Grades: Grades close on 11/4. I will have your grades updated by Monday. If there are any issues with your grade after Monday, send me an email (with the assignment in question attached). Grades for Job Interview and the FFA units are still being calculated. I will post them to Power School when I have them.
Field Clothes: As the seasons change, be sure you bring in some clothes to keep warm in the field.
Beardsley Zoo CDC: Interested in learning more about what happens at a Zoo? Do you like to educate others about animals? Apply for the Conservation Discovery Core at Beardsley Zoo. Their open house is coming up. Talk to Ian in the Junior class about his experience in the program.
Cheshire Land Trust: See Mrs. Rose if you are interested in recruiting this Saturday.
Bulb Orders: Bulb orders are in. Pick them up from Mrs. Brangi in the Ag Office before 10:30 am. Check that your orders are correct.
Environmental Science CDE: Join the Google Classroom for resources (Code:38sjmdn). Our next meeting is 11/15. See team captain Zach Blum for more information.
Hayride: Hay Ride and Apple Picking at Blue Hills Orchard in Wallingford on November 3rd, 2:30 - 4pm. See Mrs. Dal Zin for more details and a permission slip.
National FFA Convention: Nick Moran (Freshmen Essay Contest Winner) and Kailee Puzzo (Sophomore Essay Contest Winner) attended the National FFA Convention last week. Check out the video below.
Halloween Costume Contest: If you come to school dressed in your halloween costume on Monday, be sure to have your picture taken by Mr. Santiago (upstairs) to enter in the costume contest. Remember, no masks.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest: Decorate a pumpkin at home and bring it into school to compete for a prize! If you plan on participating in this contest, sign up on the easel in the Ag Lobby by 10/28.
IMAGE Training: This is a workshop open to upperclassmen (Sophomore, Junior, Senior). Please let me know if you are interested in being the Wildlife Biology representative. Essentially you must have interested in developing your leadership abilities and a desire to be involved in our FFA chapter. There will be a form to fill out for participants identifying that they understand it costs our FFA chapter $26 for each person we send. Any students that back out of the training will be responsible for reimbursing that $26. All students who attend will be paid for (yay FFA dues).
Environmental Events of Interest
October 29th Owl-o-ween Raptor Rehabilitation Event
November 2nd UConn Career Night for Agricultural, Environmental, & Health Careers
November 5th Maple Syrup Producers Association meeting- free tickets
February 19 -24th Camp Oswegatchie Winter Outdoor Survival Camp: It is open to the children of any active duty, reservist, or retired military personnel, between ages 14 – 18.
Various Dates Southwest Conservation District Newsletter
Various Dates Connecticut's State Museum of Natural History Fall Program Guide
These updates are intended for current parents and students in the Wildlife Biology class at LHHS.