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    Announcement: 2014-09-20

    WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR SEPT. 16-19

    By Emily Ladd, writer.

    CSF MEMBERSHIP
    A list of this semester’s CSF members will be posted outside the downstairs high school office on Thursday, Sept. 11. Students who are CSF members but have not paid their $5 must pay Vickey Belmont before the first CSF meeting or risk losing membership status. The first CSF meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 24 in Rm. 626.

    SPANISH CLUB MEMBERSHIP
    Attention students, Spanish Club membership forms are due on Monday, September 22. Please turn in both membership form and dues ASAP. Next meeting: Tuesday, September 23, during lunch in room 603.

    BOOK BUDDIES MEMBERSHIP
    HS students interested in Book Buddies this year need to sign up in your advisory, the deadline for signing up is September 19.

    SEE YOU AT THE POLE
    See You At The Pole will be Wednesday, Sept. 24. It will be in the SMC courtyard (where students have lunch,7-7:40 a.m. Students will gather together to worship and pray, joining alongside other students around the country, praying for their school, their city and their country. This year’s theme is from Ephesians 6:18 and is titled, “#NeverStopPraying.”

    SAT AND ACT SCHEDULE
    The next SAT test will be on Oct. 11. Registration for that test date ends Sept. 12. If students register between Sept. 13-30, they will be charged a fee. Students may sign up for the test here. The next ACT test will be Oct. 25. Registration ends Sept. 19, with a late fee for Sept. 20-Oct. 3. Students may sign up for the test here. If students are looking for a test prep option, please contact Michelle Warkentin in the academic office or at [email protected] for more information.

    FCS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE FAIR
    The annual FCS Christian College Fair will be held on Sept. 23 during the lunch, 12:35-1:15 p.m. This even is mandatory for all students grades 9-12. Students will have the opportunity to talk to college representatives from various private and public colleges and tech schools.

    NATIONAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE FAIR
    The National Christian College Fair will take place on Sept. 23 from 6-8 p.m at Buchanan High School. The event will be in the Multipurpose Room at 1560 N. Minnewawa Ave in Clovis.

    ANNUAL COLLEGE WORKSHOP
    Students and parents who are interested in learning more about all things related to college, don’t miss out on the Annual College Workshop presented by Michelle Warkentin. It will be hosted on Monday Sept 29 in the JJ Room from 7-8:30pm. This will be a time to learn about different types of colleges/programs, SAT/ACT, scholarships, and financial aid.

    EXPLORING COLLEGE OPTIONS
    Students who are interested in attending Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn State, or Stanford:

    There is a student/parent information session: Exploring College Options
    Tuesday September 30 at 7:30pm
    Fresno Hotel & Conference Center
    2233 Ventura Street
    Fresno, CA 93721

    SENIORS
    Seniors who are interested in attending one of the local community colleges, there will be an orientation meeting on Monday Sept 22 in the JJ Room from 9-11am. This will be an opportunity to learn about the application process, honors programs, scholarships, placement test, and more.

    PSAT
    The PSAT will be offered at Fresno Christian on Oct. 15. The PSAT is mandatory for all juniors (pre-paid in tuition). The test is also recommended for all sophomores. Students may sign up in the high school office with Vickey Belmont. The fee for the test is $14. The deadline to sign up is Sept. 19.

    SPORTS MEMBERSHIP PASSES
    The athletic deptartment will be selling FCS sports membership passes starting Sept. 2. Click here for more information. Individual passes: $125. Family passes (admits up to 4 people): $275. The passes are valid for FCS home football, basketball and volleyball games, excluding CIF foundation games and playoffs. Contact Jon Penberthy via email or phone at 299-1695, ext 108, for more information.

    HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
    Students interested in playing high school girls volleyball, girls tennis, or cross country please contact Mick Fuller for more information. Mick Fuller can be reached in the athletic office.

    SPORT EVENTS DRESSCODE
    All school students must be in dress code at all school sports events, both on campus and at away games. Students who are out of dress code will be asked to change clothes and may be required to leave the event if they are unable to comply.

    PHOTOJOURNALISM
    If anyone is interested in photography and has a free 3rd period please talk to Kori Friesen about joining Photojournalism. She can be contacted at [email protected].

    LUNCH MENU
    Lunches may now be selected online. Go to the Fresno Christian website, select Campus News, and scroll down until the lunch menu is visible. Under the menu the option “Submit your lunch request” will appear. You may then select what you want for lunch!

    No bills over $20 are accepted.

    Monday – No lunch scheduled
    Tuesday – No lunch scheduled
    Wednesday – No lunch scheduled
    Thursday -JH Leadership; Teriyaki Don, Teriyaki chicken over rice, dessert and drink
    Friday – HS Leadership; Pacifica Pizza, Personal pizza, drink

    STUFF MART
    There will be no Stuff Mart this week, due to the eighth grade students being on a retreat at Calvin Crest.

    Stuff Mart, the student store, is open every day during the 10 minute break. It is located at the south end of the top floor in building six. Snacks and some school supplies are available for a nominal cost. Check it out today!

    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 on Instagram and on Facebook.

    To follow on Twitter:

    The Feather (www.thefeather.com) – @theFeather
    Fresno Christian School – @FresnoChristian
    Fresno Christian Sports – @FCEaglesSports
    Fresno Christian Music Department – @FCSMusicdept
    Fresno Christian Athletic Department – @FCSportsAD
    Fresno Christian PE – @FCEaglesPE

    THIS WEEK IN SPORTS
    Sept. 18 — HS Girl’s Tennis @ Firebaugh at 4 pm
    Sept. 19 — HS Cross Country @ Sanger Invitational, Avocado Lake Park at 2:30 pm
    Sept. 20 — HS Football @ Trinity Christian HS @ Monterey HS at 1 pm

    DATES TO REMEMBER
    Sept. 15-19 — 8th Grade Calvin Crest retreat

    Sept. 23 — Christian College fair on campus
    Sept. 24 — See You At the Pole

    Oct. 3 — Grandparent’s Day
    Oct. 10 — End of the first quarter
    Oct. 11 — SAT test

    Oct. 15 — PSAT test
    Oct. 25 — ACT test

    Oct. 27-31 — Homecoming Week
    Oct. 31 — Homecoming game

    Nov. 26-30 — Thanksgiving break

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