BCHS FFA Celebrates National FFA Week
The National FFA Organization (formerly known as the Future Farmers of America) celebrated National FFA Week February 18 - 25 2017. The Buckingham High School and Middle School Chapters are among 7,859 chapters in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Click on the link below for photo and more info.
Link to FFA Week 2017 Information
Buckingham CTE Students Compete in SkillsUSA Carpentry Competition
Buckingham CTE Carpentry students competed in the SkillsUSA Virginia District 2 carpentry competition at Powhatan Highschool on Feb 18th. Trey Litchford placed 3rd and Chandler Sexton placed 4th in the competition.
Competitors had to build a miniature house per the plans provided. They had to build two full walls one with a rough door opening and the other with a rough window opening, a third half wall and two rows of rafters, and then assemble everything. The students also had to cut a stair stringer per plans out of plywood. All of this had to be completed in a four-hour window of time.
Buckingham CTE Students Compete in SkillsUSA Welding Competition
Welding Sculpture: Christian Fitzgerald placed 1st with Fletcher Bowles placing 2nd. Welding: James Wood finished 1st, Steven Vencil 4th, Rajheem Holman 5th, Donnie Johnson 6th, Brian Ragland 7th and Jamir Davis 8th.
During the week of February 13th, 2017 Welding 2&3 students from the Buckingham CTE Center competed in the SkillsUSA District 2 Welding Fabrication, Welding and Welding Sculpture competitions held at Buckingham CTE, Richmond Technical Center and Goochland High School respectively. SkillsUSA is a national organization that allows students to develop and demonstrate personal, workplace and technical skills with the overall goal of improving the quality of America's skilled workforce.
Welding Fabrication: the team of Jacob Costello, Jeremy Call and Donnie Johnson placed 1st, the team of Brian Ragland, Rajheem Holman, and Jamir Davis finished 2nd and the team of Steven Vencil, Fletcher Bowles and Dakota Swanson finished 3rd.
Costello, Call, Johnson, Wood, Fitzgerald and Bowles will move on to compete in the 53rd Annual SkillsUSA Virginia Leadership Conference and Championships April 28-29th, 2017in Fredericksburg, VA.
BCHS SCA and FFA Strawberry Sale
The BCHS SCA and FFA are selling Fresh Florida Strawberries during the month of February. The delivery date will be the week of March 13th. Available by the flat, half flat, and quart, these strawberries are perfect for berry lovers, jelly makers, and those looking for a touch of summer before the end of winter. The prices are listed below. Please contact Mary Stearrett (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Casey Davis (email@example.com) with questions or to place your orders.
$24 per flat
$12 per half flat
$4 per quart
Buckingham County Public Schools Now on WeatherBug
Buckingham County Public Schools now has its own community on the WeatherBug mobile app. Get forecasts and alerts as well as viewing calendar events and news. Click the link below to see more information and for instructions on how to join.
WeatherBug Mobile Information
2016 - 2017 Discount Cards Now Available
Click the link below to to see details about available discounts and purchasing information.
2016 - 2017 Discount Card Information