B.E.E. Shaped My Future

As I sit here ready to share my story, I realize that where I am today is due to the zeal and honor B.E.E. gave and continues to give me. I hope my life will do it justice.

In July 2013, I was connected with Donna Bixby of B.E.E. Though she didn’t know me, she believed in me and focused on my passion for computer programming. I was pressed to learn HTML and lured with an I.T. carrot that I could help create and maintain her website if I learned it well. From there, I assisted…

What is “work readiness”?

Per a recent study done by Junior Achievement they state: Reviewing the prevailing definitions of work and career readiness underscores the uncertainty that any one set of skills and abilities can predict success for entry-level employees. The bottom line from the study is that summit participants endorsed the basic elements of JA’s implicit definition by noting its well-known tagline, “Empowering young people to own their economic success.”

Preparing for college and beyond – new HIVE Campus classes

We, at the HIVE, feel kids need a clearer path to finding out who they are, what skills they have to give and how to get what they want. All of the teachers on our “campus” are working together to meet this goal. Our mission for this upcoming year is to continue to provide great educational experiences, but also, to work with kids in the classroom to understand how education impacts their lives, dreams and how to build on their passion.

We are all homeschool parents with a deep passion to individualize our students’ education. At the HIVE, we offer parents and students the resources to participate in specialized programs and activities, which will enable more informed decisions in the future.

The Business of Education

It has become impossible to ignore all the marketing recently being done on every Radio, Television and Internet Network about the new available educational opportunities…on line programs, special individualized programs, the newest Charter and Magnet programs, new Private Satellite Programs, Read More …

Announcing Student Jewelry store open for sale

Our BEE/ILA students in the Entrepreneur class 2 are incorporating the blended learning experience from JA Company Program.  The students have been enthusiastic about their company and product.  The officers have voted to name their company Jois de Viv Jewelry which Read More …

Sophia Story of JA Company Success

In the spring of my daughters eighth grade year, she had the opportunity to apply for the Nordstroms BP teen fashion board. Even at this young age, Sophia could start imagining a future career in the fashion world. Most girls at this age envision a fashion career might be predominately based on design, however, the insights gained during her time enrolled in Bixby Educational Events, Inc – JA Company Class gave her a much better understanding of the variety of opportunities that might be available. As part of the HR team and also involved in the design and production process of the handmade journal books, Sophia was able to directly experience the many components of the business world first hand.