Ms. Puric's College Accounting

William Floyd High School Business Academy

kpuric@wfsd.k12.ny.us

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Important Dates:

  • October 6, 2017 - First Quarter Progress Report Period Ends
  • October 12, 2017- WFHS Parent-Teacher Conferences 5 pm
  • October 13 & 16, 2017 - Chapter 1 Test
  • November 3, 2017 - Quiz Chapter 2
  • November 9, 2017 - First Quarter Ends
  • November 20th & 21st - Chapter 2 Test
  • Break - November 22-26th Happy Thanksgiving!!!
  • December Break
  • January 16-18 - Midterms
  • January 26 - End of 2nd Qtr
  • February Break: Feb. 19-23rd
  • March 26 - Chapter 6 Assessment
  • Spring Break - March 30-April 4
  • NOCTI EXAM : May 11/18

FINAL EXAM DATES: 6/4 & 6/6 in class!





Mick Jagger may be known for his musical achievements and stage acrobatics, but did you know he could also rock a spreadsheet? Kenny G and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin worked in accounting, too, before they launched their music careers. How's that for some surprising facts about accounting and the professionals who pursue it?

5 Surprising Facts About Accounting as a Profession

  • The FBI employs more than 2,000 accounting special agents who use their mad math skills to solve crimes.
  • Aside from the musicians, actor Bob Newhart, comedian Eddie Izzard, author John Grisham and boxing champion Chuck Liddell also rocked the numbers.
  • The 1928 bubble gum inventor was an accountant named Walter Diemer.
  • The first CPA exam was issued in New York way back in 1896.
  • CPAs spend an average of 1,700 hours hand-counting the Academy Award ballots. (Oops! After the 2017 Best Picture mistake, new protocols have been established.)

-Robert Half July 26, 2017