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.
One of basketball's all-time greats, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, spoke at Fresno’s San Joaquin Valley Town Hall to kick off their 2018-19 lecture series. Abdul-Jabbar focused on the topic of leadership, both in life and on the court, Oct. 9.
Every month The Feather highlights one individual from the student body who demonstrates exemplary character and or admirable dedication to classes or extracurricular activities. Teachers choose those who display the before mentioned characteristics in the classroom setting. The objective of the following article is to honor the effort of students to live by Caleb Code Standards: Seek Truth, Speak Life, Serve Others. Martin McCann, '22 or Owen, as his peers call him, gained recognition from his English teacher, Kyle Dodson. Dodson appreciates students that get involved and discuss what they learn in class. McCann earned the Student of the Month title for September because Dodson noticed the qualities of a hard working student.
After singing in front of thousands in New York's Carnegie Hall in April 2018, the girl’s ensemble prepares for festival performances in LA and Santa Barbara this year. The campus’ ensemble, Bellezza, welcomes new talent and aims for the highest scores possible. Choral director Susan Ainley has high hopes for this year’s team. She believes the ensemble group name “Bellezza”, meaning “beauty” in Italian, shows how much practice is put in to create a sound of beauty.
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.
Juniors Annabelle Messer and Megan LeBlanc begin the blog series, "Girl Talk" covering issues spotlighting the triumphs and struggles from the female perspective. They begin publishing their first blog next week. An 80-year tradition, Sadie Hawkins, continues in many high schools throughout the US and Canada. The idea first occurred as a comic strip in 1937, illustrating a women named Sadie Hawkin who got to choose whatever man she wanted to marry. The comic strip became very popular in the USA, as well as Canada. This empowered women’s rights as well as making an interesting dance idea, where girls ask guys in many high schools.
“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.”
In my conversations with other students throughout the Valley, there is a common notion that because of its size, Fresno Christian Schools fails to accommodate the breadth of students’ interests, limiting those who want to achieve because of its size. While our school is small, that difference gives us a unique advantage.