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Iowa Corn Growers Association Corn Quiz Bowl

The Iowa Corn Growers Association sponsors a Corn Quiz Bowl each year for FFA chapters to participate in at the District FFA Convention. This event requires FFA members to think fast and answer a...

 

Lydia Flinders Places Third

One of the first speaking events that many freshmen FFA members compete in is the FFA Creed Speaking event. South O'Brien FFA member, Lydia Flinders, was the chapter's representative for the event...

 
 By Submitted    News    May 7, 2020

South O'Brien FFA Conduct of Meetings Team places 1st

by Grant Wagner South O'Brien FFA Reporter The South O'Brien FFA Conduct of Meetings Team placed 1st and received a Gold rating at the Northeast Sub-District FFA Contest held in Milford. The team...

 

Mars Competes In FFA Event

South O'Brien FFA member, Eric Mars, competed in the Extemporaneous Public Speaking Leadership Development Event at the NE Sub-District Contest hosted by the Okoboji FFA Chapter. During this event,...

 

FFA Competition Award

Proficiency awards are based on a member's Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE). They recognize individual skills and career-based competencies developed through multiple years of participation...

 
 By Submitted    News    March 26, 2020

Sub-District FFA Public Speaking Contest

By Grant Wagner South O'Brien FFA Chapter Reporter South O'Brien senior FFA member, Emily Chicoine, competed in the NE Sub-District FFA Public Speaking LDE (Leadership Development Event) on February...

 
 By Submitted    News    March 19, 2020

Looking Back on FFA Week

By Shara Wallin South O'Brien celebrated FFA week from February 24 to February 28 with 93 members and Golden Owl finalist, Mr. Kumm, leading the pack. They started off the week with flipping burgers...

 
 By Submitted    News    March 12, 2020

South O'Brien FFA Chapter Places First at Spencer Chamber Of Commerce Ag Outlook

South O'Brien Chapter officers represented the chapter at the Spencer Chamber of Commerce Ag Outlook. Each year the Ag Outlook Committee requests that chapters submit a detailed summary of activities...

 
 By Submitted    News    March 12, 2020

District FFA Officer Interviews

by Grant Wagner South O'Brien FFA Reporter On February 1st, South O'Brien FFA members, Eric Mars and Abby Boardman interviewed in hopes of being balloted for a Northwest District officer spot. The...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 20, 2020

Primghar Council Looks To Repurpose Airport Property

The Primghar Airport has been a source of discussion for many years. Only 3 pilots use it...only 2 pilots use it. Now it's down to 1 plane in the hangar. The runway needs resurfacing. The lights need...

 
 By Submitted    News    February 13, 2020

National FFA Week Starts Feb. 24-28

By Claire Sells and Kaidee Weber FFA Event Calendar: Monday, Feb. 24 FFA grills burgers for the junior high and high school Tuesday, Feb. 25 Teacher's Breakfast FFA T-shirt Day Wednesday, Feb. 26 FFA...

 
 By Submitted    News    February 13, 2020

Paulsen Competes In National Welding Competition

by Grant Wagner South O'Brien FFA Reporter On January 30th, South O'Brien senior and FFA member, Austin Paulsen, competed in a national welding competition that took place at the Missouri Welding Inst...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 6, 2020

South O'Brien Teacher Recognized With Golden Owl Award

Eric Kumm, Ag Science and Industrial Technology instructor at South O'Brien High School for 25 years finally received the credit he has earned. On Wednesday January 29, 2020 Kumm was surprised during...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    January 30, 2020

Golden Owl Presentation At South O'Brien

Eric Kumm, Ag Science and Industrial Technology instructor at South O'Brien High School for 25 years finally received the credit he has earned. On Wednesday January 29, 2020 Kumm was surprised during...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    December 26, 2019

Merry and Bright

Santa came to visit Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons December 17 & 18. Over the course of the day he visited with about 20 children. He heard about the good things they do, and about what they...

 
 By Submitted    News    December 26, 2019

FFA Fruit Sales and Officer Elections

By Alex Presthus and Tristan Wilson The FFA fruit sales campaign is held each fall at South O'Brien to raise money for the South O'Brien FFA chapter. According to Mr. Kumm, the sales were successful...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 28, 2019

South O'Brien FFA Members Attend Greenhand Fire-Up

By Angela Nyunt Each year, Northwest district and Iowa FFA officers plan Greenhand Fire-Up for members in the Northwest district. This year, the conference was held at Northwestern College in Orange...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 14, 2019

Annual FFA Fruit Sales Fundraiser

Annual FFA Fruit Sales Fundraiser By Kylie Swanson and Arianna Frerk The South O'Brien FFA's annual fruit sales fundraiser has come to an end. Mr. Kumm, FFA chapter advisor, says, "It is our biggest f...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 7, 2019

South O'Brien Soils Team Advances to Nationals

By Angela Nyunt On October 12, four juniors of the South O'Brien FFA Chapter competed at the State Soil Judging Contest in Ames, Iowa. The Reserve State Champion team was made up of Kaeley Einck, Ange...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 24, 2019

NW District FFA Soils Evaluation

Dordt University recently hosted the NW District FFA Soils Evaluation Career Development Event at their new Agriculture Stewardship Building and Research Farm. 19 teams and 74 individuals competed...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 17, 2019

FFA Fruit, Cheese and Sausage Sales Campaign

The South O'Brien FFA Chapter is conducting its annual Fruit, Cheese and Sausage sales campaign. The funds raised are used by the chapter to conduct chapter activities throughout the year, which...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 17, 2019

South O'Brien FFA

The South O'Brien Demonstration Team of Lydia Hustedt, Tony Sells, Willa Sickelka and Grace Fuhrman earned Grand Champion honors at the Clay County Fair. The chapter has five bee hives, so this...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 17, 2019

A Fresh Look for the East Gym

By Kenna Bauer, Jaden Bobzien, and Emilee Arrick The east gym at South O'Brien High School recently got a facelift. Although renovating the east gym has been a topic of discussion for some time, Mr....

 
 By Submitted    News    October 17, 2019

State FFA Officers Visit North Campus

By Sarah Gnade and Claire Sells Two of Iowa's State FFA officers visited South O'Brien on October 1. Vice President Noel Bockmann and Secretary Natalie Jefson were invited by Mr. Kumm for students in...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 3, 2019

Clay County Fair Livestock Judging

By Angela Nyunt, South O'Brien FFA Reporter On September 14, 8 members of the South O'Brien FFA Chapter participated in the Clay County Fair Livestock Judging contest in Spencer, Iowa. This event...

 

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