The Feather Online
The Feather Online is a daily publication produced by the students of Fresno Christian High School in Fresno, California, since October 2001 (The Feather Online). Today The Feather Online is a multimedia publication which produces 850-1,000 articles a school year plus photos, slideshows, videos, podcasts and blogs. The Feather Online is advised by Greg Stobbe since 1997 and, since August of 2014, is co-advised by Kori Friesen. Senior Mariana Fikse, juniors Sam Cross and Alex Rurik serve as co-editor-in-chiefs during the 2017/2018 school year.
The Feather Online belongs to two journalism scholastic organizations and submits to their yearly critiques. Under Stobbe’s leadership, the paper has won six Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Crowns and six National Scholastic Press Association Pacemakers. Kori Friesen was added to as a second adviser in 2014 and is in charge of photography and web design.
As of Oct. 16, the 2017/2018 staff has 33 members, including editors, reporters, photographers, videographers, podcasters. This does not include bloggers who serve largely as independents outside the regular Feather class time. The Feather staff continues to look for additional members and has been in continual operation since the paper’s print inception in 1982.
The Feather Online serves as a voice and a forum for students and the Fresno Christian community. Community submissions like letters to the editor, columns, blog, article comments and guest articles are also welcomed. For more information on The Feather Online or to make submissions or inquire for ad rates or to visit the publication’s lab, contact The Feather’s email address or send a request to adviser Greg Stobbe’s email or contact him via cell phone: 559.801.2460. Kori Friesen can be reached via her email.
Besides its web address, The Feather Online is committed to social media can be found daily publishing via the following accounts: The Feather Twitter, The Feather Online Instagram, The Feather Online Facebook, The Feather Online Vimeo and The Feather Online SoundCloud.
The staff encourages the Fresno Christian High School, Fresno area teens and the greater community to follow The Feather Online via social media as updates, news bites, photos and video are posted thoughout the day and evening.
The Feather Online is housed at Fresno Christian High School, 7280 N. Cedar Ave., Fresno, CA, 93720. The high school office can be reached at 559.299.1695. The superintendent of schools is Jeremy Brown and principal is Amy Deffenbacher.
The Feather first began as a monthly print edition, starting publication in 1982. The last print edition came off the Selma Enterprise presses in May 2010.
About us The Feather Online last updated October 2017