Thanksgiving Break is Novemeber 20th to 24th. School will resume on Monday, November 27th.
We are excited to announce our Journlism Class is producing a weekly newspaper! To view the latest edition click here.
Cherokee FFA October Report
October was very busy for the Cherokee FFA chapter. Starting off on October 3rd, FFA members were recognized for participating in the Alfalfa County Farm Bureau Essay Contest, members were; Drake Williams (1st), Sarita Kephart(2nd), Gracie Leslie(3rd) in division I, Sydney Wyatt (1st) , and Beth Lancaster(2nd) in division II.
The Tulsa State Fair was a success, during the week of October 3-5 members were exhibiting their livestock and participating in events. Members attending and competing at the Tulsa State Fair included Drake Williams with Reserve Limousin steer, 3rd Overall Shorthorn steer, and apart of the Champion Intermediate Cattle Fitting Team, Blake Failes exhibited an 8th shrop wether and 9th place cross wether, Michael Shepard showed a crossbred wether. Jacob Mustard took two wether goats. We wrapped up the week on October 5th with the Jr. FFA livestock judging team, placing 13th overall.
On October 10 the Jr. sporting clays teams placed 2nd as well as qualifying for state. Members included, Kacie Eshelman, Treavor Green, Paden Porter, Damein Lobato, Ethan Meeks, Jade Jantzen, Damien Ramirez, Jacob Mustard, Chandler Colvin, and Kaden Harmon. They will compete at the state contest on November 15.
Cherokee FFA had two Opening and closing ceremonies teams this year, members included on blue team: Callista Allen, Kacie Eshelman, Gabi Solis, Moriah Leslie, Laynie Golden, and Macy Goodwin. On the gold team: Jade Jantzen, Sarita Kephart, Gracie Leslie, Nick Green, Taylor Reese, and Jadin Hall. The blue team brought home 4th place at the Fairview contest, along with Greenhand Quiz participants members including Nick Green, Callista Allen, Gabi Solis, and Jade Jantzen. At the Regional Contest in Ringwood our blue team brought home 5th place. Callista Allen, received 9th place, and Nick Green took home 5th place in the Greenhand Competition.
Moving on to October 15, our annual Blue and Gold sausage and meat sales came in and members worked diligently to deliver to their customers. It was a very long week but eventually we all got the sausage delivered!
Finally rounding off this very busy month of October, some of the Cherokee FFA officer team and members including Beth Lancaster, Drake williams, Callista Allen, and Ruston James, Moriah Leslie and Kacie Eshlemen all packed up to go to Indianapolis, Indiana on the 24-28, to attend the 90th National FFA Convention and Expo, but not before taking a pit stop in St. Louis Missouri to visit the St. Louis Arch in the heart of the city. 12 hours later they finally arrived in Indianapolis. During the week they attended the World's Toughest Rodeo, took a tour of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, went to Beasley's Orchard, and had the honor of supporting our member Grant Wilber as he competed for the National Swine Proficiency Award and earned his American FFA Degree, other American Degree recipients include Hunter Jordan and Cole DeWitt. They also had the opportunity to meet members from all across the nation and listen to great speakers, including Laila Ali.
The Cherokee FFA chapter went through a very busy month in October, but we can't wait to see what November will bring for our Chapter!
Your cherokee FFA reporter,
Cherokee Schools is excited to announce that we have an app and will be utilizing it to send out school notifications. The app is called SchoolWay and is free to download from the App Store and Google Play. SchoolWay also has a WebApp that can be accessed from any web-enabled device or computer.
The main page is called Cherokee High School and you will need to subscribe to that page in order to access all the channels. All of your child’s teachers have private pages set-up so they can send out class specific notifications to only the parents/guardians/students in that class. All pages can be found by entering a waycode number or by searching for the subject.
If you do not want to download the app and just want to receive text messages or emails that can be set-up from the web-app. You will still need to create an online account to set-up your preferences.