Republic High School Business Department


Business Department
  • Business Department Overview

     
    The Business Department at Republic High School exists to help all students obtain the necessary skills to be employable, productive individuals. Practical applications and hands-on experiences build a strong foundation for either post-secondary or gainful employment. 
     
    The business program is designed to support the district mission, philosophy, and goal in the following ways:  provide technological training to enable students to be competitive in their vocational pursuits, explore career opportunities in order to make sound vocational choices, develop basic life skills needed to manage personal finances, and promote leadership opportunities to produce responsible citizens.

     

    Teacher Information

    TEACHERS

    CONTACTS

    COURSES

    Rob Coffey

    robert.coffey@republicschools.org
    417-732-3650 ext. 5316

    • Personal Finance
    • Introduction to Business and Technology

    Kendra Howard

    kendra.howard@republicschools.org
    417-732-3650 ext. 5115

    • Accounting 1
    • Accounting 2
    • Advanced Computer Applications
    • Marketing I
    • Personal Finance

    Ben McDonald

    benjamin.mcdonald@republicschools.org
    417-732-3650 ext. 5188

    • Graphic Design 1
    • Graphic Design 2
    • Digital Video Production
    • Web Design

    Ronda Middleton - Marketing Department Chair

    ronda.middleton@republicschools.org
    417-732-3650 ext. 5142
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Marketing 1
    • Marketing 2
    • Sports and Entertainment Marketing
    • Marketing Internship
    • Applications in Marketing

    Robin Robertson - Business Department Chair

    robin.robertson@republicschools.org
    417-732-3650 ext. 5158
    • AP Computer Science A
    • Business Communications
    • Computer Applications
    • Computer Science Essentials Project Lead The Way (PLTW)
     
  • Specific Course Information

     
    Some classes in the Business Department are articulated with OTC.  This means that a student who passes a class in the business department with an 80% or better can have that course put on his/her transcript at OTC and will not be required to retake that course if it is required for his/her degree program.  All students are encouraged, but not required to take advantage of this no charge opportunity to get a head start on continuing their education.
     
    Personal Finance is a graduation requirement for all students.  Students must have one Practical Art credit in addition to passing Personal Finance in order to meet the requirements for graduation.  The business department offers students valuable skills that will help them whether they are going directly into the workforce after graduation or continue their education. 

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