Two years ago senior McKensy Neal arrived at FC in search of a close community with new experiences. Arriving at the school with a passion for singing and playing volleyball, Neal has become an influential member of both girls ensemble and the varsity volleyball team. Looked up to by many at the school, she has proven herself to be a leader on campus.
There’s something so comforting to many about familiarity in rereading books. Normally, a person’s list of books to read continues to grow as the years go on, but reading favorite books and ones that are familiar over and over always feels satisfying to many avid bookworms.
Since 1977, the FCS community has gained numerous faculty members that have influenced the school. Eunie McEntee is a staff member who went above and beyond to accomplish this. Her legacy at the school impacted students and teachers and shaped many of them into the people they are today.
The Mad Duck provides a casual dining experience, while dishing out exceptional meals. The rustic interior makes the restaurant very unique. Burgers, tacos, salads, and seafood are just a handful of the many options featured on the menu. Their main location is located on the cross streets of Chestnut and Shaw, as well as a smaller location at Herndon and Willow.
Colleges from around the country will be coming to the campus for the annual college fair, Sept. 19. Academic advisor Michelle Warkentin is in charge of this event each year. “I'm excited to see all the colleges come to our campus,” Warkentin said. “It's nice to see all of the colleges that bring their representatives to a private Christian school. This year we're having twice as many schools come to the fair and it's nice to see more and more schools wanting to get involved as each year progresses.
Two years ago Daniel Avila, '18, entered Fresno Christian Schools with an exciting urge in him to start the 2015-16 school year. Two years later as a senior, Avila still has that urge in him as he participates in many activities this year. Avila looks forward to participating in varsity football and worship band.
High school demands many responsibilities, but it also brings fears to some students. The terror of fitting in and getting all the right classes for college haunts most high schoolers but incoming freshmen fears are all too real for many students.
I found that I did not know how to understand and appreciate pulchritude and its essence. The four-day experience in Istanbul during the spring break amazed me. I thought I knew everything about Turkish culture before I visited the country, but I was wrong.
The county of Fresno flaunts its beautiful side of orchards along the Blossom Trail. A 62-mile loop on back roads through a particularly dense region of Central Valley, allows you to see this view; thousands of fruit and nut trees flower with fluttering, lacy petals and aromatic fragrance also line the way.
Fresno Christian Superintendent Jeremy Brown will hold this fall’s FCS Town Hall meeting on Nov. 14, covering topics such as building projects and progress, school growth and other forward planning to address the needs of increasing enrollment. The meeting will be held in the SMC Main from 6:30-8 p.m.