October 31st – November 4th

Congratulations to the following students who are now Microsoft Certified!

Microsoft Word 2013 Specialists:

        Dane Alley                                     Trent Bradford

   Cameron Barrios                        Jackson Flack

   McCade Curby                              Majid Kadur

Cameron Lester                           Jack Plato

      Nathan Heckman                        Braden Hoskovac

Christian Olson


GMETRIX MODULES 7, 8 and 9 are due on Friday, November 11th.


Monday – Happy Halloween: The Pursuit of “Happy”ness – Movie

Tuesday – Business Ownership and Franchises: Listing of Franchises – Business Ownership and Operations (reading a chart) – Video (10 most expensive fast food franchises) – Assignment: Franchise OR Business Opportunity (Venn Diagram and Paragraph) – GMETRIX

Wednesday – Management Levels and Styles: Bellringer: Soft Skills Target: Communication: Accepting Awards – What does it mean to be a Manager? Duties and responsibilities of management – PowerPoint and Guided Notes – Careers (Job Positions and Duties relative to management)

Management Levels/Styles

Thursday – Organizational Charts: Soft Skills Target: Character: Word Examples and their Meanings – Organizational Charts and Activities – 4th Block will go to Fine Arts to view “Elephant’s Graveyard”

Friday – Management Styles and Functions: Soft Skills Target: Communication: Eliminate these Words from your LIFE – Restaurant Simulation – Block Style Business Letters – Chamber of Commerce – GMETRIX

October 24th – 28th

Congratulations to the following students who are now Microsoft Certified!

2013 Microsoft Word Specialists:

Dane Alley

Cameron Barrios

McCade Curby

Cameron Lester

Jack Plato

Nathan Heckman

Braden Hoskovac

Christian Olson


GMETRIX Modules 7, 8 and 9 are due on Friday, November 11th


 

Monday: Business Ownership – Bellringer: Soft Skills Lesson, Target: Character – Finish our Business Letterhead creation and Gallery Walk, Better Than Butter Popcorn Corporation Exercise (Stockholders, Board of Directors, Management), Global Operations Handout, GMETRIX

Tuesday: Business Ownership – Bellringer: Soft Skills Lesson, Target: Communication – Paddle Boards review for Ownership (you may use your Graphic Organizers), Groups of 4 – Sweet Opportunities Clients – Students will choose which form of business ownership is most appropriate and why – Group presentation to class

Wednesday: Restaurant Simulation – Bellringer: Soft Skills Lesson, Target: Character – Press Releases – Restaurant Packets: Restaurant Proposal Memo, Logo, Letterhead, Help Wanted Ad, Employee Memo, Press Release and Grand Opening Celebration Flyer

Thursday – Franchises – Bellringer: Soft Skills Lesson, Target: Communication – Franchise graphic organizer and notes – PowerPoint – Research fast growing franchises – Costs associated, GMETRIX

Friday: Franchises – Choosing a Franchise Handout – Students will choose two franchises for possible purchase and management – GMETRIX

October 17th – 21st

Congratulations to the following students who are now Microsoft Certified.

These students finished all prep work and modules and were able to sit for the Microsoft Exam last week.

Microsoft Word Specialists

Nathan Heckman

Braden Hoskovac

Cameron Lester

Christian Olson

Jack Plato


Monday: Forms of Business Ownership – Update all journal prompts (6, 7, and 8) – Unit 3 Vocabulary and GMETRIX

Tuesday: Forms of Business Ownership – Because of the PSAT, this is the final day to work on GMETRIX for the modules that are due on Wednesday, October 19th. – Communications Activity for Emails in a business environment

Wednesday: Forms of Business Ownership –  PSAT and SENIOR SUMMIT TODAY DURING A.M. – 1st and 2nd block classes will not meet. 4th Block will work on GMETRIX – Shark Tank (Royalties)

Thursday: Forms of Business Ownership – Corporations – PowerPoint and Notes for our Graphic Organizers – Ownership Factors Handout – S Corporations, C Corporations and Limited Liability Corporations.

Friday: Restaurant Simulation – Press Releases – Chick Fil A and Coca Cola Business Studies – Letterhead Creation and Grand Opening Celebration Flyer

October 10th – 14th

Your TOPIC PRESENTATIONS have been great! Thank you so much for dressing in Business Casual. You all look very professional and I appreciate your efforts!


Microsoft Certification: Core Test 1 Training, Core Test 2 Training and Core Test 3 Training are due on Wednesday, October 19th


Unit 2 Assessment on Tuesday, October 11th covers: Leadership, Motivation, Presentations/Public Speaking, Vision/Mission Statements and Business Concepts


Monday: Review for Assessment and Business Ownership – Bellringer: Journal Prompt #8, Topic Presentations (5), I will share your LOGOS with you today since they are complete – Be sure to thank Carey Ward and his classes for their creativity on our LOGOS, We will review for our assessment tomorrow and set up a Graphic Organizer to use as we begin Unit 3 and Forms of Business Ownership.

Tuesday: Unit 2 Assessment –  Covers: 5 Practices of Exemplary Leadership (PP on this BLOG), Presentations and Public Speaking (PP on this BLOG), Vision and Mission Statements (notes in your folder) and Business Concepts (Guided notes in your folder and PP on BLOG) – STUDY, STUDY, STUDY! After the test, you will begin working on Unit 3 vocabulary terms that will due on Friday of this week.

Wednesday: Forms of Business Ownership – Sole Proprietorships –  Bellringer: Pair/Share Activity on Global Operations (Handout), Topic Presentations (5), PowerPoint for Sole Proprietorships and Guided Notes, Remaining class time should be spent on Unit 3 vocabulary or GMETRIX

Sole Proprietorship PowerPoint

Thursday: Forms of Business Ownership – Partnerships – Bellringer: 15 minutes to work on Unit 3 vocabulary, Remaining Topic Presentations, PowerPoint and Guided Notes on Partnerships in Business, We will add LOGOS to our Help Wanted Posters, Grand Opening Flyers and print in COLOR! GMETRIX if any time is left in class.

Business Partnerships PowerPoint

Friday: Restaurant Simulation – Press Releases – What is a Press Release? Why do companies use Press Releases? Lecture and reference on the internet, Press Release creation, Business vocabulary due today, Restaurant Packets: At this point, you should have the following: Restaurant Proposal Memo (corrected), Logo (raw and graphic designed), Letterhead, Help Wanted Ad, Employee Welcome Memo, Grand Opening Celebration Flyer and your first Press Release.