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Business Education

Business and Marketing Programs
The first High School of Business™ in Colorado  |  Internationally recognized DECA & Nationally competitive FBLA chapters  |  Gold-Certified Student Store  |  Student Credit Union


Preparing Monarch students to excel in college business administration programs:

Student Experience
Monarch business students learn in and out of the classroom, working on real projects and real problems that parallel the academic curriculum and foster enthusiasm for business and marketing careers.

High School of Business™
An certified national business education program. Monarch’s High School of Business is the first in Colorado, founded in 2008.

The two largest student organizations in Monarch High School -- DECA (marketing) and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members at Monarch have won numerous state and international awards, and led state-wide organizations as presidents, vice presidents, and treasurers.

Faculty and Resource Highlights
- 3 faculty members with exclusive High School of Business training and extensive career experience

- Computer labs, video, and interactive learning equipment

- DECA Gold Certified Student Store

- On-campus Student Credit Union



Howling Good News

Emily Karlzen and Calder Rodriguez qualified to compete in the 2014 FBLA National Finals for Intro to Business in Nashville TN

Junior Achievement selects Coyote Cases for 2014 Company of the Year Top-10 finals in Washington DC; Our delegates: Noah Gambee, April Fabrizio, Carly Gallant, Jenna Nguyen, and Ally Roberts

Four Freshmen teamed up to win the Colorado championship in the 2014 National Economics Challenge David Ricardo Division   

Top-10 winners at 2014 DECA Internationals: Sydney Choi and Noah Leuthaueser

Monarch takes two Colorado FBLA Championships for 2014: Emily Karlzen in Introduction to Business, Davis Conklin and Arif Nadiadi in Management Information Systems Team

Monarch teams win 1st in Colorado for the 2014 DECA Virtual Business Restaurant and Sports competitions

Colorado FBLA 2013 Accounting championship won by Derek Tully
Monarch's DECA students take four state championships by storm (article)

LifeSmarts state championship team goes to Atlanta in April, 2013 (article) 

Monarch teams win 1st in Colorado for the 2013 DECA Virtual Business Retailing and Sports competitions

Daniel Raizman and John Bosshard win a national trophy in Entrepreneurship at FBLA Nationals 2012

Emma Dekker wins FBLA Accounting II state championship in 2012

Matthew Nehring wins a national trophy in Cyber Security at FBLA Nationals 2011

Eileen Sherman, class of 2011, awarded a Junior Achievement Inspriation Scholarship

Mehmed Erkocevic and William Warrilow win a June 2011 tour of Capitol Hill with Congressman Polis, awarded by the SIFMA Foundation

Two perfect scores on the 2011 US Dept of Treasury Challenge by Rachel Keatley and Sebastian Sevcik, who received certificates from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner







Name  (click to go to teacher's Website)



Dana Anderson, HSB Teacher & DECA Advisor 720-561-4335

Sean McCoy, HSB Teacher & FBLA Advisor 720-561-4250

Rudy Sumpter, HSB Teacher & FBLA Advisor 303-257-5926



 Course List




High School of BusinessTM Courses


Other Electives

Leadership in Action

Marketing 1

College Accounting

Wealth Management

Marketing 2

Technology in Business

Principles of Business and Economics

Marketing 3


Principles of Marketing

Marketing Lab (Student Store)


Principles of Finance

Marketing Internship


Principles of Management

Business Strategies

Business Internship




     "Our classes create an environment with actual business settings−you will learn in a mini- real-world setting!”

– Alexa Orr, Student