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About the Business Department

The Business department at Ponderosa High School is proud to offer a variety of Career and Technical Education courses. Students have the opportunity to receive college credit in 6 of our course offerings, including Accounting, Intro. to Business, Marketing and Intro. to PC Applications. In addition, there are certifications available to students in the IT class and Microsoft Office.  All course offerings provide real world skills that will transfer into post secondary education and workforce skills. In addition to providing a variety of courses, students have the opportunity to join FBLA or DECA. These academic organizations provide students the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge in a competitive environment. Students are able to have leadership opportunities, compete at a district, state and national level, with the chance to travel, network, and receive scholarships for college.
 

Students of the Month

Business Student of the Month
 

Congratulations Chase Battaia on being selected the January Student of the Month! Chase is an awesome person that is always willing to help someone out. He has taken Intro. to Business - BUS 115, Intro. to PC Applications- CIS 115 and received high mark grades working hard on all assignments and projects he was involved in. Chase has an amazing 100% attendance rate. In addition, he is involved in FBLA -Future Business Leaders of America, a business student organization. He will compete at the District FBLA Conference on February 7, 2018. We are honored to have Chase involved in the Business Department and glad he is our January Student of the Month.

Marketing Student of the Month
 

Henry Cox is our January student of the month in Marketing. Henry has been instrumental is helping students prepare for state and ensuring that the paperwork was submitted. He is always there to see how he can contribute to the greater good. Our club is better because of who he is and how hard he works for it. Congratulations Henry!

 

 

 

Business Staff

Matthew Chambless
Business Education Teacher/DECA
Dawn Hildenbrand
Business Education Teacher/FBLA
Courtney Tanguma
Department Chair/Business Education Teacher/DECA

Course Offerings

17-18 Business Course Descriptions

9th Grade

Business Law
Business Management
Introduction to Business
Introduction to PC Applications
Marketing I
Microsoft Office Applications
Multimedia I - Survey
Multimedia II - Desktop Publishing

10th Grade

Accounting Principles I
Business Law
Business Management
Introduction to Business
Introduction to PC Applications
MAR 155 - Social Media for Business
MAR 216 - Marketing II
Marketing I
Microsoft Office Applications
Multimedia I - Survey
Multimedia II - Desktop Publishing

11th Grade

Accounting I
Business Law
Business Management
DECA
Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Business
Introduction to PC Applications
MAR 155 - Social Media for Business
MAR 160 - Customer Service
MAR 216 - Marketing II
​MAR 235 - Consumer Behavior
Marketing I
Microsoft Office Applications
Multimedia I - Survey
Multimedia II - Desktop Publishing
School Store Manager
Sports Marketing

12th Grade

Accounting I
Business Law
Business Management
DECA
Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Business
Introduction to PC Applications
MAR 155 - Social Media for Business
MAR 160 - Customer Service
MAR 216 - Marketing II
​MAR 235 - Consumer Behavior
Marketing I
Multimedia I - Survey
Multimedia II - Desktop Publishing
Microsoft Office Applications
School Store Manager
Sports Marketing