Darin Lewis

Business Teacher

This is Ms. Lewis’s second year at Washburn Rural. She teaches Keyboarding, Computer Applications, Business Essentials, Marketing, and Web Design. Ms. Lewis has earned degrees from Ottawa University. She is also the JV Softball Coach, DECA and National Technical Honor Society Co-Sponsor!

 Business Essentials

Business Essentials is the perfect way to begin both the Marketing and Finance pathways. This course gives students an overview of business, marketing, entreprenuership, finance, and accounting.

 Principles of Marketing

TV Commericals, billboards, fancy packaging, store sales, Facebook, junk mail etc. Everyday you are confronted with hundreds of different marketing strategies and tactics.

 Marketing Applications

This course furthers students understanding of marketing with an emphasis in product development, pricing, advertising, and collaboration with businesses, staff, and students.

Students will be required to create new products, fill orders, promote products, manage inventory, manage revenues and expenses, and operate machinery.

The students primary focus will be the student run store, “The Shack”, and will also be responsible for other business ventures with the WRHS Bank and Common Grounds


This course provides students with an introduction to the keyboard and proper keystroke techniques. Students will develop keyboard proficiency, document production skills, and problem-solving skills.

 Computer Applications

This course provides students with knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access), with an integration of internet-based applications such as Google Docs.

Web Page Design

Have fun designing web pages using Adobe Suite Dreamweaver and Photoshop. Students learn how to critically evaluate website quality, learn how to create and maintain quality web pages, learn about how web design standards and why they’re important, and learn to create and manipulate images. Class activities are project-based and give students and opportunity to learn high-demand technical skills


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