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Double parked, no problem

Students drive tractors to school


March 11, 2021


H-M-S High School teacher Jim Thomas' antique Ford tractor is dwarfed by its larger Case IH counterpart last week on Drive Your Tractor To School Day.

Plenty of parking spots were needed to accomodate 10 tractors March 3 at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School.

The H-M-S FFA Chapter hosted Drive Your Tractor To School Day, inviting students to cruise to class in their favorite farming equipment. A variety of models were on display in a multitude of sizes and colors. High school teacher Jim Thomas even got in on the fun and particpated with his antique Ford tractor, which was the smallest machine on display in the parking lot.

Marked by many rural high schools across the Midwest, Drive Your Tractor To School Day is typically held to mark th...

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