“It’s Coffee Cart Day!”

Written by Maithreyi, edited and contributed by Mrs Gellenbeck Every Wednesday morning, we see a group of students with the brightest of smiles, selling fresh coffee to wake us all up. This mini business is called Coffee Cart and is run by our Olentangy Orange High School students, with assistance from their teachers, in our…

Chatting with a Former DECA Member

Guest post by Erika B, OOHS Senior Marketing student + DECA member We had a chance to catch up with a former DECA member and OOHS alumni Maggie Debolt! Maggie was an OOHS graduate in the class of 2014. Mrs Gellenbeck remembers her as a hard working, driven and fun-loving student. Her wedding-planning business is…

Let’s catch up! Interview with OOHS DECA alum.

Guest post by Jessica M, OOHS Senior Marketing student + DECA member Olentangy Orange graduate of 2017, Maddie Simonds, was very involved with business, especially DECA. Maddie was our DECA chapter President during the 2016-2017 school year, “I got to experience a priceless foundation for the world of business, much of which I use in…

Catching Up With An Alumni OOHS DECA Member

Guest post by Sierra T, OOHS Junior Marketing student + DECA member Former Marketing student and DECA member, Milana Yarbrough, graduated from OOHS in 2018. “Milana was an excellent business student!” claims our chapter advisor, Mrs Gellenbeck. “Milana took an active role in our EntrepreNEERS Business Club’s social media presence and also represented our National…

OOHS National Business Honor Society organizes service projects

We have done a lot of fun service projects over the last year and are finally taking the time to recap them! Service learning is an opportunity for club members to get involved, work together and “give back” to our community. NBHS members are encouraged to earn a minimum of ten service hours throughout the…

NBHS Spring 2020 Service Recap!

Last school year was a whirlwind to say the least. With Covid-19 ending the in-person school year suddenly in mid March, we had to make alternate plans for our spring service project! #RALLYCOLUMBUS – Spring, 2020 We usually participate in some type of health, fitness or wellness event(s) in the spring to raise money or…

New business class at OOHS slated for Fall 2020

Next fall will bring an exciting change to the Olentangy business departments… the Applied Economics class will be replaced with a new course titled “Entrepreneurship” and will be a year long option for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. The course will be offered at all four high schools and OOHS students will be able to count…

EntrepreNEERS collect toys for children in our 2019 Toys for Tots drive

Olentangy Orange HS and our EntrepreNEERS Business Club are proud to have our very own chapter of National Business Honors Society (NBHS)! If you don’t know, NBHS is a society for passionate business students in high schools across America, meant to promote and recognize these exceptional students. As a chapter of the NBHS, we are…

EntrepreNEERS Halloween Party 2019

The EntrepreNEERS Business Club celebrated it’s inaugural Halloween social on the 29th of October! Club officers spent time setting and decorating the room to make it Halloween themed, found some spooky Halloween music and of course, included lots of delicious sweet treats and desserts for our members to enjoy. Although the social was originally a…

Student-of-the-Month Shirt Design

Student Tony L. helps to digitize a logo for our school’s Student-of-the-Month prize. Thanks to American Family Insurance for working with us!!

Orange Apparel Co. is BACK in business!

We’re Back in Business! We ~ the EntrepreNEERS ~ are looking to grow our small startup business this year.  As you may know, the OOHS business students run a t-shirt operation called the “Orange Apparel Co.”  that started a couple years ago.  We just completed our first order for the 2019-20 school year and are…

Steps in the DECA competitions

Guest post by Anna P  What is DECA? DECA is a business organization at our school which allows students to use the knowledge they have learned and apply it in a realistic setting or competition. With my experience in DECA, the club has helped me with my presentation skills and followed the steps to create…