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Niche: FCS in Top Ten

August 23, 2017
By Admissions Office

From Niche:

"We just released our 2018 Best Schools in America rankings and Niche Grades and we're happy to share that your school ranks as our #9 Best Private K-12 School in San Francisco Bay Area for 2018. Your school also received an A+ Overall Niche Grade which recognizes the overall quality of your school.

"Your school achieved this ranking by scoring highly on a variety of factors including test scores, student-teacher ratio, and reviews from students and parents. Our Data Team analyzed this data from thousands of schools from across the country to create our 2018 Best Schools rankings." 

See our school profile on Niche!

Solar Eclipse Viewing 2017

August 17, 2017
By Admissions Office

Solar Eclipse Viewing: Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 at FCS

Weather permitting, we will have a school-wide solar eclipse viewing on the softball field Monday morning, August 21. Elementary students (grades 2-5) will view the first part of the eclipse.

Registered parent volunteers should check with their child's teacher ahead of time if they want to participate. You must be a fingerprinted and registered volunteer with FCS for the 2017-18 school year.

Numerous FCS and Harbor Light administrative staff will be present on the field to help oversee the event. For safety reasons, we are exclusively using indirect observation methods. Students should not bring solar glasses to school because of the widespread number of fake glasses that have been reported in the news.

Elementary and Junior High students will make pinhole projectors to observe the eclipse. Additional projectors will be provided for use by Secondary students. There will also be a telescope viewing station by Dr. Handran. Keep in mind that there will be a waiting time for telescope viewing and students will need to move through the station quickly in order to let other students observe. The telescope station also uses an indirect viewing method.

IMPORTANT: NEVER VIEW THE SUN DIRECTLY AS THIS CAN RESULT IN PERMANENT EYE DAMAGE.

Younger students will need more frequent reminders than older students. We are looking forward to a safe, fun, and memorable eclipse experience for everyone!

Dr. Handran

Secondary Science and Math Teacher

Head of Science Department

 

Annual Warrior Family 5K

August 10, 2017
By Admissions Office

 

Fremont Christian School invites you to participate in our Annual Warrior Family 5k, taking place at Quarry Lakes on Saturday October 14th, 2017. Come run 3.1 of fun and show off your Warrior spirit! 

All participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt and a customized finisher’s medal. Water stations, music, refreshments at the finish line, and encouragement will all be provided. Kids and walkers are welcome to register. 

You don’t have to be a member of the FCS community to come out on a beautiful Saturday morning to join us in promoting a healthy lifestyle. All proceeds support student programs at Fremont Christian School. 

Register today before prices go up!

 

Further Event Information

Registration is online:

Date Saturday, October 14, 2017  
Time 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM Gather in Place: 7:30 AM | Start: 8:00 AM | Must Finish: 9:30 AM
Location Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area 2100 Isherwood Way, Fremont, CA 94536

 

Awards

  • All participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt and finisher’s medal.
  • The top three female and male finishers will receive an additional medal representing their place.
  • The overall first place male and overall first place female will each also receive a variety of gift cards worth $100.00 in addition to the above.
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