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.
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.
With the fall sport season coming to an end, winter sports jump into action this upcoming week. The football field gets repainted and set up for the upcoming soccer season. The teams prepare for their first preseason game Nov. 20, and hope for a positive start toward the season. Written by: Megan LeBlanc
As the balls flush through the net and the buzzers go off, the gym switches from volleyball season to now basketball season in the gym. Winter sports are starting up, as the girls basketball team practice week days after school along with their practices starting back in August. They work through drills, plays, and condition to prepare for their upcoming season. They play in their first tournament, Nov. 19-20 in the FC gym.
Local fair offers opportunities for high school students Every year, in the small town of Caruthers, Fresno County hosts the Caruthers Fair. Running onto their 89th year, Sept. 26 -29. The largest and longest lasting fair in California is free, providing entertainment for people of all ages. The 2018 Caruthers fair theme [...]
Since 1921 when Principal Charles Seymour proposed and established the California Scholarship Federation (CSF), the organization has grown to include over 1,500 chapters all across California. The organization awards $120,000 in scholarships annually to members as well as offers conferences and other benefits. The CSF senior banquet will be held in the SMC Cafe from 6:30-8:30 p.m., May 15.
Whether opening convocation seems it like happened yesterday or yesteryear, the 2018 National Day of Prayer is here. Grades kindergarten through 12th will meet for the final of two all-school chapels, May 3. FCS has a long-standing tradition of assembling for prayer and worship. As in past years, students, teachers and parents will meet in Peoples Church's main auditorium during normal chapel times for worship and prayer. ASB Chaplain Erin Wilson shares why she anticipates the National Day of Prayer.
As the second semester continues, students and staff look forward to special events that will be taking place. Night of the Stars (NOTS), is Fresno Christian's formal. NOTS is an event that has been going on at the school for a long time and is normally enjoyed by staff and students.
Fresno Christian elementary, junior high, and high school choirs all attend the Cal Poly Central Coast Spring Choral Festival, March 22. Junior high and high school meet at 6:30 a.m. and return by 8 p.m. Students begin traveling before sunrise to Cal Poly for the concert at 12 p.m. Choirs from all over the state attend and showcase their vocal talents. According to the official website, the Cal Poly Performing Arts Center sees between 35-50 schools each year, most of which are high schools (58%). Elementary students perform first in the lineup, performing at 10 a.m.
The third annual Valentine’s Day concert will be held on February 11 at 7 p.m. in the Student Ministries Center. Both high school choral groups will sing a variety of love, breakup, and friendship songs celebrating the importance of romance and love.