Warrior AcademyBusiness“Creating the Next Generation of Business Leaders”
The New Egypt High School Warrior Business Academy is a program designed to educate and prepare students for a commitment to business and to develop business leaders in the ever-changing global economy. Warrior Business Academy students will be placed on a four-year academic pathway that will be innovative while addressing “College and Career Readiness” skills. They will gain knowledge in this particular field of study and cover all high school pre-requisites for acceptance into competitive post secondary institutions. This program will empower students in the development of the key skills; critical thinking/problem solving, research, reading, writing, speaking/presenting, and teamwork, and include subsets of these skills, such as analyzing, reasoning, negotiating and questioning. The rigorous courses will enable students to apply these skills while identifying how the material connects to other academic subjects. Warrior Business Academy students will gain knowledge and skills that are relevant to a range of careers. They will learn about roles, responsibilities and career paths of specific professions. Students will be exposed to careers both in the classroom or through workplace visits. All seniors will engage in a service learning practicum that will enhance their experience in the Warrior Business Academy.
The Business Academy will be meet in their own "New State of the Art" Business Lab that was funded all through donations!
Students who are accepted into Warrior Business Academy will:
- Tailor their elective choices to focus on various business courses offered in the Program of Studies.
- Require a minimum of four business courses (not including Personal Finance) completed or enrolled by February of senior year.
- Successfully complete a Senior Practicum during their senior year.
- Participate in Future Business Leaders of America.
Academy students will have opportunities to:
- Shadow business professionals.
- Participate in professional development workshops.
- Form Business Partnerships.
- Develop strong leadership skills for post-secondary education and the workforce.
- Understand all aspects of business and apply knowledge to real-world applications.
- Explore Career Clusters, expand global perspectives, and innovative research.
Available Business Courses:
- BUSTEC805 - Computer Applications
- BUSTEC806 - Personal Finance
- BUSTEC850 - Business Law
- BUSTEC855 - Principles of Marketing
- BUSTEC860 - Accounting I
- BUSTEC861 - Accounting II
- BUSTEC865 - Business Law
Mandatory Business Meetings and Requirements:
- Monthly or Bi-Weekly Meetings depending on project(s).
- Functions outside of school hours (Competition, Dinners, Field Trips, Open Houses, etc.).
- Mandatory events will be announced in advance.
- Business Academy Practicum
Portfolio & Capstone:
- Students will maintain a portfolio to capture reflections on service learning, academic coursework, and additional Academy experiences.
- The Capstone Project is a culmination of experiences where students utilize skills and knowledge acquired throughout high school and the Academy during a formal presentation.