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

School news & Happenings

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Feature of the Week

Mar 22, 2017

Feature of the Week

Student leaders talk about their sport, activity or club in our feature of the week.

Service Highlight - Anthony Phan '17

Mar 22, 2017

Service Highlight - Anthony Phan '17

Read about senior Anthony Phan's service at nearby Blessed Trinity Catholic School.

Big Fish opens April 21st

Mar 22, 2017

Big Fish opens April 21st

AHA's Spring Musical opens April 21st at 7 pm.

AHA wins MISF 2017 Program Award

Mar 21, 2017

AHA wins MISF 2017 Program Award

The AHA Way program, now in its 8th year, will be honored April 30th.