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

Jeff Hartmann

  • AP Government
  • World History

Dave Marshak 

  • Economics
  • AP Psychology
  • World History

Josh Van de Hinz

  • AP Government
  • World History

Steve Werle 

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

School news & Happenings

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STARS Connection - Week of February 19, 2018

Feb 15, 2018

STARS Connection - Week of February 19, 2018

No school Fri or Mon, Wed is PLC, Item Drive, Service Hours, Dinner Dance, NHS Tutoring and…

Head Girls LaCrosse Coach Announced

Feb 14, 2018

Head Girls LaCrosse Coach Announced

Caitlin Howe has been named as the new Academy of Holy Angels' girls lacrosse coach.

Open House RSVP

Feb 14, 2018

Open House RSVP

We welcome middle school families (6th - 8th grade) to attend our Winter Open House on Wednesday,…

Three National Merit Finalists in Senior Class

Feb 09, 2018

Three National Merit Finalists in Senior Class

Students were notified this week of Finalist status.