Progressive Agriculture Safety Days

On Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12, 2017, the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Brookville was the site of the Progressive Agriculture Safety Days.  Nearly 400 second grade students from elementary schools in Jefferson County attended this learning experience.  Schools included Brookville, Brockway, Punxsutawney, Punxsutawney Christian School and Ss. Cosmas and Damian Catholic School. 

On each of these days, students heard presentations and participated in activities related to various safety topics at 15 different stations staffed by volunteers.  Presentations included Safety around Animals, Dog Safety, 911, Disaster Preparedness, Electric Safety, Hidden Hazards, Gun Safety, Bullying Bingo, Hearing Safety, Water Safety, Poisonous Plants and Smoking Education.  Thanks to the many sponsors, all students received a t-shirt and a brightly colored hats.

Grace Pesselato, JCCD, taught students
about Water Safety.
A proper fitting life jacket is important!
Students learned how to identify Poison Ivy and other plants.
Students were excited to learn at each station.
Students learned about Disaster Preparedness from Don Musgrave.
Megan Whitlatch taught students about Poisonous Plants.
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Megan Whitlatch, Grace Pesselato and Melissa Buck attended from the District.
Loretta Shepler taught students about "Hidden Hazards" around the farm.
Smokey Bear gave out hugs at lunchtime.
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