Any way possible

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Dean of Students, Amy Deffenbacher talks to the elementary students about what they can do to serve their neighbors, Feb. 10.

Dean of Students, Amy Deffenbacher talks to the elementary students about what they can do to serve their neighbors, Feb. 10.

After the young students watched the Serve Day highlight video they were excited to see how they could help. Many of them eagerly raised their hands excited to share their ideas on how to serve.

For more photos, visit Hope Fresno panel and Happy Birthday!.

By |2015-02-10T00:00:00-07:00February 10th, 2015|Chapel, Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Birthday!

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Daniel Garrison, Worship Teacher, turns 29 today, Feb. 10.

Daniel Garrison, Worship Teacher, turns 29 today, Feb. 10.

They celebrated his birthday in chapel today with a video and confetti guns. It his first year teaching at FC, and has completely changed the environment of the worship at FC.

For more photos, visit Basketball games tonight and Soccer at Riverdale.

By |2015-02-10T00:00:00-07:00February 10th, 2015|Chapel, Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hope Fresno panel

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A diverse panel of speakers gathered together to speak at Hope Fresno. This new was an event was held at The Well Community Church, Feb. 7.

A diverse panel of speakers gathered together to speak at Hope Fresno. This new was an event was held at The Well Community Church, Feb. 7.

A group of panelist, left to right, Brad Bell, Pastor DJ Criner, Sabrina Kelley, Bryson White and Pastor Paul Binion spoke on how racial inequality is in our country and our community. This was a chance for leaders in the African American community to give incite into their view of issues that are happening around the country.

For more information, visit BRIEF: Hope Fresno, Feb. 6-7

For more photos, visit Happy Birthday! and Basketball games tonight.

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Photosynthesis

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Nathan Mount, ’18, left, and Jaden Ventura, ’18, created a folder explaining how photosynthesis works, Jan. 28.

Sophomores Nathan Mount, left, and Jaden Ventura create a folder explaining how photosynthesis works, Jan. 28.

In Karen Walter’s 3rd period biology class, her students learned about how plants use photosynthesis by drawing pictures to describe how it works.

For more photos, visit Friday rally and Superbowl spirit day.

By |2015-01-28T00:00:00-07:00January 28th, 2015|Academics, Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

“It is well with my soul…”

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“It is well with my soul…”

“It is well with my soul…”

The hymn “It is well with my soul” is written by hymnist Horatio Spafford. It was written after a traumatic experience in his life when his only son was killed and the land he had invested heavily in was destroyed by Great Chicago Fire all in the course of one year.

For more photos, visit Meet Bre and Soccer during lunch.

By |2015-01-27T00:00:00-07:00January 27th, 2015|Chapel, Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Break the ice

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Olivia Quebe, ’16, left, and Alexsandra Sanchez talk about some similarities they have with each other during the quarterly WSL leadership meeting.

Olivia Quebe, ’16, left, and Alexsandra Sanchez talk about some similarities they have with each other during the quarterly WSL leadership meeting.

The leadership students played a “Get to know you” game with the other students. They were paired up by drawing a name out of a hat and they had to find each other in the group of people.

The next activity is students from different schools will get into small group discussion time where the topics are service ideas, spirt or halftime activities, selling tickets for student events, campus campaign and Sadies.

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

For more photos, visit Giving the tour and Guest teacher.

By |2015-01-26T00:00:00-07:00January 26th, 2015|Leadership, Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome

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A new eagle was added today, Ben Grant Porter, Jan. 26.

A new eagle was added today, Ben Grant Porter, Jan. 26.

Porter is a junior, and transferred from Clovis North HS. Ben is cousins with FC senior Justin Porter. A hobby of Porter’s is to skateboard and his favorite food is tri-tip.

For more photos, visit Giving the tour and Break the ice.

By |2015-01-26T00:00:00-07:00January 26th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Student section?

Left to right, Wyatt Koop, ’18, Cole Nale, ’15, and Aaron DeWolf, ’15, went crazy for FC’s goal against Riverside HS, Jan. 23.

The student section at yesterdays soccer game consisted of a total of three people and a couple wanderers throughout the whole game. Lets try and get more people out there next game and root on our soccer boys.

For more photos, visit Pack the house! and Powerful prayer.

By |2015-01-23T00:00:00-07:00January 23rd, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lunch time giggles

With five lunches already eaten, and downtime from classes, these girls are a smilin’ bunch, Jan. 21.

Friends eat, chat, and maybe listen to music on their lunch break. These girls, all different grade levels, always have an eventful time together laughing and catching up with what is new.

Mariana Fikse, ’18, back left, said,” My favorite part about lunch is eating my hand packed lunch, and spending time with my friends.”

For more photos, visit Go for the goal andBoys soccer vs. Riverdale.

By |2015-01-22T00:00:00-07:00January 22nd, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Powerful prayer

Aaron DeWolf, ’15, and Trevor Trevino, ’17, pray together during Thursday chapel after student speaker Andrew Guthrie gives his testimony.

Worship team leader Daniel Garrison plays his guitar and sings while students pray together and reflect on what was said during chapel.

For more photos, visit Speaker closer to home and Sister to Sister lunch

By |2015-01-22T00:00:00-07:00January 22nd, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Terry Richards

Terry Richards has been teaching at FCS for 15 years, but he has been teaching for 54 years. Before coming to FC he lived in the Los Angles area. He teaches Junior High science and also runs the brother to brother program, which links up a high school student to a junior higher.

His favorite part of FC is the families and students he gets to work with every day.

For more photos, visit The throw in and Beach getaway.

By |2015-01-21T00:00:00-07:00January 21st, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jardin de fleurs

NOTS is coming up and the planning is underway; HS leadership is actively working to have everything lined up, Jan. 21.

The event will take place at Wolf Lakes, on March 28th. The time has not yet been decided. The theme of the night will be Jardin de fleurs (The flower garden).

In this coming week classes will be voting on movies to have approved by secretary, Vicky Belmont. Movies must be finalized Jan. 27 after advisory.

For more photos, visit New baby on campus and Soccer star.

By |2015-01-21T00:00:00-07:00January 21st, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cowboy Jack

Jack Hannah, a true cowboy and lead singer of the Sons of the San Joaquin visits Amy Witter’s Kindergarden class, Jan. 16.

He shares stories about his ranch and horses. Then he talks about his spurs and how to gently guide a horse without hurting it. Parents of students also came to learn from Cowboy Jack.

Also check out Jack Hannah visits FC.

For more photos, visit Cowboy day and Happy snack.

By |2015-01-16T00:00:00-07:00January 16th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Got chicken?

Terry Richard’s 3rd period class learned how to dissect chicken wings, Jan. 16.

When Colton Allen, a junior higher, was asked what he thought of Richards dissecting the chicken he replied, “It was probably the most disgusting thing I have ever seen. I am officially a vegan.”

For more photos, visit Multitasking and Reflecting on commitments

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Singin’ cowboy songs

Lead singer, Jack Hannah of the Sons of the San Joaquin visits Amy Witter’s Kindergarden class, Jan. 16.

He taught the class some of his favorite songs including “Read, Write, and Recite.” He ended his time showing everyone how to yodel.

Also check out Jack Hannah visits FC.

For more photos, visit Multitasking and Away games.

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The fog is gone

The Valley’s curse of Tule fog has finally started to dissipate, Jan. 16.

With the fog slowly creeping away from the Valley, traffic and our driving patterns are slowly getting back to normal. Remember regardless of whether there is fog to always drive safe, and pay attention to the road

For more photos, visit Away games and Multitasking .

By |2015-01-16T00:00:00-07:00January 16th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MLK read day

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer reads to the fifth grade students King Elementary school on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Jan. 15.

Many community leaders came together at MLK Elementary school to read to the students on the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and in honor of his upcoming birthday.

For more photos, visit Burger and fries and I dare you!

By |2015-01-15T00:00:00-07:00January 15th, 2015|Photos, 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 |2015-01-15T00:00:00-07:00January 15th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Man of many talents

Many community leaders came together to teach the students of King Elementary School about the importance of making good choices and getting an good education.

They read books about Martin Luther King Jr. life in honor of his upcoming birthday. The books included stories about his life accomplishments and his fight for equality between the races.

For more photos, visit MLK read day and Burger and fries.

By |2015-01-15T00:00:00-07:00January 15th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Senior picture

It’s that time of year again; Senior Pictures for Yearbook, Jan. 15.

Andrea Donaghe, senior English and yearbook teacher, orchestrated Milne Photography to come out and take this year’s 2015 senior class’s picture. During advisory the entire class posed out on the football field in the shape of the number 15, for the picture.

For more photos, visit Praise the King and Be there tonight!.


By |2015-01-15T00:00:00-07:00January 15th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be there tonight!

Let the fund raising begin, Applebee’s will be hosting a dining and donating event tonight from 3-8 p.m., Jan. 15.

If you dine at Applebee’s between 3-8 p.m. and present a flyer when paying for your meal 15 percent of all proceeds will go back to FC. There will also be fun events such as a raffle and even a guest appearance from Fierce, FC’s mascot.

For more photos, visit Praise the King and Man of many talents.

By |2015-01-15T00:00:00-07:00January 15th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We have a birthday!!!

We have a birthday; someone is 16, Jan. 14.

Sophomore, Phillip Christopher is turning 16 today. He shared that because of basketball practice he and his family will have to celebrate at a later time. Christopher is super exited to take his driving text next week and is hopeful he will get a car. If you are around, make sure to wish him a happy birthday.

For more photos, visit Where are my kids? and Color guard.

By |2015-01-14T00:00:00-07:00January 14th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dining at Applebee’s

The newly remodeled Applebee’s will be hosting a fund raising event for FC called Dining to Donate, Jan. 15.

Fifteen percent of all Applebee’s proceeds will be donated back to FC if a event flyer is provided with the check, you can get a flyer in front of the high school office. So get ready to enjoy a nice community meal with friends and family tomorrow night from three to eight. Also, get ready for a guest appearance by Fierce, your favorite FC mascot, and a the opportunity to enter a raffle for a chance to win FC’s new line of spirit wear.

For more photos, visit We have a birthday!!! and Color guard.

By |2015-01-14T00:00:00-07:00January 14th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Photosynthesis lab

3rd period biology works to illustrate how photosynthesis works by putting leaves into water and heating it up until the leaves float to the top.

Damien Boyce, ’17, says “I always enjoy seeing how things work through labs, it helps me visualize whats going on.”

For more photos, visit We have a birthday!!! and Dining at Applebee’s .

By |2015-01-14T00:00:00-07:00January 14th, 2015|Photos, Uncategorized|0 Comments