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No stress, no mess for upcoming finals

No stress, no mess for upcoming finals

Kathleen Lee

December 15, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, Features

Wednesday December, 14— In the midst of finals stress and the surreal excitement of anticipating holiday celebrations, students at Fossil Ridge High School were able to find a bit of solace during CoCo Cram study sessions. In order to support students needing to review an accumulation of topics with...

Christmas comes early from Adopt-a-Family

Christmas comes early from Adopt-a-Family

Kathleen Lee

December 14, 2016


Filed under 2016, Features, StuCo

Fossil Ridge High School brought Christmas to countless families on Friday, December 9. Those in the community who were adopted through the Adopt-A-Family program received free gifts donated by advisory classes at Fossil and participated in Santa’s Workshop facilitated by Student Council members. ...

Squealing with excitement

Squealing with excitement

Karen Manley

December 12, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, Uncategorized

The month of December means holiday lights and smelly science hallways. The week of the fifth, Pre AP Biology classes of Fossil Ridge High School dissected fetal pigs. Students perform the dissection as a part of their anatomy unit to enrich their understanding of the inner workings of the human body. ...

Knowledge Bowl destroys at first meet

Knowledge Bowl destroys at first meet

Karen Manley

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016, Knowledge Bowl, News, Ridge

On Saturday November 12, Knowledge Bowl had its first competition. The first team took second place, while second tied for fourth and the third team placed fifth. All three teams competed well and are on their way to great things this season. Because of the team’s success last year, qualifying for nat...

“You are not in it alone.”

“You are not in it alone.”

Karen Manley

November 4, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, Ridge, Uncategorized

On the evening of Thursday, November 3, Fossil Ridge High School hosted a district wide “Mental Health Matters” event to raise awareness of the presence of mental illness in Fort Collins, and the resources students have available to them for help. Just under 400 parents and students were in atte...

FBLA hosts March of Dimes

FBLA hosts March of Dimes

Kathleen Lee

October 13, 2016


Filed under 2016, Clubs, FBLA, Features

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) at Fossil Ride hosted the annual March of Dimes event last Wednesday, October 12 to help fund a nonprofit that works to improve the health of mothers and newborns. Characterized by its Prematurity campaign, March of Dimes has taken action on the rising incidents o...

Smiles all around at the first unified game

Smiles all around at the first unified game

Abby Bordewick

October 10, 2016


Filed under 2016, Fossil Friends, Sports, Unified Flag Football

Wednesday, October 5th was Fossil Ridge High School's first unified football game at French Field against Poudre High School. Many students showed up to support their school and show the team they cared. Fossil had the first touchdown, putting them in the lead 6-0. Both teams love playing football and th...

Montana State University Billings

Montana State University Billings

Hannah Perry

October 10, 2016


Filed under 2016, Career Center

Montana State University Billings: At a glance: 4500 students Average class size is approximately 25 students 19:1 Student to Faculty Ratio 96% Job Placement 24 Online Degree Programs Montana State University,Billings is currently searching for high school students with lo...

College Visits 9/27

College Visits 9/27

Karen Manley

October 7, 2016


Filed under 2016, Career Center

On Tuesday, September 27, 25 colleges sent representatives to the Fossil College and Career Center. In case you missed any of the meetings, information is provided below under each link. Hawaii Pacific Univ. Quest Univ. Canada Univ. of Washington Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. Hendrix College Ripon Col...

College Visit: Ripon College

College Visit: Ripon College

Cambria Corp

October 7, 2016


Filed under 2016, Career Center, Uncategorized

(Photo Credit www.ripon.edu/about/) Ripon College At a glance: Located in Ripon, Wisconsin 7,733 students 11:1 student teacher ratio $46,911 annual tuition 31 majors, 42 minors 8 fraternities   Ripon College has a 250 acre campus, a diverse body of students, and more than 60 stude...

Hawaii Pacific University College Visit

Hawaii Pacific University College Visit

Sierra Dunkley

October 5, 2016


Filed under 2016, Career Center

Hawai’i Pacific University At a glance:   On the island Oahu in downtown honolulu founded in 1965 6,500 students 13:1 student to faculty ratio 34+ Majors 143 Student run clubs Hawaii Pacific is on the island of Oahu, a huge tourist island out of all the islands...

District college fair offers students new futures

District college fair offers students new futures

Isabella Mahal

October 1, 2016


Filed under 2016, Career Center

On Tuesday, September 27, Poudre High School hosted the Northern Colorado Out of State College Fair. More than 120 universities from across the world sent representatives to guide students in their college application decisions. The majority of students who attended the fair were juniors and seniors, t...

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