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Fossil is Rent: Jay Hirning and Jack Kraus

Fossil is Rent: Jay Hirning and Jack Kraus

Karen Manley and Isabella Mahal

November 13, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Features, Theatre

On November 15, 16, and 17, Fossil Ridge High School will stage the musical Rent. Tickets are selling out quickly, and can be purchased here. Fossil students have worked for months behind the scenes and on stage to bring the production to life. Two students, Jay Hirning, an actor, and Jack Kraus, a projections crew member, are f...

Jack Kraus

Isabella Mahal

November 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Sabercat Stories, Theatre

Fossil Ridge High School students who saw the theater department’s performance of Big Fish last year will remember the flood that swept across the stage, the forest that introduced Edward Bloom to magic when he was a teenager, and, of course, the iconic romantic moment when thousands of daffodils bloo...

One last time: Fossil Marching Band wows audiences at Community Encore Performance

One last time: Fossil Marching Band wows audiences at Community Encore Performance

Liam H. Flake, Bella Mahal, and Karen Manley

November 8, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Marching Band

On Wednesday, November 7, the Fossil Ridge High School Marching Band, in reaction to its success at the Colorado Bandmasters’ Association state competition, hosted a Community Encore Performance at French Field from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The performance marked the end of the band’s 2018 season, for...

Band wins state for the first time in years

Band wins state for the first time in years

Tess Allen, Arts Beat Leader

November 6, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Band, Features, Marching Band, Music

“It was the best performance they have ever done, hands down,” said band director Munoz. Fossil Ridge High School’s Marching Band traveled up to Colorado Springs on November 3 to play at the Air Force Academy. They won with a score of 86.6, beating Legacy High School, who got 86.15, and Fairvie...

Intro to Acting shows off humorous one-acts

Intro to Acting shows off humorous one-acts

Anna Henning

October 27, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Theatre

After working on their plays for the past few months, Introduction to Acting students showed their skill and passion for acting in two one-act performances. Not only were two plays done, but students performed the entire show twice on October 25. The Intro to Acting class, containing mostly freshmen with ...

Integrated Drama casts spell over audience

Integrated Drama casts spell over audience

Anna Henning

October 26, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Theatre

The Integrated Drama class performed four short plays on Thursday, October 25 to a room full of family members and students. As students prepared for their show, a nervous, yet excited energy floated around the room. People were helping each other rehearse lines and greeting parents and friends as t...

Marching Band strides through CBA Regionals

Marching Band strides through CBA Regionals

Macy Fowler

October 22, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Band, Marching Band, Music

The Fossil Ridge Marching Band competed in the Colorado Bandmasters Association Regional competition on Wednesday, October 17. Fossil placed second in the 5A Band category with a score of 81.50, while Legacy High School placed first with a score of 83.05. As a result,  they automatically qualify fo...

Sabercats sing into season

Sabercats sing into season

Tess Allen, Arts Beat Leader

October 11, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Choir, Music

Fossil Ridge High School’s Choir program held their first concert of the year on October 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. All six choirs performed at least three songs each. The order was Sabercat Singers, Women’s Choir, Chamber Choir, Vox Femina, Men’s Choir, and, to finish it off...

Orchestra wows the audience in their first performance of the year

Orchestra wows the audience in their first performance of the year

Tess Allen, Arts Beat Leader

October 5, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Features, Music, Orchestra

Fossil Ridge High School’s Orchestra program held their first concert of the year on Wednesday, October 3 at 7:00 p.m. All three levels performed in the Performing Arts Center. Sinfonietta Orchestra started the concert at 7:00, Concert continued around 7:30, and Symphonic closed the show at 8:00. M...

Music students welcome new honor society to Fossil

Music students welcome new honor society to Fossil

Anna Henning, Academics/Activities Beat Leader

September 29, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Features, Music

Besides the National Honor Society, Fossil Ridge High School offers honor societies in many different fields. Students of high achievement can find something special for their personal interests with opportunities such as National Art Honor Society or Mu Alpha Theta. On September 26, music students were...

Marching Band enlightens Homecoming crowd

Marching Band enlightens Homecoming crowd

Macy Fowler

September 18, 2018


Filed under 2018, Arts, Band, Features, Marching Band, Music

The Fossil Ridge High Schoolband performed Friday, September 14, accompanied by the Color Guard. After Mr. Berard’s departure in May, Mr. Ferris and Mrs. Muńoz became the new band directors. For the homecoming performance, the band performed the theme “Enlightenment”. The first part of their show ...

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