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LI high school opens retail shop for student vocational training

Carly Sehoenferd, left, 20, of Merrick, works at

Carly Sehoenferd, left, 20, of Merrick, works at The Stable, a new store at Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick. The students there learn the ins and outs of how to operate a store. (Oct. 11, 2012) Photo Credit: Chris Ware

"The Stable" is one of the newest small businesses on Long Island, and it's entirely run by high school students. The small shop, which had its grand opening Tuesday, is located within the corridors of Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick and sells various trinkets -- including smartphone cases, jewelry, school merchandise, etc.

Carly Sehoenferd, left, 20, of Merrick, works at
Photo Credit: Chris Ware

Carly Sehoenferd, left, 20, of Merrick, works at The Stable, a new store at Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick. Nicole Cusumuno, vocational rehabilitation counselor assistant, assists her during a customer transaction during the store's grand opening. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Ashley Florscher, 20 of Massapequa Park, works at
Photo Credit: Chris Ware

Ashley Florscher, 20 of Massapequa Park, works at The Stable, a new store at Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick during its grand opening. (Oct. 11, 2012)

A customer leaves The Stable, a new store
Photo Credit: Chris Ware

A customer leaves The Stable, a new store at Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick during its grand opening. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Carly Sehoenferd, left, 20, of Merrick, works at
Photo Credit: Chris Ware

Carly Sehoenferd, left, 20, of Merrick, works at The Stable, a new store at Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick. The students there learn the ins and outs of how to operate a store. (Oct. 11, 2012)

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