The Media and Business Pathway provides students with the opportunity to engage in hands-on projects and “real world” activities based upon the development of a specific set of skills that would be required in the field of Media and Business. Media Courses are designed to educate students on the ever-changing digital world, as well as to provide experience in graphic design, video production, and mixed media publication. Business courses will activates students’ entrepreneurial mindset while they learn, create and pitch project plans. Entrepreneurial courses are designed to help students build foundational business skills necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture.
Nicolas Jr. High is proud to partner with NFTE (pronounced nifty). Founded in 1987 NFTE has worked with 10 countries and 17 U.S. communities. NFTE is an entrepreneurship education program taken during class and is designed to empower students to think like entrepreneurs and take control of their own future.
Toward the end of the year professional judges from the business community evaluate student business plans and determine which students will proceed from classroom competitions to semi-finals, regional and the national level.