Elks Lodge Patriotic Essay Contest
Two Fossil Ridge students placed 2nd and 3rd
in the local contest this year: Maraya Sanchez and Jordyn Andrew!
The topic was What does freedom of speech mean to me? and was judged on how well the students expressed feelings and ideas about the First Amendment.
Maraya also placed 2nd in the state essay contest.
Congratulations, Maraya and Jordyn! We’re proud of you!
You can connect with us through School Messenger to receive texts and emails from your school, and the Washington County School District, related to important information and if there are ever emergency situations you should be aware of.
To improve communication with parents, guardians and students, Washington County School District has expanded its ability to deliver phone, email and SMS text messages by using the SchoolMessenger System.
SchoolMessenger will be used to communicate in emergency situations as well as inform parents of day to day progress and school events.
We invite you to fully participate in the process by opting in to SMS Text messaging and by keeping your contact information in PowerSchool up to date.
PLEASE NOTE! It is your responsibility to login to PowerSchool and check your primary phone number is correct.
To sign up for School Messenger and receive these important messages, just complete two simple steps:
- Make sure your contact information (primary cellular phone number) is up to date by logging in to your PowerSchool Account and accessing the “Demographics” page.
- Opt in to SMS Messaging by sending the word YES, via text message, to the number 67587. SchoolMessenger will only send text messages to cell phone numbers whose recipients have agreed to receive them.
Do the Write Thing Challenge
Fossil Ridge Intermediate has two students who placed in the top 20 of the state’s
Do the Write Thing essay challenge: Elissa Petrell and Henry Heaton!
This challenge is a national and state focus on ending youth violence. The students wrote essays describing how violence impacts lives and how it can be stopped, focusing on a strong, personal voice and empowering youth. Both students were recognized in a statewide recognition ceremony and will receive a certificate with Governor Herbert’s signature.
Congratulations, Henry and Elissa!