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    Announcement: 2008-11-04

    By: The Feather Editors


    Senior class picture – Woodward Park, 7:45 a.m.
    Lunch – Pita Pit
    Sister2Sister Lunch – Room 621, 12:35 p.m.
    HS civics mock elections – GZ quad, 12:35 – 1:15 p.m.
    JV/V volleyball vs. Fowler High School – FC Gym, 4:30 and 6 p.m.

    All School Service Day
    All students – GL Johnson Chapel, 8 a.m.
    Teachers/students – Load busses and leave PC campus, 9 a.m.
    Teachers/students – Load busses at various locations to return to PC campus, 1:45 p.m.

    Book/Walking Buddies at Pinedale, 12:05 p.m.
    Lunch – Pick Up Stix
    V (B/G) CC at WSL League Championship – Woodward Park, 2 – 5 p.m.
    JV/V volleyball vs. Parlier High School – FC Gym, 4:30/6 p.m.

    Moms In Touch Prayer Group – Room 204, 8 – 9 a.m.
    CSF build-your-own-burritos lunch – GZ quad, 12:35 p.m.
    Spanish Club meeting – Room 603, 12:40 p.m.
    HS boys’ Bible study – Room 623, 12:40 p.m.
    FC Marching Band to Pismo Band Review – Pismo Beach, 3 p.m. – 12 a.m.
    JV football at Caruthers High School (A) – Caruthers, 6 p.m.

    FC Marching Band at Pismo Band Review – Pismo Beach, all day
    HS Cheer at USA Regional – Clovis North Educational Center, 1 p.m.
    CIF Tennis Individual Championships – Buchanan High School, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    For complete sports results, visit the sports section of The Feather Online.

    There will be a meeting Nov. 7 during lunch in Room 603. Please come with ideas to share about our new T-shirt logo and design. Club officers: need to meet with Mrs. Foth on Thursday at lunch. Please, come on time!

    The Service Project Day is Nov. 5. All students in the junior high and high school will be headed out into the community to serve in various locations around the city. Students should come prepared with a sweatshirt/jacket and pack a lunch with a drink. Below is the schedule for the day and our various destinations. Students will receive their location in their Bible class.

    8 a.m. Worship in the G.L. Johnson Chapel
    8:45 a.m. Attendance and final instructions
    9:00 a.m. Load buses to destinations
    1:45 p.m. Load buses at various locations to return to FCS

    High school destinations

    Destination #1
    Neighborhood Thrift Store / Warehouse (A ministry of The Well), 1050 N. Fulton, Fresno, CA 93728
    Teachers: Foshee, Downing, Jones, McGowen, Schultz
    66 Students, 15 at the store, 51 at the warehouse

    Destination #2
    Pinedale – Pinedale Elementary / Pinedale Community Church
    Teachers: Endicott, Kilbourne, Martens, Adame, Fenton
    51 Students

    Destination #3
    Pavorello House
    Teachers: Sargent and Vogt
    28 Students, Kitchen Crew, 412 F St, Fresno, CA

    Destination #4
    Peoples Church
    Teachers: T. McEntee, Douty, Cunnings, D. McEntee, Regnerus
    64 Students

    Destination #5
    Northwest Church
    Teachers: Bryan, Fuller, Scharf, Mendenhall, Kela
    43 Students, Apartment Complex Clean Up, Pleasant View Apartments, 3513 N. Pleasant Ave., Fresno, CA 93705
    5 Students, Library Organization
    Teacher: Brown
    Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 101 W. Clinton, Fresno, CA 93705

    Junior high destinations
    Destination #1: World Impact, 50 Students
    Destination #2: Dakota House, 10 Students
    Destination #3: Valley Christian Center, 8 Students
    Destination #4: Youth For Christ, 10 Students
    Destination #5: Cornerstone Church, 20 Students

    Tom McEntee and Molly Sargent will be sponsoring a trip to see The Phantom Of The Opera at The Orpheum in San Francisco, Dec. 5. They will leave school at 2:30 p.m. (during 8th period) and return at approximately 1:30 a.m.

    Students interested must pay a $100 fee to cover the ticket (balcony center) and the charter bus. A non-refundable payment of $50 is due by Oct. 31. The balance will be due in mid November. Students will need to bring additional money for dinner on the way; $20 is suggested, although extra money for programs and other souvenirs may be desired. For more information, contact Sargent or McEntee.

    The civics class students have worked hard to prepare for the mock election on Nov. 4. Please do not remove or deface any election posters posted in building 6. Different students will be acting as candidates and will be giving speeches during lunch on Nov. 3 in the GZ quad. The entire student body will have an opportunity to cast ballot on Nov. 4 during lunch. Read up on different issues and propositions to vote intelligently.

    Attention seniors: The senior class yearbook photo will be taken Nov. 4 at Woodward Park. Everyone should wear fall/winter clothing (sweaters, scarves, etc.). Admission to the park is free before 8 a.m., but $3 afterward; please be there by 7:45 a.m. for an 8 o’clock shoot. Seniors will be excused from first period classes but must be on time to the second period classes. Meet in the first parking lot immediately after the gate to the right.

    The Learning Resource Center is looking for a tutor to assist Algebra II students. There is also a need for tutoring elementary students after school. Please contact LRC director Lori Grossman in the LRC office to apply for the positions. The position pays $10 an hour.

    Spanish club members voted for club officers at the Oct. 24 meeting and elected Andrew Rurik for president, Abby Schoettler for vice president, Sydney Ray for secretary, Brian Weskamp for public relations and Scott Thao for treasurer.

    The following students have overdue library materials. See Mrs. Brown TODAY to make arrangements: Eric Johnson 1, Tyler Duerr 1, Sydney Ray 2, Connor Gibes 1, Kelsey Hart 1, Daniel Wendel 1 and Terrance Shepherd 1.

    CSF members will host a table for students to sign-up for the CSF tutoring program on Monday during lunch in the GZ courtyard. This program is a free service for students who need assistance with specific subjects on a temporary basis. For more information, contact CSF tutoring program director Natalie McCallum or CSF adviser Molly Sargent.

    Every Friday at lunch there is a Bible study for high schools boys in Room 623. Coach Sorenson will be there to lead the discussion. For more information, contact Sorenson.

    FCS service project day will occur on Nov. 5. Junior high and high school students will serve in the community. School will run from 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., but instead of classes, the students will help at various organizations. It is considered a regular school day and attendance will be taken. More information to follow.

    The California Scholarship Federation (CSF) voted for club officers at their Oct. 7 meeting, electing Natalie McCallum for tutor program director, Andrew Rurik for treasurer, Austin Ward for historian, Suzanna Quiring for vice president and Chelsea Joy for president after a run-off with Elizabeth Grossman.

    The Sister2Sister program signups are underway. This program pairs junior high girls with a high school girl to be their friend and role model in an effort to facilitate the transition from elementary to junior high. As such, “big sisters” are not primarily intended to provide counseling or give unsolicited advice.

    Junior high girls interested in the program must complete and submit a form with parental permission. Forms are available in the JH office and must be returned by Oct. 24. For more information on Sister to Sister, contact Molly Sargent at 299-1695 ext. 126.

    A reminder to the students: the copier machines in the offices are not for student use. If students wish to make copies, they are 10 cents each.



    Oct. 27 – Friends of the Band Dessert Concert and Fundraiser
    Oct. 28 – Learning Resource Center parent information night

    Nov. 1 – SAT test date
    Nov. 5 – SAT registration for Dec. 6 test; all-school service day
    Nov. 10 – No school, teacher inservice
    Nov. 11 – No school, Veterans Day
    Nov. 26-30 – Thanksgiving holiday break

    Dec. 3 – Half day, teacher inservice
    Dec. 6 – SAT test date
    Dec. 15 – Fine Arts Christmas Concert
    Dec. 19 – End of first semester; half day
    Dec. 22-Jan. 11 – Christmas vacation

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