Etched in Stone

Knowledge Bowl takes first in second consecutive meet

Knowledge Bowl takes first in second consecutive meet

Karen Manley

February 6, 2017


Filed under Academics, Knowledge Bowl, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On Saturday, February 5, Fossil Ridge High School’s Knowledge Bowl competed in its fourth meet of the season. The team destroyed and ended up in first place overall with well over 100 points. After round one, the team was up by nine points against Thompson Valley and Liberty Common High Schools, and ...

Unified Basketball shows what they’re made of

Unified Basketball shows what they’re made of

Karen Manley

January 24, 2017


Filed under Fossil Friends, Photo Essays, Spring 2017, Unified Basketball

[slideshow_deploy id='17449'] The Fossil Ridge High School Unified team came out to have a great time. The Northridge Grizzlies were up 18-25 at the half, though the crowd was cheering at the top of their lungs for both teams. As the game wore on, the Sabercats lessened the Grizzlies' lead, but wer...

Knowledge Bowl destroys in third meet of the season

Knowledge Bowl destroys in third meet of the season

Karen Manley

January 22, 2017


Filed under Academics, Knowledge Bowl, Spring 2017

   On Saturday, January 21, the Fossil Ridge High School Knowledge Bowl Team competed in their third meet of the season at Windsor High School.  A team finished the day in first place with 117 points, B team in second with 104, C team tied for ninth with Berthoud’s A team at 82 points, and D tea...

Career exploration night opens doors

Career exploration night opens doors

Isabella Mahal

January 20, 2017


Filed under Academics, Career Center, Spring 2017

On Tuesday, January 17, Fossil Ridge High School hosted a Poudre School District wide career exploration night for students and their families. Professionals in 40 different fields presented information about their jobs and the steps that students should take in high school to prepare for the future...

Curriculum Fair showcases student passion

Curriculum Fair showcases student passion

Karen Manley

January 20, 2017


Filed under Academics, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On the evening of January 18, the commons of Fossil Ridge High School were packed with incoming freshman floating from table to table, listening to current students pitch classes, clubs, and sports that have shaped who they are at Fossil. Just about everyone is involved in something in high school, a...

Prom Fashion Show supported by Make a Wish

Prom Fashion Show supported by Make a Wish

Kathleen Lee

January 18, 2017


Filed under Clubs, DECA, Features, Spring 2017

Make a Wish Foundation will be supporting Fossil Ridge High School’s annual Prom Fashion show for Rebekah, a 16 year-old from Johnstown, Colorado who has been struggling with cystic fibrosis. DECA leadership, Lisa Landwehr, Erica Lewis, and Lindsey Swanson are leading the event. The club will be fun...

“Knowledge never stops,” and neither does Knowledge Bowl

“Knowledge never stops,” and neither does Knowledge Bowl

Karen Manley

January 15, 2017


Filed under Academics, Knowledge Bowl, Spring 2017

On the morning of Saturday, January 14, the Fossil Ridge High School Knowledge Bowl Team took second place in their second meet of the season. They’ve been working hard since the beginning of the school year, studying a variety of topics in order to succeed in this academic competition. “The co...

No stress, no mess for upcoming finals

No stress, no mess for upcoming finals

Kathleen Lee

December 15, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, Features

Wednesday December, 14— In the midst of finals stress and the surreal excitement of anticipating holiday celebrations, students at Fossil Ridge High School were able to find a bit of solace during CoCo Cram study sessions. In order to support students needing to review an accumulation of topics with...

Christmas comes early from Adopt-a-Family

Christmas comes early from Adopt-a-Family

Kathleen Lee

December 14, 2016


Filed under 2016, Features, StuCo

Fossil Ridge High School brought Christmas to countless families on Friday, December 9. Those in the community who were adopted through the Adopt-A-Family program received free gifts donated by advisory classes at Fossil and participated in Santa’s Workshop facilitated by Student Council members. ...

Squealing with excitement

Squealing with excitement

Karen Manley

December 12, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, Uncategorized

The month of December means holiday lights and smelly science hallways. The week of the fifth, Pre AP Biology classes of Fossil Ridge High School dissected fetal pigs. Students perform the dissection as a part of their anatomy unit to enrich their understanding of the inner workings of the human body. ...

Knowledge Bowl destroys at first meet

Knowledge Bowl destroys at first meet

Karen Manley

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016, Knowledge Bowl, News, Ridge

On Saturday November 12, Knowledge Bowl had its first competition. The first team took second place, while second tied for fourth and the third team placed fifth. All three teams competed well and are on their way to great things this season. Because of the team’s success last year, qualifying for nat...

“You are not in it alone.”

“You are not in it alone.”

Karen Manley

November 4, 2016


Filed under 2016, Academics, Ridge, Uncategorized

On the evening of Thursday, November 3, Fossil Ridge High School hosted a district wide “Mental Health Matters” event to raise awareness of the presence of mental illness in Fort Collins, and the resources students have available to them for help. Just under 400 parents and students were in atte...

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