The sophomore class is taking a field trip to the Museum of Tolerance, located in Los Angeles, California, Oct. 17. The group of 53 students are planning to leave campus via bus at 6:30 A.M. and return that evening at 7 P.M.
With homecoming week over, sadies asking and ticket sales are in full swing. This year's Sadie Hawkins trip cost $50 up until Oct. 10. After that date, ticket prices will increase by $5.
All campus juniors and many sophomores will arrive at school at 7:45 a.m. to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), Oct. 10. The PSAT is a practice version of the Suite of Assessments (SAT) which is needed for college applications. The PSAT not only helps prepare students for the real test, but also can determine [...]
Over a thousand people flock to the Fresno Christian field for the 34th annual homecoming night, “Homecoming Happily Ever After”, Oct. 5. Weeks of preparation and festivities make way for a night of floats, football, and fun. Homecoming queen candidates, Kamryn Schultz (left to right), Julia Fikse, Macie Thompson, Sophia Kalugin, and Ashley Zamarripa are presented during half-time, each sharing an encouraging message with their class, Oct. 5. The scent of cotton candy and warm food filled the air as alumni, students and grandparents surveyed each of the classes Disney themed floats. Students worked the floats, selling different foods from New York style pizza to homemade baklava. All proceeds from the night go towards Kids On A Mission, an organization working towards empowering kids to use their time, talents, and treasures to help people in need.
Classmates gather in the hallway. Ballots are distributed and they choose their homecoming candidates to support. Leadership advisors oversee the voting of homecoming candidates. Students cast one vote for their class princess of choice and a vote for homecoming king and queen. After a week of activities and events, the final day of homecoming is here. In reflection, dress-up days included students and teachers participating for class points. Students wear their FC spirit wear for Friday's theme: "Spirit Friday". After spectating the the king and queen royal battle, students show their school spirit in preparation for the excitement coming in the night to come.
In the past few years, the popularity of faith-based movies has increased nationwide, according to a LA Times article. The latest film fitting into this category is Unbroken: Path to Redemption, the true story of a WWII P.O.W. and his struggles after the war. The directors and producers of Unbroken: Path to Redemption recognized Fresno as one of the top communities for watching Christian films. They held a red carpet premiere at Maya Cinemas on Sept. 16. Numerous actors and producers attended.
“It's a chance to celebrate everything that makes a school campus exciting,” Dodson said, “it brings forth the academics, it brings forth the athletics, and it brings forth all the extracurricular activities under one singular vision for celebrating all things about this campus. So it really is a chance to involve everybody K-12 not just a small group of people.”
Halfway through the 34th annual homecoming, an abundance of students showed up to campus dressed in their favorite pajamas for Sleeping Beauty's Wake Up Wednesday, Oct. 3. Dressing up earns the student's classes points, which at the end of the week will be totalled, determining the winning class.
Students wear numbers, team logos and names of their favorite athletes to school, Oct. 2. Jerseys spur conversations about team records and performances of individual athletes. Students also sport campus jerseys to support their athletic teams. With the week of homecoming continuing, students support the day's theme, "Goofy's Wide of Sports Tuesday" with sports uniforms, watch a lunchtime princess pageant trivia game, and attend a Champions for Tomorrow chapel. On Monday, seniors had the most dressed up participation at 95% coming in patriotic attire. Today, the sophomore class had the most participation in the dress up day.
Colorful leaves scatter everywhere as people gather in the gates of the Caruthers Fair. The smell of funnel cakes and the sound of laughter bring families together as autumn settles in. This scene takes place annually in the small town of Caruthers, CA, every year at the largest free gate fair in California.