Senator Square: Fellowship of Christian Athletes Christmas trees available in Carson City, Reno | Carson City Nevada News

FCA Area Director, Pastor Timothy Plummer, has as soon as once more introduced Christmas trees to Carson City. Christmas is quick approaching, and most agree it’s the finest time of the yr, so Timothy has as soon as once more dropped at the Carson City group an outreach mission known as the FCA Lift Christmas Tree Lot.

This outreach, the promoting of Christmas trees, is a lightweight to the group by service and loving all folks. Proceeds from Christmas tree gross sales are used to supply clothes and Christmas items for native youngsters and households in want. FCA and Lift additionally present free Christmas Trees to the Marine Corp Mountain Warfare Training Center in Coleville, Calif.

Plummer and FCA are grateful to everybody for his or her curiosity and partnerships. Every partnership and each donation is impactful and enormously appreciated. The holidays is usually a tough time for a lot of, but it surely doesn’t must be this fashion. Be totally different, and buy a Lift Christmas Tree for somebody.

Find the trees at two areas. One is throughout the road from the Ormsby House in downtown Carson City, the nook of Carson Street and sixth Street, and the opposite is in South Reno, 9495 South Virginia Street on the nook of Holcomb Ranch Lane.


Christmas trees are available by Dec. 23, Sunday by Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to six:00 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tree varieties available are the Noble, Nordmann, and Douglas, Oregon’s finest contemporary minimize trees. The objective of FCA yearly is to foster unity and help by serving each other, sharing Christ with others by phrase and deed, and inspiring others to share him as nicely. So come buy a tree for Christmas, and help FCA pupil members on the identical time.

Timothy Plummer has been on employees with FCA since 2018 however has been serving in youth ministry since 2004. He is married to Gena, they usually have 4 youngsters: Anthony, Glory, Grace, and Asher. Timothy loves Jesus, Youth, Sports, Coaching, and his Community. He meets with college students and academics throughout lunch all through every college yr on many of the native Carson and Douglas campuses.

Lives are being modified by participating, equipping, and empowering college students, academics, and coaches to develop in their relationships with Christ and to share this with others. Please don’t hesitate to achieve out with any questions or for extra details about native, nationwide, and worldwide FCA ministries. Email Timothy Plummer at [email protected], name him at 720-9158, or go here.

The Carson High Holiday Craft Fair was the largest one but with over 160 cubicles and 150 distributors. More than $4,300 was raised from admissions and raffles, and pupil teams with cubicles included Web Design, Cheerleaders, Critical Life Skills, Band, Fine Arts – Ceramics, Welding, Future Farmers of America, Choir, SafeGrad, and Photography. CHS Physical Education courses helped distributors unload Nov. 19 and reload on the finish of the day Nov. 20.


Also collected was 4 barrels of meals for Advocates Against Domestic Violence. Kirk Davis supplied the use of a free ATM, and three meals vans, Tacos Los Trios, King of Kings, and Bus Boys confirmed as much as present meals exterior. Over 100 distributors have already preregistered for the Nov. 18 and 19, 2022 Carson High Holiday Craft Fair. Delta Kappa Gamma and The American Association of University Women had been additionally promoting and providing scholarships to CHS college students. A remark heard all through the occasion was, “Your CHS student and adult volunteers are the best.” — Contributed by director Cathy Barbie.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted basketball knockout for any and all college students eager to take part from 11:00 to 11:30 Nov. 16 in the CHS Big Gym.

Carson City School District employees, I’m excited to let you already know of a brand new partnership I’ve made with Classy Seconds, which options 10,000 clear, well-priced, evenly used objects operated by Advocates to End Domestic Violence in Carson City.

Through this partnership, we will present native McKinney-Vento and Foster Care college students and households with vouchers to Classy Seconds the place they could pick objects in which they’re most in want. I’m offering this data with the hopes that as you might be cleansing out your closets and houses, you’d take into account donating to Classy Seconds, situated at 3590 Gordon Street in Carson City, understanding the objects will keep in the Carson City space and return to college students and households.


Classy Seconds has the area available to maintain many nice objects available and is a sustainable choice to sustain with the ever-changing wants of the scholars and group. Please by no means hesitate to achieve out when you’ve got a pupil with whom you might be involved about or could also be in want of providers. Thank you. Contributed by Carson City School District Special Projects Coordinator and McKinney-Vento and Foster Care Liaison Christie Perkins. For extra data, please name 283-1537, or electronic mail [email protected]

Ever needed to see the pyramids of Egypt, Zip Line down a volcano, whitewater raft down a jungle river, or eat a guinea pig? Come with Advanced Placement Seminar, Honors US History, World History, and Adult Education CHS instructor Benjamin Okay. Spence, M.Ed. on one of three thrilling journeys starting this summer time to Costa Rica, Peru, and Egypt. Ride camels, navigate the Nile, and expertise life with a brand new perspective; it’s extra inexpensive than folks suppose. See Mr. Spence in room 247, or electronic mail him at [email protected] for particulars.

On Nov. 29, at 6:00, Freshman Boys Basketball will compete towards Bishop Manogue Catholic High School at 110 Bishop Manogue Drive in Reno. On Nov. 30, at 3:30 and seven:00, CHS JV and Varsity Boys Basketball will compete towards Bishop Manogue at Manogue, and Varsity Girls will compete at 5:15.

The Senator Snack Shack is once more up and working. Special training college students and Critical Life Skills college students wish to thank all of the CHS academics who’re ordering espresso, tea or scorching coco on Tuesdays all through the month of November. It is the primary time in a very long time, and it went very clean. CLS college students are providing free espresso, tea, or scorching coco till the top of November to get CLS college students able to re-open their espresso store.

Becoming a member of the CHS PTA comes with so many advantages. Receive discounted entry to CHS occasions, video games, live shows, and so forth., and pupil members, those that are seniors, could apply for school scholarships from the PTA.

Programs needing oversight are the Reflections Art and Literature Contest, College Life Interview Panel, Senior Projects, Staff Appreciation, help for CHS departments, academics, and golf equipment, grants for academics, and scholarships for college students. The better part of that is there are not any necessities to change into a member. Having a toddler, who’s a pupil inside the Carson City School District, is just not even essential.

To submit a membership type, go to The value is barely $6 per member per college yr, so for lower than the worth of a single fancy espresso drink, change into an element of making CHS higher for all college students.

Middle and High School educators, EnergySmart Education is internet hosting a Public Service Announcement contest open to all Nevada college students in grades six by 12. Students are challenged to create a digital 8 ½ x 14 inch infographic which focuses on saving vitality right here in Nevada. The contest encourages college students to analysis vitality utilization statistics, and create graphics to share the knowledge.

Students will want two issues in order to finish the infographic contest. The first is a replica of the infographic template. Go here for the copy. They will even want a replica of the discharge type, which must be signed by a guardian or guardian if they’re below 18. Go here for the shape. To submit their launch waiver, they might want to add a pdf or jpeg copy inside the Google type submission when turning in their ultimate infographic for the competition.

Please allow them to know their infographic is not going to be eligible for judging if they don’t submit the discharge waiver. was designed with all the knowledge wanted to know in regards to the contest. Feel free to make use of it when sharing the competition data with college students.

The college students even have their very own PowerPoint to reference when creating their infographic here.

They even have a checklist here to assist them meet all required factors for the competition. All of these things are discovered in this Google folder.

There are nice prizes for not simply the winners, however for the educators as nicely. Go here for data. For extra data, and to have questions answered, be at liberty to contact Desert Research Institute STEM Programs Manager Shawna Witt at [email protected]

Congratulations to sophomore Annika Bruketta on being nominated Student of the Week. According to her Cheer Coach, CHS college nurse Sheila Story, “Annika is an ‘A’ grade student, second year cheerleader, competitive dancer, and is always respectful and timely, with a great attitude.” Annika is a lightweight in each room she enters. Employees inside Carson City School District nominate the CHS Student of the Week, and it’s usually the academics who do the nominating, although anybody in the district could achieve this by sending an electronic mail to [email protected] Congratulations to Annika Bruketta on her many accomplishments and being nominated CHS Student of the Week, once more.

This week’s, Senior in the Spotlight shines on Diana Quintero. Diana is a superb younger woman who has overcome nice adversity in her life. She is each a decided pupil and a gifted musician and is an integral half of the Carson High School group.

She is closely concerned in the music division and has been an element of each the musical theater program and the orchestra for her 4 years at CHS. She can also be a member of the National Honor Society and often takes benefit of alternatives to volunteer.

The daughter of immigrants, Diana moved to America when she was two-years-old. She began college together with her friends and rapidly discovered herself struggling to study English in addition to all of the opposite expertise required to achieve success. By the top of third grade, Diana was excelling in her courses and scored as nicely or larger than her friends on studying and math exams. She continues to be a wonderful pupil, incomes a 4.3 weighted grade level common whereas taking a number of Honors and Advanced Placement programs.

Although she does nicely in college, Diana nonetheless finds herself struggling to suit in together with her friends. She doesn’t have the identical alternatives as different younger folks. Diana utilized to be a DREAMer, however the standing of the DREAM act has stalled her utility. Because of this, she can not get a job or driver’s license, like some of her associates have. Diana has vowed to not let this maintain her again.

In her personal phrases, “I will not allow my situation to hold me back from continuing my education and fulfilling my dreams, but instead it pushes me forward to work hard to accomplish them.” Diana plans to proceed her training on the University of Nevada, Reno the place she is going to research English, particularly writing. Congratulations to Diana Quintero on being nominated Senior in the Spotlight; CHS believes she is going to accomplish all she units her thoughts to conducting. — Contributed by CHS Counselor Nicole Hendee.

— Senator Square columnist Phil Brady is an English instructor at Carson High School in Carson City, Nev.

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