Student wins $1000.00 from National FFA

Alyssa H. first year member of the Pankow FFA won $1000.00 from the national FFA to start a butterfly and pollinator business. She hopes to raise different butterflies, develop instruction and children’s activity books. She will sell the butterflies and books to neighbors, and anyone interested in helping to preserve our pollinators.

Alyssa hopes to pursue a career related to pollinators, producing, educating the public, and promoting their survival to the public. Congratulations Alyssa on a job well done.

Students Earn Honors in FFA

On April 15, 2014 48 FFA members competed at MSU in Floriculture and Greenhouse Competitions. Each competition included plant and flower identification, a written exam, and a practical.  Five students became certified student florists, and 32 students recieved a gold or silver medals.

Atwood Second Graders to visit Pankow

This coming Tuesday May 25, 2010 Atwood second graders will visit Pankow and visit several of the programs. They will get to pet a baby goat, make butter, listen to their heartbeat, and others. Students are working hard planning for this activity.  The day will follow the activities will be patterned after the Farm Bureaus Project Red. We have the following activities planned. 

  1. Animals -Goats, Corn, Baby Lamb, Bunny
  2. Chicks, Wolcott Mill
  3. Greenhouse tour, students make seed necklace
  4. Butter – Students make butter
  5. Bumble Bees, students get a honey stick
  6. Criminal justice Students get fingerprinted and card to go home
  7. Child Care – Craft Project
  8. TV  – Students do an interview
  9. Culinary – Cookies and milk, students get got milk sticker
  10. Health Occupations – Students listen to heart
  11. Visual Imaging – Computer Activity
  12. Auto – Engines, tractors.