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Science Olympiad dominates regionals

Science Olympiad dominates regionals

Serena Bettis

March 7, 2017


Filed under Academics, News, Ridge, Science Olympiad, Spring 2017

[slideshow_deploy id='18058'] Fossil Ridge High School’s Science Olympiad team won their regional competition with the top two teams taking first and second place, respectively, Team 3 in fifth place, Team 4 in seventh place, and Team 5 in eighteenth place. Twenty-five total teams from a variety of...

Senior Service Project: Respite Care

Senior Service Project: Respite Care

Kathleen Lee

March 6, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Ridge, Spring 2017

The senior advisories at Fossil Ridge are approaching the finale of senior service projects. Service projects have been inspired by specific needs of the Fort Collins community. As a common goal, seniors have chosen projects as a class in order to bring awareness to and fundraise for need based pr...

Fossil students excel at state DECA competition

Fossil students excel at state DECA competition

Isabella Mahal

March 3, 2017


Filed under Academics, DECA, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

Photo Credit: Kimberly Devenny From February 25-28, Fossil Ridge High School students competed at the state competition for Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. 45 students spanning all grade levels qualified for the national competition, which w...

Unified Basketball falls to Loveland despite strong offense

Unified Basketball falls to Loveland despite strong offense

Isabella Mahal

March 2, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

Photo Credit: Param Mahal On March 1, 2017 at 6 PM, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified Basketball team took on the Loveland High School Indians. The final score was 40-50 Indians, though Fossil’s team battled the whole game and never let up. They were on the offensive for the whole first half an...

Fossil MUN conference unlike any before

Fossil MUN conference unlike any before

Karen Manley

February 28, 2017


Filed under Academics, Photo Essays, Speech & Debate, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

[slideshow_deploy id='17949'] On Saturday, February 25, Model United Nations clubs from schools all across the state of Colorado gathered at Fossil Ridge High School for its fifth annual Joint Crisis Council. The conference consisted of a realistic simulation regarding the Syrian War Crisis. Stude...

Unified Basketball battles Rocky to the end

Unified Basketball battles Rocky to the end

Isabella Mahal

February 27, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

[slideshow_deploy id='17939'] Photo Credit: Karen Manley On Thursday, February 23 both of Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified basketball teams took on Rocky Mountain High School. The JV game began at 6 pm, and the team pulled off a 42-30 win in forty minutes of play. Varsity fell to Rocky after a to...

Starting the climb to a better understanding of mental health

Starting the climb to a better understanding of mental health

Karen Manley

February 27, 2017


Filed under Academics, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On Thursday, February 23, four Fossil Ridge High School students and two staff members, along with hundreds of students and staff from other middle and high schools, attended a mental health conference at Colorado State University. The conference was aimed at reforming the practices surrounding the ...

MUN goes to the Vancouver national conference

MUN goes to the Vancouver national conference

Kathleen Lee

February 24, 2017


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Features, Spring 2017

[slideshow_deploy id='17905'] Photo credits: Julie Chaplain The Model United Nations team at Fossil Ridge High School competed at the Vancouver National Conference from January 20 to January 23. The team had seven competing members in Vancouver, Canada representing Fossil. Each delegate, representi...

Ridgebotics team bags up robot for San Diego competition

Ridgebotics team bags up robot for San Diego competition

Isabella Mahal

February 23, 2017


Filed under Academics, Ridgebotics, Spring 2017

[slideshow_deploy id='17873'] Photo Credit: Ayden Adair On Tuesday February 21 at 7 pm, the Fossil Ridge High School robotics team held a celebratory “Bag n Tag” event in the commons and the performing arts center. FIRST team 4338, generally dubbed Ridgebotics, has spent the last six weeks design...

Fossil forensics team blows state qualifier out of the water

Fossil forensics team blows state qualifier out of the water

Isabella Mahal

February 20, 2017


Filed under Academics, Speech & Debate, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On Saturday, February 18, Fossil Ridge High School’s Forensics and Debate team competed in the Region 1 State Qualifier at Northridge High School. Of the twelve people who competed, a whopping six qualified for the state tournament on March 17 and 18. Another two competitors became eligible to compete at ...

Unified Basketball falls to Greeley Central

Unified Basketball falls to Greeley Central

Karen Manley

February 20, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

On Wednesday, February 15, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified Basketball team competed against Greeley Central. It was a close game all the way through, but unfortunately, Fossil fell to Greeley in the second half with a final score of 30-33. The team fought hard and were ahead at many points during t...

Fossil Ridge FBLA constructs kites for community service project

Fossil Ridge FBLA constructs kites for community service project

Emily Brey

February 17, 2017


Filed under Academics, FBLA, Spring 2017

Every year, the City of Fort Collins holds an event called Kites in the Park, which encourages families and individuals living in the area to gather at Spring Canyon Park, and design and fly kites. This event brings multiple cultures together, and provides children and adults the opportunity to interact...

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