WEEKLY CAMPUS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR JAN. 12 – JAN. 16

By Katie Jacobson, writer

TOGETHER WE ADVANCE
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.

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS
The holiday season has come to an end. For highlights of the season, check out Feather article Holiday season highlights: Join the Discussion.

CJSF APPLICATIONS
All junior high students: CJSF applications may be picked up in room 628 beginning Jan. 6. Fill in your grades and return them to Mrs. Belmont by 3:05 on Jan. 16. Requirements are on the application and the junior high bulletin board.

CSF APPLICATIONS
Students who are interested in joining CSF 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.

APPLEBEE’S DINE TO DONATE, Jan. 15
Be sure to print and bring this flyer to the Applebee’s on Cedar on Jan. 15 anytime betwen 3-9 p.m. Note that 15% of your check will be donated to the school.

For more information, read Feather article BRIEF: Applebee’s fundraiser set, Jan. 15.

JH/HS WINTER SPORTS PICTURES
H and HS winter sport pictures are in the athletic office and may be picked up during break, lunch or after school.

VALERIE PLAME
Valerie Plame, a covert CIA agent, will be speaking next 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 kfriesen@fresnochristan.com.

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 lunch scheduled
Thursday – JH Leadership;Taco Bell; Taco, drink and dessert
Friday – No lunch scheduled

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.

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
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.

Jan. 12 — HS baseball players meeting in room 601 at the beginning of lunch (12:35)
HS girls soccer vs Fowler HS 3:30 pm on FC Stadium Field
JH girls basketball practice begins 3-4:45 p.m. in PC gym
HS track practice begins 3:15 p.m. in front of FC gym
Jan. 13 — JH boys baseball practice begins 3-4:45 p.m. on varsity diamond
HS boys soccer vs Fowler HS 3:30 p.m. on FC Stadium Field
HS basketball @ Avenal HS. JV boys 4 p.m. Var girls 5:30 p.m. Var boys 7 p.m.
Jan. 16 –HS girls soccer @ Minarets HS 3 p.m.
HS boys soccer @ Minarets HS 5 p.m.
HS basketball @ Minarets HS. JV boys 4:30 p.m. Var girls 6 p.m. Var boys 8 p.m.
Jan. 17 — HS boys basketball vs Coalinga HS @ Sierra Pacific HS. 12:30 p.m.
Elem boys basketball Maroon team 10:45 a.m. vs St Helen @ SJM Main Gym
Elem girls basketball 2:20 p.m. vs St Joachim @ SJM Main Gym
Elem boys basketball White team 3:15 p.m. vs St Joachim @ SJM Main Gym

DATES TO REMEMBER
January–
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

February–
Feb. 7 — ACT Test