high school

Social Studies
On the K-12 level, we expect all students to:
  • Develop an understanding of self in the context of time, space, and culture.
  • Develop an understanding of the interreleatedness and dynamic nature of social, political, and economic systems within a culture.
  • Develop an understanding that every society is based on learned beliefs and values about life which are shared and which influence behavior.
  • Demonstrate a pluralistic perspective and respect for the contributions of groups within a socitey.
  • Develop an understanding of the interdependence of the global community and an active concern for the world's ecosystems.
  • Develop the historical perspective and critical thinking skills necessary to find meaning in current human experience.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, values, and decision-making skills essential to participate as a rational, caring citizen in local, state, national, and global communities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and application of, and ommitment to, democratic principles, behaviors, and institutions which recognize individual rights, freedoms, and responsibilities.
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