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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Tri 1 Honor Roll Announced

Dec 08, 2017

Tri 1 Honor Roll Announced

Students whose grade point average meets one of the following criteria are commended.

STARS Connection - Week of December 11, 2017

Dec 07, 2017

STARS Connection - Week of December 11, 2017

Christmas Baskets, College Tour, Immaculate Conception, Student Hockey Passes, Advent and more...

Head Boys Lacrosse Coach Announced

Dec 06, 2017

Head Boys Lacrosse Coach Announced

Blair Berg has been named as the new Academy of Holy Angels' boys lacrosse coach.

Christmas Break Office & Building Hours

Dec 05, 2017

Christmas Break Office & Building Hours

See the holiday 2017 Office and Building hours