear.

    Alyssa Quenzer’s, Alumna chooses cheer career; Ryan Swain’s, Aaron Shust revitalizes reverence;” Chelsea Joy’s, French class tastes variety;” and Alyssa Boss’, Moms dedicate morning prayers, all are currently honored in the Nov. 11 National Edition, 15 different Feather reporters have appeared total.

    Currently 597 high schools across the United States, regardless of size, are participating in online newspaper production and eligible for this honor.

    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 ten issues of the National Edition. Since the first issue this year, 23 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.

    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–

    NOVEMBER–

    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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