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Huntington Robotics team members are busy working with mentors.

Huntington High School offers students a comprehensive program of business courses. Classes are scheduled based on annual student interest.

The department’s course offerings include Accounting I, Accounting II, Business Computer Applications, Business Management & Human Relations, Career & Financial Management, Personal Law I, Personal Law II and Sports Marketing.

Students interested in completing a five-unit sequence in career and technical education should speak with their guidance counselor regarding specific requirements.

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Brian Reynolds serves as the Huntington Robotics faculty advisor. A graduate of South Side High School in Rockville Centre, he obtained an undergraduate degree at SUNY Oswego and a master’s degree at New York Institute of Technology. He came to Huntington in 1990.

Mr. Reynolds can best be described as a Renaissance Man. He had the lead role in his high school musical. He’s been remodeling houses since he was 15 years old and loves playing guitar and singing Irish music. He makes his own custom fishing poles and spends much of his free time on the water.

Mr. Reynolds spent four years as the school district’s computer integration specialist. He has devoted untold hours working with the Huntington Robotics team as its faculty advisor in addition to teaching five classes a day at J. Taylor Finley Middle School and Huntington High School.

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The world of business is waiting for you! Are you prepared? All careers, professions, and jobs involve some area of business. For some careers, you must study beyond high school while for others you may enter the world of work upon graduating from high school. Nevertheless, the skills you learn in the business classes will prepare you to enter the work force.

Students interested in completing a 5-unit sequence in Career and Technical Education should speak with their guidance counselor regarding course sequences.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Accounting I
Accounting II
Bus. Computer Applications
Bus. Mgmt. & Human Relations
Career & Financial Management
Personal Law I
Personal Law II
Sports Marketing
Accounting I
Accounting II
Bus. Computer Applications
Business Law
Bus. Mgmt. & Human Relations
Career & Financial Management
Personal Law I
Personal Law II
Sports Marketing
Wood Shop
Accounting I
Accounting II
Bus. Computer Applications
Business Law
Bus. Mgmt. & Human Relations
Career & Financial Management
Personal Law I
Personal Law II
Sports Marketing
Wood Shop
Accounting I
Accounting II
Bus. Computer Applications
Business Law
Bus. Mgmt. & Human Relations
Career & Financial Management
Personal Law I
Personal Law II
Sports Marketing
Wood Shop

ACCOUNTING I - Course #700F

(1 Semester - 1⁄2 Credit)

Accounting is the “language of business” and is a necessary course for all college business majors. This one semester course teaches students the fundamentals of accounting necessary for keeping records for business and/or personal use, with a focus on sole proprietorships. This course will assist students in becoming critical thinkers and problem solvers, and is the prerequisite to Accounting II.

ACCOUNTING II - Course #700S

(1 Semester - 1⁄2 Credit)
Prerequisite: Accounting I

Building your foundation now with this advanced-level accounting course designed for the future accountant. Information will be applied in a variety of novel situations. With a focus on businesses organized as partnerships, students will continue to practice their craft through multiple examples and business simulations. They will transition from maintaining a written set of books to the use of Microsoft Excel utilizing it as a tool to expedite their accuracy and productivity.

BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (B.C.A.) - Course #718

(1⁄2 Year - 1⁄2 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: None

This course offers a “lifelong skill” for success in our ever changing world of technology. Students are taught to touch type and maximize their efficiency and produce professional documentation using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher). After successful completion of this course students will be able to create and edit text, prepare all forms of personal and business correspondence as well as essays, research papers and virtual presentations.

BUSINESS LAW - Course #704

(1 Year -1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 10, 11, 12

Do you have a plan for your future? No? Well it’s not too late. Few subjects are as dramatic, challenging or relevant as LAW. Learn how the legal system works and recognize legal problems. This course emphasizes the relationship of law to your personal life. Topics include: white-collar crimes, civil actions, ethics and agency law from the sports, entertainment, and employer perspective. Your rights as a consumer, an employee or employer will be explored. How about reading a contract? Do you know how to draw one up? Are you interested in starting a business of your own or working for someone that does? Should it be a sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation? Leases, mortgages, credit, bankruptcy and other forms of financing will be explored. You never know what the future has in store for you, the best thing you can do is prepare. So, whether you are interested in pursuing a career in law, planning to attend college, or preparing to enter the work force, this course has something for you.

PERSONAL LAW I - Course #709F

(1⁄2 Year - 1⁄2 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Are you interested in law? Do you want to be more informed about the laws that will affect you both today and in your immediate future? If so, then this course is for you. The scope of the Personal Law course (formerly known as Street Law I) investigates units in civil rights and liberties, employment law, family law and housing law. Guest speakers and authentic experiences provide the student with a real world view of our legal system.

PERSONAL LAW II - Course #709S

(1⁄2 Year - 1⁄2 Credit) 5 periods weekly Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: None

Personal Law II (formerly known as Street Law II) presents contemporary legal issues and provides students with an in depth exploration of juvenile justice, torts against the individual, consumer law, credit for the consumer, insurance, and probate law. This course is highlighted by a Moot Court competition where students prepare and argue civil law and negligence cases heard by guest judges. Guest speakers and authentic experiences provide the student with a real world view of our legal system and a better understanding as to how to protect them legally. Personal Law I is not required as a prerequisite for this course.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN RELATIONS - Course #701S

(1⁄2 Year - 1⁄2 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: None

This course will help you acquire the skills necessary to make informed decisions, as well as provide you with information vital to realistic career choices. We will make you aware of the economics of work and you will develop an understanding of the marketplace. In addition, we will analyze your likes, dislikes, unique characteristics, competencies, and weaknesses with the intention of adding to your self-awareness. Problem solving and decision-making skills will also be taught. This course is required for a Business sequence.

CAREER AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - Course #701F

(1⁄2 Year - 1⁄2 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: None

This course will provide students with the opportunity to learn about the features of our economy, explore a variety of careers, learn the skills and competencies needed for success in the workplace and become financially literate. Among the areas to be studied are: economic systems, effect of technology on the labor market, business systems and their organization, career planning and lifelong goals, changing trends and employment opportunities, resumes, job interviews, personal qualities for employment, interpersonal skills, working conditions and benefits, time management, workplace laws and unions, banking, personal budgets, credit, insurance and consumer protection. This course is required for a Business sequence.

SPORTS MARKETING - Course #703

(1⁄2 Year - 1⁄2 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Recommended for college-bound business and marketing majors and anyone interested in the field of sports and its impact.

This half-year course is designed to provide an insight into the executive level decision-making and analyzing in sports marketing. Case studies and news media will be used to position the student in the role of a sports marketer. Suggested topics that will be explored are: an orientation to marketing as it relates to the sports industry, market analysis, athletes making economic choices, professional sport trades, supply and demand in sports, financial analysis of teams, the sports labor market, discrimination in sports and sports promotion. Classroom instruction will be reinforced through outside use of guest speakers, field trip to a stadium, videos and the Internet.

The Huntington Technology department is committed to focusing on the need to better prepare students for higher education. The goal is to provide them with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful innovators in a 21st century workforce.

Teaching relevant in demand skills that will prepare students to become innovators in an ever evolving world is paramount, not only for the future of our students but for the future of the country. The United States has developed as a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers, and innovators. In a world that is becoming increasingly complex, where success is driven not only by what you know, but by what you can do with what you know, it’s more important than ever for our students to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to solve tough problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and make sense of information. These are the types of skills that students learn by studying science, technology, engineering, and math-subjects collectively known as STEM.

WOOD SHOP - Course #690

(1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 10, 11, 12

This course is a broad foundation of the basic woodworking processes and includes the use of all the major equipment. Typical of the work carried on is furniture construction for the home. Attention is given to the reading of plans and blueprints and the study of good design in project construction. Skill level will determine the types of projects assigned.

COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING/ROBOTICS - Course #695

A Project Lead the Way Course (1 Year - 1 Credit) 5 periods weekly
Offered to grades: 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite: Knowledge of algebra and geometry is recommended. Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) is the study of manufacturing planning, integration, and implementation of automation. The course explores manufacturing history, individual processes, systems, and careers. In addition to technical concepts, the course incorporates finance, ethics, and engineering design. This reflects an integrated approach that leading manufacturers have adopted to improve safety, quality, and efficiency.

Utilizing the activity-project-problem-based (APPB) teaching and learning pedagogy, students will analyze, design, and build manufacturing systems. While implementing these designs, students will continually hone their interpersonal skills, creative abilities, and understanding of the design process. Students apply knowledge gained throughout the course in a final open-ended problem to build a factory system.

CIM is one of the specialization courses in the Project Lead the Way high school pre-engineering program. The course utilizes computer modeling, computer numeric control (CNC) equipment and computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software to apply and concurrently develop secondary-level knowledge and skills in mathematics, science, and technology.

Students who successfully complete Computer Integrated Manufacturing may earn college credit through the Rochester Institute of Technology (speak with your guidance counselor for details).

The rapid and increasing growth in the development of technology has had a dramatic impact on all our lives. Therefore, it has become evident that one should develop an understanding of technology and technology systems. Approximately twenty-five percent of instructional time will be spent on classroom instruction while seventy-five percent will be spend on hands-on shop laboratory experiences.

TECHNOLOGY 7

(20 Weeks)

This course is required of all 7th grade students. Students will study the basic principles of information systems and the influence of those systems on their lives. The curriculum for this course includes the following topics:

  1. Multimedia Authoring
  2. Video Conferencing
  3. Information Processing
  4. Desktop Publishing
  5. Computer Aided Drafting
  6. Architecture

TECHNOLOGY 8

(40 Weeks - alternating days)

This course is required of all 8th grade students and is an extension of the Technology 7 program. The course will broaden the student’s understanding of technology and technological systems. In addition, students will be exposed to the thinking process involved in the development of technologies. This second part of the one-year regent’s technology mandate is presented through 10 modules:

  1. Choosing appropriate resources for technological systems
  2. How resources are processed by technological systems
  3. Using technology systems to solve problems
  4. Controlling technological systems
  5. Social impact of technology
  6. The technology of the future
  7. What resources are needed for technology
  8. How people use technology to solve problems
  9. Systems and subsystems in technology
  10. How technology affects people and the environment

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 8

This course meets New York State Technology requirements for middle level. Students will learn how to effectively use web-based resources for class presentations and other uses. Specific tools explored are Prezi, PowerPoint, as well as other tools.

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