Plano FFA Update

March 4, 2019

GOOD LUCK

To our students showing lambs, goats, & pigs at the Houston Livestock Show this week.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

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UPCOMING EVENTS

March FFA Meeting

Tuesday, March 19th

*CDE Money Due

*FFA Pullovers passed out

*CDE polos passed out

*Dinner provided

*This will be a FUN meeting!


RSVP below

Online Contest

We are still in need of photos of pets for our upcoming online veterinary science. If you can please send in photos by the end of this week.

CDE Travel Information

If your student is participating in our CDE teams, please make sure to have the contest dates marked on your calendar. More information can be found here:

FUNDRAISERS

Mixed Bags

This fundraiser finished up this week, but our online sales are still going. If interested, see link below for online sale details.

Paisley Farms Candles

THESE CANDLES ARE AMAZING!!!


Order forms will be delivered to PSHS sometime the week of March 4th. Ms. Boles & Mr. Molina's substitutes will be distributing these forms to interested students.

Mrs. Rubio & Mrs. Wilson's students can get order forms from their friends at PSHS.

REPEATED INFORMATION

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

Below are a list of a few great agriculture learning opportunities for the summer. Plano FFA does not coordinate any of these events. We just want to provide you with a few ways to expand your agriculture education. These opportunities are mostly open to current sophomores and juniors, but each one varies.


Texas Youth Cattle Conference-Deadline March 8th

http://texasbeefcheckoff.com/texasyouth


Texas A&M Veterinary Enrichment Camp-Deadline to apply March 3rd

http://vetmed.tamu.edu/bims/future/veterinary-enrichment-camp


Oklahoma State University Agriculture Camps- Deadlines Vary

Equine Education Extravangza, Future Agricultural Education Teachers Academy

https://academicaffairs.okstate.edu/content/summer-camps


Texas Brigades-Wildlife Camps (affiliated with Texas Parks & Wildlife-Deadline March 15th

https://www.texasbrigades.org/applications/


Cornell University Veterinary Explorations Program-Deadline May 3

https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/education/doctor-veterinary-medicine/prospective-students/high-school-students/summer-program


Texas A&M Horse Judging Camp

https://animalscience.tamu.edu/horsejudgingcamp/


Texas A&M Poultry Science Camp

https://posc.tamu.edu/texas-agrilife-poultry-extension-specialists/poultry-institute-for-youth/


Tufts University Veterinary Science Camp

http://vetsites.tufts.edu/avm/programs/high-school-program/


Wildlife Conservation Camp

http://www.wildlifecamptx.org/


North Carolina State Ag Camps-Vet, Horticulture, Livestock, Etc

https://cals.ncsu.edu/students/my-path-to-cals/summer-programs/

FFA OFFICIAL DRESS

FFA members that are planning to be very actively involved should consider ordering an FFA jacket and scarf (females) or tie (males). Students will wear official dress to the following events:

-National FFA Convention

-Texas FFA State Convention

-District & Area meetings / banquets / conventions

-Leadership Development Event (LDEs) contests

-End of the Year Plano FFA Banquet

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, March 19 - PSHS Ag Rooms B145

Monday, April 29 - Fun Meeting! TBD

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