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Student Council annoys student body for fundraiser

Student Council annoys student body for fundraiser

Liam H. Flake

April 6, 2018


Filed under 2018, News, StuCo

Wednesday, April 4, through Friday, April 6, Fossil Ridge High School’s Student Council is playing “It’s a Small World” over the intercom system during passing period until their fundraising goal. The music, played on repeat from student council member Evan Curran’s phone, can be heard thro...

Despite low attendance, Movie Night offers an enjoyable experience

Despite low attendance, Movie Night offers an enjoyable experience

Liam H. Flake

April 3, 2018


Filed under 2018, News, StuCo

On Monday, April 2, Fossil Ridge High School’s Student Council screened two films in Fossil’s gyms in honor of Make-A-Wish week. From 5:00 pm to 7:00pm, Guardians of the Galaxy and Moana were played for an audience of approximately 15 total people in the main and auxiliary gym, respectively. Befor...

Fossil’s speech and debate team competes in state tournament

Fossil’s speech and debate team competes in state tournament

Milena Brown

March 25, 2018


Filed under 2018, Academics, Speech & Debate

On March 17 and 18 the Fossil Ridge High School Speech and Debate team competed in the CHSAA State Tournament hosted by Rocky Mountain High School. The students from Fossil that qualified for state were Public Forum team Holly Ryan, senior, and Ethan Sherman, sophomore, Public Forum team Max Banks, se...

First Nonprofit Symposium engages and educates

First Nonprofit Symposium engages and educates

Isabella Mahal

March 4, 2018


Filed under 2018, Academics

Photo Credit: Courtney Goetz On Monday, February 26, Fossil Ridge High School hosted a Nonprofit Symposium in the Media Center. Designed to give Fossil students and staff an opportunity to learn about nonprofit organizations in the community, as well as the causes and volunteer opportunities they o...

Fossil’s Science Olympiad team places first at Northern Colorado Regional Tournament

Fossil’s Science Olympiad team places first at Northern Colorado Regional Tournament

Milena Brown

February 27, 2018


Filed under 2018, Science Olympiad

The Fossil Ridge High School Science Olympians placed first in the Northern Colorado Regional Tournament held at Fossil on February 25, 2018. Team one had great success in 21 out of 23 events. The team won fourteen gold medals, five silver medals, and two bronze medals. Team two won one gold medal, six...

Ridgebotics reveals two new robots for competitions

Ridgebotics reveals two new robots for competitions

Anna Henning

February 24, 2018


Filed under 2018, Academics, Ridgebotics

On Tuesday, February 20, Ridgebotics held their second annual Robot Reveal Night, where they showed off their robot for the upcoming competition season. Students, parents, sponsors, and mentors all gathered in the PAC to view the product of the six - week building season, with over 6,000 hours of wor...

Fossil Chess Team places third in state tournament

Fossil Chess Team places third in state tournament

Sasha Chappell

February 22, 2018


Filed under 2018, Academics

On February 17-18, 2018, four members from the Fossil Ridge High School Chess Team participated in the 2018 Colorado State Chess Championship and took third place in the state in the K-12 age division. This two-day tournament between the best chess players in the state was held at the the University ...

Registration: Tips for planning your high school career

Registration: Tips for planning your high school career

Liam H. Flake

February 12, 2018


Filed under 2018, Academics, Features

With February in full swing, advisories have passed out registration forms and the time has arrived once more for students to register for next year’s classes. There are requirements - awareness of graduation requirements is fundamental in the process of course selection - but arranging one’s clas...

FBLA students excel at districts

FBLA students excel at districts

Isabella Mahal

February 10, 2018


Filed under 2018, Academics, FBLA

Ashton Reneau and Annalea Zhao enjoy themselves at the district conference. Photo Credit: Alexandre Shappell On Wednesday, February 7, members of Fossil Ridge High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) team competed at the district level competition at the Union Colony Civic Center in...

Building relationships through Student Council retreat

Building relationships through Student Council retreat

Anna Henning

February 8, 2018


Filed under 2018, StuCo

Fossil Ridge High School’s Student Council held a retreat February 3 and 4, where members of the Fossil community enjoyed activities to bond and learn more about each other. The weekend in Estes Park included discussions, games out on a frozen lake, team building activities, and time with family g...

Fossil Ridge Speech and Debate team competes at Rocky tournament

Fossil Ridge Speech and Debate team competes at Rocky tournament

Milena Brown

January 28, 2018


Filed under 2018, Academics, Speech & Debate

On Saturday, January 27, 2018 Fossil Ridge High School’s speech and debate team competed in the Lobos Hollow tournament hosted by Rocky Mountain High School. Students arrived at around 7:30 am and the tournament began at 8:15 am. Holly Ryan placed third in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking. Ethan She...

Curriculum Fair eases nerves and informs decisions

Curriculum Fair eases nerves and informs decisions

Isabella Mahal

January 18, 2018


Filed under 2018, Academics

Photo Credit: Karen Manley On Wednesday, January 17, Fossil Ridge High School held its annual Curriculum Fair in the commons. Designed to give incoming freshmen and their parents a comprehensive look at all the courses and clubs offered, it also served as a chance for prospective students to understa...

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