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DECA to wrap up competition season

DECA to wrap up competition season

Natalie Khamis

May 1, 2018

DECA will end its competition season after its completion of the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta scheduled for April 21 to 24. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said she is pleased with the students’ hard work and dedication this school year. “The...

DECA to plan for ICDC

DECA to plan for ICDC

Natalie Khamis

April 20, 2018

Qualifying DECA students are preparing for the international competition (ICDC) in Atlanta, Ga. scheduled for April 21 to 24. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said students are practicing for ICDC through newly purchased resources. “What we’re doing next week is we are hav...

Carmel DECA returns from successful SCDC, plans for ICDC

Carmel DECA returns from successful SCDC, plans for ICDC

Tara Kandallu

March 16, 2018

"For a lot of kids (seeing their hard work pay off) is a life changing experience, especially when they continue to work hard and they win at ICDC.”

DECA to prepare for international competition

March 11, 2018

DECA students who qualified at State will prepare for the International Competition (ICDC) in Atlanta, Ga. scheduled for April 21 to 24. Grace Marchese, DECA president and senior, said at ICDC, the top students from the state competition will compete against international students for the first plac...

DECA students to continue to prepare for March competition

Natalie Khamis

February 17, 2018

DECA students that qualified for State will continue to prepare for the competition scheduled for March 4 to 6. According to Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, DECA’s main goal at this time is to make sure students feel prepared to perform well at the competition. “A lot of ...

DECA students prepare for state competition

Natalie Khamis

January 26, 2018

Qualifying students of the district-level competition will prepare for the state-level competition scheduled for March 4 to 6. Laura Cardamon, Carmel DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said the upcoming competition is similar to its district counterpart. Students will compete in their event as w...

DECA students prepare for upcoming competitions

Natalie Khamis

December 7, 2017

DECA students will continue to prepare for the district-level competition scheduled for Jan. 13. Grace Marchese, Carmel DECA president and senior, said Carmel DECA will provide resources for students to use in preparation for future competitions. “We have designated role play and paper heads for every c...

Speak-ups: National Entrepreneurs’ Day

Speak-ups: National Entrepreneurs’ Day

Julianna Kessilyas

November 20, 2017

“I feel like right now entrepreneurships, they are not doing that well. I know the current start ups are only 4 percent of them succeed to the second year and that's not good, so maybe by promoting this day more entrepreneurs could get their business to be successful for a longer time.”

DECA students to take district exam

Natalie Khamis, Reporter

November 20, 2017

DECA students will take the district exams during SRT on Nov. 30 and Dec. 4. Students will also continue to prepare for the district-level competition scheduled for Jan. 13. The DECA district exam consists of a multiple choice scantron test that relates to the different business categories students have chosen to compete in. Gr...

DECA students prepare for upcoming competitions

Natalie Khamis, Reporter

October 24, 2017

Throughout November, DECA students will be preparing for the district-level competition scheduled for Jan. 13. Laura Cardamon, DECA co-sponsor and business teacher, said she will be taking the time in class to help students prepare for their events. “We will be setting up practice tests sent from DECA t...

NHS to take over Holiday Secret Shop in 2017

Ben Traylor

October 6, 2017

“We’re willing to give NHS all of our supplies and offer any tips we can to allow this to succeed this year,” Reid said. “For us, this year, it just doesn’t fit with the way that we’re trying to take the department. And for our students, teaching leadership through a management-driven environment is easier to accomplish in the Cafe rather than the Holiday Secret Shop.”

DECA to plan for upcoming season

Natalie Khamis, Reporter

October 2, 2017

DECA is planning for its upcoming season for this school year. Students are currently signing up for the events that they will be competing in at the district-level competition scheduled for Jan. 13. A DECA competition consists of spontaneous role-plays or written events associated with business. DECA co-spo...