Fruita Fall Fest Goes Way Back


By Abbie Brown When one thinks of the Fall Fest today, you might imagine a gleaming Ferris wheel, rows upon rows of colorful vendors, and a plump funnel cake dusted with powdered sugar steaming in the evening light. The festival’s creation, however, was a far less glorious start- one lacking funnel cakes. It started back … Continue reading

Teacher of the Month


By Odessey Stiff The Teacher of the month award goes to Fruita Monument’s coach Mr. Thomas Cox. He was given this award because all the kids love him and because he is “the coolest teacher ever”, as he says. This man has worked as a coach for 25 long years. In Deertail, Colorado for 2 … Continue reading

People Making Change: Rhiannon Broyles


By Abbie Brown The people who stand out to us most are those who make a difference in the lives of others. The ones who no matter how many tests they have the next day, or how much homework they have waiting for them at home, they will always be there to help those in … Continue reading

Remembrance of William (Billy) Crawford


By Conn Smith Most people think of suicide as such a distant concept. They take the word suicide with little to no emphasis or relevance to their own lives, but in this day and age `suicide is an extremely unfortunate, yet very present reality. As most of us know, we as community have recently been … Continue reading

Meg Maddox NROTC Scholarship Story


Written by Elie Copple Meg Maddox, senior, received a very special NROTC military scholarship in this 2015-2016 school year. You may think that earning a scholarship isn’t that hard if you don’t know any better, but it’s definitely no walk in the park. “I had to fill out the application, which required high test scores … Continue reading

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