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Fossil Ridge releases new class schedule in wake of start time change

Fossil Ridge releases new class schedule in wake of start time change

Liam H. Flake

January 13, 2019

On Wednesday, January 9, Fossil Ridge High School released its class schedule for the 2019-2020 school year in its monthly newsletter to the community. The new schedule was created in response to Poudre School District’s change in start times in the coming school year, which will shift high school s...

Adopt-A-Family: Kids say it all

Adopt-A-Family: Kids say it all

Isabella Mahal and Karen Manley

December 16, 2018

by Isabella Mahal Beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 14, families from the Fort Collins community began filing into Fossil Ridge High School’s media center for the annual Adopt-A-Family celebration. As a result of months of work by Student Council and weeks of gift-bringing by the Fossil stud...

Students cram cocoa as finals loom

Students cram cocoa as finals loom

Liam H. Flake

December 13, 2018

On Tuesday, December 12, Fossil Ridge High School’s Academic Council hosted the school’s annual Cocoa Cram from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. In preparation for impending finals as the end of the semester approaches, students were invited to study with friends or to receive assistance from student tutors or ...

Band Program to host Breakfast with Santa

Band Program to host Breakfast with Santa

Melissa May

November 30, 2018

On Saturday, December 1, the Fossil Ridge High School Band program invites the community to attend a breakfast with Santa. Breakfast will be served between 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. in Fossil’s Commons. Pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee will be offered, holiday-themed crafts will be available, and anyone...

Students showcase their work so far at Exhibition Night

Students showcase their work so far at Exhibition Night

Tess Allen, Arts Beat Leader

November 29, 2018

On November 27, Fossil Ridge High School hosted their first ever Exhibition Night from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. The purpose of this event was for nearly three hundred students to share work and discuss their process and growth in order to demonstrate ownership of their learning. The classes that were presenting w...

Thank you Mrs. Hanlin

Thank you Mrs. Hanlin

Macy Klein, Sports Journalist

November 29, 2018

College and Career Center representative, Betsy Hanlin has accepted a new job at Roosevelt High School and will continue her job at Fossil Ridge until Friday November 30th. Hanlin is very sad to go as she has worked for fossil for four years now and is going to miss the school very much and the people...

Band Director Faires to depart at semester

Band Director Faires to depart at semester

Liam H. Flake

November 26, 2018

On Monday, November 12, Fossil Ridge High School band director Ian Faires announced that he would be leaving Fossil and be returning to his home state of North Carolina at the end of the semester. The reason, he explained, was due simply to his personal well-being. “That’s what’s familiar to me,” he ...

A night in the gutter: Academic Council hosts first Fossil Bowling Tournament.

A night in the gutter: Academic Council hosts first Fossil Bowling Tournament.

Liam H. Flake, News Director

November 17, 2018

On Sunday, November 11, Fossil Ridge High School’s Academic Council hosted a school-wide bowling tournament from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Chipper’s Lanes. The event was attended by 21 teams of five to six players each, featuring both teachers and students. The winning team for the night was the B...

DECA dominates at Districts

DECA dominates at Districts

Tess Allen, Arts Beat Leader

November 16, 2018

Fossil Ridge High School’s Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) chapter competed against Rocky Mountain High School, Fort Collins High School, and Poudre High School as part of the District 6 competition. The competition was held on November 14 at the Lory Student Center at Colorado Stat...

Knowledge Bowl brings down Berthoud

Knowledge Bowl brings down Berthoud

Anna Henning, Academics/Activities Beat Leader

November 13, 2018

Berthoud High School hosted a Knowledge Bowl competition November 10, during which three teams from Fossil Ridge High School competed. Other nearby schools such as Rocky Mountain High School, Roosevelt High School, Liberty Common High School, and more were in attendance, with a total of 26 teams. As a par...

“Day to Be…” draws school community together

“Day to Be…” draws school community together

Isabella Mahal

November 2, 2018

On Friday, November 2, Fossil Ridge High School held its annual “Day to Be...”, which replaced the “Diversity Day” of years past. A joint effort between the Diversity Leadership Awareness (DLA) class, Ridge TV, and several hundred student leaders from the Fossil community, DLA student Matt...

Nonprofit Symposium enlightens students on volunteer opportunities

Nonprofit Symposium enlightens students on volunteer opportunities

Liam H. Flake, News Director

November 2, 2018

For the duration of the school day on Monday, October 29, the U.S. Composition and Literature classes of Benjamin Degear, Kristin Rust, and Timothy Hanauer hosted a nonprofit symposium in the Fossil Ridge High School media center. From 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., booths representing nonprofits and charities...

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