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The living breathing example of ambition and passion

The living breathing example of ambition and passion

Emily Brey

May 16, 2018

Stories are often told about star athletes or class presidents, but rarely recognized as individuals who exceed expectations in athletics and academics as well as extracurricular activities. Current junior, William Cutchin is an exceptionally ambitious student here at Fossil Ridge High School, and has not...

DECA members take on nationals

DECA members take on nationals

Anna Henning

May 4, 2018

On Saturday, April 21, DECA members flew out to Atlanta, Georgia to partake in a national competition. Around 40 students from Fossil Ridge High School and Poudre School District attended, and competed in various events.. Although students were disappointed that less were able to go to nationals, as 40...

Seniors declare their decisions on College Signing Day

Seniors declare their decisions on College Signing Day

Tess Allen

May 3, 2018

“College Signing Day supports the seniors so they can be proud of what they are doing. It shows the younger students and motivates them” said Fossil Ridge High School counselor Matt Murphy. College Signing Day was held during late start from 8:00-9:15 on Wednesday, May 2. This event was held for all...

Science Olympiad secures spot in Nationals at state competition

Science Olympiad secures spot in Nationals at state competition

Liam H. Flake

May 2, 2018

On Saturday, April 21, Fossil Ridge High School’s Science Olympiad team travelled to Cherry Creek High School in Denver for the Colorado Science Olympiad State competition. In the competition, Fossil’s Team #1 won first overall with 51 points, placing first in 11 events, second in four events, a...

FBLA Sweeps State

FBLA Sweeps State

Karen Manley, Karen Manley

April 30, 2018

On April 18-20, Fossil Ridge High School's Future Business Leaders of America competed in the FBLA State competition in Vail, Colorado.  FBLA is a club designed to shape the up and coming students in the business realm, whether it be through public speaking or healthcare or insurance. For more informat...

What to Expect for Your AP Tests

What to Expect for Your AP Tests

Sasha Chappell

April 30, 2018

Advanced Placement (AP) tests are coming up in the first two weeks of May, which means that students will begin studying fervently over these two weeks. There are usually many different questions that arise from these AP tests from new test takers as well as veteran AP testers. I have taken five AP test...

Celebration for further education

Celebration for further education

Jaclyn Ambrose

April 24, 2018

It’s the end of the school year, and numerous seniors are graduating and launching themselves into their post graduation plans; on Wednesday, May 2 seniors who committed to any program that is to further the students education such as community colleges, universities, certification programs, milit...

Environmental Leadership Summit inspires young activists

Environmental Leadership Summit inspires young activists

Anna Henning and Maddie Booton

April 18, 2018

While most students were at home on Friday, April 13, FRESH Club members were at work helping to put on the Environmental Leadership Summit. Although it was held at Fossil Ridge High School, there were also attendees from many other high schools in Poudre School District. To open and close the event, keynote speaker...

Fossil athletes commit on signing day

Fossil athletes commit on signing day

Isabella Mahal

April 11, 2018

Photo Credit: Karen Manley On Wednesday, April 11, twelve student athletes from Fossil Ridge High School signed their scholarships to play in college, including Olivia Osborn, Rachel Schneider, Lindi Pojar, Alexis Johnson, Mia Valvur, Jack Hastings, Sydney Teslow, Alex Henderson, Katey Guzman, Garrett Br...

The Thirst Project has come to Fossil

The Thirst Project has come to Fossil

Macy Fowler

April 9, 2018

The Thirst Project is not about making people thirsty, it is the world’s largest youth water organization, where they provide small, rural communities with clean water. In 2008, seven college students learned about the global water crisis and realized they needed to become involved to help those who w...

Student Council annoys student body for fundraiser

Student Council annoys student body for fundraiser

Liam H. Flake

April 6, 2018

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

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...

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