A total of 17 active members of the Poplar Bluff High School Future Farmers of America attended the annual Greenhand Motivational Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Three River College, during which students learned about opportunities within the national youth organization. Through interactive workshops and skits from state FFA officers, local members were encouraged to be positive role models, get involved, make sound choices and make a positive difference in their lives, school and community, according to a press release from the Missouri FFA Association.
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O’Neal Elementary School recently made 100 Christmas cards for Altrusa to circulate at the Northside Nutrition Center through the Meals on Wheels program, plus students created placemats for Altrusa’s annual Christmas party. Altrusa members [from left] are Ashley Robertson, Nila Keller, Shirley Davenport, Diana Clanahan, Gleta Gorman and Kathy Hadley, alongside O’Neal Principal Angie Rideout; students [from left] are Aaron Witcher, Mya Johnson, Bennett Allen, Kira Strouse, Zoey Vickery, Aiden Cheshire and D.J. Felty. The Poplar Bluff District Eight Altrusa has taken an interest in O’Neal since around Halloween, when the members volunteered to oversee the annual Pumpkinpalooza event and helped judge the contest. For Veterans Day, Altrusa assisted students in decorating a veterans wall designed to honor family membersJan 22,
Photo: High school science teacher Vic Clark demonstrates surface tension “magic,” to the amazement of students. POPLAR BLUFF - Parents were given the opportunity last week to learn about Techbooks that are being utilized by Poplar Bluff Junior and Senior High students as part of the digital transformation. An estimated 200 people participated in Family Night hosted by Discovery Education on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Poplar Bluff High School. Educators collaborated to demonstrate what a blended classroom looks like, combining hands-on activities with technology in the subjects of science and social students.Nov 12,