With the soccer season already underway, the FC boys soccer team looks to improve their skills by competing in the Jim Inglis Tournament in Lemoore, Dec. 7-8. The team usually competes in the Bakersfield Garces Memorial Tournament, however, soccer leadership decided to invest in the Jim Inglis Lemoore Tournament. Head of soccer Matt Markarian wanted different types of competition for the team.
Six years and counting, campus hosts a stuffed animal drive and Pajama Day on the last day of school, Dec. 14. For everyone who brings in a stuffed animal, used or Dollar Store (thrift store not accepted), receives a free Chick-Fil-A nugget meal and can watch “Elf” in the SMC. The stuffed animals are donated to Valley Children’s Healthcare and goes to patients who have an operation or surgery scheduled or are recovering from one.
With the holidays rushing in and the cold weather settling in, FC band music department introduces 'A Suite of Sweets', a concert night filled with Christmas carols and desserts. Playing the flute ever since fifth grade and continuing to grow in her musical skills, Aimee Castaneda, '21, enjoys playing in the FC band and is excited for the upcoming Christmas concert.
With the semester nearing the end, drama director Kyle Dodson plans to take three students to Fresno State Theatre Arts Open House to learn more about the art of drama. Ezekiel Fuller, '20, Tatiana Iest, '19, and Claire Palsgaard, '20, will travel with Dodson, Dec. 6.
Considered the deadliest fire in California’s history, the Camp Fire located in the North Valley (Butte County) has affected nearly 26,000 people and destroyed a town’s entire existence. The City of Paradise (population 27,000) now lies in ruin, as the fires crept over and swallowed most everything in its path, along with nearly 90 lives.
Fresno Christian’s AP European history class revisits a discussion from the Enlightenment period, Nov. 29. Students brought famous thinkers to life, like Immanuel Kant, who wrote about tolerance, Cesare Beccaria, who argued against capital punishment, Olympe de Gouges, who petitioned for education for women and others.
With the season of giving just around the corner, FC leadership will once again collect canned food for the Canned Food Drive. This will be the 8th annual year of the drive and all cans are due by Dec. 7.
The girls cheer team practices every morning before school for the winter cheer competition. This year's first cheer competition will be held at Buchanan High School, Dec. 1. Written by: Annabelle Messer.
The beginning of December marks the start of Christmas music, candy canes, and lights, and the Children’s Electric Christmas Parade, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m., kicks off the month of holiday festivities off with a bang. People flock to line the streets of Old Town Clovis to watch the lit up floats, buggies, bands, and even animals march through town. For its 31st consecutive year, this years record 115 parade entries are expected to come and show off their lights and skills.
As Christmas approaches, the high school and junior high choir have been working since November to practice for the upcoming Christmas programs “Lessons and Carols” at 7 p.m. at the Peoples Church main auditorium, Dec. 3.