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    Announcement: 2008-12-09

    By: The Feather Editors

    SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER 8-12, 2008

    THURSDAY – CHAPEL SCHEDULE
    Book & Walking Buddies – Pinedale Elementary, 12:05 P.M.
    Lunch – Rosalinda’s burritos
    JV (G) basketball at Mendota
    JV (G) basketball tournament vs. Liberty, 5 P.M.
    V (B) basketball at Immanuel tournament
    JV (B) basketball at Hardwood Classic – FC gym, time TBA

    FRIDAY
    Jostens’ presentation to seniors – Room 621, 8 A.M.
    Spanish III Jorge music & talk – Room 603, 11:45 a.m. and 12:35 p.m.
    Lunch – leadership
    HS boys’ Bible study – Room 623, 12:35 P.M.
    JV (B) basketball at Hardwood Classic – FC gym, Time TBA
    V (B) basketball at Immanuel Tournament
    JV (G) basketball vs. Kerman at Mendota Tournament, 5 P.M.

    SATURDAY
    HS cheer at GSSA Championships – Sacramento Convention Center
    JV (B) basketball at Hardwood Classic – FC gym, time TBA
    JV (G) basketball vs. Washington Union at Mendota Tournament, 11 a.m.
    JV (G) basketball vs. Mendota at Mendota Tournament, 1 P.M.
    V (B) basketball at HIS Holiday Tournament

    EVANGEL HOME CONTRIBUTIONS NEEDED
    A local women’s shelter, the Evangel Home, near downtown Fresno, is in need of food, clothes and gifts for the 20 children who live there. The homeless shelter has been in constant operation since 1955 and is feeling the economic pinch.

    The Feather staff would like to organize a grocery gift card drive to help restock the program’s kitchen. Evangel volunteer organizer Joyce Williams reports low stock on a number of staples and necessities.

    Those willing to donate a Save Mart gift card or an unwrapped gift, please contact Feather adviser Greg Stobbe or check the needs list in the computer lab. The Evangel Home’s annual Christmas party is Dec. 17 and donations should be in place before that date.

    Williams can be reached at the Evangel Home at 559.493.8607 or e-mail Stobbe at [email protected].

    FREE NOTS TICKETS
    Attention all guys: student leadership will be awarding two free tickets to Night of the Stars to the person who asks in the cutest/most creative way. Only two weeks remain to purchase tickets.

    PSAT RESULTS
    PSAT results, including score sheets and test booklets, may be picked up from Molly Sargent in the high school office. Students must have a note from their parents giving permission to pick up the PSAT material or parents may pick the results up themselves. For more information or for questions, contact Sargent.

    NIGHT OF THE STARS
    Fresno Christian’s formal event, Night of the Stars (NOTS), will take place on Saturday evening, Jan. 24. Each class will make a movie which will be shown in chapel the week of Jan. 17-22. Tickets cost $50 and will be sold until Dec. 18.

    During the formal event, photos will be taken before the dinner and an awards ceremony, similar to the Oscars, recognizing the winning movie, individuals, directors, etc., will take place. There will also be a non-school affiliated dance after the dinner and awards ceremony.

    Any student attending the Night of the Stars must turn in a permission slip when they purchase their tickets. Permission slips were handed out in English classes.

    Those who wish to bring a date who does not attend Fresno Christian must schedule an interview for the date with argent or Principal Jon Endicott.

    DONATION COMPETITION
    FCHS is conducting a competition between classes to collect jackets and blankets for people in need. Items do not have to be new, but they must be clean with no holes or stains.

    The blankets can be knitted, crocheted, wool, cotton or acrylic. Jackets can be in any size for children through adult men and women. Every item which comes in will add spirit points for your class: 20 points for blankets and 10 points for sweatshirts and jackets.

    Find the proper class drop off points and leave donations in the bins. Do not take items from a bin or your class will lose points. Currently, the freshman class has 80 points; the sophomores, 10 points; and the juniors and seniors have 0.

    SCRIP SAVES ON TUITION

    Remember to purchase Scrip for your holiday shopping and giving. You will earn 2%-3% of all your purchases as a credit against your tuition. All gift cards are worth the face value of purchase; there are no hidden fees! Use your Save Mart Shares card (remember they must be activated within 6 months), and also purchase Save Mart Scrip and you will get a 4% credit on all that you spend! (Shares card use alone is 2%).

    Stop by any school office for order forms. Call Cynthia Ward at 299-1695, ext. 124, or email her at [email protected] for questions.

    SOPHOMORE SWEATSHIRTS
    UPDATE: New sweatshirts will be made for less cost in 1-2 weeks.

    Sophomore sweatshirts are on sale. Check out the design posted on the high school office window. The cost is $50 and comes in adult sizes small through XXLarge. If you have any questions or to purchase one, see Kelsey Hart.

    TUTORS NEEDED
    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.

    CSF TUTORING PROGRAM
    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.

    HS BOYS’ BIBLE STUDY
    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.

    USE OF COPIER IN THE OFFICES
    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.

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL OPEN GYMDATES TO REMEMBER–

    DECEMBER
    Dec. 15 – Fine Arts Christmas Concert at River Park Bible Church
    Dec. 19 – End of first semester; half day
    Dec. 22-Jan. 11 – Christmas vacation

    JANUARY
    Jan. 24 – Night of the Stars

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