Whether from a break away, set piece or cross, striker Rylee Schwab, No. 17, has put the ball in the net 45 times this season (Jan. 30). As a sophomore, she scores more than half of the Eagle's goals, and has earned 25 more than the next highest scorer in the division.
Late in the second quarter, Summit Charter's No. 23 drives down the lane, fakes left and jumps for the lay up. The ball leaves his hand, but the crowd erupts as No. 24 Tyus Parish-Tillman, '22, sends the ball in the opposite direction and starts a fast break for the Eagles.
School, sports, church, time with friends and a myriad of activities fill the daily lives of high school students. For many sophomores, college either occupies little thought or seems an unaddressable worry. However, tenth-grade students have options to prepare and gain an advantage for college during this second semester.
On the last day of first semester, students watched the Christmas themed film Elf to celebrate the upcoming break from school. The three week break allows staff and students time to celebrate Christmas and New Years. During break, various teams continued to practice and sharpen skills. Winter athletic teams participated in tournaments including boys and girls soccer and basketball teams.
Fresno Christian’s AP European history class revisits a discussion from the Enlightenment period, Nov. 29. Students brought famous thinkers to life, like Immanuel Kant, who wrote about tolerance, Cesare Beccaria, who argued against capital punishment, Olympe de Gouges, who petitioned for education for women and others.
For the final game of a 9-1 season, Eagles football travels to No. 1 seed Mission Prep in San Luis Obispo, Nov. 16. The game marked the fourth consecutive CIF Central Section 8-Man Championship appearance for FC.
Regardless of the outcome, the Orcutt game was the last home game of the football season, Nov. 9. Leadership set a Nuthouse theme of 'Frosted Football', and provided the snow via a snow machine and the basis for the wintry theme. After the Orcutt Spartans received the opening kickoff, they soon turned the ball over to Griffin Schmidt, '19, who made his first interception of the game. However, neither team scored until the eighth minute of the first quarter.
Fresno Christian's north field facilitates sports games, carnivals and P.E. classes, but rarely functions as an airfield. However, as approximately 280 elementary students plus select high school classes gathered to watch a UH-60L Blackhawk helicopter touch down on the grass during 1st period, Nov. 9.
Semi-finals: FC to host Orcutt Academy, Nov. 9 UPDATE: Nov. 8 -- A donor has generously volunteered to pay the entrance fee (ticket) for any FCS student who shows their Fresno Christian ID at the gate for the semi-final football game against Orcutt Academy, Nov. 9. Eagles football entered the post season with a 6-1 [...]
Today's generation of students live with the ability to shoot, edit and share videos faster than ever before. While social media, especially Youtube, may callous students who use it from determining between well or poorly made films, the art of video productions remains a difficult, yet rewarding, creative medium.