Academics

Dr. Karen Walters intertwines faith, science in the classroom

By |2019-04-11T10:43:18-07:00March 21st, 2019|Academics, Features|

In a world where science and the Christian faith find themselves at war, scientists in Christian education find ways to incorporate both into their teaching. AP Biology, biology, and zoology teacher Dr. Karen Walters encourages her students to dig into places where faith and science collide.

Professionals visit campus, discuss value of math

By |2019-04-11T10:44:29-07:00March 1st, 2019|Academics, News|

Engineers show importance of math through example During his visit to FCS, David Kwalwasser showed detailed maps of his work on the High-Speed Rail. Taking a break from their work on California’s High-Speed Rail, David Kwalwasser and Mauro Weyant visited Angie Counts’ math three classes this Wednesday, Feb. 27. Bringing [...]

Scholastic Journalism Week comes to a close, Feb. 22

By |2019-04-08T08:19:14-07:00February 25th, 2019|Academics, Features|

The annual Scholastic Journalism Week has come to an end, and with it, one of the most action packed weeks of the year. With this year's theme of “Dedicated to Our Communities,” Feather staffers wrote articles that related to the social media tag of the day. In addition to these articles, the Feather staff put on lunchtime activities for the student body.

College Corner: Juniors utilize your Christmas break

By |2019-02-08T11:48:24-07:00December 12th, 2018|Academics, Blog, College Corner|

Finals week is here and the days until Christmas break can now be counted on one hand! As students are eager to dive into their three week vacation, high school juniors should utilize this time to better equip themselves as they enter their second semester.

Donn Rojeski reveals alternate side

By |2019-02-10T17:14:04-07:00December 4th, 2018|Academics, Features|

Vietnam War veteran impacts students through Bible classes Donn Rojeski served as a artillery fire director during the Vietnam War. Rojeski is pictured wearing his fatigues in 1968. After teaching at Fresno Christian for five years, Donn Rojeski has influenced several high school classes, in a position he originally believed wouldn’t [...]

College Corner: UC & CSU application advice

By |2019-02-08T16:55:52-07:00November 13th, 2018|Academics, Blog, College Corner|

As Thanksgiving break approaches, it provides a great opportunity for students to take advantage of their free time by dedicating some of it to begin or complete their college applications if they have not already done so. Evangelina Tello recommends seniors apply early in the application process to meet all deadlines. Starting on Nov. 1, the University of California (UC) application opened for students to apply and submit their application to the UC of their choice. Seniors are strongly encouraged not to procrastinate completing their desired applications.

Spanish teacher Rachel Rodriguez orders Toledo’s food with class

By |2019-02-08T16:53:09-07:00November 1st, 2018|Academics, News|

From taking trips to the grocery store to speaking Spanish at Toledo's Mexican Restaurant, Spanish teacher Rachel Rodriguez prepares her Spanish III classes for life outside of high school. Not only does she limit her teachings to just Spanish, but Rodriguez incorporates Christ into her daily lessons. Spanish teacher Rachel Rodriguez expands activities and activities each year for her three levels of Spanish classes. Throughout the year, Rodriguez teaches her students different conjugations and new Spanish vocabulary. Students learn to apply Rodriguez's teachings to real life situations like ordering food from a Mexican-based restaurant. These opportunities give students to experience how Spanish can be applied to real life situations.

College Corner: Clovis High hosts FAFSA workshop, Oct. 15

By |2019-02-08T16:49:33-07:00October 15th, 2018|Academics, Blog, College Corner|

The fall semester is a busy season for our seniors as they are gathering letters of recommendation, attending college fairs, and taking advantage of application workshops. Clovis High School will host the first FAFSA workshop from 6 p.m to 8 p.m., Oct. 15. This event will start in the cafeteria where they will provide a quick introduction and then move into the library for families ready to begin the application process. Alyssa Reese | The Feather Online Every year starting on Oct. 1 this is the beginning for not only the CSU application window but also the start date for when students and their parents may begin filling out the FAFSA. To begin the process there will be a workshop hosted tonight which will be mentioned later on in the article.

Campus science teacher encourages hands-on learning 

By |2019-02-08T16:45:22-07:00September 20th, 2018|Academics, Features|

Upon walking into Scott Bucher's science lab, cupboards and drawers filled from top to bottom with beakers and chemicals surround the room. Bucher always begins his first period class with a simple Bible reading and prayer before he reviews previous lessons. After obtaining his masters degree from Fresno Pacific University, Bucher currently teaches chemistry, physics, AP calculus and physical science at FC. He feels passionate about his growing science lab.

College Corner: Academic advisor shares important college dates

By |2019-01-09T09:54:10-07:00September 7th, 2018|Academics, Blog, College Corner|

The 2018-2019 school year has kicked off to a great start here at FCS! Last October I started my new position as Fresno Christian’s academic adviser and I was thrilled to be returning this school year to experience a first day of school. And now seniors need to pay attention to upcoming dates and deadlines. Students and parents can find the new location of my office downstairs in the junior high and high school office. Along with a new location, I am now serving as the high school California Scholarship Federation (CSF) coordinator where I will be working with the student members and hosting lunch meetings.

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