House schools host FFA contests for District IV

Blake Moon On Jan. 18, House schools hosted Junior High Leadership contests for District IV participants. Contests included the opening/closing ceremonies as well as junior high prepared speaking contest. The opening and closing ceremonies team consists of seven members who repeat the FFA opening and closing ceremonies. The Prepared Speaking Contest requires an individual to [...]

House FFA students top Ag Sales contest

Special to QCS House FFA members Wyatt Bishop, Kayleigh Fury, Summer Huizar and Trenton Lee won first place in recently the State Ag Sales Team Competition. This group went in and competed as seventh-graders and won first place. I’m so proud of these students. Unfortunately, they are too young to compete at nationals this year. [...]

House FFA students use their brains at competition

Blake Moon On Feb. 11, the House FFA left for an exciting trip to the Noodle Making Lunch Club. The NMLC is a thrilling get together in which everyone is taught the basics in noodle making. OK, it wasn’t really the Noodle Making Lunch Club. The NMLC actually stands for New Mexico Leadership Conference, and [...]

FFA students compete for state spots

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FFA kids prove sharper than their herd

Baxter Black My hat is off to parents who have a job in town but insist on raising their kids in a “rural lifestyle.” Fifty or so thousand young people were at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis last year. I would bet at least 3.4 of them come from rural lifestyle families.The relationship between [...]

House FFA student competes in national agriscience fair

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Jordan Runyan of Tucumcari recently competed in the National FFA Agriscience Fair. Runyan was awarded with a bronze pin in honor of the project titled “Magnetism’s Effect on Plant Growth.” Runyan was successful at the state level before moving onto the national fair. All 580 participants received their gold, silver, or bronze pins and were [...]

Press release: Rep. Roch meets with Tucumcari FFA members

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE – State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-67, met this morning in Santa Fe with members of the Tucumcari FFA chapter. “FFA programs have a long history of preparing students for leadership roles,” said Roch, “and I was pleased to meet with these future leaders during their visit to the State Capitol.” [...]

Tucumcari wins FFA Sweepstakes

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QCS Staff y QCS STAFFTucumcari’s FFA Chapter brought home the State Championship Horticultural Sweepstakes Award – its fifth consecutive win. “No other chapter in our state has won it more than three times consecutively except us,” said FFA Advisor Glenda Sours. “Sweepstakes is figured on the average highest percentages achieved by your top five teams [...]

08-30-08: Calendar

Today: 9 a.m., Logan FFA Chili Roast, near the Logan Carwash.

Births, Diabetes newsletter, FAA Leader: Brandon Sours

Newsletter for diabetics… The Quay County Extension service is developing its own newsletter geared to Quay County families who have family member with diabetes. “Living Well with Diabetes” will be published four times a year. This is a free newsletter. The first issue will come out this month. To receive your copy from the extension [...]