Morgan Parker

About Morgan Parker

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart.” Colossians 3:23a -- Morgan Parker, ‘21, began a love for tumbling six years ago at Break The Barriers. Next year she plans to work as a gymnastics coach to guide young children. Through her tumbling experience, Parker gained All-American honors at FCC cheer camp, July 2018. She also plans to compete in cheer throughout high school and college. Besides cheer and tumbling, Parker continues to pursue piano performance. She also volunteers with CSF and Sister-to-Sister to mentor junior high students. In order to improve on her 4.0 GPA, Parker begins her first year on The Feather to enhance her writing, editing, interview and media skills.

High school summer internships aid student career choices

By |2019-05-21T11:26:49-07:00May 13th, 2019|Features, Top 5|

As the school year comes to an end, summer internships help aid future student career choices and are an important part of the high school experience. Through networking with professionals, acquiring hands-on skills and gaining self-confidence, internships allow students to define their career goals. The Feather staff traveled to Anaheim, CA for the NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, April 25-27. During the Saturday session, senior editor Addison Schultz, ‘21, and journalist Morgan Parker, ‘21, interviewed editor-in-residence for the conference Bill Elsen. A former recruiter at The Washington Post and current Sigma Delta Chi board member, Elsen discusses internships and job possibilities with students at journalism conventions and workshops.

Landon Goldsborough, Alina Ochoa demonstrate potential of campus choir

By |2019-04-09T17:30:31-07:00April 8th, 2019|Features, Top 5|

Choir performances wind down for the school year and participants in ensemble and choir displayed their skills during the Anaheim Heritage Festival, April 5. Students stand out on the risers by working hard and showing dedication. Choral director Susan Ainley sees seniors Landon Goldsborough and Alina Ochoa stand out amongst the rows of students. Ainley enjoys Ochoa’s attitude and watching her grow.

FC winter guard prepares for SJVCGPR championships

By |2019-04-01T12:45:59-07:00March 29th, 2019|Home Feature 2, News|

As sports wind down during the last few months of the school year, FC winter guard prepares for upcoming San Joaquin Valley Color Guard Percussion Review (SJVCGPR) Championship Competition, March 30. High school teams gather to compete for the champion title at Clovis North High School. The team performs at 1:55 p.m. along with five campus guard members participating in the solo competition at various times.

Dr. Karen Walters intertwines faith, science in the classroom

By |2019-04-11T10:43:18-07:00March 21st, 2019|Academics, Features|

In a world where science and the Christian faith find themselves at war, scientists in Christian education find ways to incorporate both into their teaching. AP Biology, biology, and zoology teacher Dr. Karen Walters encourages her students to dig into places where faith and science collide.

Journalists share strategies for combating fake news

By |2019-04-26T01:00:52-07:00March 5th, 2019|Feature Podcast, News|

Learning from the plethora of knowledge that professional journalists have gained, The Feather staffers attended the ‘Putting Fake News in the Rear View Mirror: How the Media Can Win Back the Trust of all Americans’, Symposium at Fresno State, Feb. 26. Keynote speaker and Editor-In-Chief of ProPublica, Stephen Engelberg, used various social examples to present relevant topics that related media to current political situations. Previously holding editor positions at both The New York Times and The Oregonian, Engelberg originally moved to ProPublica as founding managing editor and now editor-in-chief.

Join The Discussion: Fresno City College Journalism Day 2019

By |2019-04-08T08:31:18-07:00February 28th, 2019|Features, Opinions|

Scholastic Journalism Week comes to a close and Feather staff members spend the day at Fresno City College for the third annual Journalism Day, Feb. 22. Hundreds of students from surrounding schools attend the conference to learn from professionals about the importance of high school journalism.

N.O.T.S. “A Night at the Oscars” approaches, March 30

By |2019-04-08T08:25:53-07:00February 22nd, 2019|Features|

From planning class movies to preparing the venue and food, FC staff and leadership students fill their next month planning for the upcoming spring formal, Night of the Stars (N.O.T.S.). This year’s theme, 'A Night at the Oscars', features a red carpet and elegant gold accents at The Lakeside at Wolf Lakes.

Junior high leadership engages peers through planned activities

By |2019-03-20T10:12:22-07:00February 14th, 2019|Features|

As the school calendar fills up, junior high student leadership brainstorms ideas for upcoming events. Aiming to “love like Jesus loves”, the class takes time to create posters and plan middle school functions.

Macie Thompson achieves school record 1,000 points

By |2019-02-28T08:22:34-07:00February 1st, 2019|Athletics, Winter|

The campus girls basketball team beat Summit Charter, 63-33, Jan. 29. During the third quarter, senior Macie Thompson scored her 1,004th point of her high school basketball career. Thompson joins Kara Torchia (Ettner), '02, and Larissa Hensley, '09, as the only girls in school history to earn 1,000 career points. In addition to being a captain on the team and an FC lifer, Thompson sings on the worship team and ensemble. She also serves as an older sister for the campus’ Sister-to-Sister program and co-leads T.E.A. Talks. Except for 7th grade, due to a broken arm, Thompson has been playing the game of basketball since 5th grade.

Kelly Clarkson’s Meaning of Life Tour highlights new songs, old hits

By |2019-02-28T08:22:16-07:00January 31st, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Music|

Grammy award winning artist Kelly Clarkson kicks off the second stop on the Meaning Of Life Tour in Fresno, Ca, Jan. 25. The sparkling lights and buzz of the crowd had devoted fans dancing and singing the night away. The highly esteemed pop artist engaged the crowds as she related to people with her own personal story.

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