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    Announcement: 2012-09-24

    WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 24-28

    By Natalie Griffin, Writer

    Monday
    Lunch ~ 12: 35 p.m.

    Tuesday-Chapel Schedule
    Chapel ~ 9:35 a.m.
    Lunch ~ 12:45 p.m.

    Wednesday-See You At The Pole
    See You At The Pole ~ 7:00 a.m.-7:45 a.m.
    Lunch ~ China Bistro ~ 12:35 p.m.

    Thursday-Chapel Schedule
    Chapel ~ 12:10 p.m.
    Lunch ~ 12:40 p.m.

    Friday
    Lunch ~ 12:35 p.m.

    PSAT SIGN-UPS
    The PSAT Test will be offered on campus on October 17 for interested Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors. If you have signed up to take this test, your $14 dues need to be turned in by Thursday, September 27 to Vickey Belmont in the High School Office.

    BEACH TRIP ROOTER BUS SIGN-UPS
    Tickets for the Oct. 19 football/beach trip to Sunset Beach are now on sale! Students will leave school at 12:30pm and travel to the beach for fun and games. Students who stay at school will attend classes as usual. After going to the beach, students will go to Watsonville High School to root on the campus football team. The busses will return to Fresno Christian at 2 a.m.

    In order to go, students must fill out a permission slip, signed by their parents, and pay in the HS office. The early deposit cost for the trip is $40, due Sept. 28. The cost goes up to $45 if students pay between Oct. 1-12. Those who pay between Oct. 15-18, the price is $50. The payment includes the bus ride, snacks on the bus and entrance into the football game.

    In order to secure your spot on the bus students must pay the ticket price. Seats are limited.

    FIVE-MINUTE MILE CLUB
    P.E. teacher Michael Ogden is hosting a challenge to high school students. Run a mile under 6 minutes and join an elite group of athletes. Congrats to the first three members of the 5-minute mile club (5:59 or less). If you see the following three freshman students, congratulate these on their accomplishment during the first week of trials.

    –Jon Anguiano: 5:45
    –Bailey Brogan: 5:46
    –Tyler Breedlove: 5:59

    Anyone who earns this distinction is given a commemorative T-shirt and other tokens of appreciation. For more information, contact Ogden.

    CAL POLY VISITATION TRIP
    All juniors and seniors who are interested in attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, please attend an information meeting on Sept. 26 in Room 621 during first 10 minutes of lunch. Academic Advisor Michelle Warkentin is leading this event but needs at least two parent drivers. Each parent must fill out and sign a form in order to go on the Oct. 8 trip. The group will be gone from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to qualifying juniors and seniors. Upperclassmen must have a GPA of at least 3.50 to be eligible. There is no cost, however students will need to bring their own money to pay for lunch in SLO.

    FUNDRAISING EVENT AT PANDA EXPRESS
    Panda Express is teaming up with Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF) to raise money for FCS, Sept. 20, at the Nees and Willow location from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. When ordering at Panda Express, students, parents and families MUST PRESENT a flyer for 20% of their purchase to be donated to the school. The flyer is available in all school offices; high school and elementary.

    STUDENT ID CARDS ARE IN OFFICE
    Student pictures and ID cards may be picked up in the office, starting, Sept. 17. Please pick them up at a convenient time so that you will not be late for class. The excuse will not be accepted.

    TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD ON STAGE NOW
    PARENTS, STUDENTS and community supporters: Good Company Players and 2nd Space Theatre are currently staging Harper Lee’s inspiring tale, To Kill a Mockingbird, now through Oct. 14. Based on the iconic novel by Harper Lee, this powerful play is set in a quiet southern town in the summer of 1935. We see it all through the eyes of young Scout, whose father Atticus goes to court to defend a young black man amidst an atmosphere charged with threats and hostility.

    The junior class will be reading To Kill a Mockingbird during the fall semester. This is a great opportunity to take in the story to enhance the reading experience.

    Tickets are now on sale at the box office. It is located in the lobby of Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theatre, 1226 N. Wishon, at Olive and Wishon in the Tower District. Individual ticket are $16 general admission; $15 students & seniors. Showtimes are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.; Fridays & Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. The 2nd Space Theatre is at 928 E. Olive Avenue, at Olive and Van Ness. For reservations and info, call (559) 266-0660.

    CSF MEETING
    There will be a CSF meeting Friday, Sept. 21 at lunch. Bring your lunch.

    SPANISH CLUB
    Spanish Club has a meeting Friday, Sept. 28 at lunch. Students must turn in their application and dues to Vicki Belmont in the high school office. Applications are available in the Spanish room. Spanish club members: do not forget to bring the lyrics of a Spanish song to suggest as the theme song for this year.

    SENIOR COLLEGE INFORMATION NIGHT
    College Information Night for students and their parents is on Monday, Oct. 1, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Jackie Johnson Room. Michelle Warkentin will be resenting information on all things related to college, from scholarships to college applications. Attendance is recommended.

    THE FEATHER NEEDS CAMPUS MEDIA
    The Feather needs videographers, photographers, and other media talents. Talk to Greg Stobbe, journalism adviser, if interested.

    MUSIC DEPARTMENT NEEDS TALENT
    Junior and Senior High School students are strongly encouraged to join choir, band, percussion, and colorguard. Musical adviser Michael Ogdon needs a pianist for jazz band also; see him in the Music Suite. Principal Todd Bennett and Academic adviser Michelle Warkentin can make schedule changes that can enable you to participate.

    FALL SPORT SIGNUPS
    Signups for fall sports in high school volleyball, football, cross country and track and junior high volleyball and cross country will be outside the athletic office. Football workouts for 8th-11th grade will begin May 15 and be held every Tues.-Fri. from 3:15-5:30 p.m.

    DETENTION WARNING
    Tardies will be strictly monitored starting this week. If a student receives three or more tardies in a class they will serve lunch detention.

    DRESS CODE
    In an effort to tighten up on dress code violations, the school

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