Saturday, July 23, 2016

Computer Applications is a semester class offered to eighth grade students as an elective. Throughout this class, students will learn basic computer operations that will allow them to utilize various Microsoft office software applications consisting of word, spreadsheet, and database. They will also learn to enhance their documents by incorporating graphic elements using word, paint, and Publisher. All of these applications will be utilized while learning various aspects of the business industry.

Students will also develop employability skills through various exercises such as:

  • Completing a job application
  • Demonstrating interview techniques
  • Drafting a business letter
  • Developing a resume
  • Researching career opportunities

Computer Applications is an exciting class where students can participate in real life activities that will assist them in the preparation for future schooling and the work world ahead of them.


8th graders are currently working on business letter writing and report writing using Microsoft Word.