Peabody-Burns High School FFA chapter members will host several events next week as part of National FFA Week.
On Monday, students will serve biscuits and gravy from 6 to 9 a.m. in the high school cafeteria. The kick-off breakfast is open to FFA members, their parents, FFA alumni, members of the board of education, and school staff members.
On Tuesday, members of the local chapter will serve an appreciation luncheon of mountain oysters and hamburgers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Invited guests are FFA members and parents, FFA alumni, members of the board of education, and school staff.
The meal will be served in the agriculture and shop classroom in the Brown Building.
Also on Tuesday, the chapter will host a state officer workshop, with the time and place to be announced.
The popular Ag Olympics will be Feb. 22, during 7th and 8th hours (about 1:45 to 3:30 p.m.) in different parts of the agricultural education complex in the Brown Building.
Ag Olympics teams will be made up of four students from FCCLA, FCA, Hot Rod Club, Business Professionals of America, and other school clubs. Staff members also are encouraged to form teams for the competition. The public is invited to attend.
FFA members will host a chili taste-off and labor auction Thursday evening in the agricultural education area. The events are open to the public.
The chili taste-off begins at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Peabody and Burns cooks are invited to bring their best pot of chili to share. The top two contestants will receive a prize.
The labor auction will follow. Peabody-Burns FFA members will offer their skills and services to the highest bidder.
For more information, contact FFA adviser Ty LaRue at PBHS, (620) 983-2196.