Etched in Stone

Add/Drop adds new changes

Add/Drop adds new changes

Jaclyn Ambrose

November 29, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics, News, Ridge

Fossil Ridge High School offers the opportunity each semester to add or drop classes, but within the last years add/drop has caused apparent problems. Such problems include students unable to get into their necessary classes, or even students arriving at the school well before the add/drop takes plac...

Culture Days open student minds

Culture Days open student minds

Isabella Mahal

November 23, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics, Ridge

French teacher Sarah Sexton stands with CSU student Hanan Alqarni, who presented about Saudi Arabia during World Culture Days. Photo Credit: Isabella Mahal For the last nine years, Fossil Ridge High School’s World Language department has facilitated World Culture Days in which students have the oppo...

Amnesty International supports Rohingya people

Amnesty International supports Rohingya people

Karen Manley

November 14, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics, Ridge

Beginning November 14, Fossil Ridge High School’s Amnesty International club is holding “The Event,” a week-long event aimed at raising awareness about the Myanmar Refugee Crisis. There will be a total of four days, each taking place at lunch in room W105 and intended to highlight different aspects of the calamity. Day one, November 14, is an overview of the week ...

Fossil brings the heat to the Stock Market Challenge

Fossil brings the heat to the Stock Market Challenge

Isabella Mahal

November 13, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics, Ridge

Photo Credit: Junior Achievement On Friday, November 10, Junior Achievement (JA) hosted a stock market challenge at the Drake Center for students from over 40 high schools across Northern Colorado. Fossil Ridge High School sent eight competitors from the sophomore, junior, and senior classes, and th...

Diversity Day builds student connections

Diversity Day builds student connections

Karen Manley

November 12, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics

On Friday, November 10, Fossil Ridge High School celebrated its annual Diversity Day during Advisory. Students participated in a series of activities in order to get to know one another. The event is centered around breaking down barriers and encourages students to understand more of their peers’ individual stories. The theme of the day was “sonder,” a word m...

Trivia Night is an enormous success

Trivia Night is an enormous success

Karen Manley

November 11, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics

Fossil Ridge High School’s first annual Trivia Night was held on Friday, November 10 in the media center. The cost to compete was $10, and all proceeds went to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. Students were asked a variety of questions from five categories: sports, science, music, movies, and history. F...

Fossil hosts Forensics competition

Fossil hosts Forensics competition

Isabella Mahal

November 11, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics, Speech & Debate

Photo Credit: Isabella Mahal Beginning at 8:15 am on Saturday, November 11, Fossil Ridge High School’s Argumentation and Debate class competed at Rumble at the Ridge, a forensics competition. Though none of Fossil’s twelve competitors made it to the semi-final round, all learned valuable skills...

Trick-or-Treat Street provides a safe alternative to Halloween

Trick-or-Treat Street provides a safe alternative to Halloween

Wyatt Greenacre and Karen Manley

November 4, 2017


Filed under 2017, StuCo

On October 30 Fossil Ridge High School’s Student Council put on the annual Trick or Treat Street. he kids maneuvered their way around all the decorations set up on the first floor of Fossil the event is for young kids to come dressed up in their costumes and collect early candy from Fossil clubs. ...

Journalism conference introduces students to new opportunities

Journalism conference introduces students to new opportunities

October 20, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics, Local, News, Ridge

Members from Etched in Stone traveled to Colorado State University on Thursday, October 19 for the annual Journalism Day celebration put on by the Colorado Student Media Association (CSMA). The event, hosted in the Lory Student Center and attracting nearly 1,500 students and advisors from all over Col...

FBLA kicks off year with Leadership Conference

FBLA kicks off year with Leadership Conference

Serena Bettis

October 16, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics, FBLA

Despite not starting their competition season until second semester, Fossil Ridge High School’s division of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is getting a head start on honing their leadership skills and conditioning their members for domination at their competitions as they did last y...

Fire alarm interrupts PSAT

Fire alarm interrupts PSAT

Liam Flake

October 14, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics, News, Ridge

A fire alarm rang out at 8:30 in the morning of October 11, interrupting the PSAT, which had only started minutes before in the gym of Fossil Ridge High School. All students were quickly ushered out of the school before being allowed back in approximately 11 minutes later. The PSAT continued, with ext...

Unified Flag Football plays hard against the Lobos

Unified Flag Football plays hard against the Lobos

Abby Bordewick

October 13, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Photo Essays, Sports, Unified Flag Football

    Fossil Ridge High School’s unified flag football  team played crosstown rivals, Rocky Mountain High School, on Wednesday, October 11. With all of the players trying their hardest, the sabercats won the game, 38 to 28. During  half time the unified cheerleaders performed a ro...

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