Pettisville FFA is helping with Fulton County Toys for Cheer. Bring new toys or cash donations to either Pettisville FFA or Ace Hardware on November 18th. Make Checks payable to either Pettisville FFA or Fulton County Christmas Cheer.
Junior Class Supper next Tuesday prior to Meet the Team Night!
Seventh graders have started giving team demonstrations in Mrs. Bacon's Family and Consumer Science class. On Friday, November 4th, two students demonstrated how to make homemade lemonade and chocolate covered strawberries.
The Girls Cross Country Team Took 4th Place at State Today. Congratulations to all members of the team and coaches. It is time to hang a new state banner in the gym.
These girls are State Bound! Fly like a bird! Good luck tomorrow!
Reminder: Katie Harris from Bowling Green will be presenting on financial aid and the FAFSA on Thursday, November 3rd from 6-7 in the theatre. She will discuss the FAFSA and various forms of aid.
Mrs. Wixom's and Mrs. Yeager's 3rd grade students, collected socks during the last week of October as part of Kid President's Socktober sock drive. This was a school wide effort! This project was initiated through discussion about how we can make a difference in the lives of others, even at 8 or 9 years old. Together, our Blackbird family collected 661 pairs of new socks! These will be donated to our Blackbird Pantry, where we will be able to distribute them to students and families in need.
Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Tuesday (11/1) and Thursday (11/3) evenings! A textbook/workbook sale will take place during conferences. These are past versions of items used in the elementary. All items are $1.00!
Practice ACT The Juniors are getting ready to take the practice ACT at Defiance College.
Girls Cross Country - Regional Runner Up
Elementary Costume Parade was held this afternoon!
The FCCLA Leadership Training event was awesome! It was held October 10 and 11 at Heartland Conference Retreat Center in Marengo, OH. Three Pettisville FCCLA Officers and one Evergreen FCCLA Officer along with their advisers and 300 other FCCLA Members from around the state attended the leadership training event. Students participated in team building events. They ran through an obstacle course as a team challenge, went on a night hike with the State FCCLA Officers, and engaged in leadership activities around the campfire. Each student also participated in the State Project Operation Gratitude where they wrote letters of appreciation to members of the military and law enforcement.
Some of the Junior High and High School students getting ready for PumpkinFest.
The Elementary held the second Character Assembly today. Responsibility was the featured trait! "I do what I need to do; I don’t make excuses." Our "Blackbirds Building Bridges" team consisting of Ms. Enderle, Mrs. Walker and Mrs. Herring led the assembly.
District I Soil Results - Our teams did well at the District I FFA Soil Judging Contests. Both the Ag and Urban teams placed 2nd in the district. The Urban team was lead by Matt Rupp, 3rd place in the district. The other two team scores came from Jessie McWatters - 8th place and Graeme Jacoby. Others on the team in the order they placed for us were: Felipe Chavez, Kiyah Williams, Brett Coopshaw and Jaton Roehl. The Rural team was lead by Kayla Wyse, 2nd in the district. the other two team scores came from Zach Morrison - 5th place and Mauricea Crouch - 7th place. Others on the team in the order they placed for us were: William Fenton - 10th place, Elias Rash and Tony Stuckey. Both teams have qualified for state competition on Oct. 8th in Baltimore, OH.
On September 22, 2016, thirty-six Pettisville students along with their adviser Mrs. Bacon and chaperones Eloisa Hernandez and Liz Miller attended the District FCCLA Fall Rally at Sauder Village. A total of 350 students and advisers from the Four County area were in attendance. Eleven district officers were initiated during the meeting. Four of the new district officers are seniors at Pettisville High School. FCCLA members learned about family life during the 1800's and early 1900's. Everyone toured the cider mill. It was a great educational experience for everyone.
Picnic at the Park
The Pettisville 3rd graders attended the Fulton Co. Ag Fest, held at the Fulton Co. Fairgrounds, and put on by the Fulton Co. Soil and Water Conservation department. Students attended various Ag stations, including: small animals, honeybees, dairy, goats, pigs, turkeys, safety, alpacas, and the Canfield cabin.
The Elementary kicked off their Character Program this morning with an assembly on RESPECT! The theme for this year is BRIDGES. The first assembly featured a revision of the story: "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" by Mr. Hoops!
More pictures from the Toledo Art Museum.