FFA Week, Adopt A Highway Project

FFA Week

 

The West Holmes FFA chapter celebrated its annual FFA Week March 20-24th.

 

Each day the students could participate by wearing specific clothing throughout the week. Monday was Hat day, Tuesday Blue and Gold day, Wednesday Camo day, Thursday USA day, and Friday Flannel day. Wednesday was Drive your truck to school day and Friday was drive your tractor to school day.

 

Students could enter their truck/tractor in the following categories: dirtiest, cleanest, newest, oldest, biggest, and smallest. There were animals in the Ag room for a petting zoo all week; Monday- Small Animals (Rabbits, Pigs, and ducklings), Tuesday- Horses and Donkeys, Wednesday- Cows and Steers, Thursday- Goats and Sheep, Friday- Draft Horses. The assembly this year was Ag Olympics.

 

Throughout the week students could sign up to participate in the following games: egg toss, tug of war, pie eating, bale toss, feed sack race, milk the cow, and farmer’s obstacle course. The assembly was held Friday afternoon. Winners for the truck and tractor contests include; Smallest- Caden Austin, Biggest- Mike Kick, Dirtiest- Abby Rohr, Cleanest- Tyler Larson.

 

Adopt a Highway

L/R Tyler Lyons, Cade Patterson, Taylor Feikert, Chris VanSickle, Anna Irwin, Laura Irwin, John Hughes

 

Tuesday, March 28th members of the West Holmes FFA Chapter participated in a 2nd Adopt a Highway clean up.

 

The chapter adopted a portion of the highway in front of the school to help keep it clean.

 

Members walked the sides of the road picking up trash.

 

The portion of the road adopted by the chapter is highway 39, between roads 256 and 258.