SLO FFA Gets Spooky

      Each year the San Luis Obispo FFA Chapter puts on our annual Scare Farm as a community wide event to promote agriculture awareness and Halloween for the SLO community. All the profits from this event go to the family that SLO FFA is adopting from the salvation army. The members of SLO…

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Greenhands “Dive” Into FFA

Written By: Lauren LaFaille and Brooke Jacobs Greenhand Leadership Conference is the perfect place to introduce freshmen to FFA and how to get involved. On Friday, October 14th, 40 freshman from San Luis Obispo High participated in GLC. At Greenhand Leadership Conference freshman learn more about agricultural education and how to grow to become a…

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Leaders Travel on a Pathway to a World of Opportunity through Sectional Leadership Conferences and Chapter Beginnings

Written by: J’amie Radding and Carolyn Adams Over the weekend of September 10th through the 11th, the six San Luis Obispo FFA Sectional Leaders, (four of whom are also San Luis Obispo Chapter Officers), attended Sectional Officer Leadership Conference. The team members include President: J’aime Radding, Vice President: Hannah Ryan, Secretary: Sophie Maino, Treasurer: Haley…

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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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