About the Club
The FBLA Club is open to students in grades 9-12 who are interested in business, entrepreneurship, and leadership. The mission statement of the national organization is to inspire and prepare students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences. Students manage the school store which includes researching profitability of products, pricing products, reading business invoices, stocking the store, advertising, and calculating return on investment.
In addition to running the school store, students have participated in the Lead-to-Feed Program and competed in national investing competitions. Shepaug FBLA students have consistently finished in the top 10% nationwide in these competitions. Students have participated in field trips ranging from the New Britain Bees Baseball in Education Day to trips to the Museum of American Finance and Wall Street.
When and Where
Bi-Weekly lunch meetings in Room E-5. School Store schedule is prepared at the beginning of each year based on open periods for members.