The Business and Technology curriculum is dedicated to preparing
students for the business world of today and tomorrow. The course
selections will be continuously updated to provide the latest in
advances in the field while building a firm business foundation based on
best practices and experiences. Toward that end, course content may be
expected to change from year to year, and course offerings may alter as
business and computer education evolve.
Business courses will foster collaboration and an understanding of our
diverse world. Students will be expected to apply business and
communication skills and knowledge, and develop critical thinking, and
problem solving. These courses allow students to begin to build a
business knowledge foundation and to discuss the strategies behind
today's interactive marketplace.
Business students are eligible to participate in DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)
Massachusetts) a national association of business students. Students
compete in three levels of competition against high school students from
around the country. Competitions consist of role plays, presentations
Technology and Computer courses allow students to keep their technology
skills current, while expanding their knowledge of our technological
world. From the user side of computers to software programming to
hardware design, students are able to move their skills forward in the
direction that best fits their needs and learning style.
See our Program of Studies and our Staff Directory/Websites to learn more.
Common Core for Technical Subjects
Technology and 21st Century Skills (Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21)
Accoriding to the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) listed
below are Twenty-First Century Skill and Student Outcomes. 21st century
student outcomes are the skills, knowledge and expertise students
should master to succeed in work and life in the 21st century.
1. Core Subjects (the 3 Rs) and 21st Century Themes
2. Learning and Innovation Skills
3. Information, Media and Technology Skills
4. Life and Career Skills