Etched in Stone

Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

Karen Manley

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Anticipation only builds as a person reaches the end of middle school.  What will high school be like? What if I get lost? How am I supposed to go to school with guys with beards?! On Thursday and Friday, February 16 and 17, the class of 2021 was thinking just that as they toured the halls of Fossil Ridge High School for the first time.

The eighth graders chattered amongst themselves with excitement and fear as they learned about what high school entails. Mr. Allen spoke about what it means to be a Sabercat in, “the best high school in the state,” Mr. Peterson and Ms. Alvarado explained the logistics of navigating the transition from middle school to high school. “I think the dominant emotion that people experience is anxiety. There’s an anxiety about what’s unfamiliar, rumors they’ve heard, growing up. The aim of the transition day is to inform and get students excited,” commented Mr. Peterson.

Eighth graders were asked about their feelings as they began the transition into Fossil. Here’s what they had to say:

[slideshow_deploy id=’17847′]

Photo Credit: Karen Manley

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    2018

    A trip to San Francisco

  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    2018

    Op-Ed: This is why the Women’s March matters

  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    2018

    Op-Ed: This is why the Women’s March matters

  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    2017

    Sonder: A Diversity Day photo essay

  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    Fossil Friends

    Unified Flag Football plays hard against the Lobos

  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    2017

    C-Team soccer brings the fire to city matchups

  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    Academics

    Fossil MUN conference unlike any before

  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    Fossil Friends

    Unified Basketball shows what they’re made of

  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    Local

    Denver Expo for outdoors men and women

  • Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil

    2016

    Photo Essay: Memorable moments from Adopt a Family

The Student News Site of Fossil Ridge High School
Excited or Nervous? Class of 2021 tours Fossil