Students recognize, evaluate, and prepare for a rapidly evolving global business environment that requires flexibility and adaptability.
Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and to make a successful transition to the workforce and/or postsecondary education.
Students analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health, safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace.
Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies.
Students develop a foundation in the economical, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of business to become competent consumers, employees, and entrepreneurs.
Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communications, and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment
Black or blue pen.
Handouts, periodicals, Internet, and other materials as identified by the instructor will be used throughout the course of this class.
Microsoft Office Suite will be used to complete projects and assignments for the course.
Class Rules and Procedures
Arrive on time and be in your seat at the beginning of class.
Be prepared and follow class procedures.
Be respectful of classmates and the teacher.
Follow the rules published in the Student Handbook.
Absolutely no food or drinks allowed in class.
Computer screens are to be left as is. Do not change the background, no screensavers.
Do not download any programs or software, pictures or games.
1st - Warning and student conference.
2nd - Conference and phone call to parent.
3rd - Office referral to assistant principal.
Flagrant violation of district or school policies will result in student being sent to the assistant principal immediately.
A conduct grade of "U" will be awarded along with a zero for the assignment, test, or project if a student is found involved in academic dishonesty.
An orderly classroom in which maximum learning can occur.
Verbal praise from teacher.
Positive comments on progress report and report card.
Grades will be calculated every nine weeks with progress reports at 3 weeks. The distribution is as follows:
Daily Work/Quizzes 40%
Semester Exam - 20% of final semester average
Weeks 1-2: Introduction
Weeks 3-11: MS Word
Sorting and Calculating
Customizing Tables and Creating charts
Merging form documents, directories, mailing labels, and envelopes
Formatting columns and sections
Formatting graphics and text boxes
Working with long documents
Creating forms and working with web documents
Creating indexes, tables of contents, figures, and authorities
Weeks 12-16: MS Access
Modifying table design
Relationships in tables and queries
Advanced form features
Advanced queries and filters
Advanced report features
Importing and exporting data
Creating macros and switchboards
Working with web features
Using management tools
Weeks 17-18: Review and Exams
Weeks 1-9: MS Excel
Applying advanced formats to worksheets and charts
Filtering and extracting data
Working with analysis tools and pivot tables
Creating macros and menus
Importing and exporting
Using templates and protection
Working with multiple worksheets and workbooks
Working with shared workbooks
Using outlines, subtotals, and grouping
Weeks 10-16: MS PowerPoint
Using advanced text features
Creating tables and charts
Working with visual and sound objects
Importing and exporting information
Using advanced presentation features
Weeks 17-18: Review and Exams
News and Events
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Graduation Announcement Delivery Day - Aud. - both lunches
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Cap & Gown Delivery Day - Aud. - both lunches
Football Strength Show, 4-10 pm, Spec Gym
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
STAAR Testing (Alg. I)
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
STAAR Testing (Biology)
Thursday, May 7, 2015
STAAR Testing (US History)
Friday, May 15, 2015
Powder Puff Football Game, 5:30 pm, CHS Football Field
Monday, May 18, 2015
Spring Sports Ceremonies, beginning at 5:30 pm in the Library, Auditorium & Cafeteria