McPherson County FFA Does Well at Nebraska State Fair
McPherson County FFA members exhibited at the Nebraska State over the Labor Day weekend. Colby Crow exhibited two display boards in Agricultural Mechanics, an electrical and plumbing board that placed as Grand Champion in each class. Colby’s electrical board showed how to wire a light using 3-way and 4-way switches. His plumbing board displayed various pipes that are used to plumb houses and livestock facilities.
Michaela Schultis place blue in senior beef showmanship and also received a blue with her purebred Angus Cow. Jared Schultis place with a blue in sophomore beef showmanship and with his stocker feeder calf. Aubrey Schultis received blue ribbons for freshman beef showmanship and with her breeding heifer.
The freshman and eighth grade agricultural education classes displayed range boards that contained 15 desirable range plants that were identified by their common name, scientific name, forage value, season of growth, and live span. Receiving purples were: Mason Ward, Abigail Goosey, Nick Gifford, Garrett Neal, Aubrey Schultis, Rainah Holm, Josh Holm, Wyatt O’Brien, Kristina Miller, Alexx Starr, Hollianna Watson, Jade Paxton, Theresa Ascherl, Ethan Watson, Katelyn Powers, and Jency Starr. Receiving blues were Samantha Bryant and Megan Coffman.
How to Add the School Calendar to Your Smartphone or Device
McPherson County Schools has integrated to a Google-based calendar on our website and now you can add the calendar to your smartphone or smart device. Here are some helpful tips and instructions you can use to add the calendar. When you add the calendar, as soon as information is changed or added, your calendar on your device will change.
These instructions are designed to add the calendar to your existing calendar program that is preloaded on your Apple product.
iPad, iPhone, iPod Option
1. Click on SETTINGS, then MAIL, CONTACTS, and CALENDARS
2. Scroll down until you see, ADD ACCOUNT
3. Choose OTHER from the listed options.
4. Click on ADD SUBSCRIBED CALENDAR
5. Enter http://goo.gl/NgCnf0 and choose NEXT then SAVE.
Find the calendar on our website that you want to subscribe to.
Find the +Google Calendar image at the bottom right side of the calendar, and click the Link.
If you are not logged into your Google Account, you will be asked to log in.
The calendar will be added to your calendar list.
On your Android device that is synced to your Google Account, verify that Sync Calendars is selected in Settings.
More information can also be found by following http://www.google.com/sync/index.html for other devices.
MCPHERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS EXISTS TO PROVIDE THE NECESSARY EDUCATION TO ENSURE THAT ALL STUDENTS ACHIEVE READINESS FOR POST-SECONDARY EXCELLENCE TO BECOME RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS CAPABLE OF FUNCTIONING SUCCESSFULLY IN A CHANGING SOCIETY.
All students will pursue excellence by striving to do their personal best.
All students will strive to meet the expectations of each class and each activity.
All students will focus, refusing to be distracted or be a distraction.
All students will respect authority.
All students will practice skills until they reach mastery.
All students will demonstrate maturity that matches or exceeds their age.
All students will make attendance a priority in order to achieve excellence.
All teachers will focus on moving individual students toward their greatest potential.
All teachers will strive to see the whole student not just focus on their area.
All teachers will make themselves available to provide what each student needs for success.
All teachers will relate to students, parents and staff with genuine respect.
All teachers will differentiate their instruction to meet the individual needs of each student.
All teachers will pursue excellence by striving to do their personal best.
All teachers will collaborate with colleagues to provide engaging and relevant instruction.
All teachers will demonstrate lifelong learning through professional growth.