Plano West FFA Update

February 3-February 7

FFA Meeting-Tomorrow

Tuesday February 4th

6:30pm

Dinner Provided

FFA Week Updates

Plano West FFA Booster Club Meeting

Tuesday February 4th

6:30pm

PWSH-A1084

CDE Practices

Landscape-Thursday 2/6-B Block-Jasper

Floriculture-Thursday 2/6-B Block-Jasper

Milk Quality-Wednesday 2/5-5:00pm-Jasper-Mr.Webster's Room

Poultry-Wednesday 2/5-7:00am-Jasper-Mr.Webster's Room

Horse: Thursday 7am at Jasper

2020-2021 Steer Showing

Any student wishing to show a steer during the 2020-2021 school year needs to make an appointment to meet with Mr. Graf before February 21, 2020. john.graf@pisd.edu

Cookie Dough Fundraiser

During the month of February we are selling cookie dough!!! 2.5lb packages that contains 40 1oz cubes! $15 or $16 per box! Students will earn $6.00 per box towards their fundraiser goal!!


Orders Due: February 20th

Delivered: March 4th

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Fundraising Goals

We have a goal for all FFA members who participate on an LDE team to raise $100 in fundraising money to help cover the cost of entry fees, travel, props, etc. Please review the list below. If you haven't met you goal you can always seek sponsorship for our FFA week T-shirts, sell Cristina's vouchers, or pecans!



Email Mrs.Graf if you have missing $ towards your goal.

National FFA Week

Monday February 24th: Spirit Night

Let’s get together for dinner!!!

Location Pending

Tuesday February 25th: FUN Night

JW Entertainment-Trampoline Park

5:30-7:30pm

$5.00 Due to Booster Club Box by Monday 2/24 & Waiver to Ag Teacher

Wednesday February 26th: Community Service

Feed my Starving Children

5:45pm-7:30PM

1680 N Glenville Drive, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0944AAAC2FA13-feed

Thursday February 27th: Instagram Contest

Friday February 28th: Wear your National FFA Week Shirt & Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

7:30am- PWSH-Outside of Mrs.Graf’s Room (A1217)

8:00am-Shepton & Jasper- Location-C-Pending & Front Office

Plano West Invitational CDE Shirt

Please order your shirt and your parents shirt for our contest!! The shirts are FREE!!! DEADLINE-Friday February 28th!!!!!!!!!!!!


Monday-March 23rd

ALL STUDENTS & PARENTS must help!!!!

*Parents please plan to be at Plano West by 3:30pm*

We are hosting a fundraiser and we will have over 500 students competing in our contest. We will need as much help as possible. This is a fundraiser and great learning experience. It keeps the cost waaay down for our students. Please plan on a fun night with Plano West FFA!


We will meet on Sunday March 22nd at 4:30pm to set up the contest and get duties assigned! Pizza provided!

Texas FFA State Convention-Save the Date

All FFA Members are invited to attend the Texas FFA State Convention over the summer for a week of FUN and FFA!!!


Location: Dallas, TX


Dates: July 6th-10th


More details to come!!! Plano West FFA will travel and attend the convention together!

Pecans for Sale

Contact Jamie Hanna to purchase jamiehanna@verizon.net
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Ordering an FFA Jacket

FFA Members are required to wear FFA Official Dress to many events! We strongly encourage students to have their own FFA Jacket!! Below are step by step directions on ordering a jacket! Don't forget a scarf for girls and tie for boys!!!

Texas Farm Bureau Scholarship

Learn more about the different scholarships:

https://txfb.us/TXNEscholarships20


Application details, eligibility and more:

https://txfb.us/TFBscholarships


Due March 2nd

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Vetericyn Scholarship

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Collin County Master Gardeners Scholarship

The CCMGA awards one annual $2,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is a verifiable resident of Collin County, plans to attend a Texas college or university, and intends to major in a horticulture related field such as Botany, Entomology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, Agricultural Sciences, and Ag Leadership & Development.


http://ccmgatx.org/community-service/scholarships.aspx
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Summer Opportunities

Below are several different agriculture camps. Plano West FFA does not sponsor or attend these events as a group. We just want to share so you can continue your agricultural education over the summer. Many have early deadlines (like January) so please review and apply!


Texas A&M Veterinary Enrichement Camp- https://bims.tamu.edu/future/veterinary-enrichment-camp/


Auburn Veterinary Camp-https://www.vetmed.auburn.edu/outreach/vet-camps/


Clemson Veterinary Camp-http://www.clemson.edu/summer/summer-scholars/vet-camp.html


Colorado State Veterinary Camp-http://www.cns-eoc.colostate.edu/scitrek/summer-vet-program/


Mississippi State Veterinary Camp- http://www.cvm.msstate.edu/outreach/veterinary-camp


Purdue Vet Camp-https://www.purdue.edu/vet/boilervetcamp/


Tufts Vet Camp-http://vetsites.tufts.edu/avm/


University of Georgia VetCamp- https://vet.uga.edu/education/k-12-programs/vetcamp/


University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Camp- https://www.vet.upenn.edu/education/admissions/summer-vets-program


Centenary Veterinary Science Camp- https://www.centenarysummerscholars.org/majors/veterinary-science-summer-camp/


Ohio State Veterinary Camp-

https://vet.osu.edu/prospectivestudent/buckeye-vet-camp

Remind

Students text @pwshffa to 81010

Parents text @ffapwsh to 81010

Plano West FFA Calendar of Events