STEELE CREEK NEWS
Students Establish eCommerce Website
Learning while Earning for those in Need
13, 2013) The Olympicís
Renaissance High School has created an eCommerce web
www.studentecommerce.org, which is designed to help students
develop business acumen by planning and executing a real world
venture whose proceeds are primarily targeted to help the less
Socially responsible products (not the traditional candy or cookie
dough) are sold from the eCommerce site to support fundraising
activities that help the needy. Although the eCommerce site has gone
live for the Christmas shopping season, it is available year round.
"The main goal for students is to learn eCommerce as well as
fundamental business principals and practices embraced in the real
world," says Olympic Junior, Judith Garcia.
The eCommerce site
sells student art and helps homeless students by accepting donations
for school supplies. The products keep on giving as sales of the
Breast Cancer Pink Tool Kits and First Aid Kits support a variety of
causes. The fair trade and environmentally friendly coffee product
offered on the site supports widowed coffee growers in Central
efficient for the students, the staff, and customers to avoid sales
calls and handling products and cash. They also list those
businesses and individuals who support the students on the site. In
addition, there are links to join our PTA & Booster Clubs.
At the eCommerce website's blog you can find out what is happening
at Olympic, including sporting events, clubs, the band, and after
school activities, as well as links to the PTA and Booster Clubs.
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