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“The Baby”

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Former Feather editor-chief Brianna (Stobbe) Phillips brings her newborn baby, Autumn, to show new grandpa adviser Greg Stobbe.

Greg Stobbe’s granddaughter Autumn Phillips came to visit him today in the publications lab, March 27. Today was dubbed, “The Baby” day.

Mother Brianna (Stobbe, ’06,) Phillips was an Editor in Chief of The Feather when she attended FCS. Under Brianna’s direction, The Feather Online won its first NSPA Pacemaker.

For more photos, visit Spring break and AP meeting.

By |2015-03-27T00:00:00+00:00March 27th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breakaway at Peoples Church

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Each year Fresno Christian students volunteer with Peoples Church youth at Breakaway and sleep in tents during spring break.

Breakaway is a multi-church city wide collaboration built around the foundations of service and worship, March 27.

Breakaway will begin Monday at Peoples Church; volunteers from different parts of the city will work together to serve and help places and people in and around the Fresno/Clovis area.

For more photos, visit The Baby and Spring break.

By |2015-03-27T00:00:00+00:00March 27th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hotel Edison

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The Feather staff poses in their hotel lobby after the production King and I Tuesday at midnight, March 17.

The Feather staff poses in their hotel lobby after the production King and I Tuesday at midnight. After that the staff went to Applebees and then went back to the hotel to work on articles and presentations for the next day at Columbia University, March 17.

The staff is staying in the historic Hotel Edison on Times Square located in the heart of Manhattan.

For more photos, visit Econ fair today and Worship time.

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By |2015-03-18T00:00:00+00:00March 18th, 2015|Destinations, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worship time

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The worship team continues to develop leaders, including Melissa Tostado at the piano.

Melissa Tostado uses her piano skills during chapel, March 17.

Chapel is a time cut out of student’s busy schedules to worship. The worship team provides new age music for everyone to sing and dance to during worship time.

For more photos, visit Dodgeball Tourney and St. Patricks Day.

Follow The Feather via Twitter @thefeather and Instagram @thefeatheronline.

By |2015-03-17T00:00:00+00:00March 17th, 2015|FC Events, Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Balance beams

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Macie Thompson, ’19, works on her balance for cheer during Junior High cheer practice, March 11. The team uses parking curbs to practice their stunts.

Cheer teams have already started practicing for next year and they are always looking for new people to join.

For more photos, visit Crunch time and Softball away game.

By |2015-03-11T00:00:00+00:00March 11th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Career Day

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Career Day is coming up, so remember to register for the different professions you’d like to see, March 9.

This Wednesday students will have a chance to visit a variety of different demonstrations about fields they are interested in.

For more photos, visit Armenian Centennial Dance and “When you wish”.

By |2015-03-09T00:00:00+00:00March 9th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heritage Sweepstakes winners

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The FC choral groups and jazz band completed the Worldstrides Heritage Music Festival in Disneyland, March 6-7. Fresno Christian’s music groups were rewarded with the following commendations and trophies:

JH choir: Silver award
HS choir: Silver award
HS jazz band: Gold award
HS Ladies ensemble: Gold award

In addition Fresno Christian was given the Sweepstakes Award, for having a high scoring group represented in each festival category (JH, HS choral, HS band).

For more info, visit “When you wish”.

For more photos, visit Daylight savings time and California tennis classic.

By |2015-03-09T00:00:00+00:00March 9th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Double header tomorrow

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Homeschooler, Taylor Howard winds up and pitches the ball during baseball practice, March 6.

Our HS baseball team is getting ready for their double header tomorrow against Stone Ridge Christian. Make sure to go out and support your campus baseball team tomorrow at 10 a.m and 1 p.m.

For more photos, visit Golf and Heritage Trip.

By |2015-03-06T00:00:00+00:00March 6th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Basketball season is finished

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Cole Nale pushes his way through and goes for the lay up.

Cole Nale pushes his way through and goes for the lay up.

The Eagles concluded their season in a playoff loss to Liberty High School with a final score of 65-33, Feb. 28.

For more photos, visit Balloon lab and Wild Flowers.

By |2015-03-02T00:00:00+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

McTeacher’s night

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Michelle Devereaux, substitute teacher, helped work the food line at McDonalds for McTeacher night, Feb. 26.

Michelle Devereaux, substitute teacher, helped work the food line at McDonalds for McTeacher night, Feb. 26.

According to the central office the school raised $450, from McDonalds, and $136 in tips. There was almost 15 teachers who helped serve at McDonalds, they worked everything from the drive through to the food prep in the back.

For more photos, visit Varsity is going on the road and Economy presentations.

By |2015-02-27T00:00:00+00:00February 27th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We love our grass

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The boys and girls varsity soccer team show Val Rivera, center, their love and gratitude for their pristine soccer field, Feb. 27.

The boys and girls varsity soccer team show Val Rivera, center, their love and gratitude for their pristine soccer field, Feb. 27.

Val maintains the field year round for Fresno Christian. The field takes a beating during football season but Rivera nurses the field back to full strength; we love our grass.

Teams who travel to play at our stadium always talk about how nice the grass is after the game and how they love playing on our field.

For more photos, visit Intramurals and Kindergarten Dad Day.

By |2015-02-27T00:00:00+00:00February 27th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Scholastic Press Association honors Feather

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Publication students throughout the nation will be celebrating the art of journalism during Scholastic Journalism Week, Feb. 22-28.

Publication students throughout the nation will be celebrating the art of journalism during Scholastic Journalism Week, Feb. 22-28. This yearly event, is sponsored by the Journalism Education Association (JEA). For more information, visit Scholastic Journalism Week, Feb. 22-28.

National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) just released its web site critique scoresheet for The Feather Online, Feb. 23. FC has again been honored as an All-American high school newspaper for the sixth year in a row. The Feather also earned five out of five marks of distinction. Please return for a brief on the latest NSPA award.

This year Starr Sackstein, MJE, was the Judge. She works at World Journalism Prep School. Sackstein wrote in her Judge’s summary: “It was an absolute pleasure navigating though your website. I’m hoping to share it with my students as I feel they can learn a lot from what you guys are doing.”

FC’s web site critique scoresheet-

Coverage and Content: 900/1000
Interactivity and Community: 950/1000
Breaking News:450/500
Design and Navigation: 900/1000
Rich Media: 500/500
Student work credit: 92/100
Frequency of update: 200/200

Total score: 3992/4300

For more photos, visit Pack the stands and Winter sports banquet.

By |2015-02-23T00:00:00+00:00February 23rd, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Class sign-ups

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Junior Zoe House, signs up for her senior classes during the 2015-16 school year, Feb. 17.

Junior Zoe House, signs up for her senior classes during the 2015-16 school year, Feb. 17.

Students will be able to sign up for course request through Feb. 20. To fill out your course request, visit bit.ly/fcs-2015; you will need to be logged into your FC gmail to access the request form. For any questions or concerns you can contact Michael Fenton at [email protected]

For more photos, visit Basketball is in the playoffs and FC Serve Day.

By |2015-02-18T00:00:00+00:00February 18th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Candy grams sales closing

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Candy Grams are a dollar, and are sold through CJSF (California Junior Scholarship Federation).

Candy Grams are a dollar, and are sold through CJSF (California Junior Scholarship Federation). Everyday at lunch junior high students have been walking around selling Candy Grams and tomorrow will be the last day to buy; otherwise it will be too late, Feb. 12. Candy Grams will be distributed at lunch, Feb. 13.

For more photos, visit Grand old flag and Arminee Shishmanian.

By |2015-02-11T00:00:00+00:00February 11th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kindness month

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Summer McGrew, ’17, center, as well as others gathered around leadership’s kindness banner and wrote kind things on it.

Summer McGrew, ’17, center, as well as others gathered around leadership’s kindness banner and wrote kind things on it.

If you haven’t yet don’t forget to write one kind thing that you can do on this large red banner.

For more FC kindness posts check out our Instagram page and type in the hashtag #FCkindness15.

For more photos, visit Honor choir and Colorful chemistry.

By |2015-02-06T00:00:00+00:00February 6th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hungry for a win

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No. 4 Maicy Luginbill, dribbles the ball through the Riverdale defense, Jan. 29.

No. 4 Maicy Luginbill, dribbles the ball through the Riverdale defense, Jan. 29.

The girls play at 3 p.m. at Fowler High School and the boys team plays at 7 p.m.

For more photos, visit Basketball goes on the road and Grace.

By |2015-01-30T00:00:00+00:00January 30th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Red, White and Blue

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High school students dress out in their red, white, and blue attire for the rally, Jan. 30.

High school students dress out in their red, white, and blue attire for the rally, Jan. 30.

The rally is for winter sports, we will introduce varsity teams and play games to get the crowd pumped!

For more photos, visit Arte Americas and Melva Cookingham.

By |2015-01-30T00:00:00+00:00January 30th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Super Bowl

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The Seattle Seahawks will play the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl 49 and a group of students square off to promote the event, Jan. 30.

The high school students wore their favorite football team’s gear in preparation for the upcoming Super Bowl, Feb. 1.

The Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots are battling it out in the biggest football game of the year, The Super Bowl.

For more photos, visit Photosynthesis and Friday rally.

By |2015-01-29T00:00:00+00:00January 29th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grace

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High school Bible teacher Mathew Weimer shares his testimony, speaking on his experiences of grace during chapel, Jan. 29.

High school Bible teacher Mathew Weimer shares his testimony, speaking on his experiences of grace during chapel, Jan. 29.

Weimer shared about his wife Heidi Weimer final wishes. Mrs. Weimer battled cancer for many years but lost the battle Nov. 27, 2014. Mathew was allowed to take the rest of the first semester and the third quarter off of school to get his life back in order.

Weimer was very thankful for the grace he received from the school and the FC community. He plans to return at the beginning of the fourth quarter.

For more photos, visit Practice AP U.S. test and Worship time.

By |2015-01-29T00:00:00+00:00January 29th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worship time

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Second graders in Kristin Nolte’s class started off the day with worship music from Nolte iPad.

Second graders in Kristin Nolte’s class started off the day with worship music from Nolte iPad.

The elementary students spend the first couple of minutes in a daily devotion that includes prayer, worship and bible reading.

For more photos, visit Practice AP U.S. test and Throwback Thursday.

By |2015-01-29T00:00:00+00:00January 29th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rivalry game

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No. 35, Trevor Beal, ’15, goes up for the layup against Riverdale, Jan. 23.

No. 35, Trevor Beal, ’15, goes up for the layup against Riverdale, Jan. 23.

The basketball teams play Caruthers tonight in the FC gym, Jan. 27.
J.V. plays at 4:30 p.m.
Girls play at 6 p.m.
Varsity plays at 7:30 p.m.

For more photos, visit “It is well with my soul…” and Meet Bre.

By |2015-01-27T00:00:00+00:00January 27th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dooman’s daily driver

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John Dooman, ’15, came back from the weekend with a bright orange new car, Jan. 26.

John Dooman, ’15, came back from the weekend with a bright orange new car, Jan. 26.

Dooman has been trying to purchase the right car for him for the last couple of years, walking into the Scion dealership unaware of what he wanted a bright orange Scion FR-S was the first and only thing he saw. Dooman left the dealership holding the keys of his dream car.

For more photos, visit Welcome and Break the ice.

By |2015-01-26T00:00:00+00:00January 26th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Soccer during lunch

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Freshmen enjoy playing soccer during their lunch periods, Jan. 22.

Freshmen enjoy playing soccer during their lunch periods, Jan. 22.

Nathan Mount, ’17, says, “I like to play soccer during my lunch because I think it is boring to just sit around.”

For more photos, visit Welcome and Break the ice.

By |2015-01-26T00:00:00+00:00January 26th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Giving the tour

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Chris Grossman, ’15, gives a tour to Firebaugh High School during the quarterly WSL leadership meeting.

Chris Grossman, ’15, gives a tour to Firebaugh High School during the quarterly WSL leadership meeting.

The meeting includes seven schools from the West Sequoia League who come together to talk about leadership ideas and brainstorming for the next semester. They discuss clever ideas for sporting events and find new ways to serve the community.

For more info go check out Leadership attends monthly WSL meeting.

For more photos, visit Guest teacher and Spirit wear.

By |2015-01-26T00:00:00+00:00January 26th, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spirit wear

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Spirit wear is being sold! Come to the basketball game to get the newest spirit wear for the up coming rally Friday Jan. 30.

Spirit wear is being sold! Come to the basketball game to get the newest spirit wear for the up coming rally Friday Jan. 30.

Next weeks rally is for winter sports, the class that gets the loudest supporting winter sports will win!

For more photos, visit Pack the house! and 100th day of school.

By |2015-01-23T00:00:00+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New advances in worship

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The worship team tries out new songs, in order to get the crowd more involved. Daniel Garrison, worship teacher, has made many changes to the worship environment at FC.

The worship team tries out new songs, in order to get the crowd more involved. Daniel Garrison, worship teacher, has made many changes to the worship environment at FC. Garrison uses a combination of upbeat and acoustic versions of songs to keep the crowd on their feet.

He also has and uses a full student worship team. All the from the lead singer in front to the sound and light crew in the back. His worship team consists of students different grades.

For more photos, visit Problematic printer and Lunch time giggles.

By |2015-01-22T00:00:00+00:00January 22nd, 2015|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pick your poison

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Surveys were handed out today to figure out how much students actually visit The Feather, and each of its different parts, Jan. 15.

Students were asked a variety of questions, consisting of how much they visit The Feather, what parts they visit, what parts they visit most and what social media outlet is most effective.

Check out our Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo and Facebook.

For more photos, visit Be there tonight! and Senior picture .

By |2015-01-15T00:00:00+00:00January 15th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Basketball game

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Trevor Trevino, ’17, works the ball down the court against Kings Christian.

Basketball game, Trevor Trevino, ’17, works the ball down the court against Kings Christian.

The Varsity and JV team plays against Firebaugh in the FC gym, Jan. 6. The JV plays at 6:30 p.m. and the Varsity team plays at 7 p.m.

For more photos, visit Rest time and Back in action.

 

By |2015-01-05T00:00:00+00:00January 5th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rest time

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The Kindergarteners bring their own pillow’s and blanket’s to class every day.

Amy Witter’s Critter’s have a “mandatory” nap time after lunch, Jan. 5.

Rest time, the Kindergarteners bring their own pillow’s and blanket’s to class every day.

“It gives them something to look forward,” Witters said “and helps them focus better after being wound up at lunch.”

For more photos, visit What did you do for Christmas? and Feather Christmas Party.

By |2015-01-05T00:00:00+00:00January 5th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What did you do for Christmas?

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Kindergarteners in Amy Witters class shared their interesting Christmas stories before opening prayer, Jan. 5.

What did you do for Christmas?, Kindergarteners in Amy Witters class shared their interesting Christmas stories before opening prayer, Jan. 5.

What did you do over Christmas break, leave a comment below.

For more photos, visit Feather Christmas Party and Merry Christmas!

 

By |2015-01-05T00:00:00+00:00January 5th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Back in action

FC’s three-week Christmas break has come to an end; school is back in action, Jan. 5.

To kick off the second semester, many teachers are spending the beginning portion of class sharing what they did over break. The rest of class was spent giving their class an overview of what the rest of the year has in store.

Donn and Hallie Rojeski, both teachers at FC; Donn teaches three Bible classes as well as debate, and his wife, Hallie is a Jr. High history, leadership and Bible teacher. Over break their daughter, Diane Rojeski, Fresno Christian alumna, ’97, got married Dec. 27, in Nevada, to Jeremy Pearce.

For photos visit, The soccer schedule and What did you do for Christmas?.

By |2015-01-05T00:00:00+00:00January 5th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Physics flight

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Fourth period physics class launched and demonstrated how projectile movement works though launching a tennis ball on a homemade catapult.

Fourth period physics class launched and demonstrated how projectile movement works though launching a tennis ball on a homemade catapult. Breanna Jennings, left, and Justin Porter, right, show the class their catapult: the “Getto Llama”.

Students worked in groups together and made a catapult to show the class how projectile move through the air; the group who’s catapult launched the farthest won prize form Dr. Karen Walters

For more photos, visit Stuffed animal drive and Merry Christmas from the Feather.

By |2014-12-12T00:00:00+00:00December 12th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CSF carols

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FC’s CSF (California Scholarship Federation) students walked over to Carrington Pointe during their lunch hour to spread Christmas cheer, Dec. 9.

FC’s CSF (California Scholarship Federation) students walked over to Carrington Pointe during their lunch hour to spread Christmas cheer, Dec. 9.

Students were lead by academic advisor, Michelle Warkentin, they sang Silent Night, Joy to the World, and The First Noel. Students also passed out candy canes and talked to those who were dinning for lunch.

For more photos, visit Ensemble goes caroling and Ugly Sweaters.

 

By |2014-12-11T00:00:00+00:00December 11th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

FC walks Christmas Tree Lane

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The Feather truly appreciates guest photographers. Thank you to Ivette Ibarra, for sending The Feather a great picture of Christmas Tree Lane, Dec. 11.

The Feather truly appreciates guest photographers. Thank you to Ivette Ibarra, for sending The Feather a great picture of Christmas Tree Lane, Dec. 11.

Last night high school leadership hosted an all school walk night on Christmas Tree Lane. This is Christmas Tree Lane’s 92nd year being open to the public with lights all December long. Students gathered before hand at a near Starbucks, and from there took a leisurely stroll down the light lane.

For more photos, visit A very merry night and Christmas Tree Lane.

By |2014-12-11T00:00:00+00:00December 11th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

End of an era

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Randy Hurley has been teaching woodshop since 1995. Hurley’s last day is today after 20 plus years of teaching with his hands.

Randy Hurley has been teaching woodshop since 1995. Hurley’s last day is today after 20 plus years of teaching with his hands.

His favorite part about woodshop is the students expression after finishing their projects and watching the pride in the students’ eyes after seeing what they have accomplished.

“I am going to miss hanging out with the students,” said Hurley, “and getting to know the students and their stories.”

Hurley is retiring to devote more of his time to his family and his wife.

For more photos, visit Christmas cookies and The Gift of the Magi.

By |2014-12-10T00:00:00+00:00December 10th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rivalry game Friday

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Fresno Christian will host the Kings Christian Crusaders this Friday at 7 p.m., Dec. 12.

Fresno Christian will host the Kings Christian Crusaders this Friday at 7 p.m., Dec. 12.

Kings Christian and Fresno Christian have always been rivals of each other so they’ll need all the support they can get this Friday. Chris Grossman said “Its going to be nice playing in our own gym after five straight away games.”

For more photos, visit Parents Serve Together and High school ensemble.

By |2014-12-10T00:00:00+00:00December 10th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gift of the Magi

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Left to right, John Brushwood ’15, Aaron Dewolf, ’15, Ethan Andrews, ’16, preform in “The Gift of the Magi”, Dec. 8.

Left to right, John Brushwood ’15, Aaron Dewolf, ’15, Ethan Andrews, ’16, preform in “The Gift of the Magi”, Dec. 8.

Monday night, in the Student Ministries Center, all of the preforming arts did a Christmas performance. Music was provided by band, jazz band, choir and ladies ensemble, and the FC drama used their acting abilities to put on a heartwarming show for the crowd full of family and friends.

For more photos, visit Canned food and Crowd Hero.

 

By |2014-12-09T00:00:00+00:00December 9th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crowd Hero

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In chapel there was a new way for the crowd to get involved, Dec. 9.

In chapel there was a new way for the crowd to get involved, Dec. 9.

In Tuesday’s Christmas chapel, FC rocked out to some exciting Christmas tunes. The crowd was given either two wooden blocks to bang to the beat of the music, or a set of bell to shake the rhythm of the songs.

For more photos, visit Sierra vs. FC and We wish you luck.

 

By |2014-12-09T00:00:00+00:00December 9th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The leaves are leaving

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The leaves are flying away with the wind because winter is coming, Dec. 8.

The leaves are flying away with the wind because winter is coming, Dec. 8.

The trees at FC are starting to become bare for the winter, just last week the trees were full of leaves and now there is nothing.

For more photos, visit Christmas at Kearney and Fitness practice.

 

By |2014-12-08T00:00:00+00:00December 8th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas at Kearney

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The estate office is the largest room Kearney Mansion has to offer. There they boast a miniature Christmas tree setting, Dec. 6.

The estate office is the largest room Kearney Mansion has to offer. There they boast a miniature Christmas tree setting, Dec. 6.

The Fresno Historical Society has offered tours of the mansion since 1962 after purchasing the mansion. This year Christmas tours will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Admission price for adults is $10, senior citizens are $8 and students and children for $6.

For more photos, visit Fitness practice.

By |2014-12-06T00:00:00+00:00December 6th, 2014|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leaf fight!

Elementary students throw leaves at each other during recess and watch the leaf fight!Jason Swain | The Feather Online Archive

Elementary students throw leaves at each other during recess and watch the leaf fight!

Elementary students throw leaves at each other during recess and watch them fall.

Be sure to come out to the Fall Festivus at the Beal’s house tonight, Nov. 25, to help us celebrate fall and kick off Thanksgiving break. The event will take place from 6:30-10:30 p.m.

The editors also want to ask for more comments and/or stories on the Thanksgiving #FCgivesthanks: Join the Discussion (VIDEO) article. Please let the staff know what your favorite memories are and they will be published.

For more photos, visit Silly Faces and Thanksgiving party time.

 

By |2014-11-25T00:00:00+00:00November 25th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Campus AP students

Katy Blakenship, '17, and Olivia Tandadjaja, '16, study for upcoming AP U.S. History unit exam. Campus AP students prepare all year for the AP test in May.Jason Swain | The Feather Online Archive

Katy Blakenship, ’17, and Olivia Tandadjaja, ’16, study for upcoming AP U.S. History unit exam. Campus AP students prepare all year for the AP test in May.

Katy Blakenship, ’17, and Olivia Tandadjaja, ’16, study for upcoming AP U.S. History unit exam. Campus AP students prepare all year for the AP test in May.

Fresno Christian has a overall pass rate of 71% on AP test, higher than all but one school in the Valley.

For more photos, visit Leaf fight! and Letterman weather.

 

By |2014-11-25T00:00:00+00:00November 25th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanksgiving performance

Today was the annual Thanksgiving performance staring kindergarden-second graders, Nov. 25.Jason Swain | The Feather Online Archive

Today was the annual Thanksgiving performance staring kindergarten-second graders, Nov. 25.

Today was the annual Thanksgiving performance staring kindergarten-second graders, Nov. 25.

Amy Witters’ critters kindergarten class started off the performance with Thanksgiving songs. Following them was first and second grade. The room way filled with parents and loved ones supporting their kids.

The editors also want to ask for more comments and/or stories on the Thanksgiving #FCgivesthanks: Join the Discussion (VIDEO) article. Please let the staff know what your favorite memories are and they will be published.

For more photos, visit Leaf fight! and Campus AP students.

 

By |2014-11-25T00:00:00+00:00November 25th, 2014|Photos 2014-15, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanksgiving break

Fresno Christian will soon be dormant; the 25th will mark the last day before the Thanksgiving break arrives, Nov. 24.Jason Swain | The Feather Online Archive

Fresno Christian will soon be dormant; the 25th will mark the last day before the Thanksgiving break arrives, Nov. 24.

Fresno Christian will soon be dormant; the 25th will mark the last day before the Thanksgiving break arrives, Nov. 24.

Students K-12 will get to enjoy a nice long break from Nov. 26 to Dec. 1. “My favorite part about Thanksgiving break,” said Jason Swain “is getting to spend time with my loved ones and of course the delicious food.”

The editors also want to ask for more comments and/or stories on the Thanksgiving #FCgivesthanks: Join the Discussion (VIDEO) article. Please let the staff know what your favorite memories are and they will be published.

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Fly on the wall

Rhyann Crain, '15, take's quick nap in Jonathan Penberthy's P.E. class Nov. 24. You never know when there is a Fly on the Wall.Jason Swain | The Feather Online Archive

Rhyann Crain, ’15, take’s quick nap in Jonathan Penberthy’s P.E. class Nov. 24. You never know when there is a Fly on the Wall.

Rhyann Crain, ’15, take’s quick nap in Jonathan Penberthy’s P.E. class Nov. 24. You never know when there is a Fly on the Wall.

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Home Ec Ninja

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Sharon Scharf has been leading Home Ec since 1997. She is the ninja in the kitchen and with the needle and thread.

When asked what her favorite part about Home Ec., Scharf will tell you that it is the best of both worlds. She loves teaching the students about cooking and sewing.

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True meaning of Thanksgiving

Amy Witters reads to her kindergarten class about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in preparation for their Thanksgiving celebration next Tuesday.Jason Swain | The Feather Online Archive

Amy Witters reads to her kindergarten class about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in preparation for their Thanksgiving celebration next Tuesday.

Amy Witters reads to her kindergarten class about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in preparation for their Thanksgiving celebration next Tuesday at 10:45 a.m. in SMC main, Nov. 25.

Witters puts on a Thanksgiving feast where the kids sing songs and dress up as Pilgrams and Indians and feast on yummy foods.

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Candy turkeys

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Elementary students made candy turkeys during lunch time, Nov. 19.

Campus elementary students made turkey’s out of apples, gumdrops, toothpicks and chocolate chips. Amy Deffenbacher, Dean of Students, helps campus elementary student Sam Rieker, left, on his candy turkey.

For more photos, visit Order day and Fulton Mall ice rink.

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Fearless Friesen

 

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Mallory Friesen, 2nd grade, holds a tarantula from Reptile Ron’s collection of reptiles. Ron Guill aka Reptile Ron (not pictured) came to Kristin Nolte’s second grade class to show off his reptiles to campus students, Nov. 7.

Friesen has no fear of animals; she has been collecting bugs and frogs for as long as she has been able walk. She was the only student willing to hold the tarantula.

Reptile Ron had everything from chameleons to snakes to birds to tarantulas and a lone box turtle. Students seemed to enjoy touching and holding the reptiles.

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The art of woodworking

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Robert Montoya, ’20, stains his cutting board during Randy Hurley’s 1st period woodshop class.

Hurley teaches his students about the art of woodworking. He uses the hands-on approach to teach his class. His biggest goal this year, along with every year, is for everyone to go home each day with all of their limbs.

Woodshop is offered zero and first period Monday-Thursday.

For more info on woodshop, visit Woodshop allows students to explore artistic ability, talent.

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