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DECA hosts fashion show for Make-A-Wish

DECA hosts fashion show for Make-A-Wish

Serena Bettis

March 27, 2017


Filed under DECA, Ridge, Spring 2017

Photo Credit: Rena Machani DECA students at Fossil Ridge High School put on their eleventh annual Prom Fashion Show to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation on Thursday, March 23. This year’s show was in support of Rebekah, a fifteen-year-old whose dream is to travel to New York City to be on Br...

Ridgebotics team qualifies for World Championship

Ridgebotics team qualifies for World Championship

Karen Manley

March 27, 2017


Filed under Academics, Ridgebotics, Spring 2017

On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 23, 24, and 25 Fossil Ridge High School’s Robotics team, Ridgebotics, qualified for the World Championship at the Colorado Regional in Denver. This is the first time in school history a Ridgebotics team has had such success. The team also received pit safety ...

From local to global business, Noosa inspires young future business leaders

From local to global business, Noosa inspires young future business leaders

Kathleen Lee

March 24, 2017


Filed under Clubs, FBLA, Features, Local, News, Profiles, Spring 2017

Koel Thomae, the co-founder of Noosa Yoghurt was at Fossil to speak to FBLA students on March 21. “It’s a local business that went global and is very successful,” said Lisa Landwehr. The club hoped that Thomae’s personal story would inspire and encourage many of Fossil’s young, up and coming e...

Knowledge Bowl unable to pull out A game at state

Knowledge Bowl unable to pull out A game at state

Karen Manley

March 23, 2017


Filed under Academics, Knowledge Bowl, Spring 2017

On Monday and Tuesday, March 13 and 14, Fossil Ridge High School’s Knowledge Bowl A Team competed in the state tournament at Colorado State University. The team received fourth place in the Governor's cup and tied for first in the secondary bracket. While Knowledge Bowl has dominated all of their meets this seas...

Unified Basketball takes third in state

Unified Basketball takes third in state

Karen Manley

March 20, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Sports, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

On Friday, March 10, Fossil Ridge High School’s Varsity Unified Basketball team competed in the Colorado State Tournament in Denver. While they lost both of their games, the first was the most high paced, exciting game all season. Game one was lost 23-25 against Loveland High School, and the final sco...

Final Forensics qualifier sends Sabercats to Nationals

Final Forensics qualifier sends Sabercats to Nationals

Isabella Mahal

March 10, 2017


Filed under Academics, Speech & Debate, Spring 2017

On Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4, Fossil Ridge High School’s Speech and Debate team hosted the final national qualifier of the season. Nineteen schools from Colorado were in attendance, and six Sabercats competed at the tournament in a variety of events. Max Banks and Holly Ryan took first i...

Unified Basketball dominates final games of regular season

Unified Basketball dominates final games of regular season

Karen Manley

March 8, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

On Monday March 6, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified Basketball team took both wins in a double header against Poudre High School.  Varsity won a close game ending in a 25-22 lead, and JV took the win 46-38. These wins left Fossil the City Champs of Poudre School District. The first 50 fans re...

Science Olympiad dominates regionals

Science Olympiad dominates regionals

Serena Bettis

March 7, 2017


Filed under Academics, News, Ridge, Science Olympiad, Spring 2017

[slideshow_deploy id='18058'] Fossil Ridge High School’s Science Olympiad team won their regional competition with the top two teams taking first and second place, respectively, Team 3 in fifth place, Team 4 in seventh place, and Team 5 in eighteenth place. Twenty-five total teams from a variety of...

Senior Service Project: Respite Care

Senior Service Project: Respite Care

Kathleen Lee

March 6, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Ridge, Spring 2017

The senior advisories at Fossil Ridge are approaching the finale of senior service projects. Service projects have been inspired by specific needs of the Fort Collins community. As a common goal, seniors have chosen projects as a class in order to bring awareness to and fundraise for need based pr...

Fossil students excel at state DECA competition

Fossil students excel at state DECA competition

Isabella Mahal

March 3, 2017


Filed under Academics, DECA, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

Photo Credit: Kimberly Devenny From February 25-28, Fossil Ridge High School students competed at the state competition for Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. 45 students spanning all grade levels qualified for the national competition, which w...

Unified Basketball falls to Loveland despite strong offense

Unified Basketball falls to Loveland despite strong offense

Isabella Mahal

March 2, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

Photo Credit: Param Mahal On March 1, 2017 at 6 PM, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified Basketball team took on the Loveland High School Indians. The final score was 40-50 Indians, though Fossil’s team battled the whole game and never let up. They were on the offensive for the whole first half an...

Fossil MUN conference unlike any before

Fossil MUN conference unlike any before

Karen Manley

February 28, 2017


Filed under Academics, Photo Essays, Speech & Debate, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

[slideshow_deploy id='17949'] On Saturday, February 25, Model United Nations clubs from schools all across the state of Colorado gathered at Fossil Ridge High School for its fifth annual Joint Crisis Council. The conference consisted of a realistic simulation regarding the Syrian War Crisis. Stude...

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