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    Announcement: 2008-01-18

    SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 14-18, 2008

    FRIDAY
    Foth – Spanish II field trip, 11:30 A.M.
    Boys’ soccer vs. Caruthers (H), 3:30 P.M.
    Boys’ JV/V basketball at Liberty, 5:30 P.M.

    SATURDAY

    SUNDAY
    Cheer – USA Regional at Orange Lutheran H.S.

    CONGRATULATIONS JENNIFER LEE–
    After a year of work in the office, Jennifer Lee, former secretary, retired when she gave birth to her first child. Her new-born daughter, Sienna Joy, entered the world at 9 lbs. 21 inches on Jan. 11. Mom and baby are home and healthy.

    BOOK OR WALKING BUDDIES–
    Those interested in helping the students at Pinedale Elementary School may sign up for Book or Walking Buddies in front of the office. This program offers assistance to students who need help with reading or fitness health. Students who choose to participate must commit their time and effort every Tuesday afternoon during chapel and lunch.

    HARDCOPY EDITION–
    The corrected hardcopy edition of The Feather is now available. If interested, pick up a copy or two in front of the office.

    JAMBA JUICE–
    All students who want a 16 oz. Jamba Juice for lunch on Jan. 28 must complete an order form in front of the office. Orders need to be in the return box by Jan. 23. Students may pay the $4 fee when they receive their smoothie of choice.

    FENTON’S MATH LAB–
    Michael Fenton, math teacher, now offers assistance to students in room 606 Tuesday through Friday during lunch and after school.

    ATTENTION STUDENTS–
    A list of all students who have not bought a yearbook are posted on the office window. Those whose names are crossed out have purchased yearbooks and those whose names still remain have not purchased one. If anyone is still interested in purchasing the yearbook, make a check payable to FCS for $80 and turn it into Molly Sargent in room 621 or the office.

    PSAT SCORES–
    PSAT scores are now available to all students who took the exam in October. Parents must come by the office to receive the scores or may send a note granting the student permission to pick them up. For questions concerning the PSAT contact Jon Endicott.

    GIRLS’ SOFTBALL–
    Softball practice begins during 8th period on Jan. 16. Report to the field.

    CSF APPLICATIONS–
    Membership applications for second semester membership in California Scholastic Federation are now available. The enrollment period starts Jan. 9 and continues until Jan. 23; no late applications will be accepted. The $5 membership dues must be submitted to Molly Sargent with the completed application and a copy of first semester grades. All grades, freshmen through seniors, may apply. Applications are available in room 621.

    REGISTRATION FOR ALL MALES AGE 18–
    All men must register with Selective Service when they turn 18. Those who fail to register may be denied many important opportunities such as student loans, government jobs, a driver’s license in most states, and citizenship for male immigrants. Go online to register: Selective Service System.

    THREE MORE STUDENTS APPEAR IN NATIONAL EDITION–
    While The Feather did not appear in the first National Edition of the spring semester because of winter break, three new articles appeared, Jan. 14.

    Alyssa Boss’ features article, Rescue Mission grants warmth wish, Chelsea Joy’s film review, Juno spotlights offbeat protagonist, and Abigail Schoettler’s features article, Custodian raises Hispanic beat were all featured in the Jan. 14 National Edition.

    With the 2007 fall semester completed, 20 different Feather reporters and 38 articles appeared on the National Edition in 14 consecutive issues.

    Currently 645 high schools across the United States, regardless of size, participate in online newspaper production and are eligible for this honor. 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.

    Readers can check out the article in the features, entertainment, opinions and student life sections of the National Edition or in The Feather Online.

    The National Edition began publication in September 2003 and is sponsored by the American Society of Newspaper Editors (www.asne.org).

    GOLF OR BOYS’ TENNIS–
    Students interested in participating in golf or boys’ tennis sign up sheets are in front of the office.

    ADVENTURE P.E. OFFERED–
    Once a month the physical education department will organize excursions not normally associated with PE classes on campus. The small class returned from a one day biking trip to Yosemite earlier in October. For more information e-mail Callisch at [email protected] as soon as possible for the spelunking activity.

    The next adventure PE offerings are:
    January 25-Spelunking
    February – Rock climbing
    March – Scuba diving intro class
    April – Windsurfing
    May – Rafting

    JANUARY ADVENTURE P.E.–
    The Adventure P.E. class is gearing up for its next adventure, spelunking, on Jan. 25. Students who choose to participate will learn how to cave dive and explore. The participants will do a 165 ft. rappel into the cave, explore the dark recesses of the inner earth, and surface. The cost will be $41 . There is an opportunity for a 1500 foot zip line adventure for an added cost. Sign-ups are in front of the office.

    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–

    JANUARY–

    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
    February 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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