State Officer Visit

On Tuesday November 8th, Section 3 State Officer Laura Munger visited the Cashton Ag Department. She had workshops during classes and worked with students. Students learned about things like communication and teamwork. She also met with the Cashton FFA officer team over lunch.

Officer Bonding

On Friday, November 4th four FFA officers and Mr. King gathered in the Ag room for officer bonding. They carved pumpkins to decorate the Ag room and school for fall. Everyone had a lot of fun! Thank you to Tucker and Becky Gretebeck for donating the pumpkins.

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Wisconsin State Fair

West Allis, WIS., August 11-14, 2016 – The Wisconsin State FFA Band and Choir preformed at the 165th Wisconsin State Fair. Two Cashton FFA members preformed in these groups; Taylor Hanley was apart of the Choir, and Angela Klinkner was in the Band. They preformed various genres of songs in different places around the fair grounds. They made new friends and had so much fun. If you would like to learn more about the State FFA Choir or Band please contact us or go to http://www.wisconsinffa.org/programs/.

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2016 Monroe County Fair

The 2016 Monroe County Fair was held at the Tomah Recreation Park, July 27-31. This year’s theme for the fair was Rock’N’Roll.Sixteen Cashton FFA members showed dairy, swine, sheep, beef, and rabbits. Angela Klinkner, Devon Olson, Rachel Klinkner, Izzy Mason, and Brianna Wanek all showed dairy cattle. Taylor Hanley, Preston Schrier, Brady Butzler, Alex Hurtz, Angela Klinkner, Ryan Osuski, Rachel Klinkner, and Jestin Hemmersbach all showed swine. Members that showed sheep were Bonita Hanley, Taylor Menzynski, Sierra Hanley, Marissa Schaldach, Annie Schrier, Katelyn Schmitz, and Devon Olson. Preston Schrier also showed beef; Katelyn Schmitz and Annie Schrier showed rabbits.  Some of the members were able to sell their animals at the Junior Livestock Auction on Saturday night. Before the auction, there was a meal where buyers could interact with the youth selling in the auction. This meal was served by the Cashton FFA Chapter.  All in all, the Monroe County Fair was very successful for Cashton FFA members.

State Convention 2016

On June 13th, 2016, 13 members of the Cashton FFA Chapter traveled to the Wisconsin State FFA Convention. The members were awarded and participated in many things. Alex Hurtz was awarded a 3rd gold swine proficiency. He, Josh Korn, and Ryan Osuski all received their State Degrees. Sierra Hanley, Nick Gronemus, Josh Korn, and Alex Hurtz were all recognized for placing 1st in the Soils Judging competition. Rebecca Gronemus represented the chapter by going on stage to receive a Silver rating in the National Chapter competition. Angela Klinkner was the recipient of the Three Star Leader Award for her assistance in the chapter’s activities in the National Chapter Competition. Josh Korn had the honor of carrying the chapter’s FFA flag in the opening ceremonies of the convention. Sierra Hanley and Nick Gronemus served as the 2016 delegates of the chapter. Taylor Hanley and Angela Klinkner were able to share their musical abilities, as they participated in the FFA State Honors Chorus and Band. Finaly, the middle school members attended many workshops and had a fun time, enjoying their first State FFA Convention. Overall, the Cashton FFA Chapter was very successful at the 2016 Wisconsin State FFA Convention.