Barnwarming is coming up and the candidates have been chosen. This year the candidates for each class are: Senior — Ella Johnson & Cooper Murphy Junior — Maci Johnson & Carver Crawford Sophomore — Rylee Anderson & Kolt Neptune Freshmen — Charley Peniston & Connor Peery
A portion of the FFA winning mud volleyball team presented the Grand River YMCA with a $1,200 check to go towards the Backpack Buddies Program.
Sophomore FFA member, Harlee Beck, was named the Grand Champion Lamb Challenge winner at this years Aksarben Stock Show in Grand Island, NE. Harlee was also the individual winner in the interview and sponsor letters areas.
This year's Building Trades house has walls and is expected to have rafters up in the next few weeks.
The Hospitality and Tourism Management & ProStart Program joined Mr. Dustin Rennells, owner of The Parlor for a Knife Skills Demonstration hosted at CHS by Mrs. Jody Henderson.
Students from the GRTS Welding program assisted Chillicothe Middle School Industrial Arts students this week on learning the basics to begin welding. The CMS Industrial Arts class is taught by Mrs. Brook Kreatz.
Chillicothe EMS & Fire stopped by GRTS to share their equipment and knowledge in the health services field with our Health Science Technology classes. Thank you for taking the time to share with our students!
The GRTS Entrepreneurship classes successfully sold cotton candy and nachos at the Chautauqua this year. Students went through an abbreviated process of owning a business, including understanding risk and reward, selling, pricing, promoting, and the power of pivoting when things go wrong!
Students from the AET class assisted the Business class with getting their new TVs up & running. These TVs are used daily for presenting instructional information to students.
Ella Johnson & Emma Thompson attended training at the University of Missouri in Columbia for Agriculture Education on the Move. Agriculture Education on the Move is a 10-week hands-on education program delivered by trained, diverse, and passionate educators. The program identifies key classroom objectives and meets standards primarily in the areas of science, math, reading, and writing.
The Trap Team participated in their first shoot of the season at the Area II Trapshoot on Saturday, Sept. 10th. There were 8 squads representing Chillicothe FFA at this shoot. Harlee Beck was named Top Lady shooter with a score of 42 out of 50, and six individuals placed in the top 10. Chillicothe A squad placed 1st with 213 out of 250, and the AA squad placed 3rd with a 211.
Members promoted agriculture by again holding the Children's Barnyard at this years Chautauqua in the Park. Students brought their own animals to educate the public and youth in our community about each species and what products each provide or are used for. They also handed out 200 mini first aid kits with emergency numbers to families that attended.
There was no doubt after our annual mud volleyball tournament that all ages like to play in the mud! This year there were 27 teams that participated, The chapter matched funds with the pit sponsors to donate $1200 for Back Pack Buddies YMCA.
We had a great 2022-23 Kick-off!! Thanks to all who came out and a special congratulations to the winning scavenger hunt team. Check your emails early next week for sign up information and our plans for the year!
Students have been busy getting settled in to their programs and classes here at GRTS. We cannot wait to see what else this year has in store!
GRTS instructors and administrators had a blast at the Chillicothe FFA Mud Volleyball!🏐
𝘗𝘰𝘴𝘵-𝘏𝘪𝘨𝘩 𝘴𝘵𝘶𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘮𝘦𝘵 𝘵𝘰𝘥𝘢𝘺 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘵 𝘎𝘙𝘛𝘚.
The Missouri State Fair Reserve Grand Champion Barrow honor went to Connor Keithley of Chillicothe. He is the son of Chad and Betsy Keithley and is a member of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter. Connor’s barrow weighs 264 pounds. On Aug. 20, Connor will sell their barrows in one of the 16 lots offered in the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions. Proceeds from the annual sale benefit both the winning exhibitors and the Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture (YIA) Scholarship Program, administered by the Missouri State Fair Foundation.
FBLA officers hold beginning of the year planning meeting with their GRTS Advisers.
The Missouri State Fair Reserve Grand Champion market goat went to Rylee Anderson of Chillicothe. She is the daughter of Brad and Lori Anderson and is a member of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter. Rylee’s goat weighed 88 pounds. On Saturday, Aug. 20, Rylee will sell her goat in one of 16 lots offered in the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions. Proceeds from the annual sale benefit both the winning exhibitors and the Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture (YIA) Scholarship Program, administered by the Missouri State Fair Foundation.