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Humans of Fossil: Sid Sutton

Humans of Fossil: Sid Sutton

Kathleen Lee

May 12, 2017


Filed under Academics, Features, Profiles, Sabercat Stories, Spring 2017

Sid Sutton poses, second from the top left row, with FRESH club members at the sustainability conference. High school was a time for self academic discovery, especially for Sid Sutton, the current salutatorian candidate at Fossil Ridge High School. Currently ranked second in his graduating class of ...

Humans of Fossil: David Perkins

Humans of Fossil: David Perkins

Kathleen Lee

May 12, 2017


Filed under Academics, Features, Profiles, Sabercat Stories, Spring 2017

Coming from a family of “big nerds,” David Perkins continues the family name as a senior currently ranked third in the graduating class of 2017. Never expecting to be ranked within the top five of the school, Perkins suggested, “I guess I just took enough Advanced Placement classes and consistently did...

Chess team takes third place in state

Chess team takes third place in state

Isabella Mahal

May 4, 2017


Filed under Academics, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

Photo Credit: Zachary Bekkedahl On Saturday, April 29 Fossil Ridge High School hosted the Chessmates team championship for elementary, middle, and high schools around the state. Josh Lee, Kayman Riley, XinXin Liu, Keegan Cook, Tyler Rife, and Kenny Hotra were Fossil’s six allotted competitors, and the...

Ridgebotics takes 25th at worlds

Ridgebotics takes 25th at worlds

Karen Manley

May 2, 2017


Filed under Ridge, Ridgebotics, Spring 2017

Fossil Ridge High School’s Ridgebotics team took 25th place out of 68 teams in their division in the World Competition held in Houston, Texas during the week of April 24. In addition, the team received the Pit Safety Award in their eighth consecutive tournament. Despite the team’s positive attit...

Unified Soccer takes the win in a close game

Unified Soccer takes the win in a close game

Karen Manley

May 1, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Soccer

On Wednesday, April 26, the Fossil Ridge High School Unified Soccer team defeated the Poudre High School Impalas in a close game. The final score was 5-4 after a major comeback by the Impalas in the second half. The first goal of the game was scored by Dawson Coker, followed by a point by Dee White. After...

Science Olympiad wins back-to-back state championships

Science Olympiad wins back-to-back state championships

Serena Bettis

April 26, 2017


Filed under Academics, Ridge, Science Olympiad, Spring 2017

Photo Credit: Trevor Long On Saturday, April 15, Fossil Ridge High School’s Science Olympiad teams 1 and 2 took first and fourth place, respectively, at the state competition in Golden, Colorado. Out of 23 events, team 1 had great success in 18, winning 12 gold and 3 silver and bronze medals. ...

FBLA takes over State, breaks PSD record

FBLA takes over State, breaks PSD record

Isabella Mahal

April 24, 2017


Filed under Academics, FBLA, Spring 2017

On April 19, 20, and 21, 54 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members from Fossil Ridge High School competed in the state competition in Vail, Colorado. 23 of them qualified for Nationals, setting a Poudre School District record; they will compete in Anaheim, California between June 29 and July ...

Low turnout for a great game

Low turnout for a great game

Karen Manley

April 17, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Soccer

On Wednesday, April 12, the Fossil Ridge High School Unified Soccer team played their second game of the season. The Sabercats won 7-1, destroying the Rocky Mountain High School Lobos. Despite the talent on the Unified Soccer team, very few Fossil students turn up for the games. “My favorite part of unified is ...

First student in Poudre School District to receive America Award for FBLA

First student in Poudre School District to receive America Award for FBLA

Kathleen Lee

April 16, 2017


Filed under Academics, FBLA, Features, Profiles, Ridge, Spring 2017

Photo Credit: Ailing Landwehr Fossil Ridge High School senior Lisa Landwehr’s talent and love for business has allowed her to receive the highest award in Future Business Leaders of America. The America Award is a reflection on Landwehr’s dedication, time commitment, and high business achievem...

First Environmental Leadership Conference “inspires, innovates, collaborates”

First Environmental Leadership Conference “inspires, innovates, collaborates”

Isabella Mahal

April 16, 2017


Filed under Academics, Spring 2017

[slideshow_deploy id='18337'] On Friday, April 7, Fossil Ridge High School’s FRESH club hosted the first Environmental Leadership Conference. Tyler Vaughn, Jacob Trenholm, and Spencer Evans were the main student coordinators who organized the 23 presenters, which included an opening and closing ke...

Kicking off the Unified Soccer Season

Kicking off the Unified Soccer Season

Karen Manley

April 11, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Soccer

On Wednesday, April 5, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified Soccer team played their first game game of the season against Fort Collins High School. Fossil dominated throughout the match, ending with a final score of 10-6. Both teams played an excellent game, keeping the fans on their feet and cheerin...

Unified Basketball banquet brings laughs and tears for athletes

Unified Basketball banquet brings laughs and tears for athletes

Isabella Mahal

April 10, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

Photo Credit: Karen Manley On Tuesday, April 4, the Fossil Ridge High School Unified Basketball team held their end of season banquet. For seniors Madi Ayraud, Dominic Cardona, Sydney Hansen, Prestyn Martin, and Chloe Oster, the night marked the end of their final season. Thanks to the combined eff...

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