Etched in Stone

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...

Letter of Recommendation: NaNoWriMo

Letter of Recommendation: NaNoWriMo

Anna Henning

November 1, 2018


Filed under 2018, Columns, Letter of Recommendation, Opinion

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has just begun, and writers around the world are taking part. I, too, plan on participating for the first time. While I focus on my voice as a writer and try to increase my productivity, this next month will help me grow a lot in my writing skills. However, th...

B-List Delights: Creeped out

B-List Delights: Creeped out

Macy Fowler

October 31, 2018


Filed under 2018, B-List Delights, Columns

With Halloween creeping up quickly, most teens will find themselves sitting on the couch and watching scary movies while they enjoy candy. Some may be scaring little kids or exploring a haunted maze, but for those looking to watch a movie that leaves you utterly speechless, Creep (2014) is the movie for y...

Letter of Recommendation: Sheet Ghosts

Letter of Recommendation: Sheet Ghosts

Liam H. Flake

October 29, 2018


Filed under 2018, Letter of Recommendation

Any trip to a pop-up Halloween store reveals what the holiday means to most Americans. Cheap, plastic costumes, generic accessories, and expensive mechanized decorations adorn walls of the hollowed-out carcasses of superstores. Everything is mass-produced and superficial, ranging from very overpriced ...

Dear Fang: Snowdrift

Dear Fang: Snowdrift

Dear Fang

October 22, 2018


Filed under 2018, Columns, Dear Fang

Dear Fang,     So you know how you can sense that something is wrong but you doubt yourself. Well I'm stuck in that situation with one of my friends. He's like a brother to me and we can tell each other almost anything and we'll either respond with the down-to-earth truth, or give our own op...

Dear Fang: Time Crunched

Dear Fang: Time Crunched

Dear Fang

October 17, 2018


Filed under 2018, Columns, Dear Fang

Dear Fang, This year I decided to join Game Society. I really like the club, and I’ve made some friends in it, but there is one problem. The club’s main meeting time is on Wednesdays after school. Another club I want to join is Writer’s Guild, but now they meet after school on Wednesdays too....

A Day in the Life of Juan Mendez

A Day in the Life of Juan Mendez

Nick Bell

October 16, 2018


Filed under Biographies, Features, Profiles, Sabercat Stories, Teachers

During lunch, one is likely to see students running around, eating, yelling, and being normal kids. But one may also see Juan Mendez, one of the Fossil Ridge High School custodians. No matter what Mendez’s task is, he’s sure to be smiling. His positive attitude and bright smile lighten up a room instan...

Letter of Recommendation: Tour de Corgi

Letter of Recommendation: Tour de Corgi

Caroline Sears

October 8, 2018


Filed under 2018, Columns, Letter of Recommendation, Local, News

Corgis. What is so special about these dogs? One cannot think of them without smiling, and here in Fort Collins, we are mad about these pups. I, Caroline Sears, thoroughly recommend the Corgi Parade. The Corgi Parade, also known as the Tour de Corgi, is held every fall; this year it was September 29, i...

B-List Delights: Friend Request

B-List Delights: Friend Request

Macy Fowler

October 7, 2018


Filed under 2018, B-List Delights, Columns

Friend Request (2016) is a fairy-tale-turned-internet-nightmare. Alicia Debnam-Carey’s character, Laura, is living the internet dream. She’s majoring in psychology, spending time with her boyfriend and friends, and posting her life for strangers to see. One day she receives a friend request from Mar...

Sabercat Stories: Maddy Chong

Sabercat Stories: Maddy Chong

Karen Manley

September 28, 2018


Filed under 2018, Sabercat Stories

Senior Maddy Chong is heavily involved in the Fossil Ridge High School community and is constantly working to make the world a better place through her dedication to clubs and the environment. She explained, “I’m Co-President of FRESH Club, on Academic Council and all the honor societies in it whi...

Dear Fang: Introduction

Dear Fang: Introduction

Dear Fang

September 27, 2018


Filed under 2018, Columns, Dear Fang, Features

Fellow Sabercats, I'm here to tell you that there is a new addition to Etched in Stone. Dear Fang is an advice column for any student or staff member at Fossil Ridge High School. This advice column is dedicated to you, for any questions, uncertainties, school problems, or anything you need help wi...

B-List Delights: The Descent into horror

B-List Delights: The Descent into horror

Macy Fowler

September 22, 2018


Filed under 2018, B-List Delights, Columns

Actress Shauna Macdonald, who plays a woman named Sarah, finds herself lost in an unexplored cavern with her friends in The Descent (2005) with creatures who have adapted to live in the dark. Juno, played by Natalie Mendoza, hopes to explore an uncharted cave system, without letting the others know th...

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