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.
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.
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.
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.
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.