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    Announcement: 2013-03-21

    WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MARCH 21-22

    By Natalie Griffin, Writer

    Thursday-Chapel Schedule
    Chapel ~ 12:10 p.m.
    Lunch ~ Pizza; provided by HS track ~ 12:40 p.m.

    Friday
    Lunch ~ Farmer Boys; provided by HS tennis ~ 12:35 p.m.

    SPRING BREAK MARCH 23-MARCH 31 ~ NO SCHOOL

    SPANISH CLUB
    There will be a Spanish Club meeting this Friday. Members will be designing Easter cards for the baskets they put together on the last meeting. Please bring any supplies you may have at home to decorate them. Glitter, sequins, ribbons, etc. will work.

    SPORTS FOR THIS WEEK: MARCH 21-22

    Friday
    HS Softball @ Kings Christian HS 3:30 p.m.

    HIGH SCHOOL PLAYS
    If you would like to do something fun with your friends, you should go to Buchanan’s musical comedy Curtains on March 21-23 at the Mercedes Edwards Theatre at 7:30 p.m. The theatre is located at 902 5th St., Clovis, 93612. Tickets range from $10-$12 and can be bought here.

    For a cheaper alternative, you can go see McLane’s musical Zombie Prom on March 20-23 at their cafeteria at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 and tickets will be sold one hour prior to showtime. Doors open at 7 p.m.

    FOLLOW THE FEATHER ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM
    The Feather Online continues to tweet each school day up-to-date news and happenings. All students, parents and community supporters need to do is sign up for an account and follow @thefeather on Twitter and our Instagram.

    To follow on Twitter:

    The Feather, Fresno Christian’s award winning online newspaper (www.thefeather.com) – @thefeather
    Fresno Christian School – @FresnoChristian
    Fresno Christian Sports – @FCEaglesSports
    Fresno Christian Music Department – @fcsmusicdept
    Inspire Gala –@InspireGala

    SENIORS
    UC Berkeley is hosting their annual Cal Day on April 20 from 9-4 p.m. for prospective students and their families. The cost of admission is free. If you are interested you can go to their website here for more information or see Michelle Warkentin.

    JOURNALISM FIELD TRIP
    The National Scholastic Press Association and the Journalism Education Association is hosting their national journalism convention in San Francisco April 24-28, 2013. The leadership of the NSPA/JEA has also asked The Feather Online to present a few sessions during the convention; they are encouraging us to share our expertise from our online experience in podcasting and our online system. The convention is a great way to improve your ability in journalism. The trip costs around $370. The editors of our newspaper are also invited to attend the 89th Annual Scholastic Convention held by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The Feather Staff will be presenting sessions to greatly help the people of our organization and benefit the attendees of the convention. See Greg Stobbe for more details.

    SAT TESTING AND REGISTRATION DATES
    SAT Date:
    May 4
    June 1

    Registration date:
    April 5, 19 (late) for May 4
    May 2, 17 (late) for June 1

    For more information, click here

    DRAMA PRODUCTION
    Our Drama Department will be presenting “Meet Me in St. Louis” from April 25-28

    CSF REGIONAL CONFERENCES
    The Regional Conferences will be held in Visalia on Saturday, April 20, at Diamante High School from 7:30am-4:00pm. Transportation will not be provided.

    SENIORS
    If you have applied for Fresno City or Willow International and have taken the placement test, the next step is to register for classes. Our date to register is April 24. On this day you will attend an informational meeting and sit down with a college counselor to register for classes. More information to follow.

    CSF TUTORING
    Anyone in need of tutoring for any subject can come and be tutored for free, or if you are looking to get some community service hours you can also sign up to be a tutor. Tutoring will be held in Molly Sargent’s room, 621, Wednesday’s 3-4 p.m. by members of CSF.

    FULL LUNCH SCHEDULE
    To view a calender with all the lunch dates for the rest of this semester, click here.

    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 accomplishments.

    –Jon Anguiano: 5:45
    –Bailey Brogan: 5:46
    –Thomas Friesen: 5:58
    –Tyler Breedlove: 5:59
    –Damien Boyce: 5:50
    –Julian Castro: 5:43
    –Caleb Nale: 5:53
    –Nick Fontes: 5:56
    –Jacob Bynum: 5:57
    –Jordan Castro: 5:55

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

    SPORTS PHYSICALS
    We have scheduled sports physicals with Dr. Gonzales for May 9 in rooms 621 & 623. 6 to 7 p.m.

    SPORT CLOTHES
    All changes for sports in the should be in the gym, not in the Building 6 bathrooms. The bathrooms are open to the public utilizing Peoples Church, and not the locker rooms. Backpacks, duffle bags, computers, purses, etc. are not secure.

    ATTENDANCE CALLS
    Parents, be sure to call Vickey Belmont in the junior high/high school office when your kids are going to miss a day of school and this includes sickness or personal trips. The telephone number is 299-1695, ext. 125.

    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 at 299-2695, ext. 123. The school’s athletic home page for updates and information regarding sports may be found on www.hometeamsonline.com.

    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/or call 559-299-1695, ext. 123 or 124.

    DATES TO REMEMBER-

    MARCH
    March 20-22 – The Feather Editors’ NY Trip
    March 25 – April 1 – Easter Vacation – No school

    APRIL
    April 2 – School resumes
    April 15-16 – SAT 10 testing on campus
    April 17 – Half Day
    April 20 – CSF Regional Conference @ Diamante HS/Math Field Day
    April 24-28 – Journalism trip to San Francisco
    April 25-28 – Drama Production: Meet Me in St. Louis

    MAY
    May 8 – Half Day
    May 23 – Half Day
    May 24 – Half Day; last day of school

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