Horseheads High School
Social Studies


Horseheads High School will be a safe, trusting, and collaborative environment that develops lifelong, self-directed learners. We believe that all students can learn and gain accomplishment in a technologically advanced global society. Our mission is to ensure that all graduates will have the skills and knowledge to achieve success in a progressive society.

The Social Studies Department is committed to district's mission and dedicated to implementing the following New York State learning standards in our ongoing efforts to maximize student success.

Standard 1: History of the United States and New York

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States and New York.


Standard 2: World History

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in world history and examine the broad sweep of history from a variety of perspectives.


Standard 3: Geography

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the geography of the interdependent world in which we live-local, national, and global-including the distribution of people, places, and environments over the Earth's surface.


Standard 4: Economics

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of how the United States and other societies develop economic systems and associated institutions to allocate scarce resources, how major decision-making units function in the United States and other national economies, and how an economy solves the scarcity problem through market and nonmarket mechanisms.


Standard 5: Civics, Citizenship, and Government

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the necessity for establishing governments; the governmental system of the United States and other nations; the United States Constitution; the basic civic values of American constitutional democracy; and the roles, rights, and responsibilities of citizenship, including avenues of participation.

 

Teachers: Jamy Brice-Hyde, Pam Doren, Bill Finnerty, Nancy George, Douglas Jacobs, Adam McDermott, Joseph McMillen, Jason Neubauer, John Thomas, Paige Tyrell, Jeff Van Zile

 

 


Horseheads High School

401 Fletcher Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
Phone:  607-795-2500
Fax:       607-795-2505
Grades:  9-12
Hours:    7:50am - 3:02pm

Karen Donahue, Principal
kdonahue@horseheadsdistrict.com
607-795-2500

Dan Buseck, Assistant Principal
   dbuseck@horseheadsdistrict.com

Mike McCawley, Assistant Principal
   mmccawley@horseheadsdistrict.com

Kris Earl, Assistant Principal
   kearl@horseheadsdistrict.com