Category «Entrepreneurship»

Kiva loan repayments are so exciting!

When my Entrepreneurship students make loans to aspiring entrepreneurs around the world via Kiva.org (our team page), it usually takes some time to get an update. I received notice today that one of our entrepreneurs has already repaid 18% of his loan to us! This is so exciting because it means that his business is doing …

MHS Entrepreneurs Make Donation to the Mansfield Animal Shelter

The Mansfield High School entrepreneurship students successfully ran a small business selling various homemade items during the fall semester. Students created their own “hand sauce” (hand lotion), chocolate-mint lip balm, hair scrunchies, and ornaments to learn about the process of starting and maintaining a business. They marketed and sold their items at school events and …

MHS Entrepreneurship Sales at the Mansfield Christmas Market (12/16)

My Entrepreneurship students have been hard at work creating homemade items to sell at the Mansfield Christmas Market on Saturday (12/16). Items include Mansfield “Hand Sauce” Lotion, chocolate mint lip balm, scrunchies of various patterns, lotion bars, cinnamon ornaments, and clay ornaments. Students will be donating their proceeds to the Mansfield Animal Shelter, their charity of …

Entrepreneurship Sales – Parent Conference Night!

The MHS Entrepreneurship students have been hard at work! They will be selling their homemade products during parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday afternoon and evening outside room 113. Please stop by to see what they’ve been making. All proceeds will benefit the Mansfield Animal Shelter. Clay ornaments – $3 each Cinnamon ornaments – $3 each Scrunchies …

It’s Giving Tuesday!

After the frenzy of shopping for several days in a row, why not celebrate a day of giving? Five years ago, Giving Tuesday was born. Created by the team at the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at the 92nd Street Y—a cultural center in New York City that, since 1874, has been bringing people together around the …

TED Talk: Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?

Entrepreneurship students are watching this TED Talk in class today. It really makes you think! Reflection sheet from TeachersPayTeachers (free):

We want to upcycle your junk!

For years now, my Entrepreneurship students have been learning the ropes of running a business by actually running a small business for the duration of my course. Students pitch their business proposals to each other “Shark Tank”-style and then vote for which business to pursue as a larger group. Until now, students have always designed products …

We’re having an Entrepreneurship CLEARANCE Event TONIGHT!

Yes, you read that correctly! We’re having a clearance event tonight at Curriculum Night! All items must go. There will be a table outside of Mrs. Prester’s room (113) where you can pick up some of the lovely items that Entrepreneurship students have designed and sold over the years. Everything is just $2 each! What …

Entrepreneurship Clearance Sale on Wednesday Night

Yes, you read that correctly! We’re having a clearance event at Curriculum Night on Wednesday! All items must go. There will be a table outside of Mrs. Prester’s room (113) where you can pick up some of the lovely items that Entrepreneurship students have designed and sold over the years. Everything is just $2 each! …

We’re having an Entrepreneurship CLEARANCE event tonight!

Yes, you read that correctly! We’re having a clearance event tonight at Curriculum Night! All items must go. There will be a table outside of Mrs. Prester’s room (113) where you can pick up some of the lovely items that Entrepreneurship students have designed and sold over the years. Everything is just $2 each! What …

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