David Tuck

About David Tuck

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” -Benjamin Franklin A new member of The Feather staff, freshman David Tuck plans to do both. Tuck loves both the piano and the guitar; he started piano lessons at the age of five and guitar lessons at age 12. Every once in a while, he composes and arranges his own musical pieces. He now leads worship at his church from the guitar. He loves literature, and wrote two short stories in eighth grade. Tuck often reads books in his spare time. He has experience in media, creating three videos for his church. He aided his father in many photo shoots, including weddings. His plans are to become a pastor via a seminary education, as he loves the study of the Bible, and feels called to do so. He intends to learn both ancient Greek and ancient Hebrew during high school. Throughout high school, he aims to become an even better writer through The Feather, and trusts the Feather staff to help him along the way.

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald deepens movie saga

By |2019-01-10T08:48:38-08:00December 5th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Movies/TV|

Harry Potter fans eagerly waited for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, released, Nov. 18, 2016. But it was not the end of the story. The long-anticipated sequel, "Fantastic Beasts and the Crimes of Grindelwald", released in theaters, Nov. 16.

Family History Month highlights heritage, tradition

By |2019-02-08T16:52:55-08:00October 31st, 2018|Features|

Each person’s life tells a story and history is found in all places, whether in everyday lives or genealogies no one expected. With modern technology, scientists have the potential to delve into the past, deeper than ever before. After thousands of years of different peoples intertwining in marriage, family history is scattered across the world.

Cyber Security Awareness month draws attention to growing issue

By |2018-11-27T13:32:42-08:00October 16th, 2018|Features|

Campus shares struggles with malware, importance of internet safety Danger lurks behind each click, swipe and tap. Hackers prey upon consumers as they look to electronically breach and steal users' identities. While programs feature security measures, blackhat hackers manage to attack and steal user information each year. Cyber Security Awareness Month comes this year, and [...]

Custodian Day reminds campus of ‘undervalued’ employees

By |2018-10-02T15:23:26-07:00October 2nd, 2018|Features|

Mop in hand, cart close behind, John Niño works down the stalls. Niño wipes the seat, washes the bowl, finishing with the sinks. He finishes the boys restroom and moves to the girl’s lavatory each and every school day. Today janitors are honored during National Custodian Day. Niño started a job as custodian at the school and shares why he became a custodian two years ago and became a Christian 20 years ago.

Students, staff share the importance of healthy diets

By |2018-10-12T08:21:49-07:00September 27th, 2018|Features|

For many centuries, food dominated a portion of society. Including both delicacies and healthy foods, time passed, and home cooked meals were replaced by fast food. To this day, according to a study in The New York Times, American teenagers receive 16.9% of their calories from fast food.

COLUMN: Freshman journalist encourages students to join campus publication

By |2019-02-07T13:33:32-08:00September 13th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

Working for the school newspaper is not a simple task. This is evident by the end of the first week of school. However, there is no adequate reason to avoid joining. Rather, this was one of my greatest motivations for enlisting in the first place. In a Christian homeschool program called “Classical Conversations”, the tutors emphasize literature. In my junior high years, my class read and studied almost two dozen books, and we transferred what we saw into our essays. I grew to love writing, and progressed in my four years of fifth through eighth grade.