Center Middle School Offering Principles of Agriculture Course to 8th Grade Students 2020-2021 School Year

July 29, 2020 - Center Middle School is excited to announce that we will be offering Principles of Agricultural to our 8th grade students for the upcoming school year. This class is a prerequisite class for any student that plans on taking Agricultural classes in high school. Examples of these classes would include Welding, Small Animal Management, Vet Med, and Floral Design.

Course Description:

  • Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources is a course designed to enhance the understanding of the agricultural industry.  This hands-on, interactive introductory course provides students with opportunities to learn basic knowledge and skills in many facets of the Agriculture industry: plant and animal systems, food production, mechanical systems, entrepreneurship, leadership, and environmental sciences.
  • Additionally, students will learn about the FFA Organization and opportunities for supervised agriculture work experiences and FFA participation. This course serves as a high school CTE credit.

Some advantages of taking this class in middle school:

  • You will receive high school credit
  • By taking this course in middle school you will be able to go further in your area of specialization and possibly receive certifications in those areas.

If you are interested in taking this course please call the middle school main office at (936) 598-5619. These classes will fill up quickly. We will assign students on a first come first serve basis.

Thank you,
Jake Henson
Principal Center Middle School