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Throw Down for charity

Throw Down for charity

Karen Manley

December 6, 2017


Filed under 2017, Arts, NAHS

On Tuesday, November 28, National Art Honor Society held its annual Pottery Throw Down. The purpose of this event is to create bowls to donate to the Food Bank, who then holds a gala to raise money for people in need. “It went great overall, we made a lot of bowls and we had good attendance and everybody seemed...

Choir students selected to compete in State Festival

Choir students selected to compete in State Festival

December 1, 2017


Filed under 2017, Choir, Music

On October 27 and 28, students from across the state auditioned for Colorado All-State Choir, a show consisting of the best voices in the state working together to make music. To audition, students performed a solo in a room of judges, in addition to showcasing a number of skills required by the organ...

Big Fish casts off auditions

Big Fish casts off auditions

Avree Linne

November 29, 2017


Filed under 2017, Arts, Theatre

Auditions for the Spring Musical Big Fish are happening the week of December 11. Anyone, regardless of experience, is free to audition. Grab an audition form on the drama office door (blue for men, yellow for women) and sign up on the callboard for the Vocal Audition; you get the choice of either Mon...

Radium Girls radiates talent on opening night

Radium Girls radiates talent on opening night

Serena Bettis

November 16, 2017


Filed under 2017, Arts, News, Ridge, Theatre

Fossil Ridge High School’s fall production, Radium Girls, had its opening night for the public Thursday, November 16. Written by D.W. Gregory, Radium Girls tells a story often overlooked by history books about young women working for the U.S. Radium Company in 1920s New Jersey. Women in the factory spent e...

Foothills Mall showcases student art

Foothills Mall showcases student art

Serena Bettis

November 14, 2017


Filed under 2017, Arts

Starting on Friday, November 17 and continuing through the New Year, artwork from Poudre School District students will be on display at the Foothills Mall. The show, called “Creative Encounters”, showcases elementary through high school students. “It shows the connection between the grades, and th...

Marching Band rises to top placings in State Competition

Marching Band rises to top placings in State Competition

November 1, 2017


Filed under 2017, Arts, Band, Music

  On Saturday, October 28, the Colorado Bandmasters Association held the State band competition at Falcon Stadium. After working on this show for months, 160 nervous Fossil students drove down to Colorado Springs Friday night with all their instruments and equipment to compete with their show “(4) Ever ...

Sabercat Stories: Kira Robinson

Sabercat Stories: Kira Robinson

Serena Bettis

October 29, 2017


Filed under 2017, Arts, Marching Band, Music, Sabercat Stories

While people not familiar with a marching band may hear the words “drum major” and think of a drummer, a drum major is the person who conducts the entire marching band, allowing the wind and percussion players to stay in time, along with the color guard. At Fossil Ridge High School, the marching ban...

Students represent Fossil in Western States Orchestra

Students represent Fossil in Western States Orchestra

Jaclyn Ambrose

October 11, 2017


Filed under 2017, Orchestra

On Friday, September 29, the Western States Honor Orchestra Festival sent out its list of the students who successfully auditioned to participate in the event. A total of six students from Fossil Ridge High School's orchestra were selected into two orchestras, the Symphony Orchestra, the second group...

NAHS adds color to Homecoming dance

NAHS adds color to Homecoming dance

Serena Bettis

October 6, 2017


Filed under 2017, Arts, NAHS

Fossil Ridge High School’s National Art Honor Society gets the privilege every year of knowing the Homecoming theme before the rest of the student body so that they can make decorations in time for Spirit Week and the dance. This year, Karen Manley and Olivia Doro were in charge of organizing the Homecoming prep...

Humans of Fossil: Abby Meyer

Humans of Fossil: Abby Meyer

Kaitlyn Philavanh

October 4, 2017


Filed under 2017, Arts, Sabercat Stories, Theatre

From a young age, Abby Meyer has been immersed in the performing arts. One of her most memorable early productions was a traveling production of the Wizard of Oz in which she, along with her twin sister Emma, played supporting roles. Since then, she’s been gathering valuable knowledge from dance l...

Radium Girls cast announced

Radium Girls cast announced

Macy Fowler

October 3, 2017


Filed under 2017, Theatre

The cast of the fall play, Radium Girls, was announced on Monday, September 11. Radium Girls is a performance set around World War 1, showing the lives of women who worked in factories that produced a glow in the dark watch.   The cast is as follows, in order of appearance:   Grace...

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...

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