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Class Description:
The WHS CREW (Creative, Responsible, Educated, Workers) is a student run business. This business creates, markets, and sells hand crafted products such as Lanyards, Jewelry, Beaded Stainless Steel service pieces, Soap, Greeting Cards, and more.  The WHS CREW is part of the Wayzata High School Work Program. While in this class students learn many business skills needed to be successful when entering the working force.  Students receive a management position in the business ( see organizational chart ) where students will gain experience in areas such as sales, marketing, advertising, display, special orders, inventory, sales and accounting as needed to support the CREW. Soft skills and social communication skills are embedded  in the daily work environment.  All students participate in the product production of items sold by The CREW. The WHS CREW participates with  Service Learning Projects.  Prerequisite: Students should complete the Work Seminar Class or obtain  prior approval from a work based learning  coordinator to register for this class.

Staff
Michelle Howe, Work-based Learning Coordinator
Lisa Bowdish, Store Manager/Job Coach
Kate Lamb, Communication Specialist
Mari Johnson, Job Coach
Jennifer Gallagher, Teacher 
Paraprofessionals as needed to support students
 

WHS CREW Product Line:
  1. Jewlery
    Beaded Lanyards
    Necklaces
    Earrings
    Bracelets

  2. Beaded Serving Pieces/ Silverware
    Spoon/Fork set
    Spoon
    Pie/Cake server
    Ladle

  3. Greeting Cards (holidays, birthdays, blank inside and many special occasions)
    Embossed
    Collage

  4. Soap
    Shea butter
    Holiday

  5. Other
    Keychains
    Beaded Bookmarkers
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