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The Student News Site of Fresno Christian High School

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Letter to the Editor

Spring break activities vary

Television and the media distort spring break morphing it into a week of party time with lots of bikinis, alcohol and unsupervised teens. The consequences of drinking and partying all night long are minimalized as they teens party on into the night.

In the real world, spring break is a time to hang out with friends, and partying is more the exception than the rule. In a recent poll of the student body, 68% say they plan to hang out with their friends sometime during the break.

Brianne Raymer, ?06, plans to travel with her friend Brandon Cain, ?06, to Japan over the break.

?I?m going with a bunch of people from Brandon?s church in Kerman, which has a sister-city in Kannamia, Japan,? Raymer said. ?We?re going to Tokyo for a day or two, and then we?re spending the rest of the nine days in Kannamia.?

While Raymer is in Japan, Sarah Bonnar, ?07, will be snowboarding and thinking of her ill-fated Mexico mission trip.

?There were about 80 or 90 of us going down to a village called El Por Venir to help build a church and office building,? Bonnar said. ?But, when the chaperones heard that we were sleeping in tents, they all pulled out of the trip. Plus, our contractor and cook couldn?t come, so the trip was cancelled?

Over the break, Corinne Pogue, ?06, plans to eat lots of berry ice cream as she recovers from having her wisdom teeth being removed.

?They [the dentists] need to move my teeth, so they?re cutting through the bone and gum to remove them,? Pogue said. ?I?m not going to have a fun couple of days.?

Others will find familial obligations to fill their time. Rachel Balint, ?08, will be helping her sister, Jen, prepare for her October wedding.

?I?ll be typing out the guest list and things like that,? Balint said. ?I?m so excited about the wedding; I was jumping up and down when I found out they [sister and fianc

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