Plano FFA Update
April 15, 2019
End of the Year Banquet Slide Show
Chloe Frohock will be compiling pictures for this year's banquet slide show. The slide show typically plays while everyone eats at the banquet. If you have pictures from this past year at FFA events or FFA members in ag classes, please e-mail Chloe by 4/29.
E-mail pics to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to say a senior speech at the banquet e-mail Shalley.Boles@pisd.edu your speech. (3 minute maximum)
These items are due 4/29.
2019-2020 Plano FFA Officer Selection
Pay special attention to deadlines / dates as these are firm.
Area CDE Contests
This week our CDE teams will compete in the Area V CDE Contests. Good luck to our teams & students competing. Top placing teams will advance to state!!!
Tuesday: Floriculture, Nursery/Landscape, Poultry, Vet Science
Wednesday: Entomology, Horse
HFM Spring Fest
Heritage Farmstead Museum
Each year our FFA members volunteer at this HFM event. The community comes out for egg hunts, photos with farm animals, and other fun events on the farm. Please sign up if you want to help out with this event. (You will get to take all the cute baby lamb pics you want!!!)
April FFA Meeting
Pinstack - 6205 Dallas Parkway
Includes: Pizza & drinks. One hour of bowling & arcades.
Payment must be made BEFORE the meeting. Payment options include: PayPal, dropping money off in the Booster Club mailbox at PSHS.
RSVP by 4/17
Student Award Applications
Outstanding Freshman Member
Outstanding Sophomore Member
Outstanding Junior Member
Outstanding Senior Member
Outstanding Jr FFA Member: Division I
Outstanding Jr FFA Member: Division II
Outstanding Lamb Showmen
Outstanding Goat Showmen
Outstanding Pig Showmen
Outstanding Ag Mech Showmen
Outstanding Rabbit Showmen
MAKE A COPY OF THE APPLICATION & SAVE TO YOUR GOOGLE DRIVE - DO NOT WRITE ON THE APPLICATION LINKED BELOW!
Outstanding Student Application
Livestock / Ag Mechanics / Floral Division
District 7 Meeting
Students planning to run for FFA officer and current officers are required to attend this meeting.
All actively involved FFA members (especially those on a CDE team) are encouraged to attend this meeting. We will vote for the 2019-2020 District 7 officer team & have the district speaking contest.
Official dress required.
RSVP by 4/16
End-of-the-Year Plano FFA Banquet
Haggard Party Barn
Tickets: $10 (payable at the 4/28 FFA meeting or by PayPal)
All actively involved FFA members will be recognized for their participation this school year and the 2019-2020 FFA officers will be inducted into office.
Parents are strongly encouraged to join their students.
Members should wear official dress, if you have it.
Parents/guests attire: Sunday dress
Applications are available for the special awards that will be given out at the banquet.
Area V Convention
Current FFA officers, incoming FFA officers, and all actively invovled FFA members should attend the Area V Convention. Hannah Stanley will represent our chapter in the area talent contest, we will elect the 2019-2020 Area V officer team, and see who will be running for Area V Texas FFA Officer.
Official dress required. Students will miss the entire day of school.
RSVP by 4/28
Texas FFA State Convention Informational Meeting
PSHS Lecture Hall
Incoming officers are required to attend the State Convention.
All actively involved FFA members are encouraged to attend this fun-filled week!
Dates of Convention: July 15-19
Location: Ft Worth
We will travel in a school bus with Plano West & Plano East FFA members, stay in a hotel, tour businesses in Ft Worth, and make friends across the state of Texas!!!
Courtesy Corp at State Convention
The Courtesy Corps is comprised of current FFA members who help with various parts of state convention. These tasks can range from helping at guest registration to helping members find their seats on the arena floor. This experience allows you to see the inner workings of convention that you might miss by just being an attendee.
If you are interested in applying, complete this form asap:
Lamb & Goat Show Program Informational Meeting
PSHS Lecture Hall
Students and parents interested in purchasing a lamb or goat during the summer for the 2019-2020 school year are encouraged to attend this informational meeting.
CDE Travel Information
Texas Youth Cattle Conference-Deadline March 8th
Texas A&M Veterinary Enrichment Camp-Deadline to apply March 3rd
Oklahoma State University Agriculture Camps- Deadlines Vary
Equine Education Extravangza, Future Agricultural Education Teachers Academy
Texas Brigades-Wildlife Camps (affiliated with Texas Parks & Wildlife-Deadline March 15th
Cornell University Veterinary Explorations Program-Deadline May 3
Texas A&M Horse Judging Camp
Texas A&M Poultry Science Camp
Tufts University Veterinary Science Camp
Wildlife Conservation Camp
North Carolina State Ag Camps-Vet, Horticulture, Livestock, Etc
FFA OFFICIAL DRESS
-National FFA Convention
-Texas FFA State Convention
-District & Area meetings / banquets / conventions
-Leadership Development Event (LDEs) contests
-End of the Year Plano FFA Banquet
Remind Text Messages
All members and parents should sign up to receive FFA text messages.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Upcoming FFA Meetings
Tuesday, May 7 - FFA Banquet - Haggard Party Barn - 6 PM
If you currently are receiving accommodations for a disability under Section 504 or Special Education and believe you need an accommodation in order to have equal access to participate in tryouts/activity, please let the advisor in charge know as soon as possible, but no later than 24 hours before the tryouts are scheduled.