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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College Athletes from Class of 2019

May 15, 2019

College Athletes from Class of 2019

Congratulations to the following future collegiate athletes!

6th Annual All School Service Day

May 07, 2019

6th Annual All School Service Day

On Thursday, May 23rd, AHA will celebrate All School Service Day.