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    Announcement: 2011-11-04

    WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR NOV. 4

    Friday
    Lunch ? Tacos ? 12:35 p.m.
    Graduation meeting ? Room 621 ? 12:35 p.m.
    Football ? Caruthers High School ? 7 p.m.

    GRADUATION MEETING
    All seniors must attend the Jostens meeting regarding information about graduation, Nov. 4 at 12:35 p.m in Room 621. There will be no off-campus lunch passes that day.

    OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
    Elementary through high school students may participate in the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child program by filling out an empty shoe box with items for a child. These boxes are sent to different countries where persecution, disease, poverty and neglect are present and given to young boys and girls. The boxes carry the news of Jesus, but also provide the child with hygiene items and small toys. Empty shoe boxes and informational flyers may be found in Robert Foshee’s Room 608. Once the boxes are filled, please return them back to Room 608 by Nov. 10. As a school, our goal is to collect 250 shoe boxes!

    CHESS CLUB
    A new club will be starting up every Sat. called The Fresno Chess Club – Scholastic Chess. All students kindergarten to 12th grade are welcome to come and improve their game. The meetings will be in the FCS Music Suite from 1-4 p.m., free of charge.

    DESSERT CONCERT
    Jazz Band and Adoration Ensemble will be performing together for a dessert concert, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Desserts will be served during intermission but others will be auctioned off to support travel funds for the trips planned later in the year. Admission is free and the concert will be held in Ground Zero main.

    VOLLEYBALL INTRAMURALS
    Volleyball intramurals are scheduled for Nov. 8-11 at lunch time in the FC Gym. Teams must consist of three people, including one girl, and only one varsity girl volleyball player is allowed per team. Students may sign up outside of the high school office.

    BABY ADS
    Seniors who want a baby ad in the back of the Jostens yearbook must remember to turn the pictures and form in by Dec. 2. Late ads will not be taken. If parents or students have any questions, please contact the high school office or Molly Sargent.

    CSF TUTORING
    Every Wed. at 3:05 p.m., California Scholarship Federation will be providing tutoring in Room 621. Help will be offered for free in all school subjects and all students are welcome to come.

    VOLLEYBALL WORKOUTS
    Fall workouts for softball begin Nov. 7 and Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. The workouts will continue for the following five weeks on Mon., Wed. and Fri. All students interested may attend, but please come prepared with athletic clothes and shoes. If students own a bat, cleats and a glove, those are also needed. Mandatory practice for softball begins in January. For more information or questions, please contact Jeff Ragan at 559-259-6468 or [email protected].

    DRAMA PERFORMANCE
    The high school drama class will be presenting “The Gift of the Magi” Nov. 18 and 19 at 7 p.m. This classic tale is the perfect story to tell right in time for the holidays. Tickets may be purchased at the door of Ground Zero main for $5.

    SPORTS FEES
    All sports fees and the athletic packet with an attached physical are due before the athlete will be allowed to participate in a game. Please contact Michelle Regnerus in the athletic office with any questions. 299-2695, ext. 123. The school’s athletic home page for updates and information regarding sports may be found on www.hometeamsonline.com.

    PLAN TEST
    The Preliminary ACT test will be administered in the Peoples Church Gym Nov. 9, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The PLAN test is in preparation for the ACT All students ninth though eleventh grade are encouraged to take this test, free of charge. Sign up before Oct. 28 in front of the high school office.

    ART PRESENTATION
    A representative from the “Art Institutes,” Lori Wilkins, will be in Sharon Sharf’s Room 625 to give a presentation about the schools programs. If students are interested, check out of 5th period at 11:45 a.m., Dec. 7.

    FRESNO STATE SCHOLARSHIP
    Seniors, if you are interested in attending California Scholarship Federation, in the fall and believe that you may qualify for a President’s Scholarship from the Smitcamp Family Honors College, please see Molly Sargent for application details.

    COMMUNITY COLLEGE HONORS PROGRAMS
    Fresno City Community College and Willow International Community College both have honors programs available to qualifying students. Those would like to attend two years of community college and experience challenging classes with the promise of UC admission, see Molly Sargent for more details.

    I.D. CARDS
    Students must remember to bring their school I.D. cards to home football games to enter for free.

    MOMS AND DADS CLUBS
    The Moms and Dads Clubs’ first major responsibility this year will be organizing the concessions and activities for the home football games (High school and Youth/Pop Warner). We are looking for volunteers to help with admissions, ticket sales, barbecuing, concessions, fifty/fifty giveaway, setup and clean up. The high school home games will be on Friday evenings. Youth football games will be Saturday afternoons. We would like to have the setup done and concessions going about an hour before the game, and start winding down by the 4th quarter.

    High school game dates are: Nov. 11.

    We are also looking for donations for the concessions. Listed below are several items we would greatly appreciate. They can be dropped off at the main office or the athletic office at FC.

    Bottled Water (cases)
    Gatorade (20 oz cases)
    Sodas (canned cases)
    Napkins, paper plates, plastic utensils, paper cups, paper bowl

    CLUB LUNCHES
    Any clubs and teams interested in earning money may fundraise a lunch on a Friday to raise money. Please contact Michelle Regnerus in the athletic office and call 559-299-1695 ext. 123 or 124.

    GIRLS TENNIS
    Girls tennis has been officially cancelled as not enough players signed up to participate.

    SPIRIT PACKS
    The school spirit packs are available for $25 in Robert Foshee’s Room 608. Each pack includes a Nuthouse T-shirt, lanyard and bracelet. Spirit wear may be purchased in the high school office.

    ATTENDANCE CALLS
    Parents, be sure to call Lisa Dooley in the junior high/high school office when your kids are going to miss a day of school. The telephone number is 299-1695, ext. 125

    DATES TO REMEMBER–

    OCTOBER

    NOVEMBER
    November 7 — Ensemble and Jazz Band dessert concert
    November 8 — Spanish 2 and 3 at Univision
    November 9 — PLAN test administered
    November 10 — Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes due
    November 11 — Veterans Day, no school, Band marches Veterans Day Parade
    November 13-15 –College Trip
    November 16 — Half day
    San Joaquin Valley Town Hall: Andrew Ross Sorkin
    November 18-19 — Drama presents “The Gift of the Magi”
    November 23-25 — Thanksgiving break

    DECEMBER
    December 7 — Art presentation, Room 625
    December 14 — Half day
    December 16 — First semester ends, half day

    JANUARY
    January 9 — Second semester begins

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