ChristmasLane9Kylie Bell

As December continues, there will be several acts of giving: leadership will be giving away a Starbucks card to the winner of the “ugliest” Christmas sweater.

Student leadership is taking a more active role in promoting student involvement throughout this school year. Please return to read about how FC students are actively learning, serving and promoting teen events on and off campus in this weekly article series.

This is the last week before Christmas break. Dec. 9, is the last day for the Yes We CAN food drive. Leadership class will be taking all the high school and junior high cans to Pinedale Christian Church.

As December continues, there will be several acts of giving: leadership will be giving away a Starbucks card to the winner of the “ugliest” Christmas sweater. All of high school is invited to meet at Starbucks in Fig Garden Village to announce the sweater winner and walk down Christmas Tree Lane,, Dec. 10.

An annual tradition for Christmas is watching a Christmas movie before break. This year, the movie will be The Grinch and students are also encouraged to wear their favorite Christmas pajamas, Dec. 11. The movie will start at the beginning of lunch. Student leadership will be giving out tri-tip sandwiches, chips, and a drink.

In order to get a free lunch at the movie, bring a stuffed animal for the Valley Children’s Hospital. Lunch will be $6 unless students bring a stuffed animal.

The last week of school before Christmas break will end on Dec. 12, which is a half day.

Next week’s schedule will be a bit different, on Mon. Dec. 8, there will be Fri. schedule. Tues.-Thurs. will be normal block schedule.

When we come back:

As school starts up again, usually, there is not a lot to look forward to. The start of the year should never be boring!

Leadership will be welcoming the whole school back on Mon. Jan. 5, 2015, and sharing information about Night of the Stars (NOTS) along with an overview of last year.

NOTS is a formal event where the high school will gather and watch class made movies. This year, NOTS will be announced earlier than last year to get a head start on the movie making in hopes of better quality films. The venue has changed to Wolf Lakes.

Be prepared to celebrate National Bubble Day, Jan. 8. In order to celebrate this festive event, the leadership class will be giving out bubbles at lunch. Be sure to hang out and be a part of it.

Due to Christmas break, there will be no leadership article from Dec. 12-Jan. 5, 2015. The leadership students, as well as The Feather staff, would like to wish parents, students, and staff a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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