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Unified Basketball battles Rocky to the end

Unified Basketball battles Rocky to the end

Isabella Mahal

February 27, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

[slideshow_deploy id='17939'] Photo Credit: Karen Manley On Thursday, February 23 both of Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified basketball teams took on Rocky Mountain High School. The JV game began at 6 pm, and the team pulled off a 42-30 win in forty minutes of play. Varsity fell to Rocky after a to...

Starting the climb to a better understanding of mental health

Starting the climb to a better understanding of mental health

Karen Manley

February 27, 2017


Filed under Academics, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On Thursday, February 23, four Fossil Ridge High School students and two staff members, along with hundreds of students and staff from other middle and high schools, attended a mental health conference at Colorado State University. The conference was aimed at reforming the practices surrounding the ...

MUN goes to the Vancouver national conference

MUN goes to the Vancouver national conference

Kathleen Lee

February 24, 2017


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Features, Spring 2017

[slideshow_deploy id='17905'] Photo credits: Julie Chaplain The Model United Nations team at Fossil Ridge High School competed at the Vancouver National Conference from January 20 to January 23. The team had seven competing members in Vancouver, Canada representing Fossil. Each delegate, representi...

Ridgebotics team bags up robot for San Diego competition

Ridgebotics team bags up robot for San Diego competition

Isabella Mahal

February 23, 2017


Filed under Academics, Ridgebotics, Spring 2017

[slideshow_deploy id='17873'] Photo Credit: Ayden Adair On Tuesday February 21 at 7 pm, the Fossil Ridge High School robotics team held a celebratory “Bag n Tag” event in the commons and the performing arts center. FIRST team 4338, generally dubbed Ridgebotics, has spent the last six weeks design...

Fossil forensics team blows state qualifier out of the water

Fossil forensics team blows state qualifier out of the water

Isabella Mahal

February 20, 2017


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

On Saturday, February 18, Fossil Ridge High School’s Forensics and Debate team competed in the Region 1 State Qualifier at Northridge High School. Of the twelve people who competed, a whopping six qualified for the state tournament on March 17 and 18. Another two competitors became eligible to compete at ...

Unified Basketball falls to Greeley Central

Unified Basketball falls to Greeley Central

Karen Manley

February 20, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

On Wednesday, February 15, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified Basketball team competed against Greeley Central. It was a close game all the way through, but unfortunately, Fossil fell to Greeley in the second half with a final score of 30-33. The team fought hard and were ahead at many points during t...

Fossil Ridge FBLA constructs kites for community service project

Fossil Ridge FBLA constructs kites for community service project

Emily Brey

February 17, 2017


Filed under Academics, FBLA, Spring 2017

Every year, the City of Fort Collins holds an event called Kites in the Park, which encourages families and individuals living in the area to gather at Spring Canyon Park, and design and fly kites. This event brings multiple cultures together, and provides children and adults the opportunity to interact...

Mock trial team takes third and keeps the jury in stitches

Mock trial team takes third and keeps the jury in stitches

Isabella Mahal

February 14, 2017


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

On Saturday, February 11, Fossil Ridge High School’s two mock trial teams competed in the Northern Colorado regional tournament. Team B took third place among the twenty competing schools, and Michael Townsend and Jacob Trenholm won an (unofficial, though coveted) honorable mention for their hilarious perform...

Knowledge Bowl’s winning streak continues at regionals

Knowledge Bowl’s winning streak continues at regionals

Karen Manley

February 12, 2017


Filed under Academics, Knowledge Bowl, Spring 2017

On Saturday, February 11, Fossil Ridge High School’s Knowledge Bowl team received first place in their regional competition at University Middle School. While the team had pre-qualified for state through their abundance of trophies at prior meets, this win sets them up for success in April at the st...

FBLA dominates districts

FBLA dominates districts

Karen Manley

February 10, 2017


Filed under FBLA, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, February 8, Fossil Ridge High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed in districts. Fossil won 72 top 5 placements, 52 students qualified for regionals, 10 double-qualified (in two events), and 8 qualified through written submissions. Competitor Melissa Rauwerdink explain...

Unified basketball falls in a battle to the end

Unified basketball falls in a battle to the end

Isabella Mahal

February 10, 2017


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

[slideshow_deploy id='17667'] Photo Credit: Karen Manley On Wednesday, February 8 at 6 pm, Fossil Ridge High School’s Unified basketball team took on Silver Creek. Though the game was neck and neck to the final buzzer, Silver Creek pulled off a 50-48 win after 40 minutes of play. However, Unified athl...

Sabercats bring their best to first Forensics qualifier

Sabercats bring their best to first Forensics qualifier

Isabella Mahal

February 7, 2017


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Speech & Debate, Spring 2017

On Saturday, February 4, Fossil Ridge’s Forensics team competed in the National Qualifier for Congressional Debate. Lauren Fessler, senior captain of Speech and Debate, placed as fourth alternate in the Senate. Ciera Dykstra and Holly Ryan are second and third alternate in the Senate and the House, r...

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