FFA Retire Senior Officers

TJ Svoboda, Sports Editor
May 19, 2015

On April 29, the FFA held their annual banquet to show their accomplishments and to introduce their teams that they will be taking to the national FFA convention held in Louisville Kentucky. The FFA will be sending three teams in hope to bring back another national championship including Nursery, Flori... Read more »

NHS, FFA hold their annual toy drive to benefit Miami County families


Matthew Parodi, Editor-in-Chief
December 16, 2014

National Honor Society and Future Farmers of America, better known as NHS and FFA, held their annual Toys for Tots Toy Drive this quarter, ending last Friday, Dec. 12. The drive collected a carload of new, unwrapped toys with the purpose of providing a holiday season full of joy for children whose families... Read more »

FFA attends national conference, comes home with more titles

Jacob Benne, Staff Writer
November 11, 2014

The Future Farmers of America went to FFA Nationals in Louisville, Ky. from Oct. 28 to Oct. 31. The members of the Louisburg FFA National team placed very well in a tough competition. The Food Science team took 7th place. They were joined by the Nursery and Landscape team which also took 7th place. The... Read more »

New FFA members inducted as Greenhands during late night meeting


Ashley Ruder, Feature Editor
March 10, 2014

This week, FFA members got together for the annual FFA and induction meetings. During the meeting the ceremony for the “Greenhands” was held where all freshmen officially became FFA members. It was followed by Fear Factor and finishing out the night with election results. “Overall the meeting went... Read more »

State officers hailing from Louisburg present to KSDE


Tanner Myers, Sports Editor
January 23, 2014

On Wed., Jan, 15, student representatives traveled to Topeka for CTSO Citizenship day. CTSO stands for Career and Technical Student Organizations and of ones found at LHS includes TSA (Technology Students Association), DECA and FFA among others. The two students representing Louisburg at Citizenship... Read more »

FFA returns from national convention


Ashley Ruder, Feature Editor
November 13, 2013

Last week Louisburg FFA traveled to Louisville, Kentucky for the annual FFA National Convention. This year, Louisburg took three teams and they represented Louisburg well, with the Floriculture team placing eighth, the Agriculture Mechanics team placing thirteenth and the Vet Science getting into the... Read more »

FFA members prepare for national convention

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Ashley Ruder, Feature Editor
October 4, 2013

On Oct. 29, FFA members will be traveling to Louisville, Kentucky for the National FFA Convention. Taylor Cannon, senior, Jack Niebrugge, senior, Brandy Feehan, senior, and Sara Guettermen, junior, will be on the vet science team that will represent Louisburg FFA in the national convention. Along with... Read more »

4H and FFA Students participate in State Fair


Ashley Ruder, Staff Writer
September 14, 2012

Over 350,000 people are going to be in Hutchison, Kansas this weekend…why? Because people are celebrating the 100th Kansas State fair. The fair started in 1873, when a group of business men met and put together a Reno County Agricultural Society. On Sept. 23 and 24, the first state fair took place... Read more »

Louisburg goes green for Spring Tent Event


Connor Philgreen, Section Editor
April 13, 2012

Bright sunlight, fresh cut grass and a big shady tent provided the perfect atmosphere for the first annual Spring Tent Event hosted by the LEO club and FFA. Whether it was making a birdfeeder with toilet paper rolls and peanut butter, or selecting some fresh flowers and sweet honey, the event had something... Read more »

Donkeys + Basketball = An Exotic Game

Donkey Basketball

Alex Cook, Staff Writer
February 24, 2012

Watching someone ride a donkey while playing basketball is a rare occasion, but this Sunday, Feb. 26, everyone will have that opportunity. The FFA is sponsoring Donkey Basketball at the West Gym starting at 2 PM. Players must be sitting on the donkey in order to score. This may seem simple; but there... Read more »

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