Last week, 6 members of Salinas FFA traveled to Indiana to go to the 2018 National FFA Convention and Expo! Some highlights included learning how to make soy candles, getting new FFA gear at the huge expo, watching Donald Trump, and seeing our fellow Californian Luke O'Leary be the new FFA National President!
The end of the year has come, thank you Salinas FFA for one amazing year! Congratulations to award winners, thank you to our officers, and hello to our new team. A large thank you to our AG Boosters for making this year a success.
Saturday April 7, 2018 was Salinas FFA's first annual Trap Shoot Fundraiser! The event was an absolute success and will definitely be continued in years to come. Thank you to our booster club for putting on this event and a big thank you to all of this year's sponsors!
On March 23rd six students traveled to King City High School for the 2018 SCR Meeting. At the event Katie Grossman competed in Prepared Public Speaking, Taylor Sollecito in impromptu, and Haylee Hall and Isabel Pozas competed in Creed Recitation. Taylor also ran for Regional Vice President and will be proceeding to State Finals for Impromptu. Thank you to Jessica Stewart and Karla Ahumada for representing Salinas FFA as delegates!
After months of work students in Ms. Martinez's classes are ICEV certified! Students in Ag Chemistry are certified in Plant Science, our honors students have their Animal Science certifications, and Ag Government students are career prepared!
The new Salinas FFA Agriscience team had a successful time at the UC Davis Field Day 2018! Bringing back ribbons and experience. Alex Burgess, Anika Baker, Tayler Baldwin and Isabel Pozas competed.
Silly faces and muddy boots; The Livestock Show Team is having fun, excited and getting ready for the Salinas Valley Fair in May! Best of luck to all of our exhibitors!
National FFA Week is one of the Salinas FFA's favorite times of year. To celebrate the officer team planned a week long celebration for the members and the entire school!
The celebration was even captured in the local newspaper!
National FFA Week Schedule:
2/2O- Member Candy Grams
2/21-FFA Spirit Day and Movie Night
2/22- Future Farmers of AMERICA day
2/23- Petting Zoo and Kiss a Goat
Photo from the Salinas Californian, credit to Christian Ponce.
The new Salinas FFA Pest Contol Team had a great experience at the Hartnell Field Day 2018! The team placed third overall!
On the weekend of January 21, 2018 a group of Salinas FFA members attended the Made for Excellence and Advance Leadership Academy conferences in Monterey, California! The students had the opportunity to expand their FFA knowledge, pinpoint their interests, and enhance their leadership abilities. They even had the opportunity to mingle with the State Officers!
Students are busy with their Agriscience projects, Creed Speaking is right around the corner, and Gizdich Pie pickup is almost here!