This path is for High School students only and done in coordination with specific academic requirements supported by our charter school partners.
Math, English, Science and History classes are integrated along with a comprehensive hands-on project of creating a company.
JA Journals has come to the end of its sixteen week life cycle, and what a learning opportunity and experience it has been for all those who participated in the process of forming the company, naming it and working within it to make it a success.
JA Journals designed and produced 61 journals to sell. Our Sales Team sold 61 journals, which made $300.00 for the Company. Each Stock Holder received $2.25 per stock and each Company Employee was paid $.50 per hour except the officers were paid $1.50. All combined, producing a 12% profit for our company which is truly unheard of in the business world for any start-up company let alone one that has only been in business for sixteen weeks! That’s like grass usually growing at a one inch rate per week suddenly growing at a 2.1 inch rate per week. Mowing the lawn becomes a job for a lawn service rather than a once a week do it yourself chore. You must agree that the growth was amazing.Read More
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.Read More