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National FFA Week at WP 2/21/22

Feb 21, 2022

Monday 2/21/22:  -The kids will wear their chapter T-Shirts.  -We have a district welding competition this day so 13 boys will be gone: Trace Bley, Colby Hoskovec, Wyatt McDaniel, Wyatt Muths, Aidan Kennicutt, Justin Warembourg, Grant Walker, Derik Kennicutt, Cody Holmes, Hunter Miner, Garrett Hanna, Sean Manley, and Trey McCrumb. -We will also have Community Ag Speakers coming in to talk to . . .

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WP Greenhouse Open for 2021

May 7, 2021

Staff, Students, and Patrons:   W-P FFA Greenhouse is OPEN for Sales!   The W-P Greenhouse is OPEN after school until 5:30 pm CLOSED Sat, May 15 pm MT for W-P Graduation OPEN Sun, May 16th pm 1:30 to 4:30 pm

Sandoval wins Creed Speaking Event

Feb 4, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS!!! to Mandy Sandoval. She placed 1st and received 1st Purple in Creed Speaking at NCTA in Curtis, Nebraska on February 3, 2021. Creed Speaking is a FFA Leadership Skills Speaking Event. Mandy is state-bound and she will compete in preliminary state rounds on Thursday, March 25th. Good Luck, Mandy!

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FFA Greenhouse Selling Plants

May 7, 2020

Need a Mother's Day present? The W-P FFA Greenhouse has beautiful vegetables and flowers for sale! The greenhouse will not be open to the public. The PLANT SELECTION FORM is attached. HERE'S HOW YOU CAN ORDER PLANTS: Email rgaston@wpbroncos.net or thayes@wpbroncos.net OR send us a personal message via Facebook OR call Mr. Gaston at the high school, 394-5700 between 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. We will take your order and set a pick-up time for you. Our pickup times are 8:00 am, 12 noon, and 4 pm. We do ask that . . .

FFA Teams State Convention Bound

Feb 13, 2020

Wauneta-Palisade FFA competed at a District CDE on Wednesday, January 12, 2020. The Broncos had a very good day! Nursery and Landscape - DISTRICT CHAMPIONS!!! (Ben Anderjaska, Tucker Boos, Austen Rozelle, Braxton McKinney) 1st Place Purple and STATE BOUND!! Veterinary Science Team #1 (Cord Lee, Michaela Dukes, Faith Burton, Zoey Boos) 2nd Place Blue and STATE BOUND!! Ag Biotechnology Team (Cali Cox, Chloe Stehno, Allen Ramirez, and Kyle Jutten) 2nd Place Blue and STATE BOUND!! Veterinary Science Team #2 (Aidan . . .

FFA teams headed to State

Feb 7, 2019

The Wauneta-Palisade FFA Chapter will send two teams to Lincoln to the State Convention. Both Wauneta-Palisade's Vet Science Team and Nursery and Landscapes team earned a trip to State Convention, which will be April 3-5, 2019.  The Nursery and Landscapes team, made up of Braxton McKinney, Ben Anderjaska, Tucker Boos, and Austen Rozelle, earned 2nd place at District Competition.  The Vet Science team, whose members are Zoey Boos, Faith Burton, Michaela Dukes and Cord Lee, earned first place at districts, with all . . .

WP Students Qualify for 2017 State FFA Convention

Feb 23, 2017

The following WP FFA teams have qualified for the State Convention in April 2017:    Ag Mechanics Team Dakota Ingold Daniel Christensen Peyton Sramek Tommy Bley   Farm Management Team Dakota Ingold Shanel Barnard Angel Hinojosa Ben Anderjaska

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Order FFA Jackets by October 14

Oct 11, 2016

Friday, October 14th, FFA Jackets will be ordered. Men's Jacket,Tie, and P&H = $70.00. Women's Jacket, Scarf, and P&H = $68.00. This a pre-pay program and a jacket will be ordered when the W-P FFA Chapter receives the check. W-P FFA Chapter will continue to order Jackets or accessories each week. Custom sizing is available at a slightly higher price. First FFA contest is November 9th.  

WP FFA Celebrates Greenhouse Progress

Sep 23, 2016

Rod Keiser of Hay Bale Banners, LLC has generously donated to the W-P FFA Chapter a hay bale banner to celebrate the on-going success of the W-P Greenhouse Fund. Our own Taylor Hiett, Rod's employee, designed the banner and Rod Keiser also supplied the solar light. Special thanks to Derek Sandman for donating the hay bale. On the north side of the Wauneta Attendance Center, the Hay Bale Banner will be all lit up for tonight's football game against Arapahoe. This is also the site of our greenhouse. . . .

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FFA Students to EDGE on September 28

Sep 21, 2016

FFA students will be attending EDGE in Curtis at NCTA on September 28. The bus will be leaving the school in Wauneta at 6:00 am mt/7:00 am ct. They should be back to the school in Wauneta at approximately 3:00 mt/4:00 ct.    

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WP Chosen for Monsanto's Grow Rural Education Grant

Sep 20, 2016

Wauneta-Palisade FFA has  been chosen to receive an @AmericasFarmers Grow Rural Education grant this year. We couldn’t have done it without our amazing staff, students and the farmers who nominated us! #GrowRuralEd We’re making big plans for enhancements to our math and science programs, thanks to the @AmericasFarmers Grow Rural Education grant we’ll be receiving. This year we will be able to put up a 24’ x 48’ greenhouse on a concrete floor with the proper drainage and connect the . . .

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FFA to Husker Harvest Days

Sep 7, 2016

The FFA will be traveling to Grand Island on Wednesday, September 14 to attend Husker Harvest Days. The bus will be leaving the school in Wauneta at 4:00 am mt/5:00 am ct. They should be returning at approximately 3:00 mt/4:00 ct. If you have any questions, please contact Rod Gaston at the school.   FFA to GI on September 14

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2016 FFA Banquet

Apr 25, 2016

The WP FFA Chapter held their annual banquet on Thursday, April 21. There was a tremendous turnout of about 120 people in attendance. Joe, Billy, and Logan grilled hotdogs and hamburgers for the meal, followed by numerous awards recognizing the great things that happened in the chapter this year. Next year's chapter officers were announced: President Greg Gaston, Vice President Regan Skow, Secretary Logan Fischer, Treasurer Angel Hinojosa, Reporter Jayden Ingold, Sentinel Seth Straub, and Officer at Large Michael Lovell. The night . . .

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Greenhouse Grant Update

Apr 25, 2016

The Monsanto grant "Keep Rural Schools Growing" for $10,000 was completed and entered. Thank you to the 22 farmer nominations we received. Besides the grant writing, this is an important part of the grant process to show need. The results will be announced in August.  Thank you to Farm Credit Servies for the $2000 grant we received April 29. We applied for the FCS America "Working Here Fund" this winter, and just received notice of winning.  We were not so lucky in the other two grants we applied . . .

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Grow our Greenhouse Fund progress

Apr 25, 2016

The Wauneta-Palisade FFA Grow Our Greenhouse Fund stands at $3150 from contributions, as of our annual banquet on April 21. Thank you very much! We are now only $1850 short of our goal of $5000. Once we reach that $5000 goal, we have an additional pledge of $2500. At that time, we can order the greenhouse!

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FFA Banquet

Apr 13, 2016

The Wauneta-Palisade FFA Chapter is hoping their annual banquet on April 21 at the gym in Wauneta. The meal starts at 5:30pm MT, and is followed by awards and "A Look Through the Year" slideshow. The labor auction will follow at 7pm MT. All are invited to attend! Junior high members are encouraged to attend.  Freshmen and senior members should please bring a dessert, and sophomores and junior members should please bring a salad.

Cleanest Car Contest for FFA Week

Feb 23, 2016

On Day One of celebrating National FFA week, the Ingold sisters win the Cleanest Vehicle Contest! Mr. Gaston presents Jayden and Dakota with a Powerade and a bag of assorted candy. Way to go girls!

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FFA Selling Fruit Online

Feb 19, 2016

If enjoyed the 4 Seasons products this year sold by the FFA students, or if you liked them in the past and did not have the opportunity to purchase any this year, now is your chance to enjoy more! By using the link below, place your order through the online store and deliveries will come straight to you. Orders may only be made between February 19 and February 29. Now is the time to reorder the item you liked or a chance to try something new! Go to http://shop.4sns.com/ and enter the student ID for our chapter: 33028. 

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FFA Week February 22-26, 2016

Feb 19, 2016

The Wauneta-Palisade FFA Chapter will be recognizing National FFA Week on February 22-26. The week's activities will include: Monday: Cleanest Vehicle Contest (Judging will be done in the parking lot.) Tuesday: Teacher Appreciation Day Wednesday: Dress up for your favorite ag career. (Must be school appropriate.) Thursday: 5th-6th grade poster juding: "What does FFA mean to you?" Friday: Buy an FFA stick for $1, place it on your hat, and you can wear your hat in school! 

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FFA Career Development Contest Results

Feb 15, 2016

On February 10, 26 students and 3 adults attended the FFA Career Development Events in Curtis at NCTA.    Results for WP students are as follows:    4th Place (White Ribbon) Farm Business Management Team--Qualified for State Convention Individuals: Angel Hinojosa( Red Ribbon, 7th Place), Paxton Gleason (Red Ribbon, 10th Place), Logan Fischer (Red Ribbon, 14th Place), and Michael Lovell.   4th . . .

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FFA State Degree Interviews

Feb 3, 2016

FFA State Degree Interviews that were scheduled for Wednesday, February 3 have been rescheduled for Thursday, February 4 in McCook. The following WP students will be interviewing for their state degree in McCook: Billy Straub, Dakota Borchard, Cameo Rector, Colby Cox, Ellie Lee, Joe Sramek, and Tryssta Duvel. They will check into 1st Period and leave at 8:00MT.  Missy Duvel will be driving them to McCook.  If all goes as scheduled, they should be back to Wauneta by lunch time.  

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FFA Leadership Skills Event Results

Jan 13, 2016

Congratulations to the FFA members who competed in the Leadership Skills Events last Wednesday at NCTA, Curtis, NE: Stephanie Acosta Rodriguez, Reagan Skow, Emily Day, Jeimy Martinez, JoAnna Lawler, and Randii Reikofski. With her 2nd Purple, Reagan Skow qualified for the State FFA Convention this April in Lincoln, NE!  

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FFA Speaking Contest at Ogallala

Nov 18, 2015

The W-P FFA will be traveling to Ogallala on Thursday, November 19 to take part in a Leadership Skills Speaking Contest. The following students will be attending. Jeimy Martinez - FFA Creed Speaking, Reagan Skow- Public Speaking, Randii Reikofski - Public Speaking, JoAnna Lawler - Public Speaking. The bus will be leaving the school in Wauneta at 11:00 mt/12:00 ct.

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WP Vet Tech Team at National FFA

Oct 23, 2015

The Wauneta-Palisade FFA Vet Tech team--Cameo Rector, Ellie Lee, Lesley Towery and Nicole Strand--will be competing at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky this week. They leave Tuesday evening, October 27 and return on Sunday, November 1. Good luck, girls! 

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FFA District Competition Results

Feb 17, 2015

Livestock Management Team 1st place, purple ribbons in Beef, Swine, Dairy, Poultry, and a blue ribbon in Sheep.  Team members include Nicole Strand, Lesley Towery, Tryssta Duvel, Ellie Lee, Billy Straub, and Joe Sramek. Junior Livestock Management Team was 8th out of 15 teams, blue ribbons in Beef and Dairy. Team members include Tyle Davis, Reagan Skow, Jayden Ingold, Matthew Knotts, Cody Barrett, and Cash Yearous Agronomy was 8th out of 17 teams, Logan Fischer was 10th overall. Team members include Logan Fischer, Michael . . .