When I joined The Feather’s video journalism team in my junior year of high school I was looking for a creative outlet. The first video I ever edited was my audition to get into the class. It was just a few clips I took with my dad’s DSLR and my drone on a day out on the lake. Today as I leave high school, I have learned how to shoot video using manual settings, edit on Adobe Premiere Pro, and make journalistic and marketing content.
Due to the recent developments of COVID-19, Fresno Christian's administration decide to cancel the live auction, March 14. Starting April 1, members of the FC community are able to financially support the school through an online auction, starting April 1.
Roughly 200 Fresno Christian students and staff left the classroom to serve in many different parts of Fresno and it's surrounding areas for FC Serve Day, Feb 27, 2020. The day was planned in partnership with Every Neighborhood Partnership (ENP) Fresno. Five buses filled with FC students left in the morning after second period to west Fresno to clean graffiti, Medical Ministries International, Cross City Christian Church, Storyland, Discovery Center, Reading Heart, and other various parks. Students did many jobs including weeding, raking, digging, painting over graffitied walls, and sorting medical supplies.
The Fresno Christian Varsity Girls soccer team defeats Kerman, 2-1, in the last round of playoffs to win the 2020 Division V CIF Central Section Championship, Feb. 21. The first half consisted of two goals scored by Rylee Schwab, '21 and Bekah Micu, '20, ending the first half, 2-0. In the second half Kerman answered with one goal, but was unable to match the Eagle's score, ending the game with the score, 2-1.
Seniors in Fresno Christian basketball and cheer are honored at the last home league basketball game against Kings Christian, Feb. 7. Those honored in boys basketball include Logan Lewis, Kenneth Hu, Max Muñoz, Ryan Brazil, and Ty-Utah Coffman. Seniors honored in cheer include Marin Sue, Danielle Foster, and Kayden Marquez. Before the game begins, seniors on the varsity basketball team are introduced to the crowd accompanied by their families. Seniors share their favorite moments from the season and their favorite Bible verse.
As part of a Bible study tour around the Holy Land, a group of fifteen; including three families, were lead by, Ronen Ben Moshe, an Israeli citizen and tour guide for GTI Study Tours. Lasting for a duration of ten days, the group was able to walk where Jesus walked, discovering numerous biblical sights each day.
On January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people passed away due to a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Bryant and the other passengers were on their way to a youth basketball event in Thousand Oaks, California when the Sikorsky S76-B helicopter crashed, flying too low to be detected by radar. The cause of the crash is still unknown.
Fresno Christian students share their goals for 2020 in our new series: We Asked. Answers ranged from growing taller to getting closer to God. Every year, people around the world set goals for the new year. According to a study by statista.com, America's top two resolutions for 2020 is to "manage finances better" and "eat healther," closely followed by "be more active."
Thirteen Fresno Christian high school students packed their bags and flew to Phoenix, Arizona to visit Grand Canyon University (GCU), Nov. 19-20. GCU opened in 1949 and is a private non-profit Christian college on Phoenix, Arizona. The school initially offered degrees in education and was established as a Baptist-affiliated institution with an emphasis on religious studies.
Thousands of people gather in downtown Fresno to honor veterans during the 100th Annual Central Valley Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11. The parade is the largest Veteran's Day in the nation, honoring thousands of veterans and lasting for many hours. Before the parade started, many different veterans and parade officials spoke in front of city hall honoring Grand Marshall Daniel Payne. Payne is a retired Marine Corps officer, and the president of the non-profit parade committee.