Just 33 days before the end of the Second World War, America lost a 1,195-crew ship in the Philippine Sea. The sinking of USS Indianapolis remains the greatest naval disaster in US history. Nearly 50 years after it was sunk by a Japanese submarine, filmmaker and author Sara Vladic began to wonder what else the story of USS Indianapolis held.
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.
FC falls short in 56-34 deficit Matt Kent, '23, tackles Riverdale Christian No. 32. The 1-4 Eagles football team started league play on homecoming night, facing off against Riverdale Christian, Oct. 4. Plagued by injuries, FCS hoped to turn their season around after a 9-0 deficit vs Stoneridge Christian. Riverdale put [...]
Champions for Tomorrow speakers Keith Davis and Vincent Hobbs brought a message about perseverance to chapel, Oct. 1. The California organization has brought speakers to campus since 2011.
War memoir concludes powerful messages about love, courage and society On December 7, 1941, the United States was attacked by Imperial Japan at Pearl Harbor. Today, America idolizes the Greatest Generation, and rightly so. They grew up in a world scarred by WWI, tempered by the Great Depression, and as teenagers and college [...]
As campus decisions are made and school events are planned, the student body elects four additional members to the Associated Student Body, Aug 27. Whether conveying student opinions in weekly meetings or leading monthly homerooms, the elected students step into their leadership roles while also participating in campus activities. The class rep. position was created in the 2018-19 school year, in part to help with homeroom changes. Previously open only to leadership class members, this year marks the first of student elected representatives from their classes at large.
Behind a hill in Lompoc, CA, propellant pumped to 1,000 psi surged through nine Merlin 1D rocket engines. At 10:54 a.m., Jan 14, 2017, Falcon 9’s hold-down clamps released and 614 tons floated on fire and smoke.
Football returns to the field for the 2019 season with a 24-0 victory over Sierra HS, Aug 23. Lead by head coach Russ Counts, the Eagles proved their ability to dominate defensively despite graduating 12 seniors. Seconds into the game, running back Blake Burdan, '20, scored six for the Eagles on a kick-off return. Burdan scored 12 points and earned 50 yards of rushing.
Choir groups perform competition pieces Alina Ochoa, '19 (let to right), Lindsay Weimer, '20, Max Hinton, '22, Braden Bell, '19 and Blake Deffenbacher, '20, display awards the high school choir department has won this year during an April practice. The Fresno Christian choral department will present their spring concert, May [...]