Dear students and parents/ guardians,

    I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits. My name is Yolanda Grayson, and I am delighted to welcome you to the Personal Finance class for the upcoming academic year at Yazoo County High School. As your personal finance teacher, I am thrilled to embark on this journey of financial knowledge and empowerment with each one of you.

    Personal finance is a subject that holds great significance in our lives, and it is my aim to equip all of our students with the essential tools and knowledge to make sound financial decisions throughout their lives. From managing money, understanding budgets, and exploring various investment opportunities to planning for future goals and navigating the complexities of credit and debt, this course will cover a wide range of topics that will prove invaluable in the years to come.

    During the course, we will employ a variety of teaching methods, including interactive discussions, real-life case studies, multimedia presentations, and hands-on activities. This diverse approach will help cater to different learning styles, ensuring that every student can grasp the concepts effectively.

    Open communication is vital to the success of our class. Please feel free to reach out to me via email or schedule meetings during my office hours to discuss any concerns, questions, or suggestions you may have. Additionally, I will keep you informed about important class updates, assignments, and resources through regular communications.

    Before we begin, I encourage you to set personal financial goals for this academic year. Together, we will work towards achieving those goals and creating a strong foundation for a lifetime of financial success.

    I am genuinely excited about the prospect of guiding you on this journey of financial empowerment. Let us work together to create a positive and enriching learning experience for everyone involved.

    Once again, welcome to the Personal Finance class at Yazoo County High School. I look forward to meeting each one of you and helping you unlock the potential of financial knowledge.



    Yolanda Grayson