The 55-member Cantiamo choir sang three songs, including “Buffalo Gals”, during the fall choir concert in the Peoples Church auditorium, Oct. 21. Over 19 years on campus, choral director Susan Ainley has led the junior high choirs for nine years and the high school choirs for five years.
Electronics, sleep schedules affect performance in classes Students need to find a balance between busy lives and academic work to succeed in their school work and maintain a good mental health. As students step into fall sports and activities, they are challenged to balance schoolwork and extracurriculars. In this electronic age, [...]
Dolled-up princesses, board game-themed floats and Friday night lights drew over a thousand guests to the Fresno Christian field for the 35th annual homecoming night, “Homecoming Game On”, Oct. 4. After weeks of anticipation, the night fulfilled its reputation of food, games and fans.
Four teenage African American boys sit at the Greensboro, N.C. Woolsworth lunch counter, silently protesting racial discrimination, 1960. Thousands of students gather in Tiananmen Square, Beijing to protest corruption in the Communist Party, 1989. Spurred by the killing of an African American boy, students flood the street of Ferguson, MO, initiating the Black Lives Matter movement, 2014.
At the beginning of the year, art teacher Vickey Belmont asks her students to create a project that lets her know a little about them. Art II students are asked to draw 20 images that they feel describe themselves and their personality. In this first art project, the student are required to assimilate various elements of art and design.
Scrolling through Instagram once again, the young girl clicks off her phone, tired of seeing the images of flawless skin, thin bodies, and trendy aesthetics, but longing to be like them. Wincing at the image, she sees in the reflection of her blank screen. She sighs while rising to start her skin care routine, ignoring the hunger pangs. As young people fix their eyes on celebrities, often the focus of mainstream media, many teens begin to develop a warped view of what a role model should be. Although certain celebrities possess valuable qualities, these famous individuals should not be idolized simply for their social status.
As the year winds down, more and more organizations are providing scholarships to young students who show potential in different areas of life. The Junior League of Fresno hosts a Senior Girl Athlete banquet every year, choosing young women from different schools in the area to be honored with a scholarship for their accomplishments in athletics, academics and community service.
Students are completing scratchboard art, which is cardboard with a thin coating of fine white clay, covered by a layer of India ink. The surface starts out black and the students scratch off the coating to reveal the surface of the board, which can be various colors.
As students journey into adulthood, they are left to start making choices. While many add to their success, sometimes decisions lead down dire paths like the tendency to stray from a focus and dedication to studies.
The Feather Online staffers took the opportunity to learn how a professional national news station operates by visiting ABC7 Broadcast Center, April 24. The staffers learn information about how a news office runs and gained a better perspective on the process of news making. Acting as the biggest single news station in Los Angeles, according to news operations manager Michael Merle, ABC7 uses a wide variety of tools and specialized individuals to broadcast news to the public. The building contains numerous tech, writing, and broadcasting rooms for reporters and crew members to publish stories quickly and efficiently.