Ag’s Florida State Fair Results

Breanna Thornton placed second in showmanship with her heifer anew received a 2nd place red ribbon.

Caleb Nelson showed 4 commercial Rhode Island Red hens and received 1st place blue ribbons for each of them.

Our Horse Judging team placed 35th in the state; Trinity Bessinger, Kalyn Jackson, Hanna Strickland and Bailey Swanson. Hanna was 61st high individual (out of 250 individuals).

Our Livestock Judging team placed  51st in the state; Kandace Ladd, Ryan Yates, Austin Benenati, and Breanna Thornton.

Our Poultry Judging Team placed  18th in the state; Chris Anderson, David Dorman, Caleb Nelson, and Nolan Gilmore. David Dorman was 45th high individual and Chris Anderson was 47th high individual (out of 130 students competing). This team will go on to compete at the State Poultry Judging Contest in April at the University of Florida!

FFA Week – February 18-25

Tuesday 2/21 – Orange you glad we have Ag Day – wear orange to support Agriculture

Wednesday 2/22 – Camouflage day (NO OVERALLS!)

Thursday 2/23 – Thank a Farmer-Dress like a Farmer Day (NO OVERALLS!) / Ag Olympics Games and Fun@ @ 2:30-4:40 on the back Practice Field by the outside basketball courts

Friday 2/24 – National Wear Blue and Gold Day /Chicken BBQ Lunch and Dinners Served! Pick up your orders at the Teacher’s Lunch Room in the Cafeteria. Lunch 10:45-12:00, or 5:00-7:00 dinner

Flu Letter

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Scholars Institute Heading to UF on 3/15

The Scholars Institute is happy to announce our final College Exploration tour of the 2016-2017 school year: The University of Florida!

We will be traveling to UF on March 15th and the cost is just $15.  If you are interested in touring the campus and learning more about what the University of Florida has to offer their Future Gators, please stop in to Guidance to pick up a registration/permission form.

If you have questions, please stop in to see Mrs. Cook or Mrs. Parada.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Indoor Guard Places 3rd

The Auburndale High School Indoor Guard placed third this past weekend in their class at their FFCC event! These students have been working hard and are consistently getting better each time they take the floor.

Please congratulate:

Alondra Aguilar, Rochelle Aguilar, Lyndsey Brown, Abigayle Beale, Shelbi Bennett, Near Jaroenwai, Annakatherine Jones, Ali Juarez, Payge Lundy, Taylor Murphy, Serena Rousch, Emily Watkins, Autumn Gates, Isabella Molin, Sierra Sosa, Sierra Thompson, and Whitney McKnight.

Their next event will be at Lake Region this Saturday at 8:50am and then University High School at 12:19pm.

Chorus Receives Accolades

Congratulations to the following students who all received a superior rating at District Vocal Solo and Ensemble:  Destiny Summerall, Rodeline Santana, Kaitlyn Dodson, Makiah Locke, Indriana Dalmont, Breionna Thompson, Victoria Bursey, Raymona Louis, Shayla Smith, Kristen Napier, Joevantae Cobb, Justin DosSantos, Junior Pierre, Benito Capetillo, Jervarse Smith, Matthew McLure, Ashley Pless, Karlie Rasor, Malorie Griesmer, Tamara Powell, Brittney Tobitt, Jenica Louis, Tyara Thrift, Shunell Brenor and Kenysha Johnson.  They will be moving on to State Vocal Solo and Ensemble in April.

Debate Team Moves On

On Saturday, February 4, AHS Debate Club representatives James Edouard and Brainard Suttles competed at the Florida Forensic League’s regional tournament. They were the only Polk County team in atteandance. We are proud to announce that the two have advanced to compete in the Novice State championships in Miami in April. They were accompanied by debate coach Mrs. White.  Go James and Brainard!


HOSA Helps out at Ronald McDonald House

HOSA’s (Future Health Professionals) Officers spent the day at Ronald McDonald House in St. Petersburg cooking and serving a taco meal and doing chores for some parents.