Central Holds Annual Personal Finance Festival to Promote Financial Literacy


April 27, 2023

SCSD School Board President Brian Gahagan (right) talks with seniors Bailey Dodson (left) and Maia Jeffries (center) about budgeting for car repairs and maintenance as well as the costs associated with public transportation and/or parking for those whose careers may lead them to city life.

Financial Literacy is a crucial life skill, which Central High School has prioritized in its curricula in recent years. CHS offers a popular business and personal finance elective and continues to incorporate finance/economics into 12th-grade social studies courses as well as into other courses such as consumer math. Additionally, all seniors participate in the annual Personal Finance Festival (PFF), which was held on April 20 for the class of 2023.

The PFF is a simulation activity, which helps students learn more about entry-level salaries, personal income tax, budgeting, saving/investing...

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