Etched in Stone

December Playlist: Throwback Month

Avree Linne

December 2, 2015


Filed under 2015, Entertainment, Features, Music, Music, Opinion

    Co-Written by Alyssa Ankney and Avree Linee   December, the month of hot cocoa and snow. We decided to switch it up a bit this month. Not only are we doing songs that remind us of the month, we are doing a throwback month! All your favorite songs from the 90s and early 2000s. ...

Theatre is my family

Theatre is my family

Alyssa Ankney

November 30, 2015


Filed under 2015, Arts, Columns, Opinion, Theatre

As a student who’s been part of Fossils theatre (R before the E. Always.) for a little over a year - and theatre in general for a few years more than that - I’m well accustomed to how a show works. A week of auditions, a month or two of rehearsals, a week of tech week - or as it’s more often kn...

Throw down for charity

Throw down for charity

Serena Bettis

November 11, 2015


Filed under 2015, Art Club, Arts, Features, NAHS

[slideshow_deploy id='11808'] NAHS organized the annual Pottery Throw Down for the Larimer County Empty Bowls Project on Tuesday, November 10 from 5-8:30 pm. The empty bowls project is a major Food Bank fundraiser held this year on February 4, 2016. At the event, guests buy a handmade soup bowl made by stu...

Laura leads lights through all challenges

Laura leads lights through all challenges

Serena Bettis

November 11, 2015


Filed under 2015, Arts, Features, Profiles, Theatre

“Tech is love, tech is life,” says Avree Linne, one of the many members working behind the scenes on the fall play, Our Town. Our Town is showing in the PAC November 12-14, and students in the theatre department have stayed until late in the night for the past week and a half in preparation for it...

Our Town comes into play

Our Town comes into play

Greenley Slater

November 8, 2015


Filed under 2015, Arts, Theatre

Fossil Ridge’s theatre department opens the classic play, Our Town, in just a few short days. The play is being directed by Kristin Rust and John Garner, with leads Chris Martella playing George Gibbs and Miranda Bateman as Emily Webb. Our Town is a three act play that was written in 1938. Based on the lives...

Preaching to the choir

Preaching to the choir

Jacob Stewart

November 7, 2015


Filed under 2015, Choir, Media, Music, News, Photos, Ridge

[slideshow_deploy id='11636'] By Jacob Stewart and Greenley Slater Photos by Alyssa Ankney and Jacob Stewart   On Thursday, November 5, the Fossil Ridge Choir participated in the Choral Celebration, which was a gathering of numerous high school choirs throughout the state for a clinic sponsor...

Pale Blue Dot: A season in review

Pale Blue Dot: A season in review

Jason Alexander

October 29, 2015


Filed under 2015, Band, Marching Band, Music

Photo credits to Jason Alexander Fossil Ridge High School has always been known to have a splendid marching band program, and this year their performances did not fail to impress the school and others in Ft. Collins. The marching band’s production this year, titled “The Pale Blue Dot,” challeng...

Last outstanding performance by Fossil’s marching band

Last outstanding performance by Fossil’s marching band

Kathleen Lee

October 25, 2015


Filed under 2015, Arts, Band, Marching Band, Music

[slideshow_deploy id='11207'] Photos taken in collaboration with Colby Ripsam Fossil took the second place title with a score of 85.85 after being recognized for the highest musical and visual performance at the state marching band competition on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 at Hughes Stadium in Fort Co...

The pale blue dot is more than just a home

The pale blue dot is more than just a home

Serena Bettis

October 22, 2015


Filed under 2015, Arts, Band, Marching Band, Music, Opinion

  Marching band is life. That might seem like something a stereotypical band geek might say, but it’s true. From the beginning of August to the second to last week in October, marching band consumes our lives. There are the short sectionals throughout the summer, band camp, after school pra...

Fossil’s choir starts out on a high note

Fossil’s choir starts out on a high note

Alyssa Ankney

October 14, 2015


Filed under 2015, Arts, Choir, Music

Fossil hosted the first choir concert of the year on October 8, attracting over two hundred students, teachers and parents to the PAC. All of the Fossils' choirs performed,  including the new choir 'Saber Cat Singers'. The concert was around an hour long and kept the audience immersed in the musi...

Cast of Our Town goes back in time

Cast of Our Town goes back in time

Serena Bettis

October 9, 2015


Filed under 2015, Arts, Features, Theatre

[slideshow_deploy id='10726'] In a blast from the past, the cast of Our Town visited a 1930s style diner in Lyons, Colorado, on Monday, October 5, to better immerse themselves in the setting of this year’s fall play. The Lyons Soda Fountain features an authentic soda fountain from 1921, which is whe...

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