For over a decade, most everyone agreed on Taylor Swift. Her exquisite love songs and breakup ballads combined with her elegant lyrics placed her in the national spotlight while she was still in her teens. Labeled “America’s sweetheart,” Swift personified the hopeless romantic. Swift’s “got a long list of ex-lovers” and every time she and one of her beaus split, she played the victim and wrote tear-jerking songs about the breakup, a characteristic cycle spanning five albums.
World renowned cartoonist, Kevin Kallaugher, more commonly known as KAL, attended the San Joaquin Valley Town Hall at the William Saroyan Theater in Downtown Fresno, Nov. 15. KAL spoke on the importance of consistent activism in the political arena, and the role of satire in regards to cartooning. Feather staffers, along with honor students from numerous Central Valley schools, participated in the merit scholar student program, where they were given the opportunity to speak and ask questions to Kallaugher.
As campus eighth-graders study in anticipation of the upcoming constitution test, any break from studying is well-received. As in years past, the relief comes in the form of a day trip to the Ronald Reagan Museum, located in Simi Valley, on the outskirts of Los Angeles. The library, which also doubles as a museum focuses on the life and accomplishments of Ronald Reagan the 40th president of the United States, and mediator between the United States and Russia helping bring the Cold War to an end.
Superintendent anticipates high marks on report Over the 2017 - 2018 school year Fresno Christian is in the process of renewing its ACSI, Association of Christian Schools International accreditation and WASC, Western Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation. Fresno Christian is one of 20 double accredited schools. The WASC accreditation is a requirement for high schools across the [...]
The Feather Online is now offering advertising opportunities for interested companies. The Feather receives an average of 5,600 views a month, including 3,400 unique visitors. Despite Fresno Christian’s relatively small campus size and student population, The Feather Online was named one of the best high school publications in the nation, winning Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s (CSPA) Gold Crown at Columbia University in New York City. The Feather has won the Gold Crown six times in the last seven years, including last March (of 2017).
Fresno Christian will be hosting their second and last California State University (CSU) application workshop, Nov. 15, for current seniors. The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 12 p.m. in Room 508 in Fresno Christian's Building 5. Laptops and admission representatives are being provided for the students. The representatives that will be there are to help guide and answer any questions that students may have during the application process.
Recently, Marvel movies have been trending towards being more comedic and lighthearted, this is no different with Taika Waititi’s Thor Ragnarok which stars the mighty god of thunder Thor (Chris Hemsworth). With a star-studded lineup of characters including Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston and Mark Ruffalo. The different personalities created an in-depth storyline throughout the course of the film.
David Arnold’s second novel, Kids of Appetite provides an entertaining plot line, similar to his first book. Arnold’s debut novel, Mosquitoland, took young adult novels to a new standard, but Kids of Appetite displays the world as a more creative and intricate place. Main character Victor (Vic) Benucci deals with his father’s death in an interesting way;
As the weather turns cooler and the leaves change color, a new season is upon us. To seniors, this season is most notable for the appearance of college application deadlines. Not always the favorite amongst high school seniors, but nonetheless very important.
The Shoulder to Shoulder men’s groups held a monthly meeting on Nov. 1st at 6:30 a.m. This group plans meeting on the first Wednesday of each month. Groups are constituted by fathers of campus students from all grades, together on campus for morning prayer. Numbers of fathers from the Shoulder to Shoulder men’s group showed up on November’s meeting. They prayed over current campus events and specific individuals. There are currently 15 men in the group.