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Social Studies

Social Studies

The AHA Social Studies Department offers a wide selection of courses and experiences to help students comprehend, analyze, and evaluate the components which shape both the individual and the world, and to become agents of change in that world.

Department Learner Outcomes

  • Promote understanding and respect for all cultures and peoples
  • Develop an awareness of the global interdependence of all peoples and nations
  • Develop skills to evaluate with competence social, economic, political, and cultural systems in the US and other nations
  • Develop knowledge, insight, and positive attitudes towards citizenship, change, and community involvement  
  • See the complete social studies curriculum in our Program of Studies

Faculty

Christopher DeCrans, Department Chair

  • American Experience
  • Contemporary World Affairs
  • Sociology
  • World History
  • US History

Joseph Koch 

  • AP US Government
  • World History
  • Contemporary World Affairs

Dave Marshak 

  • Economics
  • AP Psychology
  • World History

 Mike Sack

  • US History
  • World History
  • Government

Steve Werle 

  • 20th Century World History
  • AP US History
  • US History
  • World History

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STARS Connection - Week of February 27, 2017

Feb 23, 2017

STARS Connection - Week of February 27, 2017

Trimester Two Service Hours, Feb 24 is early dismissal, Winter Band and Choir concerts, Spring…

2017 Donor & Volunteer Recognition Reception

Feb 23, 2017

2017 Donor & Volunteer Recognition Reception

Join us on March 20th to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to AHA.

STARS Connection - Week of February 20, 2017

Feb 16, 2017

STARS Connection - Week of February 20, 2017

No school Feb 17 & 20, Graduation name review, Class of 2021 registration, Feb 24 is early…

Registration Night is February 22

Feb 15, 2017

Registration Night is February 22

Class of 2021 Acceptance Letters have been mailed. Registration Night is Wednesday, February…