Social Studies Department Chair: Kerry Green
Guiding principles for what we teach:
- We believe that Social Studies involves many disciplines in its quest to enrich students with knowledge of many societies and their interactions.
- We strive to provide a solid foundation of Social Studies skills for all SHS students.
- Our goals are: to enable thorough interpretation of historical facts, to encourage students to analyze information, and to fully engage SHS Social Studies students in higher-level thinking.
- We have the highest expectations for all SHS Social Studies students; we will instill discipline, hard work, and progressive thought through a rigorous instructional model.Overall, our desire is for SHS students to become successful and empathetic leaders in society.