According to the Princeton Review , the number one major for college students is…BUSINESS! Courses in the Business Education Department will give students the opportunity to prepare for any college major and for a successful career. Students may take foundations courses in Computer Applications and Business & Personal Finance. Students may also take courses that will earn college credit in Accounting and Marketing. Additionally, students can challenge themselves with the rigor of AP Economics. Students have the chance to develop leadership skills in the two co-curricular students associations affiliated with these programs FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and DECA (an Association of Marketing Students). These national organizations enhance what is learned in the classroom by providing students the opportunity to participate in community service activities, competitive events and travel around the country to leadership conferences.
Courses in the Family & Consumer Sciences Department explore a wide range of topics for students of all ability levels and interests, preparing them for the workforce and college majors with focus in the areas of Culinary Arts and Family. Students have the opportunity to develop culinary skills in the kitchen from a practical and science lab perspective. Students develop their sense of self through courses like Relationships & Child Development. Students interested in careers in education are encouraged to apply for the Teacher Cadet program. Completion of Foods & Nutrition and Relationships satisfy the school district Health requirement for graduation. Students have the chance to develop leadership skills in the co-curricular student association affiliated with this department— FCCLA (Family, Community and Career Leaders of America). This national organization will enhance learning in the classroom by allowing students the opportunity to participate in community service activities, competitive events and travel to leadership conferences.