|Farmwell Keyboarding Department|
Students learn how to keyboard without looking at their fingers using the touch method in this one semester course. New skills are strengthened and speed is increased throughout the semester when students use a word processing program to create reports, personal and business letters, journals, and charts. Students are also exposed to spreadsheet, database, drawing, and painting programs which enhance creative and problem-solving skills learned in other classes.
Additionally, he is the sponsor of one of Farmwell's largest clubs: The Young Entrepreneurs: It's ALL Business. With over 94 members, this is an after school club which introduces various business concepts, such as starting a business, stock market tracking, advertising, product/services development, among others, at an appropriate middle school level. It is open to all students (6th-8th).
The YEC will meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month (weather depending).
Meeting/Topic Schedule (Tentative)
Intro Meeting: October 2nd, CLAB1, 3:30-4:15pm
First Meeting: Oct. 16th, CLAB1, 3:30-4:15pm, Interviewing for a Company, Formation/Naming of companies (Challenge.....)
Nov. 6th, CLAB 1, 3:30-4:15, Young Entrepreneurs Banner Competition, T-Shirt Order Form
Nov. 20th, CLAB 1, 3:30-4:15, Young Entrepreneurs Banner Finalization, winner selection. T-Shirt Order Forms Due!!!
Dec. 4th, CLAB 1, 3:30-4:15, Vote on Young Entrepreneurs Banner, FINAL T-SHIRT ORDER FORMS DUE--NO EXCEPTIONS!!!! Start Stock Market Discussion
Dec. 18th, Companies will select stocks for competition!!
Jan. 1., No School No meeting.
Jan. 15th, T-shirt distribution. Stock market competition--stock selection.!!
Feb. 5th, Stock market competition (ongoing)
Feb. 19th, Cancelled due to snow day.
March Meetings (NOTE there are 3):
Mar. 5th, Stock market competition (ongoing), Charity selection for fundraiser
Mar. 12th, Fundraiser volunteer signup, "Undercover Boss" episode.
Mar. 19th, Stock Market competition, Show schedule/responsibilities, "Undercover Boss" episode.
Mar. 20, 21, 22, Fundraiser at the Farmwell Play, "Beauty and the Beast." Stay tuned for volunteer schedule.
Young Entrepreneurs Show Volunteer Form: Form
Business Club Meeting Agenda/Flyer: Flyer
Last year's Links and information.
Here is a link for the pictures and check presentation. Congrats to all who volunteered and staffed the show!!!