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    Announcement: 2013-12-12

    WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR DEC. 12-13

    By Emily Ladd, Writer.

    ROUND THE TABLE CAROL SING
    FC’s elementary students and junior high choir are working on music for a wonderful combined program that will be presented in the FCS gym on Wednesday, December 11 at 5:30 p.m. FC’s high school vocal and instrumental students are hard at work memorizing their program selections as well.

    This year’s Round the Table Carol Sing will take place, Dec. 12 with performances at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. It will feature our high school Celebration Choir, Kingsmen Quartet, Adoration Ladies’ Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Percussion Ensemble. A large part of the success of this event depends on the physical setting we will create. Envision 30 round tables in the middle of the gym floor, streetlights with Christmas wreaths and bows lighting the room. The one hour-long musical program will feature a cookie and hot cider intermission break.

    CHRISTMAS BREAK
    The Feather staff wishes all its followers, fellow students, parents and supports a very Merry Christmas and holiday season. School is out Dec. 13 at noon and resumes at 8 a.m. on Jan. 6, 2014.

    SECOND SPACE A CHRISTMAS CAROL
    Good Company Players 2nd Space Theatre their will present their production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted by Romulus Linney, Nov. 1 – Dec. 22. Sophomore Kiaya Hargis is performing in the play along with several of the group’s actors and veteran performers.
    For more information and photos of Hargis, visit the Good Company Players/2nd Space Theatre website or for reservations, call 559.266.0660.

    CMT’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR.
    Seventh grader William Barsic and junior Caitlin Gaines is preforming in Children’s Musical Theaterworks’ Beauty and the Beast, Jr. The play follows the classic Disney story of Beauty and the Beast, with showings from Dec. 13-15. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit CMT’s website.

    GIFTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS
    The following is a letter from high school parent Lori Mascarenas:

    “Only a few weeks of school and we’re all off duty until 2014… please don’t forget about the Christmas Gift Baskets for our teachers and staff at Fresno Christian!

    Again, we all need to chip in together with individually wrapped gifts that are special and not necessarily expensive:

    Gift Cards (preferably in amounts of or more) to Starbucks/Target/Visa/Movies
    Individually wrapped goodies like nuts or sweets
    Ornaments or small books of Faith
    Martinelli’s Sparkling Cider

    Let your imaginations flow!! We would like a total quantity of at least 10 of whatever you decide to contribute. The committee will be meeting in the Jackie Johnson Room at 8:00am on December 11th to assemble all of the teacher gift bags, we’re generally done by 11:00am or before but if you can only stay for an hour then please come join us! WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!! Lots of fun and fellowship along with some coffee and goodies to keep you going.

    We’re down to the last few days of school before the Christmas break… we really need your help!! Please drop off your items in a bag/box at either the central office or the high school office soon!! Together we can make these gifts a beautiful blessing to the teachers and staff that make our school such an awesome place to be!

    Thank You and Many Blessings To You All,”

    Lori Mascarenas
    [email protected]

    FC ART AT FRESNO ART MUSEUM
    Students from 5th grade through high school have entries in The Future 50 project at the Fresno Art Museum. It will be introduced on Dec. 15 – from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Entrance is free that day. Come see what our Fresno Christian students have done and what schools all over the area have presented.

    INTERESTED IN PLAYING GOLF THIS YEAR?
    Experienced golfers new to FC who would like to join our championship team should email Coach Jeff Hopper so he can put you in the loop for team announcements. Tryouts and practice begin Jan. 21. Email Coach at [email protected] and visit the FC Eagle Golf web site at http://sites.google.com/site/fceaglesgolf/home.

    MOMS IN PRAYER
    K-12 moms are invited to pray for the students and school with the prayer group, meeting every Friday morning from 8-9 a.m. in Peoples Church, Rm. 204. Come be a part of this vital ministry! Questions? Call Janet Moore 448-0947

    BOOK BUDDIES
    Book Buddies meet starting Oct. 31 and will continue to meet every other Thursday. Please meet by Robert Foshee’s room to eat lunch before leaving. Book Buddies take a bus to Pinedale to read to the younger students. You can read last year’s article on Book Buddies here.

    BACKPACKS AND SPORTS BAGS
    Do not leave any backpacks or sports bags at the end of or near the stairs. This causes a hazard to people walking up and around the stairs. Speak to Mick Fuller as to where you can keep the sports bags.

    LUNCH MENU
    Lunches are always provided for the cost of $6.
    Monday – No lunch Scheduled
    Tuesday – Farmer Boy’s; Breakfast Burrito, fruit cup OJ or water
    Wednesday – No lunch; half day out at 12
    Thursday – Bring a new stuffed animal and get a free lunch, no stuffed animal lunch is $6.00
    Friday -No lunch; half day

    CHAPEL SPEAKERS NEEDED
    Want to tell your story of how God is working in your life? The leadership chapel group is looking for someone to be in the next chapel video. The video will be shown during a Thursday or Tuesday chapel. Contact Robert Foshee or Annalise Rosik for more information. Foshee can be reached at [email protected]

    THE VAULT, POWERSCHOOL
    To access the vault, students use their first and last name, with a space in between as the username. The password is each student’s ID number. If a student does not know their ID number, see Vickey Belmont in the high school office.

    To access PowerSchool, student use the same login, but without a space between their first and last name in the username.

    WANNA TRAVEL TO PARIS IN JUNE, 2014?
    Journalism adviser Greg Stobbe is leading a 10-day educational tour to Paris, France, next summer. If you want to visit Europe next summer, he has an itinerary published, outlining each day’s activities. Stobbe has room for a few more students and parents on the custom trip scheduled to leave in June 2014. He already has 13 travelers signed up. For more information, talk to Mr. Stobbe or email him at [email protected].

    PUBLICATIONS CLASSES NEED YOUR HELP
    After a successful past eight years of covering campus events, The Feather Online, in need of more staff to cover video, photos, slideshows and other multimedia events. Please contact editor-in-chief Tynin Fries or adviser Greg Stobbe for more information. Join one of the top online daily newspapers in the United States.

    INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
    International students that would like help with English can receive help from senior Jason Kim on Thursdays during lunch in room 627.

    PRINTING IN OFFICE
    If students need to have papers printed from the high school office, they need to leave their flashdrive in the tray on Vickey Belmont’s desk. The paper will be printed when there is time for the office staff or aides.

    MUSICIANS NEEDED
    Percussion needs more players – Percussion Ensemble meets 4th period. It counts either as a music elective or as PE credit. See Music Director Michael Ogdon for more information.
    Men’s Ensemble is auditioning for some more singers – The Kingsmen meet 3rd period. See Music Director Michael Ogdon for more information.
    Are you interested in learning how to play and sing in a worship band? Worship 101 is a class that will help you grow in technology and music leadership. This is a 1st period class. See Music Director Michael Ogdon for more information. Colorguard Flag Team needs more members – Colorguard meets 1st period. It counts as a PE credit. See Music Director Michael Ogdon for more information.

    ATTENTION: CLUBS AND ATHLETIC COACHES
    If you would like to raise funds for your clubs or teams by selling lunch at school, contact Vickey Belmont in the high school office at 559-299-1695.

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    The Feather (www.thefeather.com) – @theFeather
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    Fresno Christian Athletic Department – @FCSportsAD
    Fresno Christian PE – @FCEaglesPE

    DATES TO REMEMBER
    Dec. 12 — ‘Round the Table Carol Sing’ Music Department program
    Dec. 13 — Half day
    Dec. 13-Jan. 6 — Christmas break
    Dec. 20-21 — Garces Soccer Tournament
    Dec. 27 — SAT sign up for Jan. 25 test

    CLUB MEETINGS
    Tuesday — Science Club, Spanish Club every other, Cycling Club
    Wednesday — Debate team
    Thursday — Book Buddies

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