We are proud of our students here at FWHS. We recognize those who study hard and do their best. They have done an exceptionally good job and deserve to be bragged about!
FFA Members Place in Livestock Shows
Many of our FFA students entered livestock at the Pima County Show. Congratulations to all for a great job!!
Alli Pierce placed 2nd (blue ribbon) in her market class, and was on hold to be called back for the final drive. During showmanship, Alli received 3rd overall for the senior novice division. She sold her animal for $6.75 per pound.
Kayla O'Connor placed 5th (blue ribbon) in her market class. She sold her pig for $5.75 per pound.
Dustin Swedelsen placed 3rd (blue ribbon) in his market class. After selling his pig for $5.75 per pound, the buyers donated the pig back to our program!
Jasmin Cooper placed 6th (blue ribbon) in her market class. She sold her pig for $5.75 per pound.
Dierdre Dimmick placed 1st (blue ribbon) in her market class, and was called back to compete in the final drive for Grand Champion. During showmanship, Dierdre won Reserve Grand Champion Senior Novice. She sold her goat for $5.00 per pound.
Kolby Lane placed 5th (red ribbon) in his market class. He sold his steer for only $2.75 per pound.
Eddie Barwick placed 4th (blue ribbon) in his market class. He sold his lamb for $3.30 per pound.
Students Participate in Sky Camp
Thirty-five Flowing Wells advanced science students participated in the first ever Sky Camp and inquiry trip at the University of Arizona Stewart Observatory on Mt. Lemmon from April 17 - April 20, 2013. During the four-day, three-night trip, students worked in small groups designing, implementing, analyzing, and disseminating research findings from experiments they performed with U of A graduate student guidance. In addition to their inquiry projects, students interacted with astronomers, used various telescopes for astronomical viewing, and participated in multiple science-related talks and discussions over the four days. This trip and the students who participated set an extremely high bar and standards for the rest of southern Arizona. Keep working and learning!
Design Students Help Make Quilts
The beginning and advanced design students worked with the "Quilting Bee" ladies of the Desert Hills Lutheran Church of Green Valley to create quilt tops. The students pieced the tops, and the ladies will quilt them. The quilts are donated to local charities that they support, including Youth On Their Own.
Southern Arizona Player of the Year
Southern Arizona selected Lyndsay Leikem as the Southern Arizona Player of the Year. Congratulations, Lyndsay!
MESA Team Finishes Well at State Competition
The MESA team recently competed at the state competition, placing 4th in the roller coaster category and 8th overall out of 23 teams. Congratulations team!
Three Students Take Home Gold Medals
Sierra Ozemok, Kassandra Ruiz, Amanda Real, and Maria Vazquez represented Flowing Wells High School at FCCLA spring conference in the fashion construction and recycle/redesign competitions. Amanda Real was a gold medal winner and national contender in the Recycle/Redesign category. Maria Vazquez and Sierra Ozemok were gold medal winners and national contenders for the fashion construction category. Amanda, Maria, and Sierra will go on to compete at Nationals in July.
Zoo Club Members Volunteer at the Zoo
Members of the Flowing Wells Zoo Club assembled pinatas for the elephants at Reid Park Zoo in honor of Punga's sixth birthday. It was a fun day for all! For more information, please read the full article on the Tucson News website.
Courtney Shelton Earns Girl Scouts Gold Award
Courtney Shelton was recently awarded the Girl Scouts Gold Award. Shelton earned the award with her "Self-Esteem Community Project." For more information, please read the full article on the Tucson News website. For further details about Courtney's project, please view the Girl Scouts news article. Congratulations Courtney!
Flowing Wells dance students perform their version of the Harlem Shake.