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

Steve Werle 

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

School news & Happenings

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Donald's Uniform Fall Sale includes 20% off

Oct 17, 2017

Donald's Uniform Fall Sale includes 20% off

20% select merchandise at Donald's from Oct. 16th through Nov. 5th.

STARS Connection - Week of October 16, 2017

Oct 12, 2017

STARS Connection - Week of October 16, 2017

P/T Conferences, Soccer Sections, Senior Pics, Volunteer Training and more.

Mother Daughter Lunch

Oct 09, 2017

Mother Daughter Lunch

Register online now for the annual Mother Daughter Lunch at AHA on Nov. 5th.

Grandparents & Special Friends Day

Oct 07, 2017

Grandparents & Special Friends Day

The AHA welcomed over 400 grandparents and special friends to campus on Friday, October 6th.