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Campus announcements: 2015-01-20


By Katie Jacobson, writer

January is the month of “thank you,” two words many fail to say. Be sure to show your appreciation for others by sharing your story on Twitter or Instagram with #TogetherWeAdvance.

For more details, please read Feather article January, thank you month: Join the Discussion.

Students who are interested in joining California Scholarship Federation must complete an application with a copy of their current transcript and the application fee of $5 attached to the back. Qualifications are based on grades from last semester. Freshmen students are encouraged to apply. Applications can be picked up from Vickey Belmont in the HS office and turned into her as well. The deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 21 by the end of the day. No applications will be accepted after this time! Even if you were a CSF member last semester, you must still complete an application form for the spring semester.

Valerie Plame, a covert CIA agent, will be speaking this week on Jan. 21 at the William Saroyan Theatre at 10:30 a.m. Her position was revealed to several national journalists by the State Department officials. Her story was made into an autobiography titled Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House. The story was made into a movie in 2010 starring Sean Penn.

For more information, click here.

Feather writers Chloe Mueller, Rees Roggenstein, Sara Peterson, and Ryan King will be attending the event. Watch for an article coming soon.

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.

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

Students who are interested in attending the college trip are able sign up with Vickey Belmont in the HS office. The trip is scheduled for March 3-4 and we will be visiting USC, UC Riverside, Cal Baptist University, and Azusa Pacific University. This trip will be made available to CSF members in grades 10-12 in good academic standing at the time of the trip. Other 11th and 12th grade students with a 3.5 GPA or higher are qualified to go. The cost of the trip will be approximately $100 per student, but the money is not due at this point. Please do not sign up unless you are fairly cetain you will be able to attend. More information will be announced soon.

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.

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].

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;Chick-Fil-A; chicken sandwich,drink and dessert
Friday – HS Leadership;Pacifica Pizza or Cheesy Bread Sticks, drink

Monthly lunch calendar

Click to submit lunch requests.

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.

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 ( – @theFeather
Fresno Christian School – @FresnoChristian
Fresno Christian Sports – @FCEaglesSports
Fresno Christian Music Department – @FCSMusicdept
Fresno Christian Athletic Department – @FCSportsAD
Fresno Christian PE – @FCEaglesPE

Track coach needed: We are looking for coach to take on the HS track team this season. If you know of someone interested in coaching track, please have them contact the athletic office via email or by phone at 299-1695 ext 124.

FCS Dinner Auction March 14, 2015

Athletic Department Golf Tournament April 27, 2014. More information about this event will be published in the coming weeks.

Tuesday — HS boys soccer vs Parlier 3:30 p.m. on FC Stadium Field
HS basketball vs Parlier in FC Gym
JV boys 4:30 p.m., Varsity girls 6 p.m., Varsity boys 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday — HS girls soccer vs Parlier 3:30 p.m. on FC Stadium Field
Thursday — HS boys soccer vs Riverdale 3:30 p.m. on FC Stadium Field
Friday — HS girls soccer vs Riverdale 3:30 p.m. on FC Stadium Field.
HS basketball vs Riverdale in FC gym
JV boys 4:30 p.m., Varsity girls 6 p.m., Varsity boys 7:30 p.m.
Saturday — Elementary basketball at San Joaquin Memorial HS
FC girls vs OLPH Main Gym 8 a.m.
FC boys white vs OLPH (Blue) Main Gym 9 a.m.
FC boys maroon vs St. Joach (White )Ryan Gym 11 a.m.

Jan. 5 — Return from Christmas break
Jan. 8 — Prepare to celebrate National Bubble Day
Jan. 9 — ACT registration deadline for the Feb. 7 test
Jan. 10 — Winterguard Evaluation show @ Clovis West HS, 4:40 p.m.
Jan. 13 –SAT late registration deadline for the Jan. 24 test
His Little Feet Choir visits during chapel
Jan. 15 — Dining To Donate at Applebee’s, 3-9 p.m.
Jan. 24 — SAT Test

Feb. 7 — ACT Test
Feb. 13 — SAT registration deadline for March 14 test
Feb. 27 — SAT late registration deadline for March 14 test

March 3-4 — College Trip
March 11 — Career fair
March 13 — ACT registration deadline for April 18 test
March 14 — FC Auction
SAT Test
March 16-21 — Feather in NYC
March 27 — ACT late registration deadline for April 18 test
March 28 — Night Of the Stars (NOTS)

April 18 — ACT Test
April 21-23 — Musical: Music Man

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