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

  • Sociology
  • World History
  • US History

Jeff Hartmann

  • World History and Geography
  • Economics
  • Contemporary World Affairs
  • Government

Dave Marshak 

  • Economics
  • AP Psychology
  • World History and Geography
  • U.S. History

Josh Van de Hinz

  • AP Government
  • World History and Geography
  • Economics

Steve Werle 

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

School news & Happenings

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Mid-Tri 2 grades now available online

Jan 17, 2019

Mid-Tri 2 grades now available online

Go to AHA's NetClassroom (located in the Parent portal on academyofholyangels.org) and log…

STARS Connection - Week of January 21, 2019

Jan 17, 2019

STARS Connection - Week of January 21, 2019

No School for MLK Jr Day, TADS re-enrollment, Parent Breakfasts, Thursday is E and more...

The 2019 One ACT opens Jan 18

Jan 15, 2019

The 2019 One ACT opens Jan 18

Much Ado About Nothing: The Benedick and Beatrice Story opens Jan 18.