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    Announcement: 2011-10-20


    Thursday–Chapel schedule
    Lunch ? Tacos ? 12:40 p.m.
    Book Buddies ? 12 p.m.
    Adventure P.E. ? Parking lot ? 8 a.m.

    Lunch ? Hot dog ? 12:35 p.m.
    Brother to Brother ? 12:35 p.m.

    Students who signed up for the Adventure P.E. surfing trip will be gone all day, Oct. 20. The group of students, along with Scott Callisch and the chaperone parents, left at 8 a.m and will be returning that day at 5 p.m. The students will be surfing on the Santa Cruz coast.

    There is a Book Buddies reading today for students who signed up. Please remember to bring your lunch and meet at the bus at 12 p.m.

    There will be a Brother to Brother training meeting with Terry Richards in Room 629, Oct. 18 at 12:35 p.m. The next off-campus lunch for big and little brothers will be Oct. 21 at 12:40 p.m. If older brothers are involved in Book Buddies, their off-campus lunch will be Oct. 24 at 12:35 p.m.

    Grandparents of elementary through high school students are welcome to come and visit their grandchild’s class from 9:30-11:45 a.m., Oct. 21. Following the class visits will be a free luncheon in the Peoples Church gym for the students and their grandparents.

    The Civil War Revisited is here again at Kearney Park in Fresno. The gates open at 11 a.m. Oct. 22 and 10 a.m. Oct. 23. Given that it is the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War, new to the event this year is the Stagecoach Exhibit and the Twilight Battle. Prices vary the different days but may be found here. Camp Night tickets are also available at Whole Foods Market.

    Jordana Siebert is giving out extra credit to her students in history class that attend the event. Students must interview a character in the reenactment and then write a one-page, double-spaced reflection on the experience. This will be due Oct. 25. Guidelines and instructions are also available on a paper in Miss Siebert’s Room 602.

    A new club will be starting up every Sat. called The Fresno Chess Club – Scholastic Chess. All students kindergarten to 12th grade are welcome to come and improve their game. The first meeting will be Oct. 22 in the FCS Music Suite from 1-4 p.m., free of charge.

    All FCS families are welcome to attend the “We Are One” family picnic, Oct. 23 from 2-5 p.m. Food and beverages will be provided, but please bring a dessert for the cake walk and a case of beverages for the concession donation drive. Bounce houses, face painting, games and food will all be held on the North Field.

    Every Wed. at 3:05 p.m., California Scholarship Federation will be providing tutoring in Room 621. Help will be offered for free in all school subjects and all students are welcome to come.

    There will be a dinner fundraiser at BJ’s Restaurant in Fashion Fair, Oct 24 from 6 to 10 p.m. Flyers will be available soon and will be needed to fundraise for FCS.

    I.D. CARDS
    Students must remember to bring their school I.D. cards to home football games to enter for free.

    A representative from Vanguard University will be in Room 621, Oct. 27 at 9:45 a.m. to answer questions about the school.

    The Preliminary ACT test will be administered in the Peoples Church Gym Nov. 9, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The PLAN test is in preparation for the ACT All students ninth though eleventh grade are encouraged to take this test, free of charge. Sign up before Oct. 28 in front of the high school office.

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

    Girls tennis players may sell an F.C.S. Booster to help pay for their athletic fees. The sale would pay for a racquet, a uniform and supplies. Please talk to Coach Stockton in the Athletic Office if students are interested.

    Fresno City Community College and Willow International Community College both have honors programs available to qualifying students. Those would like to attend two years of community college and experience challenging classes with the promise of UC admission, see Molly Sargent for more details.

    The school spirit packs are now available for $25. Each pack includes a Nuthouse T-shirt, lanyard and bracelet.

    Seniors, if you are interested in attending California Scholarship Federation, in the fall and believe that you may qualify for a President’s Scholarship from the Smitcamp Family Honors College, please see Molly Sargent for application details.

    The Moms and Dads Clubs’ first major responsibility this year will be organizing the concessions and activities for the home football games (High school and Youth/Pop Warner). We are looking for volunteers to help with admissions, ticket sales, barbecuing, concessions, fifty/fifty giveaway, setup and clean up. The high school home games will be on Friday evenings. Youth football games will be Saturday afternoons. We would like to have the setup done and concessions going about an hour before the game, and start winding down by the 4th quarter.

    High school game dates are: Oct. 28 and Nov. 11.

    We are also looking for donations for the concessions. Listed below are several items we would greatly appreciate. They can be dropped off at the main office or the athletic office at FC.

    Bottled Water (cases)
    Gatorade (20 oz cases)
    Sodas (canned cases)
    Napkins, paper plates, plastic utensils, paper cups, paper bowls.

    All sports fees are due before the athlete will be allowed to participate in a game. Please contact Michelle Regnerus in the athletic office with any questions. 299-2695, ext. 123

    Parents, be sure to call Lisa Dooley in the junior high/high school office when your kids are going to miss a day of school. The telephone number is 299-1695, ext. 125


    October 20 — Adventure P.E. to Coswells Beach, Santa Cruz
    October 21 — Grandparents Day
    October 22-23 — Civil War Revisited at Kearney Park
    October 23 — “We Are One” FCS Family Picnic on North Field
    October 26 — Ensemble, Celebration Choir at Fresno City College

    November 9 — PLAN test administered
    November 11 — Veterans Day, no school, Band marches Veterans Day Parade
    November 16 — Half day
    San Joaquin Valley Town Hall: Andrew Ross Sorkin
    November 23-25 — Thanksgiving break

    December 14 — Half day
    December 16 — First semester ends, half day

    January 9 — Second semester begins

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