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

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STARS Connection - Week of April 23, 2018

Apr 19, 2018

STARS Connection - Week of April 23, 2018

Cinderella's last weekend, WAC conferences, Starfest, Collegiate participation, Board of Trustees…

Cinderella runs 1 more weekend

Apr 14, 2018

Cinderella runs 1 more weekend

See AHA's musical Cinderellla April 20-22

STARS Connection - Week of April 16, 2018

Apr 12, 2018

STARS Connection - Week of April 16, 2018

Cinderella, Starfest, Collegiate participation, Service, and more.

Class of 2022 Spring letter

Apr 11, 2018

Class of 2022 Spring letter

2022 families: Get information about happenings between now and the start of school