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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SLO FFA Attends ALA and MFE

On Sunday, January 24th seventeen San Luis Obispo FFA Members traveled to Monterey to attend the MFE and ALA leadership conferences. These conferences took place at the Embassy Suites and were led by the current state officer team as well as FFA Alumni. Made For Excellence is a conference specially designed for sophomores and focuses…

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Twelve Tasks of Christmas – December Meeting Recap

On Monday, December 14, San Luis Obispo FFA members competed in our first annual Twelve Tasks of Christmas Extravaganza! Each team competed for the ultimate prize and the ability to  sign the prized stocking that now hangs in the agriculture department trophy case. The idea for this meeting came from our officer team and their…

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“Serving Up Leaders and Science Projects”

“Serving Up Leaders and Science Projects” SLO FFA’s Greenhand Week and First Annual SAE Night This past week, our chapter Greenhands have been living it up with the week dedicated completely to them! This week is put on to motivate our new students in our chapter to get involved and have fun in the FFA!…

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