At FCS, dress up themes often accompany football home games. However, this theme presents itself more serious than most. In the past, FCS put on a “pink out” theme to raise breast cancer awareness. Last year, leadership sold pink out shirts with a percentage of the proceeds funding The Art of Life Cancer Foundation. This year, the funding goes to a more direct place.
As the leaves change colors and pumpkin patches pop up around town, the FC choir groups prepare for their fall concert, Oct. 21. Over 120 musicians plan to perform throughout the evening in the Peoples Church main auditorium, 7 p.m. The purpose of the fall concert is to present the songs that choir students have been learning since school started. Many singers gather motivation to prepare themselves for a performance in front of their home audience.
A pack of cowboys and cowgirls began arriving at the Peoples Church gym for a night of dancing and Western-inspired food, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 11. With 180 participants, girls from kindergarten to 12th grade accompanied their male guests to the second annual Daddy Daughter Date Night.
Fall welcomes a new season of SAT/ACT test dates, college applications and college fairs. Seniors are busy finalizing their list of colleges they plan on applying to while also maintaining a good academic standing. Yet college fairs, NACCAP benefits can still provide post secondary insight.
The second annual Fresno Christian Daddy Daughter Date Night is just ahead, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 11. With the theme of Boots and Beauties, the event encourages attendees to wear country-themed attire. A traditional tri-tip barbeque meal and a s'mores dessert station will be provided along with games and country music.
Casts, scripts, auditions, oh my! Casting for the campus production company's first show began Oct. 7. With 50 students attending initial auditions, the performance will recreate the Broadway Musical, Newsies. Entitled Spotlight Productions, the production company's shows differ from previous campus performances where only students in drama class participated, as opposed to opening casting to all students.
For the last eight years, 4.0 students benefit from the 4.0 and Above program and The Fresno Fair. This ninth annual event rewards Fresno County students with free entry tickets to the fair on opening day, as well as their name in a raffle for iPads, laptops, giftcards, scholarship money, and this year, a 2020 Toyota Corolla. FC freshman Amanda Johnson took advantage of the free fair ticket. Johnson expected not to win anything, but entered the raffle anyway and proceeded to enjoy the fair.
FC falls short in 56-34 deficit Matt Kent, '23, tackles Riverdale Christian No. 32. The 1-4 Eagles football team started league play on homecoming night, facing off against Riverdale Christian, Oct. 4. Plagued by injuries, FCS hoped to turn their season around after a 9-0 deficit vs Stoneridge Christian. Riverdale put [...]
As the homecoming football game approaches and the 35th annual homecoming week comes to a close, student leadership will host the third annual bonfire rally, Oct. 3.
Champions for Tomorrow speakers Keith Davis and Vincent Hobbs brought a message about perseverance to chapel, Oct. 1. The California organization has brought speakers to campus since 2011.