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Mock trial team takes third and keeps the jury in stitches

Mock trial team takes third and keeps the jury in stitches

Isabella Mahal

February 14, 2017


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

On Saturday, February 11, Fossil Ridge High School’s two mock trial teams competed in the Northern Colorado regional tournament. Team B took third place among the twenty competing schools, and Michael Townsend and Jacob Trenholm won an (unofficial, though coveted) honorable mention for their hilarious perform...

Knowledge Bowl’s winning streak continues at regionals

Knowledge Bowl’s winning streak continues at regionals

Karen Manley

February 12, 2017


Filed under Academics, Knowledge Bowl, Spring 2017

On Saturday, February 11, Fossil Ridge High School’s Knowledge Bowl team received first place in their regional competition at University Middle School. While the team had pre-qualified for state through their abundance of trophies at prior meets, this win sets them up for success in April at the st...

FBLA dominates districts

FBLA dominates districts

Karen Manley

February 10, 2017


Filed under FBLA, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, February 8, Fossil Ridge High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed in districts. Fossil won 72 top 5 placements, 52 students qualified for regionals, 10 double-qualified (in two events), and 8 qualified through written submissions. Competitor Melissa Rauwerdink explain...

Unified basketball falls in a battle to the end

Unified basketball falls in a battle to the end

Isabella Mahal

February 10, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Sports, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

[slideshow_deploy id='17667'] Photo Credit: Karen Manley On Wednesday, February 8 at 6 pm, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified basketball team took on Silver Creek. Though the game was neck and neck to the final buzzer, Silver Creek pulled off a 50-48 win after 40 minutes of play. However, Unified athl...

Sabercats bring their best to first Forensics qualifier

Sabercats bring their best to first Forensics qualifier

Isabella Mahal

February 7, 2017


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

On Saturday, February 4, Fossil Ridge’s Forensics team competed in the National Qualifier for Congressional Debate. Lauren Fessler, senior captain of Speech and Debate, placed as fourth alternate in the Senate. Ciera Dykstra and Holly Ryan are second and third alternate in the Senate and the House, r...

Knowledge Bowl takes first in second consecutive meet

Knowledge Bowl takes first in second consecutive meet

Karen Manley

February 6, 2017


Filed under Academics, Knowledge Bowl, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On Saturday, February 5, Fossil Ridge High School’s Knowledge Bowl competed in its fourth meet of the season. The team destroyed and ended up in first place overall with well over 100 points. After round one, the team was up by nine points against Thompson Valley and Liberty Common High Schools, and ...

Unified Basketball shows what they’re made of

Unified Basketball shows what they’re made of

Karen Manley

January 24, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Photo Essays, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

[slideshow_deploy id='17449'] The Fossil Ridge High School Unified team came out to have a great time. The Northridge Grizzlies were up 18-25 at the half, though the crowd was cheering at the top of their lungs for both teams. As the game wore on, the Sabercats lessened the Grizzlies' lead, but wer...

Knowledge Bowl destroys in third meet of the season

Knowledge Bowl destroys in third meet of the season

Karen Manley

January 22, 2017


Filed under Academics, Knowledge Bowl, Spring 2017

   On Saturday, January 21, the Fossil Ridge High School Knowledge Bowl Team competed in their third meet of the season at Windsor High School.  A team finished the day in first place with 117 points, B team in second with 104, C team tied for ninth with Berthoud’s A team at 82 points, and D tea...

Career exploration night opens doors

Career exploration night opens doors

Isabella Mahal

January 20, 2017


Filed under Academics, Career Center, Spring 2017

On Tuesday, January 17, Fossil Ridge High School hosted a Poudre School District wide career exploration night for students and their families. Professionals in 40 different fields presented information about their jobs and the steps that students should take in high school to prepare for the future...

Curriculum Fair showcases student passion

Curriculum Fair showcases student passion

Karen Manley

January 20, 2017


Filed under Academics, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On the evening of January 18, the commons of Fossil Ridge High School were packed with incoming freshman floating from table to table, listening to current students pitch classes, clubs, and sports that have shaped who they are at Fossil. Just about everyone is involved in something in high school, a...

Prom Fashion Show supported by Make a Wish

Prom Fashion Show supported by Make a Wish

Kathleen Lee

January 18, 2017


Filed under Clubs, DECA, Features, Spring 2017

Make a Wish Foundation will be supporting Fossil Ridge High School’s annual Prom Fashion show for Rebekah, a 16 year-old from Johnstown, Colorado who has been struggling with cystic fibrosis. DECA leadership, Lisa Landwehr, Erica Lewis, and Lindsey Swanson are leading the event. The club will be fun...

“Knowledge never stops,” and neither does Knowledge Bowl

“Knowledge never stops,” and neither does Knowledge Bowl

Karen Manley

January 15, 2017


Filed under Academics, Knowledge Bowl, Spring 2017

On the morning of Saturday, January 14, the Fossil Ridge High School Knowledge Bowl Team took second place in their second meet of the season. They’ve been working hard since the beginning of the school year, studying a variety of topics in order to succeed in this academic competition. “The co...

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