Mr. Barnes' Google Classroom Links

    1st Block- Econ and Personal Finance

    2nd Block- Honors Econ and Personal Finance

    3rd Block- Planning

    4th Block-  Econ and Personal Finance

    Student Instructions:Once you get into Google Classrooms, you will see a Google Meet Link, click onto the link. This is where we will meet each day.

Phone: 919-284-2031


Degrees and Certifications:

AA- Business BA- History/Political Science/American Studies MPAD- Public Administration PHD-Post Doc. School Admin

Mr. Ron Barnes

20+ Years in the educational field, vast experience in Business, HR, Administrative areas 20+ public and scholastic. 

Educational: AA/Business, BA/Social Studies/American Studies/Political Science, MPAD/Masters Public Administration, Post Doctorate/Education Admin, NC Real Estate Broker License,FCC First Class Radio/Telephone Lic., Tech Plus Radio Amateur Lic. United States Power Squadron ACN Lic.,W!SE Certification (CPF-Certified Personal Finance Instructor)






    7:15-8:35 1st Block - Econ and Personal Finance

    8:40-10:00 2nd Block- Honors Econ and Personal Finance

    Remediation/Clubs 10:05-10:45

    10:50-12:50 3rd Block- Planning

    10:50-12:50 Lunch 

    12:55-2:15 4th Block- Econ and Personal Finance


       OFFICE HOURS/REMOTE ASSIGNMENTS (Additional Support and Feedback on Assignments


    Supply List:

    Standard Line Paper

    Composition Notebook

    Standard #2 Pencil (no Mechanical pencils)

    12 Crayola Colored Pencils/Scissors/12inch Ruler

    Tissue\Hand Sanitizer


    "The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think ---

    rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves,

    than to load the memory with thoughts of other men"

    Bill Beattie


     "All learning has an emotional base"








  • Economics and Personal Finance Class Sylabus


    History Department Grading Policy


    1. Grade Categories:

    Test/Project = 50%

    Quiz= 30%

    Classwork= 20%


    2. Daily Assignments: Students will have a task (CNN 10) to complete a journal entry every school day and a Vocabulary Foldable.  There will be an average of two graded assignments recorded in the Powerschool  Gradebook per week.

    Deduction for Late Work: Assignments will be accepted for full credit on the original due date, then 10 points will be deducted per school day. Assignments that can still be turned in late will be entered into PowerSchool as "1". Late assignments will not be accepted after 10 school days and the PowerSchool grade will be changed to "0".


    Course Description: 

    The objective of the Economics and Personal Finance course is to provide students with the opportunity to engage in intensive application of the skills, concepts, processes, and knowledge gained in previous social studies courses and prepare students to be employed and civic ready.  This course supports student development to understand economic decisions, use money wisely, understand education and career choices, and understand how to be a financially responsible citizen. The intention of this course is to be the study of economics, personal finance, income and education, money management, critical consumerism, and financial planning.  This course will enable the student to apply their knowledge and understanding of how to participate in their own financial literacy. Mastery of the standards and objectives of this course will inform and nurture responsible participatory citizens who are competent and committed to responsible money management and financial literacy.  







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