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Academy of Finance (AOF)


  • Ms. Knode is a Career and Technology Education Teacher since  2000.  She's been an AOF instructor since 2000 and the first teacher to bring the Entrepreneurship class to Washington County.
  • Ms. Newbraugh is a Career and Technology Education Teacher working with South High since 2006. She is a graduate of Hagerstown Community College and Shippensburg University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business and Teaching.

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To prepare students for careers in business and finance

How to Join

See Mrs. Knode (Room 4247) or Miss Newbraugh (Room 4245) and obtain an application form.  Upon completing the form, your name will reviewed by a committee. If selected, you will be interviewed and notified by mail.

Past and Future Events

  • Presentations at Monthly Board meeting before school
  • Local Field Trips - HCC / Citicorp / First Data ...
  • Stock Market Game
  • Etiquette Dinner - Nicks Airport Inn, Schmackeulstubb
  • New Your City - New York Stock Exchange / Nasdaq
  • Advisory with Mrs. Knode