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Graham Immerman
December 27, 2017

These high school students are learning valuable skills that are in high demand. They are running their very own fully functioning manufacturing business. "After beginning from scratch in September, the business has set up an e-commerce site and is taking orders. In the week before Christmas, the company needed to ensure it could ship all of its consumer products before the holidays." Their current products are metal roses, engraved keychains, engraved water bottles, cribbage boards, and cutting boards. You can even order right from their website! It's great to see students getting excited about this incredible industry!

Students run manufacturing company within classroomSource: http://www.hngnews.com

McFarland’s newest manufacturing company has finally reached the selling phase. After beginning from scratch in September, the business has set up an e-commerce site and is taking orders. In the week before Christmas, the company needed to ensure it could ship all of its consumer products before the holidays. “It’s been crazy lately,” said Michael Marfori, manager of the cutting board department. “We have to meet all of our orders, and we need to put in extra time to get the work done.” However, unlike most companies, the entire staff has yet to graduate high school. Spartan Manufacturing is in its inaugural year. The business is run entirely by students within the confines of McFarland High School’s technology and engineering education classrooms. Read More

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