What is Grit9?

Grit9 is 2 things: 

  1. A student-run business (with a dedicated class period) offering web design, photo scanning, and video tape digitization.
  2. A tech club for all students to improve soft skills and professionalism. Students should visit Mr. Suter’s room (189) to join!

Grit9 Mission Statement

We believe that preparing for life means experiencing it. We develop meaningful relationships. We value intentional risk taking, open communication, and trust. We believe leadership is service, which may require one to step up, step in, or step down.

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Why Day Trading is a Great Investment Option

Why Day Trading is a Great Investment Option For Many People… Trading stocks seems to be a complicated process that takes hours of research to do well in. However, Trading Strategies for Beginners taught myself, along with many others, that trading stocks only takes a few hours to begin a journey of making profit. Not only does the book explain what stock trading is, but it demonstrates the different types of

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Latch Hook & Self-Improvement Journaling

Latch Hook & Self-Improvement Journaling Goals for the Year In the Technology and Entrepreneurship class, students choose a project of their interest to complete throughout the school year. At the second semester, they also choose a book to read to enhance their leadership/business skills. For my project, I am creating a rug-like tapestry out of small pieces of yarn, which is done through a process called Latch Hook. I started

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VR Job Training Simulations Project

VR Job Training Simulations Project Update: 5-9-2022 Grit9 Partners with Tom Ahl Car Dealership to create a “VR Brake Changing Job Simulation” Tom Ahl Dealership Employee shows how the car lift works Prototype of Brakes Changing simulation. Car lift custom modeled in Sketchup. Update: 12-8-2021 Student testing Architectural VR experience Our work being used in Las Vegas! Update: 11-11-2021 Project 1: Mr. Manhole (mrmanhole.com) This company produces equipment and techniques

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Amid Covid: Teaching in a Pandemic

Week 1: Launch in 10,9…LAUNCH. Assignments online? Check…with 887 video tutorials I’ve made dating back to 2012. Students ready to complete work in a completely new way, taking on all time-management responsibilities? That one’s tricky. My 6 and 7 year old kids ready to sit still for hours doing work, letting me do my own work? Ha, no. Last day of class before Work-from-home, our guest speaker spoke on “Changing

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The Student’s Guide to the Quarantine

Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea. This planet has — or rather had — a

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Grit9 Winter Update 11/13/2019

Grit9 Winter Update 11/13/19 A Chilling Sale! It’s Winter time again, and with the season comes Grit9’s (now annual) Winter Sale! With 15% of all web plans, a new limited edition tier of VHS digitization and 15% off all photo scanning orders over 500 photos you aren’t going to want to miss this! This sale will run through February 5, 2020. Some Freezing Updates! With this sale and season comes

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