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Casey Clevenger

World History

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Tiffany Horton

6th Grade Ancient Civilizations

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Lindy Joe

History of Art and Music

jeanette

Jeanette Martin

7th Grade Medieval & Early Modern Times

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Bill Orsburn

American Democracy
European Studies
US History

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Holli Shelton

8th Grade History
AP History
AP Government

Courses

  • Ancient Civilizations AB (Grade 6)

    This introductory course traces man’s development from earliest civilizations through the early medieval period, emphasizing geography and map skills. These earlier periods are the basis for understanding current cultures and national boundaries. (5-10 Units)
  • Medieval & Early Modern Times AB (Grade 7)

    Beginning with the late Middle Ages and continuing through the early modern period, this course examines expansion of trade, the age of exploration and Western traditions in light of world cultural influences. (5-10 Units)
  • Civics & U.S. History AB (Grade 8)

    A traditional approach to civics emphasizing the understanding of federalism, civic responsibility and the workings of government, is the core of the first semester of this course. The second semester explores the role of the U.S. in world affairs of this century and includes domestic issues such as civil rights and introductory economics. (5-10 Units)
  • World History AB (Grade 9-10)

    This course is the study of civilized man from the beginning of recorded history to the present. The class focus is on Western and Near Eastern civilizations. The use of effective listening and note taking skills is emphasized. Essay exams are used to develop reasoning skills supported by data from legitimate sources. (5-10 Units)

 

  • U.S. History AB (Grade 11)

    A survey of U.S. history from the colonial period through the formulation of the constitution, rise of federalism, sectionalism, civil war and reconstruction, industrialization, expansion, rise to world power and modern times. Areas of study include the term paper, essay writing, use and understanding of primary sources and critical thinking skills for dealing with the complex questions facing the U.S. (5-10 Units)
  • American Democracy AB (Grade 12)

    A course designed to give students an appreciation for the workings of the United States political system. The focus will be on the European origins of American notions of political, social, religious and economic freedom and will examine each branch of government in a biographical approach. The second semester covers economics in the world picture and the role of the United States in the changing political climate. (5-10 Units)
  • History of Art and Music (Grades 9-12)

    This course introduces students to classical and traditional works of art, music and architecture. It stresses the analysis of the works(s) to draw meaningful historical conclusions about the time in which they were created along with the artists’ intent. The course is divided into three sections: a) painting, sculpture and decorative arts; 2) architecture 3) music history. (5-10 Units)
  • Summer Tour (Grades 6-12)

    A four to eight week educational tour of the United States or Europe. The students plan their own itinerary and have the opportunity to experience living history and geography. The five to eight-week U.S. tour includes amazing experiences throughout the nation.