Business and Finance Dept
Welcome Students and Parents!
|Department Philosophy. Business & Finance Technology Education provides students with practical guidelines needed to manage their personal and professional lives. Business & Finance Technology courses challenge learners to develop creative thinking skills and to become independent learners.|
|Students apply business knowledge and technical skills with activities requiring analysis, synthesis, and evaluation which prepare them to become responsible citizens who are capable of making astute economic decisions.|
|Students learn to become knowledgeable and ethical decision makers in their roles as consumers, workers, and citizens. They are introduced to the basics of personal finance, the economic principles of an increasingly international marketplace, and the processes by which businesses operate. Business & Finance courses provide a solid educational foundation for all students.|
|Courses offered: Accounting I, Accounting II, Advanced Accounting, Business Administration, Business Law, Business Concepts, Microsoft Office I, Microsoft Office II, Marketing I, Marketing II, Personal Finance, Sports and Entertainment Marketing|
Teachers. Click on the teacher's name to navigate to their website. The phone number at RHS is (203) 438-3785; each extension is listed below. Camille Fennel is the senior teacher.
Clubs and Field Trips. Our department has a rich assortment of activities to extend the business experience beyond the classroom. We have two clubs: FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and DECA (Distributive Clubs of America, a marketing club.) Membership in DECA allows students to work in the school store.
FBLA: National Site | RHS Site
DECA: National Site
Field trips include ventures to Bantam Superior Court and Danbury Superior Court, UBS Bank, Woodbury Commons, FBLA and DECA competitions (at the state and national level).
Technology. Our department implements technology in a wide range of areas in our curriculum. We have a computer lab and laptop. All our team members have websites with many teachers posting daily homework assignments. Our students work on a wide range of projects -- some examples include PowerPoint, PhotoStory, MovieMaker, and videoconferencing, as well as Web2.0 technologies/websites such as Google Earth, Google Docs, and Wikispaces.com.
Frequently Asked Questions. As FAQs are generated, we will post the most popular/important ones here.