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    Announcement: 2012-10-03


    By Natalie Griffin, Writer

    Lunch ~ Burrito Bowls ~ 12:35 p.m.

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

    Friday-Rally Schedule
    Lunch ~ 12:05 p.m.
    Rally ~ 2:30 p.m.

    The Big Fresno Fair is opening Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. Come for an exciting experience with family and friends! The campus band will be marching in the 2nd annual Big Band Review at 2 p.m. Tickets are available here.

    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.

    Homecoming is Friday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. against Immanuel High School. Volunteers are also needed for the stands and booths, contact Michelle Regnerus if interested. Come out to support your team!

    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 accomplishments.

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

    –Thomas Friesen: 5:58 mile (8th grade)

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

    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.

    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.

    The Feather needs videographers, photographers, and other media talents. Talk to Greg Stobbe, journalism adviser, if interested.

    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.

    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.

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

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

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