Etched in Stone

All state players string a symphony

All state players string a symphony

Jaclyn Ambrose

February 16, 2017


Filed under Orchestra, Spring 2017

From February 9-11, Colorado State University held All state orchestra for the top high school string players in the state. Fossil Ridge High School had the ability to represent seven students, six on string instruments, and one on French horn. Representing Fossil were Maggie Chao, Esther Jeong, and...

One acts take center stage

One acts take center stage

Lauren Scott

January 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Spring 2017, Theatre

Stunning Cabin of Youth one act keeps audience in stitches by Isabella Mahal Written by Fossil Ridge High School sophomore Parker Bennett and directed by seniors Caroline Frevert and Paige Otto, Cabin of Youth was an iconic performance. The one act was described by narrator Tom Houser as a “cha...

Seniors step into directing

Seniors step into directing

Lauren Scott

January 26, 2017


Filed under Arts, Spring 2017, Theatre

On January 26-28 the Fossil Ridge High School theatre department will be putting on their senior directed one acts. There are three different one acts being performed. On Thursday, January 26 at 7 pm Superheroes directed by Alyssa Baechle and Alice in Wonderland directed by Elizabeth Woolner will be sh...

Record number of Fossil students in honor band

Record number of Fossil students in honor band

Jaclyn Ambrose

January 26, 2017


Filed under Band, Spring 2017

[slideshow_deploy id='17471'] During Saturday afternoon January 21, a record amount of 44 Fossil Ridge High School band students participated in the Northern Colorado Honor Bands. The two honor bands took some of the best band students from various Northern Colorado high schools to create an ensemble...

Jazz Choir ends the semester on a sweet note

Jazz Choir ends the semester on a sweet note

Lauren Scott

December 23, 2016


Filed under 2016, Arts, Choir

[slideshow_deploy id='17080']   On Tuesday, December 20 Fossil Ridge High School’s Jazz Choir put on their annual holiday concert. They sang everything from Christmas to Hanukkah songs. Popularity for this concert has grown over the years and in the PAC on Tuesday there were nearly 700 peo...

Blowing the crowd away

Blowing the crowd away

Jaclyn Ambrose

December 16, 2016


Filed under 2016, Band

On Monday and Tuesday, December 12 and 13, Fossil Ridge High School’s band put on a different kind of concert, a collage concert, featuring numerous small ensembles that flowed from one to the next. Both nights featured different songs by various groups of students. The tunes ranged from jazz to classical, and...

NAHS gives to Empty Bowls

NAHS gives to Empty Bowls

Lauren Scott

December 4, 2016


Filed under 2016, Arts, NAHS

On Thursday, December 1, the National Art Honors Society held its annual pottery throw down from 5pm to 8pm. There was a pretty high turnout of students, parents, faculty and little kids anxious to get their hands dirty. It was such a good turn out a few students had to go out for more food. Everythi...

A closing night for Frankenstein

A closing night for Frankenstein

Jaclyn Ambrose

November 21, 2016


Filed under 2016, Theatre

[slideshow_deploy id='16407'] Frankenstein the fall play of Fossil Ridge High School, November 19 saturday night. It was brought to life with effort put in by the tech department, the actors, and the directors. The production was well put together and created countless memories for all who were involv...

Fossil theatre puts on fantastic rendition of Nick Dear’s Frankenstein

Fossil theatre puts on fantastic rendition of Nick Dear’s Frankenstein

Serena Bettis

November 19, 2016


Filed under 2016, Arts, Theatre

Nick Dear’s Frankenstein, which is distinctly different than the original book written in 1818 by Mary Shelley, was a major hit for the Fossil Ridge High School theatre department, and the dramatic performances Thursday-Saturday, November 17-19 left many students highly impressed as they exited th...

NAHS splashes more color onto Fossil’s windows

NAHS splashes more color onto Fossil’s windows

Qyra Day

November 18, 2016


Filed under 2016, Arts, NAHS

NAHS adds more Color into the School Qyra Day As Fossil Ridge High School students have noticed, the windows in the hall by the media center are decorated with colourful paint. The students in National Art Honors Society (NAHS) are the ones behind these decorations. Alex Arguelles, a member ...

Local art studio helps marching band uniform drive

Local art studio helps marching band uniform drive

Lauren Scott

November 15, 2016


Filed under 2016, Arts, Marching Band

The week of November 7 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 10-13), the Fossil Ridge Marching Band held a fundraiser at the Blue Moose Art Studio to help them raise money to pay for the beautiful new uniforms they received during the State competition this year. The Blue Moose is off of Col...

Fossil’s marching band goes to State

Fossil’s marching band goes to State

Lore Sanchez

November 2, 2016


Filed under 2016, Marching Band, Music

On Friday October 28th, the Fossil Ridge High School Marching Band and Color Guard took a bus to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. The band competed at the Colorado Marching Band State Competition on Saturday on the 29th. The band placed second in their division. The band is in the 5A division...

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