Creating the Climate by Finding Your Teacher

Reflections of the First Week Year 15 of teaching in the Agriculture department at San Luis Obispo High School is a significant milestone for many reasons. When I stepped into my classroom at the age of 23, most of my new Ag Integrated Science freshmen had just entered the world. “You know you guys were…

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Welcome to Student Teacher Brady Cerda

Making Changes in Mechanics with Mr. Cerda This fall the San Luis Obispo Agriculture Department welcomes Cal Poly Agriculture Business & Marketing Grad student, Mr. Brady Cerda as a student teacher. This Paso Robles native was an active FFA chapter and sectional officer in high school and was a member of the National Champion Livestock…

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Hard work, Dedication, and Leadership at this year’s Mid State Fair

    Written by: Sophie Maino This July 23rd through the 30th San Luis Obispo FFA took approximately 80 junior livestock exhibitors to the California Mid State Fair. Here our chapter once again experienced success in the fields of livestock along with industrial arts projects. From athletes, artists, surfers, musicians, dancers, and more… our truly…

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Chapter Officers Fly High at Officer Retreat

Written by: J’aime Radding This June 2016-2017 chapter officer team traveled on a top secret retreat where they discovered more about each other, decided on a theme and began planning for the exciting year ahead. This year’s officer team consists of Kalena Cirone, Sophie Maino, Callan Truer, Darius Vigil, Carolyn Adams, Hannah Ryan, J’aime Radding…

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SLOFFA Interacts with Elementary Students at AG Day

Ag Day In Review Last week on Friday, May 20th, our San Luis Obispo FFA chapter held the 2nd annual Ag Day. This event was held at Taylor Field and was a great success. We invited about one hundred 3rd and 4th grade students from CL Smith to come and learn about agriculture! There were…

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SLO FFA is “Electrified” at 2016 State FFA Conference!

Conference in Review Thirty-five San Luis Obispo FFA Members had an ‘Electrifying’ weekend in Fresno at the 88th Annual California State FFA Leadership Conference. Our members attended six enlightening sessions and listened to keynotes given by two National FFA Officers, as well as Brooks Gibbs and Brad Montague from Kid President. The duo Thompson Square…

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Regionals Recap

Congratulations to the following FFA Members *All students who will be competing at the state level for their indicated contest on April 21st.   Prepared Public Speaking 1st- Luke O’Leary* 2nd- Greta Carlson* Extemporaneous Public Speaking 1st- Kalena Cirone* Job Interview 1st- Amber Bjerre* 5th- Callan Treur Creed Public Speaking 2nd- Lili Steel* 3rd- Taylor…

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SLO FFA Experiences Leadership in Sacramento at SLE

This previous week, two SLO FFA members, Amber Bjerre and Luke O’Leary, attended the Sacramento Leadership Experience in our state’s capitol, along with 60 other senior FFA members from across California. This conference simulated the state government, making our SLO FFA members Senator Bjerre and Assembly Member O’Leary. On Tuesday, the Senate and Assembly learned about…

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“Ag-ortunities” in Agricultural Education

“Ag-ortunities” in Agricultural Education When signing up for classes, many students wonder if taking an agriculture class is the right path for them. Many are unsure because they don’t come from an agricultural background or if the science curriculum offers the same information as a standard science class.  The truth is, Ag science is the…

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FFA Week: At A Glance

FFA Week: At a Glance What exactly is FFA Week? FFA week is during the days of February 20-27th, in which every FFA chapter in America participates in the advocation of the importance of agriculture and the FFA organization in their school and community. Students conduct activities that are related to what they do as…

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