John Monke

About John Monke

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” - Coach John Wooden John Monke, ‘19, possesses muscle atrophy in both upper arms. Despite these setbacks, he is still willing to try new things, including a commitment to varsity tennis and sports management. His goal is to use his passion and knowledge of sports to work in the sports industry with emphasis in stats and money management. Coming back to the Feather team for his third and final year, he aims to take a bigger role as a leader and writer. He is grateful to have the opportunity to be part of this award-winning staff. Readers can reach this author at

Captain Marvel features female lead, classic storytelling

By |2019-03-12T09:15:39+00:00March 12th, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 1, Movies/TV|

With the last Marvel Studio movie coming in last spring of 2018, it has been a whole year without a Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie. However, the popular studio returns to the big screen with a new superhero, Captain Marvel. Captain Marvel first opened in the box office March. 8.

Coach returns to lead team, looks to expand golf season

By |2019-03-05T15:23:15+00:00March 5th, 2019|Athletics, Home Feature 2, Spring|

With baseball, tennis, softball and track and field season all underway, there is one sport who does not practice on campus but has also started. The FC varsity golf team prepares for their upcoming season under coach Brent Deffenbacher.

Discerning real vs fake news

By |2019-02-22T17:33:28+00:00February 21st, 2019|Features, Home Feature 2|

Around the world, news is interpreted differently. How can readers tell fake news from real news? Today, getting real news seems near impossible. Pace University wrote a research guide on how to tell the difference between real news and fake news. According to the article, there are four broad categories of fake news.

Promo: Boys tennis starts up season practice

By |2019-02-27T10:55:33+00:00February 13th, 2019|Athletics, Home Feature 1, Promo, Spring|

After a disappointing loss in the CIF Central Section Division V Valley Championship, finishing the 2018 season for the boys tennis team, the players prepares to make another run at a Valley championship. The varsity team starts practice this week to begin the season, Feb. 12.

REVIEW: Amazon Echo, Google Home on the rise

By |2019-02-28T08:15:22+00:00January 24th, 2019|Arts & Entertainment|

The newest technological gadgets are some of the most sought after gifts. Lately, the conversation in technology has shifted towards artificial intelligence. With the Christmas season just behind us, some families may have purchased this new form of aid.

Boys soccer competes in Jim Inglis tournament, Dec. 7-8

By |2018-12-15T15:55:02+00:00December 5th, 2018|Athletics, News, Winter|

With the soccer season already underway, the FC boys soccer team looks to improve their skills by competing in the Jim Inglis Tournament in Lemoore, Dec. 7-8. The team usually competes in the Bakersfield Garces Memorial Tournament, however, soccer leadership decided to invest in the Jim Inglis Lemoore Tournament. Head of soccer Matt Markarian wanted different types of competition for the team.

Drama students travel to Fresno State for theatre open house

By |2018-12-06T20:57:23+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|

With the semester nearing the end, drama director Kyle Dodson plans to take three students to Fresno State Theatre Arts Open House to learn more about the art of drama. Ezekiel Fuller, '20, Tatiana Iest, '19, and Claire Palsgaard, '20, will travel with Dodson, Dec. 6.

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