Programs

Business and Marketing Work Programs 

See Mr. Cross or Mrs. Wyss for admittance into one of the Work Programs.

Application for the Business or Marketing Work Program


Business Work Program - 
See Mrs. Jennifer Wyss, Room 127 for information and registration.

Marketing Work Program - See Mr. Steve Cross, Room 102 for information and registration.


Once you have been accepted into either the Business or Marketing Work Program you must have the following forms completed and on file with either Mrs. Jennifer Wyss or Mr. Steve Cross:

1.     Cooperative Work Experience Training Agreement

2.     Permission to Drive Form

3.  Work Program Eligibility Verification to participate in extra-curricular athletics and/or activities form


Articulation Agreements 

Business classes eligible for College Credit

St. Charles Community College has agreed to grant college credit to students completing the courses in the Business and Office Education Programs at Francis Howell, Francis Howell Central, and Francis Howell North High Schools. To view which Business Classes may be taken for college credit please click here.  Please complete the attached form and submit to Mrs. Wyss for transfer of hours from FHC-Business Department to St. Charles Community College. If you have any further questions please contact Mrs. Jennifer Wyss, Business/Computer Department Chairperson in Room 127.


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An international organization for students in marketing education programs, DECA provides avenues for personal and professional development in the areas of leadership, social skills, vocational understanding and civic consciousness. In its 54th year, Missouri DECA provides services to approximately 8,200 students enrolled in Marketing and Cooperative Education programs throughout the state. 
Those services are an integral part of the instruction that motivates students to increase their leadership and creative abilities, reinforce competencies developed in the curriculum, and encourage a healthy competitive spirit. One of the most visible components of the student organization is the competitive events program. Students may participate in individual series events, marketing research projects, chapter team projects, leadership academies, and entrepreneurship projects.

Competition is organized so that members initially compete at the district level. Over 5,000 DECA members participated in the 12 district competitive events conferences in the current year. Approximately 600 representatives of business and industry served as judges and determined which students qualified to represent their district at the State Career Development Conference in March. Over 1,300 students and advisors participated in this three-day conference that featured dynamic general sessions, leadership seminars, entertainment, a rigorous competitive events program, and an exciting Awards Session.

The final step in the competitive events program and the highlight of the DECA calendar is the International Career Development Conference. With 15,000 delegates attending the conference from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and two Canadian provinces, competition is at its finest.

See Mr. Steve Cross (Room 102) for details and membership. Membership is limited to Marketing I and Marketing II students.


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Future Business Leaders of America


Questions? See Ms. Neal in Room 106.

Future Business Leaders of America is a local, state, and national organization for secondary students who are participating in business and business-related programs. Future Business Leaders of America can function as an integral part of the instructional program of the business curriculum in secondary schools. Future Business Leaders of America is composed of active, professional, honorary life, and national honorary life members, and is the secondary division of FBLA-PBL, Inc. All chapters and the national organization are guided in their plans and activities by advisory committees--business instructors, professional members, school administrators, and/or business and professional men and women.

The purpose of FBLA is to provide, as an integral part of the instructional program, additional opportunities for secondary students (grades 9-12) in business and/or business-related fields to develop career and technical supportive competencies, and to promote civic and personal responsibilities.

See Mrs. Kay Neal (Room 106) for details and membership. Membership is limited to current Business students.

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