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    Announcement: 2014-11-24

    WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR NOV. 24-NOV. 28

    By Katie Jacobson,writer

    SCHEDULE THIS WEEK
    Monday – Monday Schedule
    Tuesday – Monday Schedule
    Wednesday – Friday – No school

    JOSTENS
    Jostens will be on campus to take graduation and class ring orders during lunch and tonight. They will be in the quad at lunch and at the west end of building 6 tonight from 5:30-7:30.

    LEGO ROBOTICS
    Congratulations to the Lego Robotics team for winning first place at the 2014 FLL/Lego Robotics Qualifier ! The team has qualified for the Central Valley championships on Dec. 13th at Alta Sierra.

    YES WE CAN FOOD DRIVE
    The Yes We CAN food drive began Nov. 17 and ends Dec. 9. Students are encouraged to bring canned foods to help the many Fresno families with no food. HS Leadership will be holding a competition to see which class can collect the most food and to raise awareness. Be sure to use #FCGiveThanks.

    FALL FESTIVUS
    The Fall Festivus will be held on Nov. 25 at the Beal Ranch. Tickets are on sale in the HS Office for $10. There will be food and a movie, so come with your friends and have fun!

    For a map to Beal Ranch, click here.

    BROTHER TO BROTHER, SISTER TO SISTER
    Brother to Brother lunch will be held on Dec. 2. The Sister to Sister luncheon will also be held on Dec. 2 in room 628.

    CHRISTMAS TREE LANE
    Students will be walking Van Ness Blvd., (which in December is called Christmas Tree Lane) on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. A free Starbucks will be awarded to the student with the ugliest Christmas sweater. Students will meet at the Starbucks in Fig Garden Village before the walk. For information on the 2013 Christmas walk, check out Community highlights holiday walk, tradition.

    CINDY LANE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
    Each year, the Wawona Ranch Estates community decorates their homes bright Christmas lights and decorations. Homeowners usually put up their decorations the day after Thanksgiving and take them down the day after Christmas. Cindy Lane is located in Clovis behind the Willow Station shopping center just East of Willow and Alluvial. For an article of last year’s Christmas at Cindy Lane, read Cindy Lane provides light art, decorations (VIDEO).

    SPORTS PICTURES
    Pictures for JH and HS sports will be on Thurs. Dec. 11 at 3:15 pm in the FC gym.

    HS cheer
    JH cheer
    HS boys basketball JV & var
    HS girls basketball var
    HS boys soccer var
    HS girls soccer var
    JH boys basketball 7th & 8th
    JH boys soccer
    JH girls soccer

    CSPA HONORS FEATHER WITH DIGITAL CROWN, Nov. 10
    For the 7th year in a row, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University in New York City, has honored The Feather Online with one of 14 Digital Media Crowns as the best examples of scholastic media in the United States. The campus paper is assured of at least a Silver Crown and will be awarded either that or a Gold Crown at CSPA’s 91st annual Spring Scholastic Convention, March 18-20, 2015. Over 1,400 digital newspapers were eligible for the award which honors the top papers in the country, regardless of size, division or state. More information will follow in the months to come.

    HS GIRLS SOFTBALL
    Any non-winter sport female athlete, including cheerleaders, wanting to play HS softball in the spring should come to the first fall workout Nov. 21 from 3:30-5 PM. Please bring all gear, and dress accordingly for the weather. Any questions, e-mail Coach Ragan at [email protected].

    SAT
    The registration deadline for the next SAT was Nov. 6. The test will be held on Dec. 6.

    ACT SCHEDULE
    The next ACT test will be Dec. 13. The registration deadline was Nov. 7. If students are looking for a test prep option, please contact Michelle Warkentin in the academic office or at [email protected] for more information.

    CREATIVE WRITING CLUB
    If you enjoy writing, the Creative Writing club meets in room 603 every Monday during lunch. This club is available to JH and HS.

    WRITING LAB
    If you have trouble writing essays or any other papers, there is a writing lab in room 624 every Tues. and Thurs. from 3-4:30 p.m. This opportunity is available until Dec. 11.

    MESSIAH SING ALONG
    The 38th Annual Messiah Sing Along will take place on Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The event will take place in the FPC Sanctuary. There is limited seating, so it is recommended to arrive an hour early.

    DRAMA
    Drama will be performing The Gift of the Magi on Dec. 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Student Ministry Center. The HS Choir and band will be performing during the play and in between scenes. The story is about Jim and Della, who are very poor, but rich in love. Their efforts to buy each other a Christmas present will remind all of us of our true blessings.

    COLLEGE TRIP
    The annual college trip has been postponed until next semester on March 3-4, 2015. It is open to all CSF members and students (10th-12th grade) with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

    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 559.299.1695, ext. 108, for more information.

    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 School
    Thursday – No School
    Friday – No School

    Monthly lunch calendar

    Click to submit lunch requests.

    STUFF MART
    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, INSTAGRAM, AND FACEBOOK
    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
    Nov. 25 — HS girls soccer vs Hanford West HS 3:30 pm on FC stadium field.

    We are looking for a coach for elementary boys basketball (grades 5 & 6). Please contact the athletic office at 299-1695 ext 108 or email Jon Penberthy or Mick Fuller if you know someone who is interested in coaching.

    DATES TO REMEMBER

    November–
    Nov. 17 — Beginning of Yes We Can Food Drive
    Nov. 20 — 8th grade Reagan Museum trip
    Nov. 24 — Jostens on campus
    Nov. 25 — Fall Festivus at the Beal Ranch
    Nov. 26-30 — Thanksgiving break
    Nov. 30 — 38th Annual Messiah Sing Along at First Presbyterian Church, 3 p.m.

    December–
    Dec. 2 — First Christmas Tree Lane pedestrian walk
    Brother to Brother and Sister to Sister luncheons
    Dec. 5 — Elementary Drama in North Lobby Chapel 7 p.m.
    Dec. 8 — Drama performance of Gift of the Magi, featuring HS choir in Student Ministry Center 7 p.m.
    Dec. 9 — Elementary Christmas Program in People’s Church Auditorium 7 p.m.
    De. 10 — Walk Christmas Tree Lane with campus students
    Dec. 11 — Annual Christmas movie and lunch
    JH and HS Sports Pictures
    Dec. 12 — Half Day
    End of Yes We Can Food Drive
    Dec. 15 — Christmas break begins

    January–
    Jan. 5 — Return from Christmas break

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