February 15-19

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS:

Monday-Finish the current event. PLEASE PUT THEM IN COMPLETE SENTENCE FORMAT! When finished with last week’s Korb Workbook assignments, please move to Step by Step 7.1, 7.2, and Project 7.

Tuesday-Wednesday-Step by Step 8.1, 8.2 and Project 8. Remember to utilize your autoshapes menu function to complete this. The locations are a bit different in 2003 vs. 2007 versions of Word.

Thursday-Project 9, Step by Step 9.1 and 9.2. Review of concepts from Chapters 6-9. Expect a quiz on Friday.  Complete Project 10.

Friday-Quiz. TBA

PERSONAL FINANCE

Monday-Complete Current Event and any work from last week. Deadline for all work will be this Wednesday. If you have completed this, please complete the automobile buying assignment.

Tuesday-Discussion of Leasing vs. Buying automobiles and folder check as well as reporting of salaries.

Wednesday-All work that is owed from last week must be turned in today, I will not accept any late work after today.NEFE workbook exercises have not been turned in by the majority of the class. To find out what they were, please scroll down to the previous week’s entry.

Thursday-Intro to insurance discussion. PLEASE READ AND BE ABLE TO DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE!

http://finance.yahoo.com/insurance/article/107172/most-and-least-expensive-cars-to-insure?mod=insurance-autos

Friday-TBA.

Radio Station: Chapin, Amy or Alec, please put together a list of all dj’s that are currently doing shows. I will finalize this list in a spreadsheet, we are not taking any new additions as of the end of this week.

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February 8-12

Comp Apps:

Monday-Lesson 4: Read pages 27-30. Do Step by Step 4.1, 4.2 and Project 4.

Tuesday-Last day to turn in Friday’s Current Event; Read pages 35-37. Do Step by Step 5.1 and Project 5.

Wednesday-Review of concepts. Expect a quiz tomorrow over lessons 3-Lesson 5. When finished, do Step by Step 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3. Do not go ahead.

Thursday-Quiz. Do Project 6. Read pages 45-46. If finished, do Step by Step 7.1 and 7.2.

Friday-Current Event:

Get questions from sub.

http://mediamemo.allthingsd.com/20090915/viacom-and-google-fight-in-court-but-work-together-to-keep-kanye-west-off-of-youtube/

Personal Finance:

Monday-Interview follow up paper is due by Thursday. Family Work History paper is due on Tuesday. If you have finished these assignments, please see me.

Tuesday-Discussion of NEFE workbook exercises from last week, also a look back at the gender pay scales current event from last week. A brief presentation regarding types of financial identities, needs and wants and goal setting will also take place today or tomorrow. After this, move on to other NEFE exercises in Chapter 7 . Do 7D, 7-2, 7-E and 7-F. When finished with this, hand the workbook in.

Wednesday-You will receive your annual salary today. You are to figure your monthly salary today. Remember that this is gross salary (before deductions) and not your net salary.

We will compute this on a 26 pay period basis. A good paycheck calculator can be found at this link:

www.paycheckcity.com

Thursday-Report your salary computations to me. When finished, move on to the current event:

http://www.usatoday.com/money/autos/2009-09-18-small-used-cars_N.htm?csp=DailyBriefing

Please see me or sub for questions.

Friday: Finish and turn in current event by today. If you finish, hand in and see the substitute to start the car buying exercise.

Radio Station: A binder for requests will be kept in Mrs. Cooney’s office for students to write down requested music and songs. This is being done prior to our next purchase of music for the station. Amy or Alec, please collect this binder on Friday.


February 1-5

Computer Applications: Quiz Monday over Chapter 1. Following this, please complete and turn in any work that is owed to me. Wednesday will be the last day that I will accept any work from last week. You may check the earlier posts to remind you of what these were.

Tuesday-Thursday-Word exercise in Black Binder. These are found in the back of the room near our workbooks. Do the first exercise only (Travel Flyer). Remember to use clip art from the web and not from the Word Application.

Friday-Current Event. Link to follow.

http://www.usatoday.com/tech/webguide/internetlife/2009-09-04-facebook-etiquette_N.htm?csp=Tech

Personal Finance: Please complete the application and turn in. If you have not turned in your resume I will not accept them after Wednesday. NEFE Workbook assignment is due on Wednesday.Following this our schedule looks like this:

Tuesday-Current Event Article found at http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2009-09-02-womenwork_N.htm?csp=DailyBriefing

Questions are here:

https://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AW-4R7NjE_hcZGhocXFzdnpfMTYyZmN4dHhzZzQ&hl=en


Wednesday-Lecture and Family History Assignment

Thursday-Finish and Discuss Family History and prepare for interviews tomorrow.

Friday-Interviews Take Place.You will be expected to dress in business casual clothes. Please no jeans, t-shirts, etc. If you have difficulty with this request, it is your responsibility to see me before Friday.

Also, please take this quick poll from our friends at The Mint.

http://www.themint.org/polls/index.php?id=25