Andrew Rieker

About Andrew Rieker

Andrew Rieker, ‘21, a third-year Feather veteran, accepts the challenge to maintain his teammates respect, and believes he will also become a better writer in the process. “Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work....” – Vince Lombardi. Rieker plans on going to Embry RIddle Aeronautical University, earning a degree in aeronautical engineering. Andrews plans a career with Boeing and is interested in improving and constructing airplane engines. Math intrigues Andrew because of the challenge of figuring out how to best current technology.

BLOG: Amateur rocketry No. 2: Juniors begin experimentation, learn through trials

By |2019-10-11T12:20:25-07:00October 11th, 2019|Blog, Home Feature 1|

Under a hastily decorated tree stood an assortment of packages. A large, generic brown box peaked curiosity to its contents. My turn came, and I moved over to the tree to collect the prize. On first glance I failed to understand the markings on the outside of the boxes inside.

Homecoming floats connect, challenge students

By |2019-10-04T08:08:50-07:00October 2nd, 2019|Feature Podcast, Features, Top 5|

Work continues as each class prepares for Friday night. This is the third year classes have raised money for charities in the broad theme of Homecoming for Humanity. The challenge of raising money gives a new problem to overcome as each class scrambles to find items to sell.

Join the Discussion: Calvin Crest 2019

By |2019-09-25T12:51:09-07:00September 19th, 2019|Features, Top 5|

Immersed in class bonding activities and wilderness trails for a week, the class of 2024 returns from Calvin Crest with an expanded knowledge of God and of the natural world. From Crazy Hair Night to Loggers Jamboree, students participated in activities and challenges that spurred class unity. FC eighth grade students have been venturing up to Calvin Crest for over 30 years. Under the leadership of teachers Hallie Rojeski and Terry Richards, the annual camp traditions and stories have endured. With Richards out of school due to illness and Rojeski retiring at the end of the school year, the program looks to a new generation of teachers to continue the legacy left by both instructors.

Book Review: Men of Iron

By |2019-05-21T08:43:24-07:00May 17th, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews|

Men of Iron written by Howard Pyle develops the story of a young boy and his path to knighthood. Myles Falworth, a young squire under the service of the house of Beaumont learns. Under the watch of Sir James an old knight in the castle Myles learns how to fight in the way of knights and how to conduct himself in the age old life of knights. z

PROMO: High school drama presents The Tempest

By |2019-05-07T18:32:44-07:00April 25th, 2019|News|

Each elective reaches a climax of performance during the school year and for the FC Drama program that is their spring performance of the Tempest. A play originally written by William Shakespeare the drama group decided to take on this beast and perform. The cast will consist of 15 people acting in different roles. The story of the tempest is about a group of people “stranded” on an island and being manipulated by a certain man.

Campus music groups perform in Anaheim for Heritage Festival

By |2019-08-19T11:16:14-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Features|

After months of practice, spring brings the competition season for Fresno Christian's music departments. Choir and band put months of practice together in order to compete with other music departments. This is the last festival competition for choir and band. On March 22, 62 high school choir members, one third of high schoolers at FCS, traveled to the Cal Poly Central Coast Spring Choral Festival in San Luis Obispo. Director Susan Ainley and accompanist Ben Certain lead Fresno Christian's elementary, junior high, high school choirs, to perform in the 30th choral festival at Cal Poly.

Annual Econ Fair offers products made by senior class

By |2019-04-30T09:24:22-07:00March 15th, 2019|Features|

The annual Econ Fair hosted by Robert Foshee's civic and economics class provides seniors the opportunity to exercise their ideas by creating a small product and then selling it. Students get into small groups of two or three, then use their own money to make the product. This allows them to create a marketplace for supply and demand.

Every Neighborhood Partnership forms lasting church, community bonds

By |2019-04-30T09:23:57-07:00March 11th, 2019|Feature Podcast, News|

Even before the change of the century Artie Padilla looked for ways to serve the community. Before the rise of ENP the local nonprofit partnering volunteers with opportunities Padilla traveled with his truck. Co founder and Executive director Artie Padilla works on staff with ENP. Along with connecting churches with serve opportunities, Padilla along with ENP work with schools in assisting them with literacy and reading.