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.
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.
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In Karen Walter’s 3rd period biology class, her students learned about how plants use photosynthesis by drawing pictures to describe how it works.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Cole Nale, ’15, works his way through the defenders to tip the ball back in the basketball hoop, Jan. 20.
FC Eagles defeated the Parlier Panthers 55-44. There is another home game this Friday, JV boys begins at 4:30 p.m. Girls begins at 6:00 p.m. Varsity boys begins at 7:30 p.m.
Bailey Brogan, ’16, kicks the ball for a goal in the indoor soccer unit, John Brushwood, ’15, playing goalie tries to stop the ball.
There is one day left to the indoor soccer unit for all P.E classes, next week will kick off the next unit.
Will Gleason ropes his steer during cowboy day with his dad Mark Gleason, Jan. 16.
Amy Witters Critters are having a cowboy day today. They are learning how to rope cows and they are eating cowboy food from the chuck wagon.
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.
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.”
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.
Jarrod Markarian, ’17, works on his assignment of posting photos for 3rd period photojournalism class.
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
Mariana Fikse, ’18, works on her World War I project with her group, Jan. 15.
In Kori Friesen’s 7th period world history class, her students have a group project. They research all of the different events that happened during the first world war.
Friesen’s U.S history class created modern propaganda posters to show how advertisements can change people’s point of view.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Markarian had a photo journalism class during 3rd period; but he finished all of his work for the day, so he found something more appealing to do.