The Springport Agriscience Program and FFA Chapter was chartered in 1940 and has been growing since. The program curriculum is intra-curricular, combining classroom and laboratory instruction with leadership training, and work experience.The projects listed that are a part of the agriscience program fulfill the FFA's mission of "learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, and living to serve."

Please also visit our FFA Chapter web page hosted by our AET account: http://www.springport.theaet.com/, or Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/springport.ffa

2018-2019 Springport FFA Calendar of Events:

October

3

FFA Meeting, SST

12

Broiler Contest Entries Due

15

Region 2 Discussion Meet, Milan, 6pm

21

National Convention Homework Day, 1 pm

23-26

National FFA Convention - Indianapolis, Indiana

29

Broiler Weight Date

12 & 16

Bee Pollinator Program

November

1

FFA Broiler Contest, Fowlerville, MI

2

FFA Barn Dance, 7-10pm

6

FFA Meeting

7

Greenhand Initiation, 7:00 pm, Cafe

8-9

Fall Leadership Conferences in Lansing

13

AFNR Career Night, 6-8 pm

14

Chicken Processing

15

Chicken Dinner Assembly

December

3

Due to the State FFA Office: SpeakAg, Regional Grant & Star Candidate Applications (includes star battery and state degree application)

1

Alumni Harvest Hootenanny

5

FFA Meeting

31

Lambing Internship (thru Jan. 6)

January 2019

9

FFA Meeting

10

STATE APPS DUE – Please bring the following to the Scoring:  State FFA Degree Applications, Outstanding Junior Apps, State Officer Applications, Delegate and Courtesy Corps Certification Form, Talent Practice Session Applications, and State FFA Band & Choir Applications

11

1st Semester Point System Reward Trip (Top 10 & Top 5 Freshmen GPAs) - District 5

18

The following items are due to the State FFA Office:

National Chapter Award Applications Form I and II and POA - STATE AGRISCIENCE FAIR DUE ONLINE

27

Pre-District Critique Night, 5pm

31

DISTRICT LEADERSHIP CONTEST, JACC, 3:00 pm

February

1

The following items are due to the State FFA Office: Academic Excellence Apps, BOMC Apps

6

FFA Meeting, SST

7

State FFA Officer Interviews - Regional Level @ Sand Creek HS, 6pm


13

Regional Leadership Contest @ Saline 3:30pm

15-17

State FFA Officer Interviews - State Level

15

State Convention Registrations are due

18-22

National FFA Week

March 2019

3

Pre-State Critique Night, 6-8 pm

5

FFA Meeting

6-8

State FFA Convention, MSU

20

Labor Auction, 7:00 pm, Cafeteria

24

Horse Judging

25

Gardens on the Go Kick-off (seed in greenhouse) (Ag Skills Reg. Due)

28

8th Grade Recruitment

28

Alumni SAE Grants DUE

28

Chapter Officer & STAR Apps. Due

April

7

FFA Chapter Officer Interviews, 4 pm

8

FFA Meeting *Elections*

12

State FFA Agricultural Skills Contest, Michigan State University

14

Region 2 Officer Interviews, 1:00 pm, SHS

16

Lamb Sale & LST Apps. Due, 5:30 pm

16

Fair Meeting, 7:00 pm

18

Adopt-a-Highway

23

Project RED, Jackson Fair

22

Fair Forms due to Mrs. Merrill

28-29

Region II Camp, Kimball Camp, Reading, MI

May

1

FFA Meeting

3

Hamlin Township Trail Building 4:30-7pm

10

Chapter Banquet, 6:00 pm, Cafeteria

15

The following items are due to the State FFA Office: American Degree Applications, Proficiency State Winner's Applications, National Chapter Applications, National Band, National Chorus and National Talent Applications

25

Springport FFA Sheep Showcase

26

Charlotte FFA Hog Showcase

June

3

FFA Meeting

7

2nd Semester Point System Reward Trip (Top 10 & Top 5 Freshmen GPAs) - Kayaking

24-30

WLC Conference

July

6-13

Eaton County Fair Week

11

Livestock Judging Contest

18

Dairy Judging & Showmanship Contest

22-31

Costa Rica Trip (Tentative Date)

31-8/1

State Leadership Conference for Regional Officers (SLCRO)

 


Springport FFA Chapter Accomplishments:

    Models of Innovation National Finalist 2015 in Chapter Development

    Models of Innovation National Finalist 2010 in Chapter Development and Community Development

    Models of Innovation National Finalist 2009 in Student Development and Community Development

    #1 Chapter in Michigan for 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2016, 2017 with Gold State Ratings every year in National Chapter since 1998


* VIDEO Link - 2015 National Finals in the Novice Parliamentary Procedure Contest - Chapter Conduct of Meetings

Springport Agriscience Program, 300 W. Main St., Springport MI 49284
Phone: (517)857-3475, Fax: (517)857-3251, Email: megan.merrill@springportschools.net
Instructors: Megan Merrill and Pat Henne