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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Academy of Holy Angels Named a Top 150 Workplace

Jun 22, 2017

Academy of Holy Angels Named a Top 150 Workplace

AHA has been named one of the 2017 Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune!

AHA Receives City Approval for New Sports Facility

Jun 20, 2017

AHA Receives City Approval for New Sports Facility

AHA will begin construction this summer on a new, lighted synthetic turf practice facility…

Boston College Tour - Sign up through June 30

Jun 19, 2017

Boston College Tour - Sign up through June 30

Students can still sign up for the October 2017 Boston College Tour through the end of the…

Grad photos now available

Jun 19, 2017

Grad photos now available

Photos taken by Lifetouch on Graduation day are now available online.