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

  • Sociology
  • World History
  • US History

Jeff Hartmann

  • World History and Geography
  • Economics
  • Contemporary World Affairs
  • Government

Dave Marshak 

  • Economics
  • AP Psychology
  • World History and Geography
  • U.S. History

Josh Van de Hinz

  • AP Government
  • World History and Geography
  • Economics

Steve Werle 

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

School news & Happenings

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AHA Building

Jun 29, 2020

AHA Task Forces and Updated State Guidelines

A letter from AHA President Tom Shipley about 2020-2021 planning

AHA Named a 2020 Star Tribune Top Workplace

Jun 28, 2020

AHA Named a 2020 Star Tribune Top Workplace

AHA has received this award since 2017.

Tri 3 Honor Roll

Jun 19, 2020

Tri 3 Honor Roll

Academy of Holy Angels is proud to announce the 2019-20 Trimester Three Honor Roll.

2020 Celebration Day Awards

Jun 17, 2020

2020 Celebration Day Awards

Congratulations to all awardees!