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FBLA state qualified

FBLA state qualified

Kathleen Lee

February 3, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, FBLA

Future Business Leaders of America at Fossil Ridge are qualified for state. FBLA sabercats took 48 medals to state at the districts competition on Feb 3. at the UNC Civic Center in Greeley, Colorado. Fossil bested 22 high schools and received first place in the district. The conference offered many s...

Ease fears by attending college fairs

Ease fears by attending college fairs

Serena Bettis

February 1, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, Career Center

For many high school students, college is daunting. All the work of finding a college, learning about what the school offers, deciding on location, thinking about a major, along with factoring in tuition, scholarships, and all the application requirements to apply turns into  lengthy and often frustrating tasks. Wit...

‘Cats to college night

‘Cats to college night

Serena Bettis

January 25, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, Career Center

  The ‘Cats to College Night will be held on Wednesday, January 27 in the Commons at Fossil Ridge High School. This is a small college fair that is open to ninth through twelfth grade students and parents. One of the best opportunities for students to get answers to questions they have about...

Successful first game for the Unified Basketball team

Successful first game for the Unified Basketball team

Abby Bordewick

January 22, 2016


Filed under 2016, Fossil Friends, Unified Basketball

The Loveland Indians came to Fossil Ridge High School to face the Sabercats in their first unified basketball game of the season. The January 20th game was a huge success, with a giant student section, and the players couldn't have been more excited to be out on the court. The student body was excite...

Culture team spreads positivity throughout Fossil

Culture team spreads positivity throughout Fossil

Serena Bettis

January 13, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, Culture Team

The first Culture Team meeting of the year took place on Thursday, January 7, and brought with it many new thoughts about school-wide activities.  The Climate and Culture Team began as an idea between the school’s facilitators after a leadership summit in October of 2014 led them to think that the ...

Adopt a family changes lives

Adopt a family changes lives

Lauren Scott

December 18, 2015


Filed under 2015, Academics, StuCo

On Friday, December 11 from 3-9 Fossil gave a memorable experience to the families that Fossil advisories supported for adopt a family. This event was a heartwarming and memorable one. There were crafts, games, pictures with Santa and food donated by our community. The families got to meet people from...

Finding passion in after school activities

Finding passion in after school activities

Serena Bettis

December 11, 2015


Filed under 2015, Features, Profiles, Science Olympiad

Finding a passion so early in life can be difficult for many people, but for Natalie Spencer, it was as simple as joining a middle school club. Spencer, a senior at Fossil Ridge High School, fell in love with science in the sixth grade at Preston Middle School. After receiving a cheesy flyer in class, ...

Get your study on at the annual Cocoa Cram

Get your study on at the annual Cocoa Cram

Lauren Scott

December 7, 2015


Filed under 2015, Academics, News, Ridge

With the stress of finals week right around the corner it is time for Fossil Ridge High School students to start managing their time effectively. Cramming for a test the night before only adds to the headache that is finals week. Since the finals schedule this year has changed and students will be taking all t...

“Fossil’s Got Talent” rings true

“Fossil’s Got Talent” rings true

Serena Bettis

December 2, 2015


Filed under 2015, Features, News, Recent News, Ridge, StuCo

[slideshow_deploy id='12096'] Sixteen students showcased their shining skills and strengths Tuesday night in the PAC as part of Fossil’s Got Talent, the annual show put on by the student council. Performers’ friends, family, and classmates all came out on December 1 to not only support and watc...

Science beyond the classroom

Science beyond the classroom

Serena Bettis

November 21, 2015


Filed under 2015, Clubs, Features, Science Olympiad

Within five short years, the Fossil Ridge High School Science Olympiad team has grown tremendously. Started in 2011 by Ms. Vigil (and later co-sponsored by Mr. Dannahower), the team went from placing seventeenth at the regionals competition their first year, to winning both the regional and state compet...

Sabercats strengthening community, culture, and climate

Sabercats strengthening community, culture, and climate

Lauren Scott

November 18, 2015


Filed under 2015, Culture Team, Recent News

On the first Thursday of every month, a team dedicated completely to Fossil and the culture it has meets in the Media center to talk about how to change Fossil for the better. This is Fossil’s Culture and Climate team. Assistant Principal Bradley Nye said that, the Culture and Climate team is “...

Show a little more love

Show a little more love

Kathleen Lee

November 13, 2015


Filed under 2015, Academics, Clubs, Features, Recent News, Teachers

Friday, November 13, 2015 was a day that was able to fulfill a dire necessity, a gentle yet powerful quality that becomes missing throughout busy lives. World Kindness Day, also known as Random Acts of Kindness Day was a special celebration enjoyed by students at Fossil Ridge. Key Club’s Caring committee led by Emily Chao, promoted Random Acts o...

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