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Science Olympiad season kicks off

Science Olympiad season kicks off

Liam Flake

October 4, 2017


Filed under 2017, Academics, Clubs, Features, Science Olympiad

Fossil Ridge High School’s Science Olympians held their kick off meeting on Friday, September 15, initiating their year-long season. Practice commences in October, and the team has high hopes for the year-long season after placing 24th overall last year in the national tournament in Dayton, Ohio. In that...

Marching to BJ’s Brewhouse

Marching to BJ’s Brewhouse

Macy Fowler

October 3, 2017


Filed under 2017, FBLA

On Wednesday, September 13, a large crowd walked from Fossil Ridge High School to BJ’s Brewhouse for the March of Dimes, which is put on annually by the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). The March of Dimes is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to better the health of mothers and prema...

Club Rush informs students about activities at Fossil

Club Rush informs students about activities at Fossil

Isabella Mahal

September 27, 2017


Filed under Academics, Arts, Clubs, Features

Photo Credit: Karen Manley On Friday, September 22, Fossil Ridge High School’s annual Club Rush was held in the gym during advisory. The entire freshman class had an opportunity to walk around and view tables, which were decorated uniquely to each club. Some sophomores also attended the event becaus...

Class Competitions take a turn for the interesting

Class Competitions take a turn for the interesting

Karen Manley

September 10, 2017


Filed under StuCo, Uncategorized

          Fossil Ridge High School students competed in “Class Competitions” during the week of September 4, a series of challenges that tested many aspects of each grade’s talent. There was everything from fundraising for Hurricane Harvey to a Sabercat drawing art competition, and each grade ...

Counselors excited to build better student relationships

Counselors excited to build better student relationships

Serena Bettis

May 18, 2017


Filed under Academics, News, Ridge, Spring 2017

Fossil Ridge High School’s counseling department will be undergoing organizational changes that they want the student body to be aware of for the 2017-2018 school year. Instead of making students transitions between counselors after their freshman year, students will have the same counselor all four yea...

Humans of Fossil: Sid Sutton

Humans of Fossil: Sid Sutton

Kathleen Lee

May 12, 2017


Filed under Academics, Features, Profiles, Sabercat Stories, Spring 2017

Sid Sutton poses, second from the top left row, with FRESH club members at the sustainability conference. High school was a time for self academic discovery, especially for Sid Sutton, the current salutatorian candidate at Fossil Ridge High School. Currently ranked second in his graduating class of ...

Humans of Fossil: David Perkins

Humans of Fossil: David Perkins

Kathleen Lee

May 12, 2017


Filed under Academics, Features, Profiles, Sabercat Stories, Spring 2017

Coming from a family of “big nerds,” David Perkins continues the family name as a senior currently ranked third in the graduating class of 2017. Never expecting to be ranked within the top five of the school, Perkins suggested, “I guess I just took enough Advanced Placement classes and consistently did...

Chess team takes third place in state

Chess team takes third place in state

Isabella Mahal

May 4, 2017


Filed under Academics, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

Photo Credit: Zachary Bekkedahl On Saturday, April 29 Fossil Ridge High School hosted the Chessmates team championship for elementary, middle, and high schools around the state. Josh Lee, Kayman Riley, XinXin Liu, Keegan Cook, Tyler Rife, and Kenny Hotra were Fossil’s six allotted competitors, and the...

Ridgebotics takes 25th at worlds

Ridgebotics takes 25th at worlds

Karen Manley

May 2, 2017


Filed under Ridge, Ridgebotics, Spring 2017

Fossil Ridge High School’s Ridgebotics team took 25th place out of 68 teams in their division in the World Competition held in Houston, Texas during the week of April 24. In addition, the team received the Pit Safety Award in their eighth consecutive tournament. Despite the team’s positive attit...

Unified Soccer takes the win in a close game

Unified Soccer takes the win in a close game

Karen Manley

May 1, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Soccer

On Wednesday, April 26, the Fossil Ridge High School Unified Soccer team defeated the Poudre High School Impalas in a close game. The final score was 5-4 after a major comeback by the Impalas in the second half. The first goal of the game was scored by Dawson Coker, followed by a point by Dee White. After...

Science Olympiad wins back-to-back state championships

Science Olympiad wins back-to-back state championships

Serena Bettis

April 26, 2017


Filed under Academics, Ridge, Science Olympiad, Spring 2017

Photo Credit: Trevor Long On Saturday, April 15, Fossil Ridge High School’s Science Olympiad teams 1 and 2 took first and fourth place, respectively, at the state competition in Golden, Colorado. Out of 23 events, team 1 had great success in 18, winning 12 gold and 3 silver and bronze medals. ...

FBLA takes over State, breaks PSD record

FBLA takes over State, breaks PSD record

Isabella Mahal

April 24, 2017


Filed under Academics, FBLA, Spring 2017

On April 19, 20, and 21, 54 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members from Fossil Ridge High School competed in the state competition in Vail, Colorado. 23 of them qualified for Nationals, setting a Poudre School District record; they will compete in Anaheim, California between June 29 and July ...

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