100 Reasons Why
In case you missed it, last week we celebrated the #KISD100thday by having our students and staff share with you on social media the 100 reasons why it is better at the Ridge. We have posted them to our website for you to enjoy.

Ridge Has Got Talent
"Ridge Has Got Talent" auditions will be held after school from 4-6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 21. Students interested in performing must register online by scanning the QR code posted around the school, or they can stop by room 319 and register with Mr. Behringer.
2018-19 Course Registration
Counselors are currently in the process of entering in students' courses for the 2018-19 school year. All students can go to the Home Access Center to make changes to course requests until February 9th. Starting February 10th, students will need to make an appointment with their counselor to make any schedule changes.

AP Test Registration Open
Registration for AP testing has opened. The cost will then be $94 until registration ends on March 23rd at 4 PM. 

If you qualify for free and reduced lunch, the cost is $30. You can also apply for a fee waiver if necessary. You can access the link for registration from the FRHS website. You may also pay online through the FRHS webstore or pay Mrs. Richenberger in the front office. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Arsenault or Mrs. Foster.  

International Fest
The annual International Fest will be held February 15th in the commons right after school. Come celebrate love and friendship with food, music and activities from around the world.
Dual Credit Courses for 2018-19
Monday, February 12
3:50 PM P7 Bible Club, Room 288
5:00 PM JV Girls Soccer Team Dinner, Commons
7:00 PM Band Concert, Fine Arts Center

Tuesday, February 13
8:00 AM Math UIL Meeting, Room 195       
3:45 PM Writing Center, Library
4:30 PM AVID Cultural Game Night, Commons
4:30 PM Boys Basketball, Abilene
4:30 PM Boys Soccer, TCHS
5:00 PM JV Baseball, Colleyville Heritage
5:00 PM 9 th Baseball Scrimmage, FRHS
5:30 PM Softball, FRHS
6:00 PM Girls Soccer, FRHS
6:00 PM YMHFA, Classrooms

Wednesday, February 14
7:45 AM Faculty Meeting, Lecture Hall
3:50 PM Faculty Meeting, Lecture Hall
4:00 PM Philosophy Club, Room 209
4:00 PM Varsity Baseball, Colleyville Heritage     
Thursday, February 15
8:00 AM Math UIL Meeting, Room, 195                                                                         
3:45 PM Writing Center, Library
4:00 PM Music Composition Club, Band Hall
4:00 PM I-Fest, Commons
4:00 PM BPA Competitive Events Practice, Room 191
4:00 PM Softball Tournament, Mansfield 

Friday, February 16
4:30 PM Boys Soccer, Central HS
6:00 PM Girls Soccer, FRHS
Middle School One Act Play, Fine Arts Center
State Swim Meet, Austin
Wrestling Regional Tournament, Haltom
Softball Tournament, Mansfield
Varsity Tennis, TCU

Saturday, February 17
7:00 AM Middle School One Act Play, Fine Arts Center
8:00 AM Saturday School, Room 207
8:00 AM Credit Recovery, Room 200
11:00 AM Varsity Baseball, FRHS
11:00 AM 9 th Baseball Scrimmage, LD Bell
1:00 PM JV Baseball Scrimmage, LD Bell
State Swim Meet, Austin
Wrestling Regional Tournament, Haltom
Softball Tournament, Mansfield
Track Meet, TCHS
Ridge Wrestling
This past weekend the wrestling team competed at the Keller Invitational. On the JV team, freshman Trendon Edwards finished 3rd. On girls varsity, junior Hannah Montes finished 3rd and, freshman Cierra Riojas finished in 1st place. The district wrestling tournament will take place at home on Saturday. We invite everyone to come out and support the Ridge Wrestling team.

Boys Soccer
The boys soccer team defeated Keller 2-1 on Wednesday night in a shootout. The lone Fossil Ridge goal during regulation was scored by Andrew Davila, who was assisted by Erik Rodriguez. Goalkeeper Diego Berlingeri had another huge performance during the shootout, stopping Keller's first 2 attempts. Fossil Ridge shootout goals were scored by Adrian Vasquez, Alexis Madrid, Lalo Mercado and Mason Wallak. This is the Panthers second consecutive shootout win. The Panthers return to action next Tuesday evening at Timber Creek High School.

National Signing Day
On Wednesday, 16 Ridge athletes where honored during National Signing Day. Congratulations to the following athletes and best of luck as they continue their academic and athletic careers:

Soccer
Adrian Vasquez - University of Texas Dallas

Football
Stefan Cobbs  - Boise State
Arnold Saidov  - New Mexico State
Alex Ederson  - Georgetown University
Cobe Craft  - University of North Texas
Alex Alvarado  - Missouri Southern
Immanuel Sutton  - Sam Houston State
Matthew Altrock  - Hendrix College
Cole Crawford  - Missouri Southern
Jacob Fernandez  - West Texas A&M
Trevor Cousey  - East Texas Baptist
Caden Cedillo  - Oklahoma Baptist
DJ Taylor  - McMurry University
Kamil Jackson  - McMurry University
Isiah Holt  - Central Methodist University
Andrew Ramos  - Texas Wesleyan
HOSA - Future Healthy Professionals
Congratulations to the Ridge HOSA students who placed at the HOSA Area 5 Spring Leadership conference last weekend. These students will be moving on to compete at the HOSA State Conference in April. Congratulations Panthers!
Medical Art Poster 3rd Place Winner:
Faria Rahaman.
Faria Rahaman's winning poster.
Job Seeking Skills 2nd Place Winner: Aesha Desai.
Texas HOSA Area 5 President for
2018-2019: Shirali Shah.
Public Health 1st Place Winners:
Suvetha Babu, Asha Gomez
and Allie Borge.
Creative Problem Solving 4th Place Winners: Samia Mujibuddin, McKenzie Vu, Aidah Haq and Adiva Haq.
Looking for scholarships?
Always check these three places:
1. College Bound table in the cafeteria during all lunches 
2. Counseling office 
The deadline to place an order for your cap & gown and graduation announcements was January 31st. Orders can still be placed but there will be a late fee attached.

Three ways to place your order:
2. Call (817)685-7777 
3. Visit the Balfour store at 1709 Forest Ridge Dr., Bedford, TX 76022
Graduation Day is Saturday,
May 26, 2018 at 8 PM at the University of Texas - Arlington at College Park Center

Each student will receive only 9 tickets . Every person attending the graduation, even small children, must have a ticket. Seniors will receive the actual tickets the day before graduation at their graduation practice. 
The Student Council will place a rose tied with black and gold ribbon with a personal note from you on the chair of the graduate you wish to recognize at graduation. This is a wonderful way to honor your graduate and help support the student council.

Have you been accepted to college? Have you received scholarship money? Let us celebrate your achievements! Submit your scholarship and college acceptance information and get your name added to the College Bound wall in the Commons and in our weekly newsletter.


Prom is May 12th, 2018 at the AT&T Stadium. Tickets go on sale April 1st for $115.

Project Graduation is an event exclusively for Seniors, providing the new graduates with a safe, sober and fun night. This event is held AT FOSSIL RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL immediately following the Graduation Ceremony and continues through the night until early the next morning. This event is filled with planned activities, food, entertainment, music, door prizes and much more.