FFA programs host Third-Grade Field Day
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Northwest ISD FFA programs host Third-Grade Field Day event
Posted on 11/17/2021
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Students were caught horsin' around during day one of Third-Grade Field Day at the NISD Kelly W. Box Agricultural Science Center!

The three-day event provides third-grade students from across the district the opportunity to visit the agricultural center and learn about various aspects of agricultural science. 

Students petting a horse

Each Future Farmers of America (FFA) program representing the district’s three comprehensive high schools — Byron Nelson, Northwest and V.R. Eaton — hosts a day and leads their feeder pattern schools around the facilities.

Students learning about sheet and goats.

Students move by class through nine different stations, learning about agricultural topics including small animal wildlifeoutdoor recreation and safetyequine
, horticulture and entomologysheep and goats, Texas cropsbeef cattle and swine. 

Kelley Box Center

Northwest ISD’s FFA program has been hosting Third Grade Field Day for the past 23 years.

Eaton FFA students

For additional pictures, please visit the district’s Flickr page