Plano FFA Update

September 3, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

New Plano FFA Officers

Reporter - Madison Kriska, PSHS

Sentinel - Sydni Brown, CHS

National FFA Convention Paid by Plano ISD

Cadyn Reyes, PSHS

David Raschke, CHS

Chloe Frohock, VHS

UPCOMING EVENTS

District 7 Meeting

Tuesday, September 11

Meet at school van/truck by 4:20 in Official Dress (OD)


FFA members from across Dallas area will meet together at Garland HS. Sign up on the link below by 9/5. Bring money for a fast food dinner.

Last Day to Join FFA

Monday, September 17th

Second FFA Meeting

Tuesday, September 18th

PISD Project Center

6:00 PM

Dinner provided.


Students will tour the newly renovated facility & learn more about our Leadership Development Events (contests that occur each fall).


A separate parent Booster Club meeting will take place at the same time / location.


Parents & students should RSVP below by Thursday, 9/13.

1st Friends & Family Meeting

Wednesday, September 19th

7:00 PM

Clark High School Room 100W


Parents of students showing an animal should attend this meeting! This is the Buyer's Group that will support your student at the Collin County Livestock Show in January.

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North Texas Giving Day: Community Service Opportunity

Thursday, September 20

5:30 PM
Heritage Farmstead Museum


Join HFM & the Junior League of Collin County for Farmstead Yoga on North Texas Giving Day. Plano FFA members will be volunteering with the HFM animals.


RSVP to volunteer on the red form below.

1st Junior FFA Meeting

Monday, September 24th

5:15 PM
Heritage Farmstead Museum


Plano Junior FFA is for students grades 3-8 that will attend Plano Senior High. Junior FFA members can participate in monthly meetings, ag mech/livestock/floral show projects, speech contests, and learn more information about the agriculture industry.


Parents are encouraged to stay for a separate meeting. Dinner will be provided.


Click below to RSVP.

National FFA Convention Informational Meeting

Wednesday, September 26th

6:00 PM

PSHS Lecture Hall


Attendance at this meeting is MANDATORY for any student attending the National FFA Convention. Bring your parents.

District 7 Leadership Conference

Saturday, September 29

9 - 1:00 PM

Arlington, TX


Our president, Ashley Priest, along with the other district 7 officers will be conducting the first ever District 7 Leaadership Conference. FFA members from across district 7 (Plano, Grapevine, Garland, Arlington) will come together to learn about being a leader in the FFA. While at the event students will donate canned goods to a food bank in Arlington.


To attend the event, sign up below. All participants must bring 5 canned food items. A free shirt & lunch will be provided to all that attend. PISD transportation will be provided to and from the event.

Fundraiser Form/Payment Due and FFA Shirt Distribution

Wednesday, October 3

PISD Project Center

6:30 PM


Students that sold meats & desserts, bring your order form along with payment.


All FFA members must come pick up their new shirt. This will be the ONLY time shirts are distributed prior to Ag Awareness Day. All students must wear their new shirt to Ag Awareness Day.

Ag Awareness Day at the State Fair

All FFA members will be attending the State Fair of Texas!


Tuesday, October 9


Meet at the Parker Road DART station no later than 7:30 AM wearing your new Plano FFA shirt. Bring 2 canned food items, money for the DART ride & for food at the fair. Plano FFA will cover your admission fee.

COMMUNICATION

Remind Text Messages

Text @planoffa to 81010


All members and parents should sign up to receive FFA text messages.

Google Calendar

www.google.com/calendar or CalenMob app using a PISD login


*Request calendar access by sending the PISD username to Shalley.Boles@pisd.edu

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Upcoming FFA Meetings

Tuesday, September 18th - PISD Project Center (near Clark Stadium)

Wednesday, October 17th - PSHS B145

Wednesday, November 6 - PSHS Library

Monday, December 3 TBD

Thursday, January 24- PSHS Ag Rooms B-145

Tuesday, March 19 - PSHS Ag Rooms B145

Wednesday, April 29 - Fun Meeting! TBD

Tuesday, May 7 - FFA Banquet - Haggard Party Barn - 6 PM