West Stanly FFA members teach students during Ag Day

Millingport School announces its first quarter honor of the 2019-20 school year as follows: Grade 3 Lydia Barnes, Lane Benoy, Bentley Cheatham, Luke Faile, Sofie … Read more | Add your comment The West Stanly High School FFA students hosted fifth graders from Stanfield and Oakboro STEM schools as a part of Agriculture Day. The elementary students were divided into groups of about eight and rotated through 10 agriculture stations. Eighth-grade students from West Stanly Middle School toured in the afternoon. Each of the stations featured different aspects of agriculture: forestry, natural resources, soil, poultry, cattle, equine, farm equipment (a hay stacker and a cotton picker), swine, small ruminants (sheep and goats) and leadership/FFA. Coley Whitley teaches students about the spindles on a John Deere cotton picker during Ag Day at West Stanly High School. “We want to educate the students about agriculture first and foremost,” said senior Cristina Sells, the president of the school’s FFA group. West Stanly’s FFA group is comprised of 25 students. FFA stands for Future Farmers of America, which was the group’s original name until it was changed to National FAA Organizati...

Your Complete Guide to July 2019 Events in Seattle – Things to Do

Whether July makes you think of hot dogs and fireworks, air-conditioned movie theaters, outdoor concerts and performances, or ice-cold beers, you’ll find tons of things to do this month that will allow you to soak up that coveted Seattle sunshine (or stay cool) now that summer is in full effect. As we do every month, we’ve compiled the biggest events you need to know about in every genre, from the Ballard SeafoodFest to the Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival, from Ali Wong to Beck with Cage the Elephant, from Seafair festivals to moon landing anniversary events, and from Fourth of July events to Bastille Day parties. If all of that isn’t enough, you can also look ahead to the rest of this year’s big events, see our list of cheap & easy year-round events, visit our outside calendar, or check out our complete Things To Do calendar. Found something you like and don’t want to forget about it later? Click “Save Event” on any of the linked events below to add it to your own private list. 1870934m1 For even more outdoor Shakespeare (in addition to Wooden O productions), check out plein-air performances by GreenStage: full-length stagings of ...