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.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
Kevin Burgess known as “KB” continues to impress with his recent album release “Today We Rebel”, following the release of his previous album, “Tomorrow We Live”. This album has impressed me thoroughly. I expected a lot from this project, but it surpassed my expectations with flying colors. KB set a very high standard with his previous album “Tomorrow We Live”. That was an album I still listen to, even though it released two years ago.
National Teacher's Appreciation Day is a day devoted to celebrate the impact teachers make in the lives of students. One of the many campus educators, Dr. Karen Walters, teaches biology and zoology.
For those of you who were unable to attend the College Information Workshop, Jan. 23, I have attached the College Corner presentation to review. This is an event that is conducted at Fresno Christian every year. It is a time for parents and students to learn all about the college application process, the SAT/ACT, financial aid for college, and much more.
As college applications approach, some are scrambling to complete their applications, while other more prepared students count the days leading to the deadline. Many colleges in the U.S. use a resume builder named the Common Application. The Common App’s purpose is to simplify the processes of applying to multiple colleges by keeping them all in one place. The 2017 FC graduating class consists of 51 seniors and many make use of the Common App to help them apply for colleges across the country.
It is often said that despite the many opportunities and good schools in the United States, the education system in other countries is much more complex. The school environment, according to exchange students here on campus, is much more easygoing in US than in the countries they came from. When exchange students begin to attend a school in US, lack of language knowledge without a doubt is not the only struggle they face. The drastic change of academic environment and school curriculum is also one of the biggest challenges.