English teacher Andrea Donaghe nominated sophomore Mackenzie Beckworth as Student of the Month due to Beckworth’s conduct in class as well as the quality of her work. Donaghe states that Beckworth possess a talent for writing and encourages her to take AP Literature her junior year.
As sports wind down during the last few months of the school year, FC winter guard prepares for upcoming San Joaquin Valley Color Guard Percussion Review (SJVCGPR) Championship Competition, March 30. High school teams gather to compete for the champion title at Clovis North High School. The team performs at 1:55 p.m. along with five campus guard members participating in the solo competition at various times.
With the spring season almost reaching its halfway point, the varsity softball team has been on a hot start. They currently hold the record of 7-1, while playing mainly higher division schools.
Suicide rates among teenagers continues to be a leading cause of death and an ever present issue in Fresno County. Suicide is either the second or third leading cause of death in ages 10-24, depending on the source. California claims one of the lowest suicide rates in the United States, but it is slowly on the rise. America as a whole has seen an increase in suicidal rates--the highest in 30 years. Furthermore, there is an average of just over 5,240 suicide attempts by 7-12 graders everyday in America.
Hundreds of alumni, teachers, and donors gather in the FC gym for the 36th annual auction, March 9. Every year, the auction raises money for classes, sports, and various activities around the school. At the end of the evening, the school raised $157,704, contributing to the vision of the school to develop a community of 'world changers'.
Heading into the spring season, the Blossom Trail remains a major tourist attraction in the Central Valley for its many rows of infinite blossoms. For 31 years, the trail has reached over 62 miles, covering Sanger, Reedly, Orange Cove, Selma, Clovis, Kingsburg and Fowler.
With the 2019 tennis season beginning, senior John Monke prepares for one final run at a Valley championship. After coming one match away from the title a year ago, Monke aims to avenge this loss and complete his senior season with a Valley title.
Local non-profit combats hunger, supports families The Central California food bank provides 280,000 people food every month by food distributions, meal recovery programs, and school sites. While 97 percent of the food bank's expenses go to feeding the people of Fresno, 84 percent of the food provided was donated, and almost half of the food they [...]
After receiving a Grammy for album of the year, Apple Music’s album of the year, and CMA’s album of the year, I decided I had to listen to Kacey Musgraves’ fourth studio album, Golden Hour. If I didn’t know Kacey Musgraves was a country artist, I never would’ve considered this a country album. Country is my least favorite genre, but I decided to give this one a try.
This article is the second of the new series entitled "Sports Records". For the last article, read Sports Records Series: Soccer. Follow The Feather for more articles in the series as they are published. The sound of the net swishing and the squeaking of shoes on the court echo in the gym as the basketball players compete to surpass records before them. With both boys and girls basketball teams competing in the East Sierra League, they strive to earn the valley champions title and succeeded in doing so.