FFA Crops Team Wins 28th State Title

The Southmont FFA senior crops judging teams placed 1st, 2nd, and 6th at the State Crops Contest at Purdue on Saturday December 9, 2017 giving the school its 28th state title in crops judging.  There were 48 teams and 179 individuals in the contest.  The first place team members were David C., Emily T., Holly S., and Josie B.  The 2nd place team members were Erin W., Caleb S., Hannah I., and Bernice C. Lauren T., Quincy M., and Lilli M.made up the 6th place team.

Student Illness on the Rise in Montgomery County

Southmont Schools are not immune from what is an increasing percentage of students falling ill this season.  In particular, we are seeing an increase in the number of gastroenteritis cases.  While sometimes called the stomach flu, gastroenteritis (or GI) isn't the same as influenza.  Real flu (influenza) affects only your respiratory system (nose, throat and lungs).  GI, on the other hand, attacks your intestines, causing signs and symptoms such as: