Student Interest

BLOG: Amateur Rocketry: chemistry

By |2020-05-17T20:11:31-07:00May 17th, 2020|Blogs, Student Interest|

Juniors explain the chemistry that makes rockets fly The Zed rocket use a solid-fueled motor. A few weeks ago, our Zed rocket lifted off the launch pad for the first time. At the heart of our homemade rocket is a homemade engine, which provides the thrust needed to make any rocket [...]

Passions & Hobbies: Behind the scenes of Fresno Christian athletes

By |2020-05-13T12:33:17-07:00May 12th, 2020|Athletics, Column, Home Feature 1, Spring, Student Interest|

Although this may not have been the of the year students and faculty would have liked, there is a bright side to this pandemic. I have been making more time for things I love to do as hobbies. I’ve taught myself how to play worship songs on the guitar and the keyboard.  Many athletes have stories besides scoring a goal or throwing a no-hitter. As I was struggling to find stories and stick to my forte of writing about sports and athletes, I drew a blank. Many professional sports organizations have cancelled the rest of their remaining seasons or weren’t able to participate in a season at all. 

BLOG: Inside the Music, No. 1 – Setting the stage

By |2020-03-02T08:55:48-08:00October 23rd, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Music, Student Interest|

Ever since I can remember, I have wanted to be a songwriter. There's something beautiful about being able to artistically and creatively express myself. I wrote my first song when I was 13 and played it for everyone that would listen.

BLOG: Amateur rocketry No. 2: Juniors begin experimentation, learn through trials

By |2020-03-02T09:35:08-08:00October 11th, 2019|Blogs, Student Interest|

Under a hastily decorated tree stood an assortment of packages. A large, generic brown box peaked curiosity to its contents. My turn came, and I moved over to the tree to collect the prize. On first glance I failed to understand the markings on the outside of the boxes inside.